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Calculations for OUA Playoff Seeding

Based on information in the OUA press release which announced the OUA season schedule, there is some division effect in the playoff seeding. For the 2022-23 season, with three divisions in effect, the OUA playoff seeding is as follows:
  1. Top 12 teams across all divisions qualify for the playoffs
  2. Division leaders get first round bye, and therefore seeded 1-4 based on 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
1CarletonOUA East18-40.8189-10.900
2OttawaOUA East17-50.7737-30.700
2Queen'sOUA East17-50.7738-20.800
4BrockOUA Central16-60.7278-20.800
4LakeheadOUA Central16-60.7277-30.700
4WindsorOUA West16-60.7277-30.700
7Toronto MetropolitanOUA Central14-80.6365-50.500
7LaurierOUA West14-80.6369-10.900
9TorontoOUA Central13-90.5915-50.500
10McMasterOUA Central12-100.5455-50.500
11GuelphOUA West11-110.5006-40.600
12WesternOUA West10-120.4556-40.600
13YorkOUA Central6-160.2730-100.000
14NipissingOUA East5-170.2272-80.200
15Ontario TechOUA East4-180.1822-80.200
16AlgomaOUA West3-190.1360-100.000
16LaurentianOUA East3-190.1362-80.200
16WaterlooOUA West3-190.1362-80.200

Figure out tie breaker for teams = Ottawa,Queens
Same number of league wins
Same number of wins in head-to-head games
Ottawa has advantage on head-to-head point difference

Figure out tie breaker for teams = Brock,Lakehead,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: Brock: 1-2 Lakehead: 1-2 Windsor: 2-0
Windsor comes out above the other two

Figure out new tie breaker for teams: Brock,Lakehead
Same number of league wins
Same number of wins in head-to-head games
Brock has advantage on head-to-head point difference

Figure out tie breaker for teams = TMUnow,WLUteam
Same number of league wins
Toronto Metropolitan has advantage on head-to-head wins

OUA Standings, with Tie-Breakers Applied

Overall RankTeamDivisionOUA W-LOUA PctDivision W-LDivision Pct
1CarletonOUA East18-40.8189-10.900
2OttawaOUA East17-50.7737-30.700
3Queen'sOUA East17-50.7738-20.800
4WindsorOUA West16-60.7277-30.700
5BrockOUA Central16-60.7278-20.800
6LakeheadOUA Central16-60.7277-30.700
7Toronto MetropolitanOUA Central14-80.6365-50.500
8LaurierOUA West14-80.6369-10.900
9TorontoOUA Central13-90.5915-50.500
10McMasterOUA Central12-100.5455-50.500
11GuelphOUA West11-110.5006-40.600
12WesternOUA West10-120.4556-40.600
13YorkOUA Central6-160.2730-100.000
14NipissingOUA East5-170.2272-80.200
15Ontario TechOUA East4-180.1822-80.200
16AlgomaOUA West3-190.1360-100.000
16LaurentianOUA East3-190.1362-80.200
16WaterlooOUA West3-190.1362-80.200

OUA Playoff Seeding

  1. Top 12 teams across all divisions qualify for the playoffs
  2. Division leaders get first round bye, and therefore seeded 1-4 based on winning percentage
  3. OUA tie-breaking rules in effect for any ties
OUA SeedTeamDivisionOUA W-LOUA PctDivision W-LDivision Pct
1CarletonOUA East18-40.8189-10.900
2OttawaOUA East17-50.7737-30.700
3WindsorOUA West16-60.7277-30.700
4BrockOUA Central16-60.7278-20.800
5Queen'sOUA East17-50.7738-20.800
6LakeheadOUA Central16-60.7277-30.700
7Toronto MetropolitanOUA Central14-80.6365-50.500
8LaurierOUA West14-80.6369-10.900
9TorontoOUA Central13-90.5915-50.500
10McMasterOUA Central12-100.5455-50.500
11GuelphOUA West11-110.5006-40.600
12WesternOUA West10-120.4556-40.600

First two playoff rounds:
#9 Toronto plays at #8 Laurier, winner to play at #1 Carleton
#10 McMaster plays at #7 Toronto Metropolitan, winner to play at #2 Ottawa
#11 Guelph plays at #6 Lakehead, winner to play at #3 Windsor
#12 Western plays at #5 Queen's, winner to play at #4 Brock


Statistical information maintained by Martin Timmerman. Please provide feedback to: MartinTimmerman@gmail.com