WEEK 16 WEDNESDAY #KPI BASKETBALL (as of 2/26/14)

To find top wins by team, location, margin, etc., use the “Sort” or “Filter” functions in this Excel fileConference #KPI Rankings are also available (through Feb 25)

  • Key wins were picked up by No. 57 Xavier (win at No. 64 St. John’s, +.63), No. 34 Saint Joseph’s (win vs. No. 50 Dayton, +.48) and No. 54 Minnesota (win vs. No. 28 Iowa, +.46).  Other top wins included No. 231 Air Force (win at No. 103 Wyoming, +.51), No. 89 Georgia (win vs. No. 51 Missouri, +.44) and No. 100 Wake Forest (win vs. No. 72 Clemson, +.36).

#KPI Basketball Field of 68 (through Feb 25): Automatic bids from the 32 conferences are determined (for now) by best conference record, then best overall record, then best #KPI.  Full rankings can be found here:

  1. PAC-12 / #1 Arizona (25-2, 12-2 Pac-12), .378 / Best Win: at San Diego State .95
  2. BIG 12 / #2 Kansas (22-6, 13-2 Big 12), .364 / Best Win: at Iowa State .88
  3. #3 Wisconsin (23-5, 10-5 Big Ten), .346 / Best Win: at Virginia .96
  4. SEC / #4 Florida (26-2, 15-0 SEC), .333 / Best Win: at Kentucky .89
  5. #5 Villanova (24-3, 12-2 Big East), .318 / Best Win: at Saint Joseph’s .88
  6. MVC / #6 Wichita State (30-0, 17-0 MVC), .310 / Best Win: at Saint Louis .98
  7. BIG EAST / #7 Creighton (23-4, 13-2 Big East), .298 / Best Win: at Villanova 1.09
  8. #7 Syracuse (26-2, 13-2 ACC), .297 / Best Win: at Pittsburgh .75
  9. ATLANTIC 10 / #9 Saint Louis (25-2, 12-0 A-10), .279 / Best Win: at Saint Joseph’s .85
  10. BIG TEN / #10 Michigan (19-7, 11-3 Big Ten), .275 / Best Win: at Wisconsin .93
  11. #11 Massachusetts (21-5, 8-4 A-10), .272 / Best Win: at George Washington .78
  12. ACC / #12 Virginia (23-5, 14-1 ACC), .272 / Best Win: at N.C. State .76
  13. #13 Duke (23-6, 12-4 ACC), .269 / Best Win: at Pittsburgh .81
  14. #14 Kentucky (21-6, 11-3 SEC), .268 / Best Win: at Missouri .67
  15. #15 Ohio State (22-6, 9-6 Big Ten), .268 / Best Win: at Wisconsin .89
  16. #16 Michigan State (22-6, 11-4 Big Ten), .264 / Best Win: at Texas .83
  17. #17 New Mexico (22-5, 13-2 Mountain West), .264 / Best Win: at New Mexico State .73
  18. #18 UCLA (21-6, 10-4 Pac-12), .257 / Best Win: at Colorado .80
  19. #19 Iowa State (21-5, 9-5 Big 12), .254 / Best Win: at BYU .68
  20. AMERICAN / #20 Cincinnati (24-4, 13-2 American), .248 / Best Win: at Louisville .89
  21. #21 North Carolina (20-7, 10-4 ACC), .244 / Best Win: at Michigan State .90
  22. #22 Texas (20-7, 9-5 Big 12), .231 / Best Win: at North Carolina .79
  23. MOUNTAIN WEST / #23 San Diego State (24-3, 13-2 Mountain West), .229 / Best Win: at Kansas .92
  24. #24 Louisville (23-4, 12-2 American), .229 / Best Win: at Cincinnati .88
  25. #25 Oklahoma (20-8, 9-6 Big 12), .219 / Best Win: at Texas .78
  26. #26 VCU (20-7, 8-4 A-10), .212 / Best Win: at Virginia .88
  27. #27 Connecticut (21-6, 9-5 American), .203 / Best Win: at Memphis .82
  28. #28 Iowa (19-8, 8-6 Big Ten), .199 / Best Win: at Ohio State .87
  29. #29 George Washington (20-7, 8-5 A-10), .198 / Best Win: vs. Creighton .75
  30. WCC / #30 Gonzaga (23-6, 13-3 WCC), .194 / Best Win: at San Francisco .60
  31. MAC / #31 Toledo (23-4, 11-3 MAC), .193 / Best Win: at Akron .61
  32. #32 Stanford (18-8, 9-5 Pac-12), .193 / Best Win: at Connecticut .80
  33. #33 Colorado (20-8, 9-6 Pac-12), .191 / Best Win: vs. Kansas .59
  34. #34 Saint Joseph’s (20-7, 10-3 A-10), .182 / Best Win: at Dayton .68
  35. #35 Pittsburgh (20-7, 8-6 ACC), .179 / Best Win: at N.C. State .66
  36. #36 Southern Miss (23-5, 10-3 C-USA), .178 / Best Win: at North Dakota State .79
  37. #37 BYU (20-10, 12-5 WCC), .178 / Best Win: at Stanford .72
  38. #38 California (18-9, 9-5 Pac-12), .177 / Best Win: at Oregon .73
  39. #39 Baylor (18-9, 6-8 Big 12), .177 / Best Win: at Oklahoma State .67
