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Eagles, Cougars Ready to Open Basketball Playoffs

The Abilene High Eagles and Cooper Cougars will open the 2017 men’s state basketball playoffs on the road Tuesday, Feb. 21.

AHS will play its Class 6A Bi-District game against District 4-6A co-champion North Crowley on Crowley’s home court. Tip-off is Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

CHS, runner-up in District 4-5A, will play former district rival Plainview in its playoff opener. The neutral-site game is set for Tuesday at 4 p.m. in Lamesa.