Our conference reports analyze what the Congrove Computer Rankings preseason forecast predicts. Team power ratings change weekly during the season to reflect the actual results of the games. For projecting results, 3 points are added to the home team.
During the 2012 season, from beginning to end, including bowl games:
Overall, 8 teams gained 10 or more "power points". Mississippi led the gainers at 15.16, followed by Arizona State at 14.24.
Among current ACC teams, Syracuse gained the most at 9.87 while North Carolina gained 6.91
Overall, 18 teams gained 5.00 - 9.99 points.
Overall, 35 teams gained less than 5 points.
Overall, 32 teams fell less than 5 points.
Overall, 23 teams fell 5.00-9.99 points.
Overall, 8 teams fell 10 power points or more. Southern Miss fell the most at 17.55, followed by Auburn at 14.14.
Among current ACC teams, Virginia Tech fell the most at 8.68.
Overall, the average change of teams in 2012 was a loss of 0.19 points.
Among current ACC teams, the average change in 2012 was a gain of 0.73 points.
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Pitt and Syracuse join from the Big East Conference which will operate as the American Athletic Conference in 2013.
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