2018 CIF State Basketball Championship Information

2018 CIF State Basketball Championship Information

The 38th annual CIF State Basketball Championships begin Wednesday, March 7 with the First Round of the Regionals (March 13 NorCal Regional Finals Division VI only) and concludes with the Championship Finals being held Friday-Saturday, March 23-24 at the Golden 1 Center, Sacramento.

2018 Girls Brackets

2018 Boys Brackets


State Championship Information – March 23-24 at Golden 1 Center, Sacramento


Friday, March 23

10:00 am Division IV Girls - Rolling Hills Prep vs. Priory

12:00 pm Division IV Boys - View Park vs. Stuart Hall

2:00 pm Division III Girls - West Campus vs. Sunny Hills

4:00 pm Division II Boys - Crossroads vs. Alameda

6:00 pm Division I Girls - Serra vs. Sacred Heart Cathedral

8:00 pm Division I Boys - Chino Hills vs. Las Lomas


Saturday, March 24

10:00 am Division V Girls - Sierra Pacific vs. Lowell

12:00 pm Division V Boys - Santa Clarita vs. Argonaut

2:00 pm Division II Girls - Redondo Union vs. Pleasant Valley

4:00 pm Division III Boys - Notre Dame (Riverside) vs. Pleasant Valley

6:00 pm Open Division Girls - Windward vs. Pinewood

8:00 pm Open Division Boys - Sierra Canyon vs. Sheldon

Tickets/Admission Charges

Golden 1 Center, Sacramento 

General Admission - $16.00  

Children (2+)/Students (ASB card)/Seniors (65+) - $10.00

***$5 student tickets will be available for purchase at participating schools until the day prior to school's respective game.


There are many options to park near the Golden 1 Center, located in downtown Sacramento. Please visit sacpark.org for more information.

Souvenir Program

Souvenir program for State Championships is available for FREE online.  Please click on the link above.


Broadcast Information

Spectrum owns all television and internet broadcasting rights. Please CLICK HERE for more information. Additionally, in Northern California, NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports California, will carry the games live.

Specturm Channel Listings: All games will air LIVE on SNLA, except for the Saturday, March 24 games at 10am (G-DV), 12pm (B-DV) and 2pm (G-DII) which will air LIVE on SportsNet

NBC Sports Channel Listings: All Friday, March 23 games will air LIVE on NBC Sports California and all Saturday, March 24 games will air LIVE on NBC Sports Bay Area