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
34-4
SOS Leader
Florida State
25-10
SOR Leader
North Carolina
34-4
NCAAM RPI Leader
North Carolina
34-4
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI RKSOS RKSOR RKRPI RK
51MichiganMICHBig Ten21-14511136--
52San Diego StateSDSUMW26-10529453--
53South CarolinaSCSEC21-10537454--
54Virginia TechVTACC19-15542662--
55AuburnAUBSEC24-12558365--
56Illinois StateILSTMVC24-105616280--
57Texas A&MTA&MBig 1224-10575932--
58UNLVUNLVMW21-11588970--
59New MexicoUNMMW22-125911289--
60CreightonCREIMVC27-86016557--
61SienaSIEMAAC27-86111042--
62TulsaTLSAC-USA25-11627044--
63NC StateNCSTACC16-14633571--
64StanfordSTANPac-1220-14646983--
65Rhode IslandURIA 1023-11657858--
66VanderbiltVANSEC19-12667372--
67MinnesotaMINNBig Ten22-11675238--
68Penn StatePSUBig Ten27-11685629--
69Washington StateWSUPac-1217-16693378--
70DaytonDAYA 1027-8708631--
71Mississippi StateMSSTSEC23-13717667--
72NorthwesternNWBig Ten17-14724973--
73ArizonaARIZPac-1221-14732745--
74Utah StateUSUWAC30-57427546--
75Cleveland StateCLEVHorizon26-11759564--

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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