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
35-5
SOS Leader
West Virginia
31-7
SOR Leader
Duke
35-5
NCAAM RPI Leader
Duke
35-5
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI RKSOS RKSOR RKRPI RK
1XavierXAVA 1026-9184921--
2TempleTEMA 1029-6297514--
3DaytonDAYA 1025-12406546--
4RichmondRICHA 1026-9477134--
5Rhode IslandURIA 1026-10598347--
6CharlotteCHARA 1019-12847674--
7George WashingtonGWA 1016-15112111138--
8Saint LouisSLUA 1023-1311510984--
9DuquesneDUQA 1016-1614078129--
10St. BonaventureSBONA 1015-1614788141--
11La SalleLASA 1012-1817579180--
12Saint Joseph'sJOESA 1011-2018161179--
13MassachusettsUMASSA 1012-2019074174--
14FordhamFORA 102-2631686320--

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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