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


This is for the 2017/2018 season.

Rankings based upon 3rd order formula. See "Simple" explanation.


Ratings and Rankings

NCAA Division I Men's Basketball 3rd 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                                 1.051 (31-3)
  2 Villanova                                1.050 (36-4)
  3 Kansas                                   0.905 (31-8)
  4 Xavier                                   0.871 (29-6)
  5 Cincinnati                               0.855 (31-5)
  6 Duke                                     0.815 (29-8)
  7 Michigan St                              0.814 (30-5)
  8 Michigan                                 0.801 (32-8)
  9 Purdue                                   0.801 (30-7)
 10 Gonzaga                                  0.751 (32-5)
 11 North Carolina                           0.742 (26-11)
 12 Loyola-Chicago                           0.736 (31-6)
 13 Tennessee                                0.732 (26-9)
 14 Auburn                                   0.715 (26-8)
 15 Nevada                                   0.704 (29-8)
 16 Arizona                                  0.704 (27-8)
 17 Clemson                                  0.696 (25-10)
 18 Ohio St                                  0.692 (25-9)
 19 Kentucky                                 0.692 (26-11)
 20 Wichita St                               0.687 (25-8)
 21 Texas Tech                               0.668 (27-10)
 22 Rhode Island                             0.657 (26-8)
 23 Houston                                  0.655 (27-8)
 24 West Virginia                            0.633 (26-11)
 25 St Mary's CA                             0.628 (30-6)
 26 St Bonaventure                           0.597 (26-8)
 27 Buffalo                                  0.576 (26-9)
 28 Middle Tenn St                           0.569 (24-8)
 29 Texas A&M                                0.554 (22-13)
 30 Miami Florida                            0.551 (22-10)
 31 New Mexico St                            0.543 (25-6)
 32 Kansas St                                0.536 (25-12)
 33 Tex Christian                            0.535 (21-12)
 34 Seton Hall                               0.530 (22-12)
 35 Arkansas                                 0.529 (23-12)
 36 Syracuse                                 0.521 (23-14)
 37 Murray St                                0.517 (24-6)
 38 Florida St                               0.509 (23-12)
 39 W Kentucky                               0.507 (26-11)
 40 Southern Cal                             0.506 (24-12)
 41 S Dakota St                              0.492 (24-7)
 42 Florida                                  0.489 (21-13)
 43 Utah                                     0.482 (23-12)
 44 Old Dominion                             0.480 (25-7)
 45 Penn St                                  0.476 (26-13)
 46 Louisville                               0.476 (22-14)
 47 Mississippi St                           0.463 (24-12)
 48 UCLA                                     0.457 (21-12)
 49 Butler                                   0.457 (21-14)
 50 Louisiana Lfyt                           0.455 (25-7)
 51 Providence                               0.452 (21-14)
 52 Boise St                                 0.447 (22-9)
 53 Vermont                                  0.435 (26-8)
 54 Nebraska                                 0.433 (22-11)
 55 Creighton                                0.427 (20-12)
 56 Col Charleston                           0.426 (24-8)
 57 N Carolina St                            0.424 (21-12)
 58 Marquette                                0.423 (21-14)
 59 Virginia Tech                            0.422 (21-12)
 60 Alabama                                  0.415 (20-16)
 61 Arizona St                               0.410 (20-12)
 62 Missouri                                 0.410 (19-13)
 63 Washington                               0.407 (21-13)
 64 UNC Greensboro                           0.407 (24-8)
 65 Oregon                                   0.401 (23-13)
 66 Northeastern                             0.395 (22-10)
 67 Brigham Young                            0.392 (24-11)
 68 Montana                                  0.390 (24-8)
 69 Texas                                    0.384 (19-15)
 70 Belmont                                  0.383 (24-9)
 71 San Diego St                             0.377 (21-11)
 72 Oklahoma                                 0.375 (18-14)
 73 Marshall                                 0.363 (24-11)
 74 Oklahoma St                              0.363 (21-15)
 75 Davidson                                 0.362 (21-12)
 76 Toledo                                   0.356 (22-11)
 77 Maryland                                 0.349 (18-13)
 78 East Tenn St                             0.343 (23-9)
 79 Baylor                                   0.338 (18-15)
 80 Bucknell                                 0.328 (25-10)
 81 Notre Dame                               0.325 (20-15)
 82 SF Austin                                0.322 (24-7)
 83 Rider                                    0.320 (22-10)
 84 UCF                                      0.313 (19-13)
 85 Tulsa                                    0.306 (19-12)
