Wednesday, March 22, 2006

CAA 6-1 in Tournaments

This postseason mid-term report card came in from the CAA's Rob Washburn:

Counting both postseason men's basketball tournaments, heading into tonight's NIT quarterfinal game between CAA teams Hofstra and Old Dominion, the CAA has the best post-season winning percentage (.857, 6-1) of any Division I conference. The CAA also trails only the Big East in number of teams remaining in post-season play with three (Hofstra, ODU and NCAA Sweet 16 participant George Mason). Here are the won/loss records for the conferences at this point:

CAA: 6-1 (.857)
Big East: 15-6 (.714)
Missouri Valley: 7-3 (.700)
Pac-10: 6-3 (.667)
SEC: 9-5 (.642)
ACC: 10-7 (.588)
C-USA: 4-3 (.571)
Big Ten: 6-8 (.429)
Atlantic 10: 3-5 (.375)
Big 12: 3-6 (.333)

Update: ODU (24-9) defeated homestanding Hofstra (26-7) by a score of 61-51 on Wednesday night in Hempstead, N.Y., to advance to the NIT's semi-final round at Madison Square Garden.

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