Let me preface this by saying that mid-December is too early to give much credence to the RPI. Nevertheless, I found a few things interesting: 1) Despite being 3-4 and getting drubbed by Mason, we're 74th in RPI, 4th best in a conference that is ranked 11th in the nation at the moment. Playing on the road so much and doing so against a pretty tough schedule (as its turned out) can't have hurt. 2) NC A&T, who handed us our worst loss RPI-wise, hasn't lost since beating us, and is ranked 124th. They'll continue to help our RPI with strength of schedule-boosting road games against Stanford, Arizona State, and Arkansas up next. 3) Surprisingly, none of our upcoming 7 games are against teams in the RPI top 150. Wake (# 248), Radford (# 329), Illinois State (# 222), Campbell (# 192), Toledo (# 288), W&M (# 225), and Georgia State (# 226) are all RPI weaklings, though they won't play us that way.