Posted On: 03/11/21 10:40 AM
Prep Hoops Missouri takes a look at the Final Four of the Class 2 State Tournament, which begins today in Springfield at the JQH Arena on the campus of Missouri State University.
There is no clear cut favorite here as all four teams are capable of winning the state championship.
And of course, it’s those fearless predictions. These are games where I literally had to flip a coin to make my predictions. Let the excitement begin.
Thursday, March 11 (Semifinals)
Campbell vs Norwood, 1 p.m. - This matchup features two of the state’s top two bucket-getters in 2021 Blake Fowler Blake Fowler 5'11" | PG Campbell | 2021 State MO of Campbell and 2022 Garrett Davault of Norwood. Both teams can also be very potent offensively. (Prediction: Campbell)
Salisbury vs. North Andrew, 3 p.m. - Both teams advanced to the Final Four by winning a series of close games in the state playoffs. Salisbury is led by 6’1 2021 Jackson King and 6’4 2021 Luke Abeln Luke Abeln 6'4" | SG Marceline | 2021 State MO , the “Slender Sniper.” North Andrew has the Inside-Outside Combination of 6’9 2022 Owen Graham and 6’3 2021 Tanner McDaniel: (Prediction: Salisbury)
Friday, March 12
Third Place, Noon (Prediction: Norwood)
Championship Game, 2 p.m. (Prediction: Campbell)