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TUESDAY, DEC. 18
Sagarin Ratings Jeff Sagarin
Beech Grove (4-1) at Greenwood (1-4)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Mike Renfro (interim), 4-1 in 1st year at Beech Grove. Joe Bradburn, 15-13 in 2nd year at Greenwood, 239-183 in 20th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Beech Grove, 83.66, 39th overall, 8th in 3A. Greenwood, 71.57, 141st overall, 72nd in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Beech Grove defeated Indianapolis Manual, 63-56, OT. Greenwood lost to Shelbyville, 66-50.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Beech Grove 10-14. Greenwood 15-12.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Greenwood, 14-12.
LAST MEETING: Greenwood, 51-48, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Beech Grove, 63-54.
Beecher (Ill.) at North Newton (0-3)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Jess Funston, 0-3 in 1st year at North Newton.
SAGARIN RATINGS: North Newton, 41.69, 381st overall, 98th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: North Newton lost to Lake Station, 79-44.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: North Newton 9-7.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: No meetings.
Bloomington South (2-2) at Bloomfield (3-1)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: J.R. Holmes, 645-219 in 36th year at Bloomington South, 788-337 in 49th year overall. Ron McBride, 231-155 in 17th year at Bloomfield.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Bloomington South, 84.09, 36th overall, 25th in 4A. Bloomfield, 70.83, 148th overall, 10th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Bloomington South defeated Southport, 64-49. Bloomfield lost to Edgewood, 74-55.
VS. COMMON FOES: Bloomington South 0-1; Bloomfield 0-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Bloomington South 12-8. Bloomfield 9-10.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Bloomington South, 12-3.
LAST MEETING: Bloomington South, 62-33, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Bloomington South, 61-49.
Churubusco (2-3) at Heritage (4-0)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Chris Paul, 31-24 in 3rd year at Churubusco. Adam Gray, 4-0 in 1st year at Heritage.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Heritage, 76.37, 102nd overall, 23rd in 3A. Churubusco, 57.91, 273rd overall, 63rd in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Churubusco defeated Adams Central, 71-67, OT. Heritage defeated Bellmont, 78-69.
VS. COMMON FOES: Churubusco 1-0; Heritage 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Churubusco 14-11. Heritage 8-13.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Heritage, 13-11.
LAST MEETING: Heritage, 58-39, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Heritage, 67-55.
City Baptist at Community Baptist (0-4)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET.
COACHES: Scott O'Brien, 13-28 in 3rd year at Community Baptist.
SAGARIN RATINGS:
LAST OUTING: Community Baptist lost to Mishawaka Christian, 54-32.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Community Baptist 5-6.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Community Baptist, 1-0.
LAST MEETING: Community Baptist, 45-43, Nov. 27, 2017.
Community Christian at Columbus Christian (5-3)
GAME TIME: 7:45 pm ET.
COACHES: Kevin Roth, 354-178 in 17th year at Columbus Christian.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Columbus Christian, 31.68, 404th overall,
LAST OUTING: Columbus Christian defeated Christel House Academy, 70-44.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Columbus Christian 5-33.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Community Christian, 1-0.
LAST MEETING: Community Christian, 71-69, OT, Nov. 17, 2017.
Concord (0-4) at Jimtown (3-1)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Derrick DeShone, 0-4 in 1st year at Concord, 34-60 in 5th year overall. Matt Schauss, 8-19 in 2nd year at Jimtown.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Jimtown, 67.93, 166th overall, 46th in 3A. Concord, 59.07, 260th overall, 95th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Concord lost to South Bend Riley, 60-49. Jimtown defeated NorthWood, 58-52.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Concord 16-4. Jimtown 11-11.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Concord, 23-2.
LAST MEETING: Concord, 68-41, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Jimtown, 55-46.
Connersville (3-2) at Greenfield-Central (0-3)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Kerry Brown, 147-83 in 10th year at Connersville, 229-181 in 18th year overall. Lukas Haworth, 7-19 in 2nd year at Greenfield, 18-30 in 3rd year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Connersville, 78.66, 78th overall, 44th in 4A. Greenfield, 66.12, 193rd overall, 84th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Connersville defeated Pendleton Heights, 54-46. Greenfield lost to New Palestine, 75-65.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Connersville 16-12. Greenfield 8-4.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Connersville, 14-0.
LAST MEETING: Connersville, 50-41, Feb. 27, 2018, sectional.
PREDICTION: Connersville, 64-57.
