College Basketball Power Index

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The College Basketball Power Index (BPI) is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of performance going forward. BPI represents how many points above or below average a team is. Strength of Record (SOR) is a measure of team accomplishment based on how difficult a team's W-L record is to achieve. Game predictions account for opponent strength, pace of play, site, travel distance, day's rest and altitude, and are used to simulate the season 10,000 times to produce season projections. Numbers update daily.

BPI Leader
Duke
22-3
SOS Leader
Minnesota
12-12
SOR Leader
Baylor
24-1
NCAAM RPI Leader
Duke
22-3
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI RKSOS RKSOR RKRPI RK
201Saint Peter'sSPUMAAC13-11201303206--
202Eastern IllinoisEIUOVC12-14202294280--
203UABUABC-USA16-11203275180--
204MonmouthMONMMAAC14-11204254186--
205Green BayGBHorizon13-14205174212--
206Coastal CarolinaCCUSun Belt13-14206231215--
207Hawai'iHAWBig West14-10207268191--
208TulaneTULNAmerican10-1520892200--
209AmericanAMERPatriot13-12209316210--
210UMKCUMKCWAC13-14210185218--
211Robert MorrisRMUNEC15-13211280211--
212BrownBRWNIvy12-9212139143--
213George WashingtonGWA 1011-14213148205--
214East CarolinaECUAmerican10-16214124230--
215UC RiversideUCRBig West14-13215323232--
216UTSAUTSAC-USA12-15216212236--
217San DiegoUSDWCC9-1921798252--
218North DakotaUNDSummit12-14218169222--
219Gardner-WebbWEBBBig South11-14219203250--
220Loyola MarymountLMUWCC9-1722081224--
221MercerMERSouthern13-14221160203--
222MerrimackMRMKNEC18-10222319163--
223UC DavisUCDBig West12-15223272243--
224AlbanyALBAm. East14-12224331221--
225BryantBRYNEC13-14225318261--
226UTEPUTEPC-USA13-14226180208--
227SeattleSEAWAC12-14227213237--
228New HampshireUNHAm. East11-13228266238--
229IonaIONAMAAC9-12229301247--
230McNeeseMCNSouthland12-13230321274--
231OmahaOMASummit13-14231130199--
232CSU BakersfieldCSBWAC11-15232172267--
233ManhattanMANMAAC11-12233326227--
234RiceRICEC-USA13-14234183209--
235Jacksonville StateJVSTOVC10-17235216308--
236Florida AtlanticFAUC-USA14-13236259214--
237UT Rio Grande ValleyRIOWAC12-14237240257--
238DrexelDREXCAA13-14238261225--
239VMIVMISouthern7-20239181334--
240Miami (OH)M-OHMAC E10-15240250254--
241Tennessee StateTNSTOVC16-11241209171--
242CanisiusCANMAAC9-16242314292--
243BucknellBUCKPatriot11-17243222269--
244Illinois StateILSTMVC8-18244145271--
245Youngstown StYSUHorizon15-12245297219--
246Arkansas StateARSTSun Belt15-12246255192--
247QuinnipiacQUINMAAC11-13247342256--
248OaklandOAKHorizon10-17248188281--
249UICUICHorizon13-15249295249--
250Norfolk StateNORFMEAC13-13250341283--

Glossary

  • 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).

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