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
North Carolina
5-0
SOS Leader
Texas Southern
1-4
SOR Leader
Furman
5-0
NCAAM RPI Leader
North Carolina
5-0
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI RKSOS RKSOR RKRPI RK
1MontanaMONTBig Sky4-110926598--
2Weber StateWEBBig Sky3-2139256198--
3Northern ColoradoUNCOBig Sky2-0159349132--
4Eastern WashingtonEWUBig Sky1-317314250--
5Portland StatePRSTBig Sky2-1197127173--
6Idaho StateIDSTBig Sky2-222952171--
7Sacramento StateSACBig Sky1-0257353242--
8Montana StateMTSTBig Sky1-427568312--
9Southern UtahSUUBig Sky3-028131152--
10IdahoIDHOBig Sky1-2319255306--
11Northern ArizonaNAUBig Sky2-2332198183--

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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