Culver (1-5) at Tippecanoe Valley (3-3)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Tom Krueger, 39-61 in 5th year at Culver. Chad Patrick, 8-21 in 2nd year at Tippecanoe Valley.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Tippecanoe Valley, 60.09, 247th overall, 68th in 3A. Culver, 33.26, 403rd overall, 100th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Culver lost to Winamac, 72-32. Tippecanoe Valley defeated Peru, 46-38.
VS. COMMON FOES: Culver 0-1; Tippecanoe Valley 0-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Culver 18-13. Tippecanoe Valley 16-16.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Tippecanoe Valley, 3-0.
LAST MEETING: Tippecanoe Valley, 72-56, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Tippecanoe Valley, 67-37.
DeKalb (3-2) at Fort Wayne Snider (2-0)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Rod Cone, 22-30 in 3rd year at DeKalb. Jeremy Rauch, 25-23 in 3rd year at Snider, 104-77 in 9th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Snider, 84.94, 29th overall, 20th in 4A. DeKalb, 63.37, 214th overall, 89th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: DeKalb lost to Fort Wayne Dwenger, 64-31. Snider defeated Fort Wayne Wayne, 76-63.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: DeKalb 13-9. Snider 6-4.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: DeKalb, 12-9.
LAST MEETING: DeKalb, 67-64, Feb. 27, 2018, sectional.
PREDICTION: Snider, 71-46.
Eastside (1-3) at Hicksville (Ohio)
GAME TIME: .
COACHES: Ryan Abbott, 82-62 in 7th year at Eastside. .
SAGARIN RATINGS: Eastside, 55.79, 295th overall, 71st in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Eastside defeated Lakewood Park, 57-47.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Eastside 15-7.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Eastside, 4-0.
LAST MEETING: Eastside, 64-47, Jan. 24, 1998.
Elkhart Central (1-4) at Mishawaka (2-2)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Barry Singrey, 1-4 in 1st year at Central, 35-36 in 4th year overall. Ron Hecklinski, 16-11 in 2nd year at Mishawaka, 384-214 in 27th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Mishawaka, 71.71, 138th overall, 71st in 4A. Central, 64.51, 209th overall, 87th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Central defeated John Glenn, 45-42, OT. Mishawaka defeated Elkhart Christian, 68-49.
VS. COMMON FOES: Central 0-2; Mishawaka 1-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Central 16-10. Mishawaka 15-7.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Central, 16-13.
LAST MEETING: Mishawaka, 68-42, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Mishawaka, 57-51.
Eminence (4-3) at Shakamak (1-4)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Todd Hanni, 4-3 in 1st year at Eminence. Nate O'Neall, 25-31 in 3rd year at Shakamak.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Eminence, 54.12, 309th overall, 50th in 1A. Shakamak, 50.39, 337th overall, 63rd in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Eminence defeated Clay City, 37-35. Shakamak defeated Washington Catholic, 55-33.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Eminence 14-21. Shakamak 12-12.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Shakamak, 22-6.
LAST MEETING: Shakamak, 43-37, Dec. 16, 2017.
PREDICTION: Shakamak, 52-51.
Evansville Bosse (3-2) at Evansville Central (2-1)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Shane Burkhart, 172-90 in 11th year at Bosse. Rodney Walker, 2-1 in 1st year at Central.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Bosse, 80.26, 67th overall, 16th in 3A. Central, 75.72, 113th overall, 64th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Bosse lost to Evansville Memorial, 57-45. Central defeated North Posey, 76-47.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Bosse 12-12. Central 5-8.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Bosse, 18-13.
LAST MEETING: Bosse, 96-74, Jan. 9, 2018.
PREDICTION: Central, 62-58.
Evansville Memorial (3-1) at Boonville (1-2)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Rick Wilgus, 213-149 in 17th year at Memorial, 405-392 in 37th year overall. Brian Schoonover, 6-20 in 2nd year at Boonville.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Memorial, 81.18, 56th overall, 12th in 3A. Boonville, 59.19, 257th overall, 73rd in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Memorial defeated Evansville Bosse, 57-45. Boonville defeated Mount Vernon (Posey), 72-69.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Memorial 14-6. Boonville 8-7.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Memorial, 22-7.
LAST MEETING: Memorial, 62-45, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Memorial, 66-49.
