WEEK 17 FRIDAY #KPI BASKETBALL (as of 3/7/14)

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#KPI NCAA Tournament Field of 68 (through March 6): Automatic bids from the 32 conferences are determined by the top remaining seed in the conference tournament if that conference’s regular season is over.  If not, the AQ will temporarily be determined by best conference record, then best overall record, then best #KPI.  This list is comprised purely by math with no scrubbing. Conference tournament brackets are linked below.

  1. PAC-12 / #1 Arizona (28-2, 15-2 Pac-12), .380 / Best Win: at San Diego State .97
  2. BIG 12 / #2 Kansas (23-7, 14-3 Big 12), .339 / Best Win: at Iowa State .82
  3. #3 Wisconsin (25-5, 12-5 Big Ten), .336 / Best Win: at Virginia .98
  4. SEC / #4 Florida (28-2, 17-0 SEC), .330 / Best Win: at Kentucky .82
  5. BIG EAST / #5 Villanova (27-3, 15-2 Big East), .322 / Best Win: at Saint Joseph’s .86
  6. MVC / #6 Wichita State (31-0, 18-0 MVC), .314 / Best Win: at Saint Louis .89
  7. ACC / #7 Virginia (25-5, 16-1 ACC), .284 / Best Win: at Pittsburgh .73
  8. BIG TEN / #8 Michigan (22-7, 14-3 Big Ten), .283 / Best Win: at Wisconsin .94
  9. #9 Creighton (23-6, 13-4 Big East), .270 / Best Win: at Villanova 1.09
  10. #10 Syracuse (26-4, 13-4 ACC), .262 / Best Win: at Pittsburgh .72
  11. #11 Massachusetts (23-6, 10-5 A-10), .258 / Best Win: at George Washington .79
  12. #12 New Mexico (24-5, 15-2 Mountain West), .258 / Best Win: at New Mexico State .73
  13. #13 Duke (23-7, 12-5 ACC), .252 / Best Win: at Pittsburgh .78
  14. #14 Michigan State (23-7, 12-5 Big Ten), .248 / Best Win: at Texas .80
  15. AMERICAN / #15 Cincinnati (25-5, 14-3 American), .246 / Best Win: at Louisville .88
  16. #16 UCLA (23-7, 12-5 Pac-12), .242 / Best Win: at Colorado .78
  17. #17 VCU (23-7, 11-4 A-10), .241 / Best Win: at Virginia .90
  18. #18 North Carolina (23-7, 13-4 ACC), .241 / Best Win: at Michigan State .87
  19. MOUNTAIN WEST / #16 San Diego State (26-3, 15-2 Mountain West), .240 / Best Win: at Kansas .89
  20. #20 Louisville (25-5, 14-3 American), .238 / Best Win: at Connecticut .88
  21. #21 Iowa State (22-7, 10-7 Big 12), .235 / Best Win: at BYU .69
  22. #22 Ohio State (22-8, 9-8 Big Ten), .234 / Best Win: at Wisconsin .90
  23. #23 Oklahoma (22-8, 11-6 Big 12), .231 / Best Win: at Texas .75
  24. ATLANTIC 10 / #22 Saint Louis (25-5, 12-3 A-10), .230 / Best Win: at Saint Joseph’s .83
  25. #25 Kentucky (22-8, 12-5 SEC), .230 / Best Win: at Missouri .68
  26. #26 Texas (22-8, 11-6 Big 12), .218 / Best Win: at North Carolina .80
  27. WCC / #27 Gonzaga (25-6, 15-3 WCC), .217 / Best Win: at St. Mary’s-CA .79
  28. #28 Connecticut (24-6, 12-5 American), .212 / Best Win: at Memphis .77
  29. #29 George Washington (22-7, 10-5 A-10), .204 / Best Win: at Manhattan .74
  30. #30 Oregon (21-8, 9-8 Pac-12), .202 / Best Win: at UCLA .81
  31. #31 Dayton (21-9, 9-6 A-10), .197 / Best Win: at Saint Louis .89
  32. #32 Saint Joseph’s (21-8, 11-4 A-10), .192 / Best Win: at Dayton .72
  33. #33 Colorado (21-9, 10-7 Pac-12), .191 / Best Win: at Stanford .62
