Explanation: Each team is listed with its record, overall score differential, and its ratings. Brief explanations of the ratings follow.
In order to increase early-season stability, the three main rankings, the improved RPI, and the college pseudopoll include priors based on the previous season final predictive ratings and occasionally incorporating preseason predictions of various major publications. The other rankings for college sports do not include priors, and thus can be wildly unstable early in the year. A team whose rankings are affected by this prior is noted with a P following its rankings.

Full Ranking

                                            STANDARD   MED LIKELY  PREDICTIVE  IMPRVD RPI
TEAM         W  L   PF   PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
SEATTLE     35  6 3367 3051 -0.077 17.534    1  1.866    1  0.787    1  0.422    1 0.5712  3.504 -0.019  0.863  0.000
NEW YORK    24 15 3090 2991  0.138 20.549    2  1.445    2  0.363    3  0.328    2 0.5340  3.561  0.122  0.533  0.000
WASHINGTON  22 14 2782 2687  0.121 18.707    3  1.406    3  0.329    5  0.244    3 0.5319  3.503 -0.201  0.689  0.000
INDIANA     22 15 2883 2747  0.130 19.233    4  1.356    4  0.285    4  0.294    4 0.5292  3.507 -0.132  0.721  0.000
ATLANTA     23 18 3530 3414  0.168 21.989    5  1.322    5  0.263    2  0.349    5 0.5265  3.760  1.021 -0.323  0.000
CONNECTICUT 17 17 2754 2715  0.110 17.731    6  1.074    6  0.075    6  0.141    6 0.5065  3.617  0.173  0.110  0.000
CHICAGO     14 20 2586 2611  0.111 18.024    7  0.853    7 -0.100    8 -0.044    7 0.4865  3.514 -0.445  0.357  0.000
PHOENIX     17 21 3552 3527 -0.089 17.290    8  0.711    8 -0.212    7 -0.041    8 0.4829  3.906  1.329 -1.412  0.000
SAN ANTONIO 14 22 2777 2920 -0.162 16.326    9  0.467    9 -0.364   11 -0.396   10 0.4631  3.566 -0.581 -0.212  0.000
LOS ANGELES 13 23 2780 2921 -0.083 17.306   10  0.464   10 -0.370   10 -0.331    9 0.4656  3.580 -0.454 -0.207  0.000
TEAM         W  L   PF   PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
MINNESOTA   13 21 2675 2791 -0.167 15.244   11  0.444   11 -0.375    9 -0.269   11 0.4620  3.575 -0.416 -0.121  0.000
TULSA        6 28 2652 3053 -0.153 16.186   12  0.000   12 -0.830   12 -0.889   12 0.4172  3.702 -0.482 -1.296  0.000

WESTERN CONFERENCE
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR SEATTLE 35 6 3367 3051 -0.077 17.534 1 1.866 1 0.787 1 0.422 1 0.5712 3.504 -0.019 0.863 0.000 PHOENIX 17 21 3552 3527 -0.089 17.290 8 0.711 8 -0.212 7 -0.041 8 0.4829 3.906 1.329 -1.412 0.000 SAN ANTONIO 14 22 2777 2920 -0.162 16.326 9 0.467 9 -0.364 11 -0.396 10 0.4631 3.566 -0.581 -0.212 0.000 LOS ANGELES 13 23 2780 2921 -0.083 17.306 10 0.464 10 -0.370 10 -0.331 9 0.4656 3.580 -0.454 -0.207 0.000 MINNESOTA 13 21 2675 2791 -0.167 15.244 11 0.444 11 -0.375 9 -0.269 11 0.4620 3.575 -0.416 -0.121 0.000 TULSA 6 28 2652 3053 -0.153 16.186 12 0.000 12 -0.830 12 -0.889 12 0.4172 3.702 -0.482 -1.296 0.000

EASTERN CONFERENCE
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR NEW YORK 24 15 3090 2991 0.138 20.549 2 1.445 2 0.363 3 0.328 2 0.5340 3.561 0.122 0.533 0.000 WASHINGTON 22 14 2782 2687 0.121 18.707 3 1.406 3 0.329 5 0.244 3 0.5319 3.503 -0.201 0.689 0.000 INDIANA 22 15 2883 2747 0.130 19.233 4 1.356 4 0.285 4 0.294 4 0.5292 3.507 -0.132 0.721 0.000 ATLANTA 23 18 3530 3414 0.168 21.989 5 1.322 5 0.263 2 0.349 5 0.5265 3.760 1.021 -0.323 0.000 CONNECTICUT 17 17 2754 2715 0.110 17.731 6 1.074 6 0.075 6 0.141 6 0.5065 3.617 0.173 0.110 0.000 CHICAGO 14 20 2586 2611 0.111 18.024 7 0.853 7 -0.100 8 -0.044 7 0.4865 3.514 -0.445 0.357 0.000


DIVISION             W   L   PCT  RNK RATING
EASTERN CONFERENCE 122  99 0.552    1  0.285
WESTERN CONFERENCE  98 121 0.447    2 -0.331

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.276 points in main ratings (0.226 for semineutral)
     0.025 points in improved RPI (0.023 for semineutral)
Average of 2.15 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Sun Sep 26 09:28:34 2010
games through: Thu Sep 16 2010

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