LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 17, 2006-- Why does the annual big college basketball tournament capture the imagination of our nation? A quick look at the Papa John's (NASDAQ:PZZA) Perfect Bracket Challenge at sportingnews.com provides the answer:
THAT MEANS LESS THAN ONE PERCENT OF THE ENTRANTS ARE STILL ALIVE IN THE PAPA JOHN'S PERFECT BRACKET CHALLENGE!
"What makes day one results even more amazing is pizza lovers and visitors to SportingNews.com are among the most informed sports fans around," said Bill Van Epps, Papa's John's chief operations officer. "Obviously, all attention today is upon our 45 ace prognosticators to keep hope alive while we keep the ovens on at Papa John's, ready to bake 1,000,000 pizzas in the event of a perfect bracket. We still believe!"
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Chris Sternberg, 502-261-4934
Doug Terfehr, 314-982-9134
SOURCE: Papa John's