Newcomers pace Baylor in 81-54 win over Nicholls State
Freshman Matthew Mayer scored 18 points and graduate transfer Makai Mason had 11 in his Baylor debut as the Bears beat Nicholls State 81-54 on Friday.
Tacko Fall throws down emphatic 2-handed slam
The enormous Tacko Fall grabs a miss and throws down a 2-handed slam with authority.
7-6 Fall turns and dunks with ease on St. Joe's
UCF's seven-foot six-inch Tacko Fall drop-steps and finishes the standing dunk easily.
Wake Forest uses late 10-0 run to beat Titans
Freshman Jaylen Hoard and Brandon Childress each scored 15 points and Wake Forest beat Cal State Fullerton 66-59 on Friday in the Myrtle Beach Invitational.
No. 16 Virginia Tech tops Northeastern in Charleston Classic
-- Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 20 points as No. 16 Virginia Tech used a 23-2 run before halftime to overpower Northeastern 88-60 and advance to the championship of the Charleston Classic on Friday.
VT hits first-half buzzer-beaters on back-to-back games
Virginia Tech's Justin Robinson and Ahmed Hill beat the buzzer before the half on back-to-back days almost from the same spot on the floor.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|1||UC Santa BarbaraUCSB||Big West||23-9||144||322||116||125|
|2||UC IrvineUCI||Big West||18-17||149||149||180||117|
|3||UC DavisUCD||Big West||22-11||161||245||121||111|
|4||CSU FullertonCSF||Big West||20-12||186||211||141||133|
|6||Long Beach StateLBSU||Big West||15-18||234||138||211||188|
|7||UC RiversideUCR||Big West||9-22||283||268||315||295|
|8||Cal PolyCP||Big West||9-22||326||286||310||303|
|9||CSU NorthridgeCSUN||Big West||6-24||333||329||331||336|
- 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).