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Pekin Insurance Holiday Tournament

December 27, 28 & 29, 2017

Seeds and pairings are set.

Seeds
1. Springfield Lanphier 6-0
2. Peoria Richwoods 7-0
3. Lake Zurich 5-1
4. Moline 7-1

Pairings
9 AM Normal West vs Limestone
10:30 AM (3) Lake Zurich vs United Township
12:45 PM Morton vs Plainfield East
2:15 PM (2) Richwoods vs Freeport
3:45 PM (4) Moline vs Champaign Centennial
6:30 PM Arlington Hts Hersey vs Pekin
8 PM (1) Lanphier vs Chicago Mt. Carmel
9:30 PM Washington vs Rockford Boylan
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Records as of 12/11:

Peoria Richwoods 7-0
Springfield Lanphier 6-0
Moline 7-1
Lake Zurich 5-1

Normal West 5-2
Morton 7-3
Rockford Boylan 5-3

Pekin 4-4
Plainfield East 4-4
Champaign Centennial 4-5
UTHS 3-4
Arlington Heights Hersey 3-5
Washington 2-5
Limestone 2-6
Chicago Mt. Carmel 1-2
Freeport 1-6
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Committee did a great job of working around the Mid-Illini and Big-12 to get some pretty good first round match-ups. Always one of the venues for a Holiday Tournament.
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http://espnpeoria.com/audio-vault/

Pekin Insurance Holiday Tournament interview.
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They mention live stream. Is it just radio or will there be a video stepream also. Looks like the website just shows out of town radio which I would guess will only do their local schools games?
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O&B 78 wrote:
Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:23 pm
They mention live stream. Is it just radio or will there be a video stepream also. Looks like the website just shows out of town radio which I would guess will only do their local schools games?
Games will be live steam on NFHS Network. You need a subscription to watch games live. Here’s a link to a one-month subscription.

It’s brand new system and a test game was run this week. A link to NFHS will be added to the tourney website soon.

You can watch without a subscription but only after 72 hour delay.

https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/subscribe/retail
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I just happen to have a nfhs subscription :D
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Just my opinion, but this is the worst level of talent in the PHT in years. Once you get past the kid from Normal West, there’s not much else. The night was topped off by a 24 pt effort from Washington. They scored 6 pts in the second half.

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Who was the Washington fan that was ejected
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JD wrote:
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Who was the Washington fan that was ejected
I had to stay home the last 2 days so I watched it on TV. To me it looked like a certain players parent. But again, I watched it on TV.
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I was a little surprised that Morton’s Olden wasn’t on the all tourney team. One comparison I had was Centennial getting two players on the team, a team that Morton beat in the 3rd place game. Nevertheless, Potters had a great tourney. Nice to see host Ken White finally getting a championship with Normal West. He has been their host for many, many years.
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deejay wrote:
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I was a little surprised that Morton’s Olden wasn’t on the all tourney team. One comparison I had was Centennial getting two players on the team, a team that Morton beat in the 3rd place game. Nevertheless, Potters had a great tourney. Nice to see host Ken White finally getting a championship with Normal West. He has been their host for many, many years.
All-Tournament, Mr. Hustle and MVP voting is done by the participating teams and media. It's tough for the teams as they see very few games other than their games, the game before their games and the game after their games and any other games they can attend for scouting reasons. Half the teams usually don't see the Hawkins gym action after day 1. The media members also see limited games.

You also have to consider most voting is done by teams early on day 3 as 12 of the 16 teams are done before the final 2-game session. Since teams have seen very few other games, the coaches rely a lot on the cumulative stats available at the end of day 2.

Games of guys mentioned in your post just for comparison of statistics as of 3 games (when most voting was done) and as of 4 games. Stats listed are points, rebounds and assists. Olden's biggest statistical game came in game 4 after almost all votes had been cast.

Olden, Morton - game #1 9 - 4 - 3, game #2 15-9-0, game #3 5 - 2 - 0, game #4 18 - 10 - 3
After 3 games - 9.7 - 5.0 - 2.0
After 4 games - 11.8 - 6.3 - 1.8

Kulo, Centennial - game #1 15 - 4 - 3, game #2 13 - 4 - 0, game #3 22 - 4 - 0, game #4 11 - 0 - 0
After 3 games - 16.7 - 4.0 - 1.0
After 4 games = 15.3 - 3.0 - 0.8

Makabu, Centennial - game #1 11 - 4 - 1, game #2 20 - 0 - 0, game #3 13 - 3 - 1, game #4 13 - 3 2
After 3 games - 14.7 - 2.3 - 0.7
After 4 games - 14.3 - 2.5 - 1.0
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Thanks for info Illini25. And it wasn’t a complaint. What you showed makes sense. You guys have always done a great job at this Tourney.
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deejay wrote:
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Thanks for info Illini25. And it wasn’t a complaint. What you showed makes sense. You guys have always done a great job at this Tourney.
Thank you. I knew you didn't mean this as a complaint. I just wanted to try to explain part of the difficulty with All-Tournament voting.

Sometimes MVP is even more bizarre due to timing.

This year's tournament was one of the most enjoyable for me but also one of sadness. As noted in PJ Star and Pekin Daily Times articles, Pekin AD Rick Kestner is retiring. In addition, former AD and long-time Tournament Central Manager Kent Ayers is retiring. Kent has 50 years working the tournament. Both guys retiring mean there are 2 sets of big shoes to fill.

If anyone has time and interest the tourney still needs a Tournament Central Manager.

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Pekin Insurance Holiday Tournament has a chance at 4 sectional champions.

3A - Springfield Lanphier & Rockford Boylan
4A - Lake Zurich & Moline

Moline has the toughest challenge facing Belleville West.
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Two and two in sectional finals with 3A Rockford Boylan and 4A Lake Zurich advancing.
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Seeding for 2018 out this week?
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deejay wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:41 pm
Seeding for 2018 out this week?
Tuesday.

Potters likely top 4.
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