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
Sioux Falls             12  1 507 255  1.457    1  5.831    1  2.081    1  1.819    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1  5.578  1.501  1.929  1.709
Minnesota-Duluth        10  2 541 397  0.917    2  5.393    2  1.581    6  1.088    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    2  5.132  2.025  2.085  0.092
Bemidji St               9  3 547 293  1.140    3  5.177    4  1.348    2  1.485    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    3  5.066  1.776  2.033  0.936
Minn St-Mankato          8  3 366 254  1.143    4  5.142    3  1.378    4  1.240    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    4  5.043  1.419  1.229  1.251
Augustana SD             8  3 466 292  1.032    5  5.039    5  1.279    5  1.232    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    6  4.993  1.738  1.717  0.746
Winona St                8  3 408 194  1.151    6  5.025    6  1.259    3  1.456    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    5  5.020  1.201  1.150  1.762
Minn St-Moorhead         7  4 391 324  0.703    7  4.832    7  0.981    7  0.811    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    7  4.747  1.703  1.238  0.383
Northern St SD           6  5 391 300  0.675    8  4.535    8  0.668    8  0.785    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    8  4.571  1.579  1.014  0.556
SW Minnesota St          5  6 392 381  0.676    9  4.381    9  0.548    9  0.654    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    9  4.400  1.845  1.323 -0.014
St Cloud St              5  6 284 314  0.567   10  4.363   10  0.520   11  0.551    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   10  4.366  1.334  0.421  0.681
TEAM                     W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Upper Iowa               3  8 295 370  0.800   11  4.156   11  0.236   10  0.556    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   11  4.112  1.560  0.756  0.356
Wayne St NE              3  8 282 368  0.763   12  4.121   12  0.234   12  0.534    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   12  4.071  1.528  0.685  0.383
Minot St                 3  8 194 379  0.078   13  3.910   13  0.026   14 -0.278    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   13  3.799  1.229 -0.549 -0.008
Concordia-St Paul        2  9 217 412  0.200   14  3.729   14 -0.211   13 -0.118    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   14  3.649  1.363 -0.208 -0.028
Mary                     1 10 116 479 -0.334   15  3.448   15 -0.560   15 -0.834    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   15  3.306  0.997 -1.388 -0.280
Minnesota-Crookston      0 11 146 541 -0.422   16  3.062   16 -0.902   16 -0.884    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   16  3.092  1.319 -1.034 -0.735


Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference: strength=0.732 (#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 Sioux Falls 12 1 507 255 1.457 1 5.831 1 2.081 1 1.819 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 5.578 1.501 1.929 1.709 Minnesota-Duluth 10 2 541 397 0.917 2 5.393 2 1.581 6 1.088 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 2 5.132 2.025 2.085 0.092 Bemidji St 9 3 547 293 1.140 3 5.177 4 1.348 2 1.485 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 3 5.066 1.776 2.033 0.936 Minn St-Mankato 8 3 366 254 1.143 4 5.142 3 1.378 4 1.240 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 4 5.043 1.419 1.229 1.251 Augustana SD 8 3 466 292 1.032 5 5.039 5 1.279 5 1.232 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 6 4.993 1.738 1.717 0.746 Winona St 8 3 408 194 1.151 6 5.025 6 1.259 3 1.456 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 5 5.020 1.201 1.150 1.762 Minn St-Moorhead 7 4 391 324 0.703 7 4.832 7 0.981 7 0.811 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 7 4.747 1.703 1.238 0.383 Northern St SD 6 5 391 300 0.675 8 4.535 8 0.668 8 0.785 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 8 4.571 1.579 1.014 0.556 SW Minnesota St 5 6 392 381 0.676 9 4.381 9 0.548 9 0.654 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 9 4.400 1.845 1.323 -0.014 St Cloud St 5 6 284 314 0.567 10 4.363 10 0.520 11 0.551 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 10 4.366 1.334 0.421 0.681 Upper Iowa 3 8 295 370 0.800 11 4.156 11 0.236 10 0.556 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 11 4.112 1.560 0.756 0.356 Wayne St NE 3 8 282 368 0.763 12 4.121 12 0.234 12 0.534 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 12 4.071 1.528 0.685 0.383 Minot St 3 8 194 379 0.078 13 3.910 13 0.026 14 -0.278 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 13 3.799 1.229 -0.549 -0.008 Concordia-St Paul 2 9 217 412 0.200 14 3.729 14 -0.211 13 -0.118 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 14 3.649 1.363 -0.208 -0.028 Mary 1 10 116 479 -0.334 15 3.448 15 -0.560 15 -0.834 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 15 3.306 0.997 -1.388 -0.280 Minnesota-Crookston 0 11 146 541 -0.422 16 3.062 16 -0.902 16 -0.884 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 16 3.092 1.319 -1.034 -0.735
Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference 90 90 0.500 1 0.732

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.127 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 Apr 29 13:41:16 2017

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