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MHSAA 5A Basketball Tournament First Round Preview: Check out the first-round matchups

Holmes County Central and Brookhaven played in an MHSAA Class 5A semifinal basketball game on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Mississippi Coliseum. Photo by Keith Warren

Holmes County Central and Brookhaven played in an MHSAA Class 5A semifinal basketball game on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Mississippi Coliseum. Photo by Keith Warren

The 2022 MHSAA 5A State Basketball Tournament Brackets have been finalized. First-round matchups tip off Tuesday, Feb. 12. Check the brackets for game times and locations.

BOYS BASKETBALL BRACKETS

Here’s a closer look at the first-round matchups:

In the 5A Boys bracket, there's eight first-round games set for Tuesday and eight teams have byes.

CLASS 5A BOYS BASKETBALL FIRST ROUND:

Tuesday, Feb. 15
Vicksburg at Neshoba Central
Canton at Callaway
Brookhaven at Wayne County
South Jones at West Jones
Greenville at Saltillo
Columbus at Lake Cormorant
West Harrison at George County
East Central at Moss Point

First-round byes
New Hope
Cleveland Central
Gautier
Picayune
Holmes County Central
Provine
Hattiesburg
Florence

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COMPLETE 5A BOYS BASKETBALL BRACKET

GIRLS BASKETBALL BRACKETS

In the 5A girls basketball bracket, there are the eight first-round matches on the schedule for Monday and eight teams with first-round byes.

CLASS 5A GIRLS BASKETBALL FIRST ROUND:

Monday, Feb. 14
Callaway at Ridgeland
Canton at Forest Hill
Florence at Laurel
Hattiesburg at Brookhaven
Lake Cormorant at New Hope
Saltillo at Cleveland Central
West Harrison at George County
East Central at Long Beach

First-round byes
Columbus
Lafayette
Gautier
Pearl River Central
Neshoba Central
Vicksburg
Wayne County
West Jones