The Emporia High boys basketball team opens play in the Ralph Miller Classic in Chanute Thursday night. The Spartans will play Chanute.
Sophomore Max Brown is hoping a new offense will playoff for the Spartans.
Tip-off is set for 8pm.
Other first round games have Shawnee Mission South playing Goddard, Shawnee Heights faces Joplin and Olathe North plays Andover Central.