Play in the BlueCross Basketball Championships has been suspended due to the evolving public health threat of COVID-19. TSSAA will provide further updates as this pandemic evolves, including updates on whether we will be able to reschedule these tournaments.
|Wed., Mar. 18||10:00 AM||Division I Class AAA Boys'||Whitehaven vs. Cleveland|
|Wed., Mar. 18||11:30 AM||Division I Class AAA Boys'||Hillsboro vs. Maryville|
|Wed., Mar. 18||1:15 PM||Division I Class AAA Boys'||Blackman vs. Mt. Juliet|
|Wed., Mar. 18||2:45 PM||Division I Class AAA Boys'||Oak Ridge vs. Houston|
|Wed., Mar. 18||4:30 PM||Division I Class AA Boys'||Pearl Cohn vs. Sullivan South|
|Wed., Mar. 18||6:00 PM||Division I Class AA Boys'||Wooddale vs. York Institute|
|Thu., Mar. 19||10:00 AM||Division I Class AA Boys'||East Nashville vs. Greeneville|
|Thu., Mar. 19||11:30 AM||Division I Class AA Boys'||Jackson South Side vs. Upperman|
|Thu., Mar. 19||1:15 PM||Division I Class A Boys'||Monterey vs. Booker T. Washington|
|Thu., Mar. 19||2:45 PM||Division I Class A Boys'||Hampton vs. Loretto|
|Thu., Mar. 19||4:30 PM||Division I Class A Boys'||MAHS vs. Clay Co.|
|Thu., Mar. 19||6:00 PM||Division I Class A Boys'||East Robertson vs. Oneida|
|Fri., Mar. 20||10:00 AM||Division I Class AAA Boys'||TBD vs. TBD|
|Fri., Mar. 20||11:30 AM||Division I Class AAA Boys'||TBD vs. TBD|
|Fri., Mar. 20||1:15 PM||Division I Class AA Boys'||TBD vs. TBD|
|Fri., Mar. 20||2:45 PM||Division I Class AA Boys'||TBD vs. TBD|
|Fri., Mar. 20||4:30 PM||Division I Class A Boys'||TBD vs. TBD|
|Fri., Mar. 20||6:00 PM||Division I Class A Boys'||TBD vs. TBD|
|Sat., Mar. 21||1:00 PM||Division I Class AAA Boys'||TBD vs. TBD|
|Sat., Mar. 21||3:30 PM||Division I Class AA Boys'||TBD vs. TBD|
|Sat., Mar. 21||6:00 PM||Division I Class A Boys'||TBD vs. TBD|
Opened in 1972, 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 48-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.
Girls': March 11-14, 2020
Boys': March 19-21, 2020
Gates generally open 45 minutes before the first scheduled game of the day.
$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 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.
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.
Food and drink will be available for purchase at Murphy Center. No outside food or drink will be allowed.
For more information about the area, visit the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce website at VisitRutherfordTN.com.
Requests for credentials should be submitted via this online form.
Purchase advanced tickets online! Simply show the ticket on your smartphone at the gate.
Watch live and on-demand broadcasts of TSSAA championship events on the NFHS Network.
Order photo keepsakes from state championship events from ActionPixTN, the official photographer of the TSSAA.