Evansville North (1-5) at Bloomington North (2-1)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Jason Roach, 14-18 in 2nd year at North, 61-47 in 5th year overall. Jason Speer, 8-18 in 2nd year at Bloomington North, 123-66 in 9th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Bloomington North, 83.05, 44th overall, 31st in 4A. North, 63.86, 211th overall, 88th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: North lost to Gibson Southern, 44-39. Bloomington North defeated Mooresville, 65-53.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: North 12-14. Bloomington North 11-8.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Bloomington North, 3-0.
LAST MEETING: Bloomington North, 64-61, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Bloomington North, 71-49.
Fort Wayne Blackhawk (4-0) at Adams Central (4-1)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Marc Davidson, 99-42 in 6th year at Blackhawk, 129-57 in 8th year overall. Aaron McClure, 113-153 in 13th year at Adams Central, 166-212 in 18th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Blackhawk, 84.48, 33rd overall, 1st in 1A. Adams Central, 71.8, 136th overall, 23rd in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Blackhawk defeated Woodlan, 97-55. Adams Central lost to Churubusco, 71-67, OT.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Blackhawk 4-18. Adams Central 10-19.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Blackhawk, 15-12.
LAST MEETING: Blackhawk, 64-55, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Blackhawk, 71-56.
Frankton (4-2) at Wapahani (4-1)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Brent Brobston, 162-91 in 11th year at Frankton. Matt Luce, 188-68 in 12th year at Wapahani, 238-128 in 17th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Frankton, 74.41, 120th overall, 18th in 2A. Wapahani, 68.26, 163rd overall, 30th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Frankton defeated Southport, 49-47, OT. Wapahani lost to Knightstown, 49-48.
VS. COMMON FOES: Frankton 0-1; Wapahani 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Frankton 14-19. Wapahani 9-14.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Tied, 9-9.
LAST MEETING: Frankton, 86-71, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Frankton, 62-58.
Garrett (0-6) at Leo (0-4)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Bryan Leverenz, 3-26 in 2nd year at Garrett. Cary Cogdell, 189-131 in 15th year at Leo, 200-161 in 17th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Leo, 54.17, 308th overall, 86th in 3A. Garrett, 48.65, 349th overall, 90th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Garrett lost to Bellmont, 54-43. Leo lost to Fort Wayne Concordia, 49-43.
VS. COMMON FOES: Garrett 0-1; Leo 0-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Garrett 21-11. Leo 13-4.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Leo, 24-3.
LAST MEETING: Leo, 47-24, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Leo, 59-52.
Greencastle (4-1) at Cascade (2-5)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Bryce Rector, 29-24 in 3rd year at Greencastle. Chris DuBois, 127-191 in 15th year at Cascade.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Greencastle, 66.99, 185th overall, 52nd in 3A. Cascade, 52.99, 317th overall, 82nd in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Greencastle defeated Southmont, 60-55. Cascade lost to Danville, 78-46.
VS. COMMON FOES: Greencastle 2-0; Cascade 1-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Greencastle 13-15. Cascade 20-17.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Cascade, 14-11.
LAST MEETING: Greencastle, 55-39, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Greencastle, 57-50.
Hammond Clark (0-5) at Gary West (4-1)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Jason Hill, 5-24 in 2nd year at Clark. Chris Buggs, 27-48 in 4th year at West Side.
SAGARIN RATINGS: West Side, 69.85, 154th overall, 41st in 3A. Clark, 34.34, 401st overall, 99th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Clark lost to Illiana Christian, 67-27. West Side defeated Hammond, 55-53.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Clark 20-11. West Side 11-13.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: West Side, 1-0.
LAST MEETING: West Side, 58-37, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: West Side, 77-40.
Hammond Noll (3-3) at Chesterton (5-0)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Josh Belluomini, 76-57 in 6th year at Noll. Marc Urban, 42-13 in 3rd year at Chesterton.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Chesterton, 76.83, 98th overall, 56th in 4A. Noll, 56.76, 282nd overall, 68th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Noll defeated Griffith, 70-68. Chesterton defeated East Chicago Central, 56-46.
VS. COMMON FOES: Noll 1-0; Chesterton 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Noll 18-17. Chesterton 10-18.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Chesterton, 4-0.
LAST MEETING: Chesterton, 63-29, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Chesterton, 64-47.
Hanover Central (3-2) at Westville (4-1)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Bryon Clouse, 61-80 in 7th year at Hanover Central, 129-141 in 13th year overall. Drew Eubank, 4-1 in 1st year at Westville.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Hanover Central, 69.25, 155th overall, 42nd in 3A. Westville, 51.88, 326th overall, 57th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Hanover Central lost to Rensselaer Central, 78-69. Westville defeated Wheeler, 57-44.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Hanover Central 14-15. Westville 10-14.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Hanover Central, 6-1.
