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.
Wampler scores 29, Wright St. ties Norse for 1st in Horizon
Bill Wampler scored a career-high 29 points and Wright State rallied to beat Northern Kentucky 81-77 on Friday night and join the Norse in a first-place tie in the Horizon League.
Williams scores 14 to lift Marist over Quinnipiac 63-61
Austin Williams had 14 points off the bench to lead Marist to a 63-61 win over Quinnipiac on Friday night.
Scott scores 21 to lift Rider past Monmouth 81-72
Frederick Scott had 21 points as Rider beat Monmouth 81-72 on Friday night.
Hitchon scores career-high 21 to lead Canisius to win
Scott Hitchon scored a career-high 21 points with five 3-pointers and Canisius held on to beat Fairfield 72-68 on Friday night and take over first place in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
Boeheim scores 21 to lead Cornell past Brown 70-66 in OT
Jimmy Boeheim had 21 points as Cornell narrowly beat Brown 70-66 in overtime on Friday night.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|5||Central MichiganCMU||MAC W||17-16||140||241||192||155|
|6||Ball StateBALL||MAC W||21-14||160||296||170||180|
|7||Northern IllinoisNIU||MAC W||21-13||164||262||149||136|
|8||Eastern MichiganEMU||MAC W||18-15||166||149||154||115|
|9||Kent StateKENT||MAC E||19-13||167||211||147||122|
|10||Western MichiganWMU||MAC W||13-19||196||167||229||203|
|11||Bowling GreenBGSU||MAC E||16-18||239||242||217||199|
|12||Miami (OH)M-OH||MAC E||13-20||258||192||239||196|
- 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).