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       OFFENSE     DEFENSE 
TEAM                     W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
Northern St SD           7  4 415 347 -1.168    7 -1.080    7 -1.115    8 -1.154    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    8  7.867    1 -0.352   13 -1.957
Minn St-Mankato          6  5 441 251 -0.809    8 -1.120    8 -1.164    2 -0.970    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    7  7.893    4 -0.570    7 -1.370
Bemidji St              10  3 445 411 -0.780    1 -0.815    1 -0.827    5 -1.048    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    2  8.409    3 -0.487   11 -1.609
Sioux Falls              8  3 357 223 -0.977    4 -0.984    4 -1.004    4 -1.042    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    4  8.199    9 -1.144    1 -0.940
Minn St-Moorhead         5  6 272 275 -1.356    9 -1.347    9 -1.295    9 -1.233    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    9  7.390   11 -1.408    2 -1.058
SW Minnesota St          2  9 162 400 -1.671   12 -1.559   12 -1.485   13 -1.562    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   12  6.879   14 -1.795    6 -1.329
Minnesota-Duluth         9  3 391 300 -0.735    2 -0.885    2 -0.900    3 -0.989    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    3  8.382    7 -0.850    3 -1.129
Upper Iowa               1 10 193 393 -1.697   13 -1.649   13 -1.609   11 -1.490    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   13  6.746   12 -1.467   10 -1.514
Mary                     4  7 382 400 -1.200   10 -1.373   10 -1.325   10 -1.240    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   10  7.321    2 -0.373   14 -2.108
Wayne St NE              7  4 358 287 -0.928    5 -1.026    5 -1.058    7 -1.110    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    5  8.086    6 -0.831    9 -1.389
TEAM                     W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
Concordia-St Paul        1 10 162 402 -1.871   14 -1.666   14 -1.629   14 -1.583    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   14  6.685   13 -1.787    8 -1.378
Winona St                7  4 333 266 -0.975    6 -1.041    6 -1.065    6 -1.104    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    6  8.020    8 -1.044    5 -1.164
Minot St                 2  9 204 445 -1.655   11 -1.553   11 -1.481   12 -1.493    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   11  6.901   10 -1.368   12 -1.618
Augustana SD             9  3 459 257 -0.663    3 -0.916    3 -0.916    1 -0.929    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1  8.431    5 -0.700    4 -1.157


Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference: strength=-1.151 (#1)
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI RPI POLL OFFENSE DEFENSE TEAM W L PF PA SCHED RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING Northern St SD 7 4 415 347 -1.168 7 -1.080 7 -1.115 8 -1.154 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 8 7.867 1 -0.352 13 -1.957 Minn St-Mankato 6 5 441 251 -0.809 8 -1.120 8 -1.164 2 -0.970 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 7 7.893 4 -0.570 7 -1.370 Bemidji St 10 3 445 411 -0.780 1 -0.815 1 -0.827 5 -1.048 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 2 8.409 3 -0.487 11 -1.609 Sioux Falls 8 3 357 223 -0.977 4 -0.984 4 -1.004 4 -1.042 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 4 8.199 9 -1.144 1 -0.940 Minn St-Moorhead 5 6 272 275 -1.356 9 -1.347 9 -1.295 9 -1.233 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 9 7.390 11 -1.408 2 -1.058 SW Minnesota St 2 9 162 400 -1.671 12 -1.559 12 -1.485 13 -1.562 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 12 6.879 14 -1.795 6 -1.329 Minnesota-Duluth 9 3 391 300 -0.735 2 -0.885 2 -0.900 3 -0.989 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 3 8.382 7 -0.850 3 -1.129 Upper Iowa 1 10 193 393 -1.697 13 -1.649 13 -1.609 11 -1.490 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 13 6.746 12 -1.467 10 -1.514 Mary 4 7 382 400 -1.200 10 -1.373 10 -1.325 10 -1.240 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 10 7.321 2 -0.373 14 -2.108 Wayne St NE 7 4 358 287 -0.928 5 -1.026 5 -1.058 7 -1.110 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 5 8.086 6 -0.831 9 -1.389 Concordia-St Paul 1 10 162 402 -1.871 14 -1.666 14 -1.629 14 -1.583 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 14 6.685 13 -1.787 8 -1.378 Winona St 7 4 333 266 -0.975 6 -1.041 6 -1.065 6 -1.104 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 6 8.020 8 -1.044 5 -1.164 Minot St 2 9 204 445 -1.655 11 -1.553 11 -1.481 12 -1.493 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 11 6.901 10 -1.368 12 -1.618 Augustana SD 9 3 459 257 -0.663 3 -0.916 3 -0.916 1 -0.929 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 8.431 5 -0.700 4 -1.157
Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference 78 80 0.494 1 -1.151

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.146 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: Wed Jan 26 23:43:12 2022

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