Upcoming Brain Games

WRAL's Brain Game

Game #1 (Nov. 21)    Nash Central / Pinecrest / Raleigh Charter

Game #2 (Nov. 28) Cape Fear Christian / Heritage / Smithfield-Selma

Game #3 (Dec. 5)     Fayetteville Christian / Middle Creek / Thales

Game #4 (Dec. 12)    Durham School of the Arts / N Wake College & Career / Panther Creek

Game #5 (Dec. 19)     East Chapel Hill / Longleaf School of the Arts / Southside Christian

Game #6 (Dec. 26) Athens Drive / Research Triangle / Rocky Mount

Game #7 (Jan. 23) Cardinal Gibbons / Northeast Carolina Prep / Wake Forest

Game #8 (Jan. 30)  Apex Friendship / Enloe / Triangle Math & Science Academy   

Game #9 (Feb. 6)    Broughton / Edgecombe Early College / Jordan-Matthews                

The winners of all 9 games, plus 7 wild card teams will advance to the first round of the playoffs.

For the first round of the playoffs, teams were seeded based on regular season scores. Only winners advance.

Playoffs Round 1a (Feb. 13): Enloe / Research Triangle

Playoffs Round 1a (Feb. 20): East Chapel Hill / Cardinal Gibbons

Playoffs Round 1a (Feb 27): TMS Academy / Broughton

Playoffs Round 1a (March 6): Heritage / Longleaf

Playoffs Round 1b (March 13): Raleigh Charter / Jordan-Matthews

Playoffs Round 1b (March 20): Smithfield-Selma / Panther Creek

Playoffs Round 1b (March 27): Apex Friendship / Thales Academy

Playoffs Round 1b (April 3): Fayetteville Christian / Cape Fear Christian

All eight winners of Round 1 will advance to Round 2. All four Round 2 winners will advance to the Final Four. The two winners of the Final Four matches will play the Championship game.