These are the latest Southwestern Conference projections based on our NCAA College Basketball Ratings. These projections for the Southwestern 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 3/11/2018.
Southwestern Projected Standings
|Rank||Team||All Games||Conference Games||Actual||Projected||Actual||Projected|
|1||Ark Pine Bluff||14||21||14||21||14||7||14||7|
|8||MS Valley St||4||28||4||28||4||15||4||15|
Projected Southwestern 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 Southwestern Conference. The “Bracket Rating” is based on a proprietary formula that projects a team’s bracket seeding by the NCAA Tournament committee.
Southwestern Conference Tournament Predictions
Below are the odds to advance to each stage of the Southwestern 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 Southwestern team. Though there are ten teams in the conference, only eight will play in the SWAC Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament. Grambling and Alabama A&M are ineligible for participation in 2018 due to APR issues.
Regular Season Champion: Ark Pine Bluff
Tournament Site: Campus Sites (1st Round), Delmar Center (Houston, TX)
Quarterfinals: March 6th, 2018
Semifinals: March 9th, 2018
Finals: March 10th, 2018
|Seed||Team||To Advance To||Semis||Finals||To Win|
Southwestern 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|
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|