These are the latest Summit League Conference projections based on our NCAA College Basketball Ratings. These projections for the Summit 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.
Summit Projected Conference Standings
|Rank||Team||All Games||Conference Games||Actual||Projected||Actual||Projected|
|1||S Dakota St||23||6||24.1||6.9||11||1||12.1||1.9|
|5||N Dakota St||13||15||14.2||15.8||4||8||5.2||8.8|
Projected Summit 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 Summit League Conference. The “Bracket Rating” is based on a proprietary formula that projects a team’s bracket seeding by the NCAA Tournament committee.
|S Dakota St||13||2.933|
Summit Conference Tournament Predictions
Below are the odds to advance to each stage of the Summit League 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 Summit team. The Summit League Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket features the eight teams from the league in a standard eight team playoff.
Regular Season Champion: TBD
Tournament Site: Denny Sanford Premier Center (Sioux Falls, SD)
Quarterfinals: March 4th and 5th, 2018
Semifinals: March 6th, 2018
Finals: March 7th, 2018
|Seed||Team||To Advance To||Semis||Finals||To Win|
Summit 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|
|2/22||N Dakota St||61.8%||W Illinois||38.2%||N Dakota St wins by 4|
|2/22||Oral Roberts||52.2%||NE Omaha||47.8%||Oral Roberts wins by 1|
|2/22||South Dakota||46.7%||S Dakota St||53.3%||S Dakota St wins by 1|
|2/24||S Dakota St||61.5%||IPFW||38.5%||S Dakota St wins by 4|
|2/24||Denver||57.8%||W Illinois||42.2%||Denver wins by 3|
|2/24||N Dakota St||61.1%||NE Omaha||38.9%||N Dakota St wins by 4|
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|