Everything you need to know for Basketball Day Indiana


The second annual Basketball Day Indiana is a celebration of the state’s unmatched connection to the sport. It will showcase basketball at all levels – from youth to the NBA – and feature nine games and 13 hours of television coverage.


All basketball fans are invited to participate.

High schools: Pike, North Central, New Albany, Silver Creek, Crispus Attucks, Broad Ripple, Garrett, Lakewood Park Christian

Colleges: Purdue, Indiana, Butler, Valparaiso

Basketball Day Indiana is produced by FOX Sports Indiana, the Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever and the IHSAA. It is presented by St. Vincent.


Saturday, Jan. 6, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. ET


Basketball fans can participate by attending games, watching on FOX Sports Indiana and posting on social media with #BasketballDayIndiana. Note: Admission is free for the high school games at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.


FOXSportsIndiana.com, Pacers.com, IHSAA.org, #BasketballDayIndiana


Marquee high school matchups

Basketball Day Indiana will start with three high school games at Bankers Life Fieldhouse: Garrett plays Lakewood Park Christian (Girls) to start the day; then Girls Class 4A No. 3 Pike faces No. 1 North Central; and Boys 4A No. 3 New Albany takes on 3A No. 11 Silver Creek. The games at Bankers Life Fieldhouse are free and open to the public. Later in the day, Broad Ripple plays 3A No. 1 Crispus Attucks (Boys) at Pacers Athletic Center (Grand Park).

Watch three college games simultaneously with college basketball whip-around

From 2 to 4:30 p.m., FOX Sports Indiana will present three games simultaneously in a college basketball “whip-around.” FOX Sports Indiana’s Pacers broadcast team, Chris Denari and Quinn Buckner, along with Brian Hammons, will guide viewers through the Purdue-Indiana women’s game, Nebraska-Purdue men’s game and Seton Hall-Butler men’s game in an NFL Red Zone-like format.

Presenting Sponsor

Basketball Day Indiana is presented by St. Vincent.


Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 (times subject to change)

Time (ET) Event Location Network
9 a.m.

+Girls High School:

Lakewood Park Christian vs. Garrett

 Bankers Life Fieldhouse  FOX Sports Indiana Plus
10 a.m. Basketball Day Live Bankers Life Fieldhouse FOX Sports Indiana
10:30 a.m.

Girls High School:

Pike vs. North Central

Bankers Life Fieldhouse  FOX Sports Indiana
12:15 p.m.

Boys High School:

New Albany vs. Silver Creek

Bankers Life Fieldhouse FOX Sports Indiana

2 p.m.

2 p.m.

2:15 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

College Basketball “Whip-Around”

Women’s: Purdue at Indiana

Men’s: Nebraska at Purdue

Men’s: Seton Hall at Butler

Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Assembly Hall

Mackey Arena

Hinkle Fieldhouse

FOX Sports Indiana

BTN Plus



4 p.m.

+Men’s College:

Southern Illinois at Valparaiso

The ARC FOX Sports Indiana Plus
4:45 p.m.

Boys High School:

Broad Ripple vs. Crispus Attucks

Pacers Athletic Center FOX Sports Indiana
6:30 p.m. Pacers Live pregame Bankers Life Fieldhouse FOX Sports Indiana
7 p.m. NBA: Chicago Bulls at Indiana Pacers Bankers Life Fieldhouse FOX Sports Indiana
9:30 p.m. Pacers Live postgame Bankers Life Fieldhouse FOX Sports Indiana
10 p.m. Basketball Day Live Bankers Life Fieldhouse  FOX Sports Indiana