Jones Leads Apple Valley To 60-54 Win Over Champlin Park In Class 4A Title GameTre Jones had 24 points, 18 rebounds and made nearly every crucial play in the final minute as Apple Valley beat previously undefeated Champlin Park 60-54 in Saturday night's Class 4A state title game.
DeLaSalle Wins 6th Straight Class 3A Basketball ChampionshipGoanar Mar led DeLaSalle with 28 points, Gabe Kalscheur added 20 and the Islanders beat Austin 72-44 on Saturday night for their sixth-straight Class 3A boys state title.
Minnehaha Academy Beats Crosby-Ironton 47-36 In Class 2A ChampionshipMinnehaha Academy outlasted Crosby-Ironton and won its first title since 2013 with a 47-36 victory Saturday in the Class 2A boys basketball state championship game.
Frank & Amelia: The Basketball ParentsCameras caught up with our favorite basketball parents, Frank and Amelia, as they watched their son play for St. Thomas Academy in the State Basketball Tournament.
Champlin Park Senior Hits Buzzer-Beater To Knock Off Chaska, 53-50Champlin Park senior Sam Dubois scored just six points in 18 minutes Wednesday, but the Rebels' guard hit a shot that he'll remember for the rest of his life.
Prep Blog: State Basketball Tournament Features Several Division I RecruitsThis week's Boys State Basketball Tournament features several future Division I players.
Columbia-Bound Chaska Senior Hits Game-Winner, Sends Hawks To StateIn the closing seconds of the section championship with the game tied and on the line, Chaska put the ball and its hopes in the hands of its best player, Myles Hanson.
Apple Valley, DeLaSalle Back To Defend Hoops TitlesApple Valley and DeLaSalle have returned to the Minnesota boys state basketball tournament to defend their titles from last year.
Class 1A Championship: Rushford-Peterson 51, Maranatha Christian Academy 44Rushford-Peterson beat Maranatha Christian Academy 51-44 in the Class 1A boys basketball championship game Saturday at the Target Center. Alex Vix scored a game-high 23 points and fellow senior Charlie Krambeer added 17 for Rushford-Peterson.
Melrose Basketball Team At State Tournament For 1st Time In 40+ YearsIt's been more than 40 years since the Melrose Minnesota "Dutchmen" have played in the Boys State High School Basketball Tournament. But they'll take on Redwood Valley at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Target Center.
Esko, DeLaSalle, Lakeville North Out To Defend State TitlesEsko, DeLaSalle and Lakeville North have returned to the boys state basketball tournament to defend titles. The tournament begins Wednesday at Target Center and Williams Arena, the 19th year of the four-class format.
Prep Blog: State Boys Basketball PreviewThis week, Target Center and Williams Arena take center stage as 32 teams from four classes try to do whatever it takes to play for a state championship in boys basketball. The state tournament will have one noticeable absence in Apple Valley, ranked No. 1 in the state for most of the season.