Multiple Teams · Boys BB Sectional Draw


The IHSAA Boys Basketball draw has taken place.  397 schools will take part in this year’s tournament.

MVHS will play game 2 on Tuesday, March 3 @ Boonville High School.  The ‘Cats will play Memorial at approximately 7:30 pm.

The bracket for the Boonville Sectional can be found at:,basketball&state=in

Notables About the Draw – courtesy of the IHSAA

To conduct the random drawing for the boys basketball state tournament, the IHSAA places ping‐pong balls representing each school in a given sectional into a lottery‐style air mix machine. A motorized fan in the bottom of the machine blows the balls around the inside of the transparent container and air then forces each ball up through a tube in random order. For example, the first ball retrieved from the machine will be the visiting team in game one with the second ball representing the home team in game one. The third ball to come out is the visitor in game two and the fourth ball the home team in game two. That same method is followed through all 64 sectionals and 16 regionals.

No. of Schools Entered: 397 teams, 5,823 participants.

By Class: 101 4A teams; 97 3A teams; 100 2A teams; 99 1A teams.

Total No. of Games: 393 games in 26 days.

Defending State Champions

4A: Indianapolis Arsenal Technical (Sectional 10 at Lawrence Central).

3A: Greensburg (hosts Sectional 29).

2A: Park Tudor (Sectional 42 at Indianapolis Shortridge).

A: Marquette Catholic (Sectional 49 at Kouts).

Schools Entered for First Time None.

Schools Playing Up One Class due to Tournament Success Factor (1) Bowman Academy (Class 3A, Sectional 17 at Hammond Gavit).

Most State Championships

8: Muncie Central.

7: Marion, Washington.

4: Frankfort, Lawrence North.

3: Anderson, Bloomington South, Carmel, Evansville Bosse, Franklin Community, Indianapolis Crispus Attucks, Lafayette Central Catholic, Lafayette Jefferson, Lebanon, Martinsville, Park Tudor, Pike. All‐Time