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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 26
Sagarin Ratings Jeff Sagarin
Bowman Academy (11-6) at Griffith (11-9)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Tyrone Robinson, 45-34 in 4th year at Bowman. Grayling Gordon, 43-25 in 3rd year at Griffith.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Bowman, 83.29, 41st overall, 3rd in 2A. Griffith, 62.47, 209th overall, 59th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Bowman defeated Hammond, 77-49. Griffith lost to Highland, 36-32, OT.
VS. COMMON FOES: Bowman 3-1; Griffith 1-3.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Bowman 101-91. Griffith 180-217.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Griffith, 3-2.
LAST MEETING: Griffith, 63-59, Feb. 20, 2019.
jh PREDICTION: Bowman, 66-49.
Columbus East (3-17) at Floyd Central (14-6)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Brent Chitty, 118-110 in 10th year at Columbus East, 304-268 in 26th year overall. Todd Sturgeon, 105-34 in 6th year at Floyd Central.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Floyd Central, 80.29, 57th overall, 37th in 4A. Columbus East, 59.48, 241st overall, 94th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Columbus East lost to Franklin, 59-48. Floyd Central defeated Brownstown Central, 68-34.
VS. COMMON FOES: Columbus East 0-8; Floyd Central 4-4.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Columbus East 239-165. Floyd Central 226-138.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Floyd Central, 18-17.
LAST MEETING: Floyd Central, 60-50, Feb. 20, 2019.
jh PREDICTION: Floyd Central, 64-42.
Decatur Central (12-7) at Danville (18-2)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: John Ashworth, 53-55 in 5th year at Decatur Central. Brian Barber, 369-131 in 21st year at Danville, 408-155 in 24th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Danville, 91.26, 12th overall, 2nd in 3A. Decatur Central, 81.98, 48th overall, 32nd in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Decatur Central defeated Whiteland, 63-52. Danville defeated Brebeuf Jesuit, 76-55.
VS. COMMON FOES: Decatur Central 2-2; Danville 3-2.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Decatur Central 183-177. Danville 209-177.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Decatur Central, 3-2.
LAST MEETING: Decatur Central, 70-57, Feb. 22, 2019.
jh PREDICTION: Danville, 65-52.
East Chicago Central (8-10) at Lighthouse CPA (7-13)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Marcus Jefferson, 30-33 in 3rd year at EC Central, 78-71 in 7th year overall. Nick Moore, 15-24 in 2nd year at Lighthouse.
SAGARIN RATINGS: EC Central, 66.69, 169th overall, 83rd in 4A. Lighthouse, 58.05, 251st overall, 74th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: EC Central defeated Lowell, 55-53. Lighthouse defeated Hammond Gavit, 80-60.
VS. COMMON FOES: EC Central 3-4; Lighthouse 1-6.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: EC Central 186-160. Lighthouse 139-132.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: EC Central, 3-0.
LAST MEETING: EC Central, 57-53, Feb. 13, 2019.
jh PREDICTION: EC Central, 64-61.
Hammond Gavit (6-13) at Hammond Noll (9-11)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Bobby Jones, 6-13 in 1st year at Gavit. Murray Richards (interim), 7-8 in 1st year at Noll, 39-34 in 4th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Noll, 56.58, 265th overall, 62nd in 2A. Gavit, 44.64, 354th overall, 92nd in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Gavit lost to Lighthouse CPA, 80-60. Noll defeated Highland, 50-31.
VS. COMMON FOES: Gavit 5-6; Noll 5-4.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Gavit 148-233. Noll 196-188.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Noll, 31-9.
LAST MEETING: Noll, 42-37, Feb. 1, 2018.
jh PREDICTION: Noll, 69-50.
Indianapolis Howe (12-7) at Beech Grove (12-6)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: DeAndre Brock, 12-7 in 1st year at Howe. Mike Renfro, 30-14 in 2nd year at Beech Grove.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Beech Grove, 76.81, 82nd overall, 17th in 3A. Howe, 60.38, 229th overall, 49th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Howe defeated Indiana Math & Science, 100-37. Beech Grove defeated Indianapolis Ritter, 75-74.
VS. COMMON FOES: Howe 0-1; Beech Grove 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Howe 151-184. Beech Grove 176-173.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Beech Grove, 3-2.
LAST MEETING: Howe, 75-54, Mar. 5, 2010, sectional.
jh PREDICTION: Beech Grove, 64-49.
Lake Station (12-8) at Morgan Twp. (10-9)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Bob Burke, 89-94 in 8th year at Lake Station. Eric Braden, 96-78 in 8th year at Morgan Twp..
