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TROJANS HEADING TO STATE! Here’s how they compare to 1A Opponent Borden

March 22, 2013
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This Saturday morning on WTCA  am1050 at 10:30am,  you can catch the 1A & 2A broadcast of the State Finals.  This will be the first meeting between the Triton Trojans and the Bordan Braves in the Class 1A game.   This game very easily could be a defensive battle to start the finals in Indy!    Here’s how they stack up….
Triton    Category                         Borden
.479        FG Percentage               .491
.296        3-Pt. FG Percentage    .356
.660        FT Percentage               .714
30.0       Rebound Average         27.7
54.0       Points Per Game            58.4
42.8       Points Allowed PG       45.4
+12.4    Points Differential       +13.0

 

TRITON TROJANS:

• Tied for 10th in AP Class A poll; unranked in state coaches poll.
• Triton seeking its second Class A state championship in its fourth appearance in the boys basketball state finals.

• Team rank tied for eighth in state in scoring defense allowing opponents only 42.8 ppg.  Have held four of five tourney        foes to 41 points or less.

• Trojans upset #6 Lafayette Central Catholic 40-32 on Saturday to win their fourth semi-state championship in six              seasons. It was the third straight time Triton had beaten Central Catholic in the Lafayette Jeff Semi-State (2008, 2009).
• Triton was led by Clay Yeo with 16 points in its semi-state victory. Team only attempted 29 field goals in the game.

• Began season 2-3 but have gone 18-2 since including its current 12-game winning streak.

• Trojans will face their fourth top 10 team this tournament with a championship on the line when they face #10 Borden
on Saturday. Team defeated #8 Marquette Catholic  47-46 for the sectional title, #4 Pioneer 53-41 for the regional title and #6 Lafayette Central Catholic 40-32 for the semi-state crown.

• 10-1 vs. other Class A teams; 4-1 vs. 2A teams; 5-3 vs. 3A teams; 1-0 vs. 4A teams.

• Co-champions of the Northern State Conference with 6-1 record.

TRITON Basketball State Finals History
State Champion: (1) 2007-08 (A)
Runner-Up: (2) 2008-09 (A), 2010-11 (A)
Appearances: (4) 2007-08 (A), 2008-09 (A), 2010-11 (A), 2012-
13 (A)
TRITON School’s IHSAA State Championship History (4)
Baseball (1) 2000-01 (A)
Boys Basketball (1) 2007-08 (A)
Girls Basketball (2) 1999-00 (A), 2000-01 (A)

 

BORDEN BRAVES

• Tied for 10th in AP Class A poll; unranked in state coaches poll.
• First state finals appearance by a Borden team in any IHSAA team sport (baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball).

• Braves began season on a nine-game winning streak and have reached the state championship game on another nine-game winning streak.

• Team ranks 19th in state in scoring defense allowing opponents only 45.3 ppg. Have held four of six tourney opponents to 44 points or less.

• In Saturday’s 47-44 semi-state victory over University, the Braves closed out the game on a 10-3 run for its fourth
consecutive come-from-behind victory. They’ve won the last three tournament games by a combined five points.

• Borden is 11-0 against teams that fi nished their season with an above-.500 record while the Braves are 12-3 against teams with records below .500.

• Borden is 7-1 in games decided by three points or fewer or in overtime this season.

• Defeated #3 Barr-Reeve, the only ranked team its faced this tournament so far, 43-42, for the regional championship.

• Braves are 17-1 vs. other Class A teams; 5-1 vs. 2A teams; 1-1 vs. 3A teams.

• Champions of the Southern Conference with 5-0 record.

BORDEN Boys Basketball State Finals History
First Appearance
BORDEN School’s IHSAA State Championship History
This would be the school’s fi rst state championship in any team sport.

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