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
8.4
BPI Def Leader
Virginia
6.3
BPI Leader
Michigan State
13.2
7-Day RK CHG Leader
Delaware
45
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI OffBPI DefBPI7-Day RK CHG
1Utah StateUSUMountain West5-04.62.77.36
2San Diego StateSDSUMountain West4-03.63.06.66
3NevadaNEVMountain West2-34.10.64.815
4Boise StateBSUMountain West2-23.01.44.49
5New MexicoUNMMountain West4-12.61.13.77
6UNLVUNLVMountain West2-41.80.92.715
7Fresno StateFRESMountain West2-30.71.22.01
8Colorado StateCSUMountain West3-21.2-1.10.11
9Air ForceAFAMountain West2-20.3-0.8-0.46
10WyomingWYOMountain West2-3-4.8-1.1-5.91
11San José StSJSUMountain West3-2-6.0-3.8-9.81

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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