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
Kansas
37-3
SOS Leader
Arizona
19-15
SOR Leader
North Carolina
36-3
NCAAM RPI Leader
Kansas
37-3
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI RKSOS RKSOR RKRPI RK
1KansasKUBig 1237-31462--
2TexasTEXBig 1231-717257--
3Texas A&MTA&MBig 1225-11234928--
4Kansas StateKSUBig 1221-12374842--
5OklahomaOKLABig 1223-12392930--
6MissouriMIZBig 1216-16444388--
7BaylorBAYBig 1221-11566644--
8NebraskaNEBBig 1220-13605854--
9Oklahoma StateOKSTBig 1217-16893075--
10Texas TechTTUBig 1216-15905381--
11Iowa StateISUBig 1214-1813750131--
12ColoradoCOLOBig 1212-2016556164--

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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