There's been a good deal of chatter about seeding teams for the purpose of creating a more balanced draw in the IHSAA boys basketball tournament.

While it's all hypothetical under the current selection format, here's a capsule look at how the various sites involving area schools may have shaken out in such a scenario. Draws and hosts are not taken into account, so rankings do not necessarily reflect a likelihood for winning the sectional.

Factors include overall record, record against teams in the sectional, strength of schedule and recent play.

(By Jim Peters,, 219-548-4363)