Boys state basketball tournament set to begin Thursday

Boys state basketball tournament set to begin Thursday

The 2018 NSAA boys’ state basketball tournament gets underway in Lincoln on Thursday and will end with the six championship games at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturday.

Here’s a list of Thursday’s games that feature schools within the KLIN listening area. A link to the full bracket for all six classes can be found below.

Class A:

  • 7:00 p.m. – #7 Lincoln Pius X vs. #2 Creighton Prep, Pinnacle Bank Arena
  • 8:45 p.m. – #3 Lincoln East vs. #6 Omaha Bryan, Pinnacle Bank Arena

Class B:

  • 10:45 a.m. – #1 York vs. #8 Crete, Pinnacle Bank Arena
    • York’s Garrett Snodgrass is a 2018 Husker Football commit, and his teammate Simon Otte is a preferred walk-on commit for the Huskers this year.
  • 7:00 p.m. – #3 Platteview vs. #6 Gretna, Bob Devaney Sports Center
    • Platteview’s senior center Brady Heiman is a 2018 commit for Nebraska men’s basketball.

Class C1:

  • 9:00 a.m. – #5 Lincoln Christian vs. #4 Grand Island Central Catholic, Bob Devaney Sports Center
  • 10:45 a.m. – #1 Wahoo vs. #8 Ogallala, Bob Devaney Sports Center
  • 3:45 p.m. – #7 Syracuse vs. #2 Winnebago, Bob Devaney Sports Center

Class C2:

  • 8:45 p.m. – #4 Elmwood Murdock vs. #5 Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur Northeast, Lincoln Southeast


A full bracket can be found here.