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
Virginia
35-3
Most Quality Wins
Michigan State
32-7
SOS Leader
Michigan State
32-7
Non-Conf SOS Leader
Duke
32-6
RKTEAMCONFW-LSOR RKSeedSOR S-CurveQual W-LSOS RKNon-Conf SOS RK
1TennesseeTENNSEC31-66269-63115
2KentuckyUKSEC30-772712-51811
3AuburnAUBSEC30-10115119-7206
4LSULSUSEC28-7143147-53923
5Mississippi StateMSSTSEC23-11255256-63028
6FloridaFLASEC20-164410443-13157
7Ole MissMISSSEC20-13508714-850110
8AlabamaALASEC18-1659--774-103551
9South CarolinaSCSEC16-1670--853-103439
10ArkansasARKSEC18-1673--872-105473
11MissouriMIZSEC15-1783--951-104274
12Texas A&MTA&MSEC14-18105--1141-94778
13GeorgiaUGASEC11-21145--1512-949182
14VanderbiltVANSEC9-23175--1790-1236122

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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