The Florida State Seminoles are on their way to the NCAA Tournament's round of 16 for the first time since 2011 after upsetting top-seeded Xavier with a furious comeback.
Sean Farnham breaks down how the Aggies' size was a major factor in an 86-65 victory against the Tar Heels and pinpoints TJ Starks' performance as a key.
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For just the fourth time since seeding began in 1979, two No. 1 seeds failed to reach the Sweet 16, as Xavier botched a 12-point lead over 9-seed Florida State and joined Virginia in exiting the NCAA tournament on opening weekend.
PJ Savoy flashes to the right wing and hits a go-ahead 3-pointer with under 2 minutes remaining.
The head coach is going to be one of the primary candidates for the Louisville job, and if he goes there, who knows what the Musketeers would do?
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|6||Michigan StateMSU||Big Ten||30-4||6||61||3||--|
|10||West VirginiaWVU||Big 12||25-10||10||13||14||--|
|12||Texas TechTTU||Big 12||26-9||12||24||13||--|
|16||Ohio StateOSU||Big Ten||25-9||16||33||17||--|
- 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).