Western Carolina beats NCCAA's Hiwassee College 95-55
Matt Halvorsen scored 26 points, leading five players in double-figure scoring and Western Carolina picked up its first win of the season, beating Hiwassee College 94-55 on Saturday.
Beard scores 26 points, leads FIU past Columbia 98-87
Brian Beard Jr. scored 26 points and tied his career high with 10 assists, Devon Andrews added 17 points with 11 rebounds and Florida International beat Columbia 98-87 on Saturday at the Johnny Bach Classic.
Veal has triple-double, SE Louisiana beats Stetson 69-57
Marlain Veal had a triple-double as Southeastern Louisiana rallied in the second half to beat Stetson 69-57 on Saturday.
Pridgett free throws lift Montana past Miami (Ohio), 73-71
Sayeed Pridgett hit two free throws with a second left to lift Montana to its second straight victory in the Islands of the Bahamas Showcase tournament in Nassau, a 73-71 win over Miami (Ohio) on Saturday.
Drexel beats back La Salle with Demir at end in 89-84 win
Troy Harper scored 24 points and Alihan Demir added 21 and Drexel beat La Salle 89-84 on Saturday.
Lyons leads Furman to stunning upset of No. 8 Villanova
Jordan Lyons scored 17 points, Matt Rafferty and Clay Mounce each had 15, and Furman stunned defending national champion Villanova in overtime, 76-68, on Saturday.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|3||Kent StateKENT||MAC E||21-14||142||198||138||133|
|4||Western MichiganWMU||MAC W||22-13||146||176||128||131|
|7||Bowling GreenBGSU||MAC E||13-19||222||224||258||274|
|8||Ball StateBALL||MAC W||15-15||251||258||209||236|
|9||Miami (OH)M-OH||MAC E||9-22||264||135||274||261|
|10||Eastern MichiganEMU||MAC W||16-18||272||201||233||241|
|11||Central MichiganCMU||MAC W||11-20||277||208||270||268|
|12||Northern IllinoisNIU||MAC W||5-25||321||276||308||331|
- 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).