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IHSA Announces Potential Class 1A/2A Boys Basketball State Final Schedule Changes

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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is issuing a press notification in regard to the IHSA Class 1A and Class 2A Boys Basketball State Finals scheduled to be played at the Peoria Civic Center on Friday and Saturday, March 8-9.

Deerfield’s Chicagoland Jewish High School advanced to the finals of the Class 1A Mooseheart Sectional on Wednesday evening and is scheduled to play for the Sectional title on Saturday, March 2.

In the event that Chicagoland Jewish High School advances to the State Finals, the IHSA will release a revised schedule for Saturday, March 9 at the state tournament. The schedule on Friday, March 8 would not be changed.

In the revised format, the Class 2A games would be played during the first session (12:15 p.m., 2:00 p.m.) on Saturday, March 9, with the 1A games being played in the evening and the exact Class 1A schedule to be announced. The revised schedule would accommodate Chicagoland Jewish High School, which would be unable to play after sundown Friday until after sundown Saturday.

The winner of Mooseheart Sectional advances to Tuesday’s Super-Sectional at Northern Illinois University, with the Super-Sectional winner advancing to the state tournament in Peoria.

The state final schedule if Chicagoland Jewish High School qualifies:

12:15 p.m.-1A Semifinal #1
2:00 p.m.-1A Semifinal #2
6:30 p.m.-2A Semifinal #1
8:15 p.m.-2A Semifinal #2
(no change)

12:15 p.m.-2A Third Place
2:00 p.m.-2A State Championship
Class 1A games at 6:30 p.m. & 8:15 p.m. to be announced
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