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03/02/21 – Sweet 16® Draw Show to Air March 10th on CW Lexington,

March 2, 2021 2020-2021 News Releases



Pairings for the 2021 Mingua Beef Jerky Girls’ Sweet Sixteen® and the KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen® will be revealed on Wednesday, March 10th at 12:30 p.m. (ET) when the annual Sweet 16® Draw Show is televised by The CW Lexington. The Sweet 16® Draw Show will also be streamed live online at and

Both tournaments will be held at Rupp Arena, with the 103rd installment of the Boys’ Sweet 16® taking place March 31-April 3, followed by the 60th Girls’ Sweet 16® on April 7-10. Ticket availability will be limited in light of COVID-19 attendance restrictions, with more information available in the coming days.

Each game of the boys’ and girls’ Sweet 16® will be webcast live at for subscribers to the NFHS Network. By purchasing a month pass to the NFHS Network, fans can watch all 30 games of the girls’ and boys’ Sweet 16® for just $10.99 along with every live and on-demand broadcast by the KHSAA and the more than 45 participating state associations.

Brackets with official pairings will be available on the KHSAA/ Scoreboard and the basketball home page at following the conclusion of the draw show.


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 284 member schools both public and non-public. The KHSAA awards 215 state championships to 51 teams and 164 individuals in 13 sports and 6 sport-activities, funds catastrophic insurance coverage for its more than 106,000 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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