The Hope College men’s basketball team is hosting its annual Holland Sentinel/Russ DeVette Classic this weekend at DeVos Fieldhouse.

The two-day tournament on Friday-Saturday, Dec. 19-20, features the Flying Dutchmen, Pittsburgh-Greensburg, Mount Union (Ohio) and Olivet College.

On Friday, Olivet will play Mount Union at 6 p.m., while Hope will face Pittsburgh-Greensburg at 8 p.m.

On Saturday, Olivet will meet Pittsburgh-Greensburg at 1 p.m. and Hope plays Mount Union at 3 p.m.

Tickets are on sale. They can be purchased by calling the Hope ticket office at (616) 395-7890 or emailing

This is the 26th DeVette Classic and 15th Sentinel Tournament.

The Russ DeVette Holiday Classic honors longtime Hope College basketball coach Russ DeVette, who guided the Flying Dutchmen to more than 300 victories from 1948-1977. Coach DeVette died on November 23, 2009, at age 86.

Hope is 42-8 all-time in the DeVette Classic with 17 tournament championships.

The Flying Dutchmen are 22-6 all-time in the Sentinel Tournament with eight championships.