The World-Herald's Stu Pospisil put together everything you need to know for Nebraska high school boys basketball district semifinals in Class A.

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Fremont (3-19) at Class A No. 1 Bellevue West (23-1), 7:45 p.m.: West’s winning streak is at 20 games. Fremont will try to slow  the pace.

Lincoln Southeast (8-14) at Norfolk (11-11), 6: Southeast beat the Panthers 56-48 at home Feb. 1. The Knights also own the only win over Bellevue West.


Lincoln Northeast (5-17) at Gretna (15-3), 7:30: First Class A game this season for the Dragons. The Rockets are on a four-game losing streak.

Millard West (10-11) at Papillion-La Vista South (12-11), 7: Millard West has dropped four of its past five, including a 68-57 home loss to the Titans on Feb. 9. Both have been ranked in the past month.


Papillion-La Vista (4-18) at No. 3 Omaha Central (13-9), 7: Central beat the Monarchs 76-40 Jan. 8.

Elkhorn South (9-13) at Lincoln High (13-9), 5:30: Elkhorn South hit its all-time scoring high against the Links, winning 100-85 at home. Since then, the Storm is 0-5 and the Links 4-1.


Millard South (4-17) at No. 5 Omaha Westside (17-5), 8: Somehow these teams escaped playing each other in the regular season. Westside has won 11 of 12.

Lincoln Southwest (7-15) at No. 7 Millard North (15-7), 7:30: Can the Silver Hawks give Millard North bookend losses to its season? Southwest won at home 56-45 on Nov. 29. The Mustangs have won eight in a row but the only ranked opponent was Omaha Bryan.



Omaha Northwest (4-18) at No. 4 Omaha Creighton Prep (20-4), 2:30 p.m.: The Junior Jays throttled Northwest 78-31 Jan. 25.


Omaha Benson (6-15) at No. 2 Kearney (19-4), 7: Kearney is on an eight-game winning streak while Benson has lost eight in a row.

Omaha North (8-13) at No. 8 Lincoln North Star (14-8), 5: Since Jan. 1, North Star is 10-3. North was saddled with an unfriendly February schedule but is coming off a 49-47 win at Lincoln East.


Bellevue East (6-16) at No. 6 Omaha South (16-6), 5: The Packers are on a seven-game winning streak and in December beat East 78-68.

Omaha Burke (7-15) at No. 9 Lincoln East (17-5), 6: The Spartans won 61-53 at Burke on Feb. 1. The Bulldogs have lost seven of their past eight.

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Grand Island (10-12) at No. 10 Omaha Bryan (13-9), 6:30 p.m.: After a four-game losing streak, the Bears have rebounded with four wins in a row. Grand Island won five of six before ending the regular season with two home losses.

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Stu is The World-Herald's lead writer for high school sports and for golf. Follow him on Twitter @stuOWH. Phone: 402-444-1041.

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