Filings suggest Nike paid in pursuit of players
Newly released emails and text messages in the case against attorney Michael Avenatti suggested that Nike officials were making under-the-table payments to handlers and families of top college basketball prospects.
Buzz Williams' Texas A&M challenge: 'I still think that I have an edge'
If Buzz Williams is to succeed at Texas A&M, his relationships and organizational obsessiveness will likely play key roles in the Aggies' ascent.
Avenatti filing: Nike OK'd payments to Zion, more
Attorneys representing Michael Avenatti filed a motion Wednesday that alleges that a Nike employee at least approved payments to former Duke star Zion Williamson and former Indiana star Romeo Langford when they were still in high school in February 2017.
Pitino's lawyers ask to reopen discovery in lawsuit
Lawyers for former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino have asked a judge to reopen discovery in his lawsuit against the university's athletics association after an allegation that a former trustee was the "cash source" for payments to strippers.
3 convicted in NCAA pay-for-play trial file appeal
Attorneys representing former Adidas executive James Gatto, Adidas consultant Merl Code and aspiring business manager Christian Dawkins have filed an appeal claiming their clients might have broken NCAA rules but didn't commit federal crimes.
SEC Network shares five years of laughs
The SEC Network celebrates its fifth-year anniversary by revisiting some of the bloopers and funny moments over the years.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|4||Ball StateBALL||MAC W||16-17||126||129||176||--|
|5||Bowling GreenBGSU||MAC E||22-12||133||156||113||--|
|6||Central MichiganCMU||MAC W||23-12||148||181||124||--|
|7||Northern IllinoisNIU||MAC W||17-17||153||149||177||--|
|8||Kent StateKENT||MAC E||22-11||159||151||97||--|
|9||Miami (OH)M-OH||MAC E||15-17||160||116||167||--|
|10||Eastern MichiganEMU||MAC W||15-17||190||91||159||--|
|12||Western MichiganWMU||MAC W||8-24||261||108||297||--|
- 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).