Omni Rankingsô 2017-2018 Men's college basketball ratings through 12/9/17 games
Sun Belt 17-18 16-17 15-16 -5
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
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 UT Arlington 77.94 75 82.46 77.12 70.35 170 6 3 0 0 L2   3 1 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 5 0 at BYU 87.15 vs North Texas 70.67
2 Louisiana Lafayette 74.85 101 74.85 69.58 67.01 284 5 2 0 0 W3   2 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 2 4 0 at Nicholls State 82.62 vs McNeese State 68.88
3 Georgia State 74.46 108 79.26 74.46 67.81 263 5 3 0 0 W1   2 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 4 1 at Rice 83.56 vs Prairie View 61.28
4 Georgia Southern 73.45 123 75.38 70.37 69.03 220 5 2 0 0 W1   2 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 2 2 3 0 vs CSU Bakersfield 79.21 vs Savannah State 67.73
5 Troy 72.88 135 74.24 69.28 66.41 303 4 4 0 0 L1   2 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 1 1 3 2 vs UIC 78.70 vs North Dakota 66.34
6 Coastal Carolina 71.45 150 72.30 68.17 71.76 128 3 5 0 0 L1   0 2 1 2 2 1 0 1 1 3 2 1 at South Carolina 77.51 vs Wofford 62.69
7 Appalachian State 67.66 191 68.30 61.56 69.73 195 3 6 0 0 L2   2 0 0 4 1 2 0 0 1 3 2 3 vs Davidson 79.98 vs Western Michigan 57.04
8 Texas State 66.39 214 69.36 66.39 64.01 338 4 5 0 0 L2   2 1 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 5 at Pacific 73.59 at Houston Baptist 57.06
9 South Alabama 65.22 233 70.18 65.22 67.20 279 4 4 0 0 L1   2 1 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 4 2 vs Maine 72.74 at FIU 52.38
10 Louisiana Monroe 64.67 238 68.10 64.67 69.22 214 2 5 0 0 L2   2 1 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 2 at TCU 71.52 vs Northwestern State 51.58
11 Arkansas State 61.55 284 68.01 61.55 64.98 329 2 6 0 0 L4   2 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 vs Howard 69.17 vs UT Martin 55.61
12 UALR 58.94 312 63.71 57.73 65.47 320 2 6 0 0 L2   2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 vs Central Arkansas 63.37 vs Robert Morris 52.90
Sun Belt top performances Sun Belt surprise performances Sun Belt upset wins
Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating
1 UT Arlington at BYU W 89 - 75 87.15 1 Appalachian State vs Davidson W 78 - 62 16.32 1 Appalachian State vs Davidson W 78 - 62 15.78
2 Georgia State vs Eastern Washington W 68 - 50 83.19 2 UT Arlington at BYU W 89 - 75 10.03 2 Appalachian State vs UTEP W 76 - 72 6.43
3 UT Arlington at Alabama L 76 - 77 83.15 3 Louisiana Lafayette at Nicholls State W 105 - 80 9.81 3 Texas State at Pacific W 85 - 78 5.34
4 UT Arlington vs Western Carolina W 89 - 65 82.63 4 Louisiana Lafayette vs Savannah State W 115 - 82 9.02 4 UT Arlington at BYU W 89 - 75 5.32
5 Louisiana Lafayette at Nicholls State W 105 - 80 82.62 5 Georgia Southern vs CSU Bakersfield W 77 - 53 8.84 5 Coastal Carolina vs Iona W 89 - 84 5.10
6 UT Arlington vs Rice W 69 - 49 80.66 6 Coastal Carolina at South Carolina L 78 - 80 7.58 6 Troy at ETSU W 73 - 65 4.48
7 Georgia State vs Tulane W 70 - 59 80.46 7 Appalachian State vs USF W 84 - 61 7.16 7 Louisiana Lafayette vs Iowa W 80 - 71 3.90
8 Appalachian State vs Davidson W 78 - 62 79.98 8 Coastal Carolina vs UTSA W 83 - 69 7.03 8 UALR vs Central Arkansas W 71 - 65 3.22
9 Louisiana Lafayette vs Iowa W 80 - 71 79.28 9 Louisiana Lafayette vs Iowa W 80 - 71 6.69 9 Georgia Southern vs Missouri State W 74 - 73 1.77
10 Georgia Southern vs CSU Bakersfield W 77 - 53 79.21 10 Troy at ETSU W 73 - 65 6.46 10      
Sun Belt projected standings Sun Belt tournament bracket Most probable outcome realized Most probable outcome unrealized
Conference Overall         1 UT Arlington                        
Rank Team W L W L                                    
1 UT Arlington 13 5 21 9 8 Texas State @ New Orleans, LA UT Arlington                
2 Louisiana Lafayette 12 6 19 10                        
3 Georgia State 12 6 18 11   @ New Orleans, LA Texas State                  
4 Georgia Southern 11 7 19 10                              
5 Troy 11 7 16 13 9 South Alabama         @ New Orleans, LA UT Arlington        
6 Coastal Carolina 11 7 15 13                              
7 Appalachian State 9 9 12 17         4 Georgia Southern            
8 Texas State 7 11 12 17                        
9 South Alabama 7 11 12 17 5 Troy @ New Orleans, LA Georgia Southern          
10 Louisiana Monroe 7 11 10 16                        
11 Arkansas State 5 13 8 21   @ New Orleans, LA Troy                  
12 UALR 4 14 7 22                              
12 UALR                 @ New Orleans, LA UT Arlington
                            2018 Sun Belt
Sun Belt tournament probabilities Outcome realized Outcome unrealized         2 Louisiana Lafayette           Men's Basketball
Probabilities based on current ratings and projected tournament bracket                       Tournament Champion
Reaching Reaching Winning 7 Appalachian State @ New Orleans, LA Louisiana Lafayette          
Seed Team semifinals final tournament                  
1 UT Arlington 81.64% 52.87% 33.38%   @ New Orleans, LA Appalachian State            
2 Louisiana Lafayette 73.68% 40.76% 19.79%                        
3 Georgia State 64.63% 35.54% 16.85% 10 Louisiana Monroe         @ New Orleans, LA Louisiana Lafayette        
4 Georgia Southern 56.89% 24.45% 12.20%                                    
5 Troy 40.94% 16.95% 8.17%         3 Georgia State                  
6 Coastal Carolina 31.53% 14.56% 5.63%                              
7 Appalachian State 17.26% 5.91% 1.70% 6 Coastal Carolina @ New Orleans, LA Georgia State                
8 Texas State 10.38% 3.22% 0.96%                              
9 South Alabama 7.98% 2.24% 0.61%   @ New Orleans, LA Coastal Carolina                        
10 Louisiana Monroe 9.07% 2.42% 0.53%                                    
11 Arkansas State 3.84% 0.81% 0.13% 11 Arkansas State                                
12 UALR 2.17% 0.27% 0.04% © Omni Rankings