GEORGE WASHINGTON Colonials (19-6; 7-4 A-10)
at RICHMOND Spiders (17-8; 7-3 A-10)
7:00 pm | Robins Center
Wednesday, February 19
Duquesne at St. Bonaventure* | 7:00 pm | SNY (TD)/ROOT
Saint Louis at George Mason* | 7:00 pm | NBCSN
Saint Joseph’s at Rhode Island* | 7:00 pm | CSN PA/OSN
La Salle at Dayton* | 9:00 pm | CBSSN
Saint Louis, which has won a record 16 straight, moved up to 10 in both polls this week. VCU is receiving votes in both polls also.
In the latest Bracketologies, Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com has five A-10 teams in his bracket (UMass, Saint Joseph’s Saint Louis, VCU, George Washington) and he lists Richmond and Dayton among his first four out. ESPN’s Joe Lunardi has six A-10 teams in the Big Dance (UMass, Saint Louis, VCU, George Washington, Saint Joseph’s and Richmond).
The Atlantic 10 completed its non-conference schedule by winning 71 percent of those non-league games. A-10 teams also have registered six wins over ranked teams and 16 wins against the big five conferences (ACC, Big 10, Big 12, SEC, Pac-12).
The A-10 has nine of its 13 teams in the top 90 of the RPI ratings, six teams in the RPI top 100 and seven teams in the top 68 (NCAA Tournament field size). The league also ranks sixth among all conferences in the RPI and has nine teams in the top 100 of the Pomeroy Ratings and eight in the Sagarin Ratings top 100.