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Comcast SportsNet is the Television Home for the IHSA Boys Basketball State Finals

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Comcast SportsNet, the television home of the IHSA State Championships, will be airing LIVE on-air/digital coverage of the 2016 Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Boys Basketball State Championships on Friday, March 11 & Saturday, March 12 (Class 1A & 2A) and Friday, March 18 & Saturday, March 19 (Class 3A & 4A) from Carver Arena inside the Civic Center in Peoria. Over the next two weekends, Illinois preps hoops fans can look forward to seeing every action-packed semifinal, consolation and championship battle starting Friday at 12 NOON CT featuring four, live semifinal match-ups, along with a pair of third-place games and two huge state championship title games on Saturday. Plus – EVERY game will be telecast in a high-definition (HD) format. The 2016 IHSA Boys Basketball State Championships will be produced by the IHSA & PlayOn! Sports.

• Several IHSA Boys Basketball State Championship telecasts will air on CSN+ (available in high-definition on Comcast/Xfinity ch. 201 in the Chicago area/South Bend, IN & on Comcast/Xfinity ch. 285 in the Peoria, Springfield, Rockford and Champaign markets, along with being made available in DIRECTV, DISH Network, AT&T U-verse, RCN, and WOW! homes among others; viewers are urged to visit’s CHANNEL FINDER or for complete channel location details for ALL games throughout the state. will also provide a live stream of every IHSA Boys Basketball State Championship telecast.

• Fans can interact via Twitter throughout the entire weekend by utilizing the hashtag #IHSA to share their comments and showcase their school spirit for their favorite teams. In addition, fans are urged to visit Comcast SportsNet’s official preps Twitter handle (@CSNPreps) for up-to-the-minute tournament news, scores, and more 24/7. & will also be providing fans with a live stream of every IHSA Boys Basketball State Championship post-game press conference. In addition,’s IHSA Preps section ( will feature highlight packages, game recaps, and more from all games over the next two weekends, plus – Comcast SportsNet viewers can look forward to a special championship editions of High School Lites on Friday, March 11 & Friday, March 18(both nights live at 11:00 PM) for a complete rundown of every boys championship game, including expanded highlights and player/coaches interviews, along with the latest highlights and playoff scenarios for the upcoming IHSA Boys Basketball State Championships, taking place the weekends of March 11-12 & March 18-19 at Carver Arena in Peoria.