2021 Appalachian State Mountaineers 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
Gonzaga
1855
25
Texas
1280
50
Syracuse
979
75
Loyola-Marymount
831
100
American
646
125
Ohio
547
150
San Francisco
327
175
Rhode Island
196
195
Merrimack
98
196
East Carolina
96
197
Oral Roberts
93
198
Elon
92
199
UNLV
91
200
UC Riverside
79
201
North Dakota State
76
202
Temple
64
203
Western Carolina
55
204
South Dakota
47
205
UMass-Lowell
45
206
Detroit
45
207
Saint Francis (NY)
43
208
Southern Illinois
36
209
Coppin State
27
210
Tulane
7
211
Lipscomb
7
212
Nebraska
5
213
UC Davis
3
214
Appalachian State
-
215
Vanderbilt
-3
216
San Diego
-4
217
Hawaii
-6
218
William & Mary
-11
219
Evansville
-12
220
Cal State Fullerton
-22
221
Miami (FL)
-31
222
Montana State
-31
223
Saint Joseph's
-35
224
UNC Asheville
-36
225
IUPUI
-42
226
Albany
-58
227
FAU
-59
228
Gardner-Webb
-60
229
Georgia Southern
-65
230
La Salle
-69
231
Stony Brook
-75
232
New Hampshire
-82
233
Holy Cross
-83
250
Sacramento State
-198
275
High Point
-346
300
Florida A&M
-488
325
Houston Baptist
-748

Direct Impact Games


8:30 PM 1 2 T
Little Rock
(10-14, 7-11 Sun Belt)
0
Appalachian State
(9-11, 7-8 Sun Belt)
0
Sun Belt Tournament - First Round
Hartsell Arena (Pensacola, FL)
Win: 60 RPI Points
Loss: -69 RPI Points

Indirect (SOS) Impact Games


6:00 PM 1 2 T
Georgia Southern
(9-12, 7-9 Sun Belt)
0
Arkansas State
(7-12, 7-8 Sun Belt)
0
Sun Belt Tournament - First Round
Hartsell Arena (Pensacola, FL)
Georgia Southern Wins
26.0 RPI Points
Georgia Southern Loses
-19.5 RPI Points
6:30 PM 1 2 T
ULM
(7-18, 5-13 Sun Belt)
0
South Alabama
(12-10, 10-7 Sun Belt)
0
Sun Belt Tournament - First Round
Pensacola Bay Center (Pensacola, FL)
South Alabama Wins
19.8 RPI Points
South Alabama Loses
-23.7 RPI Points
9:00 PM 1 2 T
Troy
(7-16, 4-12 Sun Belt)
0
UTA
(10-12, 9-8 Sun Belt)
0
Sun Belt Tournament - First Round
Pensacola Bay Center (Pensacola, FL)
Troy Wins
29.0 RPI Points
Troy Loses
-12.7 RPI Points
7:00 PM 1 2 T
Charlotte
(9-12, 5-9 Conference USA)
0
Marshall
(13-6, 7-5 Conference USA)
0
Cam Henderson Center (Huntington, WV)
Charlotte Wins
6.5 RPI Points
Charlotte Loses
-4.9 RPI Points
7:00 PM 1 2 T
Bowling Green
(13-10, 10-8 Mid-American)
0
Ohio
(12-7, 9-5 Mid-American)
0
Convocation Center (Athens, OH)
Bowling Green Wins
4.5 RPI Points
Bowling Green Loses
-5.9 RPI Points