LAST MEETING: Hanover Central, 83-75, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Hanover Central, 66-57.
Indian Creek (5-1) at Martinsville (2-3)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Drew Glentzer, 20-10 in 2nd year at Indian Creek, 112-82 in 9th year overall. Kip Staggs, 68-51 in 6th year at Martinsville.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Indian Creek, 77.96, 84th overall, 20th in 3A. Martinsville, 74.48, 119th overall, 67th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Indian Creek defeated Oldenburg Academy, 64-45. Martinsville defeated Indiana Math & Science, 77-56.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Indian Creek 17-17. Martinsville 15-8.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Martinsville, 23-2.
LAST MEETING: Martinsville, 57-50, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Indian Creek, 60-56.
Indiana Deaf (1-3) at Indianapolis International (2-4)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Keith Westhoelter, 134-142 in 13th year at Indiana Deaf. Scott Adams, 2-4 in 1st year at International, 48-57 in 6th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Indiana Deaf, 45.94, 361st overall, 75th in 1A. International, 41.35, 382nd overall, 86th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Indiana Deaf lost to Liberty Christian, 57-41. International defeated Bethesda Christian, 50-48.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Indiana Deaf 8-17. International 13-17.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Tied, 8-8.
LAST MEETING: International, 56-46, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Indiana Deaf, 55-50.
Indianapolis Ritter (1-2) at Decatur Central (2-0)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Ron Moore, 49-46 in 5th year at Cardinal Ritter. John Ashworth, 27-40 in 4th year at Decatur Central.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Decatur Central, 91.11, 10th overall, 8th in 4A. Cardinal Ritter, 83.04, 45th overall, 10th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Cardinal Ritter lost to Indianapolis Attucks, 65-63. Decatur Central defeated Indianapolis Herron, 100-49.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Cardinal Ritter 12-5. Decatur Central 2-8.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Cardinal Ritter, 1-0.
LAST MEETING: Cardinal Ritter, 54-53, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Decatur Central, 62-57.
Indianapolis Riverside (1-2) at Indianapolis HomeSchool
GAME TIME: 6 pm ET.
COACHES: Bart Doan, 1-2 in 1st year at Riverside. .
SAGARIN RATINGS:
LAST OUTING: Riverside lost to Indianapolis Herron, 72-36.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Riverside 7-14.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: No meetings.
Indianapolis Shortridge (2-2) at Indianapolis Chatard (2-1)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Jeff Strange, 2-2 in 1st year at Shortridge, 87-96 in 9th year overall. Brian Shaughnessy, 45-73 in 6th year at Bishop Chatard.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Bishop Chatard, 69.01, 157th overall, 43rd in 3A. Shortridge, 65.01, 206th overall, 43rd in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Shortridge defeated Indianapolis International, 81-40. Bishop Chatard defeated Indianapolis Washington, 54-46.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Shortridge 10-10. Bishop Chatard 10-9.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Tied, 2-2.
LAST MEETING: Bishop Chatard, 54-44, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Bishop Chatard, 61-53.
Jay County (4-2) at Winchester (2-2)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Chris Krieg, 48-29 in 4th year at Jay County. Dustin Baldwin, 9-16 in 2nd year at Winchester.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Jay County, 67.09, 183rd overall, 82nd in 4A. Winchester, 61.76, 228th overall, 52nd in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Jay County defeated Yorktown, 63-54. Winchester defeated Union City, 70-51.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Jay County 9-13. Winchester 14-9.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Jay County, 14-11.
LAST MEETING: Jay County, 42-35, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Jay County, 55-54.
Lakeland Christian (1-6) at Tri-Central (0-3)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET.
COACHES: Chris Hohm, 27-76 in 5th year at Lakeland Christian. Bill Bowen, 6-40 in 3rd year at Tri-Central, 186-203 in 19th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Tri-Central, 49.78, 342nd overall, 65th in 1A. Lakeland Christian, 42.73, 377th overall, 83rd in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Lakeland Christian lost to North Miami, 66-63. Tri-Central lost to Eastern (Greentown), 64-53.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Lakeland Christian 9-17. Tri-Central 12-4.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: No meetings.
PREDICTION: Tri-Central, 62-48.
