Here's the Rundown for Thursday, January 30. The player stats are conference games only.
(3) Florida at Mississippi State – ESPN2
The Gators continue their undefeated march through the SEC against the Bulldogs. Florida has one of the best defenses in the nation and are giving up 0.92 points per possession in SEC play. Mississippi State has had one of the least efficient offenses. Leading scorer Craig Sword averages 13 points on 37% shooting. The Gators have 5 players averaging double figures, topped by Casey Prather's 15 points per game.
(13) Cincinnati at (12) Louisville – ESPN
Purdue at (10) Michigan – ESPN
The Wolverines sit atop the Big 10 at 7-0. The Boilermakers are 3-4 and coming off of back to back losses. Michigan has the best offense in the league behind the sharpshooting of Nik Stauskas' 19 points per game on 52% shooting. Purdue is kind of average across the board. They do have AJ Hammonds, who is averaging 12.7 points and 6.7 rebounds with 2.6 blocks.
OTHER TV GAMES
Providence at Marquette – Fox Sports 1
Providence is a surprising 5-2 in the Big East behind Bryce Cotton's 22.4 points per game. Marquette is looking to get back to .500 after a disappointing loss at home to Villanova.
Indiana at Nebraska – Big 10 Network
The Hoosiers need a road win pretty badly. Nebraska has taken down Ohio State and Minnesota at home in the last 10 days.
Bryant University at Robert Morris – ESPNU
The top teams in the Northeast square off. Robert Morris is 6-0, Bryant is 5-1. Robert Morris won the first meeting between the schools on January 11. Karvel Anderson went off for 32 points on 12-23 shooting in the win. Alex Francis had 29 for Bryant.
UCLA at Oregon – ESPN2
The Bruins come in at 5-2, Oregon a disappointing 2-5. Oregon was able to snap their 5 game losing streak against Washington State. UCLA is coming off a sweep of Stanford and Cal. Oregon is paced by Mike Moser's 13.1 points, on 38.6% shooting, and 8.4 rebounds. Kyle Anderson's 17.1 points, 9.6 rebounds, 6.6 assists and 1.5 steals lead UCLA along with Jordan Adams' 15 points.
Houston at Connecticut – CBS Sports Network
UConn looks to keep pace with the top half of the league. Houston can tie UConn in the standings at 4-4 with a win.
South Dakota State at Denver – Root Sports
USC at Oregon State – Pac-12 Network
Oregon State -8.5
Saint Mary's at San Diego – ESPNU
St Mary's -5
St Mary's is one loss behind Gonzaga in the WCC race. San Diego's last 5 games have been decided by 4, 3, 2, 3 and 2.
WATCH ESPN GAMES
Kennesaw State at USC Upstate
Western Illinois at IUPUI
Texas-Arlington at Western Kentucky
5-2 Western Kentucky can't afford to lose ground on undefeated Georgia St as they host the 4-3 Mavericks.
Niagra at Siena
Cal State Bakersfield at New Mexico State
Oral Roberts at Nichols State
UC Riverside at Cal State Northridge
Central Connecticut State at St Francis U.
Fairleigh Dickinson at Mount St Mary's
Wagner at LIU Brooklyn
Mercer at East Tennessee State
The Atlantic Sun leading Bears go for the season sweep of ETSU.
Florida Atlantic at Charlotte
Florida International at Marshall
Nebraska-Omaha at IPFW
IPFW looks to keep face with co-leader in the Summit North Dakota State.
South Alabama at Georgia State
Best in the Sun Belt, Georgia St, vs the worst, South Alabama. GSU won the first meeting by 10.
Monmouth at Marist
Tennessee-Martin at Eastern Kentucky
Chattanooga at Davidson
The Southern leading Mocs take on second place Davidson in their only meeting this year.
Western Carolina at Elon
Samford at Furman
Citadel at Georgia Southern
Appalachian State at UNC Greensboro
Lipscomb at Jacksonville (7:15)
Northern Kentucky at North Florida (7:30)
Canisius at Quinnipiac (7:30)
Canisius co-leads the MAAC with Iona. Quinnipiac is a game back at 7-3.
Old Dominion at UAB
ODU is one of 4 teams with 1 loss on top in Conference USA.
Utah Valley at Texas-Pan American
Utah Valley is 6-0 in the WAC behind the 15.7 points and 10.7 of Ben Aird.
North Dakota State at South Dakota
NDSU co-leads the Summit with IPFW and has won 4 straight.
Grand Canyon at Chicago State
A pair of 4-2 WAC schools. A loss will devastate the losers' chances of winning a league title.
Weber State at Northern Arizona (8:30)
Weber St has won 5 in a row after losing to Northern Colorado, with whom they are tied atop the Big Sky.
Arkansas-Little Rock at Louisiana-Lafayette
East Carolina at Middle Tennessee
Tennessee State at Tennessee Tech
Wright State at Milwaukee
Incarnate Word at Northwestern State (8:30)
Houston Baptist at Lamar (8:30)
Central Arkansas at McNeese State (8:30)
Texas A&M-CC at Sam Houston State (8:45)
Louisiana Tech at UTEP
A big game in Conference USA as both have 1 league loss.
Montana at Southern Utah
Rice at UTSA
Abilene Christian at Nicholls State
Pacific at Brigham Young
North Dakota at Eastern Washington
UC Irvine at UC Santa Barbara – The Big West leading Anteaters look to get back on track following a loss to Hawaii.
Northern Colorado at Portland State – Big Sky col-leading Northern Colorado takes on 4-4 Portland State. NC has won 3 in a row, Portland State two.
UC Davis at Cal Poly
Idaho State at Sacramento State
Long Beach State at Hawaii