A look at the numbers: 2012-13 Lady Topper schedule

With the release of the 2012-13 Western Kentucky women’s basketball schedule, it’s time to take a look at the numbers.

Here are WKU’s 21 opponents in its 29-game schedule, including its two possible opponents in its second game of a tournament at Wright State.

Each team’s 2011-12 record is listed, followed by its final RPI rating from last season. Some crunching of the numbers is also available below.

Lady Toppers’ 2012-13 opponents

Harding – 18-11, N/A
Murray State – 13-18, 296
Northern Kentucky – 21-7, N/A
Florida International – 23-11, 139
Illinois State – 19-13, 99
Louisiana-Monroe – 9-21, 247
Troy – 2-26, 338
Vanderbilt – 23-10, 29
Morehead State – 10-19, 297
Kent State – 6-21, 299
Southeast Missiouri State – 7-22, 323
Wright State – 21-13, 155
St. Francis (Pa.)  – 14-16, 157 (possible in Wright State tourney)
Florida A&M – 22-8, 146 (possible in Wright State tourney)
North Texas – 15-16, 206
Arkansas-Little Rock – 20-13, 94
Arkansas State – 12-18, 228
Florida Atlantic – 17-13, 163
Louisiana-Lafayette – 7-23, 304
South Alabama – 17-13, 177
Middle Tennessee – 26-7, 37

Breakdown

  • 21 teams, including two possible in second Dayton game
  • Team’s overall 2011-12 record: 322-319
  • Lowest RPI – 29, Vanderbilt
  • Highest RPI – 338, Troy
  • Teams in RPI top 100 – Vanderbilt (29), Middle Tennessee (37), Arkansas-Little Rock (94), Illinois State (99)
  • Average RPI (excluding Harding and Northern Kentucky, not Division I last season)  – 196
  • Nonconference average RPI (excluding Harding and Northern Kentucky) – 200
  • Sun Belt Conference average RPI – 193
  • WKU’s RPI – 232
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