BROADCASTSPORT
THURSDAY, DEC. 13
Sagarin Ratings Jeff Sagarin
Batesville (2-2) at Milan (4-2)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Aaron Garrett, 158-79 in 11th year at Batesville. Randy Combs, 128-183 in 15th year at Milan.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Batesville, 81.05, 59th overall, 13th in 3A. Milan, 64.97, 207th overall, 44th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Batesville lost to Plainfield, 58-48. Milan defeated Waldron, 100-59.
VS. COMMON FOES: Batesville 1-0; Milan 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Batesville 16-4. Milan 14-20.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Batesville, 26-5.
LAST MEETING: Batesville, 62-28, Jan. 3, 2018.
PREDICTION: Batesville, 67-55.
East Chicago Central (0-4) at Michigan City (4-1)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Marcus Jefferson, 10-16 in 2nd year at EC Central, 58-54 in 6th year overall. John Boyd, 118-96 in 10th year at Michigan City, 265-165 in 19th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Michigan City, 75.86, 111th overall, 62nd in 4A. EC Central, 67.64, 170th overall, 78th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: EC Central lost to Chesterton, 56-46. Michigan City defeated Washington Twp., 45-39.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: EC Central 16-2. Michigan City 13-9.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: EC Central, 14-3.
LAST MEETING: EC Central, 62-48, Dec. 14, 2017.
PREDICTION: Michigan City, 59-49.
Eminence (4-3) at Christel House Academy (0-8)
GAME TIME: 6 pm ET.
COACHES: Todd Hanni, 4-3 in 1st year at Eminence. Jamie Qualls, 0-8 in 1st year at Christel House.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Eminence, 54.12, 309th overall, 50th in 1A. Christel House, 11.64, 410th overall, 104th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Eminence defeated Clay City, 37-35. Christel House lost to Smith Academy, 79-51.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Eminence 14-21. Christel House 18-29.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Eminence, 3-0.
LAST MEETING: Eminence, 74-62, Dec. 15, 2017.
PREDICTION: Eminence, 84-33.
Evansville Central (2-1) at Heritage Hills (3-1)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Rodney Walker, 2-1 in 1st year at Central. Nate Hawkins, 38-14 in 3rd year at Heritage Hills, 102-40 in 7th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Central, 75.72, 113th overall, 64th in 4A. Heritage Hills, 75.16, 115th overall, 29th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Central defeated North Posey, 76-47. Heritage Hills lost to Washington, 74-57.
VS. COMMON FOES: Central 1-0; Heritage Hills 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Central 5-8. Heritage Hills 9-9.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Tied, 6-6.
LAST MEETING: Central, 88-85, OT, Feb. 19, 2005.
PREDICTION: Heritage Hills, 64-60.
Indiana Deaf (1-3) at Union (Modoc) (0-4)
GAME TIME: 6 pm ET.
COACHES: Keith Westhoelter, 134-142 in 13th year at Indiana Deaf. Dan Carmony, 12-76 in 5th year at Union (Modoc), 186-237 in 21st year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Indiana Deaf, 45.94, 361st overall, 75th in 1A. Union (Modoc), 30.68, 406th overall, 102nd in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Indiana Deaf lost to Liberty Christian, 57-41. Union (Modoc) lost to Seton Catholic, 82-36.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Indiana Deaf 8-17. Union (Modoc) 16-12.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Indiana Deaf, 1-0.
LAST MEETING: Indiana Deaf, 89-41, Dec. 14, 2017.
PREDICTION: Indiana Deaf, 69-43.
Marquette Catholic (3-1) at Gary Roosevelt (2-3)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Fred Mooney, 16-16 in 2nd year at Marquette. James Scott, 15-13 in 2nd year at Roosevelt, 18-20 in 3rd year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Marquette, 70.63, 150th overall, 27th in 2A. Roosevelt, 52.99, 316th overall, 81st in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Marquette defeated Lighthouse CPA, 76-72. Roosevelt lost to Chesterton, 60-37.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Marquette 9-7. Roosevelt 16-15.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Marquette, 2-0.
LAST MEETING: Marquette, 73-54, Dec. 14, 2017.
PREDICTION: Marquette, 75-62.
New Prairie (2-3) at South Bend Clay (1-5)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Kris Davis, 2-3 in 1st year at New Prairie. Doug Barnbrook, 1-5 in 1st year at Clay.
SAGARIN RATINGS: New Prairie, 60.63, 243rd overall, 66th in 3A. Clay, 56.67, 284th overall, 96th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: New Prairie defeated Oregon-Davis, 66-28. Clay lost to Goshen, 58-47.
VS. COMMON FOES: New Prairie 1-0; Clay 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: New Prairie 13-13. Clay 16-14.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Clay, 3-2.
LAST MEETING: New Prairie, 51-47, Dec. 14, 2017.
PREDICTION: New Prairie, 53-52.
Oregon-Davis (0-5) at Covenant Christian (DeMotte) (4-1)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Menny Avram, 0-5 in 1st year at Oregon-Davis. John Heerema, 57-69 in 6th year at Covenant Christian.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Covenant Christian, 56.66, 285th overall, 40th in 1A. Oregon-Davis, 30.56, 407th overall, 103rd in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Oregon-Davis lost to New Prairie, 66-28. Covenant Christian defeated Calumet Christian, 72-50.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Oregon-Davis 14-16. Covenant Christian 7-12.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Tied, 5-5.
LAST MEETING: Covenant Christian, 62-59, OT, Dec. 14, 2017.
PREDICTION: Covenant Christian, 71-43.
Penn (4-0) at South Bend Washington (3-2)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Al Rhodes, 145-93 in 11th year at Penn, 599-285 in 38th year overall. Ryan Varga, 18-11 in 2nd year at Washington.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Penn, 90.28, 12th overall, 10th in 4A. Washington, 70.65, 149th overall, 39th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Penn defeated Concord, 72-40. Washington lost to Fort Wayne Wayne, 63-43.
VS. COMMON FOES: Penn 1-0; Washington 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Penn 5-13. Washington 7-15.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Washington, 18-16.
LAST MEETING: Washington, 64-60, Dec. 14, 2017.
PREDICTION: Penn, 67-51.