YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The High School Basketball Game of the Week season tips off this Friday with a Steel Valley rivalry game between Chaney and Ursuline.

The Cowboys have won their last six meetings with Ursuline. Five of those six matchups have been decided by eight points or less.

The Irish last defeated Chaney on February 26, 2011, by the score of 76-53. Ursuline advanced to the Division III Regional Final that year featuring a roster with Devonte Jenkins and Kyrie Gregorey earning All-State honors.

High School Boys Basketball Game of the Week
Friday, January 7, 2022 at 7 p.m. (LIVE on MyYTV)
Chaney (6-4) at Ursuline (5-4)

You can watch the ‘Game of the Week’:
Digital over the air at 33.2
Armstrong Cable Channel 13 and 108
Comcast Cable Channel 3
Direct TV Channel 15
MyYTV – Spectrum Channel 997 or 1008

Last 5 Meetings
Feb. 12, 2021 – Chaney, 63-55
Jan. 26, 2021 – Chaney, 67-62
Jan. 28, 2020 – Chaney, 63-55
Jan. 14, 2020 – Chaney, 77-60
Jan. 18, 2019 – Chaney, 73-65

Last Meeting
Chaney topped Ursuline, 63-55, behind Sharrod Taylor’s 21-points in mid-February of last year. Cam Lawrence also had 17 in the win. The Irish’s Brady Shannon scored a game-high 23 points.

Team Statistics
Scoring Offense: Chaney, 56.9; Ursuline, 54.6
Scoring Defense: Ursuline, 47.0; Chaney, 53.2

Game Notes
-Chaney is 4-0 when scoring 60 points or more. The Cowboys are 4-2 when allowing 52 points or less.

-In their last outing on Tuesday, the Cowboys were turned away by Cardinal Mooney – 50-38. The Cardinals outscored Chaney in the second half, 37-29. Clive Wilson led Chaney with 14 points.

-Ursuline lost three of their four games this season by eight points or less which included a two-point setback in the opener to Girard (49-47) and by five points last Tuesday at Liberty (65-60).

-In their matchup with the Leopards, Terrance Pankey scored a game-high 22 points. In his last five outings, Pankey has averaged 20 points per game.

-The Irish are a perfect 2-0 at home this season, topping Canfield (53-35) and Howland (53-37) in the middle of December.

2021-22 SVC Standings
Mooney – 1-0 (7-3)
Ursuline – 0-0 (5-4)
East – 0-0 (1-6)
Chaney – 0-1 (6-4)

Upcoming Schedule
Chaney
Jan. 8 – at Kennedy Catholic
Jan. 11 – East
Jan. 14 – Cardinal Mooney

Ursuline
Jan. 11 – at Mooney
Jan. 14 – East
Jan. 16 – Martin Luther King Tribute Tournament
Jan. 17 – Martin Luther King Tribute Tournament