With the season down to the last two weekends of play, the race for the top six positions and resulting conference tourney berths is still wide open – nobody has been mathematically eliminated. It was been a season of surprises, upsets and unexpected results. Some of the more notable examples include:
WT loses to ENM and TWU
Midwestern loses to ECO
ACU loses to SWOSO and beats
Angelo loses to ECO
SWOSU wins three conference games and still has three to play.
What is likely to happen?
WT and Midwestern both have 12 points. Both could easily run the table. WT has the easier road, with Angelo and
Midwestern goes to SWOSU and
TWU, Commerce and SWOSU are all sitting on nine points. TWU and Commerce could also win out. Commerce plays at
NOSU is the longest shot to make post-season play, with four points currently. The Riverhawks travel to TWU and Commerce, then have WT and ENM at home.
WT and Midwestern run the table, with WT getting the tourney host nod on a head to head victory, although Midwestern also gets a first round bye.
Commerce guts up a 3-1 finish for #4 seed.
ACU finishes 1-2 for 5th .
TWU splits 2-2 for the last spot.