Omni Rankingsô 2017-2018 Men's college basketball ratings through 12/9/17 games
Southland 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 Lamar 71.92 142 71.92 69.04 69.31 212 4 1 0 0 W2   1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 at UTEP 76.96 vs CSU Bakersfield 60.28
2 Stephen F. Austin 70.34 161 70.34 65.71 64.25 334 6 1 0 0 W5   4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 0 at Louisiana Tech 74.38 vs Louisiana Monroe 66.44
3 Central Arkansas 68.28 183 68.28 60.16 66.08 311 5 5 0 0 W2 5-5 3 0 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 2 at California 82.52 at Tulsa 59.49
4 New Orleans 65.81 224 67.05 65.28 76.33 24 0 5 0 0 L5   0 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 at Houston 67.94 at Oakland 63.59
5 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 64.81 236 69.52 64.81 71.79 127 0 6 0 0 L6   0 1 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 at Georgia 71.77 at Texas State 62.17
6 Houston Baptist 63.58 256 64.44 61.28 74.26 52 1 7 0 0 L2   1 0 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 3 1 3 vs Texas State 73.58 vs Detroit Mercy 58.15
7 Sam Houston State 62.92 267 63.22 61.80 71.72 130 1 4 0 0 L1   0 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 2 vs Santa Clara 68.86 vs College of Charleston 60.68
8 Abilene Christian 62.73 269 62.73 58.15 67.68 267 4 3 0 0 W3   1 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 2 vs Bowling Green 68.91 vs USC Upstate 56.43
9 Southeastern Louisiana 60.75 294 60.75 57.29 68.55 238 3 3 0 0 W3   0 0 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 at Kent State 68.20 at Tulane 53.31
10 Nicholls State 59.85 299 62.59 59.85 68.90 224 2 5 0 0 L3   0 2 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 at UT Rio Grande Valley 65.84 vs Louisiana Lafayette 52.78
11 Incarnate Word             0 3 0 0 L3   0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 vs Loyola Marymount 60.36 at Houston 51.83
12 Northwestern State 57.04 324 58.37 54.36 74.08 56 1 4 0 0 L1   0 1 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 at Louisiana Monroe 70.88 vs Rice 46.72
13 McNeese State 54.05 336 56.79 52.99 72.61 108 0 5 0 0 L5   0 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 at Loyola Marymount 64.75 at North Texas 43.11
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 Central Arkansas at California W 96 - 69 82.52 1 Central Arkansas at California W 96 - 69 17.97 1 Southeastern Louisiana at Kent State W 70 - 66 17.59
2 Lamar at UTEP W 66 - 52 76.96 2 Northwestern State at Louisiana Monroe W 76 - 61 16.52 2 Northwestern State at Louisiana Monroe W 76 - 61 17.24
3 Stephen F. Austin at Louisiana Tech W 85 - 83 74.38 3 Houston Baptist vs Texas State W 71 - 52 12.30 3 Abilene Christian vs Bowling Green W 88 - 83 15.25
4 Stephen F. Austin vs Rice W 81 - 62 73.79 4 McNeese State at Loyola Marymount L 86 - 92 OT 11.76 4 Abilene Christian at Campbell W 85 - 80 OT 11.12
5 Houston Baptist vs Texas State W 71 - 52 73.58 5 Central Arkansas at UCLA L 101 - 106 OT 11.59 5 Stephen F. Austin at Louisiana Tech W 85 - 83 10.44
6 Lamar vs Coastal Carolina W 66 - 60 73.04 6 Southeastern Louisiana at Kent State W 70 - 66 10.90 6 Abilene Christian at Air Force W 62 - 58 9.63
7 Lamar at Coastal Carolina W 69 - 67 OT 72.79 7 Abilene Christian vs Bowling Green W 88 - 83 10.26 7 Southeastern Louisiana at Samford W 77 - 71 7.62
8 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at Georgia L 65 - 68 71.77 8 Lamar at UTEP W 66 - 52 7.92 8 Central Arkansas at California W 96 - 69 7.49
9 Central Arkansas at UCLA L 101 - 106 OT 71.75 9 Houston Baptist at Belmont L 88 - 93 7.65 9 Houston Baptist vs Texas State W 71 - 52 4.58
10 Central Arkansas vs Alcorn State W 102 - 76 71.60 10 Central Arkansas vs Alcorn State W 102 - 76 7.58 10 Lamar at Coastal Carolina W 69 - 67 OT 2.18
Southland projected standings Southland tournament bracket Most probable outcome realized Most probable outcome unrealized
Conference Overall 1 Lamar
Rank Team W L W L  
1 Lamar 13 5 19 7 4 New Orleans @ Katy, TX Lamar
2 Stephen F. Austin 13 5 19 8      
3 Central Arkansas 12 6 17 13 5 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi @ Katy, TX New Orleans  
4 New Orleans 11 7 11 15      
5 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 10 8 10 15 @ Katy, TX Texas A&M-Corpus Christi @ Katy, TX Lamar
6 Houston Baptist 9 9 11 17     2018 Southland
7 Abilene Christian 9 9 13 14 8 Sam Houston State 2 Stephen F. Austin   Men's Basketball
8 Sam Houston State 8 10 11 16     Tournament Champion
9 Southeastern Louisiana 8 10 12 16 3 Central Arkansas @ Katy, TX Stephen F. Austin  
10 Nicholls State 8 10 10 17    
11 Incarnate Word 6 12 6 18 6 Houston Baptist @ Katy, TX Central Arkansas
12 Northwestern State 6 12 7 18    
13 McNeese State 5 13 5 20 @ Katy, TX Houston Baptist
 
7 Abilene Christian
Southland tournament probabilities Outcome realized Outcome unrealized
Probabilities based on current ratings and projected tournament bracket
Reaching Reaching Winning
Seed Team semifinals final tournament
1 Lamar 100.00% 69.97% 41.00%
2 Stephen F. Austin 100.00% 61.31% 31.43%
3 Central Arkansas 65.20% 28.49% 12.87%
4 New Orleans 55.61% 17.82% 7.19%
5 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 26.19% 7.70% 2.88%
6 Houston Baptist 18.91% 5.73% 1.84%
7 Abilene Christian 15.89% 4.47% 1.33%
8 Sam Houston State 18.20% 4.51% 1.46% © Omni Rankings