Omni Rankingsô 2016-2017 Men's college basketball ratings through 4/3/17 games
Southland 16-17 15-16 14-15 -5
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Home court factor = 2.86 Record vs D-I teams
Season range Schedule strength Overall Conference Home Road Neutral vs 1-50 vs 51-150 vs 151+
Rank Team Rating D-I rank Max Min Rating D-I rank W L W L Streak Last 10 W L W L W L W L W L W L Highest single-game rating Lowest single-game rating
1 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 71.95 136 74.04 65.11 66.16 289 21 12 12 6 L1 7-3 13 2 7 9 1 1 0 2 1 2 20 8 at UMBC 80.21 at Stephen F. Austin 50.41
2 New Orleans 67.90 193 68.48 54.59 66.42 275 17 12 13 5 L1 7-3 8 3 7 8 2 1 0 2 2 2 15 8 vs Stephen F. Austin 74.91 at Oklahoma State 51.62
3 Lamar 65.44 229 67.95 61.59 64.19 325 15 15 10 8 L2 4-6 8 3 6 11 1 1 0 0 0 5 15 10 at Oregon State 74.26 at Sam Houston State 54.99
4 Stephen F. Austin 64.67 245 77.79 63.06 65.87 294 15 15 12 6 L2 6-4 9 2 4 10 2 3 0 3 2 1 13 11 vs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 82.31 at McNeese State 54.12
5 Houston Baptist 64.54 249 66.52 59.26 67.33 254 13 14 12 6 L2 8-2 9 1 4 12 0 1 0 4 2 2 11 8 at Sam Houston State 72.84 vs Central Arkansas 54.13
6 Southeastern Louisiana 64.34 251 67.25 59.42 64.25 324 14 16 9 9 L1 4-6 9 3 5 12 0 1 0 0 0 5 14 11 vs Nicholls State 75.49 vs Northwestern State 54.50
7 Sam Houston State 63.61 260 67.49 62.71 65.46 306 17 13 10 8 L1 4-6 10 2 5 9 2 2 0 2 2 2 15 9 vs Lamar 75.30 vs Houston Baptist 55.23
8 Northwestern State 60.53 300 62.73 57.10 66.31 284 9 16 7 11 W3 4-6 3 6 5 10 1 0 0 0 0 5 9 11 at Southeastern Louisiana 72.11 vs Lamar 50.33
9 Incarnate Word 60.20 302 69.50 59.10 66.37 278 8 17 7 11 L1 3-7 6 5 2 12 0 0 0 1 0 4 8 12 at Texas 72.86 vs Nicholls State 52.64
10 Abilene Christian 60.01 304 69.52 60.01 64.66 317 9 16 7 11 L2 5-5 5 5 4 11 0 0 0 0 0 5 9 11 at New Hampshire 75.80 vs Incarnate Word 51.59
11 Central Arkansas 58.79 309 61.58 56.16 67.42 252 8 24 7 11 L6 4-6 5 6 3 16 0 2 0 4 0 3 8 17 vs Nicholls State 70.06 at Morehead State 49.20
12 Nicholls State 58.27 318 66.16 57.07 67.12 260 10 17 7 11 L2 4-6 6 3 3 14 1 0 0 2 1 2 9 13 at Samford 71.23 at Central Arkansas 48.69
13 McNeese State 57.36 327 58.26 52.08 67.61 241 5 21 4 14 L8 1-9 2 9 3 12 0 0 0 2 0 5 5 14 vs Stephen F. Austin 67.06 at Memphis 48.92
Southland top performances Southland surprise performances Southland upset wins
Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating
1 Stephen F. Austin vs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi W 79 - 46 82.31 1 Stephen F. Austin vs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi W 79 - 46 19.26 1 McNeese State at Tulane W 70 - 63 15.98
2 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at UMBC W 79 - 61 80.21 2 New Orleans at Washington State W 70 - 54 15.76 2 New Orleans at Washington State W 70 - 54 14.67
3 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs Fort Wayne W 78 - 62 77.36 3 New Orleans vs Tulane W 74 - 59 14.37 3 New Orleans vs Tulane W 74 - 59 12.94
4 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs Georgia State W 80 - 64 76.83 4 McNeese State vs Stephen F. Austin W 69 - 54 11.69 4 Nicholls State at Samford W 106 - 103 2OT 12.83
5 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at Texas State W 73 - 69 76.17 5 McNeese State at Tulane W 70 - 63 11.68 5 Central Arkansas at Houston Baptist W 89 - 78 10.25
6 Southeastern Louisiana vs Nicholls State W 72 - 44 75.49 6 Southeastern Louisiana at UTEP W 72 - 56 11.58 6 Northwestern State at Stephen F. Austin W 72 - 67 10.19
7 Sam Houston State vs Lamar W 87 - 65 75.30 7 Southeastern Louisiana vs Nicholls State W 72 - 44 11.21 7 McNeese State at Northwestern State W 79 - 72 OT 10.13
8 New Orleans vs Stephen F. Austin W 82 - 65 74.91 8 Northwestern State at Southeastern Louisiana W 85 - 71 11.03 8 McNeese State at Incarnate Word W 87 - 79 8.09
9 New Orleans vs Central Arkansas W 84 - 61 74.56 9 Central Arkansas at Houston Baptist W 89 - 78 10.92 9 Central Arkansas at Abilene Christian W 81 - 76 7.97
10 Southeastern Louisiana vs Abilene Christian W 75 - 53 74.56 10 Lamar vs Southeastern Louisiana W 74 - 54 10.90 10 Central Arkansas at Army W 81 - 76 7.64
Southland standings Southland tournament bracket Most probable outcome realized Most probable outcome unrealized
(Abilene Christian and Incarnate Word ineligible)
Conference Overall 1 New Orleans
Rank Team W L W L  
1 New Orleans 13 5 17 12 4 Houston Baptist @ Katy, TX New Orleans
2 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 12 6 21 12      
3 Stephen F. Austin 12 6 15 15 5 Sam Houston State @ Katy, TX Sam Houston State  
4 Houston Baptist 12 6 13 14      
5 Lamar 10 8 15 15 @ Katy, TX Sam Houston State @ Katy, TX New Orleans
6 Sam Houston State 10 8 17 13     2017 Southland
7 Southeastern Louisiana 9 9 14 16 8 Central Arkansas 2 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi   Men's Basketball
8 Northwestern State 7 11 9 16     Tournament Champion
9 Incarnate Word 7 11 8 17 3 Stephen F. Austin @ Katy, TX Texas A&M-Corpus Christi  
10 Abilene Christian 7 11 9 16    
11 Central Arkansas 7 11 8 24 6 Lamar @ Katy, TX Stephen F. Austin
12 Nicholls State 7 11 10 17    
13 McNeese State 4 14 5 21 @ Katy, TX Lamar
 
7 Southeastern Louisiana
Southland tournament probabilities Outcome realized Outcome unrealized
Probabilities based on current ratings and tournament bracket
Reaching Reaching Winning
Seed Team semifinals final tournament
1 New Orleans 100.00% 58.22% 30.80%
2 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 100.00% 57.52% 30.58%
3 Stephen F. Austin 49.18% 20.68% 9.35%
4 Houston Baptist 65.49% 30.50% 15.09%
5 Sam Houston State 25.67% 9.25% 3.59%
6 Lamar 27.77% 12.30% 5.84%
7 Southeastern Louisiana 23.04% 9.50% 4.22%
8 Central Arkansas 8.84% 2.03% 0.51% © Omni Rankings