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
Gonzaga
14
BPI Def Leader
Texas Tech
12.6
BPI Leader
Virginia
23.2
7-Day RK CHG Leader
South Florida
10
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI OffBPI DefBPI7-Day RK CHG
1NevadaNEVMountain West29-57.15.712.9--
2Utah StateUSUMountain West28-74.54.48.91
3Fresno StateFRESMountain West23-93.53.26.7--
4San Diego StateSDSUMountain West21-130.63.44.12
5Boise StateBSUMountain West13-202.40.12.61
6UNLVUNLVMountain West17-142.0-0.71.31
7New MexicoUNMMountain West14-18-0.3-0.6-0.91
8Colorado StateCSUMountain West12-202.8-4.4-1.5--
9Air ForceAFAMountain West14-18-2.9-3.6-6.5--
10WyomingWYOMountain West8-24-6.9-4.0-10.8--
11San José StSJSUMountain West4-27-8.1-7.0-15.1--

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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