LaPorte (1-3) at Lowell (3-3)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Kyle Benge, 6-20 in 2nd year at LaPorte. Joe Delgado, 59-46 in 5th year at Lowell, 154-152 in 14th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: LaPorte, 67.92, 167th overall, 77th in 4A. Lowell, 67.36, 177th overall, 80th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: LaPorte lost to Elkhart Memorial, 53-45. Lowell lost to Portage, 67-57.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: LaPorte 15-7. Lowell 19-13.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Tied, 2-2.
LAST MEETING: LaPorte, 66-62, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: LaPorte, 58-55.
Lighthouse CPA (3-3) at East Chicago Central (0-4)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Nick Moore, 3-3 in 1st year at Lighthouse. Marcus Jefferson, 10-16 in 2nd year at EC Central, 58-54 in 6th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Lighthouse, 68.7, 159th overall, 45th in 3A. EC Central, 67.64, 170th overall, 78th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Lighthouse defeated Manchester, 66-63. EC Central lost to Chesterton, 56-46.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Lighthouse 17-18. EC Central 16-2.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: EC Central, 2-0.
LAST MEETING: EC Central, 68-64, Feb. 13, 2018.
PREDICTION: EC Central, 60-59.
Mississinewa (1-3) at Yorktown (1-4)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: James Reed, 1-3 in 1st year at Mississinewa. Eric Branz, 8-20 in 2nd year at Yorktown, 48-71 in 6th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Mississinewa, 68.73, 158th overall, 44th in 3A. Yorktown, 56.75, 283rd overall, 81st in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Mississinewa defeated Oak Hill, 69-60. Yorktown lost to Jay County, 63-54.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Mississinewa 12-7. Yorktown 18-13.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Mississinewa, 2-1.
LAST MEETING: Mississinewa, 37-33, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Mississinewa, 62-52.
Mitchell (3-2) at Orleans (1-4)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Doug Thomas, 46-87 in 7th year at Mitchell. Tom Bradley, 310-156 in 20th year at Orleans.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Mitchell, 70.9, 147th overall, 26th in 2A. Orleans, 48.58, 351st overall, 69th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Mitchell defeated Salem, 71-65. Orleans lost to North Harrison, 61-58, OT.
VS. COMMON FOES: Mitchell 0-1; Orleans 0-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Mitchell 18-9. Orleans 18-7.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Orleans, 26-16.
LAST MEETING: Orleans, 61-51, Feb. 6, 2018.
PREDICTION: Mitchell, 61-48.
Munster (5-0) at Lake Central (1-4)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Mike Hackett, 335-105 in 19th year at Munster. Dave Milausnic, 196-131 in 15th year at Lake Central.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Munster, 74.91, 116th overall, 65th in 4A. Lake Central, 65.12, 202nd overall, 86th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Munster defeated East Chicago Central, 57-55. Lake Central lost to Warsaw, 50-35.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Munster 9-16. Lake Central 15-10.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Munster, 20-15.
LAST MEETING: Lake Central, 50-47, Mar. 2, 2018, sectional.
PREDICTION: Munster, 56-53.
New Washington (1-5) at Eastern (Pekin) (1-4)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Jonathan May, 94-172 in 12th year at New Washington. Michael Gilliam, 1-4 in 1st year at Eastern.
SAGARIN RATINGS: New Washington, 50.46, 336th overall, 62nd in 1A. Eastern, 39.87, 389th overall, 99th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: New Washington lost to Salem, 66-52. Eastern lost to Clarksville, 64-43.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: New Washington 17-16. Eastern 15-13.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: New Washington, 9-7.
LAST MEETING: Eastern, 73-35, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: New Washington, 65-55.
North Judson (1-3) at Oregon-Davis (0-5)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Kyle Evans, 10-16 in 2nd year at North Judson, 21-76 in 10th year overall. Menny Avram, 0-5 in 1st year at Oregon-Davis.
SAGARIN RATINGS: North Judson, 50.07, 339th overall, 88th in 2A. Oregon-Davis, 30.56, 407th overall, 103rd in 1A.
LAST OUTING: North Judson defeated South Central (Union Mills), 61-56. Oregon-Davis lost to New Prairie, 66-28.
VS. COMMON FOES: North Judson 1-0; Oregon-Davis 0-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: North Judson 12-11. Oregon-Davis 14-16.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: North Judson, 7-3.
LAST MEETING: Oregon-Davis, 64-48, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: North Judson, 62-44.
