The bracket for the annual McPherson Boys Invitiational Tournament has Manhattan set for a Thursday night contest as part of a loaded field. The Indians will open with Shawnee Mission East as both enter the final part of this week with three losses thus far this season. Game time is at 6:30 next Thursday night, to be followed by McPherson taking on Wichita East. The other matchups will be Lawrence Free State opening with Olathe East followed by St. James Academy taking on Blue Valley West.

The girls bracket for the following week’s tournament should be settled after next Tuesday’s games, including Manhattan hosting Emporia.