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
St Cloud St             12  2 551 319  0.871    1  4.054    1  1.423    3  1.140    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.552  1.342  0.938
Minn St-Mankato         11  1 526 213  0.829    2  3.995    2  1.341    2  1.426    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.539  1.609  1.244
Minnesota-Duluth        11  2 540 223  0.983    3  3.949    3  1.263    1  1.462    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.394  1.431  1.493
SW Minnesota St          7  5 489 484  0.299    4  3.269    4  0.387    5  0.277    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  2.142  1.514 -0.960
Sioux Falls              6  5 363 295  0.349    5  3.178    5  0.277    4  0.475    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.592  0.739  0.212
Upper Iowa               6  5 301 343  0.151    6  3.166    6  0.266    9 -0.033    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.562  0.183 -0.250
Mary                     6  5 277 263  0.110    7  3.118    7  0.189    8  0.135    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.255 -0.086  0.356
Winona St                6  5 401 353  0.146    8  3.094    8  0.153    6  0.183    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.820  0.822 -0.456
Concordia-St Paul        5  6 205 300 -0.048    9  3.003    9  0.012   12 -0.283    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.038 -0.775  0.209
Augustana SD             4  7 222 214  0.089   10  2.808   10 -0.304    7  0.158    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  0.791 -0.603  0.920
TEAM                     W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Northern St SD           4  7 248 337 -0.111   11  2.800   11 -0.318   10 -0.179    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.355 -0.266 -0.093
Minn St-Moorhead         4  7 350 456 -0.197   12  2.783   12 -0.345   11 -0.281    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  2.028  0.734 -1.296
Bemidji St               3  8 199 302 -0.250   13  2.627   13 -0.506   14 -0.475    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.124 -0.864 -0.086
Wayne St NE              2  9 241 391 -0.066   14  2.559   14 -0.607   13 -0.414    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.508 -0.278 -0.550
Minot St                 2  9 167 374 -0.445   15  2.454   15 -0.772   15 -0.808    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.168 -1.143 -0.473
Minnesota-Crookston      2  9 137 427 -0.567   16  2.442   16 -0.792   16 -1.007    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.092 -1.435 -0.578


Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference: strength=0.048 (#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 St Cloud St 12 2 551 319 0.871 1 4.054 1 1.423 3 1.140 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.552 1.342 0.938 Minn St-Mankato 11 1 526 213 0.829 2 3.995 2 1.341 2 1.426 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.539 1.609 1.244 Minnesota-Duluth 11 2 540 223 0.983 3 3.949 3 1.263 1 1.462 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.394 1.431 1.493 SW Minnesota St 7 5 489 484 0.299 4 3.269 4 0.387 5 0.277 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 2.142 1.514 -0.960 Sioux Falls 6 5 363 295 0.349 5 3.178 5 0.277 4 0.475 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.592 0.739 0.212 Upper Iowa 6 5 301 343 0.151 6 3.166 6 0.266 9 -0.033 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.562 0.183 -0.250 Mary 6 5 277 263 0.110 7 3.118 7 0.189 8 0.135 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.255 -0.086 0.356 Winona St 6 5 401 353 0.146 8 3.094 8 0.153 6 0.183 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.820 0.822 -0.456 Concordia-St Paul 5 6 205 300 -0.048 9 3.003 9 0.012 12 -0.283 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.038 -0.775 0.209 Augustana SD 4 7 222 214 0.089 10 2.808 10 -0.304 7 0.158 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 0.791 -0.603 0.920 Northern St SD 4 7 248 337 -0.111 11 2.800 11 -0.318 10 -0.179 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.355 -0.266 -0.093 Minn St-Moorhead 4 7 350 456 -0.197 12 2.783 12 -0.345 11 -0.281 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 2.028 0.734 -1.296 Bemidji St 3 8 199 302 -0.250 13 2.627 13 -0.506 14 -0.475 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.124 -0.864 -0.086 Wayne St NE 2 9 241 391 -0.066 14 2.559 14 -0.607 13 -0.414 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.508 -0.278 -0.550 Minot St 2 9 167 374 -0.445 15 2.454 15 -0.772 15 -0.808 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.168 -1.143 -0.473 Minnesota-Crookston 2 9 137 427 -0.567 16 2.442 16 -0.792 16 -1.007 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.092 -1.435 -0.578
Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference 91 92 0.497 1 0.048

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.180 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: Tue Oct 14 20:59:10 2014

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