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|Class 3A & 4A High School Boys Basketball "Elite Eight" Set
|The high school boys basketball Elite Eight fields are set in Classes 3A and 4A ahead of this weekend's state finals in Peoria.
Tuesday night's 3A supersectional games have last year's state runner-up Oswego playing Peoria Richwoods in DeKalb, Chicago Marshall and Arlington Heights St. Viator squaring off in Hoffman Estates, Chicago Robeson and Hillcrest meeting in Chicago and Cahokia and defending state champion Champaign Centennial playing in Springfield. All games tip off at 7:30 p-m.
The winner of the Richwoods/Oswego game advances to the state semifinals to play Marshall or St. Viator in Friday afternoon's first state semifinal game at 12:15 at Carver Arena.
The 4A supersectionals feature Chicago Simeon and Benet Academy in Hinsdale, Joliet taking on O'Fallon in Normal, Chicago Whitney Young against Maine South in Chicago and Bartlett playing Waukegan in Elgin.
All of the 4A supersectional games tip off at 7:30 Tuesday evening.