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02/05/24 – Sweet 16® Draw Show to Air Feb. 12 on NFHS Network

February 5, 2024 2023-2024 News Releases



Pairings for the 2024 Mingua Beef Jerky Girls’ Basketball Sweet 16® and the UK HealthCare Boys’ Basketball Sweet 16® will be unveiled on Monday, Feb. 12, at 1 p.m. ET on the KHSAA’s annual Sweet 16® Draw Show.

The 2024 Sweet 16® Draw Show will air on via the NFHS Network at no cost to viewers. The broadcast will originate from the KHSAA offices in Lexington, hosted by Dave “Buzz” Baker and Brian Milam of WKYT.

Both basketball tournaments will be held inside Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center, with the 63rd installment of the Girls’ Sweet 16® taking place March 13-16 and the 106th Boys’ Sweet 16® scheduled one week later on March 20-23.

Each game of the 2024 Boys’ and Girls’ Sweet 16® will be broadcast live on the NFHS Network to subscribers. A monthly subscription to the NFHS Network entitles users to every broadcast by the KHSAA and the more than 45 participating state associations. To subscribe to the NFHS Network, visit:

Sweet 16® brackets with official pairings will be made available following the conclusion of the Draw Show.

Tickets will be available for purchase on at a later date. Renewal ticket purchasers will be contacted by the Central Bank Center Box Office via email about continuing the purchase of previously held tickets. Following the renewal period, the remaining unsold seats will be available online at 



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 290 member schools, both public and non-public. The KHSAA awards 229 state championships to 59 teams and 178 individuals in 13 sports and six sport-activities, funds catastrophic insurance coverage for its more than 109,000 rostered member school student-athletes, provides coaching education and sports safety programs for more than 12,000 coaches and licenses and facilitates the distribution of training material for over 4,000 contest officials.


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