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
Duke
2507
25
Maryland
1853
50
Georgia State
1527
75
Montana
1310
100
South Carolina
1182
125
Omaha
1039
150
Prairie View A&M
888
175
Duquesne
762
200
Norfolk State
654
225
Vanderbilt
455
250
Troy
346
275
UMass
219
293
Youngstown State
98
294
Mount Saint Mary's
90
295
Tennessee-Martin
89
296
Longwood
87
297
Northern Arizona
87
298
North Dakota
84
299
Howard
82
300
Western Carolina
78
301
Florida A&M
77
302
Towson
77
303
Oral Roberts
75
304
Stephen F. Austin
74
305
Charlotte
62
306
Houston Baptist
43
307
Alabama State
40
308
Jacksonville
29
309
Southeast Missouri
25
310
Tennessee State
8
311
Niagara
6
312
Fordham
-
313
Cleveland State
-1
314
Binghamton
-13
315
Nicholls State
-15
316
Manhattan
-19
317
Tennessee Tech
-61
318
Bryant
-71
319
Milwaukee
-83
320
Saint Peter's
-86
321
Bethune-Cookman
-88
322
Denver
-109
323
Jackson State
-110
324
Portland
-143
325
SIUE
-147
326
Coppin State
-148
327
UC Riverside
-156
328
Fairfield
-167
329
Wyoming
-181
330
Northwestern State
-183
331
UTEP
-212
353
Alabama A&M
-755
Direct Impact Games
No Direct Impact Games today
Indirect (SOS) Impact Games