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
North Carolina
5-0
SOS Leader
Texas Southern
1-4
SOR Leader
Furman
5-0
NCAAM RPI Leader
North Carolina
5-0
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI RKSOS RKSOR RKRPI RK
1Georgia StateGASTSun Belt3-15817174--
2LouisianaULSun Belt2-2767114--
3Georgia SouthernGASOSun Belt5-012329626--
4Appalachian StateAPPSun Belt1-416562311--
5South AlabamaSALASun Belt3-2186197230--
6Texas StateTXSTSun Belt2-1195297191--
7UL MonroeULMSun Belt2-220326149--
8Coastal CarolinaCCUSun Belt3-3219239247--
9TroyTROYSun Belt2-3233216281--
10Little RockUALRSun Belt2-226150146--
11Arkansas StateARSTSun Belt1-2310141291--
12UT ArlingtonUTASun Belt3-1329342190--

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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