UIW currently holds the sixth seed for the Southland Conference Tournament, and while it hasn't mathematically clinched one of the eight tournament bids, it's looking more and more likely that the team will wrap one of those up soon.
#Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
As of Monday, February 3rd, there's a three-way tie atop the conference, with Stephen F. Austin, Texas A&M - Corpus Christi, and Sam Houston State all sporting 9-2 conference record. A fourth in-state team, Abilene Christian, is right behind them at 7-3 in conference play. All four teams have an overall winning percentage of at least .700.
Using Synergy's tracking technology, we've found the Top 10 performers in points per possession across the state of Texas in a variety of different play types.
We dove into some advanced stats to find out which players are the most efficient in certain in-game situations.
The Top 100 WBB players, according to PER, in Texas.
The Top 100 MBB players, according to PER, in Texas.
The mid-major teams are often the most overlooked teams in any level of college basketball. However, some teams in the state of Texas are gaining national attention for their accomplishments over the first half of the season.
Prior to Tuesday night, it’d been 150 games since No. 1 Duke lost a non-conference game at home. It was the longest active streak in Division I basketball, and it fell to the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks, 85-83 in overtime inside Cameron Indoor in dramatic fashion.
A full rundown of men's basketball in the state of Texas from a preview to the All-Texas team to rankings and conference projections!