Get a Preview of the IHSA Basketball State Finals with the IHSA March Madness Preview Show

The intensity is picking up as our live high school sports coverage shifts from our regular season Game of the Week broadcasts to our live IHSA Girls and Boys State Finals coverage beginning with the IHSA March Madness Preview Show on CW26 and The U.

In this exclusive look, hosts Matt Rodewald and analysts Patricia Babcock-McGraw and Kenny McReynolds will look at the girls and boys teams vying for an opportunity to play downstate in the State Finals and discuss their predictions on who will make it to the State Championships.

Check it out Saturday, February 24, at 10:30A on CW26 or Sunday, February 25, at 5P on The U.

Then stay tuned the following week for coverage of the Class 1A-4A IHSA Girls State Semifinal and Championship games LIVE from CEFCU Arena at Illinois State University in Normal, IL, Thursday, February 29 – Saturday, March 2 on The U. This coverage will be followed by the Class 1A-4A Boys Semifinal games Thursday, March 7 and Friday, March 8 with the Championship games on Saturday, March 9, on CW26.

CW26 can be found on WCIU, Channel 26.1, XFINITY 183/1026, Astound TV 6, Dish 26, Direct TV 26, Spectrum Charter 22/616 and U-Verse 10/1010 and Hulu + Live TV. On YouTube TV search for CW26.

The U is seen on WMEU, Channel 48.1 and WCIU, Channel 26.2, XFINITY 230|360, Astound TV 35, Dish 48, Spectrum Charter 191 and U-Verse 24. On YouTube TV search for The U.