Central Catholic vs Lutheran West LIVE Boy’s Basketball (3/14/2024)

Central Catholic vs Lutheran West LIVE Boy’s Basketball (3/14/2024)

An intriguing matchup awaits in the 2024 OHSAA Boys Basketball State Championships (Ohio) – Division II playoffs. The Central Catholic Fighting Irish (12-14) travel to Bowling Green State University to take on the heavily favored Lutheran West Longhorns (23-2) on Thursday, March 14th, at 6:00 PM ET.

What it is: Michigan High School Basketball
Matchup: Central Catholic Fighting Irish vs Lutheran West Longhorns
Time: Thursday, March 14, at 6pm ET
Game Type: playoff
Backets: 2024 OHSAA Boys Basketball State Championships (Ohio) – Division II
Game Details: at Bowling Green State Univ.
Location: Rocky River, OH
Live Stream: Watch here

Lutheran West Longhorns Aim to Maintain Perfection

The Longhorns boast a near-perfect record of 23-2 overall and have dominated their conference (10-2). They’ve been nearly unbeatable on their home court (Rocky River, OH) as well, winning all five games played there this season. Their high-powered offense has averaged over 73 points per game (based on the provided points per game statistic for Lutheran West). With momentum and a passionate home crowd on their side, they’ll be looking to overpower Central Catholic.

Central Catholic Fighting Irish Look to Pull Off Upset

The Central Catholic Fighting Irish enter the game as significant underdogs with a 12-14 record overall. However, they’ll be aiming to defy expectations. While they haven’t won a single conference game (0-9), they’ve shown glimpses of promise with a winning record on the road (5-6) and at neutral sites (2-3).

Key Players to Watch

No specific player stats are provided, but all eyes will be on Lutheran West’s leading scorer who has fueled their offensive dominance. The Fighting Irish will need a strong defensive effort, particularly focusing on containing Lutheran West’s top scorer.


The odds are heavily stacked against Central Catholic. Lutheran West’s dominant record, home court advantage, and potent offense make them clear favorites. However, the Fighting Irish shouldn’t be completely written off. If they can play a near-flawless game and capitalize on any weaknesses in Lutheran West’s defense, they might have a chance to pull off a major upset.

How to Watch

The game will be played at Bowling Green State University, but there’s no information provided regarding channels broadcasting it. You might be able to find live streams or updates through local Ohio news outlets or sports websites.

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