2005-06 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Z-Ratings

Data courtesy Ken Pomeroy. Ratings current through 12 March 2006 (4757 games).

Conference ratings

The 2006 Z-Bracket; the creative process.

RkTeamConf.Z-RatingBSWPRecordPctRatioSOSRk
1Connecticut BE13751.969827-3.900 9.0001527.91
2Duke AC11939.965930-3.909 10.0001193.94
3Villanova BE9224.4.957625-4.862 6.2501475.92
4Memphis US7777.2.951330-3.909 10.000777.7223
5Gonzaga WC5017.5.931527-3.900 9.000557.5049
6Texas BT4848.5.929727-6.818 4.5001077.58
7Ohio State TN4621.5.927225-5.833 5.000924.2915
8Illinois TN4128.9.920925-6.806 4.167990.9511
9Pittsburgh BE3591.6.912624-7.774 3.4291047.510
10Iowa TN3322.0.907725-8.758 3.1251063.09
11Florida SE3281.2.906927-6.818 4.500729.1528
12George Washington AT3275.7.906826-2.929 13.000251.9890
13North Carolina AC3051.5.902222-7.759 3.143970.9213
14Boston College AC2662.2.892725-7.781 3.571745.4126
15UCLA PT2593.4.890927-6.818 4.500576.3246
16Syracuse BE2447.4.886623-11.676 2.0911170.55
17Tennessee SE2441.3.886421-7.750 3.000813.7520
18Louisiana State SE2435.0.886222-8.733 2.750885.4616
19Kansas BT2320.7.882624-7.774 3.429676.8733
20West Virginia BE2273.7.881019-10.655 1.9001196.73
21Georgetown BE2267.4.880821-9.700 2.333971.7612
22Michigan State TN2137.5.876221-11.656 1.9091119.66
23Indiana TN1774.3.860918-11.621 1.6361084.37
24North Carolina State AC1744.4.859521-9.700 2.333747.6225
25Arkansas SE1713.4.857922-9.710 2.444700.9229
26Washington PT1682.6.856424-6.800 4.000420.6466
27Oklahoma BT1576.5.850620-8.714 2.500630.5938
28Wisconsin TN1504.1.846419-11.633 1.727870.7817
29Michigan TN1495.4.845818-10.643 1.800830.7518
30Bucknell PL1484.3.845225-4.862 6.250237.4892
31Marquette BE1484.1.845219-10.655 1.900781.1122
32Texas A&M BT1469.0.844221-8.724 2.625559.6248
33Cincinnati BE1445.0.842718-12.600 1.500963.3114
34Nevada WA1422.0.841226-5.839 5.200273.4684
35Kentucky SE1384.1.838721-12.636 1.750790.9421
36Wichita State MV1342.0.835823-8.742 2.875466.7858
37Florida State AC1274.8.830919-9.679 2.111603.8543
38Alabama - Birmingham US1190.2.824223-6.793 3.833310.4881
39Northern Iowa MV1177.7.823121-9.700 2.333504.7553
40Maryland AC1131.0.819118-12.600 1.500753.9924
41Seton Hall BE1039.2.810418-11.621 1.636635.0637
42Louisville BE1037.5.810318-12.600 1.500691.7030
43Missouri State MV1031.3.809620-8.714 2.500412.5067
44Arizona PT994.90.805919-12.613 1.583628.3639
45Colorado BT975.47.803820-9.690 2.222438.9664
46Alabama SE970.34.803317-12.586 1.417684.9532
47Southern Illinois MV939.18.799822-9.710 2.444384.2173
48California PT930.91.798920-10.667 2.000465.4559
49Creighton MV896.85.794819-9.679 2.111424.8365
50Vanderbilt SE876.84.792417-12.586 1.417618.9442
51Bradley MV820.59.785120-10.667 2.000410.3068
52Notre Dame BE790.97.781015-13.536 1.154685.5131
53Hofstra CA783.93.780024-6.800 4.000195.98108
54South Carolina SE751.75.775317-15.531 1.133663.3134
55Air Force MW748.46.774822-6.786 3.667204.13102
56UNC Wilmington CA727.13.771525-7.781 3.571203.60104
57George Mason CA713.45.769323-7.767 3.286217.1499
58Rutgers BE705.51.768017-13.567 1.308539.5150
59Minnesota TN705.13.767915-14.517 1.071658.1335
60Miami (FL) AC697.89.766716-15.516 1.067654.2736
61Nebraska BT696.01.766419-13.594 1.462476.2255
62Penn State TN668.50.761715-14.517 1.071623.9341
