2017/2018 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball 3rd Order Ranking


This is for the 2017/2018 season.
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Rankings based upon 3rd order formula. See "Simple" explanation.


Ratings and Rankings

NCAA Division I Men's Basketball 3rd Order Ratings & Rankings
Based upon 5024 games.
Rated & Ranked by John Wobus, 02/19/18

Rnk Team                                    Rating (W-L)
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  1 Virginia                                 1.090 (24-2)
  2 Villanova                                1.013 (24-3)
  3 Xavier                                   0.984 (24-4)
  4 Michigan St                              0.882 (26-3)
  5 Auburn                                   0.876 (23-4)
  6 Duke                                     0.857 (22-5)
  7 Kansas                                   0.855 (21-6)
  8 Purdue                                   0.818 (24-5)
  9 Cincinnati                               0.818 (23-4)
 10 Rhode Island                             0.816 (21-4)
 11 North Carolina                           0.804 (21-7)
 12 Nevada                                   0.784 (23-5)
 13 Wichita St                               0.782 (21-5)
 14 Texas Tech                               0.779 (22-5)
 15 Clemson                                  0.774 (20-6)
 16 Arizona                                  0.733 (21-6)
 17 Tennessee                                0.722 (19-7)
 18 Ohio St                                  0.713 (22-7)
 19 St Mary's CA                             0.697 (25-4)
 20 Houston                                  0.692 (21-5)
 21 Gonzaga                                  0.681 (25-4)
 22 Middle Tenn St                           0.646 (21-5)
 23 Kentucky                                 0.642 (18-9)
 24 Arizona St                               0.633 (19-7)
 25 Michigan                                 0.615 (21-7)
 26 Arkansas                                 0.609 (19-8)
 27 St Bonaventure                           0.605 (20-6)
 28 West Virginia                            0.601 (19-8)
 29 Tex Christian                            0.596 (18-9)
 30 Louisiana Lfyt                           0.594 (21-4)
 31 Loyola-Chicago                           0.589 (22-5)
 32 Seton Hall                               0.569 (18-9)
 33 Texas A&M                                0.568 (17-10)
 34 Syracuse                                 0.567 (18-9)
 35 Creighton                                0.557 (18-8)
 36 Missouri                                 0.553 (17-9)
 37 UCLA                                     0.552 (19-8)
 38 Boise St                                 0.551 (20-6)
 39 Florida St                               0.546 (19-8)
 40 Kansas St                                0.546 (19-8)
 41 New Mexico St                            0.545 (19-5)
 42 Buffalo                                  0.543 (19-7)
 43 Miami Florida                            0.537 (18-8)
 44 Louisville                               0.537 (18-9)
 45 Virginia Tech                            0.529 (19-8)
 46 Alabama                                  0.527 (17-10)
 47 Southern Cal                             0.527 (19-9)
 48 Butler                                   0.526 (18-10)
 49 Washington                               0.512 (18-9)
 50 Providence                               0.507 (17-10)
 51 East Tenn St                             0.495 (21-5)
 52 N Carolina St                            0.492 (18-9)
 53 Oklahoma                                 0.492 (16-10)
 54 W Kentucky                               0.492 (19-7)
 55 Murray St                                0.490 (20-5)
 56 Old Dominion                             0.489 (21-5)
 57 Vermont                                  0.486 (21-6)
 58 Florida                                  0.478 (17-10)
 59 S Dakota St                              0.457 (19-6)
 60 Baylor                                   0.455 (16-10)
 61 Nebraska                                 0.455 (20-9)
 62 Mississippi St                           0.454 (18-8)
 63 Utah                                     0.452 (17-9)
 64 Texas                                    0.445 (16-11)
 65 UCF                                      0.435 (17-9)
 66 Col Charleston                           0.429 (20-6)
 67 Rider                                    0.429 (21-7)
 68 Marquette                                0.426 (15-11)
 69 Belmont                                  0.424 (22-7)
 70 Penn St                                  0.406 (19-10)
 71 Brigham Young                            0.405 (21-8)
 72 South Dakota                             0.403 (20-6)
 73 Temple                                   0.396 (15-12)
 74 Maryland                                 0.391 (17-11)
 75 Toledo                                   0.383 (18-8)
 76 Notre Dame                               0.371 (15-11)
 77 Louisiana St                             0.368 (15-11)
 78 Northeastern                             0.366 (18-9)
 79 Oregon                                   0.365 (17-10)
 80 Georgia                                  0.361 (15-11)
 81 Santa Barbara                            0.361 (18-6)
 82 Fresno St                                0.357 (17-8)
