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 […]

MBB Data Points: February 2, 2015

Quality Wins Bunched At The Top:  Of the top nine wins so far this season, Duke has three and Kentucky and Virginia have two apiece.   Miami (at Duke) and Richmond (at VCU) are the other two that snuck in there.  Quality wins of such an extreme nature put all three […]

MBB Data Points: January 19, 2015

Expected W-L:  The “expected” win-loss records for each team are now available on the KPI Rankings page.  These are calculated from the EXPs algorithm.  Other than the team “Non D-I” (Actual Record: 6-409, Expected Record: 0-415), Loyola-MD has overachieved their expected record by more wins than any other team.  14 […]

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 […]

KPI Study: MLB Players Playing For More Teams

Data shows increase of 1.5 teams per MLB player from 1990-2010 (Editor’s Note: A few discrepancies were found in data, resulting in an estimated margin of error of 1.29%. Please reference the Methodology at the end of the post for the details as to how data was obtained and calculated.) […]