Fair and Breezy ~
High: 46°F ~ Low: 22°F
Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2017
Class A and B High School Basketball State Tournament ForecastsPosted Tuesday, February 9, 2010, at 11:51 PM
"Big Elliott" goes for the block. *Photo courtesy of Journal-Star
So.........based on his calculations, and just a smidgen of input from 1000 Yard Guy, here is what the State Tournament would look like at this point in time if it were indeed upon us. Takes a ton of time to figure this out, but this is what transpired after hours of work.
CLASS A District Predictions:
Papillion 59-47 Omaha NW
Semis:O. Central 69-47 Papillion
Millard North 63-61 O. Burke
Finals: Central runs past Millard North 65-53 for the Title
Norfolk 72-49 Lincoln NE and Omaha South 63-58 Lincoln SW
Norfolk then gets a 9 point title win over South, 68-59
Lincoln SE bombs Omaha North by 24, and Bellevue East beats Millard South 53-47
Southeast then gets to Lincoln by handling Bell East 55-47.
Links send Lincoln East packing 62-41 and Bell West sends Kearney home, 61-53.
Lincoln High wins by a 63-53 count over the Thunderbirds for the crown.
Bryan's Bears pound North Platte 64-48 and Lin. North Star get a 53-52 win over Elkhorn. Bears then pound North Star 64-48 and are headed West for the Dance.
Prep has little more than more than a practice by trouncing GI 70-42, and Papio South gets a 10 pointer over Westside, 63-53
Creighton Prep advances with a 66-56 win over PLS.
Bunnies beat Millard West 63-52 and Fremont handles Columbus 49-32. Benson then edges Fremont in a thriller 56-53 for all the marbles, but the Tigers grab the WILD CARD.
(1) Omaha Central 58-49 Fremont (8)
(5) Omaha Bryan 58-57 Lincoln High (4) 2 overtimes
(3) Creighton Prep 61-58 Lincoln SE
(2) Norfolk 67-62 Omaha Benson
Omaha Central 63-60 Omaha Bryan
Creighton Prep 62-60 Norfolk
CREIGHTON PREP's Caleb Steffensmeier calmly sinks two of THREE free throws with :04 seconds remaining after a Central player is whistled for a foul on a 3-point attempt with his team leading 61-60. Prep wins the Class A crown, 62-61.
CLASS B District Predictions:
Omaha Skutt edges South Sioux City 62-61 for the crown.
Ralston beats Gross 59-56 for the marbles after slipping past Gretna 59-56 in the Semis.
It's Beatrice in a 51-50 thriller over Pius. The Orangeman and the Thunderbolts each post double digit wins over Norris and Waverly respectively in the Semi Finals.
ALL close games here. York beats Crete 54-47 in the bunny contest. Aurora rallies to beat York 61-56 and Seward nips a stubborn Schuyler squad 45-42. Huskies nab the title by beating Seward in double OT, 62-61.
Adams Central whips Lex by a 62-45 margin, then holds off McCook 49-45 for the right to head to Lincoln.
Close games make this baby interesting also, but the Red Raiders earn a return trip to State by beating Scottsbluff 58-54.
Pius X and South Sioux City grab the Wild Cards.
(1) Omaha Skutt 63-44 Sidney (8)
(5) S. S. City 59-58 Beatrice (4) Overtime
(6) Ralston 55-54 Lincoln Pius (3)
(2) Adams Central 66-58 Aurora (7)
Omaha Skutt 62-61 South Sioux City
Ralston 77-60 Hastings Adams Central
Omaha Skutt beats Ralston 57-55 for the Title
Key thing to keep in mind is that this Massey system does not take the "upset" factor into consideration. All the fun would disappear then, right?
Respond to this blog
Posting a comment requires free registration:
1000 Yard Guy
- Blog RSS feed
- Comments RSS feed
- Send email to Bobby Mills
Hot topicsForecasting the 2017 Boys Basketball Sub Districts
(0 ~ 1:47 AM, Feb 20)
Teddy Allen is "The Man" in Nebraska Prep Basketball.
The Nebraska High School All-State Basketball Project - Saluting 1992
The Nebraska High School All-State Basketball Project - Saluting 1991
The Nebraska High School All-State Basketball Project - Saluting 1990