Omni Rankingsô 2017-2018 Men's college basketball ratings through 12/9/17 games
Southern 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 UNCG 75.82 93 76.05 73.28 66.61 298 4 3 0 0 W2   3 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 1 vs Elon 84.58 at Presbyterian 64.23
2 Mercer 75.56 95 78.84 72.71 70.22 176 4 4 0 0 W1   2 0 1 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 3 1 at Liberty 83.43 at Tennessee 71.36
3 ETSU 73.77 118 73.77 70.79 70.37 168 5 3 0 0 W3   3 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 4 0 vs Northern Kentucky 81.55 vs Troy 65.62
4 Furman 71.37 152 73.38 69.02 68.77 231 6 3 0 0 W3   4 1 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 5 1 vs New Hampshire 77.46 vs Winthrop 55.54
5 Chattanooga 65.41 228 68.94 64.05 69.85 192 2 5 0 0 L1   2 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 2 vs Jacksonville State 69.54 at UAB 56.29
6 Wofford 65.09 234 66.56 62.91 74.57 41 3 4 0 0 W2   2 1 1 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 2 at Coastal Carolina 72.51 at UNC Asheville 59.14
7 Samford 61.55 283 65.98 59.85 72.42 111 2 8 0 0 L3 2-8 2 1 0 7 0 0 0 2 0 4 2 2 vs Alabama A&M 67.41 at Jacksonville State 53.96
8 Western Carolina 60.03 298 60.03 57.25 77.88 4 2 7 0 0 L1   1 0 0 6 1 1 0 4 0 2 2 1 vs Appalachian State 62.62 at Cincinnati 55.78
9 VMI 57.18 323 57.49 53.33 65.08 325 3 5 0 0 W1   2 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 at Charleston Southern 65.49 at NC State 50.70
10 Citadel 52.94 339 57.00 52.02 68.56 237 2 5 0 0 W1   1 2 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 at High Point 63.53 vs UMBC 44.39
SoCon top performances SoCon surprise performances SoCon upset wins
Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating
1 UNCG vs Elon W 75 - 44 84.58 1 UNCG vs Elon W 75 - 44 11.06 1 Citadel at High Point W 79 - 77 16.93
2 Mercer at Liberty W 63 - 48 83.43 2 VMI at Charleston Southern W 76 - 68 10.00 2 Wofford at Coastal Carolina W 87 - 81 12.89
3 Mercer vs Drexel W 78 - 59 81.81 3 ETSU vs Northern Kentucky W 84 - 71 9.73 3 VMI at Charleston Southern W 76 - 68 11.58
4 ETSU vs Northern Kentucky W 84 - 71 81.55 4 Mercer at Liberty W 63 - 48 9.68 4 Citadel vs James Madison W 84 - 82 6.74
5 Furman vs New Hampshire W 78 - 64 77.46 5 Wofford at Coastal Carolina W 87 - 81 9.61 5 ETSU vs Northern Kentucky W 84 - 71 5.76
6 UNCG vs Longwood W 71 - 40 76.58 6 Citadel at High Point W 79 - 77 9.52 6 Western Carolina vs Appalachian State W 72 - 71 5.41
7 UNCG vs Delaware W 79 - 66 76.16 7 VMI vs Presbyterian W 78 - 58 8.16 7 Mercer at Liberty W 63 - 48 3.56
8 Mercer vs Jackson State W 86 - 58 75.83 8 Samford at Memphis L 64 - 65 6.72 8 UNCG at Liberty W 76 - 75 3OT 2.24
9 Mercer at Memphis L 81 - 83 2OT 75.15 9 Furman vs New Hampshire W 78 - 64 6.62 9      
10 Furman vs Northeastern W 78 - 67 75.04 10 Furman vs Tennessee Tech W 64 - 50 5.57 10      
SoCon projected standings SoCon tournament bracket Most probable outcome realized Most probable outcome unrealized
Conference Overall         1 UNCG                        
Rank Team W L W L                                    
1 UNCG 14 4 20 8 8 Western Carolina @ Asheville, NC UNCG                
2 Mercer 14 4 19 10                        
3 ETSU 13 5 19 10   @ Asheville, NC Western Carolina                  
4 Furman 12 6 18 11                              
5 Chattanooga 9 9 12 17 9 VMI         @ Asheville, NC UNCG        
6 Wofford 9 9 13 15                              
7 Samford 7 11 9 20         4 Furman            
8 Western Carolina 6 12 9 20                        
9 VMI 5 13 8 19           @ Asheville, NC Furman          
10 Citadel 3 15 5 22                              
        5 Chattanooga                  
                                   
SoCon tournament probabilities Outcome realized Outcome unrealized                           @ Asheville, NC UNCG
Probabilities based on current ratings and projected tournament bracket                             2018 SoCon
Reaching Reaching Winning         2 Mercer           Men's Basketball
Seed Team semifinals final tournament                       Tournament Champion
1 UNCG 88.97% 60.69% 33.82% 7 Samford @ Asheville, NC Mercer          
2 Mercer 87.36% 53.60% 30.24%                  
3 ETSU 74.46% 36.77% 18.82%   @ Asheville, NC Samford            
4 Furman 67.58% 28.13% 11.98%                        
5 Chattanooga 32.42% 8.70% 2.34% 10 Citadel         @ Asheville, NC Mercer        
6 Wofford 25.54% 6.85% 1.89%                                    
7 Samford 11.18% 2.63% 0.53%         3 ETSU                  
8 Western Carolina 7.30% 1.78% 0.29%                              
9 VMI 3.73% 0.69% 0.08%           @ Asheville, NC ETSU                
10 Citadel 1.46% 0.14% 0.01%                                    
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