Hicks, Walker combine for 51 pts; Morehead St. beats UMKC
A.J. Hicks had a career-high 28 points and Jordan Walker scored 23, including five of Morehead State's 15 3-pointers, to help Morehead State never trailed in its 99-89 win over UMKC on Friday night in the 2K Empire Classic sub-regional game.
UCLA VS SFPA
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.
NCAAM RPI Leader
- 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).