TRAFFIC ALERT: TSSAA State Basketball Championships return to Murphy Center

Mar 08, 2021 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

Murphy Center on MTSU campus is the annual destination of the TSSAA State Basketball Championships. (File)

The 2021 Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) State Basketball Championships will take place this week at Murphy Center on the Middle Tennessee State University campus. The TSSAA High School Basketball Championships have been held in Murfreesboro since 1973. 

The action gets underway on Wednesday, March 10th with the first round of the Girls’ tournament and championship games will be played Saturday, March 13th. The boys will take to the court on March 17th and play for the championship titles on Saturday the 20th.

Due to COVID-19 capacity restrictions, the number of spectators permitted at the 2021 TSSAA Basketball Championships will be limited. Tickets will first be distributed to athletes and their families by school administrators. If tickets for the general public become available, they can be purchased through the GoFan ticket links at

“We are thrilled to welcome basketball teams, coaches and fans from across the state to Rutherford County,” said Barbara Wolke, vice president of the Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau. “Despite the pandemic, tourism continues to improve and this tournament is a great boost to our economy.”

For more information, call TSSAA at (615) 889-6740 or visit

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