UPDATE: UK HealthCare Boys’ Basketball Sweet 16 semifinal action begins Saturday

Semifinal action begins Saturday at Rupp Arena, starting at 11 a.m. ET

UPDATE (3/18/22) – The semifinals of the 2022 UK HealthCare Boys’ Basketball Sweet 16® begin on Saturday at Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center on Saturday.

The quarterfinals wrapped up Friday night. Lincoln County, George Rogers Clark, Covington Catholic and Warren Central each advanced to Saturday’s semifinal round.Semifinal action begins Saturday at Rupp Arena, starting at 11 a.m. ET. The championship game will be played Saturday at 7 p.m.

Box Scores (03/18/22)

ORIGINAL POST (3/16/22)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The KHSAA Boys’ Sweet 16 State Basketball Tournament tipped off Wednesday at Rupp Arena in downtown Lexington.

Be aware of extra traffic and pedestrians in the area throughout the week.

Early Wednesday, Lincoln County defeated Jeffersontown 45 to 41. It’s the Patriot’s first Sweet 16 win since the 1970’s. Next, they’ll face North Oldham, which topped Muhlenberg County this afternoon 36 to 32.

In the early evening game, George Rogers Clark topped Perry County Central 77-36. The Cardinals will face Pikeville on Friday.

The late game featured a matchup against North Laurel and Pikeville. The Panthers stepped up big, beating North Laurel 59 to 51.

Look for coverage online and on ABC 36 News.

For a link to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) website with tournament scores and recaps, click HERE.

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