63Wake Forest AC666.03.761317-16.515 1.063626.8540
64Clemson AC641.67.756917-12.586 1.417452.9562
65Virginia AC629.32.754615-14.517 1.071587.3745
66DePaul BE590.29.746912-15.444 0.800737.8727
67Oklahoma State BT587.13.746317-15.531 1.133518.0651
68Kent State MA574.75.743724-8.750 3.000191.58111
69San Diego State MW558.38.740222-8.733 2.750203.05105
70St. Joseph's AT548.77.738118-13.581 1.385396.3370
71Utah State WA546.57.737622-8.733 2.750198.75107
72Iowa State BT544.81.737215-14.517 1.071508.4952
73Xavier AT541.49.736421-10.677 2.100257.8588
74Northwestern TN516.11.730513-15.464 0.867595.5144
75Georgia SE504.30.727615-15.500 1.000504.3054
76Temple AT496.20.725617-14.548 1.214408.6469
77Western Kentucky SB483.70.722422-7.759 3.143153.90131
78Old Dominion CA476.07.720321-9.700 2.333204.03103
79Brigham Young MW461.26.716319-8.704 2.375194.22110
80Providence BE460.01.716012-15.444 0.800575.0147
81Wisconsin - Milwaukee HL458.23.715520-8.714 2.500183.29115
82Iona MT449.12.712923-7.767 3.286136.69135
83Stanford PT430.97.707615-13.536 1.154373.5075
84Akron MA424.36.705621-9.700 2.333181.87117
85Southern California PT414.87.702716-13.552 1.231337.0879
86Kansas State BT398.30.697415-13.536 1.154345.1978
87Northwestern State SL397.35.697122-7.759 3.143126.43143
88Mississippi State SE394.77.696215-15.500 1.000394.7771
89Texas Tech BT387.83.693915-17.469 0.882439.5463
90South Alabama SB386.91.693623-6.793 3.833100.93161
91Murray State OV383.09.692323-6.793 3.83399.936163
92Miami - Ohio MA379.20.690918-10.643 1.800210.67101
93St. John's BE378.41.690712-15.444 0.800473.0156
94Hawaii WA364.76.685817-11.607 1.545236.0293
95Houston US364.67.685819-9.679 2.111172.74122
96Louisiana Tech WA360.06.684119-12.613 1.583227.4096
97Charlotte AT352.14.681118-12.600 1.500234.7694
98Virginia Tech AC343.66.677814-16.467 0.875392.7672
99Auburn SE342.20.677312-16.429 0.750456.2661
100UNLV MW339.16.676117-13.567 1.308259.3687
101Texas - El Paso US337.59.675418-9.667 2.000168.80124
102Pacific BW332.17.673322-7.759 3.143105.69156
103Saint Louis AT316.60.666816-13.552 1.231257.2489
104Montana SK315.39.666221-6.778 3.50090.112173
105La Salle AT308.03.663018-10.643 1.800171.13123
106Georgia Tech AC300.17.659511-17.393 0.647463.9060
107Ohio University MA292.49.655918-11.621 1.636178.74119
108Missouri BT283.22.651512-16.429 0.750377.6374
109Oregon PT282.12.651014-18.438 0.778362.7376
110Mississippi SE280.87.650314-16.467 0.875320.9980
111Winthrop BS280.46.650121-7.750 3.00093.485171
112New Mexico MW261.19.640317-13.567 1.308199.73106
113Butler HL259.95.639619-12.613 1.583164.18125
114Virginia Commonwealth CA257.98.638519-10.655 1.900135.78136
115Baylor BT251.58.63504-13.235 0.308817.6519
116St. Mary's - California WC249.76.634016-12.571 1.333187.32113
117New Mexico State WA244.79.631215-14.517 1.071228.4795
118Washington State PT229.11.621811-17.393 0.647354.0877
119Manhattan MT228.56.621518-10.643 1.800126.98142
120Pennsylvania IL225.34.619519-8.704 2.37594.878170
121Purdue TN222.82.61799-19.321 0.474470.4057
122Northeastern CA217.28.614318-11.621 1.636132.78138
123Northern Illinois MA211.71.610616-11.593 1.455145.55132
124Fresno State WA211.27.610315-13.536 1.154183.10116
125Marist MT209.82.609319-10.655 1.900110.43152
