2010

2010 Girls Basketball Tournament

Northwest Catholic Wins CCC Tournament


Northwest Catholic jumped out to a big early lead and held off a late charge by EO Smith to win the battle of unbeatens and claim the 2010 CCC Girls Basketball Tournament championship. Northwest led 16-2 in the second period and went on to a 41-34 win in the championship game. The Indians completed a 23-0 regular season while EO Smith finished 22-1.



Championship Game:

Wed. Feb 24
Northwest Catholic 41, EO Smith 34
7:00 pm at New Britain High School



Semifinals: Monday 2/22/10 @ New Britain High School 6:00pm Wethersfield 59, E. O. Smith 60 7:45pm Northwest Catholic 48, Manchester 38 Quarterfinals Saturday Feb. 20: Northwest Catholic 62, Tolland 33 Wethersfield 53, Farmington 43 Manchester 45, Berlin 35 EO Smith 56, Glastonbury 38 First Round Thursday Feb. 18: East Catholic 37, Manchester 42 Weaver 36, Farmington 43 Tolland 48, Hall 45 Platt 41 Glastonbury 53 First round Byes: 1. Northwest Catholic 2. E.O. Smith 3. Wethersfield 4. Berlin Twelve teams will be selected this year for the tournament. Four divisional winners and the next best eight teams. Regular season division champions get a first round bye. Next eight teams are seeded according to the attached procedures. Play in round begins on Thursday of the last week of the season with the eight wildcards. Once these games are complete, re-seed the remaining eight teams (four division winners and four wildcard winners) based on the attached procedures. Saturday, Feb. 20th – Quarter Finals at higher ranked team’s home site (Recommended times: 12:00PM, 2:00PM, 4:00PM and 6:00PM determined by the home team) Monday, Feb. 22nd – Semi Finals at New Britain High School (Recommended times: 6:00PM and 7:45PM) Wednesday, Feb. 24th – Finals at New Britain (Recommended time: 7:00PM) Procedures for Determining Divisional Standings, Play-off Participants and Play-off Seeds for Girls Basketball I. Determining Divisional Standings for Tournament Purposes: a. Best divisional record only (not including cross over games). b. If a tie exists, regular season divisional head to head results will be used. c. If a tie still exists and the teams split their divisional games, then the team with the best record versus a team occupying the highest position in the divisional standings will be selected. Continue down through the standings until one team gains an advantage. d. If a tie still exists, the team with the best record against the highest ranked common conference opponent will be selected. The highest ranked common opponent will be determined based on the percentage of divisional and mandatory cross over games only. e. If a tie still exists, the team with the best records, including divisional games and mandatory scheduled cross over games will be selected. This will be determined on a percentage basis. f. If a tie still exists, the team with the best record against the highest tanked (not common) conference opponent will be selected. The highest ranked opponent will be determined based on the percentage of divisional and mandatory cross over games only. Continued down through the standings until someone gains an advantage. g. If a tie still exists, the tie will be broken by lot as drawn by the Commissioner or designee. II. Determining Play-off Participants a. In a 12 team tournament the first place team in each of the four divisions will automatically qualify and receive a bye. The remaining eight teams will be determined by Section III Wild Card teams. III. Determining Wild Card Teams: a. The teams with the best record (including divisional games and mandatory scheduled cross over games) determined by percentage will be selected b. If a tie exists: i. Between two teams, then regular season head to head results will be used. ii. Between two or more teams, then any head to head sweep by any team will place that team ahead of the team(s) it swept. · Notes: 1) This does not mean that all tied schools must play head to head. 2) Any team that sweeps another team(s) cannot be placed below the team(s) it sweeps. 3) Once a team is removed from this tie breaking scenario, then the process starts over at step #1 with the remaining teams. c. If a tie still remains, then the team with the best record against the highest ranked (common) conference opponent will be selected. The highest ranked opponent will be determined based on the percentage of divisional and mandatory cross over games only. d. If a tie still exists, then the team with the best record against the highest ranked (not common) conference opponent will be selected. The highest ranked opponent will be determined based on the percentage of divisional and mandatory cross over games only. Continue down through the standings until someone gains an advantage. e. If a tie still exists, the team with the best overall record of all divisional, mandatory cross over and interdivisional conference games will be selected. This will be determined on a percentage basis. f. If a tie still exists, the team who plays in the division with the best overall record of divisional and cross over games determined by percentage will be selected. g. If a tie still remains, the tie will be broken by lot as drawn by the CCC Commissioner or designee. IV. Determining Play-off Re-Seeding Procedures: a. The teams with the best records (including divisional games and mandatory scheduled cross over games) determined by percentage, will be selected as the higher seed. b. If a tie exists: i. Between two teams than the regular season head to head results will be used. ii. Between three or more teams then any head to head sweep by any team will place that team ahead of the team(s) it swept. · Notes: 1) This does not mean that all tied schools must play head to head. 2) Any team that sweeps another team(s) cannot be placed below the team(s) it sweeps 3) Once a team is removed from this tie breaking scenario, then the process starts over at step #1 with the remaining teams. c. If a tie still exists, then the team with the best record against the highest ranked common conference opponent will be selected. The highest ranked common opponent will be determined on the percentage of divisional and mandatory cross over games only. d. If a tie still remains, then the team with the best record against the highest ranked (not common) conference opponent will be selected. The highest ranked opponent will be determined based on the percentage of divisional and mandatory cross over games only. Continue down through the standings until someone gains an advantage. e. If a tie still exists, the team with the best overall record of all divisional, mandatory cross over and interdivisional conference games will be selected. This will be determined on a percentage basis. f. If a tie still exists, the team who plays on the division with the best overall record of divisional and cross over games determined by percentage will be selected. g. If a tie still remains, the tie will be broken by lot as drawn by the Commissioner or designee. V. Process: a. If a tie must be broken, then the Chairperson of the sport, the AD Sport Liaison and the Commissioner will apply the above tie breaking procedures to determine the results.