The SoCon tourney features four teams with 20+ wins in the field for the first time ever. With that kind of balance at the top, this could be one of the most exciting conference tournaments of the season. UNCG, Mercer, and Furman have combined to lose just four games in the month of February. And ETSU looked like the team to beat all season until a recent slide. There’s going to be some good basketball this weekend at US Cellular Center.

 

2018 SoCon Tournament Overview

All 10 Southern teams make the conference tournament, with the top six seeds receiving a bye. The entire tourney will be played over four days in Asheville, North Carolina. The first round tips off at 5 p.m ET today, with the Final being played on Monday night. You can stream all SoCon tournament games on WatchESPN.

I will first take an in-depth look at the three favorites to come through the SoCon bracket then finish up with a potential sleeper and R1 ATS predictions.

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