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 Off Leader
North Carolina
13.8
BPI Def Leader
Virginia
15.2
BPI Leader
Villanova
19.9
7-Day RK CHG Leader
Villanova
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RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI OffBPI DefBPI7-Day RK CHG
1VillanovaVILLBig East34-58.911.019.9--
2North CarolinaUNCACC33-613.84.818.7--
3Michigan StateMSUBig Ten29-610.58.118.6--
4VirginiaUVAACC29-83.415.218.6--
5KansasKUBig 1233-511.86.618.5--
6LouisvilleLOUACC23-84.512.617.1--
7West VirginiaWVUBig 1226-98.97.716.5--
8KentuckyUKSEC27-99.86.416.2--
9PurduePURBig Ten26-97.78.215.9--
10IndianaINDBig Ten27-811.54.315.8--
11DukeDUKEACC25-1112.13.515.6--
12SMUSMUAmerican25-56.88.215.0--
13OklahomaOKLABig 1229-810.14.814.9--
14ArizonaARIZPac-1225-99.65.214.8--
15Wichita StateWICHMVC26-93.311.114.4--
16XavierXAVBig East28-610.14.014.1--
17VanderbiltVANSEC19-146.07.613.6--
18UConnCONNAmerican25-114.49.113.5--
19MiamiMIAACC27-86.76.813.5--
20MarylandMDBig Ten27-96.37.013.3--
21Texas A&MTA&MSEC28-95.57.513.0--
22OregonOREPac-1231-78.34.713.0--
23CincinnatiCINAmerican22-113.39.613.0--
24IowaIOWABig Ten22-117.45.512.9--
25Iowa StateISUBig 1223-1212.30.512.8--

Glossary

  • BPI Off: BPI Offense measures a team's offensive strength compared an average offense on a scale of points per 70 possessions.
  • BPI Def: BPI Defense measures a team's defensive strength compared an average defense on a scale of points per 70 possessions.
  • BPI: Basketball Power Index measures a team's true strength going forward; expected point margin per 70 possessions vs an average opponent on a neutral court. BPI = BPI OFF + BPI DEF.
  • 7-Day RK CHG: Team's BPI rank change from seven days ago.

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