Weather Threat Postpones 2015 State Basketball Tournaments

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LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) – Because of winter weather which is expected to cover the state with either snow or ice today, the Arkansas Activities Association (AAA) has postponed Wednesday’s state tournament play in all classes (7A, 6A, 5A, 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A).

The postponement will push the semifinal round in each classification to Sunday, and will keep the State Finals which are scheduled for March 12-14 at Hot Springs’ Bank of the Ozarks Arena on schedule.

“The decision was based on a safety issue,” said AAA executive director Lance Taylor. “We wanted to make sure that everyone could travel to our state locations without hazardous driving conditions. The weather conditions will not be favorable to travel on Wednesday, and warmer temperatures are expected for the rest of the week.”

The starting times will remain the same for all state tournament games. The semifinal rounds will be played on Sunday starting at 12:30 p.m.

The press conference for the State Finals will be held at the AAA office on Monday, March 9 at 11 a.m.

Click here to download the brackets from the AAA website with the new time changes and dates.

Tournament Sites:
  • Class 7A – Springdale High School
  • Class 6A – Siloam Springs High School
  • Class 5A – Greene County Tech High School
  • Class 4A – Ozark High School
  • Class 3A – Cossatot River High School
  • Class 2A – Pangburn High School
  • Class 1A – Nashville High School (Kirby)

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