6A Mid-Season Rankings and Numbers

6A Mid-Season Rankings and Numbers

I’ve been working on these over the past month and have finally got them calculated. Below will be rankings in several categories including the Magnolia Hoops Mid-Season Rankings. The Magnolia Hoops Mid-Season Rankings are based on current numbers, information that I’ve gather and what I’ve seen this season. The other rankings were based on records and numbers taken on January 1, 2018.

Magnolia Hoops Mid-Season Rankings

  1. Meridian
  2. Columbus
  3. Starkville
  4. Petal
  5. Pascagoula
  6. Harrison Central
  7. Biloxi
  8. Warren Central
  9. Oxford
  10. Gulfport

Strength of Schedule Ranking

Strength of schedule is based on MaxPreps opponents rank as of January 1, 2018. Opponent rank will be ().

  1. Columbus (27)
  2. Murrah (28)
  3. Starkville (42)
  4. Desoto Central (54)
  5. Provine (57)
  6. Southaven (59)
  7. Jim Hill (63)
  8. Horn Lake (64)
  9. Warren Central (68)
  10. Gulfport (72)

Winning Percentage Rank

The following rank is based on winning percentage as of January 1, 2018.

  1. Biloxi (17-0) 100%
  2. Oxford (11-0) 100%
  3. Meridian (17-1) 94%
  4. Petal (8-1) 89%
  5. Warren Central (11-3) 79%
  6. Tupelo (14-4) 78%
  7. Starkville (8-3) 73%
  8. Northwest Rankin (11-4) 73%
  9. St. Martin (11-4) 73%
  10. Terry (11-4) 73%

Projected Division Tournament Finish

Everything was figured into these finishes including travel time to division host. The divisions are listed toughest division to weakest division according to MaxPreps ranks as of January 1, 2018. The following numbers come from that date.

6A-2 At South Panola (35 average team rank)

#3 Columbus 146 miles (10-5) 4-5 VS Top 20, 4-2 VS In State, 6-3 VS Out of State, 4-2 Before football championships, 6-3 After football championships, 27 Opponents rank

#16 Oxford 28 miles (11-2) 0-2 VS Top 20, 10-0 VS In State, 1-2 VS Out of State, 6-0 Before football championships, 5-2 After football championships, 142 Opponents rank

#19 Tupelo 73 miles (14-4) 0-4 VS Top 20, 14-4 VS In State, 5-1 Before football championships, 9-3 After football championships, 92 Opponents rank

#101 South Panola (4-4) 4-4 VS In State, 2-2 Before football championships, 2-2 After football championships, 119 Opponents rank

6A-3 At Murrah (39 average team rank)

#5 Starkville 123 miles (8-3) 3-3 VS Top 20, 8-3 VS In State, 4-3 Before football championships, 4-0 After football championships, 42 Opponents rank

#37 Murrah (5-6) 1-3 VS Top 20, 5-6 VS In State, 4-4 Before football championships, 1-2 After football championships, 28 Opponents rank

#44 Northwest Rankin 12 miles (11-4) 0-1 VS Top 20, 11-4 VS In State, 6-2 Before football championships, 5-2 After football championships, 114 Opponents rank

#71 Madison Central 11 miles (7-7) 0-2 VS Top 20, 7-7 VS In State, 4-5 Before football championships, 3-2 After football championships, 81 Opponents rank

6A-5 At Oak Grove (49 average team rank)

#1 Meridian 94 miles (17-1) 2-1 VS Top 20, 16-1 VS In State, 1-0 VS Out of State, 9-1 Before football championships, 7-0 After football championships, 73 Opponents rank

#11 Petal 17 miles (8-1) 0-1 VS Top 20, 8-1 VS In State, 5-1 Before football championships, 3-0 After football championships, 119 Opponents rank

#68 Oak Grove (9-6) 1-2 VS Top 20, 9-6 VS In State, 3-3 Before football championships, 6-3 After football championships, 108 Opponents rank

#117 George County 69 miles (7-6) 7-5 VS In State, 0-1 VS Out of State, 3-4 Before football championships, 4-2 After football championships, 133 Opponents rank

6A-4 At Greenville (68 average team rank)

#15 Warren Central 85 miles (11-3) 11-2 VS In State, 0-1 VS Out of State, 4-2 Before football championships, 7-1 After football championships, 68 Opponents rank

#47 Greenville (10-4) 0-2 VS Top 20, 10-4 VS In State, 7-0 Before football championships, 3-4 After football championships, 117 Opponents rank

#46 Provine 122 miles (6-5) 0-3 VS Top 20, 6-5 VS In State, 4-3 Before football championships, 2-2 After football championships, 57 Opponents rank

