As time expires Champlin Park's Brian Strong (0) signals the win after his team defeated Osseo 79-74 during the Boys' basketball, Class 4A, Section 5 final Friday, March 17, 2017, at Rogers High in Rogers, MN. Chaplin Park won 79-74.
Champlin Park and DeLaSalle are the top seeds in Class 4A and 3A boys’ basketball state tournaments that tip off Wednesday at Target Center and Williams Arena.
The 4A tournament will have a new champion after Wayzata, making its first state tournament appearance since 1959, defeated Hopkins on Wednesday. In 3A, DeLaSalle is seeking its sixth consecutive state title.
Defending champion Minneapolis North got the No. 1 seed in Class 1A.
Seedings and quarterfinal round pairings for three classes were announced Saturday by the Minnesota State High School League. Class 2A matchups will be announced after the completion of one section final game Saturday night.
Class 4A, Wednesday, Target Center
10 a.m., Chaska vs. Champlin Park
Noon, Wayzata vs. Lakeville North
2 p.m. Andover vs. Maple Grove
4 p.m. Cretin-Derham Hall vs. Apple Valley
Class 3A, Wednesday, Williams Arena
10 a.m., Big Lake vs. DeLaSalle
Noon, Columbia Heights vs. Fergus Falls
2 p.m., St. Thomas Academy vs. Austin
4 p.m., Grand Rapids vs. Marshall
Class 1A, Thursday, Williams Arena
11 a.m. Red Lake vs. Minneapolis North
1 p.m. Springfield vs. Nevis
3 p.m. Lake Park-Audubon vs. Goodhue
5 p.m. North Woods vs. Central Minnesota Christian
Class 2A quarterfinals will be Wednesday evening, with two games each at Target Center and Williams Arena.
Semifinals in Class 4A and 3A are Thursday at Target Center. Semifinals in Class 2A and 1A are Friday at Target Center. All four classes have their championship games on Saturday at Target Center.
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