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    District draws!

    It's time for the districts that use the draw format to go to seeding in postseason tournaments. What sticks out is the 39th district girls draw. You have the #1 and #5 teams in the region playing in the opening round of the district tournament. What's so hard about playing round robin in your district to determine who plays who?
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    Agree completely

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    Hell, it's like seeing Oklahoma and North Carolina playing each other in the first round with the winner playing Hampton or Texas Southern.

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    Never understood districts not seeding

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    Agree!

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    If there are a couple of traditionally stronger schools it makes no sense for those lesser schools to vote to seed. And in order to change you must get a majority vote. Tie votes revert back to no change.

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    KHSAA should just mandate it.

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    They won't mandate it. The sweet 16 is a draw as well.

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    Is this left up to the particular district? The 15th does use seeding

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoops12 View Post
    Is this left up to the particular district? The 15th does use seeding
    Yes...There are just few left that don't seed.

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    I like the idea of St Pat or Augusta getting a piece of the regional tournament gate...I dont know how all that is divided out but until/unless the bigger schools want to compensate all the schools in the districts then I would be surprised the smaller schools would vote to seed if they have a majority (or it's even) in their district.

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    No benefit generally for smaller schools in a district like this to seed, great potential upside on a blind draw.

    I agree with BiggDaddy on this one, until the gate is shared, no reason to not go with a draw. Overall a much better percentage to get to a regional on most years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BirdBrain View Post
    No benefit generally for smaller schools in a district like this to seed, great potential upside on a blind draw.

    I agree with BiggDaddy on this one, until the gate is shared, no reason to not go with a draw. Overall a much better percentage to get to a regional on most years.
    This one....

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    Quote Originally Posted by BirdBrain View Post
    No benefit generally for smaller schools in a district like this to seed, great potential upside on a blind draw.

    I agree with BiggDaddy on this one, until the gate is shared, no reason to not go with a draw. Overall a much better percentage to get to a regional on most years.
    I don't see how sharing the gate (which they should) should impact if there is a draw or seeding.

    I agree for the low seed teams a draw increases the chances to make the region, but IMO that truly weakens the regional tournament and is really unfair to the top seeds in the district if they draw one another. I have no problem if the top teams eliminate themselves in the Region, but why eliminate one in the first game of the district? You're basically giving a bye to one of the stronger teams which isn't fair to everyone else in the regional tournament.

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    Does every district do a blind draw?

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