IHSAA boys basketball state tournament pairings

IHSAA boys basketball state tournament pairings


IHSAA boys basketball state tournament pairings


Who will be hoisting state title trophies March 25 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse?

Who will be hoisting state title trophies March 25 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse?

On Sunday, the IHSAA revealed the draw for this year’s boys basketball state tournament.

Sectional play begins Feb. 28. The state finals are March 25 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

IndyStar Preps Insider Kyle Neddenriep offers his insights into the bracket.

Here are all the matchups for the entire state.


Sectional 49 (At Kouts)

Last year’s winner: Gary 21st Century

Morgan Township vs. 21st Century Gary, Tuesday

Kouts vs. Westville, Wednesday

Lacrosse vs. Hammond Science & Technology, Wednesday

Washington Township vs. Morgan Township/21st Century Gary winner, Friday

Sectional 50 (At Caston)

Last year’s winner: South Newton

Covenant Christian–DeMotte vs. Caston, Tuesday

Pioneer vs. West Central, Wednesday

South Newton vs. North White, Wednesday

Tri-County vs. Covenant Christian/Caston winner, Friday

Sectional 51 (At Triton)

Last year’s winner: Triton

Culver Community vs. North Miami, Tuesday

South Bend Career Academy vs. Argos, Wednesday

Oregon-Davis vs. South Central–Union Mills, Wednesday

Triton vs. Culver Community/North Miami winner, Friday

Sectional 52 (At Bethany Christian)

Last year’s winner: Fort Wayne Blackhawk Christian

Fort Wayne Blackhawk Christian vs. Elkhart Christian, Tuesday

Lakewood Park Christian vs. Bethany Christian, Tuesday

Lakeland Christian vs. FW Blackhawk Christian/Elkhart Christian winner, Friday

Hamilton vs. Lakewood Park Christian/Bethany Christian winner, Friday

Sectional 53 (At North Vermillion)

Last year’s winner: North Vermillion

Rockville vs. Turkey Run, Tuesday

Attica vs. North Vermillion, Friday

Riverton Parke vs. Rockville/Turkey Run winner, Friday

Sectional 54 (At Tri-Central)

Last year’s winner: Lafayette Central Catholic

Clinton Central vs. Tri-Central, Tuesday

Clinton Prairie vs. Frontier, Tuesday

Lafayette Central Catholic v. Clinton Central/Tri-Central winner, Friday

Faith Christian vs. Clinton Prairie/Frontier winner, Friday

Sectional 55 (At Wes-Del)

Last year’s winner: Liberty Christian

Daleville vs. Anderson Prep, Tuesday

Southern Wells vs. Liberty Christian, Tuesday

Wes-Del vs. Daleville/Anderson Prep winner, Friday

Cowan vs. Southern Wells/Liberty Christian winner, Friday

Sectional 56 (At Blue River Valley)

Last year’s winner: Seton Catholic

Union-Modoc vs. Randolph Southern, Tuesday

Tri vs. Blue River Valley, Tuesday

Union City vs. Union/Randolph Southern winner, Friday

Seton Catholic vs. Tri/Blue River Valley winner, Friday

Sectional 57 (At White River Valley)

Last year’s winner: Bloomfield

White River Valley vs. North Central-Farmersburg, Tuesday

Bloomfield vs. Clay City, Tuesday

Eminence vs. White River Valley/North Central winner, Friday

Shakamak vs. Bloomfield/Clay City winner, Friday

Sectional 58 (At University)

Last year’s winner: Tindley

Bethesda Christian vs. International, Tuesday

Tindley vs. University, Tuesday

Indiana Deaf vs. Bethesda Christian/International winner, Friday

Indiana Math & Science vs. Tindley/University winner, Friday

Sectional 59 (At Edinburgh)

Last year’s winner: Arlington

Morristown vs. Edinburgh, Tuesday

Arlington vs. Central Christian, Tuesday

Greenwood Christian vs. Morristown/Edinburgh winner, Friday

Lutheran vs. Arlington/Central Christian winner, Friday

Sectional 60 (At South Decatur)

