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
1DukeDUKEACC30-641231
2MiamiMIAACC29-71531114
3NC StateNCSTACC24-1129564232
4North CarolinaUNCACC25-1131222718
5VirginiaUVAACC23-12401076474
6MarylandMDACC25-1352715472
7ClemsonCLEMACC13-189072157181
8Georgia TechGTACC16-1510363101148
9Boston CollegeBCACC16-1711645105112
10Florida StFSUACC18-16120368284
11Wake ForestWAKEACC13-1815565136170
12Virginia TechVTACC13-1917738137174

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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