Big D boys’ semifinals Friday to complete scenario for PSL basketball championship doubleheader

Chuck Johnson
Media Information Director
DPS Office of Athletics

The final four of the 2014-15 Detroit Public School League Big D boys’ basketball tournament is set for Friday at Cass Tech High School.

It will be Pershing, the defending PSL champion, against Western, the state’s No. 1-ranked team, in the first semifinal game at 5 p.m., followed by Renaissance against East English Village in the semifinal nightcap at 7 p.m. Admission is $5

The winners advance to the PSL championship game at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 20, at University of Detroit Mercy Calihan Hall.

Big D boys quarterfinals 2015 324Wednesday’s boys’ quarterfinal games produced two thrillers as Renaissance solved CMA’s deliberate offense to post a 39-31 victory, and East English Village came back from a 19-point deficit to defeat Henry Ford 72-65 in overtime.

On Tuesday, Pershing advanced with an 81-71 quarterfinal victory against Osborn, and Western defeated Cass Tech 66-49.

The girls’ PSL championship game is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20 at UD Mercy and will be a rematch of last year’s title game between Cass Tech and three-time defending champion King.

Admission to the Big D girls’ and boys’ PSL championship doubleheader at UD Mercy is $10. Tickets can be purchased in advance, beginning Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the Calihan Hall box office.

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