Fleeing violence in Sudan, TCU's Kouat Noi found a home in Australia
TCU star forward Kouat Noi fled the violence of Sudan and found comfort and peace in Australia and on the basketball court.
Defense shines as FAU tops Rice 60-41
Xavian Stapleton had 14 points as Florida Atlantic beat Rice 60-41 on Saturday. Karlis Silins added 10 points for Florida Atlantic, who held Rice to 26.7 percent shooting, the lowest mark of the season for a Florida Atlantic opponent.
Moretti knocks down 3-pointer
Texas Tech is pulling away as Davide Moretti nails a 3-pointer.
Xavier's Scruggs rocks the rim with dunk
Xavier guard Paul Scruggs drives past a defender and throws down a thunderous dunk.
Xavier's Jones glides to rim for the jam
Xavier forward Naji Marshall bounces a pass to forward Tyrique Jones, who shakes a defender for the easy flush.
No. 13 Villanova begins travels with test at St. John's
Villanova coach Jay Wright says his 13th ranked Wildcats are ready for the challenge of playing three consecutive Big East Conference road games.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|9||Ohio StateOSU||Big Ten||29-8||9||11||4||11|
|16||Michigan StateMSU||Big Ten||27-9||16||2||7||8|
|19||Kansas StateKSU||Big 12||27-8||30||30||14||21|
|20||Oklahoma StateOKST||Big 12||24-9||32||34||24||26|
|21||Saint LouisSLU||A 10||28-7||35||96||23||16|
|22||Notre DameND||Big East||25-10||36||21||22||36|
- 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).