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What are Pomeroy college basketball ratings?

Updated Mar 22, 2016 at 2:32 PM

NCAA Men's Championship Game - Kansas v Kentucky; Jeff Gross

The Pomeroy College Basketball Ratings are a series of predictive ratings of men's college basketball teams published by Ken Pomeroy. The ratings are based on the Pythagorean expectation, derived from (AdjO^11.5)/(AdjO^11.5+AdjD^11.5).

Adjusted offensive efficiency - An estimate of the offensive efficiency (points scored per 100 possessions) a team would have against the average D-I defense.

Adjusted defensive efficiency - An estimate of the defensive efficiency (points allowed per 100 possessions) a team would have against the average D-I offense.