Girls' regional basketball capsule previews

Girls' regional basketball capsule previews


Girls' regional basketball capsule previews


Borden vs. Vincennes Rivet

: Saturday, 10 a.m.When

: Borden 17-2, ranked No. 9; Rivet 19-4, ranked No. 4Records

: Borden has never won a regional, although the Braves advanced to the final in 2012 before falling to Northeast Dubois. Rivet won the state championship in 2011 in its third straight trip to the final.Game notes

: Borden 71.42; Rivet 81.09Sagarin ratings


: Saturday, noon.When

: Wood Memorial 14-9, ranked No. 13; Trinity Lutheran 18-4Records

: Wood Memorial won a regional title in 2007 while advancing to the state championship game. Trinity Lutheran is making its second straight regional appearance since participating in its first state tournament in 2006.Game notes

: Wood Memorial 67.10; Trinity Lutheran 60.30Sagarin ratings

North Posey vs. Eastern Pekin

: Saturday, 10:30 a.m.When

: North Posey 18-7, ranked No. 13; Eastern Pekin 12-9Records

: North Posey won its only regional title in 1987. Eastern is making its second regional appearance and first since 1996. The Vikings are riding a 12-game winning streak.Game notes

: North Posey 76.23; Eastern Pekin 65.18Sagarin ratings

North Knox vs. Austin

: Saturday, 12:30 p.m.When

: North Knox 17-5, ranked No. 11; Austin 12-11Records

: North Knox has won five regional titles, the last in 2009. Austin has won seven regionals, the last in 2010 en route to the state championship.Game notes

: North Knox 72.33; Austin 65.34Sagarin ratings

Madison vs. Southridge

: Saturday, 10:30 a.m.When

: Madison 16-2, ranked No. 7; Southridge 16-5Records

: The Cubs, who had five games canceled this season because of inclement weather, have won four regionals, the last in 2012. The Raiders have won two, the last in 1998. Madison’s star is junior center Olivia Crozier (13.6 pts, 9.6 reb)Game notes

: Madison 86.61; Southridge 74.43Sagarin ratings

Evansville Mater Dei vs. Rushville

: Saturday, 12:30 p.m.When

: Mater Dei 23-1, ranked No. 2; Rushville 19-4, ranked No. 4Records

: Mater Dei won back-to-back regional and state championships in 2-A before getting bumped by the IHSAA “success factor” this season. Rushville won the regional last year at Brownstown. Mater Dei star Maura Muensterman averages 22.7 points and 8.7 assists. She recently set the state record for career assists.Game notes

: Mater Dei 102.00; Rushville 87.86Sagarin ratings


: Saturday, 10 a.m.When

: Franklin Central 17-4, ranked No. 15 in 4-A; Columbus North 22-2, ranked No. 3 in 4-ARecords

: Columbus North won the regular-season game 52-36 at Franklin Central on Nov. 22. Ali Patberg had 24 points and Tayler Goodall had 12 while Kennedy Archer had 14 points for the Flashes. Columbus North won its only regional title in 2012. The Flashes won their only regional in 1988.Game notes

: Franklin Central 95.25; Columbus North 106.35Sagarin ratings

BEDFORD New Lawrence vs. CASTLE

: Saturday, noon.When

: BNL 23-1, ranked No. 2; Castle 12-8Records

: BNL won the regular-season meeting 60-36 on Jan. 4 as Brittani Rizzi scored 17 points and Alexa Bailey added 13. Rebecca Nunge had 7 points for the Knights, who had 27 turnovers. BNL is the defending regional and state champion. Castle has won three regionals, the last in 2006.Game notes

: BNL 109.19; Castle 83.43Sagarin ratings


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