 83 UNC Greensboro                           0.345 (18-7)
 84 Nevada Las Vgs                           0.337 (19-8)
 85 S Illinois                               0.324 (18-10)
 86 Boston College                           0.320 (16-11)
 87 Wyoming                                  0.316 (16-10)
 88 Tulsa                                    0.309 (16-10)
 89 Utah Valley                              0.303 (16-8)
 90 St John's                                0.300 (13-13)
 91 Colorado                                 0.298 (15-12)
 92 Idaho                                    0.298 (17-7)
 93 Montana                                  0.291 (18-7)
 94 Oklahoma St                              0.291 (15-12)
 95 Marshall                                 0.287 (18-8)
 96 Ball St                                  0.286 (17-9)
 97 Bucknell                                 0.285 (20-9)
 98 Indiana                                  0.282 (16-12)
 99 Wright St                                0.280 (18-8)
100 Penn                                     0.276 (18-7)
101 Sou Methodist                            0.269 (15-12)
102 Memphis                                  0.269 (16-11)
103 Stanford                                 0.263 (14-13)
104 South Carolina                           0.262 (13-13)
105 Furman                                   0.261 (17-9)
106 Wagner                                   0.259 (18-7)
107 N Kentucky                               0.251 (17-8)
108 SF Austin                                0.250 (18-5)
109 Georgetown                               0.245 (15-10)
110 Davidson                                 0.244 (15-10)
111 Iowa St                                  0.232 (13-13)
112 UC Davis                                 0.231 (16-9)
113 San Diego St                             0.231 (14-10)
114 Bradley                                  0.222 (17-11)
115 Weber St                                 0.218 (16-7)
116 Hofstra                                  0.213 (16-11)
117 Albany NY                                0.207 (19-9)
118 Canisius                                 0.203 (19-10)
119 VA Commonwealth                          0.203 (15-12)
120 Wofford                                  0.192 (16-9)
121 Illinois St                              0.189 (14-13)
122 Lipscomb                                 0.187 (16-9)
123 Missouri St                              0.187 (16-12)
124 Seattle                                  0.183 (16-9)
125 Connecticut                              0.180 (13-14)
126 St Louis                                 0.180 (14-12)
127 Georgia St                               0.173 (17-8)
128 Northwestern                             0.172 (14-13)
129 UNC Asheville                            0.171 (17-10)
130 Vanderbilt                               0.164 (11-16)
131 N Colorado                               0.159 (15-10)
132 William & Mary                           0.157 (14-11)
133 FL Gulf Coast                            0.147 (17-10)
134 Minnesota                                0.141 (14-14)
135 CS Fullerton                             0.136 (13-9)
136 San Diego                                0.123 (16-11)
137 MD Baltimore Co                          0.122 (16-9)
138 Towson                                   0.120 (16-11)
139 Oakland                                  0.120 (17-11)
140 Niagara                                  0.119 (18-11)
141 Evansville                               0.116 (14-13)
142 San Francisco                            0.111 (15-13)
143 Drake                                    0.108 (15-13)
144 Mississippi                              0.108 (11-16)
145 Oregon St                                0.103 (13-13)
146 Iona                                     0.099 (16-12)
147 Winthrop                                 0.096 (15-9)
148 Nicholls St                              0.096 (14-9)
149 Ga Southern                              0.093 (15-10)
150 Dayton                                   0.085 (12-14)
151 Wisconsin                                0.084 (12-16)
152 Tulane                                   0.081 (13-13)
153 Louisiana Tech                           0.071 (14-12)
154 Bowling Green                            0.064 (14-11)
155 Navy                                     0.063 (18-10)
156 Utah St                                  0.061 (13-14)
157 TX Arlington                             0.050 (15-12)
158 UAB                                      0.048 (15-11)
159 Jacksonville St                          0.046 (17-11)
160 Western Mich                             0.045 (13-12)
161 Portland St                              0.045 (13-11)
162 Grand Canyon                             0.035 (16-10)
163 TN Tech                                  0.033 (15-12)
164 Wake Forest                              0.029 (10-17)
165 Georgia Tech                             0.029 (11-16)
166 Radford                                  0.028 (15-12)
167 Harvard                                  0.028 (13-11)
168 Eastern Mich                             0.025 (12-11)
169 N Iowa                                   0.023 (11-15)
170 Illinois                                 0.021 (12-15)
171 Austin Peay                              0.019 (14-12)
172 C Michigan                               0.015 (13-11)
