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WEEK 8 PLAYOFF SCENARIOS

WEEK 8 PLAYOFF SCENARIOS

August 9 17

The top four teams earn a spot in the BIG3 playoffs, which begin Aug. 20 in Seattle and conclude with the inaugural BIG3 Championship Game on Aug. 26 in Las Vegas.

 

With one week left in the regular season, here are the current playoff scenarios:

  • TRILOGY (7-0) has clinched the #1 seed
  • 3-HEADED MONSTERS (6-1) have clinched the #2 seed
  • POWER (4-3):

 

- Has already clinched at least the #4 seed

  • Can clinch the #3 seed with a win over Tri-State OR a loss by 3's Company.

 

- Can clinch #3 seed with a loss IF Ghost Ballers AND 3’s Company BOTH win (Power wins 3-way tie between these teams)

  • GHOST BALLERS (3-4) can clinch the #4 seed with a win over 3-Headed Monsters OR loss by 3's Company AND a loss by Tri-State (Ghost Ballers win a 3-way tie between Ghost Ballers, 3’s Company and Killer 3s based on head-to-head)
  • 3's COMPANY (3-4):

 

- Can clinch the #3 seed with a win over Ball Hogs AND a loss by Ghost Ballers AND a loss by Power;

  • Can clinch #4 seed with a win over Ball Hogs AND loss by Ghost Ballers
  • TRI-STATE (2-5) can clinch the #4 seed with a win over Power AND a loss by 3’s Company AND a loss by Ghost Ballers

 

EXPLANATION OF POSSIBLE 3- AND 4-WAY TIE-BREAKERS:

** In case of a 3-way tie for #3 seed between Power, 3’s Company, Ghost Ballers:

  • All three teams are 1-1 in head-to-head.
  • Next tie-breaker is point differential between those teams. Power is plus-2, 3’s Company is minus-1, Ghost Ballers are minus-2. POWER IS #3 SEED.
  • That leaves 3’s Company and Ghost Ballers tied for #4 seed. Tie-breaker reverts back to head-to-head; Ghost Ballers beat 3’s Company. GHOST BALLERS ARE #4 SEED.

 

** In case of 3-way tie for #4 seed between Ghost Ballers, 3’s Company, Killer 3s:

  • In head-to-head, Ghost Ballers are 2-0 vs. those teams. GHOST BALLERS ARE #4 SEED.

 

** In case of 3-way tie between Ghost Ballers, 3’s Company, Tri-State:

  • In head-to-head, Tri-State is 2-0 vs. those teams. TRI-STATE IS #4 SEED.

 

** In case of 4-way tie between Ghost Ballers, 3’s Company, Tri-State, Killer 3s:

  • In head-to-head, Ghost Ballers and Tri-State are 2-1 vs. those teams; 3’s Company and Killer 3s are 1-2. 3’s Company and Killer 3s eliminated.
  • Tie-breaker reverts to head-to-head between Ghost Ballers and Tri-State; Tri-State beat Ghost Ballers. TRI-STATE IS #4 SEED.