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
Villanova
14.5
BPI Def Leader
Wisconsin
13.6
BPI Leader
Duke
22.5
7-Day RK CHG Leader
Duke
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RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI OffBPI DefBPI7-Day RK CHG
1Kent StateKENTMAC E24-102.63.35.9--
2AkronAKRMAC E24-112.12.24.3--
3OhioOHIOMAC E22-155.9-1.74.2--
4Miami (OH)M-OHMAC E14-18-4.26.11.9--
5Western MichiganWMUMAC W18-151.20.11.3--
6BuffaloBUFFMAC E18-123.6-3.30.3--
7Central MichiganCMUMAC W15-15-3.51.9-1.6--
8Eastern MichiganEMUMAC W17-15-2.60.5-2.1--
9Bowling GreenBGSUMAC E14-16-4.81.8-3.0--
10Ball StateBALLMAC W15-15-7.54.1-3.4--
11Northern IllinoisNIUMAC W10-20-0.3-4.8-5.1--
12ToledoTOLMAC W4-28-13.10.7-12.4--

Glossary

  • 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.

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