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ACC teams dominate index
September 26th, 2013 2:22AM

TAGS:  college women


[COLLEGE WOMEN: RPI] ACC teams Florida State, Wake Forest, Virginia and North Carolina ranked 1-2-3-4 and ACC teams hold six of the top 10 places in the latest RPI index.

The RPI -- Ratings Percentage Index -- is the most important of the criteria the NCAA uses to determine the 64-team field for the NCAA Division I Women's Tournament. The RPI is a mathematical formula designed to objectively compare results and strength of schedule.

ACC teams lead all conferences with 12 teams in the top 64 of the latest RPI, which covers games played through Sunday. The Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC have seven apiece.

RPI Women's Top 64
(by conference)

12 ACC
7 Big Ten
7 Pac-12
3 Big East
3 Big West
3 Big 12
2 Conference USA
2 Mountain West
2 Southern
1 Atlantic-10
1 Ivy
1 Patriot
1 Summit

RPI Women's Top 64
1 Florida State, ACC
2 Wake Forest, ACC
3 Virginia, ACC
4 North Carolina, ACC
5 Georgetown Big East
6 Stanford, Pac-12
7 Penn State, Big Ten
8 Notre Dame, ACC
9 Santa Clara, WCC
10 Virginia Tech, ACC
11 UCLA, Pac-12
12 Rutgers, AAC
13 Georgia, SEC
14 Maryland, ACC
15 South Carolina, SEC
16 Michigan, Big Ten
17 Minnesota, Big Ten
18 Florida, SEC
20 Nebraska, Big Ten
21 Denver, Summit
22 Washington State, Pac-12
23 Arkansas, SEC
24 Portland, WCC
25 Ole Miss, SEC
26 Boston College, ACC
28 William & Mary, CAA
29 Tennessee, SEC
30 Colorado, Pac-12
31 Texas Tech, Big 12
32 Long Beach State, Big West
33 Oklahoma State, Big 12
34 Baylor, Big 12
35 Connecticut AAC
36 Colorado College, Conference USA
37 Marquette, Big East
38 Indiana, Big Ten
39 Kentucky, SEC
40 Memphis, AAC
41 Arizona State, Pac-12
42 Boston Univ., Patriot
43 James Madison, CAA
44 Duke, ACC
45 California, Pac-12
46 Utah State, Mountain West
47 N.C. State, ACC
48 Pepperdine, WCC
49 Marshall, Conference USA
50 Furman, Southern
51 La Salle, Atlantic-10
52 UC Irvine, Big West
53 Princeton, Ivy
54 Utah, Pac-12
55 Miami (Fla.), ACC
56 Cal State Fullerton, Big West
57 Boise State, Mountain West
58 Wisconsin, Big Ten
59 Illinois, Big Ten
60 Samford, Southern
61 St. John's, Big East
62 Clemson, ACC
64 Monmouth, MAAC

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