SAGARIN RATINGS: Lake Station, 58.2, 250th overall, 56th in 2A. Morgan Twp., 53.74, 304th overall, 40th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Lake Station defeated Hammond Clark, 63-48. Morgan Twp. lost to Kouts, 62-54.
VS. COMMON FOES: Lake Station 4-4; Morgan Twp. 4-5.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Lake Station 154-213. Morgan Twp. 186-179.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Morgan Twp., 14-10.
LAST MEETING: Lake Station, 60-37, Feb. 20, 2019.
jh PREDICTION: Lake Station, 59-57.
MTI Knowledge at Indianapolis Washington (7-10)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Kenny Roseman, 57-68 in 6th year at Washington.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Washington, 56.69, 262nd overall, 77th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Washington lost to Guerin Catholic, 82-60.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Washington 170-162.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: No meetings.
Oldenburg Academy (13-7) at Lawrenceburg (11-8)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Gary Moorman, 150-120 in 12th year at Oldenburg. John Blackwell, 101-84 in 8th year at Lawrenceburg, 123-104 in 10th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Lawrenceburg, 66.06, 176th overall, 49th in 3A. Oldenburg, 63.58, 199th overall, 17th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Oldenburg defeated Hauser, 66-34. Lawrenceburg defeated Rising Sun, 56-31.
VS. COMMON FOES: Oldenburg 2-2; Lawrenceburg 2-2.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Oldenburg 170-187. Lawrenceburg 134-145.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Lawrenceburg, 15-3.
LAST MEETING: Oldenburg, 47-22, Feb. 21, 2019.
jh PREDICTION: Lawrenceburg, 56-51.
Plainfield (16-4) at Greenfield-Central (11-9)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Andy Weaver, 84-96 in 8th year at Plainfield, 310-272 in 26th year overall. Luke Meredith, 11-9 in 1st year at Greenfield.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Plainfield, 88.09, 24th overall, 19th in 4A. Greenfield, 72.64, 121st overall, 69th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Plainfield defeated Cascade, 73-27. Greenfield defeated Indianapolis Roncalli, 60-59.
VS. COMMON FOES: Plainfield 2-1; Greenfield 0-3.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Plainfield 219-173. Greenfield 200-191.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Plainfield, 5-2.
LAST MEETING: Plainfield, 81-46, Feb. 20, 2019.
jh PREDICTION: Plainfield, 60-46.
Purdue Polytechnic (13-5) at Indianapolis Tindley (10-11)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: David Teague, 13-5 in 1st year at Purdue Poly. Omar Dillard, 10-11 in 1st year at Tindley.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Tindley, 68.08, 161st overall, 12th in 1A. Purdue Poly, 47.84, 341st overall,
LAST OUTING: Purdue Poly defeated Indianapolis Shortridge, 61-53. Tindley lost to Ben Davis, 57-44.
VS. COMMON FOES: Purdue Poly 1-4; Tindley 4-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Purdue Poly 74-194. Tindley 220-172.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: No meetings.
jh PREDICTION: Tindley, 77-51.
Tri-Central (13-6) at Taylor (2-14)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Bill Bowen, 24-61 in 4th year at Tri-Central, 204-224 in 20th year overall. Dennis Bentzler, 2-14 in 1st year at Taylor.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Tri-Central, 55.2, 284th overall, 32nd in 1A. Taylor, 43.47, 361st overall, 98th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Tri-Central defeated Faith Christian, 53-48. Taylor defeated Elwood, 69-45.
VS. COMMON FOES: Tri-Central 6-5; Taylor 2-8.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Tri-Central 149-217. Taylor 164-143.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Tri-Central, 19-16.
LAST MEETING: Taylor, 54-47, Nov. 30, 2018.
jh PREDICTION: Tri-Central, 63-58.
Victory College Prep (11-9) at Mooresville (12-8)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Isaac Smith, 33-39 in 3rd year at Victory Prep. Bob Carter, 200-175 in 17th year at Mooresville, 226-194 in 19th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Mooresville, 78.86, 66th overall, 44th in 4A. Victory Prep, 64.64, 194th overall, 16th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Victory Prep lost to University, 73-51. Mooresville lost to Center Grove, 50-46.
VS. COMMON FOES: Victory Prep 1-0; Mooresville 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Victory Prep 229-172. Mooresville 213-182.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Tied, 2-2.
LAST MEETING: Mooresville, 57-49, Jan. 2, 2019.
jh PREDICTION: Mooresville, 69-51.