No. 17 Villanova meets Mississippi State in Myrtle Beach semis
No. 17 Villanova will look to advance to the championship game of the Myrtle Beach Invitational when it battles Mississippi State on Friday afternoon in Conway, S.C.
No. 11 Oregon has a score to settle vs. Houston
No. 11 Oregon looks to avenge last season's upset loss to Houston when the Ducks host the Cougars on Friday night.
Two unbeatens clash as No. 6 Maryland hosts George Mason
Sixth-ranked Maryland faces perhaps its toughest test of the season Friday night when undefeated George Mason rolls into College Park, Md.
No. 10 Ohio State seeks fast start vs. Purdue Fort Wayne
Purdue Fort Wayne better be ready from the opening tip Friday, or there's a good chance the Mastodons will be run off the court by No. 10 Ohio State before some fans find their seats in Columbus.
No. 15 Utah State faces LSU in Jamaica Classic
No. 15 Utah State has scored at least 80 points in each of its first five games for the first time since the 1986-87 season.
Cold-shooting No. 9 Kentucky hosts Mount St. Mary's
No. 9 Kentucky looks to shake off its early season doldrums Friday when Mount St. Mary's visits Rupp Arena in Lexington.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|1||East Tennessee StateETSU||ASUN||23-11||102||271||120||--|
|8||South Carolina UpstateSCUS||ASUN||9-21||306||164||284||--|
|9||Florida Gulf CoastFGCU||ASUN||11-20||312||190||293||--|
- 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).