Updating Alabama’s RPI heading into selection process

Sunday update: Alabama slipped one more spot in two RPI projections, but that dosn’t figure to mean much overall.

Both CBS and Yahoo say the Crimson Tide is No. 36 in today’s RPI heading into the 5 p.m. NCAA selection show.

Original post: We’ve been writing about this for weeks now. Finally, these Ratings Percentage Index numbers have actual meaning as it relates to the NCAA tournament.

The selection show starts at 5 tomorrow evening and Alabama still looks pretty solid for landing its first tournament bid since 2006.

The latest CBS projection has Alabama at No. 35 in the RPI used by the tournament selection committee. The lowest rated team to make the field last season was Clemson at No. 55.

Alabama rose as high as No. 25 in the RPI after beating Arkansas and Mississippi State two weeks ago, but slowly dipped after losses to Ole Miss and Florida and a win over South Carolina.


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