The CAA's second tier was limited by inconsistency, but still produced enough quality wins to keep the conference RPI high.
Led by UNC Wilmington, Hofstra and a competitive middle tier of teams, the CAA had one of the country's highest RPI's in 2015-2016.
The Tribe have already pulled one upset against an ACC team this year. They beat NC State in the season opener. The Hoos, though, are much better than the Wolfpack, much deeper and have more size.