Southland Conference Baseball Tie-Breaker Policy

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first_img2.04.05.02 Ties Between Three (3) or More Teams. In the case of a tie between three (3) or more teams in the final standings, position in the tournament bracket shall be determined as follows: (b) If the three or more tied teams split their games during the regular season, or if they did not play one another, then the tied teams’ won-loss games record against the next highest-positioned team(s) that played all tied teams in a series shall be compared.  This shall continue down through the standings until one (1) team gains the advantage, thereby gaining the higher seed. (d) If the teams are still tied, a drawing shall be held by the commissioner. (c)  If at any time during this tie-breaking procedure, the number of tied teams is reduced to two, the two-way tie-breaker listed in 2.04.05.01 shall apply; and 2.04.05 Tournament Seeding.  In 2014, tournament seeding, 1 through 8, shall be based upon regular-season winning percentage in Conference competition.  A standard head-to-head tiebreaker shall be used.  Ties shall be broken based upon the following tie-breaker system.  [1/13] (c) If the teams are still tied, a drawing shall be held by the commissioner. (a) If two teams tie for a position, and one (1) team holds a won-loss game advantage in the series against the other, that team receives the higher seed. (a) If three or more teams tie for a position, and all tied teams have played one another, the team that holds a won-loss advantage in the games played against the other tied teams shall receive the higher seed. (b) If the two (2) tied teams split their games during the regular season, or if they did not play one another, then the tied teams’ won-loss record against the next highest-positioned team(s) that played both tied teams in a series shall be compared.  This shall continue down through the standings until one (1) team gains the advantage, thereby gaining the higher seed. 2.04.05.01 Two-Way Ties. In the case of a two-way tie in the final standings, position in the tournament bracket shall be determined as follows: 2.04.06 Tournament Champion.  The winner of the Tournament shall be the recipient of the Conference’s NCAA automatic bid to the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Baseball Championship.  Other Conference teams may accept invitations to participate in postseason tournaments only when conducted or approved by the NCAA.last_img

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