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RPI WATCH: 12/16/2010

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This was the only good thing about last night's game at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
This was the only good thing about last night's game at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

UNLV, WTF?

Losing at Louisville is one thing (although that loss looks even more questionable now that freakin' Drexel found a way to win at the KFC Yum! Center), but losing at home to a UC Santa Barbara team boasting previous losses at North Dakota State, Oregon and Portland? Not cool!

So now we get to play an unranked team Tuesday that's on a two-game losing streak. Great. At least Presbyterian won.

AP Ranking = 6

ESPN/USA Today Ranking = 6

Overall Record = 9-1

RPI = 15

SOS = 48

Signature Wins (RPI 1-30) = none

Quality Wins (RPI 31-100) = Virginia Tech

Bad Losses (RPI 101 or greater) = none

  • James Madison (7-3, 0-1 CAA) | RPI = 135
  • Virginia Tech (5-4, 0-1 ACC) | RPI = 68
  • Presbyterian (4-6, 1-1 Big South) | RPI = 118: Win over Jacksonville State (74-70 in overtime)
  • Gonzaga (4-5) | RPI = 108
  • No. 1 Duke (10-0) | RPI = 3
  • Texas Southern (1-7) | RPI = 174
  • Emporia State (6-4, 3-1 MIAA*)
  • Washington State (7-1) | RPI = 112
  • Alcorn State (0-8) | RPI = 238
  • Loyola-Chicago (8-3, 0-2 Horizon League) | RPI = 196
  • No. 24 Florida (7-2) | RPI = 8
  • No. 22 UNLV (9-2) | RPI = 26: Loss to UCSB (62-68)
  • UMKC (5-4, 0-2 Summit League) | RPI = 278
  • North Florida (4-6, 1-1 Atlantic Sun) | RPI = 116
  • Savannah State (1-11) | RPI = 327: Loss to Marshall (47-56)
  • Oklahoma State (9-1) | RPI = 70
  • Colorado (5-3) | RPI = 191
  • Texas Tech (5-5) | RPI = 199
  • No. 12 Missouri (8-1) | RPI = 25
  • No. 25** Texas A&M (9-1) | RPI = 51
  • No. 9 Baylor (7-0) | RPI = 44: Win over Bethune-Cookman (83-39)
  • No. 3 Kansas (9-0) | RPI = 4
  • Nebraska (8-2) | RPI = 109
  • Iowa State (9-2) | RPI = 133
  • Oklahoma (5-5) | RPI = 150
  • No. 25 Texas (8-2) | RPI = 49

*Division II
**AP Ranking