435 Main Ave S | Renton, WA 98057 | (425) 687-8585
February 2017

2/23/2017 - LEAP Student Blog: "Legacy" by Dylan Mooers, Tumwater HS

2/22/2017 - Regional Basketball & Hardwood Classic Tournament Central

2/13/2017 - Basketball RPI Rankings Finalized

2/13/2017 - LEAP Student Blog: "Senior Year" by Lindsey Lindgren, Oakesdale HS

2/8/2017 - WIAA Newsletter | February 2017

2/5/2017 - WIAA Football Summit meeting (Monday, Feb 6th) cancelled due to weather and hazardous travel conditions.

Basketball RPI Rankings Finalized

RENTON, Wash. – The WIAA's inaugural basketball RPI was finalized Monday, Feb. 13 following a review period which allowed coaches and athletic directors to confirm their regular-season schedules. These rankings, as currently shown on WIAA.com, will seed the Hardwood Classic after schools qualify through their District Tournaments.

“The Executive Board and WIAA staff thank all the athletic directors and basketball coaches for their diligence in regard to score entry,” said WIAA Executive Director Mike Colbrese. “Without their dedication this kind of seeding tool would not be possible, which I believe is a step toward improving a great tournament.”

The RPI goes hand-in-hand with the new Hardwood Classic format where 16 teams per classification will play at regional sites on Friday or Saturday of week one (Feb. 24-25). Four games involving the top eight seeds based on RPI rankings will be played with the winner advancing to the second round at the Championship site with a bye, while the losing team will still advance to the first round at the Championship site.

The other four games involving seed Nos. 9-16 will be loser-out contests. Winners of those games will play the losers of the four games involving seed Nos. 1-8. Round 1 games of week two (March 1) will be single elimination and the tournament will continue with an eight-team modified double elimination format in rounds 2-4 (March 2-4) of week two. Six trophies will be awarded per gender per classification.

An example bracket of the new format can be found on WIAA.com.
Sign up for RSS Feed
Washington Interscholastic Activities Association  |   435 Main Ave S   |  Renton, WA 98057  |  (425) 687-8585  |  © 2021
    Mission & Strategic Plan
    WIAA Staff
    Member School Directory
    Districts & Leagues
    Classifications 2020-2024
    Executive Board
    COVID-19 Planning
        Softball (Slowpitch)
    Statewide League Standings
    Brackets & Past Results
    Tournament Central
    WIAA Live Mobile App
    State Championship Dates
        2020-21 State Championship Dates
        2021-22 State Championship Dates
        Media Credential Registration
    Ticket Prices
    Tournament History
    Tournament Regulations
    Allocations & Draw Criteria
    Athlete of the Week
    Women in Sport Summit
    Mind Gym Wednesdays
    Team of the Month
    Smart Choices Scholarship Program
    Game of the Week
    Scholastic Cup
    Scholastic Awards Program
    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee
    Hall of Fame
        Hall of Fame Home
    WOA/WIAA Co-Op Agreement
    Health & Wellness
        Concussion Management Guidelines
        Sudden Cardiac Arrest Guidelines
        Heat Index Calculator
        Asthma Info For Coaches
        Sideline Asthma Basics
        Catastrophic Injury and Fatality Reporting
    Member School Directory
    College Eligibility
    Arbiter Resource Center
    MaxPreps Resource Center
    Order Handbooks and Rule Books
    Athletic Directors
    Coaches School
    2-Minute Drill Archive
    Job Openings
    Games Wanted