A10 solid 5 and possible two.....
I really believe 5 teams have identified themselves as contenders for the extremely likely(85%)A10 3 playoff bids.
In no particular order.....
UNH (4-0)- Really pretty tough schedule left, but with Santos and Ball and no losses - they are the team to beat.
UMass(3-1) - interesting game @ Towson on 10/14 - but look to have easist road.
Towson(4-0) - Played their 3 easist games, and passed the first test with a road win at Hofstra, but the road gets only tougher. If the Tigers beat Maine at home next weekend, which I feel is possible, and even likely - they are really solidly in this thing at 5-0 entering their game with UMASS.
Richmond (4-0) - They've played argueably their 4 easist games. No doubt they entered the year as one of the teams to beat, and have done little to change that thought. If they were to pull off the upset next weekend, they would become "the" team to beat. Thought I could see Richmond still finishing 10-1 even with a loss next week.
JMU (3-1) - For JMU I'll open with this - I "could" see UNH, UMASS, and Richmond all finishing with LESS then 3 losses and I don't think 4 A10 teams go this year to the playoffs. Yes, 8-3 may not be good enough. UNH is almost a very needed win. We lose at UNH and we are really behind the "A10 ball" with a 4-2 record. @UNH, @ Richmond, and @ Towson. Our work is cut out for us - and the odds are against us making the playoffs in my opinion. If we make the playoffs with a healthy team, we're in good shape for the playoffs. We have the hardest remaining schedule and do have loss one already under our belts.
Possible 2 .......
UD - 2 losses this early is a killer, but if they can win at NU next week, they still have a shot. Games at Richmond and at JMU make their chances look a bit thin.
Maine - If Maine wins at Towson, they could be 7-2 going into their last two games against UMass and UNH. If Maine losses next week their playoff hopes are over. It's very likely their OOC scheduling(@ BC and @ Youngstown State) has killed the playoff chances of a decent team.
JMU, The Pride of VA and Ohio