Josh Moore

Sweet Sixteen pairings to be drawn next week

The pairings for the St. Elizabeth Healthcare/KHSAA Girls’ Sweet Sixteen and the 2016 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen will be drawn on Thursday, Feb. 4, at 1 p.m., the KHSAA announced on Tuesday. The drawing will air on CWKYT in Lexington as well as be streamed live on KHSAA.tv and WKTY.com.

The girls’ Sweet Sixteen, which takes place March 9-13, moves to BB&T Arena in Highland Heights after being held at Western Kentucky’s Diddle Arena for 15 straight seasons. The boys’ Sweet Sixteen, which for the 21st straight year will be held at Rupp Arena, is scheduled for March 16-20.

Brackets with official pairings will be available on KHSAA.com following the conclusion of the draw show.

The KHSAA also announced that full-session ticket packages for both events will be available for purchase starting Feb. 8.

KHSAA NEWS RELEASE

The pairings for the 2016 St. Elizabeth Healthcare/KHSAA Girls’ Sweet Sixteen® and the 2016 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen® will be revealed on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 1 p.m. (ET) when the annual Draw Show is televised by The CW Lexington. The Sweet 16® Draw Show will also be streamed live online at KHSAA.tv and WKYT.com.

The 2016 St. Elizabeth Healthcare/KHSAA Girls’ Sweet 16® will be held March 9-13 at BB&T Arena in Highland Heights, with the 2016 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet 16® taking place March 16-20 at Rupp Arena in Lexington. Brackets with official pairings will be available on the KHSAA/Riherds.com Scoreboard and the KHSAA website on the basketball home page following the conclusion of the draw show.

Full-session ticket packages for the Boys’ and Girls’ Sweet 16® will be available for purchase by the general public starting Feb. 8th, at a cost of $124 for side/lower arena seats. For more information, visit KHSAA.org.

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