 86 Louisiana St                             0.298 (18-15)
 87 South Dakota                             0.297 (22-9)
 88 Furman                                   0.294 (21-10)
 89 Stanford                                 0.293 (19-16)
 90 Penn                                     0.293 (23-9)
 91 Georgia                                  0.291 (18-15)
 92 Wright St                                0.284 (23-10)
 93 Temple                                   0.284 (17-16)
 94 Memphis                                  0.283 (21-13)
 95 Fresno St                                0.271 (19-11)
 96 Colorado                                 0.263 (17-15)
 97 Utah Valley                              0.261 (20-11)
 98 N Colorado                               0.254 (23-12)
 99 Wyoming                                  0.252 (19-13)
100 Boston College                           0.246 (19-16)
101 Idaho                                    0.239 (20-9)
102 Santa Barbara                            0.235 (21-9)
103 South Carolina                           0.234 (16-16)
104 S Illinois                               0.232 (19-13)
105 MD Baltimore Co                          0.224 (22-11)
106 UC Davis                                 0.223 (20-11)
107 Illinois St                              0.218 (17-15)
108 N Kentucky                               0.214 (20-10)
109 Georgia St                               0.213 (22-11)
110 Lipscomb                                 0.213 (20-10)
111 Nevada Las Vgs                           0.212 (20-13)
112 St John's                                0.212 (15-17)
113 Bradley                                  0.211 (19-13)
114 William & Mary                           0.209 (17-12)
115 Hofstra                                  0.186 (18-12)
116 Albany NY                                0.179 (21-10)
117 Wagner                                   0.178 (21-10)
118 Sou Methodist                            0.176 (17-16)
119 Indiana                                  0.173 (16-15)
120 VA Commonwealth                          0.163 (18-15)
121 TX Arlington                             0.158 (20-13)
122 New Mexico                               0.153 (18-15)
123 Ball St                                  0.145 (18-13)
124 Jacksonville St                          0.145 (22-13)
125 San Diego                                0.144 (19-14)
126 San Francisco                            0.144 (21-17)
127 Eastern Mich                             0.144 (18-13)
128 Canisius                                 0.143 (21-12)
129 Iona                                     0.140 (20-14)
130 Radford                                  0.135 (21-13)
131 Wisconsin                                0.134 (15-18)
132 CS Fullerton                             0.131 (18-12)
133 Oregon St                                0.128 (16-16)
134 UAB                                      0.126 (18-13)
135 Grand Canyon                             0.124 (21-12)
136 Wofford                                  0.117 (18-13)
137 UNC Asheville                            0.115 (19-13)
138 Ga Southern                              0.112 (19-12)
139 Missouri St                              0.108 (17-15)
140 Weber St                                 0.104 (17-11)
141 FL Gulf Coast                            0.099 (20-12)
142 Georgetown                               0.098 (15-15)
143 Connecticut                              0.088 (14-18)
144 N Iowa                                   0.085 (14-16)
145 St Louis                                 0.077 (16-16)
146 Nicholls St                              0.072 (17-11)
147 C Michigan                               0.069 (18-15)
148 Iowa St                                  0.068 (13-18)
149 Evansville                               0.066 (15-15)
150 SE Louisiana                             0.058 (19-12)
151 Vanderbilt                               0.053 (12-20)
152 E Washington                             0.053 (18-15)
153 Minnesota                                0.049 (15-17)
154 St Joseph's PA                           0.049 (16-16)
155 Niagara                                  0.041 (19-14)
156 Harvard                                  0.036 (17-14)
157 Dayton                                   0.035 (14-17)
158 Towson                                   0.034 (16-14)
159 Northwestern                             0.032 (14-17)
160 Oakland                                  0.032 (19-14)
161 TN Tech                                  0.022 (17-14)
162 Utah St                                  0.021 (16-17)
163 Kent St                                  0.021 (16-17)
164 Mississippi                              0.019 (12-20)
165 Georgia Tech                             0.019 (13-19)
166 Portland St                              0.017 (17-14)
167 Iowa                                     0.013 (14-19)
168 Austin Peay                              0.012 (17-15)
169 Seattle                                  0.012 (17-14)
170 Winthrop                                 0.009 (16-12)
171 Navy                                     0.007 (19-12)
172 UC Irvine                                0.002 (16-17)
173 Western Mich                             0.002 (15-15)
174 Mercer                                   0.001 (17-15)
