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MHSAA 2020 Playoff Football Pairings

MHSAA 2020 Playoff Football Pairings
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Posted at 6:02 AM, Oct 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-26 06:02:38-04

LANSING, Mich. — The MHSAA released the 2020 Playoff Football Pairings.

According to the MHSAA website this will be a playoffs unlike any other in history.

"For the first time this season, all 11-player teams were divided into eight divisions before play began. Because of the shortened 2020 regular season due to COVID-19, all 11-player teams were then divided into Districts of up to eight teams each, then paired into four regions. For 8-player, teams also were divided into two divisions before the start of play this fall, and the top 32 teams in each division based on playoff-point average were selected to a postseason field of 64 teams, which were then divided into four regions of eight teams apiece.

Pairings for the first four weeks of the tournament are based on regular-season playoff point averages, with the highest-ranked team hosting, regardless of the distance between the two schools. For District First Round and Regional First Round play, the top-seeded team in each bracket will host the eighth-seeded team; and the second-seeded team will host the seventh-seeded team, etc."

Find the list of match-ups here, https://www.mhsaa.com/sports/football/pairings#Div=1

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