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 […]

MBB Data Points: February 16, 2015

KPI Rankings by Team: KPI Rankings by Conference: KPI Team By Team Resumes: KPI DIFFs Algorithm Rankings: TV Schedule: 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: January 13, 2015

Upset Sunday:  Arizona, Duke, and Wisconsin all lost on Sunday yet all remained in the KPI Top 10 Rankings.  All three losses were on the road to three teams who have a combined record of 33-16. Virginia vs. Kentucky:  Virginia has three of the top 11 wins of the season […]

MBB Data Points: January 5, 2015

Kentucky: Forget what the Wildcats might do for now, instead let’s focus on what they have done.  UK is the No. 1 defensive team and No. 9 offensive team by the DIFFs algorithm.  They have five wins against the KPI Top 50 by an average margin of 17.2 PPG. Big […]

Week 15 KPI FBS Prologue – “Last Call”

This weekend’s results can make things very easy or very difficult for the committee.  There’s no real middle ground. Most would agree that Alabama, Oregon, and Florida State are in with a win (all are in the top five of the KPI Rankings).  Most would agree there are as many […]