Regional Pairings Set In High School Basketball

The NCHSAA has released regional pairings in the playoffs of high school basketball.

Sectional winners from the East will be going to Fayetteville for the third consecutive year. The games will be played both the Crown Coliseum and the Crown Arena in Fayetteville. In the west, teams will be going to Greensboro for the fourth straight year, with games at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center and Fleming Gymnasium at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

The winners from the regional tournament games will advance to the state championship contests. The 99th men's championships and the 42nd renewal of the women's finals will be held at the Dean E. Smith Center on the University of North Carolina campus and Reynolds Coliseum at North Carolina State University, scheduled for March 16. The 2-A and 4-A finals will be at the Smith Center while the 1-A and 3-A championships are set for Reynolds Coliseum.

Some teams with stellar records have advanced; in fact, three of the four teams in the women’s 4-A Eastern Regional are undefeated.

On Monday, March 4, press conferences for the state championships will be held at the Crown Coliseum for the Eastern Region and the Greensboro Coliseum for the Western Region. The head coaches of each of the competing teams and other school officials will on hand to preview the upcoming games.

NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
2013 REGIONAL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT PAIRINGS
(tournament seed and record in parentheses)

Eastern Regionals-Men

Class 4A- at Crown Coliseum
Tuesday, March 5, 7 p.m.: Raleigh Broughton (2, 25-5) vs. Durham Hillside (5, 21-7)
Tuesday, March 5, 8:30 p.m.: Clayton (1, 28-2) vs. Fayetteville Seventy-First (3, 27-2)
Saturday, March 9, noon: championship at Crown Coliseum

Class 1A- at Crown Arena
Wednesday, March 6, 7 p.m.: Rocky Mount Prep (5, 22-3) vs. Camden (10, 21-7)
Wednesday, March 6, 8:30 p.m.: East Carteret (1, 24-5) vs. Pamlico (11, 14-12)
Saturday, March 9, 2 p.m.: championship at Crown Arena

Class 2A- at Crown Arena
Thursday, March 7, 7 p.m.: Kinston (1, 25-2) vs. Bunn (7, 23-6)
Thursday, March 7, 8:30 p.m.: Jacksonville Northside (1, 25-3) vs. Fairmont (3, 24-5)
Saturday, March 9, 4 p.m.: championship at Crown Arena

Class 3A- at Crown Coliseum
Friday, March 8, 7 p.m.: Rocky Mount (1, 25-2) vs. West Craven (3, 25-4)
Friday, March 8, 8:30 p.m.: Eastern Alamance (3, 25-5) vs. Oxford Webb (4, 24-5)
Saturday, March 9, 6 p.m.: championship at Crown Coliseum

Eastern Regionals-Women

Class 1A- at Crown Arena
Tuesday, March 5, 7 p.m.: Riverside Martin (1, 28-1) vs. Saxapahaw River Mill Academy (2, 26-3)
Tuesday, March 5, 8:30 p.m.: Lejeune (1, 25-0) vs. East Columbus (3, 20-5)
Saturday, March 9, noon: championship at Crown Arena

Class 4A- at Crown Coliseum
Wednesday, March 6, 7 p.m.: Raleigh Millbrook (1. 30-0) vs. Raleigh Broughton (6, 24-5)
Wednesday, March 6, 8:30 p.m.: Southeast Raleigh (1, 28-0) vs. Fayetteville Seventy-First (2, 28-0)
Saturday, March 9, 2 p.m.: championship at Crown Coliseum

Class 3A- at Crown Coliseum
Thursday, March 7, 7 p.m.: Northern Guilford (1, 29-1) vs. Chapel Hill (2, 27-1)
Thursday, March 7, 8:30 p.m.: Eastern Wayne (1, 28-1) vs. West Craven (3, 25-5)
Saturday, March 9, 4 p.m.: championship at Crown Coliseum

Class 2A- at Crown Arena
Friday, March 8, 7 p.m.: Kinston (3, 24-4) vs. Bunn (4, 23-6)
Friday, March 8, 8:30 p.m.: Siler City Jordan-Matthews (1, 26-4) vs. Graham (11, 19-10)
Saturday, March 9, 6 p.m.: championship at Crown Arena


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