Danbury Tip-Off set for Dec. 13
The 19th Annual NewsTimes Greater Danbury Boys Tip-Off Classic is set to take place at Immaculate High School on Thursday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 15.
The tournament — presented by S.P.O.R.T.S of Greater Danbury — will mark the start of the boys basketball season. Abbott Tech, Danbury, Bethel and Immaculate’s varsity and JV teams will face off in the semifinals Thursday before the championship Saturday.
Abbott Tech and Danbury will face off on Thursday at 6 p.m. while Immaculate and Bethel follow at 8 p.m. The winners will meet Saturday at 8 p.m. and the losers will face off in the consolation game at 6 p.m.
The Hatters won the tournament a year ago before going on to win the FCIAC championship and advancing to the Division I quarterfinals. The Mustangs reached the SWC final before winning the Division II crown.
Danbury’s Denali Burton drives to the basket during the Division I boys basketball quarterfinals between Danbury and Notre Dame-Fairfield at Trumbull High on March 12. Danbury faces Abbott Tech on Thursday, Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. in the 19th Annual News-Times Greater Danbury Boys Tip-Off Classic at Immaculate High.