No. 15 Mississippi St. seeks consolation vs. Saint Mary's
No. 15 Mississippi State will try to leave Las Vegas with a win after digging too deep of a hole against Arizona State on Monday before losing in the semifinals of the MGM Resorts Main Event at T-Mobile Arena.
Coach John Calipari will have one thing in mind Wednesday afternoon when No. 10 Kentucky meets Winthrop at Rupp Arena -- improved 3-point defense.
Gonzaga turns defense into offense with fast-break bucket
Zach Norvell Jr. gets a steal and hustles down the floor to clean up Rui Hachimura's miss, making it 71-65 Bulldogs.
Rudolph gets friendly roll for big and-1
Brandon Rudolph initiates contact with Rui Hachimura, hanging in the air and getting the roll to cut the Bulldogs' lead to 67-65.
Stephen F. Austin rallies to beat Marist 64-60
Jock Hughes and Shannon Bogues combined for 14 points in the final three minutes as Stephen F. Austin came from behind to beat Marist 64-60 in the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic on Tuesday night.
Norvell converts crafty scoop shot for and-1
Zach Norvell Jr. attacks the rim and scoops it off the glass, finishing through contact for a 3-point play opportunity.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|1||UC IrvineUCI||Big West||5-0||137||238||13||--|
|2||UC Santa BarbaraUCSB||Big West||3-1||156||270||136||--|
|3||CSU FullertonCSF||Big West||2-3||158||75||210||--|
|4||Long Beach StateLBSU||Big West||2-3||188||15||144||--|
|6||UC DavisUCD||Big West||1-4||270||201||300||--|
|7||UC RiversideUCR||Big West||1-3||314||108||302||--|
|8||Cal PolyCP||Big West||1-2||322||98||285||--|
|9||CSU NorthridgeCSUN||Big West||0-3||330||219||328||--|
- 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).