Last year’s winner: Southwestern

Southwestern-Shelbyville vs. Waldron, Tuesday

South Decatur vs. Jac-Cen-Del, Wednesday

Oldenburg Academy vs. Rising Sun, Wednesday

Hauser vs. Southwestern/Waldron winner

Sectional 61 (At Borden)

Last year’s winner: West Washington

Borden vs. Medora, Tuesday

Orleans vs. West Washington, Tuesday

Crothersville vs. Borden/Medora winner, Friday

Trinity Lutheran vs. Orleans/West Washington winner, Friday

Sectional 62 (At New Washington)

Last year’s winner: Rock Creek

New Washington vs. Rock Creek, Tuesday

Christian Academy vs. Shawe Memorial, Tuesday

Lanesville vs. New Washington/Rock Creek winner, Friday

South Central-Elizabeth vs. Christian Academy/Shawe Memorial winner, Friday

Sectional 63 (At North Daviess)

Last year’s winner: North Daviess

Vincennes Rivet vs. Loogootee, Tuesday

Washington Catholic vs. Shoals, Friday

North Daviess vs. Vincennes Rivet/Loogootee winner, Friday

Sectional 64 (At Wood Memorial)

Last year’s winner: Wood Memorial

Springs Valley vs. Wood Memorial, Tuesday

Cannelton vs. Northeast Dubois, Tuesday

Evansville Day vs. Springs Valley/Wood Memorial winner, Friday

Tecumseh vs. Cannelton/Northeast Dubois winner, Friday


Sectional 33 (At Gary Roosevelt)

Last year’s winner: Hammond Bishop Noll

Gary Roosevelt vs. Boone Grove, Tuesday

Whiting vs. Lake Station, Tuesday

Hammond Bishop Noll vs. Gary Roosevelt/Boone Grove winner, Friday

River Forest vs. Whiting/Lake Station winner, Friday

Sectional 34 (At Winamac)

Last year’s winner: Marquette Catholic

Hebron vs. Delphi, Tuesday

Knox vs. Winamac, Wednesday

North Newton vs. Marquette Catholic, Wednesday

North Judson vs. Hebron/Delphi winner, Friday

Sectional 35 (At Westview)

Last year’s winner: Westview

Prairie Heights vs. Bremen, Tuesday

Fremont vs. Westview, Wednesday

Whitko vs. Central Noble, Wednesday

LaVille vs. Prairie Heights/Bremen winner, Friday

Sectional 36 (At Woodlan)

Last year’s winner: Fort Wayne Canterbury

Churubusco vs. South Adams, Tuesday

Bluffton (5-13) vs. Fort Wayne Canterbury, Wednesday

Adams Central vs. Eastside, Wednesday

Woodlan vs. Churubusco/South Adams winner, Friday

Sectional 37 (At Oak Hill)

Last year’s winner: Oak Hill

Cass vs. Manchester, Tuesday

Wabash vs. Oak Hill, Wednesday

Northfield vs. Southwood, Wednesday

Rochester (4-14) vs. Cass/Manchester winner, Friday

Sectional 38 (At Fountain Central)

Last year’s winner: Covington

Covington vs. South Vermillion, Tuesday

Seeger vs. Carroll-Flora, Tuesday

Rossville vs. Covington/South Vermillion winner, Friday

Fountain Central vs. Seeger/Carroll winner, Friday

Sectional 39 (At Taylor)

Last year’s winner: Eastern

Elwood vs. Taylor, Tuesday

Alexandria Monroe vs. Eastbrook, Tuesday

Madison-Grant vs. Elwood/Taylor winner, Friday

Eastern-Greentown vs. Alexandria Monroe/Eastbrook winner, Friday

Sectional 40 (At Lapel)

Last year’s winner: Lapel

Lapel vs. Wapahani, Tuesday

Muncie Burris vs. Monroe Central, Tuesday

Sheridan vs. Lapel/Wapahani winner, Friday

Frankton vs. Muncie Burris/Monroe Central winner, Friday

Sectional 41 (At Hagerstown)

Last year’s winner: Northeastern

Union County vs. Centerville, Tuesday

Winchester vs. Hagerstown, Tuesday

Cambridge City Lincoln vs. Union County/Centerville winner, Friday

Northeastern vs. Winchester/Hagerstown winner, Friday

Sectional 42 (At Triton Central)