126Massachusetts AT207.55.607713-15.464 0.867239.4891
127Oregon State PT201.19.603213-18.419 0.722278.5783
128Indiana State MV200.43.602712-16.429 0.750267.2485
129Loyola - Chicago HL191.40.596117-11.607 1.545123.85145
130Buffalo MA187.76.593318-13.581 1.385135.60137
131Arizona State PT185.58.591611-17.393 0.647286.8182
132Rhode Island AT183.87.590214-14.500 1.000183.87114
133Toledo MA183.52.590019-11.633 1.727106.25155
134Colorado State MW181.81.588614-15.483 0.933194.80109
135Fordham AT177.80.585416-16.500 1.000177.80120
136San Diego WC170.51.579317-12.586 1.417120.36146
137Dayton AT167.16.576413-17.433 0.765218.5998
138Illinois - Chicago HL165.48.574916-14.533 1.143144.79133
139Davidson SO163.61.573217-10.630 1.70096.241168
140Utah MW162.54.572313-15.464 0.867187.55112
141Northern Arizona SK148.30.558818-10.643 1.80082.389178
142Samford OV144.04.554518-11.621 1.63688.025175
143Drake MV140.48.550810-19.345 0.526266.9186
144Sam Houston State SL139.80.550018-9.667 2.00069.899195
145Siena MT134.72.544615-13.536 1.154116.76148
146Holy Cross PL133.80.543520-12.625 1.66780.283179
147Oral Roberts MC129.30.538420-11.645 1.81871.114193
148Tennessee Tech OV126.36.535017-12.586 1.41789.196174
149Wyoming MW126.13.534813-18.419 0.722174.64121
150St. Peter's MT124.09.532317-15.531 1.133109.49153
151Middle Tennessee State SB122.06.529915-12.556 1.25097.646166
152Loyola Marymount WC120.74.528212-18.400 0.667181.12118
153Boise State WA118.96.526013-15.464 0.867137.26134
154Richmond AT118.56.525513-17.433 0.765155.04130
155Drexel CA117.30.523915-16.484 0.938125.12144
156Georgia Southern SO115.02.521018-9.667 2.00057.508222
157Detroit HL114.74.520614-16.467 0.875131.14139
158California - Irvine BW111.99.517016-11.593 1.45576.991185
159Evansville MV111.26.516010-19.345 0.526211.39100
160Santa Clara WC107.06.510211-16.407 0.688155.72129
161San Francisco WC105.10.507511-17.393 0.647162.43126
162Wisconsin - Green Bay HL102.71.504014-16.467 0.875117.38147
163Long Beach State BW99.131.498717-12.586 1.41769.975194
164Western Michigan MA98.389.497613-17.433 0.765128.66141
165Eastern Washington SK94.978.492314-15.483 0.933101.76160
166Illinois State MV93.877.49058-19.296 0.421222.9697
167Loyola - Maryland MT91.652.486915-13.536 1.15479.432181
168Louisiana - Lafayette SB90.607.485213-16.448 0.813111.52151
169Coastal Carolina BS85.405.476316-10.615 1.60053.378229
170Wright State HL84.315.474312-15.444 0.800105.39157
171Jacksonville State OV83.530.472915-13.536 1.15472.392191
172IUPU Indianapolis MC81.839.469817-10.630 1.70048.141237
173Austin Peay OV80.753.467817-14.548 1.21466.502204
174Texas A&M Corpus Christi IN78.745.464016-8.667 2.00039.372254
175Denver SB77.149.460916-15.516 1.06772.327192
176Portland WC74.958.456611-17.393 0.647115.84150
177Delaware State ME72.890.452420-13.606 1.53847.378239
178Birmingham-Southern BS70.419.447217-9.654 1.88937.281259
179Albany AE69.665.445621-10.677 2.10033.174266
180California - Santa BarbaraBW68.838.443814-14.500 1.00068.838198
181Fairleigh Dickinson NE67.539.440919-11.633 1.72739.102255
182Chattanooga SO66.803.439315-13.536 1.15457.896218
183Sacramento State SK65.737.436913-15.464 0.86775.850187
184College of Charleston SO65.453.436215-11.577 1.36447.999238
185Elon SO64.868.434912-14.462 0.85775.679188