173 Hawaii                                   0.010 (13-10)
174 Iowa                                     0.010 (12-17)
175 SE Louisiana                             0.002 (15-10)
176 New Mexico                               0.001 (12-14)
177 Pacific                                 -0.003 (13-15)
178 Hartford                                -0.006 (15-11)
179 Tennessee St                            -0.008 (13-12)
180 G Washington                            -0.011 (12-15)
181 Duquesne                                -0.012 (15-12)
182 Rutgers                                 -0.015 (12-16)
183 Kent St                                 -0.016 (12-14)
184 St Joseph's PA                          -0.019 (12-14)
185 St Francis PA                           -0.024 (14-11)
186 IUPU Ft Wayne                           -0.039 (14-12)
187 Valparaiso                              -0.039 (12-15)
188 E Washington                            -0.043 (12-13)
189 Mercer                                  -0.048 (13-13)
190 Washington St                           -0.051 (10-16)
191 Miami OH                                -0.062 (11-14)
192 DePaul                                  -0.064 (10-16)
193 TX San Antonio                          -0.068 (12-12)
194 UC Irvine                               -0.077 (12-15)
195 Colgate                                 -0.077 (14-12)
196 La Salle                                -0.080 (11-16)
197 Sam Houston St                          -0.083 (13-11)
198 Elon                                    -0.088 (12-14)
199 George Mason                            -0.091 (12-15)
200 Robert Morris                           -0.094 (15-14)
201 North Texas                             -0.094 (12-13)
202 Liberty                                 -0.108 (14-12)
203 Massachusetts                           -0.117 (11-16)
204 Lehigh                                  -0.122 (13-13)
205 Louisiana Mnro                          -0.129 (10-12)
206 IL Chicago                              -0.129 (14-12)
207 Fairfield                               -0.129 (12-15)
208 Richmond                                -0.132 (9-17)
209 UTRGV                                   -0.141 (12-14)
210 Lamar                                   -0.142 (13-11)
211 Long Beach St                           -0.142 (11-15)
212 Savannah St                             -0.146 (11-14)
213 Manhattan                               -0.147 (13-15)
214 Indiana St                              -0.157 (9-17)
215 NC A&T                                  -0.161 (14-11)
216 Ohio                                    -0.162 (10-15)
217 Pittsburgh                              -0.166 (8-20)
218 Colorado St                             -0.181 (10-17)
219 Denver                                  -0.183 (11-14)
220 WI Milwaukee                            -0.184 (13-14)
221 California                              -0.185 (8-18)
222 S Alabama                               -0.195 (12-13)
223 Troy                                    -0.196 (11-14)
224 Mt St Mary's                            -0.198 (14-13)
225 Grambling                               -0.204 (14-12)
226 N Illinois                              -0.204 (10-15)
227 SE Missouri St                          -0.204 (12-15)
228 Princeton                               -0.205 (10-14)
229 N Dakota St                             -0.207 (10-15)
230 Akron                                   -0.212 (10-15)
231 W Carolina                              -0.214 (10-16)
232 Yale                                    -0.217 (11-14)
233 Abilene Chr                             -0.219 (11-12)
234 Monmouth NJ                             -0.220 (10-18)
235 Campbell                                -0.220 (12-13)
236 New Orleans                             -0.222 (11-12)
237 Texas St                                -0.224 (12-14)
238 East Carolina                           -0.225 (10-15)
239 Southern Miss                           -0.231 (9-15)
240 Santa Clara                             -0.234 (10-16)
241 Drexel                                  -0.250 (10-18)
242 Delaware                                -0.254 (10-17)
243 Cornell                                 -0.255 (9-13)
244 Brown                                   -0.262 (10-12)
245 New Jersey Tech                         -0.264 (11-15)
246 CS Bakersfield                          -0.264 (8-15)
247 Montana St                              -0.270 (11-15)
248 High Point                              -0.271 (10-14)
249 Fordham                                 -0.272 (9-17)
250 Central Arkansas                        -0.273 (12-14)
251 Army                                    -0.276 (12-14)
252 Boston Univ                             -0.279 (11-15)
253 N Florida                               -0.281 (10-17)
254 Air Force                               -0.282 (8-15)
255 Coastal Car                             -0.289 (9-16)
256 Idaho St                                -0.291 (10-13)
257 Appalachian St                          -0.299 (10-16)
258 Stony Brook                             -0.303 (10-17)
259 St Francis NY                           -0.304 (11-15)
260 North Dakota                            -0.316 (8-17)
261 Long Island                             -0.319 (12-16)
