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
Virginia
35-3
SOS Leader
Michigan State
32-7
SOR Leader
Virginia
35-3
NCAAM RPI Leader
Virginia
35-3
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI RKSOS RKSOR RKRPI RK
1Georgia SouthernGASOSun Belt21-12102174123--
2Georgia StateGASTSun Belt24-1011112271--
3Texas StateTXSTSun Belt24-10119306129--
4UL MonroeULMSun Belt19-16143175180--
5Coastal CarolinaCCUSun Belt17-17157182188--
6LouisianaULSun Belt19-13180198149--
7UT ArlingtonUTASun Belt17-16184119155--
8Appalachian StateAPPSun Belt11-21200158260--
9South AlabamaSALASun Belt17-17214269222--
10TroyTROYSun Belt12-18234187234--
11Little RockUALRSun Belt10-21241211296--
12Arkansas StateARSTSun Belt13-19269189237--

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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