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  1. 3-point shot: SEC's RPI troubles

    Andy Katz

    1. Florida coach Billy Donovan isn't disguising the issues facing the SEC after a subpar non-conference season. The SEC has only two teams in the top 50 in the RPI (Florida, at 10, and Missouri, at 25) -- and four teams below 200. "What you do in Nov...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  2. A primer for the Mountain West season -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    With the conference season set to get under way, Andy Katz takes a look at what's in store for the ultracompetitive Mountain West.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  3. Colorado State Rams look to make its NCAA tournament case-- colle...

    Andy Katz

    Colorado State's strong RPI, quality conference home wins and gaudy strength-of-schedule number give it the look of a team that's a lock to be off the bubble and in the NCAA tournament. Sure, the Rams have an RPI of 27, an SOS of No. 4 and home wins...

    Blog | Conversation | March 01, 2012
  4. 3-point shot: Focusing on the tournament

    Andy Katz

    1. The NCAA tournament selection committee will meet again next week and if there are five key points that the committee will look at when evaluating teams, they are: losses vs. RPI 151 and below; non-conference strength of schedule; road record; RPI...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  5. Andy Katz's Daily Word: UAB Blazers face big games this week in h...

    Andy Katz

    Blindfold UAB's resume, and it's hard to keep the Blazers out of the NCAA tournament. The RPI of 36 is almost an NCAA lock for teams searching for a bid. The 23-5 record, the nine road wins, one win against the Top 25 (Butler's last lo...

    Blog | Conversation | March 02, 2010
  6. First take on the BracketBusters matchups

    Andy Katz

    The eighth annual BracketBusters begins in 18 days and the matchups of the 11 nationally televised games were just announced on ESPNU. Should make for a fun slate of games on Feb. 19-20. Of the 22 teams, 19 are ranked in the top 100 of the RPI. He...

    Blog | February 01, 2010
  7. Vermont, Saint Mary's banking on RPI

    Andy Katz

    The PR push from conferences and teams is going strong, hoping to influence the media, and possibly the selection committee.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2005
  8. Texas proves Dance-worthy with win in Stillwater

    Andy Katz

    Big Dance invitations aren't handed out on historical data, nor should they be based strictly on a team's conference record or RPI. Sometimes, you just have to pass the eye test, and Texas does that without a need for corrective lenses.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2005
  9. Gillispie: Last year's rules should stand

    Andy Katz

    Aggies coach Billy Gillispie wants the selection committee to take a pass on using the road-adjusted RPI this season.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2005
  10. Bowlsby acknowledges subjectivity

    Andy Katz

    We're not supposed to talk about RPI, but that's what selection committee chair Bob Bowlsby did Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2005
  11. Top mid-majors face schedule quandaries

    Andy Katz

    RPI? Old news. It's the non-league scheduling that the committee is focusing on now more than ever.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2004
  12. Bowlsby: Road wins more valuable

    Andy Katz

    Road wins will carry more weight in the Ratings Percentage Index after unanimous approval last month.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2004
  13. Wins may not remove UW's wart

    Andy Katz

    Will the Pac-10's second-place team miss the Dance? It just might, if the Huskies keep winning. Huh?

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2004
  14. Believe it or not, RPI can lie

    Andy Katz

    It's not as controversial as the BCS, but the RPI does have its own flaws.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2003
  15. Traffic report

    Andy Katz

    Who's speeding and who's broken down? Andy Katz gives his thoughts on the road to the Final Four.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2003