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 HAAC GAC NESCAC NSIC MAIAA


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         10  2 499 193  0.942    1  4.557    1  1.126    1  1.341    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.349  1.256  1.427
Augustana SD             9  3 494 318  0.663    2  4.366    2  0.884    4  0.791    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.777  1.365  0.217
Sioux Falls              9  3 472 257  0.626    3  4.344    4  0.849    3  0.835    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.591  1.107  0.563
Minnesota-Duluth         9  3 411 208  0.613    4  4.320    3  0.855    2  0.842    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.265  0.642  1.041
SW Minnesota St          8  3 366 290  0.420    5  4.207    5  0.749    5  0.465    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.557  0.684  0.247
Bemidji St               7  4 340 210  0.184    6  3.911    6  0.307    6  0.457    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.239  0.222  0.691
Upper Iowa               6  5 310 307  0.145    7  3.860    7  0.226   10  0.036    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.460  0.110 -0.037
Winona St                5  6 335 316  0.318    8  3.788    8  0.145    8  0.314    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.565  0.545  0.084
Northern St SD           6  5 316 247  0.122    9  3.787    9  0.144    9  0.257    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.340  0.159  0.356
Minn St-Moorhead         6  5 331 364 -0.160   10  3.767   10  0.115   11 -0.167    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.717  0.307 -0.642
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              6  5 389 255  0.163   11  3.728   11  0.057    7  0.383    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.550  0.591  0.174
Wayne St NE              4  7 251 409 -0.288   12  3.459   12 -0.272   12 -0.494    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.537 -0.305 -0.682
Concordia-St Paul        1 10 172 465 -0.312   13  3.009   13 -0.894   14 -0.923    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.342 -1.018 -0.828
Mary                     1 10  89 404 -0.876   14  2.792   15 -1.136   16 -1.378    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  0.714 -2.206 -0.550
Minnesota-Crookston      1 10 196 541 -0.763   15  2.784   14 -1.123   15 -1.175    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.686 -0.753 -1.597
Minot St                 1 10 165 367 -0.626   16  2.741   16 -1.191   13 -0.910    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1      0  1.182 -1.218 -0.602


Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference: strength=0.121 (#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 10 2 499 193 0.942 1 4.557 1 1.126 1 1.341 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.349 1.256 1.427 Augustana SD 9 3 494 318 0.663 2 4.366 2 0.884 4 0.791 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.777 1.365 0.217 Sioux Falls 9 3 472 257 0.626 3 4.344 4 0.849 3 0.835 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.591 1.107 0.563 Minnesota-Duluth 9 3 411 208 0.613 4 4.320 3 0.855 2 0.842 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.265 0.642 1.041 SW Minnesota St 8 3 366 290 0.420 5 4.207 5 0.749 5 0.465 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.557 0.684 0.247 Bemidji St 7 4 340 210 0.184 6 3.911 6 0.307 6 0.457 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.239 0.222 0.691 Upper Iowa 6 5 310 307 0.145 7 3.860 7 0.226 10 0.036 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.460 0.110 -0.037 Winona St 5 6 335 316 0.318 8 3.788 8 0.145 8 0.314 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.565 0.545 0.084 Northern St SD 6 5 316 247 0.122 9 3.787 9 0.144 9 0.257 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.340 0.159 0.356 Minn St-Moorhead 6 5 331 364 -0.160 10 3.767 10 0.115 11 -0.167 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.717 0.307 -0.642 St Cloud St 6 5 389 255 0.163 11 3.728 11 0.057 7 0.383 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.550 0.591 0.174 Wayne St NE 4 7 251 409 -0.288 12 3.459 12 -0.272 12 -0.494 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.537 -0.305 -0.682 Concordia-St Paul 1 10 172 465 -0.312 13 3.009 13 -0.894 14 -0.923 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.342 -1.018 -0.828 Mary 1 10 89 404 -0.876 14 2.792 15 -1.136 16 -1.378 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 0.714 -2.206 -0.550 Minnesota-Crookston 1 10 196 541 -0.763 15 2.784 14 -1.123 15 -1.175 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.686 -0.753 -1.597 Minot St 1 10 165 367 -0.626 16 2.741 16 -1.191 13 -0.910 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 0 1.182 -1.218 -0.602
Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference 89 91 0.494 1 0.121

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.166 points in main ratings
     0.022 points in improved RPI
Average of 6.20 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Mon Jan 18 17:29:13 2016

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