Jo Lual-Acuil's family flew from South Sudan to see their son, who they haven't seen in over four years, play basketball for the first time ever.
Matt Mooney scored 22 of his 24 points after halftime as South Dakota held off a suddenly lively Northern Arizona 90-77 Thursday night, winning for the fifth time in six games.
Bennie Boatwright, Chimezie Metu and Nick Rakocevic all had double doubles to lead USC to an 82-59 win over Santa Clara on Thursday night.
Jake Toolson tossed in 19 points and Zach Nelson hit all seven of his shots, including three 3-pointers, and scored 18 to power Utah Valley to a record-setting 106-44 victory over Bethesda University on Thursday night.
Josip Vrankic makes it rain deep from center court for Santa Clara.
Junior Etou tallied 19 points and nine rebounds and Geno Artison buried a huge 3-pointer in the final minute to help Tulsa hold off Prairie View A&M 77-73 on Thursday night.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|6||Michigan StateMSU||Big Ten||9-1||6||47||7||4|
|11||West VirginiaWVU||Big 12||9-1||11||132||16||20|
|17||Texas TechTTU||Big 12||8-1||17||153||19||28|
|18||Seton HallHALL||Big East||9-1||18||107||14||24|
- 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).