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MBBALL | NBA Championship Trophy to be featured at CCAA Nationals hosted by Holland Hurricanes

March 15, 2017

2008_NBA_Playoffs_Symposium_in_Taiwan_the_Champion_TrophyThe Larry O’Brien Trophy, which is awarded annually to the NBA Champions, is making the trek to PEI for two days this week as part of the 2017 CCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship hosted by the Holland Hurricanes.

This edition of the trophy will be awarded to the 2017 NBA Champions and kept by the team.

The trophy will be featured at the Awards Banquet on Wednesday night where players will have a chance to have their photo taken with the prestigious trophy.

On Thursday, the trophy will be in the lobby of the Holland College Centre for Community Engagement from 1pm through 3pm; it will also be featured at half-time of the 3pm game between the Nomades de Montmorency and the Lethbridge Kodiaks.

This week the Hurricanes are hosting the championship in Charlottetown featuring the top eight collegiate basketball teams in Canada.

The ‘Canes enter the tournament ranked fourth and will take on the SAIT Trojans (Alberta) on Thursday at 6pm AST in their first game of the championship.

All championship games can be seen live at www.ccaa.ca.

For more information on the 2017 CCAA National Men’s Basketball Championship, including schedules, results, photos and more, please visit www.ccaa.ca.

To connect with the basketball Hurricanes visit www.twitter.com/canesmbball.

To connect with the Hurricanes please visit www.hollandcollege.com/athletics, www.facebook.com/hollandhurricanes, www.twitter.com/hc_hurricanes and www.instagram.com/hollandhurricanes.

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For media inquiries please contact:

Daniel Cudmore

Athletics Development and Communications Coordinator

Department of Athletics and Recreation

Holland College

(902) 894-6870

140 Weymouth Street  •  Charlottetown, PE  •  Canada  •  C1A 4Z1  •  info@hollandcollege.com  •  1-800-446-5265