186Lehigh PL63.557.431817-12.586 1.41744.864245
187Southeast Louisiana SL63.366.431413-11.542 1.18253.618228
188Niagara MT61.446.426711-18.379 0.611100.55162
189North Texas SB60.870.425311-14.440 0.78677.471183
190Arkansas - Little Rock SB60.191.423613-15.464 0.86769.451196
191Cal State - Fullerton BW58.328.418915-13.536 1.15450.551235
192Montana State SK57.893.417813-14.481 0.92962.346209
193Pepperdine WC55.560.41177-20.259 0.350158.74128
194Eastern Kentucky OV55.403.411313-16.448 0.81368.188201
195Monmouth NE54.677.409318-14.563 1.28642.526248
196Valparaiso MC54.147.407816-12.571 1.33340.610251
197Tennessee State OV51.570.400612-15.444 0.80064.463205
198North Dakota State IN51.400.400112-12.500 1.00051.400232
199Fairfield MT50.991.39899-19.321 0.474107.65154
200South Florida BE50.594.39787-22.241 0.318159.01127
201Tulane US50.088.396311-16.407 0.68872.856190
202Tennessee - Martin OV48.949.392911-15.423 0.73366.749203
203Central Connecticut State NE48.908.392718-11.621 1.63629.888278
204Rice US48.704.392110-16.385 0.62577.927182
205High Point BS48.117.390314-13.519 1.07744.680246
206Portland State SK47.924.389710-16.385 0.62576.678186
207Central Florida US47.458.388312-15.444 0.80059.322214
208Arkansas State SB47.373.388010-18.357 0.55685.272177
209Belmont AS47.261.387720-10.667 2.00023.630296
210Idaho State SK46.228.384411-14.440 0.78658.836216
211Lamar SL45.974.383614-13.519 1.07742.690247
212Ball State MA45.793.38308-18.308 0.444103.03159
213Troy SB45.428.381911-15.423 0.73361.948210
214Towson CA44.992.380412-16.429 0.75059.989213
215Marshall US44.415.378512-16.429 0.75059.220215
216Cleveland State HL42.329.37158-18.308 0.44495.240169
217Furman SO41.543.368812-13.480 0.92345.005244
218New Orleans SB41.218.36768-19.296 0.42197.893165
219Radford BS40.558.365314-13.519 1.07737.661257
220McNeese State SL40.421.364811-14.440 0.78651.445231
221Princeton IL40.292.364312-14.462 0.85747.007241
222Appalachian State SO40.277.364312-16.429 0.75053.703227
223Tulsa US39.842.362710-17.370 0.58867.732202
224Texas - Arlington SL39.042.359710-16.385 0.62562.467208
225Southern Methodist US38.310.357012-16.429 0.75051.079233
226Rider MT36.615.35058-20.286 0.40091.537172
227Canisius MT35.766.34719-20.310 0.45079.480180
228Stephen F. Austin State SL35.510.346114-12.538 1.16730.437276
229Yale IL35.000.344015-14.517 1.07132.667270
230Lipscomb AS33.922.339521-10.677 2.10016.153312
231Cal State - Northridge BW33.871.339310-17.370 0.58857.580221
232Binghamton AE32.981.335516-13.552 1.23126.797285
233Bowling Green MA32.932.33537-21.250 0.33398.797164
234Chicago State MC32.800.334811-19.367 0.57956.654223
235Southern Mississippi US32.537.33367-21.250 0.33397.611167
236St. Bonaventure AT32.451.33328-19.296 0.42177.071184
237Weber State SK32.267.33248-17.320 0.47168.568199
238Western Carolina SO32.261.332410-17.370 0.58854.843226
239Southern SW31.238.327919-12.613 1.58319.729306
240San Jose State WA31.116.32736-25.194 0.240129.65140
241Missouri - Kansas City MC30.555.324813-14.481 0.92932.906268
242Delaware CA29.577.32029-21.300 0.42969.012197
243Texas Christian MW29.059.31776-24.200 0.250116.24149
244Cal Poly - San Luis ObispoBW28.719.31618-19.296 0.42168.208200
245Harvard IL28.542.315213-14.481 0.92930.738275
246Charleston Southern BS28.077.313010-15.400 0.66742.115249
