APP VS PUR
Pusica, Northeastern top Alabama 68-52
Vasa Pusica had 20 points and Northeastern beat a Southeastern Conference opponent for the first time in six tries with a 68-52 win over Alabama at the Charleston Classic on Thursday.
UCF's defense holds off Cal State Fullerton
B.J. Taylor scored 14 points, Tacko Fall had 12 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks and Central Florida beat Cal State Fullerton 68-52 on Thursday in the first round of the Myrtle Beach Invitational.
Saint Joseph's his 16 3s in win over Wake Forest
Charlie Brown Jr. made four 3-pointers and scored a career-high 26 points, Taylor Funk added six 3s and 20 points and Saint Joseph's beat Wake Forest 89-69 on Thursday in the opening game of the Myrtle Beach Invitational.
No. 16 Virginia Tech tops Ball State 73-64
Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 21 points as No. 16 Virginia Tech opened the Charleston Classic with a 73-64 victory over Ball State.
Presbyterian scores 100-plus for 2nd straight game
Adam Flagler scored 14 points and fellow freshman Kody Shubert added 12 points, helping Presbyterian beat Boyce 102-49 on Thursday.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|1||St. Francis (PA)SFPA||NEC||1-1||139||75||187||--|
|6||St. Francis (BKN)SFBK||NEC||1-2||273||70||265||--|
|10||Mt. St. Mary'sMSM||NEC||0-3||342||16||303||--|
- 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).