The Alton Redbirds go up against the Edwardsville Tigers Friday night in the Class 4A Granite City Regional championship game.  Tip off time is 7:30 pm and you can catch all the live play-by-play coverage on Z-1570 and at alton daily news.com.  The Redbirds go into the Regional title game in Granite with a mark of 13-and-17 while the Tigers stand at 26-and-2. 

Alton basketball coach Eric :

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Alton senior guard Tyrome :

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Game two of our Friday night regional championship doubleheader features the Marquette Explorers against the East St. Louis Flyers in the Class 3A C.M. Regional in Bethalto.  That game also tips off at 7:30 pm.....but can be heard at about 9 pm here on Z-1570 and at alton daily news.com following the Alton - Edwardsville contest.  Marquette comes into the game at 21-and-8 while the Flyers have a record of 19-and-7. 

Friday night hoops:

7:30/LIVE -- Alton vs. Edwardsville -- Granite City 4A regional title game

9:00/TAPE -- Marquette vs. East St. Louis -- C.M. 3A regional title game