No. 20 Oklahoma, Texas battle for position in Big 12
No. 20 Oklahoma and Texas, bunched up in the middle of a tight Big 12 race, enter Saturday's game in Austin seeking to get back momentum and to boost their postseason resumes.
Anything goes as No. 8 Texas Tech heads to Baylor
Nothing is predictable a few weeks into the Big 12 season. Two teams that typify that sentiment get together Saturday when No. 8 Texas Tech travels to tangle with Baylor at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.
No. 5 Gonzaga preps for lone matchup with Portland
While Portland must play No. 5 Gonzaga on Saturday, the Pilots face the Bulldogs only once and they do it at home because of the West Coast Conference's reduced schedule from 18 games to 16 this season.
Williams compares Barrett's game to Harden
Jay Williams says Duke's RJ Barrett needs to play at an elite form in the absence of Tre Jones, then compares his game to James Harden.
Buffalo's key: Slowing opponents down on D
While the Bulls have found success by pushing the ball, their real edge has come on defense, as they've forced foes to play at a plodding pace.
College hoops experts predict: Duke vs. UVA, other marquee matchups
Virginia's trip to Cameron Indoor Stadium to meet Duke highlights this weekend's schedule. Here's who the experts are picking in the top matchups.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|12||Michigan StateMSU||Big Ten||31-7||13||8||4||--|
- 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).