BROOKLYN CENTER (AP) -- The Minnesota State High School League has approved several site changes for the boys and girls state basketball tournament to reduce travel time for schools.
The organization also decided that no schools will be allowed to play games on their home courts.
All the changes apply to the state quarterfinals, which are held at scattered sites around the state.
--In Class 4A, the game between sections 2 and 3 winners has been moved from Hopkins High School to Concordia-St. Paul University. The game between sections 5 and 8 winners has been shifted from St. Cloud State University to Monticello High School.
--In Class 3A, the game between sections 1 and 4 winners has been moved from Mayo Civic Center in Rochester to Hastings High School. The game between sections 2 and 3 winners has been switched from Minnesota State University, Mankato, to Gustavus Adolphus College in nearby St. Peter.
--In Class 2A, the winners of sections 1 and 4 will play in Rochester instead of at the University of Minnesota. The game between sections 5 and 8 winners will be held at St. Cloud Apollo High School instead of Concordia College in Moorhead. And the game between sections 6 and 7 winners has been moved from Hibbing High School to Brainerd High School.
--In Class 1A, the sections 1 and 4 winners will play at Farmington High School instead of Minnesota State University, Mankato. Sections 6 and 7 winners will shift from Hibbing High School to Bemidji High School.
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