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Pairwise Comparison Ratings

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 North Dakota 58 .5924 1 .0085 24-6-3 .7727 .7578
2 Minnesota State 57 .5923 2 .0093 24-6-3 .7727 .7764
3 Minnesota-Duluth 56 .5749 3 .0135 19-12-3 .6029 .5988
4 Miami 55 .5689 4 .0081 20-11-1 .6406 .6474
5 Boston University 54 .5653 5 .0040 21-7-5 .7121 .7018
6 Nebraska-Omaha 53 .5652 6 .0095 17-10-5 .6094 .6115
7 Michigan Tech 52 .5648 7 .0029 24-8-2 .7353 .7267
8 Denver 51 .5617 8 .0087 19-11-2 .6250 .6159
9 Providence 50 .5525 9 .0047 21-11-2 .6471 .6564
10 Boston College 49 .5523 10 .0041 20-11-3 .6324 .6386
11 Minnesota 47 .5473 12 .0034 19-11-3 .6212 .6194
12 Quinnipiac 46 .5481 11 .0015 21-9-4 .6765 .6726
13 Yale 46 .5433 13 .0018 17-7-5 .6724 .6724
14 Bowling Green 45 .5405 14 .0035 19-10-5 .6324 .6445
15 Michigan 44 .5404 15 .0035 19-11-0 .6333 .6397
16 Mass.-Lowell 44 .5394 16 .0027 18-10-6 .6176 .6098
17 St. Cloud State 42 .5370 17 .0082 15-16-1 .4844 .4902
18 Colgate 40 .5339 19 .0005 19-11-4 .6176 .6235
19 Vermont 39 .5357 18 .0023 18-12-4 .5882 .5917
20 Northeastern 39 .5316 20 .0055 16-14-4 .5294 .5361
21 St. Lawrence 38 .5258 22 .0027 18-13-3 .5735 .5868
22 Harvard 37 .5311 21 .0049 15-11-3 .5690 .5743
23 Bemidji State 36 .5246 23 .0055 15-14-5 .5147 .5220
24 Dartmouth 35 .5225 24 .0033 15-10-4 .5862 .5685
25 Robert Morris 34 .5202 25 .0003 22-7-5 .7206 .7156
26 Alaska-Fairbanks 33 .5170 26 .0041 17-13-2 .5625 .5592
27 Western Michigan 32 .5167 27 .0056 12-15-5 .4531 .4630
28 Penn State 32 .5089 28 .0021 16-12-4 .5625 .5507
29 Northern Michigan 30 .5066 29 .0041 14-14-6 .5000 .5059
30 New Hampshire 28 .5049 30 .0043 15-17-2 .4706 .4688
31 Notre Dame 28 .5032 31 .0047 15-16-5 .4861 .4670
32 Michigan State 27 .5028 32 .0018 14-14-2 .5000 .5069
33 Merrimack 27 .5015 33 .0041 14-16-4 .4706 .4715
34 Union 26 .5002 35 .0016 16-16-2 .5000 .5029
35 Cornell 25 .5013 34 .0026 11-12-6 .4828 .4679
36 Ferris State 23 .4846 36 .0008 14-19-2 .4286 .4360
37 Connecticut 22 .4822 37 .0033 10-17-7 .3971 .3994
38 Bentley 21 .4819 38 .0000 16-13-5 .5441 .5629
39 Canisius 19 .4799 39 .0000 16-11-7 .5735 .5680
40 Ohio State 19 .4797 40 .0018 11-18-2 .3871 .3871
41 Clarkson 18 .4774 41 .0018 11-18-5 .3971 .4024
42 Mercyhurst 17 .4751 42 .0003 16-14-4 .5294 .5241
43 Maine 17 .4748 43 .0007 13-20-3 .4028 .3864
44 RIT 15 .4739 44 .0000 15-14-5 .5147 .5119
45 Massachusetts 14 .4660 45 .0021 10-21-2 .3333 .3210
46 Brown 13 .4594 46 .0017 8-18-3 .3276 .3333
47 Holy Cross 12 .4586 47 .0000 13-16-5 .4559 .4551
48 Rensselaer 11 .4586 48 .0002 10-23-3 .3194 .3200
49 Colorado College 10 .4506 49 .0010 6-23-2 .2258 .2123
50 Alaska-Anchorage 9 .4499 51 .0005 8-20-4 .3125 .3079
51 Air Force 8 .4503 50 .0000 14-19-4 .4324 .4310
52 Sacred Heart 7 .4492 52 .0000 11-17-6 .4118 .4072
53 Alabama-Huntsville 6 .4478 53 .0006 8-22-4 .2941 .3049
54 Lake Superior 5 .4461 54 .0006 8-24-2 .2647 .2835
55 Wisconsin 4 .4305 55 .0025 4-22-4 .2000 .1812
56 Princeton 3 .4188 56 .0004 4-21-3 .1964 .1754
57 Army 2 .4156 57 .0000 8-20-4 .3125 .3077
58 American Int'l 1 .3977 58 .0000 4-23-7 .2206 .2335
59 Niagara 0 .3941 59 .0000 5-25-4 .2059 .1975

