PIT releases partial line-up

Published 9:24 pm Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Travis Releford of the University of Kansas, Jordan Hulls of Indiana University and Mark Lyons of the University of Arizona have accepted invitations to play in the 2013 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.

Previously announced participants include Stan Okoye (Virginia Military Institute), Maurice Kemp (East Carolina University), Jack Cooley (University of Notre Dame), Rotnei Clarke (Butler University) and Matthew Dellavedova (Saint Mary’s College).

The full roster will be announced Friday at 4 p.m.

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Tim Hardaway, former NBA great and finalist for the Basketball Hall of Fame, will be the featured speaker at the PIT Celebrity Luncheon to be held April 12 at the Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel. Ticket information is available at www.portsmouthinvitational.com.

The nation’s oldest amateur basketball tournament, the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament will be held April 10-13 in the gymnasium of Churchland High School, 4301 Cedar Lane in Portsmouth.

Tickets are $10 a night (for two games) or buy a tournament ticket book for $32 to see all 12 games. Tickets are available through all Ticketmaster outlets and through Portsmouth’s Willett Hall box office, 3701 Willett Drive. Call 393- 5460 for ticket information or group discounts.

Tickets will also be sold at the gate prior to the start of each game.