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
Gonzaga
37-2
SOS Leader
Oklahoma
11-20
SOR Leader
North Carolina
33-7
NCAAM RPI Leader
Villanova
32-4
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI RKSOS RKSOR RKRPI RK
1Middle TennesseeMTUC-USA31-5461873935
2Louisiana TechLTC-USA23-1089285118117
3Old DominionODUC-USA19-12122172124138
4MarshallMRSHC-USA20-15156148143110
5UABUABC-USA17-16163182195200
6RiceRICEC-USA23-12164312157170
7Western KentuckyWKUC-USA15-17222217221225
8UTEPUTEPC-USA15-17236242231224
9CharlotteCHARC-USA13-17240164224243
10Florida Int'lFIUC-USA7-24283250340338
11UTSAUTSAC-USA14-19284269256267
12Florida AtlanticFAUC-USA10-20290220289282
13North TexasUNTC-USA8-22313290340337
14Southern MissUSMC-USA9-22329257323331

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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