On Wednesday night, the seeds came out for the 61st annual Bergen County Jamboree tournament. Pascack Valley, which is 8-6 thus far this season, was ranked 9th out of 23 teams in the tournament by the Jamboree committee. Since the Indians are ranked in the Top 9, they will receive a first round bye in the tournament, and will playing it's first game in the Round of 16.
Since Valley's winning percent is not above .650, they did not earn an automatic bid, but they were able to secure an at-large bid. The Indians were one of five teams to receive an at-large invitation from the Big North Conference.
First Round action begins this weekend, as the teams not ranked in the top 9 will vie for a spot in the Round of 16. As a result, the Indians will not make their first tournament appearance until Sunday, February 5, when they will take on the eighth seeded Hackensack at 1:30 p.m. in Tenafly. For the complete schedule of the Jamboree tournament, click here. For a complete list of teams and their seeds, click here.
Last year, Pascack Valley was the 13 seed in the tournament, and played Mahwah in the first round. After defeating Mahwah 50-35, the Indians lost to St. Joseph, 77-64 in the Round of 16.