Meanwhile, five CAA teams are ranked among the nation's top 70 D-I schools, according to the current RPI ratings released by Collegiate Basketball News: George Mason is No. 19; UNC Wilmington is No. 37; Hofstra is No. 46; Old Dominion is No. 52; VCU is No. 69.
The annual CAA men's basketball tournament, featuring all 12 teams, will take place at the Richmond Coliseum, Mar. 3-6. At this point maybe half of them seem capable of winning it. The tournament's champion receives an automatic bid to the NCAA's Big Dance.