The Eagles, seeded third in the state tournament, will host #14 Woodbridge in a rematch of the Henlopen Conference championship game which Smyrna won last week.

The defending state champion Smyrna High School boys basketball team will begin play in this year's state tournament tonight, March 1, hosting a second-round game at 7 p.m.

The Eagles, 19-3, are seeded third in the tournament and are one of the top eight seeds that received first-round byes.

In the second round tonight, Smyrna will host #14 Woodbridge in a rematch of the Henlopen Conference championship last week, won by Smyrna, 65-49.

Woodbridge, 15-6, advanced to the second round with a 86-59 victory over #19 Indian River on Tuesday.

If the Eagles win tonight, they'll move on to the quarterfinals Saturday, March 3 at the University of Delaware's Bob Carpenter Center against the winner of tonight's game between #6 Sussex Tech (16-4) and #11 Mt. Pleasant (16-4).

Smyrna defeated Sussex Tech twice this season, 75-61 and 66-52. Smyrna didn't play Mt. Pleasant.