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.

SOR Leader
Kansas
25-3
Most Quality Wins
Maryland
23-5
SOS Leader
Wisconsin
18-10
Non-Conf SOS Leader
Houston Baptist
3-23
RKTEAMCONFW-LSOR RKSeedSOR S-CurveQual W-LSOS RKNon-Conf SOS RK
1BelmontBELOVC23-79814560-0310255
2Austin PeayAPSUOVC20-10133--1370-223192
3Murray StateMURROVC21-8143--1460-0343344
4Tennessee StateTNSTOVC17-13194--1930-2234167
5Eastern KentuckyEKUOVC14-16247--2450-2241188
6Eastern IllinoisEIUOVC15-14248--2460-2306291
7Morehead StateMOREOVC13-17290--2880-1307311
8Jacksonville StateJVSTOVC12-18307--3050-1258152
9UT MartinUTMOVC8-20320--3180-320375
10Tennessee TechTNTCOVC9-21327--3250-0286208
11SE Missouri StSEMOOVC7-23341--3400-1291257
12SIU-EdwardsvilleSIUEOVC8-22347--3500-1260244

Glossary

  • 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.
  • Seed: Seed in the NCAA Tournament based on SOR.
  • SOR S-Curve: A team's spot on the NCAA Tournament S-Curve based on current SOR.
  • Qual W-L: Number of wins and losses against current top 50 BPI 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.
  • Non-Conf SOS RK: SOS rank for non-conference games to date among all Division I teams.

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