Path gets tougher for No. 24 Baylor; Coastal Carolina looms
Defense was the difference Thursday for No. 24 Baylor in the quarterfinals of the Myrtle Beach Invitational, but the Bears will have to be even better when they battle host Coastal Carolina on Friday in the semifinals in Conway, S.C.
Diakite looks to keep No. 7 Virginia unbeaten vs. UMass
Mamadi Diakite initially declared for the 2019 NBA Draft after helping Virginia capture its first national championship last season.
After upsetting loss, No. 22 Texas aims to regroup vs. Cal
No. 22 Texas uncorked its worst half of basketball on Thursday, and the Longhorns will be ready to wipe away that bad performance when they square off against California on Friday in the third-place game of the 2K Empire Classic Benefiting Wounded...
No. 18 Xavier looks to continue strong play vs. UConn
No. 18 Xavier opened the Charleston Classic with its most complete game of the season Thursday as the new and old meshed seamlessly.
No. 1 Duke, Georgetown at home in vying for title
Members of the Duke basketball program like to refer to Madison Square Garden as one of their favorite venues away from home.
Buie, Ray lead Hofstra to 88-78 win over UCLA
Desure Buie scored a career-high 29 points, Jalen Ray added a career-high 27 and Hofstra rallied in the second half to defeat UCLA 88-78 on Thursday night at Pauley Pavilion.
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|
|2||Central MichiganCMU||MAC W||23-9||7.7||-2.5||5.2||--|
|5||Bowling GreenBGSU||MAC E||21-12||-1.1||3.4||2.3||--|
|6||Kent StateKENT||MAC E||23-12||-1.2||3.4||2.2||--|
|7||Eastern MichiganEMU||MAC W||21-14||-1.0||2.8||1.8||--|
|8||Western MichiganWMU||MAC W||20-14||3.1||-3.8||-0.7||--|
|9||Northern IllinoisNIU||MAC W||14-16||-3.4||1.5||-1.9||--|
|10||Miami (OH)M-OH||MAC E||13-19||-1.4||-2.2||-3.5||--|
|12||Ball StateBALL||MAC W||7-23||-1.7||-2.5||-4.2||--|
- 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.