Boys’ Prep Basketball: Mount Pleasant, WACO, Winfield Open Tonight

KILJ — It will be a busy night of boys’ basketball as the season gets underway tonight for most area programs.

Starting in Mount Pleasant, it will be game number one in the second year of Eric Rawson’s tenure as the Panthers welcome in Cedar Rapids Xavier tonight.

The Saints knocked off Mount Pleasant in the opener one year ago.

You can listen to tonight’s game on KILJ-FM and beginning with the pre-game show at 7:15 p.m.

Elsewhere in southeast Iowa, WACO will look to follow up a successful football season with one on the hardwood.

The Warriors will start their campaign tonight at Holy Trinity.

Winfield-Mount Union, under the direction of former All-Stater Klay Edwards, will look to start their season with a bang tonight when they host Pekin.

Iowa football recruit Cam Buffington and Abram Edwards will look to take that program to new heights.

(All Super Conference games are 7:30 p.m. tips)

Other area tilts tonight:

  • Van Buren County at Central Lee
  • West Burlington at Danville
  • Hillcrest Academy at Mediapolis
  • Cardinal at Notre Dame
  • Columbus at Wapello
  • Oskaloosa at Fairfield
  • Burlington at Iowa City High
  • Keokuk at Iowa City Liberty