March Madness isn’t just for the collegiate basketball ranks.
One week after Kentucky crowned a girls’ champion, the state’s best boys’ teams are set to open their Sweet 16 tournament Wednesday at Lexington’s Rupp Arena.
Here is a schedule of the tournament's first-round games, with all times eastern:
South Oldam vs. Hopkinsville 12:00 pm
Trinity vs. Owensboro 1:30 pm
Scott County vs. Fleming County 6:30 pm
Campbell County vs. Johnson Central 8:00 pm
McCracken County vs. Wayne County 12:00 pm
Knott County Central vs. Bowling Green 1:30 pm
Bardstown vs. Pleasure Ridge Park 6:30 pm
Clay County vs. Covington Catholic 8:00 pm
Winners of these games will play again in four quarterfinal matchups Friday. Two semifinals will be held Saturday, with the champion crowned Sunday afternoon.