West Virginia forward Esa Ahmad, who was second in scoring for the Mountaineers in 2016-17, must sit out the first half of the season after failing to meet NCAA eligibility requirements.
ESPN analyst Darren Rovell weighs in on the magnitude of the fraud and corruption charges brought by the FBI against multiple people, including assistant college basketball coaches.
Paul Finebaum reacts to a new rule that limits the time student-athletes can devote to athletic-related activities, which will keep Duke and North Carolina basketball players away from ACC Media Day.
Darren Rovell sheds light on allegations that an unnamed men's basketball player received payments from Adidas to ensure he signed with a "public research university located in Kentucky."
Joon H. Kim, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, details the corruption and bribery charges brought by the FBI against multiple people, including NCAA assistant basketball coaches.
Jay Bilas explains how the federal prosecution of fraud and corruption in college basketball differs from previous instances of impropriety in the sport.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|8||West VirginiaWVU||Big 12||28-9||8||25||12||24|
|21||Iowa StateISU||Big 12||24-11||21||2||15||22|
- 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).