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
13.8
BPI Def Leader
Virginia
15.2
BPI Leader
Villanova
19.9
7-Day RK CHG Leader
Villanova
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RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI OffBPI DefBPI7-Day RK CHG
1Wichita StateWICHMVC26-93.311.114.4--
2Northern IowaUNIMVC23-13-1.57.56.0--
3EvansvilleEVANMVC25-92.52.55.0--
4Southern IllinoisSIUMVC22-101.60.31.9--
5Illinois StateILSTMVC18-14-2.84.71.8--
6Indiana StateINSTMVC15-17-2.51.5-1.0--
7Loyola ChicagoL-ILMVC15-17-6.14.3-1.8--
8DrakeDRKEMVC7-24-2.6-2.2-4.7--
9Missouri StateMOSTMVC13-19-3.4-1.7-5.2--
10BradleyBRADMVC5-27-12.51.5-10.9--

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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