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2022 Amos Morris Classic Basketball Tournament Brackets Released


The brackets for the 2022 Amos Morris Classic basketball tournament in Russell on December 5-10 have been released.

First round games will be played on Monday and Tuesday, December 5-6 at Amos Morris Gym at Russell High School. Semifinal and consolation semifinal games will be played Thursday and Friday, December 8-9 at Amos Morris Gym. The championship and third place games will be played Saturday, December 10 at Amos Morris Gym and the fifth place and seventh place games will be played Saturday at Ruppenthal Middle School.

The tournament field includes Russell, St. John's-Tipton, Plainville, Central Plains, Smith Center, Sylvan-Lucas, Phillipsburg and Ellsworth.

Sylvan-Lucas replaces Ulysses from last year's tournament lineup.

The Russell High School girls and boys open the tournament on Monday, December 5 against St. John's-Tipton. The girls play at 6:30 PM with the boys following at 8 PM.

The Sylvan-Lucas girls and boys play Smith Center Tuesday, December 6 at 6:30 and 8 PM.

CLICK HERE for the full brackets.

The Central Plains girls defeated Russell 66-21 to win the 2021 Amos Morris Classic. The Phillipsburg boys defeated Russell 41-40 to win the tournament last year. 2021 was the first time since 2000 that both the RHS girls and boys teams made it to the championship game.

The RHS girls and boys basketball teams open the 2022-2023 season on Friday, December 2 at home versus Stockton. That opening night doubleheader, along with all RHS games this season, will be broadcast on KRSL AM 990, 98.1 FM and KRSL.com.

The Sylvan-Lucas girls and boys open the season on Friday, December 2 at home in Sylvan Grove versus Bennington. Catch that doubleheader as KRSL's Area Game of the Week on KRSL 95.9 FM and KRSL.com.