2017/2018 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball 2nd Order Ranking


This is for the 2017/2018 season.

Rankings based upon 2nd order formula. See "Simple" explanation.


Ratings and Rankings

NCAA Division I Men's Basketball 2nd Order Ratings & Rankings
Based upon 6002 games.
Rated & Ranked by John Wobus, 04/10/18

Rnk Team                                    Rating (W-L)
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  1 Virginia                                 0.951 (31-3)
  2 Villanova                                0.951 (36-4)
  3 Cincinnati                               0.802 (31-5)
  4 Kansas                                   0.800 (31-8)
  5 Xavier                                   0.774 (29-6)
  6 Michigan St                              0.735 (30-5)
  7 Michigan                                 0.728 (32-8)
  8 Purdue                                   0.722 (30-7)
  9 Gonzaga                                  0.721 (32-5)
 10 Duke                                     0.720 (29-8)
 11 Loyola-Chicago                           0.696 (31-6)
 12 Nevada                                   0.671 (29-8)
 13 North Carolina                           0.635 (26-11)
 14 Tennessee                                0.628 (26-9)
 15 Ohio St                                  0.627 (25-9)
 16 Auburn                                   0.623 (26-8)
 17 Wichita St                               0.619 (25-8)
 18 Rhode Island                             0.615 (26-8)
 19 Arizona                                  0.614 (27-8)
 20 Clemson                                  0.606 (25-10)
 21 St Mary's CA                             0.604 (30-6)
 22 Houston                                  0.602 (27-8)
 23 Kentucky                                 0.589 (26-11)
 24 Texas Tech                               0.576 (27-10)
 25 St Bonaventure                           0.568 (26-8)
 26 Buffalo                                  0.561 (26-9)
 27 Middle Tenn St                           0.557 (24-8)
 28 Murray St                                0.540 (24-6)
 29 New Mexico St                            0.537 (25-6)
 30 West Virginia                            0.534 (26-11)
 31 W Kentucky                               0.496 (26-11)
 32 S Dakota St                              0.480 (24-7)
 33 Miami Florida                            0.478 (22-10)
 34 Old Dominion                             0.472 (25-7)
 35 Louisiana Lfyt                           0.468 (25-7)
 36 Vermont                                  0.465 (26-8)
 37 Texas A&M                                0.446 (22-13)
 38 Tex Christian                            0.444 (21-12)
 39 Southern Cal                             0.440 (24-12)
 40 Seton Hall                               0.435 (22-12)
 41 Kansas St                                0.431 (25-12)
 42 Syracuse                                 0.423 (23-14)
 43 Col Charleston                           0.419 (24-8)
 44 UNC Greensboro                           0.417 (24-8)
 45 Utah                                     0.415 (23-12)
 46 Arkansas                                 0.415 (23-12)
 47 Florida St                               0.413 (23-12)
 48 Penn St                                  0.411 (26-13)
 49 Boise St                                 0.409 (22-9)
 50 Louisville                               0.396 (22-14)
 51 Belmont                                  0.393 (24-9)
 52 Northeastern                             0.392 (22-10)
 53 Montana                                  0.389 (24-8)
 54 Brigham Young                            0.386 (24-11)
 55 Florida                                  0.381 (21-13)
 56 Mississippi St                           0.377 (24-12)
 57 SF Austin                                0.375 (24-7)
 58 UCLA                                     0.375 (21-12)
 59 Providence                               0.367 (21-14)
 60 East Tenn St                             0.366 (23-9)
 61 Nebraska                                 0.365 (22-11)
 62 Marshall                                 0.364 (24-11)
 63 Butler                                   0.363 (21-14)
 64 Bucknell                                 0.358 (25-10)
 65 Washington                               0.355 (21-13)
 66 Toledo                                   0.355 (22-11)
 67 Rider                                    0.347 (22-10)
 68 Creighton                                0.343 (20-12)
 69 N Carolina St                            0.342 (21-12)
 70 Oregon                                   0.342 (23-13)
 71 San Diego St                             0.341 (21-11)
 72 Marquette                                0.333 (21-14)
 73 Virginia Tech                            0.328 (21-12)
 74 Davidson                                 0.325 (21-12)
 75 Alabama                                  0.317 (20-16)
 76 Arizona St                               0.314 (20-12)
 77 Wright St                                0.314 (23-10)
 78 Penn                                     0.314 (23-9)
 79 Missouri                                 0.310 (19-13)
 80 South Dakota                             0.306 (22-9)
 81 Furman                                   0.305 (21-10)
 82 Maryland                                 0.292 (18-13)