North Montgomery (0-5) at Sheridan (3-1)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Andrew Evertts, 0-5 in 1st year at North Montgomery, 62-82 in 7th year overall. Chris Schrank, 39-61 in 5th year at Sheridan.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Sheridan, 55.75, 297th overall, 72nd in 2A. North Montgomery, 44.52, 368th overall, 95th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: North Montgomery lost to Harrison (West Lafayette), 54-21. Sheridan lost to Tipton, 44-20.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: North Montgomery 15-14. Sheridan 7-11.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: North Montgomery, 8-2.
LAST MEETING: Sheridan, 52-45, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Sheridan, 49-39.
Northeast Dubois (4-1) at Barr-Reeve (5-1)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Terry Friedman, 146-140 in 13th year at Northeast Dubois. Josh Thompson, 5-1 in 1st year at Barr-Reeve, 115-157 in 12th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Barr-Reeve, 82.6, 47th overall, 2nd in 1A. Northeast Dubois, 58.65, 264th overall, 35th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Northeast Dubois defeated White River Valley, 46-45. Barr-Reeve defeated North Knox, 93-40.
VS. COMMON FOES: Northeast Dubois 1-0; Barr-Reeve 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Northeast Dubois 9-15. Barr-Reeve 15-15.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Barr-Reeve, 24-3.
LAST MEETING: Barr-Reeve, 29-26, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Barr-Reeve, 63-39.
Pike Central (1-3) at Southridge (2-1)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Hunter Elliott, 12-15 in 2nd year at Pike Central. Mark Rohrer, 2-1 in 1st year at Southridge, 96-59 in 7th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Southridge, 80.89, 61st overall, 14th in 3A. Pike Central, 45.53, 362nd overall, 94th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Pike Central lost to Princeton, 74-32. Southridge lost to Evansville Mater Dei, 65-52.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Pike Central 9-14. Southridge 9-5.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Southridge, 21-11.
LAST MEETING: Pike Central, 70-50, Dec. 9, 2017.
PREDICTION: Southridge, 67-33.
Plymouth (4-2) at South Bend Riley (6-0)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Ryan Bales, 111-60 in 8th year at Plymouth, 195-112 in 14th year overall. Jared Drake, 6-0 in 1st year at Riley.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Riley, 82.76, 46th overall, 32nd in 4A. Plymouth, 67.21, 182nd overall, 81st in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Plymouth defeated Peru, 47-45. Riley defeated Concord, 60-49.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Plymouth 17-16. Riley 11-16.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Riley, 5-1.
LAST MEETING: Riley, 72-38, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Riley, 60-50.
Robinson (Ill.) at Vincennes Lincoln (2-3)
GAME TIME: 8 pm ET.
COACHES: Steve Brett, 2-3 in 1st year at Lincoln, 470-380 in 38th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Lincoln, 67.59, 173rd overall, 48th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Lincoln defeated Mount Carmel (Ill.), 65-59.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Lincoln 14-14.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: No meetings.
Rochester (2-3) at Taylor (2-4)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Rob Malchow, 14-13 in 2nd year at Rochester. Jake Leicht, 13-42 in 3rd year at Taylor.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Rochester, 52.98, 318th overall, 83rd in 2A. Taylor, 52.76, 321st overall, 84th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Rochester lost to Logansport, 69-39. Taylor lost to Alexandria, 56-44.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Rochester 14-11. Taylor 19-12.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Tied, 1-1.
LAST MEETING: Rochester, 47-43, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Taylor, 55-52.
Seymour (1-4) at Whiteland (2-2)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Tyler Phillips, 22-31 in 3rd year at Seymour, 53-49 in 5th year overall. Matt Wadsworth, 71-70 in 7th year at Whiteland, 134-116 in 12th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Whiteland, 80.01, 69th overall, 39th in 4A. Seymour, 66.99, 186th overall, 83rd in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Seymour lost to Jeffersonville, 81-40. Whiteland defeated Indianapolis Roncalli, 64-60.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Seymour 14-8. Whiteland 12-7.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Whiteland, 10-7.
LAST MEETING: Whiteland, 59-55, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Whiteland, 61-48.
South Adams (1-4) at Fort Recovery (Ohio)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Trent Lehman, 6-22 in 2nd year at South Adams, 82-79 in 8th year overall. .
SAGARIN RATINGS: South Adams, 39.76, 391st overall, 100th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: South Adams defeated Smith Academy, 54-34.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: South Adams 7-20.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Tied, 3-3.
LAST MEETING: South Adams, 38-37, Dec. 19, 2017.
