Game preview: Madison at New Albany

Game preview: Madison at New Albany


Game preview: Madison at New Albany


Madison (0-5, 0-3 in HHC) at New Albany (2-3, 1-2 in HHC)

Kickoff: 7 p.m.

Madison hasn’t won at New Albany since an overtime triumph in 2009.

The Cubs won last year’s game 33-25, rallying from an early 12-3 deficit, as Kyle Tucker ran for 239 yards and four touchdowns. New Albany has won 21 of the last 30 meetings.

Since scoring 30 points in the season opener against Charlestown, the Cubs are averaging only 13.3 points per game. New Albany’s defense has surrendered 40-plus points in all its losses.

Sagarin ratings: New Albany 55.62, Madison 45.14

“We play a very well coached and underrated Madison. They have lost a bunch of close games. Reece Dryden is an unbelievable talent that we must be aware of at all times.” – New Albany coach Sean Coultis

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