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
Virginia
23-2
Most Quality Wins
Kansas
20-6
SOS Leader
Kansas
20-6
Non-Conf SOS Leader
Kansas
20-6
RKTEAMCONFW-LSOR RKSeedSOR S-CurveQual W-LSOS RKNon-Conf SOS RK
1Abilene ChristianACUSouthland21-5117--1220-1353338
2Sam Houston StateSHSUSouthland18-915016640-1296183
3New OrleansUNOSouthland15-10206--2070-1326164
4LamarLAMSouthland15-12232--2310-1345263
5Stephen F. AustinSFASouthland13-12239--2381-1324200
6Houston BaptistHBSouthland10-14269--2680-123651
7SE LouisianaSELASouthland13-14272--2710-4277101
8Central ArkansasUCASouthland10-16291--2900-220848
9NichollsNICHSouthland11-15294--2920-3283170
10Texas A&M-CCAMCCSouthland11-15300--2980-1327268
11Northwestern StateNWSTSouthland10-17318--3160-2258105
T12McNeeseMCNSouthland8-18338--3480-2298151
T12Incarnate WordUIWSouthland6-20338--3390-2303195

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 based on SOR.
  • 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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