  40. SUMMIT / #40 North Dakota State (21-6, 10-2 Summit), .175 / Best Win: at Western Michigan .63
  41. #41 Oregon (18-8, 6-8 Pac-12), .174 / Best Win: at Utah .56
  42. #42 Arizona State (19-8, 8-6 Pac-12), .173 / Best Win: at California .68
  43. #43 Kansas State (19-9, 9-6 Big 12), .170 / Best Win: vs. Gonzaga .66
  44. #44 SMU (22-6, 11-4 American), .170 / Best Win: at Connecticut .85
  45. IVY / #45 Harvard (22-4, 9-1 Ivy), .170 / Best Win: at Boston U. .67
  46. SOUTHLAND / #46 Stephen F. Austin (25-2, 14-0 Southland), .166 / Best Win: at Sam Houston State .70
  47. HORIZON / #47 Green Bay (22-5, 12-2 Horizon), .165 / Best Win: at Cleveland State .69
  48. #48 Oklahoma State (18-10, 6-9 Big 12), .165 / Best Win: vs. Louisiana Tech .65
  49. #49 Memphis (21-6, 10-4 American), .164 / Best Win: at Louisville .91
  50. #50 Dayton (19-9, 7-6 A-10), .161 / Best Win: vs. Gonzaga .63
  51. #51 Missouri (19-9, 7-8 SEC), .160 / Best Win: at Arkansas .63
  52. #52 Ohio (19-8, 9-5 MAC), .158 / Best Win: at Richmond .65
  53. OHIO VALLEY / #53 Belmont (21-8, 12-2 OVC), .158 / Best Win: at Middle Tennessee .79
  54. WAC / #68 New Mexico State (21-8, 10-3 WAC), .119 / Best Win: at New Mexico .89
  55. CONFERENCE USA / #69 Middle Tennessee (21-7, 11-2 C-USA), .117 / Best Win: vs. Southern Miss .58
  56. MAAC / #74 Iona (19-8, 16-2 MAAC), .109 / Best Win: at Florida Gulf Coast .57
  57. COLONIAL / #80 Delaware (20-9, 12-2 Colonial), .105 / Best Win: at William & Mary .55
  58. ATLANTIC SUN / #82 Mercer (22-7, 13-3 Atlantic Sun), .100 / Best Win: at Mississippi .52
  59. SUN BELT / #91 Georgia State (20-7, 13-1 Sun Belt), .086 / Best Win: at Western Kentucky .66
  60. BIG WEST / #92 UC-Santa Barbara (18-7, 9-3 Big West), .086 / Best Win: at UNLV .62
  61. PATRIOT / #97 Boston U. (20-9, 13-3 Patriot), .083 / Best Win: at Quinnipiac .65
  62. AMERICA EAST / #117 Vermont (19-9, 13-1 America East), .058 / Best Win: at Yale .48
  63. MEAC / #121 North Carolina Central (22-5, 12-1 MEAC), .052 / Best Win: at N.C. State .65
  64. NORTHEAST / #137 Robert Morris (18-11, 13-1 Northeast), .034 / Best Win: at St. Francis-NY .44
  65. SOUTHERN / #142 Davidson (17-11, 13-1 Southern), .032 / Best Win: at Wofford .49
  66. BIG SKY / #154 Weber State (15-9, 12-4 Big Sky), .018 / Best Win: Northern Colorado .29
  67. BIG SOUTH / #183 VMI (17-10, 10-4 Big South), -.008 / Best Win: at Radford .45
  68. SWAC / #252 Alabama State (15-10, 9-5 SWAC), -.072 / Best Win: Alcorn State .15
  69. (NIT 1) #54 Minnesota (18-11, 7-9 Big Ten), .158 / Best Win: at Richmond .72
  70. (NIT 1) #55 Florida State (16-11, 7-8 ACC), .154 / Best Win: at Pittsburgh .76
  71. (NIT 1) #56 Nebraska (16-10, 8-6 Big Ten), .152 / Best Win: at Michigan State .89
  72. (NIT 1) #57 Xavier (19-9, 9-6 Big East), .150 / Best Win: vs. Cincinnati .79
  73. (NIT 2) #58 Richmond (18-9, 8-4 A-10), .148 / Best Win: vs. Massachusetts .56
  74. (NIT 2) #59 Tennessee (16-11, 7-7 SEC), .143 / Best Win: vs. Virginia .70
  75. (NIT 2) #60 St. Mary’s-CA (20-9, 10-6 WCC), .142 / Best Win: at Boise State .66
  76. (NIT 2) #61 Arkansas (18-9, 7-7 SEC), .135 / Best Win: vs. Kentucky .53

#KPI Top Games for Wednesday, February 26:

  1. #39 Baylor at #22 Texas (Wednesday 9 p.m. ET, ESPNU)
  2. #32 Stanford at #42 Arizona State (Wednesday 11 p.m. ET, ESPNU)
  3. #38 California at #1 Arizona (Wednesday 9 p.m. ET, ESPN2)
  4. #21 North Carolina at #62 N.C. State (Wednesday 8 p.m. ET, ESPN Full Court/ACC Network)
  5. #56 Nebraska at #83 Illinois (Wednesday 9 p.m. ET, BTN)

Notes on Rule Changes: For full data through Sunday, February 23, reference the full Week 16 #KPI update.  The PDF file with weekly tracking can be found here: https://kpisports.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/college-basketball-statistical-trends-through-2-23-14.pdf.

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