The brackets for the Battle 4 Atlantis have been revealed, and Georgetown will face Florida in the first round. Potential matchups with Wisconsin and North Carolina lurk in the later rounds of the Tournament which includes Florida, North Carolina, UCLA, Wisconsin, Butler, Oklahoma and UAB. Fellow Big East chum Villanova won the Tournament last season.
From a press release from Georgetown last December:
The 12-game tournament will be held the week of Thanksgiving, November 26-28, 2014. The eight-team field boasts backgrounds that include a combined 195 NCAA Tournament appearances, as well as 53 Final Four Appearances and 20 National Championships.
The Battle 4 Atlantis will be shown live on the ESPN networks from Atlantis' Imperial Arena. The half-million dollar temporary arena boasts state-of-the-art regulation facilities at the epicenter of the world's largest open-air marine habitat complete with lavish guest accommodations, restaurants, bars, spa, lounges, waterslides and the largest casino in The Bahamas.
About Atlantis, Paradise Island resort, The Bahamas
Atlantis, Paradise Island is a unique, ocean-themed destination located on Paradise Island, The Bahamas, and features a variety of accommodations, all built around a 141-acre waterscape comprised of over 20 million gallons of fresh and saltwater lagoons, pools and habitats. Home to the largest open-air marine habitat in the world, there are over 50,000 marine animals in lagoons and displays, including The Dig, a maze of underwater corridors and passageways providing a journey through ancient Atlantis. Atlantis is home to Aquaventure, a non-stop water experience consisting of thrilling water slides, a mile-long river ride with high intensity rapids and wave surges, and never-before-seen special effects. Dolphin Cay, the resort's interaction and education center, was created with the goal of enlightening visitors about the wonders of these remarkable ocean inhabitants.
The Cove Atlantis, a 600-room resort, features oversized rooms with a step down living space, spectacular designs by acclaimed interior architects Jeffrey Beers and David Rockwell, unprecedented services and amenities, private all-adult and family pools, lavish cabanas and breathtaking views of the ocean. Atlantis is also known as THE culinary destination in The Caribbean with a collection of restaurants from world-renowned chefs including Nobu Matsuhisa, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Bobby Flay and Todd English. The resort boasts an impressive collection of luxury boutiques and shops, casino, and the largest conference center, meeting and convention facilities in The Caribbean.
Georgetown is selling various packages which you can find HERE for Hoyas fans looking to attend the Tournament:
Travel packages include:
Four-night (November 25 - November 29) or five-night (November 25 - November 30) accommodations at the official tournament hotel, The Atlantis Resort Paradise Island. Fans may choose between staying at the Royal Tower or at The Cove Suites.
Game Tickets: choose a 3-game fan package (which includes tickets to all three Georgetown games) or a 12-game all-tournament package (12-game all-tournament tickets are available for an additional cost and are limited). For both packages, seat locations will be assigned by Georgetown Athletics in accordance with one's 2014-15 athletics giving level.
‘Room Only' Packages Including Game Tickets
Fans interested only in a hotel room and game tickets can book their stay directly with the Atlantis property. Please call 1-800-ATLANTIS or visit battle4atlantis.com for more information. When booking, fans must mention "GEORGETOWN HOYAS" to ensure they receive the correct ticket package and proper seat location.
When booking a room with Atlantis, fans will be able to select one of two ticket packages:
3-Game "Fan Package": includes tickets to each of the three games in which the Hoyas will play (lower level package: $80, upper level package: $60). When purchasing tickets as part of this package, seat locations will be assigned by Georgetown Athletics in accordance with one's 2014-15 athletics giving level. Seat locations may vary from day-to-day.
12-Game "All-Tournament Package": includes tickets to all 12 games of the tournament (lower level package: $310, upper level package: $240). When purchasing tickets as part of this package, seat locations will be assigned by Atlantis based on time of purchase. Fans will receive the same seat location for each of the 12 games.
Note: All tickets will be available for pick up at the hotel. All tickets and seat locations are subject to availability.
Purchasing tickets when booking a room will help to ensure the best possible room rate. Rates are subject to change, so book early to get the best price!
Game Tickets Only
Fans who are not receiving tickets through one of the above options (i.e. fans not staying on the Atlantis property) can purchase tickets directly through Georgetown Athletics through their online MY HOYAS Account.
3-Game "Fan Package": includes tickets to each of the three games in which the Hoyas will play (lower level package: $80, upper level package: $60). When purchasing tickets as part of this package, seat locations may vary from day-to-day.
12-game "All-Tournament Package": includes tickets to all 12 games of the tournament (lower level package: $310). When purchasing tickets as part of this package, seat locations will be the same for all 12 games.
Seat locations will be assigned by Georgetown Athletics in accordance with one's 2014-15 athletics giving level. All tickets and seat locations are subject to availability. Tickets will be available for pick up at the hotel. Standard fees apply to all ticket orders.