Omni Rankingsô 2017-2018 Men's college basketball ratings through 12/9/17 games
Missouri Valley 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 Valparaiso 79.77 63 83.58 79.77 69.32 211 6 2 0 0 L2   3 0 1 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 5 0 at SIUE 86.87 at Purdue 72.18
2 Northern Iowa 79.42 65 79.72 74.73 76.04 26 6 2 0 0 W2   4 0 0 1 2 1 2 2 2 0 2 0 vs SMU 81.88 vs Villanova 76.58
3 Loyola (IL) 76.92 85 76.92 73.13 66.42 302 9 1 0 0 W3 9-1 5 0 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 8 0 at Florida 86.35 at Boise State 60.80
4 Missouri State 76.43 87 76.98 73.72 65.89 313 8 2 0 0 W6 8-2 3 1 2 0 3 1 0 0 2 1 6 1 vs South Dakota State 85.11 vs Manhattan 68.88
5 Evansville 74.10 112 75.12 72.78 68.74 233 7 2 0 0 W2   5 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 6 1 at Bowling Green 81.37 at New Mexico 65.73
6 Illinois State 73.09 130 80.55 73.09 76.69 18 3 6 0 0 L2   1 2 0 3 2 1 1 1 2 4 0 1 vs South Carolina 85.16 vs Charleston Southern 67.48
7 Bradley 71.73 145 73.51 70.40 69.96 187 6 2 0 0 L1   4 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 2 5 0 vs Vermont 75.57 at San Diego State 65.31
8 Southern Illinois 69.49 169 74.14 69.49 67.29 277 3 4 0 0 L2   2 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 2 vs SIUE 77.19 at Louisville 62.45
9 Indiana State 69.00 176 74.55 69.00 69.39 207 2 5 0 0 L1   1 1 1 1 0 3 0 1 1 2 1 2 at Indiana 80.33 vs Ball State 63.57
10 Drake 68.24 184 68.43 66.87 68.29 254 4 4 0 0 W1   2 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 1 3 3 1 vs Omaha 73.75 at South Dakota 60.92
MVC top performances MVC surprise performances MVC upset wins
Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating
1 Loyola (IL) at Florida W 65 - 59 86.35 1 Loyola (IL) at Florida W 65 - 59 11.90 1 Loyola (IL) at Florida W 65 - 59 17.49
2 Valparaiso vs Southeastern Louisiana W 83 - 50 85.20 2 Missouri State vs South Dakota State W 73 - 53 11.39 2 Illinois State vs South Carolina W 69 - 65 9.64
3 Illinois State vs South Carolina W 69 - 65 85.16 3 Loyola (IL) vs UNC Wilmington W 102 - 78 10.46 3 Northern Iowa vs SMU W 61 - 58 6.86
4 Missouri State vs South Dakota State W 73 - 53 85.11 4 Evansville at Bowling Green W 91 - 76 8.59 4 Northern Iowa vs UNLV W 77 - 68 OT 2.86
5 Loyola (IL) vs UNC Wilmington W 102 - 78 83.85 5 Southern Illinois vs SIUE W 86 - 59 7.18 5 Evansville vs Fresno State W 59 - 57 2.74
6 Illinois State vs Tulsa W 84 - 68 82.25 6 Illinois State vs South Carolina W 69 - 65 6.93 6 Missouri State vs South Dakota State W 73 - 53 1.70
7 Northern Iowa vs SMU W 61 - 58 81.88 7 Drake vs Omaha W 93 - 74 6.88 7 Evansville at Bowling Green W 91 - 76 1.38
8 Valparaiso vs Samford W 88 - 67 81.61 8 Loyola (IL) vs UIC W 85 - 61 6.59 8      
9 Northern Iowa vs NC State W 64 - 60 81.40 9 Missouri State at North Dakota State W 71 - 58 5.19 9      
10 Evansville at Bowling Green W 91 - 76 81.37 10 Illinois State vs Tulsa W 84 - 68 5.10 10      
MVC projected standings MVC tournament bracket Most probable outcome realized Most probable outcome unrealized
Conference Overall         1 Valparaiso                        
Rank Team W L W L                                    
1 Valparaiso 12 6 20 9 8 Southern Illinois @ St. Louis, MO Valparaiso                
2 Northern Iowa 12 6 19 9                        
3 Loyola (IL) 11 7 20 9   @ St. Louis, MO Southern Illinois                  
4 Missouri State 10 8 20 10                              
5 Evansville 9 9 17 12 9 Indiana State         @ St. Louis, MO Valparaiso        
6 Illinois State 9 9 13 16                              
7 Bradley 8 10 16 14         4 Missouri State            
8 Southern Illinois 7 11 13 17                        
9 Indiana State 6 12 10 18           @ St. Louis, MO Missouri State          
10 Drake 6 12 12 18                              
        5 Evansville                  
                                   
MVC tournament probabilities Outcome realized Outcome unrealized                           @ St. Louis, MO Valparaiso
Probabilities based on current ratings and projected tournament bracket                             2018 MVC
Reaching Reaching Winning         2 Northern Iowa           Men's Basketball
Seed Team semifinals final tournament                       Tournament Champion
1 Valparaiso 78.53% 49.46% 28.77% 7 Bradley @ St. Louis, MO Northern Iowa          
2 Northern Iowa 75.13% 46.45% 26.24%                  
3 Loyola (IL) 61.59% 30.08% 14.77%   @ St. Louis, MO Bradley            
4 Missouri State 57.14% 26.57% 12.82%                        
5 Evansville 42.86% 17.11% 7.08% 10 Drake         @ St. Louis, MO Northern Iowa        
6 Illinois State 38.41% 14.56% 5.52%                                    
7 Bradley 16.94% 6.59% 2.25%         3 Loyola (IL)                  
8 Southern Illinois 11.32% 3.69% 1.07%                              
9 Indiana State 10.15% 3.17% 0.88%           @ St. Louis, MO Loyola (IL)                
10 Drake 7.93% 2.33% 0.59%                                    
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