H.S. BASKETBALL | Boys' Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament Set To Begin

03/13/2018 10:44 AM

The 2018 Whitaker Bank / KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament begins on Wednesday.

All games will take place inside Lexington’s Rupp Arena.

The first round match-ups are as follows (all times ET):

March 14 – Corbin (25-7) vs. Estill County (26-7) at 12 p.m.
March 14 – Scott County (34-1) vs. Trinity (30-3) at 1:30 p.m.
March 14 – Southwestern (18-14) vs. Warren Central (29-5) at 6:30 p.m.
March 14 – Pikeville (24-9) vs. John Hardin (28-7) at 8 p.m.

March 15 – University Heights (23-7) vs. Campbell County (28-5) at 12 p.m.
March 15 – Fern Creek (26-6) vs. Boyd County (29-6) at 1:30 p.m.
March 15 – Oldham County (29-5) vs. McCracken County (28-6) at 6:30 p.m.
March 15 – Apollo (16-15) vs. Covington Catholic (31-4) at 8 p.m.

The tournament quarterfinals will take place Friday, while the semifinals will take place Saturday.

The state championship game will be played Sunday at 2 p.m.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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