Four Ranked Teams Play Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse
The state finals for the 2018-19 boys basketball tournament is still several weeks away in March but central Indiana fans can get a sneak peek at some of the top teams in 3A during the final Saturday of January.
Indeed, four of the top 12 teams in the latest 3A poll will be competing in the annual Really Big Basketball Show at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Saturday.
Included in the five-game, 10-team field are:
- No. 1 Northwestern, which boasts a 12-0 record and will play Carroll (Flora) at 4:20 p.m.
- No. 5 Culver Academies, 7-2, the defending 3A state champions battle Cathedral, at 6 p.m. Cathedral is 13-3 and is ranked No. 4 in 4A as it faces Attucks in the Indianapolis City Tournament finals.
- No. 8 Edgewood, 12-2, will tip off the event in a 1 p.m. match with Monrovia. The Bulldogs are 11-4.
- No. 12 Greencastle has peeled out to an 11-1 record and meets rival Tri-West in the 2:40 game.
In the finale of the day, Southport, 8-6, duels Franklin, 10-6, in a 7:40 contest.