Explanation: Each team is listed with its record, overall score differential, and six ratings. Brief explanations of the ratings follow.
Because these ratings contain no prejudices regarding team or conference strengths, they tend to be quite inaccurate early in the seasons. College football appears to take at least 5 games per team before even remotely reasonable ratings are produced; acceptable ratings are produced with 8 games per team; excellent ratings unfortunately require 14 games per team.

Rankings by division: Overall I-A I-AA II III NAIA NESCAC NSIC


Full Ranking

                                               STANDARD   MED LIKELY  PREDICTIVE  IMPRVD RPI     RPI         POLL   
TEAM                     W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Minn St-Mankato         13  1 490 251  1.481    1  5.367    1  1.927    1  1.694    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.304  1.588  1.799
Winona St               10  2 450 300  1.142    2  4.965    2  1.527    3  1.312    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.596  1.632  0.992
Minnesota-Duluth        10  2 558 281  1.220    3  4.905    3  1.436    2  1.582    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.773  2.190  0.974
Sioux Falls              9  2 344 222  1.081    4  4.898    4  1.427    4  1.177    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.303  1.070  1.284
Bemidji St               7  4 265 206  0.864    5  4.652    6  1.047    7  0.989    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  0.960  0.457  1.522
St Cloud St              7  4 394 294  0.939    6  4.642    5  1.062    5  1.036    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.729  1.571  0.500
Wayne St NE              6  5 290 238  0.980    7  4.490    7  0.927    6  0.995    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.203  0.757  1.234
Augustana SD             5  6 401 357  1.059    8  4.405    9  0.798    8  0.981    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.784  1.608  0.354
Northern St SD           6  5 358 292  0.774    9  4.391    8  0.818    9  0.937    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.517  1.137  0.737
SW Minnesota St          4  7 325 400  0.802   10  4.179   10  0.589   10  0.686    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.735  1.231  0.142
TEAM                     W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Mary                     4  7 274 385  0.499   11  4.105   11  0.471   13  0.364    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.554  0.620  0.108
Minot St                 3  8 190 358  0.413   12  4.029   12  0.357   14  0.196    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.207 -0.039  0.430
Concordia-St Paul        2  9 282 384  0.805   13  3.959   13  0.270   11  0.643    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.545  0.884  0.401
Upper Iowa               2  9 287 448  0.636   14  3.950   14  0.257   12  0.368    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.789  1.004 -0.269
Minnesota-Crookston      2  9 187 451  0.216   15  3.881   15  0.147   16 -0.046    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.388 -0.035 -0.057
Minn St-Moorhead         1 10 184 400  0.256   16  3.759   16 -0.036   15  0.118    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.330  0.049  0.188


Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference: strength=0.822 (#1)
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI RPI POLL TEAM W L PF PA SCHED RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF Minn St-Mankato 13 1 490 251 1.481 1 5.367 1 1.927 1 1.694 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.304 1.588 1.799 Winona St 10 2 450 300 1.142 2 4.965 2 1.527 3 1.312 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.596 1.632 0.992 Minnesota-Duluth 10 2 558 281 1.220 3 4.905 3 1.436 2 1.582 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.773 2.190 0.974 Sioux Falls 9 2 344 222 1.081 4 4.898 4 1.427 4 1.177 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.303 1.070 1.284 Bemidji St 7 4 265 206 0.864 5 4.652 6 1.047 7 0.989 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 0.960 0.457 1.522 St Cloud St 7 4 394 294 0.939 6 4.642 5 1.062 5 1.036 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.729 1.571 0.500 Wayne St NE 6 5 290 238 0.980 7 4.490 7 0.927 6 0.995 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.203 0.757 1.234 Augustana SD 5 6 401 357 1.059 8 4.405 9 0.798 8 0.981 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.784 1.608 0.354 Northern St SD 6 5 358 292 0.774 9 4.391 8 0.818 9 0.937 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.517 1.137 0.737 SW Minnesota St 4 7 325 400 0.802 10 4.179 10 0.589 10 0.686 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.735 1.231 0.142 Mary 4 7 274 385 0.499 11 4.105 11 0.471 13 0.364 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.554 0.620 0.108 Minot St 3 8 190 358 0.413 12 4.029 12 0.357 14 0.196 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.207 -0.039 0.430 Concordia-St Paul 2 9 282 384 0.805 13 3.959 13 0.270 11 0.643 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.545 0.884 0.401 Upper Iowa 2 9 287 448 0.636 14 3.950 14 0.257 12 0.368 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.789 1.004 -0.269 Minnesota-Crookston 2 9 187 451 0.216 15 3.881 15 0.147 16 -0.046 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.388 -0.035 -0.057 Minn St-Moorhead 1 10 184 400 0.256 16 3.759 16 -0.036 15 0.118 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.330 0.049 0.188
Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference 91 90 0.503 1 0.822

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.176 points in main ratings
     0.024 points in improved RPI
Average of 6.20 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Sat Nov  2 13:26:29 2013

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