Lakeville North holds off furious Park Center comeback to claim 47-45 victory

The No. 1-ranked Pirates, trailing by 23 points early in the second half, missed a shot to tie it at the buzzer.

Nnaji powers big second half for Hopkins in win over East Ridge

March 21
A 26-24 Royals lead at halftime grew in a hurry led by Zeke Nnaji, who had 23 points and 10 rebounds in what became a resounding 71-47 victory.

DeLaSalle trounces Princeton in 3A semifinal

March 21
The top-seeded Islanders took a 12-point lead at halftime and rolled to a 93-54 victory behind a combined 50 points from Tyrell Terry and Jamison Battle.

Henning plays with a heavy heart for departed teammate

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Jacob Quam would have been a senior starter and captain on this year’s team. He was killed in a car accident April 13, 2017

No. 2 seed Waseca pulls away to defeat Austin

March 21
The Bluejays' 79-69 victory puts them in the Class 3A title game.
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North High's Omar Brown keeps the ball in play over Esko's Trevor Spindler in the 2A quarterfinals.

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North Woods brings tourney experience to bear against Westbrook-Walnut Grove

A 16-7 run to start the second half got the two-time Class 1A runners-up rolling to a 56-39 victory.
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Nine-point run by 'the big fella' sparks Ada-Borup's comeback victory

The Cougars' 6-8 center Mason Miller turned the game around in the second half en route to a 49-39 victory over Cromwell-Wright.
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March 21

Late free throws lift Henning to 63-56 victory over Christ's Household of Faith

Senior guard Sam Fisher made seven free throws in the final minutes for the Hornets, making their first state tournament appearance in 53 years.
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March 21

Unseeded Spring Grove knocks off 1A No. 1 seed Springfield

The Lions, making their first appearance in a boys' basketball state tournament, defeated the Tigers 78-67 in the first Class 1A quarterfinal.
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March 20

Minnehaha Academy asks to be reclassified among Class 3A teams

The girls’ basketball program at the Minneapolis private school would remain in Class 2A.
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March 20

Halftime buzzer-beater, second-half run by Perham too much for Redwood Valley

The third-seeded Yellowjackets in Class 2A used that offense to help hold the Cardinals at bay en route to a 73-58 victory.
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March 20

Equal doses of inside, outside scoring sends Lake City past Melrose Area

The Tigers' 60-44 victory in the Class 2A quarterfinal included 24 points from three-point range and another 24 from in the paint.
Eden Prairie players celebrated their state 6A football title.
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No. 2 seed Minneapolis North battles past scrappy Esko

The Polars, who trailed early in the game, finished with an 8-0 run to win 61-53 in their first tournament playing in Class 2A.
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Suggs, Holmgren lead Minnehaha Academy past St. Peter

The defending 2A champion Redhawks rolled to a 78-47 victory behind Jalen Suggs' triple-double and Chet Holmgren nearly doing the same.
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Four former Columbia Heights players tearing up the basketball court in Iowa

Quentin Hardrict, Christian Kelly, Wendell Matthews and Deundra Roberson, who helped the Hylanders take second in the Class 3A boys' basketball state tournament last season, led North Iowa Area Community College to success this season.
Wayzata received the Bay Bell trophy, part of the rivalry between these two teams. Wayzata beat Minnetonka 14-0. Friday, September 28, 2012
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Austin pulls away in second half to defeat Monticello in 3A quarterfinal

Medi Obang scored 16 points and Gavin Owens added 12 points in the Packers' 68-52 victory.
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March 20

Fast start, strong finish propels Waseca past Holy Angels

The second-seeded Bluejays advanced to the Class 3A semifinals with a 82-62 victory.
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March 20

Hopkins routs overmatched Cambridge-Isanti

The Royals' Zeke Nnaji had 25 points, Kermit Walton 19 and Dane Zimmer 15 in their 86-53 victory.
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Tournament first-timer East Ridge too much for Eastview

The Raptors were too athletic and took quick for the Lightning in cruising to a 78-41 victory in the Class 4A quarterfinals.
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Princeton, 87 years after last state tourney appearance, advances to 3A semifinals

The No. 4 seed Tigers defeated Mahtomedi 68-63 in a lower-scoring game than their seasons would have suggested.
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March 20

Three-point bomber Jensen, Lakeville North shoot down Eden Prairie

Guard Tommy Jensen's five treys helped lead the fifth-seeded Panthers to a 73-48 victory over the fourth-seeded Eagles.
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Hot-shooting Park Center rolls past district rival Maple Grove

The Pirates, shooting nearly 67 percent from the floor, never trailed en route to a 77-56 victory in the first Class 4A quarterfinal.
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DeLaSalle has its way with Bemidji in 3A quarterfinal

The Islanders' stifling defense, coupled with strong three-point shooting, led to a 76-45 victory over the Lumberjacks.
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Listen: Boys' basketball seeds of (mild) discontent and a little too much 'nobody respects us'

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In the last Talking Preps podcast of the winter season, Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque look ahead to the boys' basketball tournament field and offer a recap of the girls' championships.