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
Kansas
37-3
SOS Leader
Arizona
19-15
SOR Leader
North Carolina
36-3
NCAAM RPI Leader
Kansas
37-3
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI RKSOS RKSOR RKRPI RK
101San Diego StSDSUMW20-13101108101--
102NC StateNCSTACC15-16102674--
103Missouri StMOSUMVC17-1610398134--
104BradleyBRADMVC21-1710491109--
105Southern MissUSMC-USA19-14105102120--
106UCFUCFC-USA16-15106128149--
107CornellCORIvy22-610724165--
108UTEPUTEPC-USA19-14108104115--
109DePaulDEPBig East11-191097132--
110Seton HallHALLBig East17-151105783--
111South FloridaUSFBig East12-1911162152--
112North Dakota StNDSUSummit16-13112220173--
113LSULSUSEC13-1811359138--
114CSU NorthridgeCSNBig West20-10114233117--
115ValparaisoVALPHorizon22-14115115108--
116Portland StPRSTBig Sky23-10116200103--
117CincinnatiCINBig East13-1911710113--
118Robert MorrisRMUNEC26-811830798--
119BrownBRWNIvy19-10119226121--
120Wright StWRSTHorizon21-1012016284--
121BelmontBELA-Sun25-9121275106--
122Sam Houston StSHSUSouthland23-8122331122--
123Cleveland StCLEVHorizon21-13123116100--
124UICUICHorizon18-15124131143--
125RiderRIDMAAC23-11125270129--

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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