Prochet helps Niagara hold off Wyoming 72-67
Marvin Prochet had 23 points and 12 rebounds on Friday night and Niagara held off Wyoming for a 72-67 win.
Loyola New Orleans upends McNeese 79-78, spoils home opener
Zach Wrightsil scored 20 points, Myles Burns 16 and each was clutch in the final 71 seconds as NAIA-member Loyola of New Orleans battled past McNeese 79-78, the upset spoiling the Cowboys' inauguration of a new, on-campus arena Friday night.
Middle Tennessee holds off Charleston Southern 76-73
Antonio Green scored 22 points for his third straight 20-point game, Reggie Scurry added 12 points and Middle Tennessee held off Charleston Southern 76-73 on Friday night.
Hampton scores 32; Youngstown State beats Columbia 94-83
Kendale Hampton scored a career-high 32 points to lead Youngstown State to a 94-83 victory over Columbia on Friday night in the Johnny Bach Classic.
Kenic's 19 pts lead Cleveland St. past S.C. State 84-69
Stefan Kenic led five players in double-digit scoring with 19 points and Cleveland State beat South Carolina State 84-69 on Friday night.
Fordham downs FIU 83-77 behind Honor's 28 points
Nick Honor scored 28 points on 9-of-16 shooting, Jesse Bunting added18 points and 11 rebounds and Fordham shot 12 free throws down the stretch to beat Florida International 83-77 in the first game of the Johnny Bach Classic on Friday night.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|1||Kent StateKENT||MAC E||28-7||59||143||34||--|
|3||Miami (OH)M-OH||MAC E||17-16||91||73||105||--|
|4||Western MichiganWMU||MAC W||20-12||94||171||118||--|
|6||Central MichiganCMU||MAC W||14-17||178||153||183||--|
|7||Eastern MichiganEMU||MAC W||14-17||199||202||200||--|
|10||Bowling GreenBGSU||MAC E||13-17||224||176||191||--|
|11||Ball StateBALL||MAC W||6-24||244||130||292||--|
|12||Northern IllinoisNIU||MAC W||6-22||290||147||286||--|
- 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).