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Calculations for OUA Playoff Seeding

For the 2019-20 season, with the introduction of three divisions, the OUA playoff seeding is as follows:
  1. Top 3 teams in each division, plus next best 3 teams qualify for the playoffs
  2. Division leaders are seeded 1, 2 and 3 and the remaining 9 teams are seeded by winning percentage
  3. OUA tie-breaking rules in effect for any ties
I will update this program as different tie-breaking scenarios develop over the next few weeks. At various times, you might see the message 'Tie breaking rules not yet complete'. Either the situation involves non-playoff teams, or I have not yet determined how to evaluate the rules.

OUA Overall Standings, Simple Winning Percentage Listing (shows ties, in any)

Simple RankTeamDivisionOUA W-LOUA PctDivision W-LDivision Pct
1OttawaOUA East15-20.8828-10.889
1WesternOUA West15-20.8828-10.889
3RyersonOUA Central13-30.8126-20.750
3BrockOUA Central13-30.8127-10.875
3WindsorOUA West13-30.8128-01.000
6CarletonOUA East13-40.7656-30.667
7YorkOUA Central10-60.6256-20.750
8McMasterOUA Central9-70.5623-50.375
8QueensOUA East9-70.5627-10.875
8GuelphOUA West9-70.5623-50.375
11Wilfrid LaurierOUA West8-90.4713-60.333
12LakeheadOUA Central5-110.3121-70.125
13TorontoOUA Central3-130.1881-70.125
13NipissingOUA East3-130.1882-60.250
13AlgomaOUA West3-130.1881-70.125
13WaterlooOUA West3-130.1882-60.250
17LaurentianOUA East2-140.1252-60.250
18Ontario TechOUA East0-160.0000-80.000

Figure out tie breaker for teams = Ottawa,Western
Same number of league wins
Same number of wins in head-to-head games
Same point difference in head-to-head games
Same record within the division
The next tie break is record in games against common opponents. At current point in season, this probably means these two teams have not played each other yet.
Tie breaking rules not yet complete

Figure out tie breaker for teams = Ryerson,Brock,Windsor
All teams will have the same number of league wins at season end in order to be tied (so I will not bother to calculate now)
Head-to-head records: Ryerson: 1-1 Brock: 2-0 Windsor: 0-2
Order of teams is: Brock, Ryerson, Windsor

Figure out tie breaker for teams = McMaster,Queens,Guelph
All teams will have the same number of league wins at season end in order to be tied (so I will not bother to calculate now)
Head-to-head records: McMaster: 1-1 Queens: 0-2 Guelph: 2-0
Order of teams is: Guelph, McMaster, Queens

Figure out tie breaker for teams = Toronto,Nipissing,Algoma,Waterloo
All teams will have the same number of league wins at season end in order to be tied (so I will not bother to calculate now)
Head-to-head records: Toronto: 1-0 Nipissing: 1-0 Algoma: 1-1 Waterloo: 1-3
Algoma is 15, and Waterloo is 16

Figure out new tie breaker for teams: Toronto,Nipissing
Same number of league wins
Same number of wins in head-to-head games
Same point difference in head-to-head games
Nipissing has advantage on record within the division

OUA Standings, with Tie-Breakers Applied

Overall RankTeamDivisionOUA W-LOUA PctDivision W-LDivision Pct
1OttawaOUA East15-20.8828-10.889
1WesternOUA West15-20.8828-10.889
3BrockOUA Central13-30.8127-10.875
4RyersonOUA Central13-30.8126-20.750
5WindsorOUA West13-30.8128-01.000
6CarletonOUA East13-40.7656-30.667
7YorkOUA Central10-60.6256-20.750
8GuelphOUA West9-70.5623-50.375
9McMasterOUA Central9-70.5623-50.375
10QueensOUA East9-70.5627-10.875
11Wilfrid LaurierOUA West8-90.4713-60.333
12LakeheadOUA Central5-110.3121-70.125
13NipissingOUA East3-130.1882-60.250
14TorontoOUA Central3-130.1881-70.125
15AlgomaOUA West3-130.1881-70.125
16WaterlooOUA West3-130.1882-60.250
17LaurentianOUA East2-140.1252-60.250
18Ontario TechOUA East0-160.0000-80.000

OUA Playoff Seeding

  1. Top 3 teams in each division, plus next best 3 teams qualify for the playoffs
  2. Division leaders are seeded 1, 2 and 3 and the remaining 9 teams are seeded by winning percentage
  3. OUA tie-breaking rules in effect for any ties
OUA SeedTeamDivisionOUA W-LOUA PctDivision W-LDivision Pct
1OttawaOUA East15-20.8828-10.889
2WesternOUA West15-20.8828-10.889
3BrockOUA Central13-30.8127-10.875
4RyersonOUA Central13-30.8126-20.750
5WindsorOUA West13-30.8128-01.000
6CarletonOUA East13-40.7656-30.667
7YorkOUA Central10-60.6256-20.750
8GuelphOUA West9-70.5623-50.375
9McMasterOUA Central9-70.5623-50.375
10QueensOUA East9-70.5627-10.875
11Wilfrid LaurierOUA West8-90.4713-60.333
12LakeheadOUA Central5-110.3121-70.125

First two playoff rounds:
#9 McMaster plays at #8 Guelph, winner to play at #1 Ottawa
#10 Queens plays at #7 York, winner to play at #2 Western
#11 Wilfrid Laurier plays at #6 Carleton, winner to play at #3 Brock
#12 Lakehead plays at #5 Windsor, winner to play at #4 Ryerson


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