The St. Thomas More Cougars and the Lafayette Christian Academy Knights, the two lone remaining teams from the Acadiana area, will both play on Thursday in the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Boys’ Top 28 Basketball Tournament, at the Burton Complex in Lake Charles.

St. Thomas More, the top-seed in the 4A bracket, will take on 4th-seeded Bossier in semifinal action on Thursday at 1 o’clock, while Lafayette Christian, the #1-seed in the 1A bracket, will square off with 4th-seeded Arcadia in semifinal play on Thursday evening at 8 pm

The St. Thomas More/Bossier winner will play for the state title on Saturday night at 8 o'clock against the victor of the other 4A semifinal, which will feature the 2nd and 3rd seeds, Washington Marion and Karr.

In the class A bracket, Lafayette Christian/Arcadia game will be on Thursday at 8 o’clock, while 3rd-seeded Southern Lab faces 10th-seeded Tensas on Thursday afternoon at 4:30 pm, with the two winners competing for the state crown on Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock.

You can hear all the play-by-play action of the St. Thomas More/Bossier game on ESPN 1420 and

The District 4-4A champions, St. Thomas More will bring in an overall record of 33-7 into the match-up.

Winners of 9-straight, and 15 of their last 16, the Cougars advanced to the Top 28 with an exciting 53-52, overtime win, over Plaquemine, in quarterfinal play last Friday night.

For STM, this will mark their 11th appearance in the Top 28. They have 2 state championships to their credit, and have finished as the runners-up on three different occasions.

St. Thomas More will be taking on Bossier, champions of District 1-4A, who will enter with an overall record of 25-10, winners of 5-straight, and 12 of their last 13, including a 63-61 win over Ellender in the semifinals.

View the complete 4A bracket.

Lafayette Christian, the defending class A state champs, and the champions of District 7-1A this year, will enter the Top 28 with an overall record of 30-2.

The Knights, who have won 17-straight, defeated Hamilton Christian, 75-54, in the quarterfinal round.

LCA will be taking on Arcadia, champions of District 1-1A, who will enter the match-up with an overall mark of 24-5, including wins in 24 of their last 25 games.

View the complete 1A bracket.