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The Benton (IL) varsity basketball team won Monday's neutral tournament game against Hamilton County (McLeansboro, IL) by a score of 43-38.

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Hamilton County----38
Benton----43
Final score provided by J. Fowler.
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Game Story

Illinois High School Basketball - Hamilton County can't hold off Benton

December 2, 2019: McLeansboro, IL 62859

The Benton Rangers basketball team scored 43 points and restricted the host Hamilton County Foxes to 38 in the Rangers non-league victory on Monday.

The Rangers now sport a 1-0 record. They put it on the line next when they travel to Johnston City for a non-league contest on Tuesday, December 3. Benton will battle a Indians team coming off a 89-43 non-league loss to Goreville (Goreville, IL). The Indians record now stands at 0-1.

The Foxes (0-1) will now prepare for their contest against Anna-Jonesboro (Anna, IL). The Wildcats come into the non-league contest with a 1-1 record. In their last contest, Anna-Jonesboro edged Hardin County (Elizabethtown, IL), 68-47, in a non-league contest.

Rankings & Records

Hamilton County (19-20)

NationalILClass
11,417444112
OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %PFPA
15-175-54-49-92-4.469.5001,5011,614

Benton (19-20)

NationalILClass
2,93313020
OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %PFPA
27-87-39-45-313-1.771.7001,8451,542

Team Scoring Averages

Q1Q2Q3Q4OT1Final
Hamilton County
8.811.812.69.84.046.9
Benton
14.113.314.612.74.052.7

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Head-to-Head

  • Benton won on 12/2/2019
    12/2 @ 5:30pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Hamilton County----38
    Benton----43

    The Hamilton County (McLeansboro, IL) varsity basketball team lost Monday's neutral tournament game against Benton (IL) by a score of 43-38.

  • Benton won on 1/20/2020
    1/20 @ 8:30pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Hamilton County51011834
    Benton167171151

    The Hamilton County (McLeansboro, IL) varsity basketball team lost Monday's away tournament game against Benton (IL) by a score of 51-34.

  • Benton won on 2/25/2020
    2/25 @ 6pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Hamilton County----35
    Benton----49

    The Hamilton County (McLeansboro, IL) varsity basketball team lost Tuesday's neutral playoff game against Benton (IL) by a score of 49-35.

Common Opponents

SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.
Hamilton County10-9Benton15-2
DateAwayHomeResultDateAwayHomeResult
12/3/19Hamilton CountyAnna-Jonesboro(L) 52-3312/6/19Anna-JonesboroBenton(W) 45-25
12/6/19Hamilton CountyGoreville(L) 90-6112/7/19BentonGoreville(L) 47-35
12/7/19Hamilton CountyHardin County(W) 64-4712/7/19Hardin CountyBenton(W) 56-44
12/7/19Hamilton CountyJohnston City(W) 64-3112/3/19Johnston CityBenton(W) 59-33
1/17/20Johnston CityHamilton County(W) 47-45
2/21/20Hamilton CountyJohnston City(W) 58-53
12/13/19Edwards CountyHamilton County(W) 62-322/8/20BentonEdwards County(W) 69-36
2/7/20Hamilton CountyEdwards County(W) 50-47
12/17/19Hamilton CountyFairfield(L) 77-522/28/20BentonFairfield(W) 58-45
2/11/20FairfieldHamilton County(L) 71-32
12/20/19Hamilton CountyCarmi-White County(W) 53-4112/17/19BentonCarmi-White County(W) 64-34
2/14/20Carmi-White CountyHamilton County(L) 73-68
12/26/19Hamilton CountyFrankfort(L) 68-3712/20/19BentonFrankfort(W) 50-30
2/7/20FrankfortBenton(W) 56-45
12/28/19Hamilton CountyHarrisburg(W) 55-471/3/20HarrisburgBenton(W) 69-53
2/14/20BentonHarrisburg(W) 68-52
2/26/20BentonHarrisburg(W) 54-53
1/14/20Hamilton CountyCarterville(L) 67-592/1/20CartervilleBenton(W) 63-49
1/22/20Hamilton CountyPinckneyville(L) 59-241/25/20PinckneyvilleBenton(L) 64-60
1/24/20Hamilton CountyVandalia(W) 49-471/22/20BentonVandalia(W) 62-49
1/25/20Hamilton CountySesser-Valier(L) 40-221/24/20Sesser-ValierBenton(W) 47-39
1/25/20Hamilton CountyMeridian(W) 65-461/25/20MeridianBenton(W) 76-62

Record Breakdown

Hamilton County (19-20)

Benton (19-20)

15-17
Overall
27-8
5-5
League
7-3
3-4
Non-League
6-1
0-3
Head to Head
3-0
10-9
Common Opponent
15-2
4-4
Home
9-4
9-9
Away
5-3
2-4
Neutral
13-1
0-1
Playoff
3-1
15-17
In-State
26-8
0-0
Out-of-State
1-0