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
Duke
13.7
BPI Def Leader
Wisconsin
12.2
BPI Leader
Ohio State
21.8
7-Day RK CHG Leader
Ohio State
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RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI OffBPI DefBPI7-Day RK CHG
1Ohio StateOSUBig Ten34-311.410.421.8--
2KansasKUBig 1235-313.36.519.8--
3DukeDUKEACC32-513.75.319.0--
4PittsburghPITTBig East28-68.89.418.2--
5KentuckyUKSEC29-98.77.816.5--
6PurduePURBig Ten26-87.19.116.2--
7TexasTEXBig 1228-88.08.116.1--
8WisconsinWISBig Ten25-93.712.216.0--
9San Diego StateSDSUMountain West34-36.69.015.6--
10North CarolinaUNCACC29-811.24.215.4--
11FloridaFLASEC29-88.66.515.1--
12SyracuseSYRBig East27-87.27.314.6--
13BYUBYUMountain West32-513.20.814.0--
14Notre DameNDBig East27-79.84.214.0--
15LouisvilleLOUBig East25-108.05.913.9--
16West VirginiaWVUBig East21-124.58.412.9--
17ArizonaARIZPac-1230-89.73.012.7--
18UConnCONNBig East32-96.85.011.8--
19GeorgetownGTWNBig East21-115.85.911.7--
20Utah StateUSUWAC30-42.98.511.4--
21CincinnatiCINBig East26-92.18.810.9--
22Kansas StateKSUBig 1223-115.85.110.8--
23TempleTEMA 1026-84.16.610.7--
24XavierXAVA 1024-85.25.310.5--
25St. John'sSJUBig East21-124.04.78.6--

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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