BROADCASTSPORT
SATURDAY, FEB. 22
Sagarin Ratings Jeff Sagarin
Pioneer (24-2) vs. Blue River (16-9)
GAME TIME: 4 pm ET, Logansport.
COACHES: Jeff Brooke, 54-41 in 4th year at Pioneer. Terry Bales, 50-25 in 3rd year at Blue River.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Pioneer, 70.32, 118th overall, 7th in 1A. Blue River, 57.01, 205th overall, 28th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Pioneer defeated Morgan Twp., 62-46. Blue River defeated Northfield, 39-34.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Pioneer 279-338. Blue River 298-296.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: No meetings.
ALL-TIME TOURNAMENT SERIES: No meetings.
jh PREDICTION: Pioneer, 49-37.
Greenwood Christian (23-5) vs. Loogootee (25-2)
GAME TIME: 4 pm ET, Jasper.
COACHES: Alan Weems, 115-85 in 8th year at Greenwood Christian, 146-119 in 11th year overall. Brian Smith, 88-32 in 5th year at Loogootee.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Loogootee, 80.88, 55th overall, 1st in 1A. Greenwood Christian, 71.27, 109th overall, 5th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Greenwood Christian defeated North Central (Farmersburg), 74-65. Loogootee defeated Tecumseh, 53-47.
VS. COMMON FOES: Greenwood Christian 0-1; Loogootee 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Greenwood Christian 349-321. Loogootee 355-300.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: No meetings.
ALL-TIME TOURNAMENT SERIES: No meetings.
jh PREDICTION: Loogootee, 55-46.
South Central (Union Mills) (21-7) vs. Frankton (20-7)
GAME TIME: 6 pm ET, Logansport.
COACHES: Wes Bucher, 49-27 in 3rd year at South Central. Stephan Hamaker, 149-76 in 9th year at Frankton.
SAGARIN RATINGS: South Central, 73.33, 95th overall, 8th in 2A. Frankton, 69.45, 126th overall, 17th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: South Central defeated Bremen, 47-36. Frankton defeated Lafayette Central Catholic, 48-41.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: South Central 369-303. Frankton 352-305.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: No meetings.
ALL-TIME TOURNAMENT SERIES: No meetings.
jh PREDICTION: South Central, 49-44.
Triton Central (26-0) vs. Linton-Stockton (23-5)
GAME TIME: 6:30 pm ET, Jasper.
COACHES: Bryan Graham, 242-50 in 12th year at Triton Central. Jared Rehmel, 77-71 in 6th year at Linton.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Triton Central, 97.37, 8th overall, 1st in 2A. Linton, 82.72, 50th overall, 2nd in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Triton Central defeated Shenandoah, 64-38. Linton defeated Eastern (Pekin), 43-33.
VS. COMMON FOES: Triton Central 1-0; Linton 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Triton Central 315-319. Linton 392-307.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: Triton Central, 1-0.
LAST MEETING: Triton Central, 47-37, Nov. 30, 2019.
ALL-TIME TOURNAMENT SERIES: No meetings.
jh PREDICTION: Triton Central, 59-46.
NorthWood (26-3) vs. Benton Central (26-3)
GAME TIME: 1 pm ET, LaPorte.
COACHES: Adam Yoder, 107-48 in 6th year at NorthWood. David Baxter, 223-40 in 10th year at Benton Central, 299-122 in 17th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Benton Central, 86.75, 25th overall, 4th in 3A. NorthWood, 85.21, 32nd overall, 6th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: NorthWood defeated Knox, 43-30. Benton Central defeated Norwell, 49-43.
VS. COMMON FOES: NorthWood 0-1; Benton Central 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: NorthWood 418-302. Benton Central 371-257.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: No meetings.
ALL-TIME TOURNAMENT SERIES: No meetings.
jh PREDICTION: Benton Central, 47-46.
Brownstown Central (26-3) vs. Salem (24-3)
GAME TIME: 1 pm ET, Jeffersonville.
COACHES: Brandon Allman, 26-3 in 1st year at Brownstown. Jerry Hickey, 116-61 in 7th year at Salem.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Salem, 91.54, 15th overall, 1st in 3A. Brownstown, 84.17, 39th overall, 9th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Brownstown defeated Heritage Christian, 54-42. Salem defeated Greensburg, 53-52.
VS. COMMON FOES: Brownstown 13-2; Salem 17-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Brownstown 396-322. Salem 404-271.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: Brownstown, 12-8.
LAST MEETING: Brownstown Central, 54-50, Dec. 10, 2019.
ALL-TIME TOURNAMENT SERIES: Salem, 2-0.
jh PREDICTION: Salem, 53-45.
Penn (27-2) vs. Northwestern (28-0)
GAME TIME: 4 pm ET, LaPorte.
COACHES: Kristi Kaniewski Ulrich, 256-31 in 11th year at Penn. Kathie Layden, 153-48 in 8th year at Northwestern, 335-148 in 20th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Northwestern, 108.61, 1st overall, 1st in 4A. Penn, 96.94, 9th overall, 8th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Penn defeated LaPorte, 59-34. Northwestern defeated Homestead, 72-35.
VS. COMMON FOES: Penn 3-1; Northwestern 4-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Penn 424-306. Northwestern 367-275.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: No meetings.
ALL-TIME TOURNAMENT SERIES: No meetings.
jh PREDICTION: Northwestern, 55-44.
Lawrence North (24-4) vs. Bedford North Lawrence (21-5)
GAME TIME: 3:30 pm ET, Jeffersonville.
COACHES: Chris Giffin, 172-36 in 8th year at Lawrence North. Jeff Allen, 133-30 in 6th year at Bedford NL.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Lawrence North, 99.55, 6th overall, 6th in 4A. Bedford NL, 94.59, 12th overall, 11th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Lawrence North defeated Brownsburg, 58-57. Bedford NL defeated East Central, 54-48.
VS. COMMON FOES: Lawrence North 7-0; Bedford NL 3-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Lawrence North 447-255. Bedford NL 342-278.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: Bedford NL, 2-1.
LAST MEETING: Bedford NL, 62-54, OT, Mar. 1, 2014, semistate.
ALL-TIME TOURNAMENT SERIES: Bedford NL, 1-0.
jh PREDICTION: Lawrence North, 52-48.