#164 Clinton 116 miles (3-12) 0-3 VS Top 20, 3-12 VS In State, 2-7 Before football championships, 1-5 After football championships, 84 Opponents rank

6A-6 At Terry (77 average team rank)

#22 Terry (11-4) 0-1 VS Top 20, 11-4 VS In State, 7-2 Before football championships, 4-2 After football championships, 78 Opponents rank

#31 Brandon 30 miles (12-5) 1-1 VS Top 20, 10-5 VS In State, 2-0 VS Out of State, 6-2 Before football championships, 6-3 After football championships, 95 Opponents rank

#69 Pearl 25 miles (10-6) 0-1 VS Top 20, 10-6 VS In State, 4-4 Before football championships, 6-2 After football championships, 111 Opponents rank

#185 Jim Hill 16 miles (1-11) 0-5 VS Top 20, 1-11 VS In State, 0-8 Before football championships, 1-3 After football championships, 63 Opponents rank

6A-8 At Harrison Central (84 average team rank)

#35 Harrison Central (8-5) 0-1 VS Top 20, 8-5 VS In State, 0-1 VS Out of State, 4-2 Before football championships, 4-3 After football championships, 76 Opponents rank

#4 Biloxi 18 miles (17-0) 2-0 VS Top 20, 13-0 VS In State, 4-0 VS Out of State, 12-0 Before football championships, 5-0 After football championships, 117 Opponents rank

#49 Gulfport 15 miles (8-7) 0-3 VS Top 20, 5-6 VS In State, 3-1 VS Out of State, 3-4 Before football championships, 5-3 After football championships, 72 Opponents rank

#247 Hancock 29 miles (2-12) 0-2 VS Top 20, 1-10 VS In State, 1-2 VS Out of State, 1-6 Before football championships, 1-6 After football championships, 121 Opponents rank

6A-7 At Pascagoula (118 average team rank)

#23 Pascagoula (9-5) 1-2 VS Top 20, 6-4 VS In State, 3-1 VS Out of State, 5-3 Before football championships, 4-2 After football championships, 76 Opponents rank

#70 Ocean Springs 12 miles (11-6) 0-1 VS Top 20, 10-4 VS In State, 1-2 VS Out of State, 6-5 Before football championships, 5-1 After football championships, 136 Opponents rank

#40 St. Martin 28 miles (11-4) 0-3 VS Top 20, 8-2 VS In State, 3-2 VS Out of State, 6-3 Before football championships, 5-1 After football championships, 128 Opponents rank

#103 D’Iberville 33 miles (7-6) 0-1 VS Top 20, 7-6 VS In State, 4-3 Before football championships, 3-3 After football championships, 125 Opponents rank

6A-1 At Southaven (133 average team rank)

#72 Southaven (7-10) 0-6 VS Top 20, 5-8 VS In State, 2-2 VS Out of State, 4-4 Before football championships, 3-6 After football championships, 59 Opponents rank

#99 Desoto Central 7 miles (5-11) 0-5 VS Top 20, 5-9 VS In State, 0-2 VS Out of State, 2-7 Before football championships, 3-4 After football championships, 54 Opponents rank

#191 Horn Lake 6 miles (2-14) 0-7 VS Top 20, 1-10 VS In State, 1-4 VS Out of State, 1-7 Before football championships, 1-7 After football championships, 64 Opponents rank

#170 Hernando 14 miles (6-8) 0-1 VS Top 20, 6-6 VS In State, 0-2 VS Out of State, 2-5 Before football championships, 4-3 After football championships, 112 Opponents rank

6A Playoff Projections

Here’s a look ahead to see some possible match ups that we might be able to see in the playoffs. These are based on my division tournament projections and just a little possibility of what I might see happening. Winners highlighted in bold.

Round 1 Tuesday February 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Northwest Rankin at Oxford

St. Martin at Brandon

Tupelo at Murrah

Pearl at Ocean Springs

Provine at Desoto Central

Gulfport at Petal

Horn Lake at Greenville

Oak Grove at Biloxi

Round 2 Saturday February 24, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Oxford at Southaven

St. Martin at Meridian

Murrah at Warren Central

Ocean Springs at Harrison Central

Provine at Columbus

Petal at Terry

Greenville at Starkville

Biloxi at Pascagoula

Quarterfinal Round 3 At Coliseum

Southaven vs Meridian

Warren Central vs Harrison Central

Columbus vs Petal

Starkville vs Pascagoula

Semifinal Round 4 At Coliseum

Meridian vs Harrison Central

Columbus vs Pascagoula

Championship

Meridan vs Columbus

Champions

Columbus


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