262 Hampton                                 -0.320 (11-14)
263 Central Conn                            -0.321 (13-16)
264 Florida Atl                             -0.333 (8-15)
265 Bethune Cookman                         -0.339 (13-12)
266 S Utah                                  -0.342 (8-15)
267 St Peter's                              -0.353 (10-17)
268 Prairie View                            -0.362 (10-16)
269 Gardner Webb                            -0.365 (9-17)
270 Portland                                -0.366 (7-19)
271 F Dickinson                             -0.378 (9-16)
272 Holy Cross                              -0.378 (10-17)
273 Missouri KC                             -0.384 (7-18)
274 SIU Edwardsville                        -0.385 (9-18)
275 Quinnipiac                              -0.385 (10-18)
276 NE Omaha                                -0.391 (7-19)
277 James Madison                           -0.392 (8-19)
278 Oral Roberts                            -0.393 (7-19)
279 Southern Univ                           -0.402 (11-14)
280 Norfolk St                              -0.405 (9-15)
281 Charleston So                           -0.405 (9-15)
282 UNC Wilmington                          -0.406 (7-19)
283 MA Lowell                               -0.411 (9-16)
284 Florida Intl                            -0.411 (8-16)
285 Western Il                              -0.414 (7-14)
286 South Florida                           -0.417 (8-20)
287 TX Southern                             -0.420 (8-18)
288 Eastern Il                              -0.425 (8-17)
289 Siena                                   -0.427 (8-21)
290 Loy Marymount                           -0.440 (7-19)
291 Kennesaw                                -0.452 (8-18)
292 Texas El Paso                           -0.453 (7-18)
293 Eastern Ky                              -0.459 (8-19)
294 Jacksonville                            -0.460 (9-17)
295 New Hampshire                           -0.474 (8-18)
296 NC Central                              -0.480 (10-13)
297 Samford                                 -0.488 (7-20)
298 Presbyterian                            -0.490 (8-18)
299 Columbia                                -0.502 (6-16)
300 Citadel                                 -0.510 (6-18)
301 Lafayette                               -0.510 (8-18)
302 Detroit                                 -0.521 (6-20)
303 Chattanooga                             -0.523 (7-20)
304 Cal Poly SLO                            -0.527 (6-19)
305 Arkansas St                             -0.530 (7-18)
306 Binghamton                              -0.532 (9-17)
307 VMI                                     -0.536 (6-18)
308 IUPUI                                   -0.553 (7-17)
309 McNeese St                              -0.561 (6-15)
310 Sacred Ht                               -0.569 (8-20)
311 Jackson St                              -0.574 (8-17)
312 WI Green Bay                            -0.574 (7-19)
313 Cleveland St                            -0.577 (7-21)
314 TN Martin                               -0.579 (7-20)
315 Stetson                                 -0.587 (8-18)
316 Loyola MD                               -0.590 (7-19)
317 Morgan St                               -0.599 (8-15)
318 CS Sacramento                           -0.604 (4-21)
319 Youngstown St                           -0.607 (6-21)
320 Ark Pine Bluff                          -0.608 (9-19)
321 Morehead St                             -0.609 (4-21)
322 S Carolina St                           -0.612 (7-18)
323 Cal Riverside                           -0.615 (5-19)
324 Ark Little Rock                         -0.617 (5-20)
325 Marist                                  -0.623 (6-22)
326 TAM C. Christi                          -0.624 (5-16)
327 Dartmouth                               -0.660 (5-17)
328 American Univ                           -0.679 (6-21)
329 Charlotte                               -0.682 (4-20)
330 Pepperdine                              -0.698 (3-24)
331 San Jose St                             -0.703 (2-22)
332 Alabama St                              -0.732 (6-19)
333 N Arizona                               -0.733 (3-22)
334 Rice                                    -0.739 (3-22)
335 Alcorn St                               -0.743 (6-17)
336 Howard                                  -0.749 (6-20)
337 Coppin St                               -0.758 (5-23)
338 Houston Bap                             -0.781 (3-21)
339 CSU-Northridge                          -0.791 (4-21)
340 Maine                                   -0.793 (4-22)
341 MD E Shore                              -0.817 (4-22)
342 Longwood                                -0.827 (3-23)
343 SC Upstate                              -0.834 (3-23)
344 Florida A&M                             -0.834 (5-23)
345 Bryant                                  -0.838 (3-26)
346 Chicago St                              -0.898 (0-26)
347 Incarnate Word                          -0.929 (1-19)
348 Northwestern LA                         -0.953 (1-20)
349 MS Valley St                            -1.041 (2-25)
350 Alabama A&M                             -1.064 (2-24)
351 Delaware St                             -1.144 (0-25)
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