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 Off Leader
North Carolina
BPI Def Leader
Washington State
BPI Leader
North Carolina
7-Day RK CHG Leader
North Carolina
1AkronAKRMAC E23-
2Miami (OH)M-OHMAC E17-13-
3Kent StateKENTMAC E19-
4BuffaloBUFFMAC E21-12-
5Bowling GreenBGSUMAC E19-14-
6OhioOHIOMAC E15-17-
7Western MichiganWMUMAC W10-21-3.30.6-2.6--
8Ball StateBALLMAC W14-17-8.85.2-3.5--
9Central MichiganCMUMAC W12-19-4.6-0.3-4.9--
10Northern IllinoisNIUMAC W10-20-1.9-4.8-6.7--
11ToledoTOLMAC W7-25-6.6-0.7-7.3--
12Eastern MichiganEMUMAC W8-24-9.41.7-7.8--


  • BPI Off: BPI Offense measures a team's offensive strength compared an average offense on a scale of points per 70 possessions.
  • BPI Def: BPI Defense measures a team's defensive strength compared an average defense on a scale of points per 70 possessions.
  • BPI: Basketball Power Index measures a team's true strength going forward; expected point margin per 70 possessions vs an average opponent on a neutral court. BPI = BPI OFF + BPI DEF.
  • 7-Day RK CHG: Team's BPI rank change from seven days ago.