Tuesday, December 18, 2018

SoCon Basketball - Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018


Only one game was played Monday night, and six are scheduled for Tuesday against 4 different conferences.  The SoCon has a real opportunity to improve the overall conference RPI.


Monday's game result -

Houston Baptist - 61
Samford  -  85
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Samford's Josh Sharkey scored 24 points to lead the Bulldogs past Houston Baptist 85-61 on Monday night.  Robert Allen scored a career-high 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the Bulldogs who hit 12 of 24 three-pointers and got 19 second-chance points off of 11 offensive rebounds. Jalon Gates scored 17 points, Ian DuBose had 16 with a career-high 13 rebounds and Oliver Lynch-Daniels scored 12 for the Huskies.


Tuesday's games -

The Citadel (8-2, 2-2 Away) at Campbell (5-4, 3-1 Home)  7 pm   ESPN+

Radford (6-4, 3-3 Away) at UNCG (10-2, 5-0 Home)   7 pm

Mercer (4-6, 0-5 Away) at Florida (5-4, 3-1 Home)   8 pm  SECN

Chattanooga (5-7, 1-4 Away) at UT Martin (4-4, 4-0 Home)  8:30 pm   ESPN+

Western Carolina (3-9, 1-6 Away) at #23 Iowa (8-2, 5-1 Home)   9 pm  BTN


This season's SoCon out-of-conference record:  (as of 12-12-18)
American Athletic ................................................1-1
Atlantic Coast ..................................................... 0-7
Atlantic Sun ........................................................ 5-1
Big 12 ..................................................................0-3
Big East ...............................................................1-1
Big South .......................................................... 10-3
Big Ten .................................................................0-2
Colonial ............................................................... 5-2
Conference USA ................................................. 2-3
Horizon ............................................................... 1-1
Independent ........................................................ 0-0
Ivy ....................................................................... 0-0
Mid-American ...................................................... 0-0
Mid-Eastern Athletic ............................................ 4-1
Missouri Valley .................................................... 1-0
Mountain West .................................................... 0-0
Non-Division I .....................................................22-0
Ohio Valley .......................................................... 6-3
Pac-12 ................................................................. 0-0
Patriot .................................................................. 0-1
Southeastern ....................................................... 1-4
Southland ............................................................ 2-0
Southwestern Athletic ......................................... 2-0
Summit ................................................................ 2-0
Sun Belt .............................................................. 2-5
Western Athletic .................................................. 1-0


Conference RPI  - RealTime RPI   (as of 12-17-18)
#13 Southern Conference
#17 Sun Belt
#18 CAA
#22 Atlantic Sun
#26 OVC
#29 Big South


NCAA NET Rankings     (12-16-18)
 26 - Furman
 53 - Wofford
 86 - UNCG
 96 - Samford
110 - Citadel
123 - ETSU
212 - Mercer
278 - Chattanooga
282 - Western Carolina
330 - VMI


Conference Standings

Basketball (M)ConferenceOverall
Furman1 - 012 - 0
The Citadel1 - 08 - 2
Wofford1 - 09 - 3
Chattanooga1 - 05 - 7
UNCG0 - 010 - 2
Samford0 - 010 - 2
ETSU0 - 18 - 4
VMI0 - 15 - 7
Mercer0 - 14 - 6
Western Carolina0 - 13 - 9


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