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The Big Sky Conference announced its revamped men's and women's basketball championship brackets and schedules Tuesday, the league announced in Ogden, Utah.

The championships, which have been relocated from Reno, Nevada, to Boise's CenturyLink Arena, will begin March 11 with three women's games. Four women's games are set for March 12 before men's play starts on March 13.

The women's championship game is scheduled March 15, the day before the men's title game.

Champions will receive automatic berths to the NCAA Tournament.

All 11 conference teams will compete in the tournaments.

The top five teams in the final regular-season standings will receive first-round byes.

Kyle Douglas drove in two runs, helping the University Titans to an 8-6 win over the Burlington Sox in American Legion State AA championship play at Shadle Park's Al K. Jackson Field.

U-Hi will meet the Kennewick Phantoms today at 1 p.m. at Jackson Field. U-Hi, Kennewick and Burlington are all 3-1 at the double-elimination tourney.

In play at Gonzaga Prep, Mt. Spokane stayed alive with a 10-3 win that eliminated the Wenatchee Blues.

Mt. Spokane will meet Ridge Baseball today at 1 p.m. at G-Prep. Mt. Spokane, Ridge and the Yakima Valley Peppers are all 3-1 at the tourney.

Pepsi Pak of Selah defeated the Northstars 14-1, knocking the Spokane team from the American Legion State AAA championship at W.F. West High School in Chehalis.

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