Pepper with 16 points as Lipscomb edges SMU 79-73
Eli Pepper scored 16 points and grabbed five rebounds and Lipscomb held on late to edge Southern Methodist 79-73 on Saturday night.
Ethan Happ leads Wisconsin past Houston Baptist, 96-59
Ethan Happ is now Wisconsin's leading rebounder. He's in the top 10 for scoring.
Ferguson has double-double, helps UIC hold off Bradley 71-70
Tarkus Ferguson scored 22 points while dishing out 10 assists and grabbing eight rebounds as UIC survived a late charge by Bradley to knock the Braves from the undefeated ranks 71-70 on Saturday night.
Bartley scores 20 as Southern Illinois beats UAPB 78-48
Marcus Bartley had 20 points, including six 3-pointers, and Aaron Cook scored 16 to help Southern Illinois beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 78-48 on Saturday night.
Hogan has double-double, Jacksonville gets 1st victory
Jace Hogan led Jacksonville with a double-double as the Dolphins leaped out to an early lead and went on to beat South Alabama 71-48 to get their first win of the season in the South Alabama Tournament on Saturday night.
Eastern Illinois stops Western Illinois in overtime, 68-66
Ben Harvey got to the basket for a layup with 37 seconds left in overtime to take the lead and Western Illinois missed two attempts for the go-ahead bucket as Eastern Illinois held on to take a 68-66 win Saturday.
BPI Off Leader
BPI Def Leader
7-Day RK CHG Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI Off||BPI Def||BPI||7-Day RK CHG|
|8||West VirginiaWVU||Big 12||28-9||8.2||9.4||17.6||--|
|21||Iowa StateISU||Big 12||24-11||9.6||5.1||14.7||1|
- BPI Off: BPI Offense measures a team's offensive strength compared an average offense on a scale of points per 70 possessions.
- BPI Def: BPI Defense measures a team's defensive strength compared an average defense on a scale of points per 70 possessions.
- BPI: Basketball Power Index measures a team's true strength going forward; expected point margin per 70 possessions vs an average opponent on a neutral court. BPI = BPI OFF + BPI DEF.
- 7-Day RK CHG: Team's BPI rank change from seven days ago.