Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off Single-Session Tickets on Sale Now
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 26, 2021) – Single-Session tickets for the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off will be available beginning at Noon ET on Wednesday. Single-Session tickets begin at just $22 and can be secured by visiting the tournament’s website at fmto.wpengine.com or by calling the Suncoast Credit Union Arena Box Office at 239-481-4849. Full-Tournament tickets for either the Beach or Palms Division are also available.
The fourth-annual Tournament will feature two four-team fields for the first time – the Beach Division and the Palms Division. The Beach Division will include the in-state Florida Gators, Ohio State Buckeyes, Cal Bears and Seton Hall Pirates and be held on November 22 and 24. The Palms Division will be staged on November 23 and 24 and will feature the Bowling Green Falcons, Milwaukee Panthers, Southern Utah Thunderbirds and Yale Bulldogs.
Information regarding each of the four sessions during the Tournament can be found below:
|Session||Date||Matchups||Game Times (ET)|
|Session 1||Monday, Nov. 22 |
|Ohio State vs. Seton Hall |
Cal vs. Florida
|6 p.m. ET |
8:30 p.m. ET
|Session 2||Tuesday, Nov. 23 |
|Southern Utah vs. Yale|
Bowling Green vs. Milwaukee
|Noon ET |
2:30 p.m. ET
|Session 3||Wednesday, Nov. 24 |
|Third-Place Game |
|11 a.m. |
|Session 4||Wednesday, Nov. 24 |
|Third-Place Game |
|6 p.m. |
As the season draws near, many of the teams and players participating in the Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off are earning early season recognition. Beginning with the Beach Division, Ohio State’s E.J. Liddell is a consensus preseason All-American, while the Buckeyes were voted to finish fourth in a loaded Big Ten this season by the conference media. Additionally, Florida’s Colin Castleton is a first-team Preseason All-SEC selection and Seton Hall’s Jared Rhoden is a first-team Preseason All-Big East pick.
In the Palms Division, both Yale (Ivy) and Southern Utah (Big Sky) were picked to win their respective conference championships this season by league coaches, while Milwaukee was picked to finish fourth in what expects to be a very competitive Horizon League season. Panther freshman Pat Baldwin, a projected lottery pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, was voted a first-team Preseason All-Conference performer.
Nationally recognized brands have also aligned themselves with the high-profile nature of the Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off. Rocket Mortgage returns as the fourth-year title sponsor of the event and are joined this year by premium brands Old Trapper Beef Jerky, Applebee’s, State Farm, Roman, Libman and O’Reilly Auto Parts.