 83 N Colorado                               0.291 (23-12)
 84 Texas                                    0.280 (19-15)
 85 Utah Valley                              0.276 (20-11)
 86 Oklahoma                                 0.272 (18-14)
 87 MD Baltimore Co                          0.265 (22-11)
 88 UCF                                      0.263 (19-13)
 89 Baylor                                   0.263 (18-15)
 90 Tulsa                                    0.261 (19-12)
 91 Oklahoma St                              0.260 (21-15)
 92 Fresno St                                0.255 (19-11)
 93 N Kentucky                               0.247 (20-10)
 94 Lipscomb                                 0.247 (20-10)
 95 Notre Dame                               0.244 (20-15)
 96 Idaho                                    0.242 (20-9)
 97 Memphis                                  0.242 (21-13)
 98 Georgia St                               0.241 (22-11)
 99 Wagner                                   0.238 (21-10)
100 Santa Barbara                            0.236 (21-9)
101 UC Davis                                 0.232 (20-11)
102 Wyoming                                  0.227 (19-13)
103 Albany NY                                0.217 (21-10)
104 Louisiana St                             0.215 (18-15)
105 S Illinois                               0.215 (19-13)
106 Temple                                   0.215 (17-16)
107 Stanford                                 0.213 (19-16)
108 William & Mary                           0.211 (17-12)
109 Colorado                                 0.201 (17-15)
110 Georgia                                  0.193 (18-15)
111 TX Arlington                             0.191 (20-13)
112 Bradley                                  0.187 (19-13)
113 Nevada Las Vgs                           0.187 (20-13)
114 Illinois St                              0.185 (17-15)
115 Jacksonville St                          0.175 (22-13)
116 Canisius                                 0.174 (21-12)
117 Boston College                           0.169 (19-16)
118 Hofstra                                  0.168 (18-12)
119 Radford                                  0.167 (21-13)
120 Iona                                     0.165 (20-14)
121 San Francisco                            0.153 (21-17)
122 San Diego                                0.149 (19-14)
123 UNC Asheville                            0.148 (19-13)
124 Eastern Mich                             0.147 (18-13)
125 Grand Canyon                             0.147 (21-12)
126 Nicholls St                              0.142 (17-11)
127 CS Fullerton                             0.136 (18-12)
128 South Carolina                           0.135 (16-16)
129 Ga Southern                              0.135 (19-12)
130 St John's                                0.134 (15-17)
131 Sou Methodist                            0.132 (17-16)
132 Ball St                                  0.132 (18-13)
133 FL Gulf Coast                            0.131 (20-12)
134 VA Commonwealth                          0.129 (18-15)
135 New Mexico                               0.126 (18-15)
136 SE Louisiana                             0.125 (19-12)
137 Weber St                                 0.124 (17-11)
138 UAB                                      0.123 (18-13)
139 Wofford                                  0.121 (18-13)
140 Indiana                                  0.108 (16-15)
141 Missouri St                              0.095 (17-15)
142 Niagara                                  0.078 (19-14)
143 Harvard                                  0.076 (17-14)
144 Navy                                     0.074 (19-12)
145 C Michigan                               0.073 (18-15)
146 E Washington                             0.072 (18-15)
147 Wisconsin                                0.067 (15-18)
148 Oregon St                                0.064 (16-16)
149 Oakland                                  0.060 (19-14)
150 Winthrop                                 0.053 (16-12)
151 Towson                                   0.049 (16-14)
152 Evansville                               0.049 (15-15)
153 St Louis                                 0.047 (16-16)
154 Liberty                                  0.043 (19-15)
155 TN Tech                                  0.041 (17-14)
156 N Iowa                                   0.037 (14-16)
157 UC Irvine                                0.037 (16-17)
158 Dayton                                   0.031 (14-17)
159 Georgetown                               0.031 (15-15)
160 Austin Peay                              0.030 (17-15)
161 Connecticut                              0.030 (14-18)
162 Seattle                                  0.030 (17-14)
163 Portland St                              0.025 (17-14)
164 Kent St                                  0.023 (16-17)
165 Hartford                                 0.022 (18-14)
166 St Joseph's PA                           0.020 (16-16)
167 Colgate                                  0.020 (18-14)
168 Mercer                                   0.017 (17-15)
169 Hawaii                                   0.014 (15-13)
170 St Francis PA                            0.009 (16-13)
171 Utah St                                  0.007 (16-17)
172 Fairfield                                0.000 (17-16)