  34. #34 Baylor (20-10, 8-9 Big 12), .184 / Best Win: at Oklahoma State .70
  35. #35 Oklahoma State (20-10, 8-9 Big 12), .183 / Best Win: vs. Louisiana Tech .69
  36. SUMMIT / #36 North Dakota State (23-6, 12-2 Summit), .179 / Best Win: at Western Michigan .64
  37. #37 BYU (21-10, 13-5 WCC), .178 / Best Win: at St. Mary’s-CA .66
  38. #38 Southern Miss (26-5, 13-3 C-USA), .178 / Best Win: at North Dakota State .80
  39. #39 Arizona State (21-9, 10-7 Pac-12), .177 / Best Win: vs. Arizona .67
  40. #40 Iowa (20-10, 9-8 Big Ten), .175 / Best Win: at Ohio State .80
  41. MAC / #41 Toledo (25-5, 13-4 MAC), .173 / Best Win: at Akron .59
  42. IVY / #42 Harvard (24-4, 11-1 Ivy), .172 / Best Win: at Boston U. .72
  43. SOUTHLAND / #43 Stephen F. Austin (28-2, 17-0 Southland), .172 / Best Win: at Sam Houston State .62
  44. HORIZON / #44 Green Bay (24-5, 14-2 Horizon), .171 / Best Win: at Cleveland State .71
  45. #45 Memphis (22-8, 11-6 American), .169 / Best Win: at Louisville .89
  46. #46 Kansas State (20-10, 10-7 Big 12), .169 / Best Win: vs. Gonzaga .69
  47. #47 Pittsburgh (22-8, 10-7 ACC), .166 / Best Win: at N.C. State .60
  48. #48 Stanford (18-11, 9-8 Pac-12), .166 / Best Win: at Connecticut .82
  49. #49 Arkansas (21-9, 10-7 SEC), .163 / Best Win: at Kentucky .79
  50. #50 SMU (23-7, 12-5 American), .161 / Best Win: at Connecticut .87
  51. #51 Missouri (21-9, 9-8 SEC), .155 / Best Win: at Arkansas .69
  52. #52 Florida State (18-11, 9-8 ACC), .153 / Best Win: at Pittsburgh .74
  53. OHIO VALLEY / #53 Belmont (23-8, 14-2 OVC), .152 / Best Win: at North Carolina .80
  54. CONFERENCE USA / #58 Louisiana Tech (25-6, 13-3 C-USA) / Best Win: at Oklahoma .77
  55. MAAC / #76 Iona (20-9, 17-3 MAAC), .109 / Best Win: at Florida Gulf Coast .59
  56. SUN BELT / #78 Georgia State (23-7, 16-1 Sun Belt), .107 / Best Win: at Western Kentucky .65
  57. COLONIAL / #80 Delaware (22-9, 14-2 Colonial), .103 / Best Win: at William & Mary .53
  58. PATRIOT / #81 Boston U. (23-9, 16-3 Patriot), .101 / Best Win: vs. UC-Irvine .63
  59. BIG WEST / #99 UC-Irvine (21-10, 12-3 Big West), .079 / Best Win: at Hawaii .52
  60. AMERICA EAST / #103 Vermont (21-9, 15-1 America East), .070 / Best Win: at Yale .49
  61. MEAC / #106 North Carolina Central (25-5, 15-1 MEAC), .065 / Best Win: at N.C. State .59
  62. SOUTHERN / #125 Davidson (19-11, 15-1 Southern), .048 / Best Win: at Wofford .50
  63. NORTHEAST / #137 Robert Morris (20-12, 15-2 Northeast), .034 / Best Win: at St. Francis-NY .44
  64. ATLANTIC SUN / #146 Florida Gulf Coast (22-11, 16-4 Atlantic Sun), .027 / Best Win: vs. Mercer .47
  65. WAC / #150 Utah Valley (18-10, 12-3 WAC), .021 / Best Win: New Mexico State .44
  66. BIG SOUTH / #159 High Point (16-13, 12-4 Big South), .011 / Best Win: at William & Mary .52
  67. BIG SKY / #176 Weber State (16-11, 13-6 Big Sky), -.001 / Best Win: North Dakota .29
  68. SWAC / #247 Alabama State (17-11, 11-6 SWAC), -.067 / Best Win: Texas Southern .14

#KPI NIT Tournament Field of 32 (through March 6): Automatic bids are awarded to teams who won their regular season conference title, but did not win their conference tournament.

