FRIDAY: Boys State Basketball scores and highlights
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The 2023 NSAA Boys State Basketball Tournament is underway in Lincoln with games at Pinnacle Bank Arena and the Devaney Center. The tournament runs March 8-11 with champions crowned on Saturday.
View the bracket for the 2023 NSAA Boys State Basketball Tournament below and check back throughout the day for scores and highlights.
FINAL: Bellevue West 60, Westside 33
FINAL: Millard North 54, Gretna 52
FINAL: Crete 55, Skutt Catholic 57
Skutt jumped out to a 10-0 run to open the game. Crete closed the gap to eight before the half. The second half became a slug fest. The Skyhawks went up as much as 10 in the third quarter before the Cardinals went on a run to open the fourth. Back-to-back buckets from Ben Ehlers with under two minutes left to play got crete with two, 57-55. Crete fouled Kyle Cannon with seven seconds left, Cannon missed both and Crete got the ball with seven seconds left with a chance to win or send it to overtime. Aidan McDowell drove to the rim and was blocked by Jack Healey who sends the Skyhawks to the state championship.
FINAL: Platteview 80, York 54
Platteview got off to a hot start and never looked back. The senior duo Trey Moseman and Connor Millikan combined for 54 of Platteview’s 80 points.Millikan finished with a double-double with 31 points and 15 rebounds. The Trojans led by double digits from the middle of the first quarter through the end of the game. The Dukes were led by senior guard Ryan Seevers who finished with a team high 18 points.
FINAL: Auburn 54, Omaha Concordia 53
FINAL: Ashland-Greenwood 50, Ogallala 20
Ashland-Greenwood put on one of their best defensive performances of the year. The Indians average over 70 points a game and the Bluejays held them to just 20 points. That included allowing just 2 points in the first quarter. Dane Jackson finished with a game high 16 points shooting 4-7 from the field.
FINAL: Freeman 63, Cedar Catholic 45
FINAL: Amherst 36, Tri County 19
FINAL: North Platte St. Patrick’s 43, Dundy County-Stratton 40
FINAL: Johnson-Brock 48, Maywood-Hayes Center 40
FINAL: Wynot 42, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 37
FINAL: Parkview Christian 86, Shelton vs Parkview Christian 57
Copyright 2023 KOLN. All rights reserved.