COLUMBUS — The OHSAA boys state basketball tournament begins Thursday morning at the Value City Arena inside the Jerome Schottenstein Center on The Ohio State University campus.
The state tournament begins with the Division II state semi-finals this morning and the first day ends with the Division IV state semi-finals tonight. The Division III and Division I semi-finals are Friday with all four state championships being held on Saturday.
Here is a look at the state semi-final pairings.
Division II

#2 Norwalk (27-1) vs. Thurgood Marshall (23-5), Thursday, March 20, 10:45 a.m.

#4 Columbus Bishop Watterson (25-2) vs. Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (19-9), Thursday, March 20, 2:00 p.m.

Division II State Championship: Saturday, March 22, 10:30 a.m.

 

Division IV

Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas (17-11) vs. #4 Canal Winchester Harvest Prep (26-1), Thursday, March 20, 5:15 p.m.

#2 New Madison Tri-Village (26-1) vs. #1 Convoy Crestview (27-0), Thursday, March 20, 8:30 p.m.

Division IV State Championship: Saturday, March 22, 1:p0 p.m.

 

Division III

#2 Cleveland Villa Angela St. Joseph (21-7) vs. Columbus Bishop Ready (21-5), Friday, March 21, 10:45 a.m.

#5 St. Bernard Roger Bacon (21-4) vs. #7 Lima Central Catholic (23-4), Friday, March 21, 2:00 p.m.

Division III State Championship: Saturday, March 22, 4:30 p.m.

 

Division I

#3 Lakewood St. Edward (24-2) vs. Cleveland East Technical (24-3), Friday, March 21 5:15 p.m.

Upper Arlington (26-1) vs. #5 Trotwood-Madison (25-2), Friday, March 21, 8:30 p.m.

Division I State Championship: Saturday, March 22, 8:30 p.m.