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
Gonzaga
12.4
BPI Def Leader
Texas Tech
10.8
BPI Leader
Virginia
20.9
7-Day RK CHG Leader
Grambling
29
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI OffBPI DefBPI7-Day RK CHG
1MontanaMONTBig Sky12-62.11.33.42
2Weber StateWEBBig Sky12-60.60.10.713
3Northern ColoradoUNCOBig Sky11-72.5-2.40.111
4Idaho StateIDSTBig Sky7-80.5-4.9-4.46
5Portland StatePRSTBig Sky6-11-3.1-1.6-4.77
6Sacramento StateSACBig Sky7-8-5.60.7-4.86
7Montana StateMTSTBig Sky7-100.2-5.4-5.24
8Southern UtahSUUBig Sky9-7-3.1-2.1-5.22
9Eastern WashingtonEWUBig Sky5-12-2.2-3.8-6.010
10Northern ArizonaNAUBig Sky5-12-2.5-5.5-8.01
11IdahoIDHOBig Sky4-13-3.7-6.0-9.74

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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