  1. (NIT 1) #54 Tennessee (19-11, 10-7 SEC), .150 / Best Win: vs. Virginia .72
  2. (NIT 1) #55 California (18-12, 9-8 Pac-12), .150 / Best Win: at Oregon .79
  3. (NIT 1) #56 Xavier (20-11, 10-8 Big East), .149 / Best Win: vs. Cincinnati .78
  4. (NIT 1) #57 Nebraska (18-11, 10-7 Big Ten), .148 / Best Win: at Michigan State .86
  5. (NIT 2) #59 Minnesota (18-12, 7-10 Big Ten), .143 / Best Win: vs. Wisconsin .64
  6. (NIT 2) #60 Providence (20-10, 10-7 Big East), .142 / Best Win: vs. Creighton .59
  7. (NIT 2) #61 Georgetown (17-12, 8-9 Big East), .139 / Best Win: vs. Michigan State .64
  8. (NIT 2) #62 St. Mary’s-CA (21-10, 11-7 WCC), .135 / Best Win: at Boise State .60
  9. (NIT 3) #63 N.C. State (18-12, 8-9 ACC), .134 / Best Win: at Pittsburgh .74
  10. (NIT 3) #64 Ohio (20-10, 10-7 MAC), .131 / Best Win: at Akron .61
  11. (NIT 3) #65 St. John’s (19-11, 9-8 Big East), .128 / Best Win: at Providence .67
  12. (NIT 3) #66 Illinois (17-13, 6-11 Big Ten), .128 / Best Win: at Michigan State .85
  13. (NIT 4) #67 Middle Tennessee (23-8, 13-3 C-USA), .123 / Best Win: vs. Southern Miss .61
  14. (NIT 4) #68 LSU (18-11, 9-8 SEC), .122 / Best Win: vs. Saint Joseph’s .62
  15. (NIT 4) #69 Clemson (19-10, 10-7 ACC), .120 / Best Win: at Florida State .63
  16. (NIT 4) #70 San Francisco (20-10, 13-5 WCC), .119 / Best Win: vs. Montana .45
  17. (NIT 5) #71 New Mexico State (23-9, 12-4 WAC), .113 / Best Win: at New Mexico .90
  18. (NIT 5) #72 Utah (20-9, 9-8 Pac-12), .112 / Best Win: at California .58
  19. (NIT 5) #73 Marquette (17-13, 9-8 Big East), .111 / Best Win: vs. George Washington .66
  20. (NIT 5) #74 Richmond (18-12, 8-7 A-10), .111 / Best Win: vs. Massachusetts .55
  21. (NIT 6) #75 Boise State (19-11, 9-8 Mountain West), .110 / Best Win: vs. New Mexico .57
  22. (NIT 6) #77 Cleveland State (21-10, 12-4 Horizon), .108 / Best Win: at Milwaukee .52
  23. (NIT 6) #79 Manhattan (22-7, 15-5 MAAC), .107 / Best Win: at Canisius .57
  24. (NIT 6) #82 Western Michigan (20-9, 13-4 MAC), .101 / Best Win: at Ohio .66
  25. (NIT 7) #83 UTEP (22-9, 12-4 C-USA), .098 / Best Win: at Middle Tennessee .77
  26. (NIT 7) #84 Indiana (17-13, 7-10 Big Ten), .094 / Best Win: vs. Wisconsin .60
  27. (NIT 7) #85 Mississippi (17-13, 8-9 SEC), .094 / Best Win: at Western Kentucky .57
  28. (NIT 7) #86 West Virginia (16-14, 8-9 Big 12), .093 / Best Win: at Baylor .66
  29. (NIT 8) #87 Maryland (16-14, 8-9 ACC), .091 / Best Win: vs. N.C. Central .54
  30. (NIT 8) #88 UNLV (19-11, 10-7 Mountain West), .091 / Best Win: at New Mexico .88
  31. (NIT 8) #89 Indiana State (21-9, 12-6 MVC), .091 / Best Win: vs. Belmont .48
  32. (NIT 8) #90 Washington (16-14, 8-9 Pac-12), .089 / Best Win: at Arizona State .75

#KPI Top Games for Friday, March 7:

  1. #42 Harvard at #132 Yale (Friday 7:30 p.m. ET, NBC Sports Network)
  2. #144 Morehead State vs. #53 Belmont (Friday 7:30 p.m. ET, ESPNU)
  3. #226 Evansville vs. #6 Wichita State (Friday 1 p.m. ET, ESPN Full Court/MVC-TV)
  4. #134 Illinois State vs. #105 Missouri State (Friday 3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN Full Court/MVC-TV)
  5. #179 Kent State at #91 Akron (7 p.m. ET, ESPN2)

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