2012-13 Rivalry Results
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 -- Calvin 75, Hope 49
Saturday, February 9, 2013 -- Hope 73, Calvin 70
Saturday, February 23, 2013 -- Calvin 77, Hope 57
185 games, Hope leads the alltime series 96-89.
scoring difference between the teams through 185 games is less than
half-a- point (0.492) per game in favor
of Hope. Hope has scored 12,572 points, an average of 67.956 per game
while Calvin has scored 12,481 points, an average of 67.464 per game.
series started in 1920-21 with a 31-13 Hope victory.
once defeated Hope 22 consecutive times (1969-70 until the second game
in 1979-80). Hope's longest winning streak was 10 games (from the start
of 1994-95 through 1997-98 season).
- Hope's largest advantage in the series was 17 games (ending in 67-68) while Calvin's largest advantage
was 10 games (ending in 1993-94). After the 2012-13 regular season, Hope holds an eight-game advantage in the series.
the 68-69 season, Hope held a 16-win advantage in the series.
Calvin won the next 22 games to go ahead in the series
by six games. Since then (through the 2012-13 season),
the series lead has exchanged hands five times -- 85-86 Hope, 89-90
2006-07 Hope, 2006-07 Calvin and 2007-08 Hope.
the 2012-13 season, the series has been tied eight times --
1976-77 (after 88th game, 44-44), 1984-85 (106th game, 53-53), 1988-89
(116th game, 58-58), 1997-98 (140th game, 70-70), 1998-99 (142nd
game, 71-71), 2006-07 (162nd game, 81-81),
2006-07 (164th game, 82-82), and 2006-07 (166th game,
1964-65 Hope beat Calvin 104-102 in the series' highest scoring game.
series' lowest scoring game was a 26-11 Hope win in 1924-25.
was the first team to score 100 points, winning 100-90 in 1954. The
most points was by Calvin - 105-71 in 1964. There hasn't been a 100-point
game since 1972 when Calvin won, 102-89.
biggest margin of victory was 54-20 in 1921-22.
biggest margin of victory was 85-43 in 1951-52.
teams met a record five times in 2006-07. Hope won the series 3-2 in the most unusual
way. Hope defeated Calvin twice on the Knights' home floor and Calvin defeated
Hope twice in games at Hope's DeVos
Fieldhouse. The fifth-game "rubber match" was played on a neutral floor
in Aurora, Ill. with Hope prevailing 80-64 in the second round of the NCAA
teams met twice in the Grand Rapids
Hall of Fame Classic. Hope has won both games on Calvin's court, 76-54 in 2006 and 79-76 in 2009.
The Classic is now designed to avoid a Hope/Calvin game.
teams have met 14 times in the MIAA tournament since it began in
1992. The Flying Dutchmen own a 10-4 advantage and are 8-2 when the
game determined the tournament champion.
teams have met six times in the NCAA playoffs with Calvin winning
four of the six -- 92-90 ot in 1987, 95-68 in 1990, 84-79 ot in 1991
and 91-88 in 1992. Hope posted back-to-back victories in 2006 (70-67)
and 2007 (80-64).
have been eleven overtime games with Hope holding a 6-5 advantage.
Neil was in the head coaching position for the first time in 2010-11
although his history with the series dates back to his Hope playing
days (1978-82) and from 1985 to 2010 as an assistant coach. As head
coach he is 6-3 versus Calvin.
coach Kevin VandeStreek versus Hope (since 1996-97) is 19-31.
owned a 33-16 advantage in games played at the Calvin College (Knollcrest)
Fieldhouse from 1965-66 thru 2007-08. Hope won the final game at Knollcrest
between the teams on 1/26/08 by 79-76. Calvin moved to its new VanNoord
Arena for the 2008-09 season. The teams split in two games played
there in the inaugural year, Calvin by 63-62 in the regular season
matchup and Hope by 69-59 in the championship game of the MIAA conference
tournament. Hope leads 5-4 at Van Noord through the first game of the
2012-13 regular season.
hosted Calvin at the Holland Civic Center for 51 years (1954-55 thru
2004-05), Hope owning a 31-24 advantage.
moved to the its Richard and Helen DeVos Fieldhouse for the 2005-06
season. Hope won the first meeting 73-55 and again in an NCAA tournament
game 70-67. Through the 2012-13 season, Hope is 9-4
versus Calvin at DeVos. Hope's only losses at DeVos Fieldhouse in its
first three years were to Calvin.
owns a 3-2 advantage when the game is played on a neutral floor. The
most recent neutral floor game occurred in 2007 with Hope defeating
Calvin 80-64 in the second round of the NCAA tournament at Aurora,
January 29, 1997 game at Van Andel Arena in downtown Grand Rapids,
a 70-56 Hope triumph, established an NCAA Division III single game
attendance record with a capacity crowd of 11,442.
-- Hope won 6-2
1930s -- Hope won 9-5
1940s -- Hope won 8-2
1950s -- A draw 10-10
1960s -- Hope won 11-9
1970s -- Calvin won 21-0
1980s -- Hope won 14-9
1990s -- A draw 13-13
2000s -- Hope won 17-14
2010s -- Hope leads 8-4