Four hundred and one teams were drawn today and placed into brackets for the 102nd Annual IHSAA Boys Basketball State Tournament presented by Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance.
Sectional games are scheduled to begin Monday, Feb. 27, and run through Saturday, March 3, with the regional round slated for March 10 and semi-states on March 17. The four state championship games that make up the state finals will be played at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Saturday, March 24. Sectional schedules will be announced by the host schools this week.
1. Gary West Side (7)
Game 1 Munster vs. Lake Central.
Game 2 Lowell vs. Highland.
Game 3 Gary West Side vs. Hammond Morton.
Game 4 East Chicago Central vs. Winner of Game 1.
Game 5 Winner of Game 2 vs. Winner of Game 3.
Championship Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5.
2. Michigan City (8)
Game 1 Valparaiso vs. Merrillville.
Game 2 Crown Point vs. Chesterton.
Game 3 Portage vs. Hobart.
Game 4 Michigan City vs. LaPorte.
Game 5 Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2.
Game 6 Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4.
Championship Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 6.
3. Penn (6)
Game 1 South Bend Adams vs. Mishawaka.
Pairings set for boys basketball state tournament
Hamilton Southeastern, the top-ranked team in the Class 4A poll from the Associated Press as well as the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association will meet No. 3 North Central of Indianapolis right off the bat in the opening game of Sectional 8 at Noblesville.
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