Big East tourney schedule, location set


Southern Nash's Chris Allen, right, eyes Northern Nash's Henry Richardson, left, as Northern Nash's Davontae Wiggins, back, also defends Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, during the game at Northern Nash High School.


Telegram Reports

Thursday, February 14, 2019

The Big East tournament for boys’ and girls’ basketball begins this Monday, and will be split between Rocky Mount High and the Rocky Mount Event Center.

On Monday, the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds will both receive byes, while the No. 3 and No. 6 seeds will play at the REMC, with the girls’ game at 6 p.m. and the boys’ at 7:30 p.m. The No. 4 and No. 5 seeds will play at Rocky Mount High.

On Wednesday, the winners of the games between the No. 4 and No. 5 seeds will play the No. 1 seed at REMC, at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., while the winners of the No. 3 and and No. 6 matchups will play the No. 2 seed at Rocky Mount High.

On Friday, the winner of the games on Wednesday will play at the REMC.

There is only one regular season conference game remaining — Northern Nash at Wilson Hunt on Friday. Seeds will be finalized by Saturday morning, although the Knights, who are 9-0 in conference, have already clinched the No. 1 seed for the boys.