NCAA Tournament
Pairwise Comparison Ratings

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Note: This chart is updated as each game result comes in. This chart includes all new 2013-14 RPI effects, like home-road weighting and the 'Quality Win Bonus.'

Rk Team PCWs RPI Rk QWB-† W-L-T Win % Wgtd Win % - ‡
1 Penn State 59 .6094 1 .0033 16-2-1 .8684 .8588
2 Denver 58 .5977 2 .0106 15-5-4 .7083 .6949
3 Minnesota-Duluth 57 .5894 3 .0108 13-5-4 .6818 .6607
4 Boston University 56 .5892 4 .0053 14-5-2 .7143 .7327
5 Mass.-Lowell 55 .5763 5 .0050 15-5-3 .7174 .7288
6 Union 54 .5734 6 .0035 17-5-2 .7500 .7603
7 North Dakota 53 .5704 7 .0074 13-7-3 .6304 .6140
8 Minnesota 52 .5698 8 .0041 13-5-2 .7000 .7010
9 Western Michigan 51 .5671 9 .0068 11-6-3 .6250 .6211
10 Cornell 50 .5601 10 .0000 11-4-1 .7188 .7439
11 Vermont 49 .5601 11 .0034 15-7-2 .6667 .6525
12 Harvard 48 .5560 12 .0034 11-5-1 .6765 .7089
13 Ohio State 47 .5501 13 .0068 11-4-5 .6750 .6714
14 St. Lawrence 46 .5463 14 .0042 12-6-6 .6250 .6316
15 Boston College 45 .5418 15 .0024 14-9-2 .6000 .6230
16 Nebraska-Omaha 44 .5415 16 .0018 13-8-3 .6042 .5923
17 St. Cloud State 43 .5385 17 .0083 10-11-1 .4773 .4911
18 Notre Dame 41 .5367 18 .0050 13-8-2 .6087 .5804
19 Providence 41 .5349 19 .0055 10-8-4 .5455 .5327
20 Robert Morris 40 .5318 20 .0015 13-6-3 .6591 .6606
21 Miami 39 .5292 21 .0066 8-9-5 .4773 .4762
22 Air Force 38 .5291 22 .0017 13-7-4 .6250 .6405
23 Bemidji State 37 .5284 23 .0010 15-8-3 .6346 .6512
24 Quinnipiac 36 .5278 24 .0030 13-10-2 .5600 .5579
25 Clarkson 35 .5235 25 .0057 11-9-3 .5435 .5375
26 Michigan Tech 34 .5210 26 .0004 14-9-5 .5893 .6204
27 Wisconsin 34 .5199 27 .0020 10-7-1 .5833 .5604
28 Connecticut 32 .5153 28 .0064 9-8-6 .5217 .5217
29 Dartmouth 31 .5064 29 .0023 7-8-3 .4722 .4699
30 Minnesota State 30 .5025 30 .0016 14-8-2 .6250 .6207
31 Northeastern 29 .5006 31 .0026 7-10-5 .4318 .4208
32 New Hampshire 27 .5000 32 .0000 11-8-3 .5682 .5417
33 Yale 27 .5000 33 .0004 7-7-3 .5000 .4821
34 Army 26 .4984 34 .0004 12-8-3 .5870 .5872
35 Colorado College 26 .4892 35 .0052 6-14-2 .3182 .3390
36 Canisius 24 .4868 36 .0007 8-10-5 .4565 .4636
37 Michigan 23 .4857 37 .0035 8-11-1 .4250 .4105
38 Merrimack 21 .4818 38 .0018 8-11-3 .4318 .4095
39 Bowling Green 21 .4816 39 .0004 12-13-2 .4815 .5000
40 Maine 20 .4791 40 .0023 8-11-3 .4318 .4200
41 Princeton 19 .4788 41 .0000 7-11-2 .4000 .3958
42 Holy Cross 18 .4766 42 .0016 9-9-4 .5000 .4854
43 RIT 17 .4744 43 .0003 10-12-1 .4565 .4696
44 Bentley 16 .4622 44 .0003 6-11-5 .3864 .4074
45 Mercyhurst 15 .4608 45 .0005 9-13-1 .4130 .4224
46 Lake Superior 14 .4605 46 .0000 9-12-3 .4375 .4505
47 Sacred Heart 13 .4591 47 .0006 8-13-3 .3958 .4050
48 Colgate 12 .4557 48 .0007 4-12-5 .3095 .3168
49 Arizona State 11 .4532 49 .0005 7-17-2 .3077 .3203
50 Michigan State 10 .4449 50 .0029 4-15-1 .2250 .2277
51 Alaska 9 .4435 51 .0000 7-14-3 .3542 .3571
52 Massachusetts 9 .4379 52 .0007 5-16-2 .2609 .2350
53 Ferris State 7 .4360 53 .0002 7-14-4 .3600 .3527
54 American Int'l 6 .4313 54 .0000 5-13-6 .3333 .3305
55 Alabama-Huntsville 5 .4259 56 .0000 7-15-2 .3333 .3516
56 Alaska-Anchorage 4 .4281 55 .0000 5-14-5 .3125 .3025
57 Brown 3 .4191 57 .0000 3-13-1 .2059 .2024
58 Rensselaer 2 .4166 58 .0007 4-21-1 .1731 .1600
59 Northern Michigan 1 .4136 59 .0002 5-17-4 .2692 .2761
60 Niagara 0 .4041 60 .0000 3-16-3 .2045 .2095

