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Western's Dylan Bryant heads down the court with Kokomo's Jace Rayl at his side during the teams' game on Nov. 23, 2021, at Memorial Gym.

Correction: The Cass County tournament concludes Friday. This article has been updated from its original form to include the correction.

The first weekend of December means the two-game weekend for boys basketball teams.

Seven of the 11 KT-area teams have games tonight and Saturday night.

The following are quick looks at the area schedule for the weekend.

• Kokomo (1-0) hosts Peru (1-0) tonight and hosts Westfield (1-0) Saturday. The Wildkats are looking to avenge last season’s loss to the Bengal Tigers. Westfield is led by Purdue recruit and Mr. Basketball candidate Braden Smith. Peru visits Knox (0-1) Saturday.

• Western (0-2) hosts Northwestern (1-1) tonight in a Hoosier Conference East Division opener. The Panthers beat the Tigers last season, ending Northwestern’s six-game winning streak in the rivalry series.

Both teams are in action Saturday with Western at Frankfort (0-1), and Northwestern at home against Mississinewa (1-2).

• Eastern (1-1) hosts Eastbrook (1-0) tonight, then visits Alexandria (2-1) Saturday.

• Tri-Central (1-1) hosts Cowan (0-1) tonight in a matchup of Sectional 55 teams. Cowan beat TC in the sectional’s semifinal round last season. The Trojans hit the road Saturday to face Frontier.

• Carroll (2-0) visits Frontier (0-0) tonight, and hosts West Central (0-1) Saturday.

• Lewis Cass (2-1) has just one game this weekend. The Kings face Pioneer (1-0) in the Cass County tournament championship tonight at Logansport, 

Also Saturday

Taylor and Tipton have tonight off, but are in action Saturday. Taylor (2-1) visits Western Boone (1-0), and Tipton (1-0) visits Frankton (1-1).

Maconaquah is idle this weekend.

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