APT to broadcast live the Alabama high school basketball championships, March 2-4

2020 Alabama State Basketball Championships (Pat Byington/Bham Now)

Alabama Public Television and the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) are teaming up to broadcast the 2023 Alabama State Basketball Championships statewide on APT — March 2-4.

Live coverage of the Boys’ and Girls’ finals, will begin Thursday afternoon with the Class 1A championship games at the BJCC. 

Championship games for Class 2A, 3A, and 4A will be aired over APT channels on Friday, and the Class 5A, 6A, and 7A games will be aired on Saturday, March 4.  Live streaming of the games will be available through the subscription-based NFHS Network and over the AHSAA TV Network as well. 

Full Schedule

Here is the 3 day schedule of games.

Thursday, March 2nd

  • 4:00 – 1A Girls Basketball Championship
  • 5:45 – 1A Boys Basketball Championship

Friday, March 3rd

  • 9:00  -2A Girls Basketball Championship
  • 10:45 – 2A Boys Basketball Championship
  • 12:30 – 3A Girls Basketball Championship
  • 2:15 – 3A Boys Basketball Championship
  • 4:00  – 4A Girls Basketball Championship
  • 5:45 – 4A Boys Basketball Championship

Saturday, March 4th

  • 9:00 – 5A Girls Basketball Championship
  • 10:45 – 5A Boys Basketball Championship
  • 12:30 – 6A Girls Basketball Championship
  • 2:15 – 6A Boys Basketball Championship
  • 4:00  – 7A Girls Basketball Championship
  • 5:45 – 7A Boys Basketball Championship

2nd Statewide Broadcast

This is the second set of state high school championship games APT has broadcast in partnership with the AHSAA and NFHS Network. In November/December 2022, APT carried the AHSAA Super 7 Football Championships live from Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn.

“One of our goals has always been to make our games available to all households across the state,” said AHSAA Executive Director Alvin Briggs.  “Having APT on board allows us to reach that  goal with our basketball championships as well.”

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