2021 Mississippi State Bulldogs Impact Games


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
South Carolina
968
18
Rice
273
19
Michigan
248
20
Arkansas
228
21
Indiana
215
22
Arizona
205
23
Lehigh
158
24
Iowa State
142
25
UCF
122
26
Georgia Tech
120
27
Tennessee-Martin
116
28
Oregon
95
29
Houston
80
30
Delaware
79
31
Alabama
76
32
Syracuse
71
33
Saint Louis
43
34
Colorado State
40
35
Boston University
17
36
South Florida
0
37
Mississippi State
-
38
UCLA
-11
39
Ohio State
-12
40
Marist
-35
41
BYU
-46
42
Texas
-50
43
Virginia Tech
-78
44
Oklahoma State
-80
45
Idaho State
-92
46
Howard
-101
47
Iowa
-109
48
Wake Forest
-123
49
Rutgers
-124
50
California Baptist
-132
51
New Mexico
-148
52
Ohio
-151
53
Fordham
-156
54
Morgan State
-178
55
Notre Dame
-192
56
Bowling Green
-204
75
Northwestern
-329
100
Central Michigan
-539
125
Alabama State
-653
150
Little Rock
-835
175
Nevada
-997
200
Valparaiso
-1083
225
Eastern Illinois
-1248
250
Texas Southern
-1477
275
Saint Francis (NY)
-1659
300
Coppin State
-1870
325
Coastal Carolina
-2108

Direct Impact Games


No Direct Impact Games today

Indirect (SOS) Impact Games


3rd Qtr - 1:50 1 2 3 4 T
Jackson State
(11-5, 10-1 SWAC)
19 20 21 60
Mississippi Valley State
(4-12, 2-10 SWAC)
12 7 14 33
Robert W. Harrison Complex (Itta Bena, MS)
Jackson State Wins
5.4 RPI Points
Jackson State Loses
-11.9 RPI Points
ESPN+
Final 1 2 3 4 T
#13 South Florida
(14-2, 11-1 American Athletic)
6 12 15 16 49
» Houston
(15-5, 12-4 American Athletic)
10 19 24 14 67
Fertitta Center (Houston, TX)
South Florida Wins
2.2 RPI Points
South Florida Loses
-15.1 RPI Points
Final 1 2 3 4 T
» Nicholls
(8-13, 8-7 Southland)
6 16 17 27 66
New Orleans
(5-14, 2-11 Southland)
10 15 13 21 59
Lakefront Arena (New Orleans, LA)
New Orleans Wins
10.8 RPI Points
New Orleans Loses
-3.9 RPI Points
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Alcorn State
(6-11, 6-7 SWAC)
13 5 18 11 47
» Southern
(9-10, 9-4 SWAC)
18 13 29 12 72
F. G. Clark Activity Center (Baton Rouge, LA)
Southern Wins
7.7 RPI Points
Southern Loses
-7.0 RPI Points
ESPN+
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Abilene Christian
(7-8, 5-6 Southland)
12 13 19 9 53
» Central Arkansas
(9-12, 7-6 Southland)
13 13 15 14 55
Farris Center (Conway, AR)
Central Arkansas Wins
7.6 RPI Points
Central Arkansas Loses
-5.7 RPI Points
ESPN+
Final 1 2 3 4 T
» Troy
(17-5, 15-2 Sun Belt)
19 33 31 20 103
Coastal Carolina
(1-14, 0-13 Sun Belt)
21 23 21 24 89
The HTC Center (Conway, SC)
Troy Wins
2.9 RPI Points
Troy Loses
-9.9 RPI Points