No. 15 Creighton on rise ahead of rematch with No. 21 Butler
No. 15 Creighton, which has played its way into contention for the Big East Conference regular-season championship, begins a crucial home stretch in Omaha, Neb., on Sunday in a showdown with No. 21 Butler.
No. 7 Maryland looks for sweep of No. 25 Ohio State
Jalen Smith and No. 7 Maryland each look to extend streaks to double digits when the Terrapins play at No. 25 Ohio State on Sunday.
No. 16 Seton Hall aims for sweep of slumping St. John's
After Seton Hall's loss at Providence on Feb. 15, Pirates coach Kevin Willard was steamed. On his postgame radio interview, he cited unnamed "bad attitudes," and then he met with his team three times on Monday.
No. 9 Penn State bids to get back on track vs. Indiana
Shortly after No. 9 Penn State had its eight-game win streak snapped Tuesday night against Illinois, coach Pat Chambers was asked whether the loss could be a blessing in order to get his team to refocus.
Perkins scores 25 to lead Saint Louis over VCU 80-62
Javonte Perkins had 25 points as Saint Louis topped VCU 80-62 on Friday night.
Hill-Mais scores 23 to carry Oakland past Milwaukee 75-68
Xavier Hill-Mais had 23 points and 11 rebounds as Oakland defeated Milwaukee 75-68 on Friday night.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|2||Kent StateKENT||MAC E||17-9||119||197||121||--|
|3||Ball StateBALL||MAC W||14-12||121||256||193||--|
|6||Northern IllinoisNIU||MAC W||15-11||169||192||158||--|
|7||Central MichiganCMU||MAC W||13-12||174||165||184||--|
|9||Bowling GreenBGSU||MAC E||19-7||187||191||81||--|
|10||Eastern MichiganEMU||MAC W||15-11||195||167||155||--|
|11||Miami (OH)M-OH||MAC E||10-15||241||248||254||--|
|12||Western MichiganWMU||MAC W||11-15||254||143||218||--|
- 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).