MIAMI — Even though things have been bottled up by the weather the last couple of days, the Northeastern Oklahoma A&M High School Basketball Tournament presented by American Bus Sales will start as scheduled on Thursday, Jan. 18, according to NEO athletic director Dale Patterson.

According to the Oklahoma Mesonet, Thursday’s high will be 42, then 52 Friday and 63 Saturday.

The tournament will feature 48 teams playing at three locations — the NEO Field House, the Glen Wolfe Student Activity Center and the Miami Activity Center,

Games tip off at 10:30 a.m. with games following at noon, 1:30 p.m. 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. over the next three days.

Daily are $9 for adults, $8 for students and senior citizens. A tournament pass (good for all games at all four sites) is $20.