247Utah Valley State IN27.736.311314-13.519 1.07725.755287
248Georgia State CA27.206.30867-22.241 0.31885.503176
249Gardner-Webb AS27.185.308517-12.586 1.41719.189307
250American PL26.657.305812-17.414 0.70637.764256
251Cornell IL26.488.305012-15.444 0.80033.110267
252Florida International SB26.294.30397-20.259 0.35075.125189
253Mount St. Mary's NE26.250.303713-17.433 0.76534.328262
254Boston University AE25.192.298112-16.429 0.75033.590264
255Texas - San Antonio SL25.044.29739-17.346 0.52947.305240
256Robert Morris NE24.966.296913-14.481 0.92926.886284
257Vermont AE24.395.293813-17.433 0.76531.901273
258UNC Greensboro SO24.044.291810-19.345 0.52645.684243
259Wagner NE23.125.286612-14.462 0.85726.979282
260UNC Asheville BS22.515.28308-18.308 0.44450.660234
261Louisiana - Monroe SL22.472.28287-18.280 0.38957.786220
262William & Mary CA22.203.28128-20.286 0.40055.507225
263South Carolina State ME21.879.279214-16.467 0.87525.005290
264Wofford SO21.770.27867-18.280 0.38955.979224
265Eastern Michigan MA20.251.26917-21.250 0.33360.752211
266Oakland MC20.105.26829-18.333 0.50040.209253
267Quinnipiac NE19.115.261711-16.407 0.68827.803280
268Lafayette PL19.086.26159-17.346 0.52936.051261
269South Dakota State IN18.758.25938-20.286 0.40046.895242
270Florida Atlantic AS18.672.258715-13.536 1.15416.182311
271St. Francis - NY NE18.571.258010-17.370 0.58831.570274
272Sacred Heart NE18.364.256611-17.393 0.64728.381279
273Youngstown State HL18.336.25646-21.222 0.28664.176206
274Hartford AE18.217.255612-15.444 0.80022.771298
275IUPU Fort Wayne IN17.989.25408-18.308 0.44440.476252
276New Hampshire AE17.428.250012-17.414 0.70624.689291
277California - Davis IN17.144.24797-20.259 0.35048.984236
278East Tennessee State AS17.070.247415-13.536 1.15414.794313
279Long Island NE16.903.246211-16.407 0.68824.586292
280Southern Utah MC16.852.24589-20.310 0.45037.449258
281Columbia IL16.697.244710-16.385 0.62526.715286
282Florida A&M ME16.636.244213-17.433 0.76521.755300
283Bethune-Cookman ME16.268.241515-15.500 1.00016.268310
284East Carolina US15.997.23946-20.231 0.30053.323230
285Brown IL15.830.238110-17.370 0.58826.912283
286Hampton ME15.602.236316-15.516 1.06714.626314
287Coppin State ME15.147.232812-18.400 0.66722.720299
288Nicholls State SL14.616.22858-18.308 0.44432.886269
289Norfolk State ME14.407.226813-18.419 0.72219.948305
290Maryland - Baltimore Co. AE13.161.216210-19.345 0.52625.006289
291California - Riverside BW13.142.21605-22.185 0.22757.827219
292Maine AE12.652.211710-16.385 0.62520.243304
293Idaho WA12.630.21153-25.107 0.120105.25158
294James Madison CA12.599.21125-23.179 0.21757.955217
295Eastern Illinois OV11.670.20266-21.222 0.28640.846250
296Colgate PL11.347.19959-19.321 0.47423.955295
297Jackson State SW10.601.192114-17.452 0.82412.873321
298Kennesaw State AS10.316.189211-15.423 0.73314.067317
299Stetson AS10.266.188614-18.438 0.77813.199320
300Navy PL9.4696.18028-18.308 0.44421.307301
301Southeast Missouri State OV9.3173.17855-20.200 0.25037.269260
302Grambling SW8.4478.168612-13.480 0.9239.1517326
303Longwood IN8.3646.16778-20.286 0.40020.912302
304Alabama A&M SW8.3628.167611-12.478 0.9179.1231328
305Alabama State SW8.1329.164912-18.400 0.66712.199323
306Central Michigan MA7.8212.16113-24.111 0.12562.570207