Last year’s winner: Howe

Irvington Prep vs. Eastern Hancock, Tuesday

Triton Central vs. Howe, Tuesday

Shenandoah vs. Irvington Prep/Eastern Hancock winner, Friday

Knightstown vs. Triton Central/Howe winner, Friday

Sectional 43 (At Speedway)

Last year’s winner: Broad Ripple

Speedway vs. Shortridge, Tuesday

Scecina vs. Covenant Christian, Tuesday

Broad Ripple vs. Speedway/Shortridge winner, Friday

Heritage Christian vs. Scecina/Covenant Christian winner, Friday

Sectional 44 (At South Putnam)

Last year’s winner: Cloverdale

Cascade vs. Monrovia, Tuesday

Southmont vs. Cloverdale, Tuesday

South Putnam vs. Cascade/Monrovia winner, Friday

North Putnam vs. Southmont/Cloverdale winner, Friday

Sectional 45 (At South Ripley)

Last year’s winner: North Decatur

South Ripley vs. Austin, Tuesday

Milan vs. Switzerland County, Tuesday

Southwestern-Hanover vs. South Ripley/Austin winner, Friday

North Decatur vs. Milan/Switzerland County winner, Friday

Sectional 46 (At Crawford County)

Last year’s winner: Providence

Henryville vs. Providence, Tuesday

Eastern-Pekin vs. Clarksville, Tuesday

Paoli vs. Henryville/Providence winner, Friday

Crawford County vs. Eastern/Clarksville winner, Friday

Sectional 47 (At Eastern Greene)

Last year’s winner: Linton-Stockton

Barr-Reeve vs. Linton-Stockton, Tuesday

Eastern Greene vs. South Knox, Tuesday

Mitchell vs. Barr-Reeve/Linton-Stockton winner, Friday

North Knox vs. Eastern Greene/South Knox winner, Friday

Sectional 48 (At Southridge)

Last year’s winner: South Spencer

North Posey vs. Evansville Mater Dei, Tuesday

Forest Park vs. Perry Central, Tuesday

South Spencer vs. North Posey/Evansville Mater Dei winner, Friday

Tell City vs. Forest Park/Perry Central winner, Friday


Sectional 17 (At Hammond Clark)

Last year’s winner: Griffith

Lighthouse CPA  vs. Hammond Clark, Tuesday

Griffith (vs. Hammond, Tuesday

Kankakee Valley vs. Lighthouse/Hammond Clark winner, Friday

Hammond Gavit vs. Griffith/Hammond winner, Friday

Sectional 18 (At Rensselaer Central)

Last year’s winner: Twin Lakes

Wheeler vs. Calumet, Tuesday

Andrean vs. Twin Lakes, Tuesday

Rensselaer Central vs. Wheeler/Calumet winner, Friday

Hanover Central vs. Andrean/Twin Lakes winner, Friday

Sectional 19 (At Jimtown)

Last year’s winner: Mishawaka Marian

New Prairie vs. Mishawaka Marian, Tuesday

Glenn vs. Jimtown, Tuesday

South Bend St. Joseph vs. New Prairie/Mishawaka Marian winner, Friday

Culver Academies vs. Glenn/Jimtown winner, Friday

Sectional 20 (At Maconaquah)

Last year’s winner: Northwestern

Northwestern vs. West Lafayette, Tuesday

Benton Central vs. Peru, Tuesday

Maconaquah vs. Northwestern/West Lafayette winner, Friday

Western vs. Benton Central/Peru winner, Friday

Sectional 21 (At Wawasee)

Last year’s winner: NorthWood

Tippecanoe Valley vs. Wawasee, Tuesday

NorthWood vs. Lakeland, Tuesday

West Noble vs. Tippecanoe Valley/Wawasee winner, Friday

Fairfield vs. NorthWood/Lakeland winner, Friday

Sectional 22 (At Garrett)

