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.

SOR Leader
Kansas
33-5
Most Quality Wins
Virginia
29-8
SOS Leader
Virginia
29-8
Non-Conf SOS Leader
Texas Southern
18-15
RKTEAMCONFW-LSOR RKSeedSOR S-CurveQual W-LSOS RKNon-Conf SOS RK
1WinthropWINBig South23-9121--1260-0319308
2High PointHPUBig South21-11141--1450-0273161
3UNC AshevilleUNCABig South22-1214215620-2249146
4Coastal CarolinaCCUBig South21-12166--1680-0330329
5RadfordRADBig South16-15193--1930-1252179
6Gardner-WebbWEBBBig South17-16203--2010-3210100
7LibertyLIBBig South13-19264--2580-3248191
8Charleston SouthernCHSOBig South9-21296--2860-218875
9PresbyterianPREBig South11-20297--2870-1300285
10CampbellCAMBig South12-18298--2880-0347351
11LongwoodLONGBig South10-23305--2960-0314302

Glossary

  • SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
  • Seed: Seed in the NCAA Tournament based on SOR.
  • SOR S-Curve: A team's spot on the NCAA Tournament S-Curve based on current SOR.
  • Qual W-L: Number of wins and losses against current top 50 BPI teams.
  • SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
  • Non-Conf SOS RK: SOS rank for non-conference games to date among all Division I teams.

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