McPherson High’s boys are the No. 1 seed for next week’s 52nd annual McPherson Invitational Basketball Tournament at the Roundhouse.
The 7-1 Bullpups will play the 8:15 p.m. game on Jan. 21 against Shawnee Mission East. East is only 1-7, but has lost some close games.
The Bullpups have no bargain on their side of the bracket, at Blue Valley West (3-3) and Bishop Carroll (4-4) play in the 6:30 game.
Earlier in day, Derby (4-3) takes on Junction City (3-5) in the tipoff game at 3 p.m., followed by No. 2 seed Lawrence Free State (5-1) against Wichita North (3-5).
Four more games are set for Friday, with the same times employed. Saturday’s schedule starts at 1:30, with the championship game at 7:00.