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2002 Standings Click here

Playoff format and Tie Breakers

Playoff Teams 2002 Playoff Dates
NIFL Playoffs First Round
Atlantic Conference
Sunday 7/14 5:00
Tennessee ThunderCats 42
Knoxville, Tennessee
10-4 Wild Card
Lake Charles LandSharks 40
Lake Charles Louisiana
13-1 South Champion
Saturday 7/13 7:00
Louisiana Rangers 32
Alexandria Louisiana
8-6 East Champion
Ohio Valley Greyhounds 51
Wheeling, West Virginia
12-1 North Champion
Pacific Conference
Monday 7/15 7:05
Omaha Beef 40
Omaha, Nebraska
9-5 Wild Card
Bismarck Roughriders 69
Bismarck, North Dakota
11-3 West Champion
Friday 7/12 7:00
Billings Outlaws 54
Billings, Montana
10-4 Wild Card
Lincoln Capitols 51
Lincoln, Nebraska
10-4 North Champion
NIFL Conference Championships
Atlantic Conference Championship
Saturday7/20 7:30
Tennessee ThunderCats 24
Knoxville, Tennessee
11-4 Wild Card
Ohio Valley Greyhounds 45
Wheeling, West Virginia
13-1 North Champion
Pacific Conference Championship
Monday 7/22
Billings Outlaws 59
Billings, Montana
11-4 Wild Card
Bismarck Roughriders 56
Bismarck, North Dakota
12-3 West Champion
NIFL Championship Game
 
Saturday 8/3 8:05 PM
Billings Outlaws 52
Billings, Montana
12-5 Pacific Conference Champion
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Ohio Valley Greyhounds 55
Wheeling, West Virginia
15-1 Atlantic Conference Champion
Division Winners: Best overall record within the division
Wildcard spots: Best overall record within conference (of remaining teams)

Atlantic Conference

  • Lake Charles Land Sharks
    13-1 Number 1 Seed
    South divisional winner
  • Ohio Valley Greyhounds
    12-2 Number 2 Seed
  • Louisiana Rangers
    8-6 Number 3 Seed
    East divisional winner
    North divisional winner
  • Tennessee ThunderCats
    10-4 Number 4 Seed
    Wild Card

Pacific Conference

  • Bismarck Roughriders
    11-3 Number 1 Seed
    West divisional winner
  • Lincoln Capitols
    10-4 Number 2 Seed
    North divisional winner
  • Billings Outlaws
    10-4 Number 3 Seed
    Wild Card
  • Omaha Beef
    9-5 Number 4 Seed
    Wild Card

Click here for playoff format update. 7/03/02

  • First round Weekend of July 12th -15
  • Conference Championship Weekend of July 20th & 21st
  • Championship Game August 3rd or 4th
    (dates subject to venue availability)

Tiebreaker Formula

  1. Division Records
  2. Head to head records
  3. Total points among head to head games
  4. Point differential in regular season games
  5. Total offensive points in all regular season games
  6. Coin toss

2002 Standings
 

Atlantic East
Team Overall
W-L-T
Division
W-L-T
Pct PF PA Home
W-L-T
Road
W-L-T

Louisiana Rangers
Alexandria, LA
Division Champion

8-6-0 3-1-0 571 609 601 4-2-0 4-4-0

Tupelo FireAnts
Tupelo, MS

4-10-0 1-3-0 286 395 597 2-5-0 2-5-0

Mississippi FireDogs
Biloxi, MS

3-11-0 2-2-0 214 387 546 2-5-0 1-6-0
 
Atlantic North
Team Overall
W-L-T
Division
W-L-T
Pct PF PA Home
W-L-T
Road
W-L-T

Ohio Valley Greyhounds
Wheeling, WV
Division Champion

12-1-0 7-1-0 923 741 386 7-0-0 5-1-0

Tennessee ThunderCats
Knoxville, TN
Wild Card

10-4-0 4-3-0 715 707 512 6-1-0 4-3-0

Winston Salem Energy
Winston/Salem, NC

5-8-0 2-4-0 440 627 589 4-2-0 1-6-0

River City Renegades
St Louis, MO

1-13-0 1-6-0 071 283 780 1-6-0 0-7-0
 
Atlantic South
Team Overall
W-L-T
Division
W-L-T
Pct PF PA Home
W-L-T
Road
W-L-T

Lake Charles LandSharks
Lake Charles, LA
Division Champion

13-1-0 6-0-0 929 601 365 6-0-0 7-1-0

Austin Knights
Austin, TX

9-5-0 4-3-0 643 639 533 4-3-0 5-2-0

Houma Bayou Bucks
Houma, LA

5-9-0 2-5-0 357 518 541 3-5-0 2-4-0

Oklahoma Crude
Enid, OK

1-13-0 1-5-0 071 315 703 1-6-0 0-7-0
 
Pacific North
Team All
W-L-T
Div
W-L-T
Pct PF PA

Lincoln
Capitols

10-4-0 6-2-0 714 746 557

Omaha
Beef

9-5-0 5-3-0 643 653 465

Sioux City
Bandits

9-5-0 4-4-0 643 599 456

Tri City
Diesel

7-7-0 5-3-0 500 555 589

LaCrosse
Night TrainI

1-13-0 0-8-0 071 377 721
 
Pacific West
Team All
W-L-T
Div
W-L-T
Pct PF PA

Bismarck
Roughriders

11-3-0 9-2-0 786 682 643

Billings
Outlaws

10-4-0 6-4-0 714 727 585

Sioux Falls
Storm

8-6-0 5-3-0 571 598 511

Rapid City
Red Dogs

6-8-0 2-7-0 429 556 620

Wyoming
Cavalry

3-11-0 1-7-0 214 581 689
 
Pacific West
Team Overall
W-L-T
Division
W-L-T
Pct PF PA Home
W-L-T
Road
W-L-T

Bismarck Roughriders
Bismarck, ND
Division Champion

11-3-0 9-2-0 786 682 643 6-1-0 5-2-0

Billings Outlaws
Billings, MT
Wild Card

10-4-0 6-4-0 714 727 585 6-1-0 4-2-0

Sioux Falls Storm
Sioux Falls, SD

8-6-0 5-3-0 571 598 511 6-1-0 2-5-0

Rapid City Red Dogs
Rapid City, SD

6-8-0 2-7-0 429 556 620 3-4-0 3-4-0

Wyoming Cavalry
Casper, WY

3-11-0 1-7-0 214 581 689 2-5-0 1-6-0
 
 
 
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