Defining the Accuracy of KPI

After listening to several people talk about the increased use of analytics in the NCAA Tournament selection process, I got curious as to how accurate those ranking systems were relative to selection. The KPI Rankings performed very well in 2015. When comparing KPI with other computer ranking systems (RPI, ESPN […]

D-I MBB Conference Tournaments

America East  Regular Season Champion: Albany Tournament Champion: TBA Tournament Central American Regular Season Champion: TBA Tournament Champion: TBA Tournament Central Atlantic 10 Regular Season Champion: TBA Tournament Champion: TBA Tournament Central ACC Regular Season Champion: Virginia Tournament Champion: TBA Tournament Central Atlantic Sun Regular Season Champion: North Florida Tournament Champion: TBA Tournament […]

MBB Data Points: February 16, 2015

KPI Rankings by Team: http://www.kpisports.net/rankings/kpibasketball/ KPI Rankings by Conference: http://www.kpisports.net/data/d-mens-college-basketball-conference-data/ KPI Team By Team Resumes: http://www.kpisports.net/data/d-mens-college-basketball-resumes/ KPI DIFFs Algorithm Rankings: http://www.kpisports.net/diffs/d-mens-basketball-diffs/ TV Schedule: http://www.kpisports.net/on-tv/college-basketball/ Strength of Schedule: #3 Kansas (21-4, 10-2 Big 12), .195 SOS #13 Oklahoma (17-8, 8-5 Big 12), .157 SOS #22 Georgetown (16-8, 8-5 Big East), .155 […]

MBB Data Points: February 9, 2015

Round Robin:  This year, both the Big 12 and Big East have been helped by playing a true round robin conference schedule.  The Big 12 finished No. 1 and the Big East No. 2 in non-conference KPI, helping lead both conference’s conference-only KPI to also be No. 1 and No. […]

KPI Study: Comparing the KPI to the RPI

The below chart compares each Division I men’s basketball team’s KPI to their RPI through games of February 4, 2015. The RPI is calculated by taking 25% of a team’s winning percentage, 50% their opponent’s winning percentage and 25% their opponent’s opponent’s winning percentage.  Adjustments are made for home and away […]