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
Kansas
1979
25
VCU
1321
50
Alabama
932
75
Lipscomb
737
100
Oregon State
588
125
North Texas
423
150
George Mason
272
175
Pittsburgh
160
186
Campbell
98
187
Vanderbilt
81
188
Bradley
81
189
Norfolk State
72
190
UTA
64
191
UMBC
61
192
Holy Cross
59
193
Canisius
47
194
Purdue Fort Wayne
43
195
Illinois State
41
196
Santa Clara
37
197
Saint Joseph's
35
198
Pacific
35
199
William & Mary
34
200
Samford
29
201
Northern Illinois
22
202
Presbyterian College
20
203
Pepperdine
9
204
North Dakota State
0
205
Coastal Carolina
-
206
Saint Francis (NY)
-26
207
Delaware
-30
208
Lamar
-40
209
Valparaiso
-45
210
The Citadel
-63
211
Hawaii
-64
212
FGCU
-88
213
Dartmouth
-95
214
Washington State
-118
215
Seattle University
-125
216
Colorado State
-125
217
UIC
-127
218
Eastern Illinois
-133
219
Fairleigh Dickinson
-133
220
Boise State
-135
221
Air Force
-138
222
Rice
-143
223
California Baptist
-143
224
Arkansas State
-150
225
George Washington
-154
250
Troy
-255
275
Loyola-Maryland
-402
300
Columbia
-548
325
Wyoming
-775
353
Delaware State
-1431
Direct Impact Games
Final 1 2 T
Georgia State
(18-9, 10-5 Sun Belt)
33 49 82
» Coastal Carolina
(11-13, 7-7 Sun Belt)
58 37 95
The HTC Center (Conway, SC)
Win: 86 RPI Points
Loss: -27 RPI Points
Indirect (SOS) Impact Games