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
1FloridaFLASEC27-9591110
2KentuckyUKSEC32-693154
3South CarolinaSCSEC26-1128392443
4VanderbiltVANSEC19-1638225138
5ArkansasARKSEC26-1045542725
6AlabamaALASEC19-1558647478
7TennesseeTENNSEC16-1662337183
8GeorgiaUGASEC19-1568375352
9Texas A&MTA&MSEC16-1573538193
10Ole MissMISSSEC22-1475625675
11AuburnAUBSEC18-14826573114
12Mississippi StateMSSTSEC16-169976111147
13MissouriMIZSEC8-2417263226254
14LSULSUSEC10-2119149150188

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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