Salem Invitational Boys Basketball Tourney Pairings Released

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Published on January 15 2014 2:00 pm
Last Updated on January 15 2014 2:00 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham will face Marion in opening round play of the Salem Invitational Boys Basketball Tournament Wednesday, January 22.

The Salem Tournament opens play Wednesday and will finish out Saturday, January 25. In the opening game Wednesday evening, Centralia faces Mattoon at 7 p.m. followed by the Hearts against Marion at 8:30 p.m.

Thursday's games include Edwardsville facing Lovejoy at 7 p.m. and Mount Vernon against Salem at 8:30 p.m.

Salem Invitational Tournament

Wednesday, January 22

Game 1 -- Centralia vs. Mattoon, 7 p.m.

Game 2 -- Effingham vs. Marion, 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 23

Game 3 -- Edwardsville vs. Lovejoy, 7 p.m.

Game 4 -- Mount Vernon vs. Salem, 8:30 p.m.

Friday, January 24

Game 5 -- Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2, 7 p.m.

Game 6 -- Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, January 25

Game 7 -- Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2, 11:30 a.m.

Game 8 -- Loser Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4, 1 p.m.

Game 9 -- Loser Game 5 vs. Loser Game 6, 5 p.m. (third place)

Game 10 -- Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8, 6:30 p.m. (consolation championship)

Game 11 -- Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8, 8 p.m. (championship)