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KJCCC basketball playoff preview

Micah Miller

Student Sports Media

Wednesday, Feb. 23

The Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference is one of the most challenging conferences to play in. Thirteen teams. Twelve of them make it to the Region VI tournament. With today being the final night of regular season play, lots of scenarios play out. Listed below will be each team’s current record, place in the conference, their remaining opponent and the highest and lowest they can move for the Region VI Tournament.

Let’s take a dive into one of the most exciting times of the season: playoff basketball.

Men’s standings / projections

(Top 4 teams earn a first round bye)

1. Dodge City (25-14, 20-3)

Remaining opponent: @ #6 Barton

Highest Seed: #1 (Locked)

Lowest Seed:#1 (Locked)

2. Hutchinson (22-7, 16-7)

Remaining opponent: @ #4 Garden City

Highest Seed: #2 (with a win over #4 Garden City)

Lowest Seed #4 (with a LOSS to Garden City AND #3 Butler WIN over #11 Independence)

3. Butler (22-7, 16-7)

Remaining opponent: @ #11 Independence

Highest Seed: #2 (with a WIN over #11 Independence AND #2 Hutchinson LOSS to #4 Garden City)

Lowest Seed: #4 (with a LOSS to #11 Independence AND #4 Garden City WIN over #2 Hutchinson)

4. Garden City (21-8, 15-8)

Remaining opponent: vs #3 Hutchinson

Highest Seed: #2 (with a WIN over #2 Hutchinson AND a #3 Butler LOSS to #11 Independence)

Lowest Seed #4 (with a LOSS against #2 Hutchinson)

5. Coffeyville (16-12, 13-9)

Remaining opponent: VS #13 NW Tech

Highest Seed: #5 (Locked)

Lowest Seed: #5 (Locked)

6. Cowley (15-14, 11-12)

Remaining opponent: @ #10 Pratt

Highest Seed: #6 (with WIN over #10 Pratt)

Lowest Seed #8 (with LOSS to #10 Pratt AND #7 Barton WIN over

7. Barton (17-12, 11-12)

Remaining opponent: vs #1 Dodge City

Highest Seed: #6 (with WIN over #1 Dodge City AND #10 Pratt WIN over #6 Cowley)

Lowest Seed: #8 (with a LOSS to #1 Dodge City AND #8 Colby WIN over #9 Cloud County)

8. Colby (15-13, 10-12)

Remaining opponent: @ #9 Cloud County

Highest Seed: #6 (with WIN over #9 Cloud County AND #6 Cowley LOSS to #10 Pratt AND #7 Barton LOSS to #9 Cloud County)

Lowest Seed: #8 (with LOSS to #9 Cloud County)

9. Cloud County (13-16, 9-14)

Remaining opponent: #6 Barton

Highest Seed: #9 (Locked)

Lowest Seed: #9 (Locked)

10. Pratt (13-16, 8-15)

Remaining opponent: #6 Cowley

Highest Seed: #10 (with WIN over #6 Barton)

Lowest Seed: #11 (with LOSS to #6 Barton AND #11 Independence WIN over #3 Butler)

11. Independence (11-18, 8-15)

Remaining opponent: #3 Butler

Highest Seed: #10 (with WIN over #3 Butler AND #10 Pratt LOSS to #6 Cowley)

Lowest Seed #12 (with LOSS to #3 Butler)

12. Seward County (11-19, 8-16)

Remaining opponent: None

Highest Seed: #11 (with #11 Indy LOSS to #2 Buter)

Lowest Seed: #12

13. Northwest Kansas Tech (7-21, 4-18)

Remaining opponent: #6 Barton

Highest Seed: #13 (Locked)

Lowest Seed: #13 (Locked)

Women’s Standings/Projections

1. Independence Pirates (22-6, 18-5)

Remaining opponent: VS #9 Butler

Highest Seed: #1 (with WIN over #9 Butler OR #2 Hutchinson LOSS to #7 Garden City)

Lowest Seed :#2 (with LOSS to Butler AND #2 Hutch WIN over #7 Garden City)

2. Hutchinson Blue Dragons (24-5, 18-5)

Remaining opponent: @ #7 Garden City

Highest Possible Seed: #1 (with WIN over #7 Garden City AND #1 Independence LOSS to #7 Butler)

Lowest Possible Seed: #2 (with LOSS to #7 Garden City)

3. Seward County Lady Saints (21-9, 17-7)

Remaining opponent: NONE

Highest Possible Seed: #3 (Locked)

Lowest Possible Seed: #3 (Locked)

4. Barton Cougars (17-2, 14-9)

Remaining opponent: VS #5 Dodge City

Highest Possible Seed: #4 (with WIN over #5 Dodge City)

Lowest Possible Seed: #7 (with LOSS to #5 Dodge City AND #6 Cowley WIN over #12 Pratt AND #7 Garden City WIN over #2 Hutchinson)

5. Dodge City Conquistadors (18-11, 13-10)

Remaining opponent: @ #4 Barton

Highest Possible Seed: #4 (with WIN over #4 Barton AND #2 Hutchinson WIN over #7 Garden City)

Lowest Possible Seed: #7, (with LOSS against #4 Barton AND #6 Cowley WIN over #12 Pratt AND #7 Garden City WIN over #2 Hutchinson)

6. Cowley Tigers (18-11, 13-10)

Remaining opponent: @ #12 Pratt

Highest Possible Seed: #5 (with WIN over #12 Pratt AND #7 Garden City WIN over #2 Hutchinson AND #5 Dodge City WIN over #4 Barton)

Lowest Possible Seed: #7 (with LOSS to #12 Pratt AND #7 Garden City WIN over #2 Hutchinson)

7. Garden City Broncbusters (18-10, 13-10)

Remaining opponent: VS #2 Hutchinson

Highest Possible Seed: #5 (with WIN over #2 Hutchinson AND #4 Barton WIN over #5 Dodge City AND #12 Pratt WIN over #6 Cowley)

Lowest Possible Seed: # 7 (with LOSS to #2 Hutchinson)

8. Coffeyville Red Ravens (18-10, 12-10)

Remaining opponent: VS NW Tech

Highest Possible Seed: #8 (with WIN over #13 NW Tech)

Lowest Possible Seed: 9th (with LOSS to #13 NW Tech AND #9 Butler WIN over #1 Independence)

9. Butler Grizzlies (17-11, 12-11)

Remaining opponent: @ #1 Independence

Highest Possible Seed: #8 (with WIN over #1 Independence AND #8 Coffeyville LOSS to #13 NW Tech)

Lowest Possible Seed: #9 (with LOSS to #1 Independence)

10. Cloud County Lady T-Birds (14-15, 10-13)

Remaining opponent: VS #11 Colby

Highest Possible Seed: 10th (Locked)

Lowest Possible Seed: 10th (Locked)

11. Colby Trogans (8-19, 5-17)

Remaining opponent: @ #10 Cloud County

Highest Possible Seed: 11th (Locked)

Lowest Possible Seed: 11th (Locked)

12. Pratt Beavers (3-24, 2-21)

Remaining opponent: VS #6 Cowley

Highest Possible Seed: 12th (with WIN over #6 Cowley)

Lowest Possible Seed: 13th (with LOSS to #6 Cowley AND #13 NW Tech WIN over #8 Coffeyville)

13. Northwest Kansas Tech Lady Mavs (4-22, 2-20)

Remaining opponent: @ #8 Coffeyville

Highest Possible Seed: #12 (with WIN over #8 Coffeyville AND #6 Cowley WIN over #12 Pratt)

Lowest Possible Seed: #13 (with LOSS to #8 Coffeyville)

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