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NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|1||Texas StateTXST||Sun Belt||19-10||103||228||142||--|
|2||Georgia StateGAST||Sun Belt||18-11||109||170||136||--|
|3||Georgia SouthernGASO||Sun Belt||17-12||143||238||167||--|
|4||UT ArlingtonUTA||Sun Belt||13-16||144||115||203||--|
|5||Little RockUALR||Sun Belt||19-9||160||201||112||--|
|6||Appalachian StateAPP||Sun Belt||16-13||172||148||165||--|
|7||South AlabamaSALA||Sun Belt||18-11||185||268||157||--|
|8||Coastal CarolinaCCU||Sun Belt||14-15||198||246||222||--|
|10||Arkansas StateARST||Sun Belt||15-14||257||260||210||--|
|11||UL MonroeULM||Sun Belt||9-18||284||185||288||--|
- 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).