Alcoa vs. Douglas Prep Live 2024 Tennessee Boys Basketball State Tournament (TSSAA) – Division I Class 2A (3/16/2024)

The Tennessee high school basketball season culminates in an epic showdown on Saturday, March 16, at 4:00 pm ET, as the 2024 TSSAA Division I Class 2A Championship Game unfolds in Chattanooga, TN. The spotlight shines brightly on the undefeated Douglas Red Devils (34-0) as they face a battle-tested Alcoa Tornadoes (21-11) squad. This matchup promises an interesting contrast of styles and a battle for ultimate glory.

What it is: Tennessee high school basketball
Matchup: Alcoa Tornadoes vs. Douglas Red Devils
When: Saturday, March 16, 4pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Beckett: 2024 Tennessee Boys Basketball State Tournament (TSSAA) – Division I Class 2A
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Live Stream: Watch here

Douglas Red Devils: An unstoppable force aiming for a perfect season on neutral courts

The Douglas Red Devils entered the championship game with an unbeaten record of 34-0. Not only have they dominated their district (11-0) but also have perfect records on both home court (10-0) and away court (14-0). While not technically a true home game, Chattanooga provides a neutral environment where the Red Devils will look to continue their dominance. Offensively, the Red Devils are a juggernaut, averaging more than 80 points per game based on their total points (2,715) and games played (34). With momentum and an undefeated season on their side, Douglas will look to overcome their opponents and claim the coveted Class 2A state championship title.

Alcoa Tornadoes: A team forged in fire aims to upset the undefeated

The Alcoa Tornadoes entered the championship game with a record of 21-11, a stark contrast to their opponents’ unbeaten record. However, their resilience throughout the season should not be underestimated. They finished second in their tough district (4-2) and had a winning record on both home court (9-3) and away court (7-6). While facing a significant challenge against the juggernaut Douglas Red Devils, they have shown the ability to win close games throughout the playoffs. A victory against Douglas would be a memorable upset and a storybook end to their season.

Statistical Breakdown: Crime vs. Grit

Douglas holds a clear advantage in overall record (34-0 vs. 21-11) and potential points per game (80 vs. TBD for the Alcoa Tornadoes). However, Alcoa counters with close game experience and a winning record on away courts throughout the playoffs. This matchup presents a fascinating contrast: Douglas’ potent offense and undefeated record against Alcoa’s grit, experience in close games and ability to adapt to different environments.

Prediction: Can Alcoa end Douglas’ dream season or will the Red Devils remain untouchable?

Douglas seem overwhelming favorites on paper with their perfect record and offensive firepower. However, Alcoa’s experience in close games and ability to win on the road should not be overlooked. It promises to be a thrilling championship showdown, with the winner cementing their name in Tennessee Class 2A history.

broadcast details

The game will be played at a venue in Chattanooga, TN. Broadcast details for the 2024 Tennessee Boys Basketball State Tournament are usually available on the TSSAA website or local sports channels. Fans can also explore online streaming options.

A night of Tennessee high school basketball at its best

This Class 2A championship matchup between the Douglass Red Devils and the Alcoa Tornadoes promises to be an unforgettable night of Tennessee high school basketball. The Red Devils will aim to cement their perfect record and claim the ultimate prize on a neutral court, while the Tornadoes will be looking for a memorable upset and championship glory. Regardless of the outcome, this game is a testament to the hard work and dedication of these student athletes.

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