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
9.4
BPI Def Leader
Virginia
6.7
BPI Leader
North Carolina
13.2
7-Day RK CHG Leader
San Diego
44
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI OffBPI DefBPI7-Day RK CHG
1Stephen F. AustinSFASouthland2-1-1.81.2-0.613
2McNeeseMCNSouthland0-2-0.6-1.3-1.810
3NichollsNICHSouthland2-2-1.0-1.0-2.0--
4Abilene ChristianACUSouthland3-0-1.9-0.3-2.217
5LamarLAMSouthland1-2-1.6-0.8-2.42
6Sam Houston StateSHSUSouthland2-2-2.8-0.8-3.54
7Houston BaptistHBSouthland1-1-1.1-3.2-4.35
8New OrleansUNOSouthland2-2-3.1-1.3-4.45
9SE LouisianaSELASouthland1-3-4.0-0.4-4.421
10Texas A&M-CCAMCCSouthland2-1-3.5-1.0-4.510
11Central ArkansasUCASouthland2-2-2.2-2.7-4.86
12Northwestern StateNWSTSouthland1-2-4.7-2.5-7.21
13Incarnate WordUIWSouthland3-1-5.2-3.6-8.86

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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