KHSAA Girl’s Sweet 16 heads to Rupp Arena for the first time

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-  The KHSAA Girls’ Sweet 16® will make its debut at Rupp Arena March 13-17, as the historic venue plays host to the girls’ basketball tournament for the first time.

This year’s tournament will mark the first Girls’ Sweet 16® played in Lexington in the modern era, as the city held the event 11 times prior to the return of girls’ basketball as a KHSAA-sanctioned sport in 1975, with the games played at the Armory from 1922-26 and UK Alumni Gym from 1927-32.

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The 2019 Girls’ Sweet 16 gets underway Wednesday afternoon when Knott County Central takes on Scott County at 12 p.m.

Fans can follow all the action through live webcasts at KHSAA.tv or listen to the games online at KHSAA.net. The games will also be carried statewide across 46 stations through the Kentucky Utilities/KHSAA Sweet Sixteen Radio Network, with the games airing locally in Lexington on iHeart Media’s Rewind 105.5 FM.

All 15 games of the Girls’ Sweet 16 will be webcast live at KHSAA.tv for subscribers to the NFHS Network (https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/). Subscription plans for the NFHS Network are available for $9.95 a month. A monthly subscription, priced less than the cost of admission to a state championship event, entitles users to every broadcast by the KHSAA and the more than 40 participating state associations. Viewers who subscribe for the Girls’ Sweet 16 will also be able to watch all 15 games of the 2019 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet 16 on-demand while their monthly subscription is active.



A free audio-only feed of the games will also be available online through KHSAA.net and Mixlr (http://mixlr.com/khsaa/), which has a corresponding app available for iOS and Android devices. In addition, a list of affiliate stations carrying the Kentucky Utilities/KHSAA Sweet Sixteen® Radio Network broadcast can be found at the following link: https://khsaa.org/basketball/girls/sweet16/2019/girlsradioaffiliatelisting.pdf

2019 KHSAA Girls’ Sweet Sixteen®
Tickets – http://bit.ly/2HdYF5P
Tournament Program – http://bit.ly/2u11LCr
Webcasts – http://khsaa.tv/
Audio broadcasts – http://mixlr.com/khsaa/events/
Live stats – http://bit.ly/2tZU2EM

GAME SCHEDULE
Wednesday, March 13 (1st Round)
Session 1 – 12 p.m. ET
–Knott County Central vs. Scott County
–Owensboro Catholic vs. Bethlehem
Session 2 – 6:30 p.m. ET
–George Rogers Clark vs. Mercy
–Ryle vs. Murray

Thursday, March 14 (1st Round)
Session 3 – 12 p.m. ET
–Pikeville vs. Barren County
–Male vs. Boyd County
Session 4 – 6:30 p.m. ET
–Collins vs. Southwestern
–North Laurel vs. Henderson County

Friday, March 15 (Quarterfinals)
Session 5 – 12 p.m. ET
–Reg. 14/11 winner vs. Reg. 3/5 winner
–Reg. 10/6 winner vs. Reg. 9/1 winner
Session 6 – 6:30 p.m. ET
–Reg. 15/4 winner vs. Reg. 7/16 winner
–Reg. 8/12 winner vs. Reg. 13/2 winner

Saturday, March 16 (Semifinals)
Session 7 – 6:30 p.m. ET

Sunday, March 17 (Championship)
Session 8 – 2 p.m. ET