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State basketball tournament qualifiers: Classes 2A-6A

See what teams from Class 2A to Class 6A qualified for the state tournament Friday.
by Ryan Aber and Scott Wright Published: March 1, 2013

No. 2 Edmond Memorial (20-2): Finally healthy, the Bulldogs are playing their best basketball at the right time.

No. 4 Owasso (22-3): The Shake Milton buzz has swept the Tulsa area, now the rest of the state will get a look at the sophomore sensation.

No. 12 Tulsa Union (15-10): The defending champs upset rival Jenks to get back to state.

Class 5A

No. 2 Tulsa Memorial (20-5): The east's top contender has won 10 of its last 11 games.

No. 3 Southeast (17-7): Coach Walt Brewer's squad is headed to state for the first time since 2008.

No. 5 Tulsa Edison (17-6): As individually talented as any team in the class.

No. 7 Lawton MacArthur (17-8): Upset No. 1 Bishop McGuinness to earn state berth.

Class 4A

No. 1 Roland (26-1): Seth Youngblood is an underrated player, and Roland is a serious contender.

No. 3 Victory Christian (25-2): Reached the Class 3A state championship game a year ago.

No. 4 Anadarko (23-4): Last year's runner-up returned to state with a mostly new starting lineup.

Class 3A

No. 2 Okemah (24-3): Making third state tournament appearance in five years

No. 3 Millwood (17-9): State tournament appearance No. 30 for the Falcons after starting season 2-6.

No. 4 Verdigris (23-4): This is the Cardinals' fifth tourney trip since 2007.

No. 8 Sequoyah-Tahlequah (19-8): Upset two-time defending champ Centennial to earn state berth.

Class 2A

No. 2 Ketchum (26-0): Knocked off No. 1 Northeast in an area championship to remain undefeated.

No. 13 Konawa (19-7): Konawa's last trip to state came in 1995.

Unranked Talihina (19-10): Talihina was 10-9 in late January, but playing best ball in crunch time.

by Ryan Aber
OU Athletics Reporter
Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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by Scott Wright
A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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