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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 Quinnipiac 59 .6038 2 .0079 21-1-6 .8571 .8417
2 St. Cloud State 58 .6049 1 .0044 23-6-1 .7833 .7838
3 North Dakota 57 .5977 3 .0049 22-3-3 .8393 .8345
4 Boston College 56 .5897 4 .0074 20-4-4 .7857 .7826
5 Providence 55 .5809 5 .0045 19-5-4 .7500 .7609
6 Michigan 54 .5772 6 .0037 17-4-4 .7600 .7459
7 Notre Dame 53 .5693 7 .0041 16-5-7 .6964 .6929
8 Boston University 52 .5638 8 .0077 16-8-4 .6429 .6402
9 Nebraska-Omaha 51 .5631 9 .0049 16-9-1 .6346 .6434
10 Yale 50 .5606 10 .0042 14-5-4 .6957 .6940
11 Harvard 49 .5604 11 .0042 13-7-3 .6304 .6441
12 Denver 48 .5595 12 .0053 13-8-5 .5962 .6080
13 Mass.-Lowell 47 .5462 13 .0032 17-6-5 .6964 .6875
14 Cornell 45 .5388 14 .0046 12-7-4 .6087 .6116
15 Penn State 45 .5340 15 .0012 17-8-3 .6607 .6370
16 Dartmouth 44 .5325 16 .0023 12-10-1 .5435 .5596
17 Clarkson 43 .5302 17 .0034 15-10-3 .5893 .5969
18 Minnesota-Duluth 42 .5301 18 .0033 11-11-5 .5000 .5038
19 Robert Morris 40 .5293 19 .0030 17-7-4 .6786 .6963
20 Michigan Tech 40 .5292 20 .0005 16-7-5 .6607 .6632
21 Minnesota 37 .5291 21 .0043 14-13-0 .5185 .5000
22 Rensselaer 37 .5271 22 .0039 14-10-6 .5667 .5608
23 Bowling Green 36 .5251 23 .0007 16-9-6 .6129 .6118
24 Minnesota State 36 .5245 25 .0002 15-10-5 .5833 .5793
25 St. Lawrence 35 .5246 24 .0027 14-11-3 .5536 .5556
26 Miami 35 .5233 26 .0064 11-13-3 .4630 .4427
27 Northeastern 33 .5133 27 .0038 10-13-5 .4464 .4604
28 Ferris State 32 .5062 28 .0007 13-9-6 .5714 .5714
29 Union 32 .5013 29 .0038 10-10-8 .5000 .4755
30 Northern Michigan 30 .4991 30 .0005 12-10-6 .5357 .5303
31 Air Force 29 .4991 31 .0007 14-9-5 .5893 .5954
32 Holy Cross 28 .4949 32 .0001 13-10-5 .5536 .5714
33 New Hampshire 27 .4903 33 .0029 10-14-4 .4286 .4357
34 Vermont 27 .4861 35 .0013 11-16-2 .4138 .3893
35 Western Michigan 26 .4893 34 .0034 7-16-3 .3269 .3220
36 Ohio State 24 .4839 36 .0039 8-14-2 .3750 .3661
37 Bemidji State 24 .4834 37 .0009 11-11-5 .5000 .4894
38 Wisconsin 22 .4789 38 .0037 6-12-6 .3750 .3684
39 Mercyhurst 21 .4784 39 .0001 14-13-1 .5179 .5188
40 RIT 19 .4775 40 .0001 12-11-5 .5179 .5306
41 Merrimack 19 .4734 41 .0017 8-14-6 .3929 .3910
42 Bentley 17 .4644 43 .0000 11-14-4 .4483 .4558
43 Colgate 17 .4629 44 .0001 8-19-2 .3103 .3310
44 Connecticut 16 .4706 42 .0030 9-15-4 .3929 .3986
45 Alaska-Anchorage 16 .4613 45 .0011 10-15-3 .4107 .4043
46 Massachusetts 13 .4602 46 .0000 7-17-4 .3214 .3288
47 Michigan State 13 .4571 47 .0015 7-19-2 .2857 .2724
48 Maine 13 .4549 48 .0014 7-17-6 .3333 .3151
49 Colorado College 11 .4544 49 .0041 6-21-1 .2321 .2263
50 Army 11 .4535 50 .0000 8-11-7 .4423 .4318
51 Lake Superior 9 .4517 51 .0001 9-17-4 .3667 .3709
52 Princeton 8 .4476 52 .0018 5-16-2 .2609 .2589
53 Brown 7 .4470 53 .0017 4-16-4 .2500 .2438
54 Sacred Heart 7 .4460 54 .0000 10-16-4 .4000 .4041
55 Canisius 5 .4447 55 .0001 8-15-5 .3750 .3741
56 Alaska 4 .4397 56 .0000 7-17-4 .3214 .3310
57 Alabama-Huntsville 3 .4287 57 .0000 6-17-3 .2885 .2824
58 Niagara 2 .4060 58 .0003 5-20-3 .2321 .2409
59 Arizona State 1 .4020 59 .0000 3-22-0 .1200 .1532
60 American Int'l 0 .3894 60 .0001 5-22-2 .2069 .2044

* - 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
1Quinnipiac59SCNDBCPvMiNtBUNOYaHaDUMLCrPSDaCkMDRMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
2St. Cloud State58NDBCPvMiNtBUNOYaHaDUMLCrPSDaCkMDRMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
3North Dakota57BCPvMiNtBUNOYaHaDUMLCrPSDaCkMDRMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
4Boston College56PvMiNtBUNOYaHaDUMLCrPSDaCkMDRMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
5Providence55MiNtBUNOYaHaDUMLCrPSDaCkMDRMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
