Tyler Hall scored scored 18 points and Montana State used a big second half to defeat Binghamton 74-64 on Tuesday in the opening game of the Cancun Challenge.
Freshman David Jenkins Jr. scored a season-high 23 points, including big baskets down the stretch, and South Dakota State fended off Iowa 80-72 in a consolation-bracket semifinal at the Cayman Islands Classic on Tuesday.
Missouri freshman forward Michael Porter Jr. will have back surgery and he is likely out for the remainder of the season, the school announced on Tuesday.
Villanova has won handily over Columbia, Nicholls State and Lafayette in its first three games.
Miami hits the road for the first time after sweeping a three-game homestand, but if ever the phrase a "home away from home" applied, it fits this situation.
No. 2 Arizona will take its show on the road as it leaves McKale Center for the first time this season to play in the Bahamas for the Battle 4 Atlantis event beginning Wednesday.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|10||West VirginiaWVU||Big 12||3-1||10||230||132||--|
|15||Michigan StateMSU||Big Ten||2-1||15||144||140||--|
|21||Texas TechTTU||Big 12||4-0||21||164||9||--|
|24||Seton HallHALL||Big East||4-0||24||284||28||--|
- BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I teams.
- SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
- SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
- RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).