The Class AA SoDak 16 boys basketball pairings were released Tuesday, with contests being played at the higher-seeded teams on Saturday.

The eight winners of the contests will advance to the State AA boys basketball tournament on March 14-16 in Rapid City. They will not be reseeded for the state tournament.

Mitchell (2-18) will be the No. 16 seed and it plays at No. 1 Sioux Falls Lincoln (17-2). The start time is not yet determined. The Mitchell vs. Lincoln winner plays No. 8 Harrisburg vs. No. 9 Sturgis in the first round at state.

No. 1 Sioux Falls Lincoln (17-2) vs. No. 16 Mitchell (2-18)

No. 2 Yankton (16-4) vs. No. 15 Pierre (5-14)

No. 3 Sioux Falls O'Gorman (15-5) vs. No. 14 Aberdeen Central (3-14)

No. 4 Brandon Valley (15-5) vs. No. 13 Brookings (6-14)

No. 5 Rapid City Stevens (14-6) vs. No. 12 Rapid City Central (8-12)

No. 6 Sioux Falls Roosevelt (12-8) vs. No. 11 Sioux Falls Washington (6-12)

No. 7 Watertown (11-9) vs. No. 10 Huron (11-9)

No. 8 Harrisburg (11-9) vs. No. 9 Sturgis (15-5)