These are the latest Southern Conference projections based on our NCAA College Basketball Ratings. These projections for the Southern are based on actual results of previous games and our predicted results for games upcoming in the future. The rank (or seed) for each team is only based upon their projected finish in the conference. Our latest update to these projections was done on 2/21/2018.
Southern Projected Conference Standings
|Rank||Team||All Games||Conference Games||Actual||Projected||Actual||Projected|
Projected Southern Tournament Bids
Our full list of NCAA Tournament and NIT Tournament projections can be found here. The below list contains our latest NCAA Tournament projections for teams within the Southern Conference. The “Bracket Rating” is based on a proprietary formula that projects a team’s bracket seeding by the NCAA Tournament committee.
Southern Conference Tournament Predictions
Below are the odds to advance to each stage of the Southern Conference Tournament. The table below is based on 1,000 simulations. Another caveat is that this simulation is based on the projected final seed of each Southern team. The Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament is played in the first week of March and features ten teams on a neutral court.
Regular Season Champion: TBD
Tournament Site: U.S. Cellular Center (Asheville, NC)
First Round: March 2nd, 2018
Quarterfinals: March 3rd, 2018
Semifinals: March 4th, 2018
Finals: March 5th, 2018
|Seed||Team||To Advance To|
Southern Upcoming Conference Games with Projections
Every projection takes into account the ability of each team, home court advantage, and other factors that make for accurate predictions.
|Date||Away Team||Away Prob to Win||Home Team||Home Prob to Win||Game Projection|
|2/23||Mercer||74.3%||Citadel||25.7%||Mercer wins by 7|
|2/23||Wofford||17.7%||ETSU||82.3%||ETSU wins by 10|
|2/23||Chattanooga||7.8%||UNC Greensboro||92.2%||UNC Greensboro wins by 15|
|2/23||Samford||54%||VMI||46%||Samford wins by 2|
|2/23||Furman||77.2%||W Carolina||22.8%||Furman wins by 8|
|2/25||Furman||29.7%||ETSU||70.3%||ETSU wins by 7|
|2/25||Samford||7.8%||UNC Greensboro||92.2%||UNC Greensboro wins by 15|
|2/25||Chattanooga||51.8%||VMI||48.2%||Chattanooga wins by 1|
|2/25||Citadel||32.1%||W Carolina||68%||W Carolina wins by 6|
|2/25||Mercer||43.5%||Wofford||56.5%||Wofford wins by 2|
Projections in Other Conferences
For other conferences, please see below.
|AAC||ACC||America East||Atlantic 10|
|Atlantic Sun||Big 12||Big East||Big Sky|
|Big South||Big Ten||Big West||Colonial|
|Conference USA||Horizon||Ivy League||MAAC|