SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED FOR 2022 SUNSHINE SLAM
August 9, 2022
The field for the event consists of Georgia, South Florida, Saint Joseph’s, and UAB playing in the Beach bracket and Bucknell, Austin Peay, UAlbany, and Presbyterian competing in the Ocean bracket. Three games, including the Beach Bracket Championship, will air nationally on CBS Sports Network. FloSports will air five additional games, including the Ocean Bracket Championship and the Beach and Ocean Brackets consolation games.
-----SEMIFINAL SCHEDULE – Monday, November 21-----
OCEAN BRACKET BEACH BRACKET
12:00pm – Austin Peay vs. UAlbany (FloSports) 6:00pm – UAB vs. USF (CBSSN)
2:00pm – Bucknell vs. Presbyterian (FloSports) 8:30pm – Georgia vs. Saint Joseph’s (CBSSN)
-----CHAMPIONSHIP/CONSOLATION SCHEDULE – Tuesday, November 22-----
12:00pm – Ocean Bracket Championship (FloSports) 4:00pm – Beach Bracket Championship (CBSSN)
8:30pm – Ocean Bracket Consolation (FloSports) 6:30pm – Beach Bracket Consolation (FloSports)
Tickets for the Sunshine Slam may be purchased in advance at TicketMaster.com or on the day of competition at the Ocean Center box office.
In addition to the games in Daytona Beach, each team in the Beach Bracket will host a team from the Ocean Bracket prior to arriving in Florida. They are:
November 16 – Presbyterian at UAB November 17 – Austin Peay at USF
November 17 – UAlbany at Saint Joseph’s November 18 – Bucknell at Georgia
In the Sunshine Slam this past November, Utah and Air Force won their respective brackets. The Utes beat Boston College and Tulsa to win their championship, while the Falcons took down Holy Cross and Bethune-Cookman to win their trophy.
About the Gazelle Group
The Sunshine Slam is produced by the Gazelle Group of Princeton, N.J. The Gazelle Group is a sports marketing firm, specializing in event production and management, client representation, and sponsorship consulting. In addition to the Sunshine Slam, Gazelle produces numerous nationally-recognized college basketball events, such as the Empire Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project presented by Continental Tire, the Legends Classic presented by Old Trapper, the Gotham Classic, and the College Basketball Invitational, as well as the Kwik Trip Holiday Face-Off hockey tournament. For more information on the Gazelle Group, please visit www.gazellegroup.com.
About the Northeast Conference
The Northeast Conference (NEC) is the sponsoring conference of the Sunshine Slam. Entering its its 42nd season, the NEC is a NCAA Division I collegiate athletic association consisting of 10 institutions of higher learning located throughout seven states. For more information on the NEC, visit the official website at www.northeastconference.org or follow on Twitter @NECsports.
About CBS Sports Network
CBS Sports Network, the 24-hour home of CBS Sports, is widely available through all major cable, satellite and telco distributors as well as via OTT streaming service providers YouTube TV, fuboTV, DirecTV and Hulu. Additionally, a live CBS Sports Network stream is available through CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports App by authenticating with select providers. For more information, including a full programming schedule, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to hundreds of thousands of competition events across 25+ vertical sport categories in the US and abroad. FloSports’ vision is to give underserved sports the love they deserve. With a growing library of more than 300,000 hours of premium content including news, expert commentary, films, documentaries and more, FloSports has established itself as an innovator and leader in sports streaming. Finally, your sport has a home. For more information, please visit: flosports.tv.
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