San Diego rolls to lopsided win behind Carter III, Williams
Olin Carter III and Tyler Williams both sank 5 of 8 from 3-point range with Carter scoring 21 and Williams adding 17 to power San Diego to a 95-47 romp over NAIA-member San Diego Christian on Thursday night.
No. 4 Virginia takes on winless Coppin State in tune-up
After netting 10 three-pointers in the first two games of his junior campaign, guard Ty Jerome became just the second player in Virginia history to do so in the first two games of a season.
No. 7 North Carolina needs better defensive effort vs. Tennessee Tech
After the last game, coach Roy Williams of No. 7 North Carolina expressed several areas of displeasure despite another victory for his team.
DePaul beats Penn State 72-70 in OT after losing late lead
Max Strus had 21 points, Devin Gage added a career-high 14 points and DePaul bounced back after struggling down the stretch in regulation for a 72-70 overtime victory against Penn State on Thursday night.
Ricks has career-high 23, Abilene Christian Beats Denver
Payten Ricks had a career-high 23 points and Jaren Lewis added 19 as Abilene Christian remained undefeated, beating Denver 67-61 on Thursday night.
No. 17 Mississippi State wants more vs. Long Beach State
Mississippi State is 2-0 and ranked No. 17 in Ben Howland's fourth season as coach heading into Friday's non-conference home game against Long Beach State.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|2||Central MichiganCMU||MAC W||23-9||86||222||87||75|
|5||Bowling GreenBGSU||MAC E||21-12||129||227||128||110|
|6||Kent StateKENT||MAC E||23-12||131||170||100||90|
|7||Eastern MichiganEMU||MAC W||21-14||136||195||146||137|
|8||Western MichiganWMU||MAC W||20-14||180||159||136||119|
|9||Northern IllinoisNIU||MAC W||14-16||203||129||190||185|
|10||Miami (OH)M-OH||MAC E||13-19||236||148||230||231|
|12||Ball StateBALL||MAC W||7-23||252||126||304||282|
- 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).