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 Leader
Villanova
11-0
SOS Leader
Texas Southern
0-10
SOR Leader
Arizona State
9-0
NCAAM RPI Leader
Michigan State
9-1
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI RKSOS RKSOR RKRPI RK
1VillanovaVILLBig East11-017728
2PurduePURBig Ten10-22441521
3Wichita StateWICHAmerican8-13521111
4KansasKUBig 127-242156520
5VirginiaUVAACC8-15761322
6Michigan StateMSUBig Ten9-164671
7XavierXAVBig East9-171061214
8CincinnatiCINAmerican8-281865671
9North CarolinaUNCACC9-196099
10DukeDUKEACC11-1105042
11West VirginiaWVUBig 129-1111311613
12Virginia TechVTACC9-1123304598
13Notre DameNDACC8-213953356
14GonzagaGONZWCC8-214422048
15MiamiMIAACC8-0152611046
16TCUTCUBig 1210-01614636
17Texas TechTTUBig 128-1171451842
18Seton HallHALLBig East9-1181081426
19NevadaNEVMW8-219622416
20Texas A&MTAMUSEC9-12045610
21ArizonaARIZPac-127-321163627
22CreightonCREIBig East8-222802939
23Florida StateFSUACC9-023227534
24Arizona StateASUPac-129-0244114
25BaylorBAYBig 128-2258830121

Glossary

  • BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I 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.
  • 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.
  • RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).

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