Boys Varsity Basketball · 2021 Boys Basketball State Tournament Pairings Announced




The IHSAA has released the pairings for the 111th Annual Boys State Basketball Tournament as 399 teams in 4 classes will compete for a coveted State Championship Trophy.  For the second year in a row, the New Prairie Cougars will play the Wheeler Bearcats in Game 2 of 3A Sectional 18.


All Sectional games will be played at New Prairie High School – Times and ticket info will be released later this week.  Ticket availability will be LIMITED and the facility will be cleared after each game.  Tickets are only good for the specific game they are purchased for and no multi-game tickets will be sold.


Tuesday (3/2/21):

Gm 1:  Knox vs. Hanover Central

Gm 2:  Wheeler vs. New Prairie


Friday (3/5/21):

Gm 3:  Kankakee Valley  vs. Game 1 Winner

Gm 4: River Forest  vs. Game 2 Winner


Saturday (3/6/21):

Championship Game:  Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Winner



Click on the link below for complete IHSAA  tournament information and pairings from around the state:


2021 IHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament Information