Tonight's boys basketball Tippecanoe County match ups

Tonight's boys basketball Tippecanoe County match ups


Tonight's boys basketball Tippecanoe County match ups


McCutcheon (0-0) at West Lafayette (0-0)

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Series: McCutcheon leads 32-18, but West Lafayette has won four straight, including 58-50 last season.

2012-13 records: McCutcheon 15-9; West Lafayette 19-6

About McCutcheon: The Mavericks have alternated wins and losses in their season opener the last four years, falling last season to West Lafayette. … McCutcheon averaged 57.8 points and allowed 49.5 last season. … Returning leaders –Scoring: Trevor Lockwood (13.4). … Rebounding: Lockwood (7.3). … Assists: Tre’Shon Heard (4.8). … Steals: Heard (2.5).

About West Lafayette: The Red Devils have won four straight season openers. … West Lafayette averaged 56.9 points and allowed 45.8 last season. … Returning leaders–Scoring: Nai Carlisle (9.0), William Mbongo (4.9). … Rebounding: Mbongo (3.2), Carlisle (1.9). … Assists: Carslisle (2.8). … Steals: Carslisle (1.1).

If you go: Berberian Gymnasium is at 1105 N. Grant St.

Pioneer (0-0) at Lafayette Jeff (0-0)

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Series: Lafayette Jeff has won the only two meetings, including 51-38 last season.

2012-13 records: Pioneer 21-4; Lafayette Jeff 7-15.

About Pioneer: After starting 1-1, the Panthers won 20 of their final 22 games last season. … Pioneer has a first-year head coach in Austin Cowley after former Attica and Benton Central coach Pat Skaggs departed to take the Logansport job. … Pioneer averaged 64 points and allowed 43.8 last season.

About Lafayette Jeff: The Bronchos have won 11 straight season openers. … Lafayette Jeff is coming off its first losing season since 2004-05. … The Bronchos averaged 49.1 points and allowed 54.5 last season. … Returning leaders–Scoring: Quarin Hood (7.3), Darian Collins (6.2). … Rebounding: Collins (3.2), Devin Haney (2.8). … Assists: Hood (1.9), Collins (1.6). … Steals: Collins (1.8).

If you go: Crawley Center is at 1801 S. 18th St.

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