173 Sam Houston St                          -0.003 (17-15)
174 Western Mich                            -0.006 (15-15)
175 TX San Antonio                          -0.009 (17-15)
176 Minnesota                               -0.014 (15-17)
177 Louisiana Tech                          -0.019 (15-16)
178 Iowa St                                 -0.022 (13-18)
179 North Texas                             -0.023 (18-18)
180 IL Chicago                              -0.030 (18-16)
181 Iowa                                    -0.036 (14-19)
182 Northwestern                            -0.038 (14-17)
183 Vanderbilt                              -0.039 (12-20)
184 Drake                                   -0.039 (16-17)
185 Tulane                                  -0.040 (14-17)
186 Georgia Tech                            -0.045 (13-19)
187 George Mason                            -0.057 (16-17)
188 G Washington                            -0.057 (15-18)
189 Illinois                                -0.059 (13-18)
190 Mississippi                             -0.060 (12-20)
191 Lehigh                                  -0.066 (15-14)
192 Rutgers                                 -0.070 (14-19)
193 Yale                                    -0.076 (15-15)
194 Tennessee St                            -0.079 (13-15)
195 Robert Morris                           -0.084 (16-17)
196 Bowling Green                           -0.086 (14-16)
197 Miami OH                                -0.090 (14-18)
198 Troy                                    -0.096 (14-17)
199 Washington St                           -0.101 (12-19)
200 Mt St Mary's                            -0.102 (16-14)
201 Lamar                                   -0.105 (15-14)
202 Ohio                                    -0.108 (13-17)
203 Pacific                                 -0.112 (13-18)
204 Central Arkansas                        -0.112 (17-17)
205 Valparaiso                              -0.113 (13-17)
206 Duquesne                                -0.115 (16-16)
207 WI Milwaukee                            -0.116 (15-16)
208 IUPU Ft Wayne                           -0.117 (14-15)
209 Long Island                             -0.117 (17-17)
210 NC A&T                                  -0.127 (18-15)
211 Savannah St                             -0.130 (13-17)
212 Boston Univ                             -0.130 (14-16)
213 Louisiana Mnro                          -0.135 (13-16)
214 Wake Forest                             -0.138 (11-20)
215 Richmond                                -0.138 (12-20)
216 La Salle                                -0.140 (13-19)
217 Grambling                               -0.143 (16-14)
218 Hampton                                 -0.144 (16-16)
219 Denver                                  -0.147 (13-15)
220 Indiana St                              -0.147 (11-18)
221 Long Beach St                           -0.154 (13-18)
222 Akron                                   -0.159 (13-18)
223 Southern Miss                           -0.160 (12-18)
224 Campbell                                -0.165 (15-16)
225 Manhattan                               -0.169 (14-17)
226 Elon                                    -0.173 (12-18)
227 N Dakota St                             -0.178 (12-17)
228 TX Southern                             -0.179 (16-20)
229 DePaul                                  -0.184 (11-20)
230 Princeton                               -0.190 (12-16)
231 Stony Brook                             -0.193 (12-19)
232 Monmouth NJ                             -0.207 (11-20)
233 UTRGV                                   -0.208 (13-18)
234 Massachusetts                           -0.212 (13-20)
235 Prairie View                            -0.212 (15-18)
236 Bethune Cookman                         -0.219 (16-14)
237 Texas St                                -0.221 (13-18)
238 New Orleans                             -0.227 (13-17)
239 St Peter's                              -0.229 (14-18)
240 NC Central                              -0.234 (16-16)
241 Delaware                                -0.236 (12-19)
242 W Carolina                              -0.238 (11-19)
243 New Jersey Tech                         -0.240 (12-16)
244 Cornell                                 -0.240 (11-16)
245 Abilene Chr                             -0.241 (12-16)
246 North Dakota                            -0.247 (10-20)
247 N Illinois                              -0.247 (11-19)
248 Charleston So                           -0.250 (12-16)
249 Drexel                                  -0.253 (12-20)
250 Appalachian St                          -0.254 (13-18)
251 Norfolk St                              -0.255 (13-17)
252 Gardner Webb                            -0.255 (11-18)
253 Coastal Car                             -0.257 (11-18)
254 SE Missouri St                          -0.258 (12-17)
255 S Alabama                               -0.268 (12-18)
256 CS Bakersfield                          -0.268 (9-18)
257 N Florida                               -0.269 (11-19)
258 Central Conn                            -0.270 (14-18)
259 S Utah                                  -0.274 (11-19)
260 Idaho St                                -0.283 (12-16)
261 High Point                              -0.285 (11-16)
