03/13/17 – Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet 16® Broadcast Information; 98.5 FM to Air Games Locally

March 13, 2017 2016-2017 News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2017

The 2017 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet 16® gets underway Wednesday afternoon at Rupp Arena when Bowling Green squares off against Graves County at 12 p.m. (ET). Fans can follow all the action through live webcasts at KHSAA.tv or listen to the games online at KHSAA.net. All 15 games will also be broadcast through the Kentucky Utilities/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet 16® Radio Network, with the games airing locally in Lexington on iHeart Media’s “The Bull Icons at 98.5 FM”.

Live video webcasts of all 15 games will be available at KHSAA.tv for subscribers to the NFHS Network (http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/). Subscription plans for the NFHS Network are available for $9.95 a month. A monthly subscription, priced less than the cost of admission to a state championship event, entitles users to every broadcast by the KHSAA and the more than 40 participating state associations.

A free audio-only feed of the games will also be available online through KHSAA.net and Mixlr (http://mixlr.com/khsaa/), which has a corresponding app available for iOS and Android devices. In addition, a list of affiliate stations carrying the KU/KHSAA Sweet 16® Radio Network broadcast can be found at the following link:
http://khsaa.org/basketball/boys/sweet16/2017/boysradioaffiliatelisting.pdf

The official championship program for the Boys’ Sweet 16® can be viewed at:
http://khsaa.org/Publications/Programs/20162017/BoysBasketball/issue1/index.html

Tickets to the games are still available for purchase at https://goo.gl/08pLp0.


GAME SCHEDULE
Wednesday, March 15 (1st Round)
Session 1 – 12 p.m. ET
Bowling Green vs. Graves County
Pikeville vs. Perry County Central
Session 2 – 6:30 p.m. ET
Scott vs. Harlan County
Scott County vs. Pulaski County

Thursday, March 16 (1st Round)
Session 3 – 12 p.m. ET
Fern Creek vs. Hopkinsville
Ballard vs. Taylor County
Session 4 – 6:30 p.m. ET
Elliott County vs. Collins
Cooper vs. Meade County

Friday, March 17 (Quarterfinals)
Session 5 – 12 p.m. ET
Reg. 11/12 winner vs. Reg. 4/1 winner
Reg. 10/13 winner vs. Reg. 15/14 winner
Session 6 – 6:30 p.m. ET
Reg. 16/8 winner vs. Region 9/3 winner
Reg. 7/5 winner vs. Region 6/2 winner

Saturday, March 18 (Semifinals)
Session 7 – 6:30 p.m. ET

Sunday, March 19 (Championship)
Session 8 – 2 p.m. ET

– KHSAA –

About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 278 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 43 state championships in 13 sports and 4 sport-activities, licenses and trains over 4,000 officials, provides catastrophic insurance for its more than 70,000 member school student-athletes, as well as overseeing coaching education and sports safety programs.