Iowa keeps Big Ten perfect, rallies 79-72 over Cincinnati
Luka Garza scored 20 points, Jordan Bohannon made a three-point play during Iowa's closing surge, and the 10th-seeded Hawkeyes kept the Big Ten perfect in the NCAA Tournament by rallying for a 79-72 victory over No. 7 seed Cincinnati on Friday.
Cofer remains with FSU after father's death
Phil Cofer will remain with Florida State for Saturday's second-round game against Murray State.
Texas lottery prospect Hayes has bruised knee
Texas has announced that forward Jaxson Hayes has no structural damage in his injured left knee. The Big 12 Freshman of the Year projects to be a lottery pick in the NBA draft if he elects to enter his name.
Stephen A. has 'zero problem' with Izzo yelling at Henry
Stephen A. Smith gets animated defending Michigan State coach Tom Izzo challenging Aaron Henry during the 1st round of the NCAA tournament.
Drew out as Vandy coach after 0-18 SEC slate
New Vandy AD Malcolm Turner has removed Bryce Drew as basketball coach and is looking to reassign him to another position to avoid paying his buyout, a source told ESPN.
Vitale: The time has come to pay college players
Dick Vitale goes on a tangent explaining why college players should be paid, noting that Zion Williamson has "saved college basketball this year."
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|1||South Dakota StateSDST||Summit||24-9||81||291||121||--|
|2||Purdue Fort WaynePFW||Summit||18-15||157||267||197||--|
|4||North Dakota StateNDSU||Summit||18-15||193||181||180||--|
- 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).