175 Drake                                   -0.003 (16-17)
176 Hawaii                                  -0.008 (15-13)
177 Tulane                                  -0.009 (14-17)
178 Illinois                                -0.017 (13-18)
179 TX San Antonio                          -0.021 (17-15)
180 Rutgers                                 -0.021 (14-19)
181 Liberty                                 -0.025 (19-15)
182 Hartford                                -0.033 (18-14)
183 Colgate                                 -0.036 (18-14)
184 Fairfield                               -0.038 (17-16)
185 G Washington                            -0.040 (15-18)
186 North Texas                             -0.041 (18-18)
187 Louisiana Tech                          -0.041 (15-16)
188 George Mason                            -0.047 (16-17)
189 St Francis PA                           -0.053 (16-13)
190 Wake Forest                             -0.056 (11-20)
191 Washington St                           -0.061 (12-19)
192 Sam Houston St                          -0.062 (17-15)
193 IL Chicago                              -0.073 (18-16)
194 Valparaiso                              -0.080 (13-17)
195 Miami OH                                -0.086 (14-18)
196 Ohio                                    -0.094 (13-17)
197 Bowling Green                           -0.097 (14-16)
198 DePaul                                  -0.106 (11-20)
199 Tennessee St                            -0.106 (13-15)
200 Pacific                                 -0.110 (13-18)
201 Duquesne                                -0.112 (16-16)
202 Indiana St                              -0.113 (11-18)
203 Yale                                    -0.113 (15-15)
204 Lehigh                                  -0.117 (15-14)
205 La Salle                                -0.119 (13-19)
206 Richmond                                -0.125 (12-20)
207 Troy                                    -0.140 (14-17)
208 IUPU Ft Wayne                           -0.145 (14-15)
209 Robert Morris                           -0.152 (16-17)
210 Long Beach St                           -0.153 (13-18)
211 Akron                                   -0.155 (13-18)
212 WI Milwaukee                            -0.159 (15-16)
213 Mt St Mary's                            -0.161 (16-14)
214 Central Arkansas                        -0.162 (17-17)
215 Denver                                  -0.169 (13-15)
216 Southern Miss                           -0.171 (12-18)
217 Lamar                                   -0.180 (15-14)
218 Elon                                    -0.186 (12-18)
219 Louisiana Mnro                          -0.186 (13-16)
220 Massachusetts                           -0.189 (13-20)
221 Manhattan                               -0.189 (14-17)
222 Long Island                             -0.196 (17-17)
223 Boston Univ                             -0.198 (14-16)
224 Savannah St                             -0.203 (13-17)
225 N Dakota St                             -0.207 (12-17)
226 Campbell                                -0.209 (15-16)
227 Princeton                               -0.216 (12-16)
228 Hampton                                 -0.218 (16-16)
229 NC A&T                                  -0.220 (18-15)
230 Monmouth NJ                             -0.235 (11-20)
231 UTRGV                                   -0.236 (13-18)
232 Delaware                                -0.236 (12-19)
233 Stony Brook                             -0.240 (12-19)
234 TX Southern                             -0.240 (16-20)
235 N Illinois                              -0.246 (11-19)
236 Grambling                               -0.249 (16-14)
237 Pittsburgh                              -0.250 (8-24)
238 St Peter's                              -0.253 (14-18)
239 W Carolina                              -0.259 (11-19)
240 Drexel                                  -0.259 (12-20)
241 Colorado St                             -0.267 (10-21)
242 Appalachian St                          -0.269 (13-18)
243 Texas St                                -0.274 (13-18)
244 New Jersey Tech                         -0.286 (12-16)
245 Cornell                                 -0.287 (11-16)
246 California                              -0.289 (8-23)
247 New Orleans                             -0.291 (13-17)
248 Charleston So                           -0.292 (12-16)
249 SE Missouri St                          -0.293 (12-17)
250 CS Bakersfield                          -0.293 (9-18)
251 Idaho St                                -0.295 (12-16)
252 North Dakota                            -0.296 (10-20)
253 Gardner Webb                            -0.298 (11-18)
254 Air Force                               -0.299 (10-19)
255 Coastal Car                             -0.301 (11-18)
256 Prairie View                            -0.302 (15-18)
257 Bethune Cookman                         -0.305 (16-14)
258 N Florida                               -0.305 (11-19)
259 S Utah                                  -0.306 (11-19)
260 S Alabama                               -0.308 (12-18)
261 Abilene Chr                             -0.317 (12-16)
262 East Carolina                           -0.318 (10-20)
