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UIL Boys State Basketball Tournament Information

Media Contact: Kim Rogers
Phone: 512-471-5883
Fax: 512-471-6589

Date: Mar 04, 2008
Category: Athletics



2008 UIL Boys State Basketball Tournament

March 6-8, 2008

Frank Erwin Center (Austin, TX)


Thursday, March 6

Conference 1A Division I Semifinals

8:30 a.m.            Graford (29-5) vs. Dallardsville Big Sandy (26-10)

10:00 a.m.           Thorndale (34-1) vs. White Deer (21-7)


Conference 3A Semifinals

2:00 p.m.            Kennedale (31-5) vs. Silsbee (29-6)

3:30 p.m.            Burkburnett (30-6) vs. South San Antonio West (28-9)


Conference 4A Semifinals

7:00 p.m.            Boerne (34-5) vs. Dallas South Oak Cliff (23-8)

8:30 p.m.            Fort Worth Southwest (30-6) vs. Houston Wheatley (29-5)


Friday, March 7

Conference 2A Semifinals

8:30 a.m.            New Waverly (36-2) vs. Tuscola Jim Ned (28-7)

10:00 a.m.           Ponder (37-2) vs. Arp (22-3)


Conference 1A Division II Semifinals

2:00 p.m.            Goodrich (31-5) vs. Paducah (25-5)

7:00 p.m.            Rule (20-3) vs. Laneville (30-5)


Conference 5A Semifinals

3:30 p.m.            Klein Forest (33-3) vs. Fort Bend Dulles (33-4)

8:30 p.m.            North Crowley (36-1) vs. San Antonio Madison (32-7)



Saturday, March 8

8:30 a.m.            Conference 1A Division I FINAL

10:00 a.m.           Conference 3A FINAL

2:00 p.m.            Conference 2A FINAL

3:30 p.m.            Conference 4A FINAL

7:00 p.m.            Conference 1A Division II FINAL

8:30 p.m.            Conference 5A FINAL


Media Credentials

Interested media outlets planning to cover the Boys State Basketball Tournament must fax media credential requests on company letterhead to Kim Rogers at (512) 471-6589 by noon Wednesday, March 5.  Requests should include the school(s) your media outlet will be covering and the names of each person covering the teams. Please refer to the UIL Basketball Media Policy on the UIL web site for media credential guidelines. Credentials may be picked up at the Red River Street Entrance of the Frank Erwin Center one hour prior to game time.



Parking information for the State Basketball Tournaments can be found on the UIL web site on the basketball state tournament page.



Tickets may be purchased through Texas Box Office at (512) 477-6060 or <>  All-tournament tickets will be available for purchase through TEXAS BOXOFFICE until 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 5.  All-tournament tickets are $80 for mezzanine level seats. Session tickets are currently available for $12 per session.  For specific session on-sale times, contact the Frank Erwin Center at (512) 477-6060.  The box office will open one hour prior to game time each day of the tournament.


Conference 4A and 5A Championship Game Televised

The Conference 4A state championship game will be televised live on FSN Southwest Saturday, March 8, beginning at 3:30 p.m., and the 5A state championship beginning at 8:30 p.m.


In Houston, the 4A game will be shown live on FSN Houston, while KNWS-Channel 51 will broadcast the 5A game live due to a programming conflict. FSN Houston will re-air the 5A game at approximately 10:30 p.m. following the “Rockets Live” NBA post-game show.

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