Evidence Why the RPI is Garbage for Determining March Madness Seeds

The Rating Percentage Index, or RPI, is the biggest aid for the NCAA March Madness Selection Committee to determine which teams make it in March Madness, where they rank, and which teams are left out (ESPN). The RPI is also the simplest of the many ranking indices out there (ESPN), like:

  1. Basketball Power Index or BPI by ESPN
  2. Sagarin Index by Jeff Sagarin
  3. KenPom by Ken Pomeroy
  4. Massey Ratings

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Some of my Ancient G1 Transformers Portraits

I recently rediscovered some Transformers cartoon portraits I did in pencil as a kid in the 1980s, and thought it’d be fun to share. Back then, there was only one Transformers, and it was the cartoons on TV. Still the best Transformers, in my opinion. I don’t know why they even bother with the movie stuff that looks like they’re so delicately held together that they’d fall apart with one pang of a wrench on their metal! I hope you like them. 🙂

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