6Michigan54NtBUNOYaHaDUMLCrPSDaCkMDRMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
7Notre Dame53BUNOYaHaDUMLCrPSDaCkMDRMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
8Boston University52NOYaHaDUMLCrPSDaCkMDRMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
9Nebraska-Omaha51YaHaDUMLCrPSDaCkMDRMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
10Yale50HaDUMLCrPSDaCkMDRMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
11Harvard49DUMLCrPSDaCkMDRMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
12Denver48MLCrPSDaCkMDRMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
13Mass.-Lowell47CrPSDaCkMDRMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
14Cornell45PSCkMDRMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
15Penn State45DaCkMDRMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
16Dartmouth44CrCkMDRMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
17Clarkson43MDRMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
18Minnesota-Duluth42RMMTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
19Robert Morris40MTMnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
20Michigan Tech40MnRPBGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
21Minnesota37RPBGSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
22Rensselaer37BGMkSLMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
23Bowling Green36MkSLNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
24Minnesota State36MnMmNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
25St. Lawrence35MkMmFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
26Miami35BGNEFSUnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
27Northeastern33SLFSUnNMAFHCNHWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
28Ferris State32UnNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
29Union32RMNMAFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
30Northern Michigan30AFHCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
31Air Force29HCNHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
32Holy Cross28NHVtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
33New Hampshire27VtWMOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
34Vermont27DaNEOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
35Western Michigan26VtOSBSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
36Ohio State24BSWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
37Bemidji State24MnWiMhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
38Wisconsin22MhRTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
39Mercyhurst21RTMrByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
40RIT19MrByCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
41Merrimack19ByCgCtAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
42Bentley17CgAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
43Colgate17RTAAMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
44Connecticut16ByCgAAMAMSMeCCLSPnBnCaAkAHNi??AI
45Alaska-Anchorage16RPMAMSMeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
46Massachusetts13MSCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
47Michigan State13MeCCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
48Maine13MACCArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
49Colorado College11ArLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
50Army11CtLSPnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
51Lake Superior9PnBnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
52Princeton8BnSHCaAkAHNi??AI
53Brown7SHCaAkAHNi??AI
54Sacred Heart7CtCaAkAHNi??AI
55Canisius5AkAHNi??AI
56Alaska4AHNi??AI
57Alabama-Huntsville3Ni??AI
58Niagara2??AI
59Arizona State1AI
60American Int'l0

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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