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
Ohio State
Most Quality Wins
Ohio State
SOS Leader
Texas Southern
Non-Conf SOS Leader
Texas Southern
1GeorgetownGTWNBig East3-0103100-0142142
2DePaulDEPBig East3-0349341-0253253
3ButlerBUTBig East2-086--870-0298298
4St. John'sSJUBig East2-092--930-0304304
5MarquetteMARQBig East2-1118--1180-19595
6XavierXAVBig East2-1143--1420-1178178
7CreightonCREIBig East2-1145--1440-1206206
8Seton HallHALLBig East1-1149--1480-14141
9ProvidencePROVBig East2-1159--1580-0235235
10VillanovaVILLBig East2-1170--1690-1227227


  • 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.