307Duquesne AT7.5416.15773-24.111 0.12560.333212
308Campbell AS6.9477.150110-18.357 0.55612.506322
309Dartmouth IL6.8837.14926-21.222 0.28624.093294
310Western Illinois MC6.4574.14355-21.192 0.23827.121281
311Arkansas - Pine Bluff SW6.2471.140611-16.407 0.6889.0867329
312The Citadel SO5.9619.13656-21.222 0.28620.867303
313Liberty BS5.7969.13424-23.148 0.17433.332265
314Mississippi Valley State SW4.9620.12159-18.333 0.5009.9241325
315VMI BS4.8638.11994-20.167 0.20024.319293
316Centenary MC4.3835.11213-23.115 0.13033.607263
317Alcorn State SW4.3597.11178-20.286 0.40010.899324
318Maryland - Eastern Shore ME4.3256.11117-22.241 0.31813.595318
319Howard ME4.2340.10957-22.241 0.31813.307319
320Stony Brook AE4.2104.10914-24.143 0.16725.262288
321Morehead State OV4.1762.10853-23.115 0.13032.018272
322Northern Colorado IN4.0612.10653-24.111 0.12532.489271
323St. Francis - PA NE3.7965.10183-24.111 0.12530.372277
324North Carolina A&T ME3.7712.10146-23.207 0.26114.456315
325Mercer AS3.5985.09829-19.321 0.4747.5969332
326Texas Southern SW2.4916.07606-22.214 0.2739.1357327
327Army PL2.4810.07573-22.120 0.13618.194308
328Morgan State ME2.1733.06884-26.133 0.15414.126316
329Texas State SL2.0947.06702-22.083 0.09123.042297
330Texas - Pan American IN2.0368.06563-24.111 0.12516.294309
331North Florida AS1.0360.03914-22.154 0.1825.6982334
332Prairie View A&M SW.87878.03423-24.111 0.1257.0303333
333Jacksonville AS.32493.01441-26.037 0.0388.4482330
334Savannah State IN.31603.01411-26.037 0.0388.2169331

Conference ratings

RkConferenceBSWPTmsTop Team
1Big Ten Conference (TN).834011Ohio State (7)
2Big East Conference (BE).820516Connecticut (1)
3Atlantic Coast Conference (AC).814312Duke (2)
4Southeastern Conference (SE).801512Florida (11)
5Big XII Conference (BT).779112Texas (6)
6Pacific-10 Conference (PT).729210UCLA (15)
7Missouri Valley Conference (MV).706410Wichita State (36)
8Mountain West Conference (MW).62089Air Force (55)
9Atlantic 10 Conference (AT).611014George Washington (12)
10Western Athletic Conference (WA).58599Nevada (34)
11West Coast Conference (WC).57148Gonzaga (5)
12Colonial Athletic Association (CA).527512Hofstra (53)
13Mid-American Conference (MA).520412Kent State (68)
14Horizon League (HL).51749Wisconsin - Milwaukee (81)
15Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MT).503210Iona (82)
16Conference USA (US).498712Memphis (4)
17Sun Belt Conference (SB).470211Western Kentucky (77)
18Big Sky Conference (SK).45908Montana (104)
19Big West Conference (BW).42638Pacific (102)
20Ohio Valley Conference (OV).398511Murray State (91)
21Southern Conference (SO).376011Davidson (139)
22Southland Conference (SL).360211Northwestern State (87)
23Patriot League (PL).35238Bucknell (30)
24Big South Conference (BS).34969Winthrop (111)
25Ivy League (IL).31878Pennsylvania (120)
26Mid-Continent Conference (MC).31169Oral Roberts (147)
27Northeast Conference (NE).289511Fairleigh Dickinson (181)
28America East Conference (AE).26279Albany (179)
29Independent (IN).221510Texas A&M Corpus Christi (174)
30Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (ME).200511Delaware State (177)
31Atlantic Sun Conference (AS).192711Belmont (209)
32Southwestern Athletic Conference (SW).140810Southern (239)

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