The field has been set for the 2017 CCCAA Men's Basketball State Championship. San Francisco, the defending state champions, highlight the field. The Rams, the north's top seed, survived Butte, 62-60, to advance. No. 2 Feather River also advanced, scoring a 101-95 win over Las Positas; No. 3 Yuba got past Ohlone, 65-53; and Canada, the north's No. 5 seed, downed American River, 86-71.
In the south, Fullerton, the south's No. 1 seed, posted a 86-70 win over Chaffey; No. 5 San Diego City pounded Riverside, 113-81; No. 10 East Los Angeles edged No. 2 El Camino-Compton, 83-80, and No. 14 Antelope Valley shocked Citrus, the south's No. 6 seed, 74-71.
The men's tournament will begin on Thursday with four quarterfinal games, beginning at 1 pm, and continue on Saturday with semifinals at 1 pm and 3 pm. The championship game will be on Sunday at 1 pm. For the second consecutive year, the tournament will be held at Las Positas College.