The 2011 March Madness Alaska State Basketball tournament will draw a total of 64 high school basketball teams in boys’ and girls’ divisions. The event will run March 14-19 at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.

The 3A/4A tournament games begin Thursday, March 17, at 8 a.m., culminating with championship games on Saturday, March 19, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Online ticketing is available on the Alaska School Activities Association website,

ASAA is the nonprofit sanctioning organization for all secondary school activities in the state, prescribing the regulations and rules for conducting interscholastic activities.