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Ohio State is No.1......in basketball?!?! Here's how

Ohio State is No.1......in basketball?!?! Here's how
Posted at 5:40 PM, Nov 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-26 17:40:23-05

The NCAA is replacing the controversial RPI by using the NET ratings, but that has created a new set of problems, according to an ESPN report.

On Monday, the NCAA released their first edition of the NET ratings for men's basketball, which has Ohio State as the number one team. 

The NET ratings consider these factors in its rankings: the strength of schedule, game results, net efficiency, winning percentage and winning percentage adjusted based on the location of games played. A new tier system, implemented last season with the RPI, will give teams the same credit for a home win over a top-30 team, a neutral site win over a top-50 team or a road win over a top-75 team.

The RPI did not consider the location of games or margins of victory during its rankings. 

Ohio State has won against four sub-200 teams, which gave them the number 1 ranking in the NET ratings.