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DIAA Basketball Championship Finals Information


Dover, DE (March 12, 2021) - The Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) Boys Basketball semifinals were last night and the Championship game is set for Saturday, March 13. In two very close match ups, #1 Sanford defeated visiting #4 Tower Hill, 40-39. This was the third time these two teams faced each other this season. Leading by one with only three seconds left on the clock, Sanford made a defensive stop to seal the win.
Visiting #6 Smyrna defeated host #2 Salesianum, 43-42 while getting the go ahead point on a foul shot with only 0:006 left on the clock. Sanford and Smyrna will play for the DIAA Boys State Championship on Saturday, March 13 at 4:30p.m. at Dover High School. These two teams last met in the semifinals of of the 2018 DIAA Boys Basketball Championship.
Girls Finals Information:
The DIAA Girls Basketball Championship is tonight at 6:00pm. #1 St. Elizabeth will face #3 Sanford for the DIAA Girls Basketball state title. This will be the second time this season that these two teams will face each other; with St. Elizabeth defeating Sanford back in January, with a score of 62-57.
Unified Basketball Championship:
The Unified Basketball Championship is tomorrow, Saturday March 13 and will see #2 Dover face #3 Indian River for the Unified Basketball State Title. The Championship will tip off at 11a.m. which is a change from the original time of 1p.m.
Ticket Information 
The DIAA Basketball Championship games will allow two fans per player from each home and away team.
Final Round - $7.00 Students (K-12) and Adults
Live Streaming
NFHSNetwork is the official partner of the DIAA State Championship and will cover all championship games. A link to all Championship games can be found here.
Media is permitted at events. Only media with a DIAA 2020-2021 credential will be permitted entry.
For media credential requests, media shall apply for credentials through the DIAA website.
Purchase Official DIAA Championship Apparel:  
Marketing Special Promotions is the official provider of DIAA apparel. 
Visit to purchase 2021 DIAA basketball championship apparel.
DIAA Partners:  
DIAA is proud to partner with Wilson, the official basketball of DIAA. #WilsonBasketball #WilsonEvolution
American Dairy Association North East (ADANE) is an official partner of the 2020-2021 Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) Championships. 
DIAA is proud to be a recipient of the Delaware Division of Public Health’s Tobacco Prevention Community Contract. Funding for the Contract is provided by the Delaware Health Fund and managed by the American Lung Association in Delaware. To provide parents with a simple roadmap to address the dangers of vaping with kids, "Get Your Head Out of the Cloud" has free educational resources including a conversation guide, which can be found here,
For more information regarding DIAA Championships, visit DIAA or follow DIAA on Twitter (@DIAA_Delaware), Instagram (diaa_de) or our Facebook Page (@DelawareInterscholasticAthleticAssociation).