Nationally-ranked Pflugerville moves into the UIL State playoff Region II semifinals on Friday, Feb. 22 when it meets Plano West High School in the Regional round of 16. The 5A Region II semifinals and finals take place at Baylor University's Ferrell Center on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22 and 23. Pflugerville and Plano West meet in Friday's 6 p.m. contest, while Dallas Skyline and Spring Dekaney face off in the 8 p.m. semifinal.
On Saturday at 6 p.m., the two Friday night winners will meet in the Regional final with a berth to the State 5A Final Four State Tournament in Austin on the line.
Pflugerville moved to 35-0 with a 61-35 victory over Austin Bowie on Feb. 19 in the regional quarterfinals. The Panthers are making a Regional semifinal appearance for the 17th time in program history and for the fourth time in the last six seasons. State-ranked Plano West (36-3) defeated Mesquite Horn, 62-40, in its quarterfinal game Tuesday.
Pflugerville earned the District 16-5A championship while Plano West tied for the District 10-5A title with Plano (both 9-1).
2013 UIL State Playoffs: Region II Regional Tournament (Semifinals & Championship)
Site: Ferrell Special Events Center, Baylor University, Waco, Texas
SEMIFINALS: Friday, Feb. 22
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Pflugerville (36-0) vs. Plano West (36-3)
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP: Saturday, 6 p.m.
Tickets: All tickets for the Regional semifinals and finals are $10. No school IDs or coaching membership association cards are honored.
UIL basketball webpage (find playoff tournament brackets here): http://www.uiltexas.org/basketball/playoff-brackets