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
1PacificPACBig West23-12-3.97.13.3--
2Long Beach StateLBSUBig West17-163.0-1.31.8--
3UC Santa BarbaraUCSBBig West20-10-1.22.31.2--
4CSU FullertonCSFBig West16-153.8-5.0-1.3--
5UC RiversideUCRBig West12-17-6.43.3-3.2--
6CSU NorthridgeCSUNBig West11-211.8-5.5-3.8--
7UC DavisUCDBig West14-18-1.4-3.1-4.5--
8Cal PolyCPBig West12-19-0.3-5.5-5.8--
9UC IrvineUCIBig West14-18-3.3-2.8-6.1--

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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