Sagarin Ratings Jeff Sagarin
Central Noble (10-2) at East Noble (4-5)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: John Bodey, 52-34 in 4th year at Central Noble, 120-116 in 11th year overall. Ryan Eakins, 58-23 in 4th year at East Noble, 84-85 in 8th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: East Noble, 75.92, 92nd overall, 55th in 4A. Central Noble, 70.49, 129th overall, 17th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Central Noble defeated West Noble, 70-51. East Noble lost to Carroll (Fort Wayne), 60-44.
VS. COMMON FOES: Central Noble 0-1; East Noble 0-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Central Noble 56-80. East Noble 55-46.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: East Noble, 13-3.
LAST MEETING: East Noble, 75-64, Jan. 16, 2019.
jh PREDICTION: East Noble, 57-49.
East Central (6-5) at South Dearborn (6-5)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: David Disbro, 285-182 in 21st year at East Central. Kevin Reinhardt, 19-40 in 3rd year at South Dearborn.
SAGARIN RATINGS: East Central, 68.37, 151st overall, 76th in 4A. South Dearborn, 60.18, 222nd overall, 59th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: East Central defeated Boone County (Ky.), 73-52. South Dearborn defeated Rising Sun, 53-49.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: East Central 35-59. South Dearborn 40-35.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: East Central, 43-11.
LAST MEETING: East Central, 93-67, Jan. 16, 2019.
jh PREDICTION: East Central, 66-59.
Hammond Clark (0-10) at Hammond Science & Tech (1-9)
COACHES: Miguel Frausto, 0-10 in 1st year at Clark. Justin Orange, 1-9 in 1st year at HAST.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Clark, 34.57, 382nd overall, 99th in 3A. HAST, 33.15, 388th overall, 80th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Clark lost to Hanover Central, 77-48. HAST lost to Heritage Christian (Dyer), 41-37.
VS. COMMON FOES: Clark 0-2; HAST 0-2.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Clark 60-56. HAST 30-25.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Clark, 3-0.
LAST MEETING: Clark, 59-50, Jan. 24, 2019.
jh PREDICTION: Clark, 58-56.
Hammond Clark (0-10) at Hobart (5-5)
COACHES: Miguel Frausto, 0-10 in 1st year at Clark. Michael Brown, 23-35 in 3rd year at Hobart.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Hobart, 55.7, 271st overall, 98th in 4A. Clark, 34.57, 382nd overall, 99th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Clark lost to Hanover Central, 77-48. Hobart lost to Chesterton, 78-37.
VS. COMMON FOES: Clark 0-2; Hobart 0-2.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Clark 60-56. Hobart 61-49.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Hobart, 24-9.
LAST MEETING: Hobart, 48-30, Jan. 16, 2019.
jh PREDICTION: Hobart, 63-44.
Hammond Gavit (2-8) at Griffith (8-3)
COACHES: Bobby Jones, 2-8 in 1st year at Gavit. Grayling Gordon, 40-19 in 3rd year at Griffith.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Griffith, 68.73, 150th overall, 44th in 3A. Gavit, 43.56, 353rd overall, 93rd in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Gavit defeated Hammond Morton, 57-54, OT. Griffith defeated Wheeler, 49-29.
VS. COMMON FOES: Gavit 2-4; Griffith 5-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Gavit 49-69. Griffith 52-75.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Griffith, 18-12.
LAST MEETING: Griffith, 74-50, Jan. 16, 2019.
jh PREDICTION: Griffith, 70-41.
LaPorte LaLumiere at Marquette Catholic (3-9)
COACHES: Fred Mooney, 32-33 in 3rd year at Marquette.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Marquette, 50.15, 314th overall, 78th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Marquette lost to Andrean, 82-59.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Marquette 58-51.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: No meetings.
Providence Cristo Rey (10-3) at Victory College Prep (5-5)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Pete Bitting, 37-24 in 3rd year at Cristo Rey, 100-109 in 10th year overall. Isaac Smith, 27-35 in 3rd year at Victory Prep.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Cristo Rey, 64.84, 181st overall, 12th in 1A. Victory Prep, 62.71, 199th overall, 18th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Cristo Rey lost to Indianapolis Chatard, 70-67. Victory Prep defeated Indianapolis Howe, 47-45.
