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
31-8
SOS Leader
Michigan State
29-8
SOR Leader
Kentucky
38-2
NCAAM RPI Leader
Syracuse
34-3
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI RKSOS RKSOR RKRPI RK
1CaliforniaCALPac-1224-1031975237
2ArizonaARIZPac-1223-12511027376
3OregonOREPac-1224-10631055662
4UCLAUCLAPac-1219-1470106109126
5StanfordSTANPac-1226-11751146096
6WashingtonWASHPac-1224-1180875770
7ColoradoCOLOPac-1224-12891036765
8Oregon StateORSTPac-1221-15100123123131
9Washington StateWSUPac-1219-1811190141184
10USCUSCPac-126-2622462276268
11Arizona StateASUPac-1210-21245112236251
12UtahUTAHPac-126-2532886283274

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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