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
Duke
23-2
Most Quality Wins
Kansas
20-6
SOS Leader
Penn State
9-16
Non-Conf SOS Leader
Kansas
20-6
RKTEAMCONFW-LSOR RKSeedSOR S-CurveQual W-LSOS RKNon-Conf SOS RK
1LipscombLIPASUN21-54111411-214436
2LibertyLIBASUN23-564--781-1279264
3NJITNJITASUN18-9150--1540-2313299
4North FloridaUNFASUN12-16210--2090-58412
5JacksonvilleJUASUN12-15250--2490-3215278
6Florida Gulf CoastFGCUASUN11-17264--2630-4159116
7North AlabamaUNAASUN8-19295----0-210569
T8StetsonSTETASUN6-21343--3490-4179205
T8Kennesaw StateKENNASUN5-22343--3470-3148120

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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