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.

SOR Leader
Ohio State
34-3
Most Quality Wins
UConn
32-9
SOS Leader
UConn
32-9
Non-Conf SOS Leader
North Florida
15-19
RKTEAMCONFW-LSOR RKSeedSOR S-CurveQual W-LSOS RKNon-Conf SOS RK
1Ohio StateOSUBig Ten34-311111-32474
2KansasKUBig 1235-32129-24761
3UConnCONNBig East32-931318-814
4DukeDUKEACC32-541413-42631
5San Diego StateSDSUMW34-35258-36969
6North CarolinaUNCACC29-862611-6129
7KentuckyUKSEC29-972713-795
8Notre DameNDBig East27-782812-62048
9PittsburghPITTBig East28-693912-530100
10BYUBYUMW32-5103108-26546
11PurduePURBig Ten26-8113119-51665
12FloridaFLASEC29-81231214-42926
13WisconsinWISBig Ten25-9134139-71042
14TexasTEXBig 1228-8144148-53423
15SyracuseSYRBig East27-8154158-727115
16ArizonaARIZPac-1230-8164163-55534
17LouisvilleLOUBig East25-101751710-72590
18GeorgetownGTWNBig East21-11185187-9618
19West VirginiaWVUBig East21-12195199-858
20CincinnatiCINBig East26-9205206-852226
21Kansas StateKSUBig 1223-11216216-72139
22St. John'sSJUBig East21-12226229-81149
23RichmondRICHA 1029-8236234-48737
24TempleTEMA 1026-8246244-77216
25Utah StateUSUWAC30-4257251-3206198

Glossary

  • 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.
  • Seed: Seed in the NCAA Tournament.
  • SOR S-Curve: A team's spot on the NCAA Tournament S-Curve based on current SOR.
  • Qual W-L: Number of wins and losses against current top 50 BPI 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.
  • Non-Conf SOS RK: SOS rank for non-conference games to date among all Division I teams.

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