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
Florida
29-8
SOS Leader
Wisconsin
23-12
SOR Leader
Louisville
35-5
NCAAM RPI Leader
Duke
30-6
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI RKSOS RKSOR RKRPI RK
1IonaIONAMAAC20-1486147126101
2CanisiusCANMAAC20-14104139127114
3Loyola (MD)L-MDMAAC23-12112213114100
4FairfieldFAIRMAAC19-16135189173175
5NiagaraNIAGMAAC19-14150187144124
6ManhattanMANMAAC14-18162152198183
7RiderRIDMAAC19-15164194155147
8MaristMRSTMAAC10-21239202265260
9Saint Peter'sSPUMAAC9-21276252286287
10SienaSIEMAAC8-24312255303295

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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