Posted On: 03/13/19 10:08 PM

The field has been set and fans from all over the state of Michigan have made plans to invade Breslin Center on the campus of Michigan State University. Now let's take a look at what to expect and who to watch this weekend at the MHSAA State Finals. 

Not happy with my predictions and players to watch? Check out Scott Hankamp's picks for some different thoughts on this year's finals.


Howell vs. Ypsilanti Lincoln (March 15, Noon, Breslin Center)

Players to Watch:  Tony Hankala - Howell (2020, G); Emoni Bates - Ypsilanti Lincoln (2022, F)

Prediction:  Ypsilanti Lincoln

This marks the first-ever trip to the state finals for Ypsilanti Lincoln. Bates has played in front of capacity crowds all season long. Now he and the Railsplitters will get to play in front of fans from around the state who have only read about him.

UD Jesuit vs. Okemos (March 15, 2PM, Breslin Center)

Players to Watch:  Jalen Thomas - UD Jesuit (2019, C); Noah Pruitt - Okemos (2020, SG)

Prediction:  UD Jesuit

UD Jesuit is loaded with talent and they've won each of its playoff games by an average of 27 points. 

Championship Game (March 16 at 12:15PM, Breslin Center)


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