CYB Tiebreaker Rules for Playoff Seeding

Claremont Youth Basketball
Tie-Breaker Policies for Playoff Seeding
5/20/2014
     
Protocol    
- If multiple tiebreakers exist in the same league, the highest placed tie is separated first
     
Two-team ties    
     
CRITERIA #1:   Tiebreakers, in order:
- Two teams are tied with similar records
- Teams are tied for 1st place
- Teams only lost to other tied team
  1. Head to head
2. Coin toss
     
CRITERIA #2:   Tiebreakers, in order:
- Two teams are tied with similar records
- Teams are tied for 1st place
- Team(s) lost to non-tied team
  1. Head to head
2. Record vs. highest place non-tied team in league
3. Record vs. next highest placed team in league
4. Repeat #3
     
CRITERIA #3:   Tiebreakers, in order:
- Two teams are tied with similar records
- Teams are not tied for 1st place
  1. Head to head
2. Record vs. highest placed team in league
3. Record vs. next highest placed team in league
4. Repeat #3
     
Three or more team ties    
     
CRITERIA #4:   Tiebreakers, in order:
- Three or more teams are tied with similar records
- Teams are tied for 1st place
  1. Determine combined head to head record vs. other tied teams
2. If 2 teams are still tied, move to CRITERIA #2
3. Record vs. highest place non-tied team in league
4. Record vs. next highest placed team in league
5. Repeat #4
     
CRITERIA #5:   Tiebreakers, in order:
- Three or more teams are tied with similar records
- Teams are not tied for 1st place
  1. Determine combined head to head record vs. other tied teams
2. If 2 teams are still tied, move to CRITERIA #3
3. Record vs. highest place non-tied team in league
4. Record vs. next highest placed non-tied team in league
5. Repeat #4


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