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03/12/18 – Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet 16® Broadcast Information, 98.5 FM To Air Games Locally

March 12, 2018 2017-2018 News Releases

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2018

The 2018 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet 16® gets underway Wednesday afternoon at Rupp Arena when Corbin takes on Estill 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. The games will also be carried statewide across 51 stations through the Kentucky Utilities/KHSAA Sweet Sixteen® Radio Network, with the games airing locally in Lexington on iHeart Media’s “The Bull Icons at 98.5 FM”.

All 15 games of the Boys’ Sweet 16® will be webcast live 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. Viewers who subscribe for the Boys’ Sweet 16® will also be able to watch all 15 games from the girls’ basketball tournament on-demand while their monthly subscription is active.

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 Kentucky Utilities/KHSAA Sweet Sixteen® Radio Network broadcast can be found at the following link: http://khsaa.org/basketball/boys/sweet16/2018/boysradioaffiliatelisting.pdf

The official championship program for the Boys’ Sweet 16® can be viewed at:
http://khsaa.org/Publications/Programs/20172018/BoysBasketball/issue1/index.html

Live stats for each game will also be available at KHSAA.org (https://goo.gl/hUWolM).

GAME SCHEDULE
Wednesday, March 14 (1st Round)
Session 1 – 12 p.m. ET
Corbin vs. Estill County
Scott County vs. Trinity (Lou.)
Session 2 – 6:30 p.m. ET
Southwestern vs. Warren Central
Pikeville vs. John Hardin

Thursday, March 15 (1st Round)
Session 3 – 12 p.m. ET
University Heights vs. Campbell County
Fern Creek vs. Boyd County
Session 4 – 6:30 p.m. ET
Oldham County vs. McCracken County
Apollo vs. Covington Catholic

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

Saturday, March 17 (Semifinals)
Session 7 – 6:30 p.m. ET

Sunday, March 18 (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 279 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 44 state championships in 13 sports and 5 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.

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