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
1North CarolinaUNCACC33-73515
2LouisvilleLOUACC25-967137
3DukeDUKEACC28-97866
4VirginiaUVAACC23-111162218
5Notre DameNDACC26-1023141423
6Florida StateFSUACC26-924291813
7Wake ForestWAKEACC19-1430174340
8MiamiMIAACC21-1231233342
9SyracuseSYRACC19-1535506684
10ClemsonCLEMACC17-1639215569
11Virginia TechVTACC22-1152263047
12PittsburghPITTACC16-1771126473
13Georgia TechGTACC21-16864254106
14NC StateNCSTACC15-17874188142
15Boston CollegeBCACC9-2315838183217

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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