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
Ohio State
34-3
SOS Leader
UConn
32-9
SOR Leader
Ohio State
34-3
NCAAM RPI Leader
Kansas
35-3
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI RKSOS RKSOR RKRPI RK
1IonaIONAMAAC25-12671769889
2FairfieldFAIRMAAC25-8902587883
3RiderRIDMAAC23-11104182102114
4Saint Peter'sSPUMAAC20-14134129118106
5CanisiusCANMAAC15-15174222193185
6Loyola (MD)L-MDMAAC15-15181192186170
7SienaSIEMAAC13-18199178219203
8NiagaraNIAGMAAC9-23300215309267
9ManhattanMANMAAC6-25310177322269
10MaristMRSTMAAC6-27320151322301

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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