Seeding and Selection- Basketball

The NMAA staff will seed & select teams for the 2023-2024 State Championships utilizing the following criteria in NMAA Bylaw 7.11 as voted on by the Board of Directors:
Finish in regular season district play
Head to Head
Wins against district champions regardless of class
Overall Record
MaxPreps Rankings
Member School Input (see following form) - To be submitted by head coach prior to 8:00 AM on the day of seeding. Note: Football “School Input Form" will be submitted prior to 4PM on the day of seeding.

NOTE: In the event of a tie among criteria points, head to head will be used to break the tie. If there is no head to head competition, or the head to head competition is tied, then MaxPreps Strength of Schedule will be used to break the tie.

**NOTE: 7.11.3 D was eliminated by Board vote in June of 2014; therefore district schools can play each other in the first round of State.

The state championship brackets will be released on the following dates prior to 10:00 PM.

Soccer- Oct, 29, 2023
Football- Six Man & Eight Man- Oct. 21, 2023;
Class 2A-6A- Oct. 28, 2023
Volleyball- Nov. 12, 2023
Basketball- March 3, 2024
Baseball- 1A-5A: May 5, 2024
Softball- 4A-5A: May 5, 2024;
A/2A-3A: May 12, 2024

The District Chairperson is asked to submit a 'District Placement Form' (see attached form) prior to 8:00 AM on the day of seeding. Note: Football 'District Placement Forms' will be submitted following the final game in that district but no later than 4PM.

To be submitted by the head coach after the season is complete and no later than the deadlines specified below:

Class A-5A:
        • March 3, 2024 (8:00 AM)

        Sally Marquez
        NMAA Executive Director
  • Seeding