262 Holy Cross                              -0.290 (12-19)
263 F Dickinson                             -0.294 (11-18)
264 Colorado St                             -0.298 (10-21)
265 Air Force                               -0.303 (10-19)
266 Pittsburgh                              -0.307 (8-24)
267 Army                                    -0.314 (12-17)
268 St Francis NY                           -0.319 (11-18)
269 MA Lowell                               -0.321 (11-18)
270 Loy Marymount                           -0.329 (10-20)
271 Florida Intl                            -0.330 (11-18)
272 Santa Clara                             -0.330 (10-19)
273 UNC Wilmington                          -0.332 (9-21)
274 East Carolina                           -0.333 (10-20)
275 Eastern Il                              -0.334 (10-19)
276 Jacksonville                            -0.338 (11-18)
277 California                              -0.343 (8-23)
278 Texas El Paso                           -0.349 (10-20)
279 Montana St                              -0.350 (11-19)
280 Brown                                   -0.352 (10-16)
281 Quinnipiac                              -0.367 (12-21)
282 Southern Univ                           -0.369 (13-18)
283 Florida Atl                             -0.380 (9-19)
284 South Florida                           -0.383 (10-22)
285 Oral Roberts                            -0.385 (8-20)
286 Cleveland St                            -0.388 (11-23)
287 Missouri KC                             -0.392 (8-21)
288 Ark Pine Bluff                          -0.399 (14-21)
289 Western Il                              -0.399 (8-16)
290 James Madison                           -0.403 (9-22)
291 Eastern Ky                              -0.406 (9-20)
292 Fordham                                 -0.408 (9-22)
293 IUPUI                                   -0.409 (9-19)
294 WI Green Bay                            -0.421 (10-20)
295 SIU Edwardsville                        -0.434 (9-21)
296 Citadel                                 -0.438 (8-21)
297 McNeese St                              -0.444 (8-17)
298 Lafayette                               -0.456 (9-21)
299 Arkansas St                             -0.458 (9-21)
300 Kennesaw                                -0.460 (8-20)
301 Siena                                   -0.466 (8-24)
302 NE Omaha                                -0.468 (7-22)
303 Samford                                 -0.474 (8-22)
304 Morgan St                               -0.478 (11-19)
305 Binghamton                              -0.480 (9-20)
306 Chattanooga                             -0.481 (8-23)
307 Portland                                -0.484 (7-22)
308 New Hampshire                           -0.492 (8-21)
309 Morehead St                             -0.492 (6-21)
310 Columbia                                -0.496 (7-19)
311 Presbyterian                            -0.502 (8-21)
312 Loyola MD                               -0.509 (8-22)
313 Jackson St                              -0.511 (10-20)
314 Cal Poly SLO                            -0.516 (7-22)
315 Sacred Ht                               -0.519 (9-21)
316 TAM C. Christi                          -0.522 (8-18)
317 TN Martin                               -0.523 (8-21)
318 Cal Riverside                           -0.528 (7-22)
319 VMI                                     -0.543 (7-21)
320 Stetson                                 -0.548 (8-20)
321 Ark Little Rock                         -0.559 (6-24)
322 S Carolina St                           -0.574 (8-22)
323 Detroit                                 -0.581 (6-24)
324 CS Sacramento                           -0.594 (5-25)
325 Alabama St                              -0.600 (8-23)
326 Pepperdine                              -0.605 (5-26)
327 Marist                                  -0.612 (6-25)
328 Dartmouth                               -0.613 (6-20)
329 Youngstown St                           -0.622 (6-24)
330 Florida A&M                             -0.626 (8-25)
331 Howard                                  -0.637 (8-23)
332 Charlotte                               -0.641 (5-23)
333 Rice                                    -0.650 (5-24)
334 American Univ                           -0.655 (6-24)
335 N Arizona                               -0.673 (4-26)
336 Alcorn St                               -0.682 (7-21)
337 San Jose St                             -0.693 (3-26)
338 Longwood                                -0.726 (4-26)
339 MD E Shore                              -0.738 (5-25)
340 Maine                                   -0.757 (4-26)
341 Coppin St                               -0.757 (5-27)
342 CSU-Northridge                          -0.766 (4-24)
343 Incarnate Word                          -0.798 (3-21)
344 SC Upstate                              -0.814 (3-25)
345 Bryant                                  -0.822 (3-28)
346 Houston Bap                             -0.823 (3-25)
347 MS Valley St                            -0.837 (4-28)
348 Chicago St                              -0.860 (1-29)
349 Northwestern LA                         -0.863 (2-23)
350 Alabama A&M                             -0.936 (3-28)
351 Delaware St                             -0.965 (2-28)
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