CIAA Divisional Championship Scenarios

By Off the BASN Sports Wire
Updated: October 21, 2004

Eastern Division 1. If Shaw defeats Virginia State, Shaw wins the eastern division by virtue of having the best record in the division.

1a. If Shaw loses to Virginia State and Virginia State loses their game versus NCCU, and Bowie State wins their final two contests, Shaw wins the division due to their record against common conference opponents.

2. If Virginia State defeats Shaw and also wins against NCCU, Virginia State wins the Eastern division by virtue of a better conference record. (5-2) 3. If Virginia State defeats Shaw and BSU loses to Virginia Union then, VSU wins the Eastern Division because of a head to head win against Shaw.

4. Bowie State is eliminated from eastern division contention by virtue of their record against common conference opponents.

* Common conference opponents are all games played against eastern divisional teams.

Western Division 1. If Fayetteville Sate wins its final two contests then FSU will win the western division.

2. If North Carolina Central loses one of its final two contests and Fayetteville State wins one of its final two contests, FSU will win the western division by virtue of a head to head win over NCCU.

3. If Fayetteville State loses one of its final two contests and NCCU wins its final two contests, NCCU will win the western division.

4. If North Carolina Central wins its final two contests and St. Augustine’s wins it final two contests, NCCU will win the western division by virtue of a head to head win over St. Augustine’s.

4. St. Augustine’s will win the western division if both NCCU and FSU lose their final two contests and St. Augustine’s wins its final two contests.

CIAA Tiebreaker Procedure: 1. Head to Head Competition 2. Common Conference Opponents 3. Coin Toss According to Article 5 Section 3.8 (e) of the 2004-2005 CIAA Policy and Procedure Handbook