2016 Boys Basketball Playoffs

State Champs
SAN ANTONIO -- A strong second half vaulted second-ranked Avinger to its third state basketball championship.
The Indians heated up from the field after halftime, clamped down on defense and on the glass, and pulled away from No. 3 Lenorah Grady, 50-36, Saturday morning for the Class A crow…
Avinger Reaches Finals
SAN ANTONIO -- The Avinger Indians are one win away from a state basketball championship.
Second-ranker Avinger used a suffocating defense and efficient shooting to earn a 46-37 win over Happy in Thursday morning's Class A state semifinal before 5,563 fans at the Alamodome...
Boys Tourney
UIL Boys State Basketball Tournament
March 10-12
At Alamodome, San Antonio

Avinger (32-2) vs. Happy (28-5), 8:30 a.m. Thursday (March 10)
Lenorah Grady (29-4) vs. Coolidge (30-4), 10 a.m. Thursday (March 10)


Semifinal winners, 8:30 a.m. Saturd
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Hope Springs Eternal
JEWETT -- In ways, Tenaha was playing with house money.
But if you reach the Class 2A Region III championship game and are a victory away from playing in the Alamodome, you want to win.
Dallardsville Big Sandy was just too much for a Tigers lineup of two freshmen, two sophomores and one star seni…
Wrap Your Head Around It
JEWETT -- Tenaha was in a really good spot up 15 points against Kerens early in the third quarter of Friday's Class 2A Region III semifinals game at Leon High School in Jewett.
It was a two-point game at the end of the period.
Credit sophomore Cody Foshee for finishing the Tigers' cause...
HEWITT – East Chambers, the opponent for Frankston's boys basketball team in a Class 3A Region III semifinal on Friday, turned out to be different than any other team the Indians have faced this season, especially on defense.
Unfortunately for Frankston what East Chambers did on defense led to a one-…
Grapeland Falls
JEWETT -- Dallardsville Big Sandy's revenge tour will continue at least one more day.
The state's top-ranked Class 2A team stepped on No. 18 Grapeland early in Friday's Region III regional semifinal playoff game and rolled to a 73-41 victory at Leon High School in Jewett. It is now two games away fro…
'Stangs Stunned
McKINNEY — Electra chased state-ranked Martin’s Mill for most of the second half and finally caught the Mustangs in the final minute en route to a 63-61 upset in the Class 2A Region II semifinals at McKinney North High School on Friday.
The Tigers (28-4) advanced to face No
Regional Pairings
Region III
(At Sam Houston State, Huntsville)

Silsbee 81, Lufkin Hudson 62
Navasota 70, Center 55


Silsbee 85, Navasota 62

Region II
(At Rockwall-Heath HS)

Van Alstyne 57, Dallas Faith Family 44
Waxahachie Life 54, Daingerfield 40


Van Alstyne 53, Waxahachie Life 4…
Hudson Stops Tatum's Streak
NACOGDOCHES -- Lufkin Hudson is in. Tatum is out.
The Hornets' fundamentals prevented the No. 18 Eagles from making a fourth consecutive regional tournament appearance, a 64-57 decision Tuesday in the Class 4A Region III quarterfinal playoff round at Nacogdoches High School's Drag…

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