LANCASTER, Pa. – The Centennial Conference (CC) has announced that five conference basketball games will take place at The Palestra in Philadelphia on Jan. 14.
McDaniel men's basketball team will conclude the five-game slate, taking on Muhlenberg at approximately 7:30 p.m. The game will be the Mules' home game with the second game of the home-and-home series taking place in Westminster for the season finale on Feb. 17.
Referred to as the "Cathedral of College Basketball and located on the University of Pennsylvania campus, The Palestra seats 8,722.
"The history of the Palestra for basketball fans is unmatched and will provide a wonderful opportunity for our students," said CC Executive Director Steve Ulrich. "They will play under the same roof as Wilt Chamberlain, Oscar Robertson, Jerry West, Julius Erving, Bill Bradley, Bob Lanier, Patrick Ewing, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James. We are also excited to showcase the Centennial Conference and Division III basketball for prospective students in the Philadelphia area, as well as alumni and friends of our institutions."
Gettysburg and Ursinus will play a men-women doubleheader to open the day's action at 11:30 a.m., while Dickinson and Washington (Md.) will also play a doubleheader with opening tip scheduled for 3:30 p.m.
Ticket prices and more information about the day will be available at a later date.