The Lions currently hold No. 28 in the NET Rankings and the KenPom number of 21 is near the all-time high for the program. The vital statistics are looking great for Pat Chambers’ team, riding a two-game winning streak that has evened the conference record. While the numbers all look pretty good for the team, other than the adjusted non-conference strength of schedule, really only one number should matter from this point forward when it comes to the team’s chances of making the NCAA tournament.
Conference wins, that is the most important number. Right now the Lions have 4 with 12 games remaining.