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
24-3
Most Quality Wins
Maryland
22-4
SOS Leader
Minnesota
12-13
Non-Conf SOS Leader
Houston Baptist
3-22
RKTEAMCONFW-LSOR RKSeedSOR S-CurveQual W-LSOS RKNon-Conf SOS RK
1Wright StateWRSTHorizon24-611915610-0353351
2Northern KentuckyNKUHorizon21-8123--1290-1318194
3Green BayGBHorizon14-14207--2070-318563
4Youngstown StYSUHorizon16-13219--2180-2303219
5UICUICHorizon14-15241--2390-0305277
6MilwaukeeMILWHorizon12-15270--2680-2286247
7OaklandOAKHorizon11-17272--2700-220488
8Cleveland StateCLEVHorizon10-19300--2980-222798
9Detroit MercyDETHorizon6-22328----0-215026
10IUPUIIUPUHorizon6-23343--3410-1246168

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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