Basketball state finals air on Arkansas PBS March 7-9

CONWAY — Arkansas PBS will present the Class 6A-1A 2024 Centennial Bank High School Basketball State Finals live from Bank OZK Arena in Hot Springs beginning Thursday, March 7, in partnership with the Arkansas Activities Association (AAA). Games will be broadcast statewide over the air, on cable and on satellite on Arkansas PBS’s primary channel and will also be available to watch live and on-demand at or in the PBS App.

All the ways to watch Arkansas PBS can be found at Correct channel information is available in local TV listings. 

The Arkansas high school basketball state finals will air live on AR PBS Sports at the following times:

  • 3A girls – Thursday, March 7, at noon.
  • 3A boys – Thursday, March 7, at 1:45 p.m.
  • 4A girls – Thursday, March 7, at 6 p.m.
  • 4A boys – Thursday, March 7, at 7:45 p.m.
  • 5A girls – Friday, March 8, at noon.
  • 5A boys – Friday, March 8, at 1:45 p.m.
  • 6A girls – Friday, March 8, at 6 p.m.
  • 6A boys – Friday, March 8, at 7:45 p.m.
  • 1A girls – Saturday, March 9, at 11:30 a.m.
  • 1A boys – Saturday, March 9, at 1:15 p.m.
  • 2A girls – Saturday, March 9, at 6 p.m.
  • 2A boys – Saturday, March 9, at 7:45 p.m.

Throughout the state finals, AR PBS Sports will present profiles of outstanding student-athletes from each division.

In the week following the finals, games will be available to watch on demand at and in the PBS App, allowing coaches, players, families, college recruiters and others to watch at their convenience.

Arkansas PBS provides professional, live-action game photos that fans can download for free at

Major funding for AR PBS Sports is provided by the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, Conway Regional Health System, Arkansas Department of Health, Southern Loft, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and ARcare.

Arkansas PBS also recognizes AAA’s sponsors for the state high school football finals, including Centennial Bank, Everett Buick GMC, Circle K, Summerwood Sports, Wendy’s and Arkansas Farm Bureau.

The Arkansas high school basketball state finals are also broadcast live on 103.7 The Buzz in Central Arkansas and at

The most up-to-date programming schedule with options for email reminders and calendar syncing is available at