Last year’s winner: Angola

Leo vs. Fort Wayne Dwenger, Tuesday

Fort Wayne Concordia vs. Angola, Tuesday

New Haven vs. Leo/Bishop Dwenger winner, Friday

Garrett vs. FW Concordia/Angola winner, Friday

Sectional 23 (At Bellmont)

Last year’s winner: Columbia City

Mississinewa vs. Heritage, Tuesday

Bellmont vs. Columbia City, Tuesday

Fort Wayne Luers vs. Mississinewa/Heritage winner, Friday

Norwell vs. Bellmont/Columbia City winner, Friday

Sectional 24 (At Marion)

Last year’s winner: Marion

Tipton vs. Marion, Tuesday

Blackford vs. Hamilton Heights, Tuesday

Yorktown vs. Tipton/Marion winner, Friday

Delta vs. Blackford/Hamilton Heights winner, Friday

Sectional 25 (At Greencastle)

Last year’s winner: Tri-West

Greencastle vs. Crawfordsville, Tuesday

Western Boone vs. Frankfort, Wednesday

Lebanon vs. North Montgomery, Wednesday

Tri-West vs. Greencastle/Crawfordsville winner, Friday

Sectional 26 (At Edgewood)

Last year’s winner: Northview

Brown County vs. Sullivan, Tuesday

West Vigo vs. Owen Valley, Tuesday

Edgewood vs. Brown County/Sullivan winner, Friday

Northview vs. West Vigo/Owen Valley winner, Friday

Sectional 27 (At Brebeuf Jesuit)

Last year’s winner: Brebeuf Jesuit

Marshall vs. New Palestine, Tuesday

Herron vs. Crispus Attucks, Wednesday

Manual vs. Brebeuf Jesuit, Wednesday

Bishop Chatard vs. Marshall/New Palestine winner, Friday

Sectional 28 (At Danville)

Last year’s winner: Park Tudor

Danville vs. Park Tudor, Tuesday

Indian Creek vs. Beech Grove, Wednesday

Washington vs. Cardinal Ritter, Wednesday

Northwest vs. Danville/Park Tudor winner, Friday

Sectional 29 (At Greensburg)

Last year’s winner: Greensburg

South Dearborn vs. Madison, Tuesday

Franklin County vs. Lawrenceburg, Wednesday

Batesville vs. Rushville, Wednesday

Greensburg vs. South Dearborn/Madison winner, Friday

Sectional 30 (At Salem)

Last year’s winner: Silver Creek

North Harrison vs. Brownstown Central, Tuesday

Salem vs. Scottsburg, Wednesday

Silver Creek vs. Corydon Central, Wednesday

Charlestown vs. North Harrison/Brownstown Central winner, Friday

Sectional 31 (At Washington)

Last year’s winner: Pike Central

Jasper vs. Washington, Tuesday

Vincennes Lincoln vs. Southridge, Tuesday

Pike Central vs. Jasper/Washington winner, Friday

Princeton vs. Vincennes Lincoln/Southridge winner, Friday

Sectional 32 (At Boonville)

Last year’s winner: Evansville Bosse

Mt.Vernon-Posey vs. Boonville, Tuesday

Gibson Southern vs. Evansville Bosse, Tuesday

Heritage Hills vs. Mt. Vernon/Boonville winner, Friday

Evansville Memorial vs. Gibson Southern/Evansville Bosse winner, Friday


Sectional 1 (At East Chicago Central)

Last year’s winner: East Chicago Central

Hammond Morton vs. Highland, Tuesday

Munster vs. Gary West Side, Wednesday

Lowell vs. Lake Central, Wednesday

East Chicago Central vs. Hammond Morton/Highland winner, Friday

Sectional 2 (At Michigan City)

Last year’s winner: Crown Point

Michigan City vs. Valparaiso, Tuesday

Crown Point vs. Hobart, Wednesday

Portage vs. Chesterton, Wednesday

Merrillville vs. Michigan City/Valparaiso winner, Friday

Sectional 3 (At South Bend Washington)

Last year’s winner: South Bend Riley

South Bend Washington vs. Plymouth, Tuesday

South Bend Riley vs. South Bend Adams, Wednesday

LaPorte vs. South Bend Clay, Wednesday

Mishawaka vs. South Bend Washington/Plymouth winner, Friday

Sectional 4 (At Elkhart Central)

