2018 SECTION 1 HOCKEY BRACKETOLOGY

Projected Division I Bracket

Projected Division II Bracket

How Bracketology works

Playoff Formula

Note: Only games played against Section 1 teams will count towards seeding formula.

- Every victory counts as FOUR points, regardless of class
  - Teams receive TWO bonus points for playing an opponent that finishes   with a winning percentage of .750 and above by Feb. 15 (regardless if   they win or lose). Opponents Section 1 records will be counted.
  - Teams receive ONE bonus point for playing an opponent that finishes   with a winning percentage between .500-.750 by Feb. 15 (regardless if   they win or lose). Opponents Section 1 records will be counted.
  - Once all points are tabulated, divide that sum by the total of games played against Section 1 opponents.

Tiebreakers

- Head to head
  - Average bonus points (Bonus Pts/Sec 1 games played)
  - Winning percentage
  - Common opponent
  - Committee decision

Note: Ties are NOT broken in the above standings