Pizza Hut Tournament games postponed on Monday, Round One moved to Tuesday….

Posted by Andy Durham on December 26, 2010 at 3:36 pm under High School | Comments are off for this article


Monday Games Now Set For Tuesday at Greensboro Coliseum Complex

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Due to the inclement winter weather that
struck the Piedmont Triad last night and this morning, the 35th annual Pizza
Hut Invitational presented by NewBridge Bank has been postponed, it was
announced today.

The first-round games, originally scheduled for Monday, Dec. 27
at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center, will be played on Tuesday,
Dec. 28, barring any further delays required by road conditions. The
following schedule will be played on Tuesday with all games set for the
Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center:

Women’s Tournament:

2 p.m. No. 3 Northern Guilford vs. No. 6 Greensboro Day

3:30 p.m. No. 1 Northwest Guilford vs. No. 8 Northeast Guilford

5:30 p.m. No. 4 Grimsley High School vs. No. 5 Ragsdale High School

7 p.m. No. 2 Page High School vs. No. 7 Smith High School

Men’s Tournament:

3 p.m. No. 3 Smith High School vs. No. 6 Ragsdale High School

4:30 p.m. No. 1 Greensboro Day vs. No. 8 Northwest Guilford

6:30 p.m. No. 2 Northeast Guilford vs. No. 7 Northern Guilford

8 p.m. No. 4 Page High School vs. No. 5 Grimsley High School

Second-round games will move to Wednesday, Dec. 29 with the
following games played in the following locations at the Greensboro Coliseum

Men’s semifinals: 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in the
Greensboro Coliseum Arena

Women’s consolation games: 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in the Special Events

Men’s consolation games: 2 p.m. and 3:30 in the Special Events Center

Women’s Semifinals: 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the Special Events

The schedule for Thursday, Dec. 30 remains unchanged. Third
place and championship games for both the men’s and women’s tournaments will
be played in the Greensboro Coliseum Arena. All other consolation games
will be played in the Special Events Center.

“The safety of our competitors and fans as well as tournament
and coliseum officials is our primary concern,” Pizza Hut Invitational
co-chair Randy Cobb said. “We have worked closely with the Guilford County
Schools and the Greensboro Coliseum staff to create a plan that allows the
games to be played while keeping everyone safe. We look forward to starting
the Pizza Hut Invitational on Tuesday.”

The Pizza Hut Invitational presented by NewBridge Bank is an annual high
school basketball tournament in Greensboro, N.C. Founded in 1976 as the
Little 4 Invitational, the tournament features men’s and women’s teams
representing eight Guilford County high schools playing at the Greensboro
Coliseum Complex. One hundred percent of tournament proceeds are donated to
local charities and the participating schools; the Pizza Hut Invitational is
planned and implemented by the Greensboro Sports Council.

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