South Bend Clay (1-5) at South Bend Adams (2-3)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Doug Barnbrook, 1-5 in 1st year at Clay. Chad Johnston, 14-16 in 2nd year at Adams, 209-153 in 17th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Adams, 76.12, 105th overall, 60th in 4A. Clay, 56.67, 284th overall, 96th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Clay lost to Goshen, 58-47. Adams lost to Mishawaka Marian, 63-61.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Clay 16-14. Adams 16-9.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Adams, 21-11.
LAST MEETING: Adams, 73-52, Mar. 2, 2018, sectional.
PREDICTION: Adams, 71-51.
South Spencer (1-3) at Tecumseh (4-1)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: David Kruse, 19-32 in 3rd year at South Spencer. Kevin Oxley, 317-300 in 27th year at Tecumseh.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Tecumseh, 66.31, 192nd overall, 37th in 2A. South Spencer, 53.45, 315th overall, 80th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: South Spencer lost to Mount Vernon (Posey), 67-59. Tecumseh defeated Cannelton, 73-32.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: South Spencer 8-9. Tecumseh 11-17.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: South Spencer, 19-10.
LAST MEETING: South Spencer, 52-46, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Tecumseh, 60-48.
Southwestern (Shelbyville) (2-2) at Morristown (4-1)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Brady Days, 105-161 in 13th year at Southwestern. Scott McClelland, 134-102 in 11th year at Morristown, 190-153 in 16th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Morristown, 68.44, 160th overall, 12th in 1A. Southwestern, 55.76, 296th overall, 46th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Southwestern defeated Trinity Lutheran, 74-67. Morristown defeated Waldron, 57-39.
VS. COMMON FOES: Southwestern 0-1; Morristown 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Southwestern 9-14. Morristown 11-14.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Morristown, 29-14.
LAST MEETING: Morristown, 65-45, Jan. 6, 2018.
PREDICTION: Morristown, 61-49.
Taylor (Ohio) at Lawrenceburg (3-2)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: John Blackwell, 86-61 in 7th year at Lawrenceburg, 108-81 in 9th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Lawrenceburg, 60.09, 248th overall, 69th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Lawrenceburg defeated Harrison (Ohio), 39-37.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Lawrenceburg 8-12.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Lawrenceburg, 16-4.
LAST MEETING: Lawrenceburg, 55-50, Dec. 19, 2017.
Twin Lakes (4-2) at Frontier (3-4)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Kent Adams, 306-211 in 23rd year at Twin Lakes, 376-316 in 31st year overall. Joseph Smith, 20-58 in 4th year at Frontier, 73-157 in 11th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Twin Lakes, 60.39, 245th overall, 67th in 3A. Frontier, 47.94, 354th overall, 70th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Twin Lakes defeated Rensselaer Central, 41-39. Frontier defeated Hammond Science & Tech, 56-39.
VS. COMMON FOES: Twin Lakes 0-1; Frontier 0-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Twin Lakes 16-18. Frontier 15-21.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Twin Lakes, 23-4.
LAST MEETING: Twin Lakes, 51-38, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Twin Lakes, 53-46.
Union County (3-2) at Batesville (2-2)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Jesse Moses, 23-9 in 2nd year at Union County. Aaron Garrett, 158-79 in 11th year at Batesville.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Batesville, 81.05, 59th overall, 13th in 3A. Union County, 61.12, 235th overall, 54th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Union County defeated Southern Wells, 41-30. Batesville lost to Plainfield, 58-48.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Union County 15-13. Batesville 16-4.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Batesville, 7-1.
LAST MEETING: Batesville, 50-42, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Batesville, 65-43.
Wawasee (1-4) at Columbia City (1-4)
GAME TIME: 7:45 pm ET.
COACHES: Jon Everingham, 13-39 in 3rd year at Wawasee, 106-126 in 11th year overall. Brett Eberly, 25-32 in 3rd year at Columbia City, 29-49 in 4th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Columbia City, 63.26, 215th overall, 90th in 4A. Wawasee, 63, 217th overall, 57th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Wawasee defeated Whitko, 59-41. Columbia City lost to Carroll (Fort Wayne), 56-33.
VS. COMMON FOES: Wawasee 1-0; Columbia City 0-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Wawasee 17-9. Columbia City 14-12.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Columbia City, 18-6.
LAST MEETING: Columbia City, 46-38, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Columbia City, 48-45.
