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.

RKTEAMCONFW-LProj W-LConf W-LProj Conf W-LWin Conf (Reg)Rem SOS RK
2North CarolinaUNCACC4-024.4-5.60-013.8-4.262.2%12
4Western KentuckyWKUC-USA3-121.1-5.90-014.6-3.482.5%150
9BuffaloBUFFMAC E3-022.9-7.10-013.7-4.380.2%130
10KansasKUBig 123-022.9-7.10-012.7-5.368%8
11North TexasUNTC-USA6-020.2-6.80-011.8-6.215.5%208
13Northern KentuckyNKUHorizon5-022.2-8.80-012.6-5.450.9%265
14San Diego StateSDSUMW2-020.8-8.20-012.0-6.019%115
16Virginia TechVTACC3-021.5-8.50-010.8-7.27.6%43
17Saint Mary'sSMCWCC3-021.4-8.60-010.4-5.610.8%106
19UNC GreensboroUNCGSouthern3-122.1-8.90-012.5-5.531.6%230
21NC StateNCSTACC4-021.9-9.10-010.8-7.27.8%32
22MontanaMONTBig Sky4-021.9-9.10-014.2-5.853.6%220
23Florida StateFSUACC2-020.4-8.60-010.6-7.46.6%53
24MarquetteMARQBig East3-121.1-8.90-011.8-6.244.2%54
25Murray StateMURROVC2-020.4-8.60-012.9-5.146.5%241


  • Proj W-L: Projected overall W-L, accounting for results to date and BPI-based projections for remaining scheduled games. It is the average W-L from the season simulations.
  • Proj Conf W-L: Projected Conference W-L, accounting for results to date and BPI-based projections for remaining scheduled games. It is the average conference W-L from the season simulations.
  • Win Conf (Reg): Chance to at least share the best conference W-L record in a team's conference based on simulations. No tie-breaking is applied.
  • Rem SOS RK: Remaining Strength of Schedule rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical top 25 team would do against each team's future schedule. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.