Fessler Explains Basketball Postseason Hosting Changes

Some big changes have come to high school basketball this season. MSHSAA Assistant Executive Director Doug Fessler reminds us that playoff host sites will be different….

In even-numbered years, like 2024, teams on the bottom of the bracket will host. (odd-numbered years/teams on the top of the bracket). Fessler explains how they are handling capacity concerns…..

Another big change this season is the elimination of the one-and-one…..

MSHSAA Assistant Executive Director Doug Fessler, who says the Show-Me Showdown returns to Mizzou Arena. Unlike past state tournaments in Columbia, the games will only be played at Mizzou Arena and not the Hearnes Center. To do this, both small class and big class events will be extended to four days.