West Central (1-4) at North Miami (4-2)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Jordan Stevens, 7-67 in 4th year at West Central, 12-105 in 6th year overall. Cliff Hawkins, 8-21 in 2nd year at North Miami, 494-347 in 38th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: North Miami, 44.36, 369th overall, 94th in 2A. West Central, 39.63, 392nd overall, 92nd in 1A.
LAST OUTING: West Central defeated South Newton, 68-48. North Miami defeated Lakeland Christian, 66-63.
VS. COMMON FOES: West Central 0-1; North Miami 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: West Central 10-12. North Miami 7-25.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: North Miami, 10-2.
LAST MEETING: North Miami, 74-64, Feb. 13, 2018.
PREDICTION: North Miami, 67-60.
Western (1-5) at Oak Hill (1-4)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET.
COACHES: Michael Lewis, 7-21 in 2nd year at Western, 106-87 in 9th year overall. Kevin Renbarger, 201-105 in 14th year at Oak Hill.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Western, 61.39, 230th overall, 61st in 3A. Oak Hill, 53.56, 313th overall, 79th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Western lost to Rossville, 60-40. Oak Hill defeated Maconaquah, 55-43.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Western 23-6. Oak Hill 10-12.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Oak Hill, 4-0.
LAST MEETING: Oak Hill, 64-47, Dec. 20, 2017.
PREDICTION: Western, 50-47.
Wheeler (2-2) at Highland (0-5)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT.
COACHES: Mark Anderson, 2-2 in 1st year at Wheeler. Jordan Heckard, 46-99 in 7th year at Highland.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Wheeler, 60.77, 240th overall, 64th in 3A. Highland, 50.65, 335th overall, 99th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Wheeler lost to Westville, 57-44. Highland lost to Illiana Christian, 60-55.
VS. COMMON FOES: Wheeler 1-0; Highland 0-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Wheeler 12-11. Highland 21-9.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Wheeler, 7-4.
LAST MEETING: Highland, 62-56, Dec. 19, 2017.
PREDICTION: Highland, 59-57.
White's at Howe Military (0-1)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET.
COACHES: James Hafley, 0-1 in 1st year at Howe Military.
SAGARIN RATINGS:
LAST OUTING: Howe Military lost to East Allen University, 52-51.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Howe Military 0-0.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: No meetings.
CASS COUNTY INVITATIONAL
Lewis Cass (3-2) vs. Pioneer (0-2)
GAME TIME: 7:45 pm ET, Logansport.
COACHES: Josh Burkett, 14-16 in 2nd year at Cass. Austin Cowley, 60-58 in 6th year at Pioneer.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Cass, 60.08, 249th overall, 58th in 2A. Pioneer, 42.6, 378th overall, 84th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Cass defeated Frankfort, 56-46. Pioneer lost to North Miami, 59-53.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Cass 11-13. Pioneer 8-4.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Cass, 27-6.
LAST MEETING: Cass, 54-44, Jan. 23, 2018.
PREDICTION: Cass, 58-42.
GIBSON COUNTY TOURNAMENT
Evansville Christian (0-5) at Wood Memorial (1-5)
GAME TIME: 5:30 pm CT, Wood Memorial.
COACHES: Aaron Thompson, 0-5 in 1st year at Christian. Dustin George, 1-5 in 1st year at Wood Memorial.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Wood Memorial, 59.29, 256th overall, 32nd in 1A. Christian, 23.25, 409th overall,
LAST OUTING: Christian lost to South Central (Elizabeth), 85-30. Wood Memorial lost to Evansville Day, 40-38.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Christian 14-21. Wood Memorial 20-14.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: No meetings.
PREDICTION: Wood Memorial, 74-35.
Mount Carmel (Ill.) (2-7) at Gibson Southern (1-2)
GAME TIME: 7:15 pm CT, Gibson Southern.
COACHES: Tyler Buss, 130-92 in 8th year at Mount Carmel. Kyle Runyan, 47-50 in 5th year at Gibson Southern, 67-120 in 9th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Gibson Southern, 59.05, 261st overall, 74th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Mount Carmel defeated Flora (Ill.), 59-38. Gibson Southern defeated Evansville North, 44-39.
VS. COMMON FOES: Mount Carmel 0-1; Gibson Southern 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Mount Carmel 7-11. Gibson Southern 6-7.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Gibson Southern, 18-12.
LAST MEETING: Gibson Southern, 64-53, Dec. 22, 2017.
PREDICTION: Gibson Southern, 56-51.