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.
Kenic's 19 pts lead Cleveland St. past S.C. State 84-69
Stefan Kenic led five players in double-digit scoring with 19 points and Cleveland State beat South Carolina State 84-69 on Friday night.
Fordham downs FIU 83-77 behind Honor's 28 points
Nick Honor scored 28 points on 9-of-16 shooting, Jesse Bunting added18 points and 11 rebounds and Fordham shot 12 free throws down the stretch to beat Florida International 83-77 in the first game of the Johnny Bach Classic on Friday night.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|1||Charleston SouthernCHSO||Big South S||13-18||128||264||278||268|
|2||Coastal CarolinaCCU||Big South S||21-13||197||293||174||191|
|3||VMIVMI||Big South N||22-13||213||325||173||220|
|4||Gardner-WebbWEBB||Big South S||18-15||215||274||226||241|
|5||UNC AshevilleUNCA||Big South S||17-15||220||277||223||202|
|6||WinthropWIN||Big South S||20-13||226||299||180||175|
|7||RadfordRAD||Big South N||22-13||230||335||192||242|
|8||High PointHPU||Big South N||16-15||263||216||207||172|
|9||LibertyLIB||Big South N||11-21||266||334||316||313|
|10||CampbellCAM||Big South N||12-20||320||341||325||318|
|11||LongwoodLONG||Big South N||8-24||348||279||321||338|
|12||PresbyterianPRE||Big South S||6-26||349||339||325||349|
- 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).