Pro Basketball News’ Sam Amico reports that the NBDL’s Austin Toros, 2-5 through their first 7 games, have signed former Nets/Spurs G Alex Scales (above).

Ken Pomeroy attempts to answer the question “why is Gonzaga overrated?” St. Louis is currently giving the Bulldogs everything they can handle, with Gonzaga trailing at the half.

#15 Texas, attempting to rebound from consecutive blowout losses to Duke and Tennessee, are having an easy time with the 1-7 Texas State Bobcats, the host Longhorns up by 25 with about 10 minutes left. LaMarcus Alrdrige has 15 points and 9 rebounds thus far for Texas. Daniel Gibson, who suffered a concussion in the loss to Tennessee last Saturday, has 13 points.

Tonight’s potential upset-in-the-making : visitors West Virginia are up by 13 with 15 minutes to go over no. 8 Oklahoma (live right now on ESPN2).

Texas State were beaten by St. Edwards of the Heartland Conference (Division II) last week, the latter based just a stone’s throw from CSTB’s corporate headquarters. St. Edwards beat Tulane in overtime this past Monday, giving the Hilltoppers two Division I scalps already this season.