Great State Debate: Mater Dei in SoCal may be 'Quarterback High,' but these eight high schools also have a history of producing top quarterbacks.
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The first big basketball upset in March Madness happened before the NCAA tournament started -- when No. 5 seed Michigan snuck past No. 2 Illinois to win the 2009 Great State Debate.
With Illinois' rout of California in the semifinals, SportsNation has narrowed the Great State Debate field to just two competitors. The Land of Lincoln will face nearby Michigan in next week's championship.
No. 5 Michigan scored its second upset of the Great State Debate, ousting No. 1 New York with 65.3 percent of the vote.
No. 5 Michigan bounced No. 4 Pennsylvania this week, capturing 52.5 percent of the fan voting in the ESPN RISE debate over which is the best state for high school basketball.
The voting was closer than expected, but in the end California came through with a win over New Jersey.
In the first round of the Great State Debate, No. 2 seed Illinois takes on No. 7 seed Kentucky.
In the first round of the Great State Debate, No. 1 seed New York rolled past vote-in candidate Indiana.
In the first round of the Great State Debate, No. 1 seed New York takes on No. 8 seed Indiana.
After three days of voting among six states known for their high school hoops, Indiana and Kentucky have advanced as the last two seeds in the Great State Debate.
On the heels of Texas' runaway win in the football version of the Great State Debate, ESPN RISE asks: Which state boasts the best boys' basketball?
The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame motto says it all: In 49 states, it's just basketball ... This is Indiana.
Georgia boasts tough teams and dynamic players.
Virginia has a long basketball tradition and boasts one of the nation's most powerful programs in Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.).
Texas basketball might not have the cache of Friday Night Lights, but fans still come out in droves to see the state's best players and coaches.