Matt Huether studies stats to predict the outcome of Loveland High School sporting contests
In a rematch, the Loveland Men (3-6, 5-11) look to get back on track, while the Withrow Tigers (7-3, 9-8) look to continue their successful season.
For Loveland look for Junior Guard Jalen Greiser. Jalen averages 15.3 points per game on 43% shooting (37% from 3). Jalen also averages 5.9 rebounds a game and 3.3 assists. Also look for Junior Guard Matthew Toigo who averages 9.8 points per game and shoots 48.3% from 3. On the glass look for Junior Forward Tripp Willis, Tripp averages 7.3 points per game and 3.8 rebounds.
For Withrow look for 7’0 Junior Abba Lawal, Abba averages 9.9 points per game and 11.6 rebounds (4.1 offensive). Also look for Junior Forward Mike Hill Jr. Mike averages 11.6 points per game on 36.4% shooting and averages 5.6 rebounds a game.
In the first meeting Loveland was without Juniors Tripp Willis and Jalen Greiser, both were out with injuries. The First meeting resulted with a 44-24 Withrow Win, In this second meeting expect it to be a closer game.
Overall Prediction: 43-41 Loveland