Duke center Bolden will return for tournament
Duke center Marques Bolden, who missed the ACC tournament with a sprained knee, will return for the Blue Devils' NCAA tournament opener.
Mays scores 19, LSU escapes with 79-74 win against Yale
Skylar Mays hit four free throws in the final 15 seconds to help embattled LSU slip past 14th-seeded Yale 79-74 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.
Kalscheur, Gophers knock off Louisville 86-76
Minnesota won its first NCAA Tournament game in six years behind 24 points from freshman Gale Kalscheur as the 10th-seeded Gophers rolled past Louisville 86-76 in the opening round of the East Region on Thursday.
Bets to keep an eye on for the NCCA tourney on Thursday
Doug Kezirian, Preston Johnson, Stanford Steve and Chris Fallica reveal their best bets for Thursday's slate of games in the NCAA tournament.
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Wooden Watch: Could a contender's run this weekend upset Zion's chances?
Zion Williamson still feels like a sure choice for the Wooden Award, but a strong run this weekend from other contenders could sway voters.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|9||SE Missouri StSEMO||OVC||12-19||303||298||293||--|
- 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).