Last year’s winner: Warsaw

Concord vs. Goshen, Tuesday

Elkhart Central vs. Penn, Wednesday

Northridge vs. Warsaw, Wednesday

Elkhart Memorial vs. Concord/Goshen winner, Friday

Sectional 5 (At Carroll)

Last year’s winner: Carroll

Fort Wayne North Side vs. DeKalb, Tuesday

East Noble vs. Carroll-Fort Wayne, Tuesday

Fort Wayne Northrop vs. FW North Side/DeKalb winner, Friday

Fort Wayne Snider vs. East Noble/Carroll winner, Friday

Sectional 6 (At Fort Wayne Wayne)

Last year’s winner: Homestead

Muncie Central vs. Jay County, Tuesday

Fort Wayne South Side vs. Homestead, Tuesday

Huntington North vs. Muncie Central/Jay County winner, Friday

Fort Wayne Wayne vs. FW South Side/Homestead winner, Friday

Sectional 7 (At Lafayette Jeff)

Last year’s winner: McCutcheon

Harrison vs. Zionsville, Tuesday

Kokomo vs. Lafayette Jeff, Tuesday

Logansport vs. Harrison/Zionsville winner, Friday

McCutcheon vs. Kokomo/Lafayette Jeff winner, Friday

Sectional 8 (At Carmel)

Last year’s winner: Carmel

Hamilton Southeastern vs. Fishers, Tuesday

Carmel vs. Westfield, Wednesday

Guerin Catholic vs. Noblesville, Wednesday

Anderson vs. Hamilton Southeastern/Fishers winner, Friday

Sectional 9 (At New Castle)

Last year’s winner: Connersville

Mt. Vernon-Fortville vs. Connersville, Tuesday

Greenfield-Central vs. Pendleton Heights, Tuesday

Richmond vs. Mt. Vernon/Connersville winner, Friday

New Castle vs. Greenfield-Central/Pendleton Heights winner, Friday

Sectional 10 (At North Central)

Last year’s winner: North Central

Warren Central vs. Lawrence North, Tuesday

Lawrence Central vs. North Central, Tuesday

Tech vs. Warren Central/Lawrence North winner, Friday

Cathedral vs. Lawrence Central/North Central winner, Friday

Sectional 11 (At Decatur Central)

Last year’s winner: Southport

Ben Davis vs. Pike, Tuesday

Perry Meridian vs. Roncalli, Tuesday

Decatur Central vs. Ben Davis/Pike winner, Friday

Southport vs. Perry Meridian/Roncalli winner, Friday

Sectional 12 (At Plainfield)

Last year’s winner: Terre Haute South

Brownsburg vs. Terre Haute North, Tuesday

Terre Haute South vs. Avon, Tuesday

Plainfield vs. Brownsburg/Terre Haute North winner, Friday

Mooresvile vs. Terre Haute South/Avon winner, Friday

Sectional 13 (At Franklin Central)

Last year’s winner: Franklin Central

Franklin Central vs. Greenwood, Tuesday

Whiteland vs. Martinsville, Tuesday

Franklin vs. Franklin Central/Greenwood winner, Friday

Center Grove vs. Whiteland/Martinsville winner, Friday

Sectional 14 (At Bloomington North)

Last year’s winner: Bloomington South

Shelbyville vs. Columbus East, Tuesday

Bloomington South vs. Columbus North, Tuesday

East Central vs. Shelbyville/Columbus East winner, Friday

Bloomington North vs. Bloomington South/Columbus North winner, Friday

Sectional 15 (At Seymour)

Last year’s winner: New Albany

Jeffersonville vs. Seymour, Tuesday

New Albany vs. Jennings County, Tuesday

Floyd Central vs. Jeffersonville/Seymour winner, Friday

Bedford North Lawrence vs. New Albany/Jennings County winner, Friday

Sectional 16 (At Evansville North)

Last year’s winner: Evansville Reitz

Evansville North vs. Evansville Central, Tuesday

Castle vs. Evansville North/Evansville Central winner, Friday

Evansville Harrison vs. Evansville Reitz, Friday

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