* - 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
1North Dakota58MkMDMmBUNOMTDUPvBCMnQnYaBGMiMLSCCgVtNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
2Minnesota State57MDMmBUNOMTDUPvBCMnQnYaBGMiMLSCCgVtNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
3Minnesota-Duluth56MmBUNOMTDUPvBCMnQnYaBGMiMLSCCgVtNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
4Miami55BUNOMTDUPvBCMnQnYaBGMiMLSCCgVtNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
5Boston University54NOMTDUPvBCMnQnYaBGMiMLSCCgVtNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
6Nebraska-Omaha53MTDUPvBCMnQnYaBGMiMLSCCgVtNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
7Michigan Tech52DUPvBCMnQnYaBGMiMLSCCgVtNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
8Denver51PvBCMnQnYaBGMiMLSCCgVtNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
9Providence50BCMnQnYaBGMiMLSCCgVtNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
10Boston College49MnQnYaBGMiMLSCCgVtNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
11Minnesota47YaBGMiMLSCCgVtNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
12Quinnipiac46MnYaBGMiSCCgVtNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
13Yale46BGMiMLSCCgVtNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
14Bowling Green45MiMLSCCgVtNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
15Michigan44MLSCCgVtNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
16Mass.-Lowell44QnSCCgVtNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
17St. Cloud State42CgVtNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
18Colgate40NESLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
19Vermont39CgNESLHaBSDaRMAkWMNMNHMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
20Northeastern39SLHaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
21St. Lawrence38HaBSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
22Harvard37BSDaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
23Bemidji State36DaRMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
24Dartmouth35RMAkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
25Robert Morris34AkWMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
26Alaska-Fairbanks33WMPSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
27Western Michigan32PSNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
28Penn State32VtNMNHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
29Northern Michigan30NHNtMSMrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
30New Hampshire28NtMSMrCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
31Notre Dame28VtMSMrCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
32Michigan State27MrUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
33Merrimack27QnUnCrFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
34Union26NHNtFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
35Cornell25UnFSCtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
36Ferris State23CtByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
37Connecticut22ByCaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
38Bentley21CaOSCkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
39Canisius19OSCkMhRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
40Ohio State19CkMhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
41Clarkson18MhMeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
42Mercyhurst17MeRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
43Maine17CaRTMABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
44RIT15MABnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
45Massachusetts14BnHCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
46Brown13HCRPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
47Holy Cross12RPCCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
48Rensselaer11CCAAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
49Colorado College10AAAFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
50Alaska-Anchorage9AFSHAHLSWiPnArAINi
51Air Force8SHAHLSWiPnArAINi
52Sacred Heart7AHLSWiPnArAINi
53Alabama-Huntsville6LSWiPnArAINi
54Lake Superior5WiPnArAINi
55Wisconsin4PnArAINi
56Princeton3ArAINi
57Army2AINi
58American Int'l1Ni
59Niagara0

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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