Boys: Model v. Westminster

model's Robert Pearson pushes by Westminster's Marquavious Strozier in the first round of the state basketball tournament at Model High, February 20, 2013. (Brittany Hannah/RN-T)

Brittany Hannah

Site: Jordan, Columbus

Time: 6 p.m.

Records: Model 18-11, Jordan 20-6

Seeding: Model is the No. 2 seed from Region 7-AA …Jordan is the No. 1 seed from Region 5-AA.

About tonight’s game: Model is in the Elite Eight for the first time since 1936 … Jordan carries a Region 5-A title in tonights matchup ... Both teams are coming off high-scoring victories. Model advanced with a 92-76 victory over Kendrick and Jordan advanced with a 97-79 win over Dade County. In the first round, Model downed Westminster and Jordan defeated Washington-Wilkes.

RN-T prediction: Jordan, 83-71