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.
Clarke throws down powerful slam
Brandon Clarke gets the entry pass from Zach Norvell Jr. and slams a two-handed jam over a defender.
No. 6 Nevada expects fast-paced battle with Little Rock
Slowly, inch by inch. Win by win, Nevada is climbing in rarefied air.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|77||South Dakota StateSDST||Summit||26-8||77||221||79||31|
|83||UT ArlingtonUTA||Sun Belt||24-11||83||199||105||106|
|86||St. BonaventureSBU||A 10||22-9||86||119||75||30|
|87||UC IrvineUCI||Big West||28-10||87||125||66||75|
|96||William & MaryW&M||CAA||20-11||96||145||104||66|
|100||Oklahoma StateOKST||Big 12||12-20||100||34||139||169|
- 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).