Impact Games are games that can move a team up or down the RPI Ladder (increase or decrease RPI Rank).
Direct Impact Games are head-to-head matchups for the team.
Indirect Impact Games are games that include a previous opponent of the team and impact the team's SOS component of RPI.
Late in the season, Indirect Impact Games may only have a small impact on a team's RPI Rank.
Normally, a win will increase a team's RPI Rank and a loss will decrease it, but sometimes when playing a really strong opponent a win or a loss will increase RPI Rank and when playing a much weaker opponent a win or a loss will decrease RPI Rank.
RPI Points are approximate.

RPI Ladder
RPI
Team
RPI Pts
Needed
1
Oregon State
2359
25
Coastal Carolina
1894
50
Illinois
1702
75
Tennessee
1490
100
Morehead State
1359
125
Kennesaw State
1250
150
Ball State
1140
175
Eastern Kentucky
1029
200
Southeast Missouri
913
225
Jackson State
782
250
Niagara
596
269
Princeton
439
270
Brown
428
271
Grambling
416
272
Ohio
404
273
Towson
395
274
Abilene Christian
388
275
Coppin State
387
276
Presbyterian College
374
277
Saint Bonaventure
365
278
Northern Kentucky
363
279
Arkansas-Pine Bluff
358
280
Western Illinois
306
281
Villanova
277
282
Bowling Green
252
283
La Salle
248
284
Omaha
215
285
Rider
184
286
Alabama A&M
146
287
Alcorn State
99
288
Southern
-
289
Savannah State
-25
290
Norfolk State
-28
291
IPFW
-100
292
Mississippi Valley State
-128
293
Fairleigh Dickinson
-136
294
Prairie View A&M
-182
295
Saint Peter's
-312
296
Maryland Eastern Shore
-433
297
Delaware State
-749
Direct Impact Games
No Direct Impact Games today
Indirect (SOS) Impact Games