District and substate pairings for the 2020 basketball postseason will be shared here once they are available. Class 2A and Class 1A brackets were released on Friday, Feb. 7. Class 4A and Class 3A brackets will be available on Friday, Feb. 14.

Postseason competition begins with opening round games on Monday, Feb. 17 in 2A and 1A. Opening round substate games for 4A and 3A tipoff on Monday, Feb. 24. Eight teams from each class advance to the 2020 state tournament, set for March 9-13 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

Bracket seedings are selected by coaches in district and substate meetings. Brackets are displayed in district and substate formats through the links below.

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CLASS 4A

First round: Monday, Feb. 24  |  Second round: Friday, Feb. 28

Substate Final: Tuesday, March 3

Substate 1 – at Fort Dodge

Substate 2 – at Clinton

Substate 3 – at Cedar Rapids

Substate 4 – at Cedar Rapids

Substate 5 – at Iowa City, Liberty

Substate 6 – at Southeast Polk

Substate 7 – at Dallas Center-Grimes

Substate 8 – at Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson

 

 

CLASS 3A

First round: Monday, Feb. 24  |  Second round: Thursday, Feb. 27

Substate Finals: Monday, March 2 & Wednesday, March 4

Substate 1 – at Sioux City, North

Substate 2 – at Webster City

Substate 3 – at Cedar Rapids

Substate 4 – at Cedar Rapids

Substate 5 – at Muscatine

Substate 6 – at Knoxville

Substate 7 – at Valley, W.D.M.

Substate 8 – at Atlantic

 

CLASS 2A

First round: Monday, Feb. 17  |  Second round: Thursday, Feb. 20

District final: Tuesday, Feb. 25  |  Substate Final: Saturday, Feb. 29

Substate 1 – at Cherokee, Washington

Substate 2 – at MOC-Floyd Valley

Substate 3 – at Cedar Falls

Substate 4 – at West Delaware, Manchester

Substate 5 – at Muscatine

Substate 6 – at Valley, West Des Moines

Substate 7 – at Marshalltown

Substate 8 – at Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln

CLASS 1A

Preliminary round: Monday, Feb. 17  |  First round: Thursday, Feb. 20  |  Second round: Tuesday, Feb. 25

District final: Thursday, Feb. 27  |  Substate Final: Saturday, Feb. 29

Substate 1 – at Spencer

Substate 2 – at Charles City

Substate 3 – at Prairie, Cedar Rapids

Substate 4 – at Iowa City, West

Substate 5 – at Knoxville

Substate 6 – at Nevada

Substate 7 – at Creston

Substate 8 – at MVAOCOU

 

For bracket purposes, the winners of District 1 and District 2 will play in Substate 1, the winners of District 3 and District 4 will play in Substate 2, and so on. 

Examples of the bracket seeding are here:

Class 4A

 

Class 3A

 

Class 2A

 

Class 1A

 

 

Tickets are $6 for district (2A, 1A) and substate (4A, 3A) games. Tickets are $8 for substate finals in all classes.

Doubleheader sites play at 6:30 and 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Single game sites are set for 7 p.m.

Once the postseason begins, check back for possible postponements and schedule updates at iahsaa.org.

 

OTHER LINKS

2020 Postseason Manual

2020 Basketball Stat Book

Class 4A & Class 3A Assignments

Class 2A & Class 1A Assignments

State Tournament Central