VS. COMMON FOES: Cristo Rey 2-0; Victory Prep 2-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Cristo Rey 65-80. Victory Prep 70-47.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Cristo Rey, 4-3.
LAST MEETING: Cristo Rey, 72-63, Mar. 1, 2019, sectional.
jh PREDICTION: Victory Prep, 63-62.
Smith Academy (0-11) at Anderson Prep Academy (2-10)
COACHES: Chad Ginder, 3-31 in 2nd year at Smith Academy. Corey Scott, 19-130 in 7th year at Anderson Prep, 79-244 in 15th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Anderson Prep, 31.99, 392nd overall, 83rd in 1A. Smith Academy, 19.88, 407th overall, 94th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Smith Academy lost to Lakewood Park, 73-27. Anderson Prep lost to Frankton, 95-46.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Smith Academy 50-55. Anderson Prep 55-83.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Anderson Prep, 2-0.
LAST MEETING: Anderson Prep, 82-72, Dec. 21, 2018.
jh PREDICTION: Anderson Prep, 62-41.
Southport (6-7) at Beech Grove (6-4)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Eric Brand, 17-20 in 2nd year at Southport, 43-21 in 3rd year overall. Mike Renfro, 24-12 in 2nd year at Beech Grove.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Southport, 78.86, 65th overall, 46th in 4A. Beech Grove, 76.87, 84th overall, 23rd in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Southport lost to Lawrence Central, 67-53. Beech Grove lost to Decatur Central, 67-59.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Southport 97-60. Beech Grove 64-46.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Southport, 4-3.
LAST MEETING: Beech Grove, 86-85, 4OT, Jan. 16, 2019.
jh PREDICTION: Beech Grove, 56-55.
West Vigo (4-8) at South Vermillion (5-7)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Joe Boehler, 136-136 in 12th year at West Vigo. Shawn Nevill, 31-29 in 3rd year at South Vermillion.
SAGARIN RATINGS: West Vigo, 56.15, 265th overall, 74th in 3A. South Vermillion, 55.49, 272nd overall, 78th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: West Vigo lost to North Putnam, 76-73, OT. South Vermillion lost to Seeger, 48-46.
VS. COMMON FOES: West Vigo 1-2; South Vermillion 1-2.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: West Vigo 54-66. South Vermillion 58-50.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: West Vigo, 26-6.
LAST MEETING: South Vermillion, 59-56, OT, Jan. 16, 2019.
jh PREDICTION: South Vermillion, 58-56.
Morgan Twp. (6-4) at Hebron (8-2)
GAME TIME: 5:30 pm CT, Hebron.
COACHES: Eric Braden, 92-73 in 8th year at Morgan Twp.. Mike Grennes, 30-25 in 3rd year at Hebron.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Hebron, 63.63, 194th overall, 38th in 2A. Morgan Twp., 49.13, 326th overall, 48th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Morgan Twp. defeated River Forest, 51-47, OT. Hebron defeated South Central (Union Mills), 64-51.
VS. COMMON FOES: Morgan Twp. 0-1; Hebron 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Morgan Twp. 46-59. Hebron 47-63.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Morgan Twp., 27-22.
LAST MEETING: Hebron, 66-51, Dec. 20, 2019.
jh PREDICTION: Hebron, 69-49.
Boone Grove (4-5) vs. Kouts (9-0)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT, Hebron.
COACHES: Matt McKay, 328-264 in 27th year at Boone Grove. Kevin Duzan, 65-38 in 5th year at Kouts, 108-100 in 10th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Kouts, 78.25, 70th overall, 4th in 1A. Boone Grove, 48.23, 331st overall, 87th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Boone Grove lost to Hobart, 50-42. Kouts defeated North Judson, 79-49.
VS. COMMON FOES: Boone Grove 1-0; Kouts 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Boone Grove 38-47. Kouts 35-62.
SERIES LAST 35 YEARS: Boone Grove, 30-17.
LAST MEETING: Kouts, 69-56, Jan. 25, 2019.
jh PREDICTION: Kouts, 72-42.