DI Alliance District Boys Basketball Seed Voting Matrix 2017
The Louisville Leopards Boys Varsity Basketball Team was voted the 5th Seed for Sunday’s DI Alliance District Boys Basketball Tournament. The Tournament Draw will commence Sunday at 2:00 PM to determine pairings.
The Leopards received 61 votes from the 10 other teams in the District. After the high and low extremes were eliminated, Louisville finished with 49 points to capture the 5th seed. There was not much difference between the voting on the Leopards as five different teams voted them the 6th seed. Top Seeded Akron Ellet and 2nd Seed Lake both voted Louisville in as a 5th seed, while Howland and Kent Roosevelt voted the Leopards the 7th seed.
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Much of the bracket centers around the Akron and Youngstown metros. Louisville is 1-1 against teams in the DI Alliance District this season, with both games on the road. They defeated Austintown Fitch 76-65 back on December 27, but fell at Boardman 59-54 on January 17.
The Blue Streaks are the only other team in the District that is located in Stark County. The Leopards will travel to Lake on Tuesday, February 21 to conclude the regular season.
The Orangemen of Ellet received 8 of the 11 top seed votes. Lake also received first place votes from Ellet and Louisville and Warren G. Harding received a single top vote from bottom seeded Kent Roosevelt. Boardman took the 3rd seed edging Warren who took the 4th seed.
Below you can view the seed order and the voting Matrix.
1. Akron Ellet – 86 Points
2. Lake – 73 Points
3. Boardman – 65 Points
4. Warren G. Harding – 61 Points
5. Louisville – 49 Points
6. Youngstown East – 46 Points
7. Howland – 36 Points
8. Akron East – 24 Points
9. Akron Springfield – 23 Points
10. Austintown Fitch – 21 Points
11. Kent Roosevelt – 8 Points