The State Basketball draw was conducted on Sunday, 2/17 at Long Reach HS while several hundred coaches and players looked on. Select the links above to view the pairings in each classification. ** Corrections have been made to line position labels for 2A East and 1A West.** (updated 2/17/13, 3:45 PM)
The First Round of region play will begin on Tuesday, 2/26 (weather permitting) at the home site of the school with the lower numbered line position. We will post game dates and times as they are made available to us, but this information should be verified with the designated home school.
First Round winners move into the Quarterfinals slated for Thursday, 2/28. Teams that win their Quarterfinal game must submit their online team entries for the state tournament no later than 4 PM on Friday, 3/1. Mailed team photos must be postmarked no later than 3/1. Instructions for the online entry process can be found on page 9 of the Basketball Bulletin. The Region Semifinals will follow on Tuesday, 3/5 with the Region Finals for Class 1A and 2A schools on Thursday, 3/7 and the Class 3A and 4A schools on Friday, 3/8.
Sixteen Region Champions march into the State Semifinals at the University of Maryland's Comcast Center on Thursday, 3/14 and Friday, 3/15 as they try their best to make it to the State Finals on Saturday, 3/16. See the Basketball "Fan Focus" for more helpful information. Tickets may be purchased at the door prior to each game. Advance sale tickets may also be purchased easily online with a credit card. Just print your tickets out at home and bring them to the door!
We are pleased to announce that for the first time ever, you can catch every semifinal and final game live or on demand at the MPSSAA Network. Live action is by subscription only and on demand is available to anyone within a day or so of the event. Either way, don't miss a single exciting moment!