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Friday Hoops Preview: South and Central Collide

Mike Hammett - December 20, 2013 6:17 am

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It’s the final high school basketball Friday of 2013 as schools take a break for the holidays.

Rivals collide tonight at the Bicentennial Center as Salina Central meets Salina South. On the girls side, Central is 4-0 after Tuesday’s 62-37 win at Maize South while South is 0-3 after a 41-29 loss at Newton. On the boys side, Central is 2-2 after Tuesday’s 52-46 loss at Maize South, while South is 1-2 after a 50-47 loss at Newton. It’s also the first meeting since South knocked off Central on a buzzer-beating three-pointer last year in the sub-state final. Pregame is at 5:50pm with tip-off at 6 on SportsRadio 1150 KSAL and Y93.7.

Sacred Heart heads north to Minneapolis tonight to meet up with the Lions. On the girls side, the Knights are 2-3 overall and 0-1 in the NCAA after Tuesday’s 32-24 loss to Russell. Minneapolis is coming off a 36-33 win over Ellsworth. On the boys side, the Knights are 4-1 overall and 1-0 in the NCAA after Tuesday’s 68-30 win over Russell. The Lions are coming off Tuesday’s 47-34 win over Ellsworth. Pregame is at 5:50pm with tip-off at 6 on Classic Hits 104.9.

Ell-Saline plays its sixth game of the season tonight, hosting Little River. The Cardinal girls are 3-2 after Tuesday’s 52-38 win over Canton-Galva, while the boys are 2-3 after Tuesday’s 51-46 loss to Canton-Galva. Pregame is at 5:50 with tip-off at 6 on True Oldies 98.5.

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