* - RPI is adjusted because "bad wins" have been discarded. These are wins that cause a team's RPI to go down. (Explanation)

† - 'Quality Win Bonus'. For complete explanation of this and other factors, see our complete primer.

‡ - 'Weighted WL %' is the team's winning percentage after adjusting for home/road effects. See our complete primer.

Note: This chart represents the system used by the NCAA to select and seed teams for the NCAA Tournament. A detailed explanation can be found in our Primer. For the purposes of NCAA eligibility (and therefore KRACH), a team's record is based only on games against other Division I hockey schools which are eligible for the NCAA Tournament.

Note: CHN endorses KRACH as a replacement for the RPI.

RkTeamPWsComparisons Won
1Penn State59denmndbu_umlunindkminwmucorverharosustlbc_unostcndmprvrmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
2Denver58mndbu_umlunindkminwmucorverharosustlbc_unostcndmprvrmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
3Minnesota-Duluth57bu_umlunindkminwmucorverharosustlbc_unostcndmprvrmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
4Boston University56umlunindkminwmucorverharosustlbc_unostcndmprvrmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
5Mass.-Lowell55unindkminwmucorverharosustlbc_unostcndmprvrmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
6Union54ndkminwmucorverharosustlbc_unostcndmprvrmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
7North Dakota53minwmucorverharosustlbc_unostcndmprvrmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
8Minnesota52wmucorverharosustlbc_unostcndmprvrmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
9Western Michigan51corverharosustlbc_unostcndmprvrmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
10Cornell50verharosustlbc_unostcndmprvrmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
11Vermont49harosustlbc_unostcndmprvrmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
12Harvard48osustlbc_unostcndmprvrmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
13Ohio State47stlbc_unostcndmprvrmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
14St. Lawrence46bc_unostcndmprvrmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
15Boston College45unostcndmprvrmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
16Nebraska-Omaha44stcndmprvrmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
17St. Cloud State43ndmprvrmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
18Notre Dame41prvrmumiaafabmjquimtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
19Providence41rmumiaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
20Robert Morris40miaafabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
21Miami39afabmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
22Air Force38bmjquiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
23Bemidji State37quiclkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
24Quinnipiac36clkmtuwiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
25Clarkson35ndmmtucondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
26Michigan Tech34wiscondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
27Wisconsin34clkcondarmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
28Connecticut32darmnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
29Dartmouth31mnsnoeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
30Minnesota State30noeunhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
31Northeastern29unhyalarmcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
32New Hampshire27yalarmcnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
33Yale27armcc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
34Army26cc_cnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
35Colorado College26unhcnsmicmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
36Canisius24micmerbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
37Michigan23merbgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
38Merrimack21bgsmneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakffsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
39Bowling Green21mneprnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
40Maine20prnhcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
41Princeton19hcrritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
42Holy Cross18ritbenmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
43RIT17benmrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
44Bentley16mrclsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
45Mercyhurst15lsssacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
46Lake Superior14sacclgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
47Sacred Heart13clgasumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
48Colgate12asumsuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
49Arizona State11msuakfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
50Michigan State10akfumafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
51Alaska9umafsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
52Massachusetts9merfsuaicalhakabrnrennmunia
53Ferris State7aicalhakabrnrennmunia
54American Int'l6alhakabrnrennmunia
55Alabama-Huntsville5akabrnrennmunia
56Alaska-Anchorage4brnrennmunia
57Brown3rennmunia
58Rensselaer2nmunia
59Northern Michigan1nia
60Niagara0

Note: This chart represents the system used by the NCAA to select and seed teams for the NCAA Tournament. A detailed explanation can be found in our Primer. For the purposes of NCAA eligibility (and therefore KRACH), a team's record is based only on games against other Division I hockey schools which are eligible for the NCAA Tournament.

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