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.

SOR Leader
Furman
5-0
Most Quality Wins
Furman
5-0
SOS Leader
Texas Southern
1-3
Non-Conf SOS Leader
Texas Southern
1-3
RKTEAMCONFW-LSOR RKSeedSOR S-CurveQual W-LSOS RKNon-Conf SOS RK
1Southern MissUSMC-USA3-0103100-0132132
2Western KentuckyWKUC-USA3-1246241-04444
3North TexasUNTC-USA6-0349340-0327327
4MarshallMRSHC-USA3-05314530-0290290
5Louisiana TechLTC-USA3-168--730-0130130
6Florida AtlanticFAUC-USA3-179--831-0139139
7UABUABC-USA2-099--1000-0331331
8Florida InternationalFIUC-USA4-1141--1410-0282282
9Middle TennesseeMTSUC-USA3-1164--1630-0264264
10RiceRICEC-USA3-2192--1910-1119119
11Old DominionODUC-USA2-2219--2180-0202202
12CharlotteCHARC-USA1-2274--2730-0279279
13UTEPUTEPC-USA1-2287--2860-0122122
14UTSAUTSAC-USA0-3322--3270-18282

Glossary

  • 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.
  • Seed: Seed in the NCAA Tournament.
  • SOR S-Curve: A team's spot on the NCAA Tournament S-Curve based on current SOR.
  • Qual W-L: Number of wins and losses against current top 50 BPI 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.
  • Non-Conf SOS RK: SOS rank for non-conference games to date among all Division I teams.

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