Omni Rankingsô 2017-2018 Men's college basketball ratings
Conference USA 17-18 16-17 15-16 -5
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Home court factor = 3.50 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 Middle Tennessee 83.42 40 83.42 79.82 77.08 12 6 1 0 0 W5   2 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 1 0 vs Ole Miss 88.73 vs Belmont 74.53
2 Old Dominion 80.31 59 80.63 77.15 69.35 208 7 3 0 0 W2 7-3 4 0 1 2 2 1 0 1 2 1 5 1 vs Bowling Green 89.43 at William & Mary 71.43
3 UAB 78.55 71 79.36 75.15 70.91 152 4 4 0 0 L1   3 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 1 2 3 1 vs Chattanooga 87.79 vs Richmond 63.74
4 WKU 78.48 72 78.48 68.45 75.13 34 5 2 0 0 W4   3 1 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 1 3 0 vs Eastern Kentucky 83.69 vs Nicholls State 70.47
5 Louisiana Tech 74.67 102 75.05 72.70 68.30 253 5 2 0 0 W1   3 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 4 1 at Alabama 78.93 vs Stephen F. Austin 68.78
6 UTSA 70.01 163 70.01 65.15 70.52 165 4 5 0 0 W1   2 0 1 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 4 0 vs Houston Baptist 73.50 vs Coastal Carolina 60.46
7 Marshall 69.10 173 69.21 64.95 67.05 282 6 3 0 0 W3   5 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 2 vs Akron 78.42 at William & Mary 60.12
8 UTEP 66.68 207 69.43 63.76 73.28 79 2 6 0 0 W2   2 2 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 4 2 1 vs New Mexico 74.06 vs Lamar 58.71
9 FIU 66.59 210 66.59 62.11 71.45 141 1 4 0 0 W1   1 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 vs South Alabama 79.43 vs Stetson 59.94
10 Florida Atlantic 66.08 221 66.08 60.34 69.33 209 3 3 0 0 W2   1 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 2 2 1 at FGCU 75.36 vs Towson 58.27
11 North Texas 63.53 259 63.53 55.08 66.89 287 4 5 0 0 W2   4 1 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 4 2 vs McNeese State 74.61 vs UT Rio Grande Valley 51.09
12 Southern Miss 61.81 278 63.64 61.81 69.60 202 1 4 0 0 L2   0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 at Michigan 67.03 vs Northern Colorado 56.02
13 Charlotte 61.16 291 66.22 61.16 69.04 219 2 5 0 0 L3   2 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 2 at Oklahoma State 67.20 vs Wake Forest 54.44
14 Rice 60.76 293 65.09 60.76 70.77 158 1 7 0 0 L5   0 3 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 3 1 3 at Northwestern State 73.40 at Stephen F. Austin 57.27
C-USA top performances C-USA surprise performances C-USA upset wins
Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating
1 Old Dominion vs Bowling Green W 88 - 46 89.43 1 FIU vs South Alabama W 87 - 58 16.05 1 WKU vs Purdue W 77 - 73 21.20
2 Middle Tennessee vs Ole Miss W 77 - 58 88.73 2 North Texas vs McNeese State W 85 - 47 13.67 2 Florida Atlantic at FGCU W 92 - 88 19.30
3 UAB vs Chattanooga W 89 - 47 87.79 3 Marshall vs Akron W 86 - 64 13.46 3 Marshall at Toledo W 93 - 87 9.81
4 Middle Tennessee vs FGCU W 85 - 72 86.43 4 North Texas at Oklahoma L 72 - 82 12.73 4 WKU vs SMU W 63 - 61 8.90
5 Middle Tennessee at FGCU W 81 - 76 85.12 5 WKU vs Purdue W 77 - 73 12.71 5 UTEP vs New Mexico W 88 - 76 7.95
6 Old Dominion vs Indiana State W 62 - 44 84.25 6 UAB vs Chattanooga W 89 - 47 12.65 6 Florida Atlantic vs Northern Illinois W 77 - 67 6.81
7 WKU vs Eastern Kentucky W 83 - 51 83.69 7 Florida Atlantic at FGCU W 92 - 88 11.75 7 North Texas vs Indiana State W 79 - 76 OT 5.73
8 WKU vs Purdue W 77 - 73 83.64 8 Old Dominion vs Bowling Green W 88 - 46 11.10 8 Marshall vs Akron W 86 - 64 3.75
9 UAB at Troy W 90 - 78 83.59 9 North Texas at UT Arlington L 60 - 65 10.79 9 Middle Tennessee at FGCU W 81 - 76 2.34
10 Old Dominion vs Dayton W 75 - 67 82.17 10 Rice at Northwestern State W 87 - 65 10.69 10 FIU vs South Alabama W 87 - 58 1.54
C-USA projected standings C-USA tournament bracket Most probable outcome realized Most probable outcome unrealized
Conference Overall 1 Middle Tennessee
Rank Team W L W L  
1 Middle Tennessee 14 4 22 5 8 UTEP @ Frisco, TX Middle Tennessee
2 Old Dominion 14 4 23 7      
3 UAB 12 6 19 10 @ Frisco, TX UTEP  
4 WKU 12 6 21 9    
5 Louisiana Tech 11 7 18 10 9 FIU @ Frisco, TX Middle Tennessee
6 UTSA 10 8 14 14    
7 Marshall 8 10 15 15 4 WKU    
8 UTEP 8 10 12 16      
9 FIU 8 10 12 16 5 Louisiana Tech @ Frisco, TX WKU  
10 Florida Atlantic 8 10 11 16      
11 North Texas 6 12 11 18 @ Frisco, TX Louisiana Tech  
12 Southern Miss 5 13 7 20    
13 Charlotte 5 13 8 20 12 Southern Miss @ Frisco, TX Middle Tennessee
14 Rice 5 13 7 22   2018 C-USA
2 Old Dominion   Men's Basketball
    Tournament Champion
C-USA tournament probabilities Outcome realized Outcome unrealized 7 Marshall @ Frisco, TX Old Dominion  
Probabilities based on current ratings and projected tournament bracket        
Reaching Reaching Winning @ Frisco, TX Marshall    
Seed Team semifinals final tournament      
1 Middle Tennessee 88.87% 60.85% 39.11% 10 Florida Atlantic @ Frisco, TX Old Dominion
2 Old Dominion 82.13% 49.97% 24.13%  
3 UAB 77.97% 39.47% 17.04% 3 UAB  
4 WKU 66.13% 26.68% 13.32%    
5 Louisiana Tech 31.95% 9.80% 3.81% 6 UTSA @ Frisco, TX UAB
6 UTSA 17.84% 4.99% 1.09%    
7 Marshall 11.88% 3.53% 0.71% @ Frisco, TX UTSA
8 UTEP 5.62% 1.26% 0.25%  
9 FIU 5.51% 1.23% 0.24% 11 North Texas
10 Florida Atlantic 6.00% 1.38% 0.21%
11 North Texas 4.19% 0.66% 0.07%
12 Southern Miss 1.91% 0.18% 0.02% © Omni Rankings