263 High Point                              -0.320 (11-16)
264 Santa Clara                             -0.322 (10-19)
265 Loy Marymount                           -0.328 (10-20)
266 Central Conn                            -0.333 (14-18)
267 UNC Wilmington                          -0.341 (9-21)
268 NC Central                              -0.341 (16-16)
269 Norfolk St                              -0.345 (13-17)
270 Florida Intl                            -0.349 (11-18)
271 Holy Cross                              -0.359 (12-19)
272 F Dickinson                             -0.360 (11-18)
273 Texas El Paso                           -0.368 (10-20)
274 Eastern Il                              -0.369 (10-19)
275 South Florida                           -0.375 (10-22)
276 Army                                    -0.376 (12-17)
277 Montana St                              -0.376 (11-19)
278 MA Lowell                               -0.385 (11-18)
279 Fordham                                 -0.394 (9-22)
280 Jacksonville                            -0.398 (11-18)
281 Brown                                   -0.399 (10-16)
282 Quinnipiac                              -0.401 (12-21)
283 Florida Atl                             -0.403 (9-19)
284 Oral Roberts                            -0.405 (8-20)
285 St Francis NY                           -0.411 (11-18)
286 James Madison                           -0.414 (9-22)
287 Western Il                              -0.423 (8-16)
288 Missouri KC                             -0.424 (8-21)
289 Cleveland St                            -0.434 (11-23)
290 Eastern Ky                              -0.440 (9-20)
291 IUPUI                                   -0.449 (9-19)
292 WI Green Bay                            -0.457 (10-20)
293 Southern Univ                           -0.460 (13-18)
294 Portland                                -0.467 (7-22)
295 SIU Edwardsville                        -0.467 (9-21)
296 Citadel                                 -0.470 (8-21)
297 NE Omaha                                -0.488 (7-22)
298 Ark Pine Bluff                          -0.489 (14-21)
299 Samford                                 -0.494 (8-22)
300 Arkansas St                             -0.495 (9-21)
301 Siena                                   -0.507 (8-24)
302 Kennesaw                                -0.509 (8-20)
303 McNeese St                              -0.511 (8-17)
304 Chattanooga                             -0.519 (8-23)
305 Morehead St                             -0.529 (6-21)
306 Lafayette                               -0.532 (9-21)
307 New Hampshire                           -0.535 (8-21)
308 Columbia                                -0.543 (7-19)
309 Binghamton                              -0.547 (9-20)
310 Cal Poly SLO                            -0.550 (7-22)
311 Cal Riverside                           -0.551 (7-22)
312 Presbyterian                            -0.556 (8-21)
313 TN Martin                               -0.559 (8-21)
314 VMI                                     -0.570 (7-21)
315 TAM C. Christi                          -0.579 (8-18)
316 Loyola MD                               -0.580 (8-22)
317 Sacred Ht                               -0.581 (9-21)
318 Morgan St                               -0.585 (11-19)
319 Pepperdine                              -0.604 (5-26)
320 Jackson St                              -0.606 (10-20)
321 Ark Little Rock                         -0.613 (6-24)
322 Stetson                                 -0.616 (8-20)
323 Detroit                                 -0.623 (6-24)
324 CS Sacramento                           -0.641 (5-25)
325 Charlotte                               -0.649 (5-23)
326 S Carolina St                           -0.657 (8-22)
327 Marist                                  -0.660 (6-25)
328 Youngstown St                           -0.661 (6-24)
329 Rice                                    -0.668 (5-24)
330 Dartmouth                               -0.672 (6-20)
331 San Jose St                             -0.684 (3-26)
332 Alabama St                              -0.693 (8-23)
333 N Arizona                               -0.710 (4-26)
334 Florida A&M                             -0.721 (8-25)
335 American Univ                           -0.724 (6-24)
336 Howard                                  -0.728 (8-23)
337 Alcorn St                               -0.759 (7-21)
338 Longwood                                -0.791 (4-26)
339 Maine                                   -0.808 (4-26)
340 CSU-Northridge                          -0.810 (4-24)
341 MD E Shore                              -0.834 (5-25)
342 Coppin St                               -0.837 (5-27)
343 Chicago St                              -0.858 (1-29)
344 Incarnate Word                          -0.864 (3-21)
345 SC Upstate                              -0.865 (3-25)
346 Houston Bap                             -0.876 (3-25)
347 Bryant                                  -0.891 (3-28)
348 Northwestern LA                         -0.914 (2-23)
349 MS Valley St                            -0.935 (4-28)
350 Alabama A&M                             -1.015 (3-28)
351 Delaware St                             -1.068 (2-28)
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