Connect with us
PSN is sponsored by Beaver County Auto

College Basketball

2020 PBC Roundball Classic Canceled

Published

on

The 2020 PBC Roundball Classic, scheduled for April 14-15 at Montour High School, has been canceled, according to a statement from director John Giammarco.

In its new format debuted in 2019, the Roundball Classic featured incoming freshmen from the recruiting classes of Pitt, Duquesne and Robert Morris along with graduating WPIAL high school seniors and others.

Duquesne basketball on Pittsburgh Sports Now is sponsored by The Summit Academy: setting young men on the path to a better future.

Setting young men on the path to a better future.

With the public heath concern of the novel coronavirus-caused COVID-19 pandemic, the idea of bringing in players from out of town to participate in the event was untenable, even a month out.

“After careful consideration of the ever-evolving nationwide coronavirus pandemic, we have decided to cancel the 2020 PBC Roundball and all associated events scheduled for April 14-15, 2020 at Montour Athletic Center,” Giammarco wrote in a statement.

“We made this very difficult decision in order to protect the health and safety of the players, coaches, fans and event staff.”

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
Continue Reading
Advertisement
1 Comment
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
1 Comment
Oldest
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Chuck Verdeber
Chuck Verdeber
1 year ago

Just another cowardly move caving into the governmental pressure based on an over hyped medical situation. Pretty soon we will cancel eating, drinking and sleeping. But hey they are just trying to protect us

 
Like Pittsburgh Sports Now on Facebook!
Send this to a friend