Boys' Basketball

2018-19 State Championships

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Division I Class A Bracket Details
Division I Class AA Bracket Details
Division I Class AAA Bracket Details
Division II Class A Bracket Details
Division II Class AA Bracket Details

Participating Schools

Austin-East
Baylor
Bearden
Brainerd
Brentwood
Brentwood Academy
Briarcrest
CPA
Cleveland
Columbia Academy
Cosby
Eagleville
East Nashville
Ensworth
Fayetteville
Franklin
Howard
Humboldt
Knoxville Fulton
Knoxville Webb
Manassas
McKenzie
Memphis East
Mitchell
Oakland
Pearl Cohn
Sevier Co.
Tipton-Rosemark
Univ. School - JC
Webb School
Whitehaven
Wooddale

Championship Venue

 

Murphy Center

Opened in 1973, the Charles M. Murphy Athletic Center serves as home of the Middle Tennessee State men's and women's basketball teams, who play their home games in the 11,520 seat Monte Hale Arena. Murphy Center has hosted TSSAA state basketball tournaments since 1973.

During its 45-year existence, Murphy Center has staged countless concerts for some of the world's most renowned artists, including Elvis Presley, Elton John, Kiss and three consecutive sold-out performances by multi-platinum country music sensation Garth Brooks.

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Spectator Information

2019 Championship Dates

Girls': March 6-9, 2019
Boys': March 13-16, 2019

Schedule

Gates generally open 45 minutes before the first scheduled game of the day.

Admission

$10 per day Wednesday through Friday for school-age children and older. Tickets for Saturday's championship games are $12 each. TSSAA Championship Event Cards and TACA cards will be accepted for admission at the pass gate to the right of the main entrance. The TSSAA ID card and TMSAA ID card are not accepted for admission to championship events. Tickets may be purchased at the gate or in advance through GoFan online ticketing.

Parking

Parking is $5 per day near Murphy Center in the large parking lot on Greenland Drive. Due to road construction around the campus we encourage all attendees to allow for plenty of travel time.

Handicap Accessibility

Murphy Center is handicap accessible via the loading dock on the east side of the arena. Parking is available in the Greenland Dr. lot for vehicles displaying valid handicap placards.

Concessions/Dining

Food and drink will be available for purchase at Murphy Center. No outside food or drink will be allowed.

Hotel and Local Information

For more information about the area, visit the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce website at VisitRutherfordTN.com.

Media Information

Requests for credentials should be submitted via this online form.

Championship Venue

 

Allen Arena

Completed in 2001, Allen Arena is a versatile facility hosting athletic events, on campus convocations, and other events such as dinners, concerts, area-wide worship services, and graduations. The arena is primarily used for basketball and volleyball athletic events and is also used for daily chapel services and occasional concerts.

The arena was named in honor of James C. and Linda Allen, the facility's primary benefactors. Allen Arena has served as host to the TSSAA Division II basketball championships since 2005.

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Spectator Information

2019 Championship Dates

February 28 - March 2, 2019

Schedule

Gates will open at 11 AM each day.

Admission

$10 per day Thursday and Friday for school-age children and older. Admission for Saturday's championship games is $12. Championship Event Cards and TACA cards will be accepted for admission at the pass gate to the right of the main entrance. The TSSAA ID card and TMSAA ID card are not accepted for championship events. Tickets may be purchased at the gate or in advance at https://gofan.co/app/school/TSSAA.

Parking

Parking on Lipscomb's campus is extremely limited. For your convenience, two shuttles will run for all guests every 15 minutes between 7 AM and 8 PM on both Thursday and Friday from Woodmont Hills Church of Christ, located at 3710 Franklin Pike. One shuttle will run for all guests every 15 minutes between 7 AM and 8 PM on both Thursday and Friday from the Lipscomb Academy football field parking lot, located at 1013 Caldwell Lane. On Saturday no shuttles will run and the most available parking will be located on the North end of campus including Stokes School, located at 3701 Belmont Blvd., an 8-minute walk from Allen Arena.

All parking is completely free and first come, first served. You may view the campus map (PDF).

Team buses can unload at the Allen Arena loading dock, but a driver must remain with the bus. Once unloaded, the bus must be moved to the Lipscomb Academy football field parking lot, located at 1013 Caldwell Lane.

Concessions

Food and drink will be available for purchase at Allen Arena. No outside food or drink will be allowed.

Hotel and Area Information

Visit the Lipscomb University website to find information about area lodging.

Media Information

Requests for credentials should be submitted via this online form.

2018-19 Region Tournaments

Class A East Regional Tournaments (1-4) Bracket
Class A West Regional Tournaments (5-8) Bracket
Class AA East Regional Tournaments (1-4) Bracket
Class AA West Regional Tournaments (5-8) Bracket
Class AAA East Regional Tournaments (1-4) Bracket
Class AAA West Regional Tournaments (5-8) Bracket
Division II-A First Round & Quarterfinals Bracket
Division II-AA First Round & Quarterfinals Bracket

Digital Tickets


Purchase advanced tickets online! Simply show the ticket on your smartphone at the gate.

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Live Video


Watch live and on-demand broadcasts of TSSAA championship events on the NFHS Network.

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Photos


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