Kentucky will travel to West Virginia and Kansas will host Texas A&M in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
As other programs watched key contributors head off to the NBA, Arizona watched important players return to school and big recruits choose Tucson. As the Wildcats rocketed up the board, others took a step (or a few steps) down.
SVP's 1 Big Thing is the benefits of players being able to see what their draft stock is and being able to make an informed decision based on the information.
More than 60 of the 137 college players who had explored turning pro decided to remain in the NBA draft following Wednesday night's deadline to withdraw and retain their college eligibility.
The 2017 NBA draft order is set. Chad Ford updates his mock draft with picks for the Celtics, Lakers, Sixers, Knicks and more, based on team needs and intel from league insiders.
Freshman Hamidou Diallo will return to Kentucky after deciding to withdraw from the NBA draft.
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).