Scouting the IHSA Class 2A boys basketball state finals

Scouting the IHSA Class 2A boys basketball state finals

2013-03-07T19:00:00Z 2013-03-08T01:09:05Z Scouting the IHSA Class 2A boys basketball state finals nwitimes.com
March 07, 2013 7:00 pm

Where: Carver Arena, Peoria Civic Center

Tickets: $6.50, $8.50 and $10.50 per session

TV: UToo (Ch. 26.2)

Today

Winnebago Indians (32-0) vs. Seton Academy Sting (21-10), 6:30 p.m.

Harrisburg Bulldogs (31-1) vs.St. Joseph-Ogden Spartans (29-3), 8:15 p.m. (approx.)

Saturday

Third-place game, 6:30 p.m.

Championship, 8:15 p.m.

Probable starting lineups

Seton Academy -- Mark Weems, 6-2, Sr., G (17.7 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 3.1 apg, 1.2 spg): Kamal Shasi, 6-1, Sr., G (9.7 ppg, 4.1 apg, 4.3 rpg, 1.5 spg); Alex Foster, 6-8, Sr., F (10.9 ppg, 6.8 rpg, 1.8 bpg); Armahn Mooring, 6-1, Sr., G (4.5 ppg, 1.4 apg, 2.4 rpg, 1.3 spg); Eron Evans, 5-9, Jr., G (2.0 ppg, 1.1 rpg).

Winnebago -- Matt Reinke, 6-4, Sr., G (16.4 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 4.6 apg); Jacob Posley, 6-0, Sr., G (14.8 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 3.3 apg); Derek Polkowski, 6-1, Sr., F (5.1 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 2.2 apg); Ryan Swigart, 6-4, Jr., F (6.8 ppg, 3.6 rpg, Brent Campbell, 6-5, Sr., C (3.3 ppg, 4.6 rpg).

Harrisburg -- Tyler Smithpeters 6-4, Sr., G (17.7 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 5.1 apg); Eli Taborn-Scott, 504, Jr., F (11.3 ppg, 4.9 rpg); Capel Henshaw, 6-3, sr., G (14.9 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 4.0 apg); Ryne Roper, 6-3, Sr., G (5.7 ppg, 3.3 rpg); Dakota Upchurch, 6-6, Sr., C (6.3 ppg, 3.3 rpg).

St. Joseph-Ogden -- Chase Patton, 6-3, Sr., G (12.1 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 1.1 apg); Nate Michael, 6-0, Jr., G (10.7 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 3.1 apg); Brett Schluter, 6-3, Jr., F (14.2 ppg, 6.2 ppg); Louis Acklin, 6-5, Sr., F (8.1 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 2.6 apg); Corbin Hesterberg, 6-0, sr., F (5.2 ppg, 4.9 rpg, 1.3 pg).

 Directions: Take Interstate 80 west to I-55 south for approximately 87 miles. Take exit 163 and merge onto I-74 west toward Peoria. Stay on I-74 into Peoria and take exit 94 toward downtown Peoria. Merge onto West Washington Street and stay straight on Washington. Continue onto North William Kumpf Boulevard, then turn right onto West John H. Gwynn Jr. Ave. The Peoria Civic Center/Carver Arena is at 220 SW Jefferson St.

Fast facts: Seton Academy is making its third trip to the Class 2A finals. It won it all in 2009 and was fourth last year. ... Winnebago was undefeated in 2009 when it faced Seton in one semifinal.

-- Compiled by Mike Nieto

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