SATURDAY: Boys State Basketball scores and highlights

Published: Mar. 11, 2023 at 9:25 AM CST|Updated: Mar. 11, 2023 at 11:27 PM CST
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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 64, Millard North 41. The top-ranked Thunderbirds complete an undefeated season with a 28-0 record.


FINAL: Skutt Catholic 57, Platteview 50. Justin Ferrin scored 21 points to lead Omaha Skutt to its fifth state championship. Platteview star Connor Millikan fouled out midway through the fourth quarter, which prematurely ended his high school career. Millikan, who ranks second in NSAA career scoring, finished with 20 points on 5-of-21 shooting.


FINAL: Ashland-Greenwood 54, Auburn 24

Ashland-Greenwood put on the best defensive performance in Class C1 state tournament history. The Bluejays didn’t allow more than 30 points in any of the three games they won in the state tournament. Ashland was led by Brooks Kissinger who finished with a double-double scoring a game high 16 points with 12 rebounds. Cougar Konzem also finished in double figures with 13 points. The Bulldogs were led in scoring by Payton Boden who finished with 7 points.


FINAL: Freeman 53, Amherst 35. Freeman delivered another defensive masterpiece at the NSAA State Basketball Tournament. The Falcons calmed down against Amherst, while winning the school’s first state championship since 2010. Carter Niles scored 13 points, while three other Falcons players finished with 12 points. Carter Ruse closed his historic high school career with a double-double.


FINAL: Johnson-Brock 46, St. Pat’s 40

Johnson-Brock captured their first state title since 2019. The Eagles went into halftime with the lead and controlled the whole game, never trailing. The Eagles led by as many as 13 points but the Irish cut it down to a two point game with just over a minute left. Nicholas Parriott led all scores with a game high 15 points for Johnson-Brock.


FINAL: Parkview Christian 52, Wynot 49. The Patriots rally from a 9-point deficit to go back-to-back as Class D2 state champs. Maurice Reide scored 17 points for Parkview Christian, who finishes the season with a 26-3 record.

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