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01/28/19- Basic Explanation, the New RPI to be used for Football

February 19, 2019 Athletic Department Blog Updates

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More Details about the Use of the RPI (Football Only)

  • To be published by Week 6 (hopefully earlier but data not as accurate early)
  • To be frozen after Week 11. This will be labeled “Playoff RPI”
  • Out of State games .50 (fifty percent) per the original plan until able to automatically retrieve all out of state records. Data modeling will occur to compare accuracy.
  • Potential Use to break three-way ties in districts
  • Seed Third Round based on Playoff RPI (all classes)
    • Highest remaining seed in regions 1-4 host fourth highest remaining in regions 1-4;
    • 2nd highest remaining seed in regions 1-4 host third highest remaining seed in regions 1-4;
    • Highest remaining seed in regions 5-8 host fourth highest remaining in regions 5-8;
    • 2nd highest remaining seed in regions 5-8 host third highest remaining seed in regions 5-8.
  • Seed Fourth Round based on Playoff RPI-
    • Highest remaining seed hosts fourth highest remaining seed;
    • 2nd highest remaining seed hosts third highest remaining seed.
  • Round Five (finals) highest seed (highest RPI) will be the home team on the scoreboard and wear Dark jerseys

 

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