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2002-03 Iowa Ratings

(Scores through 3/02/03)

  Teams listed W-L-T record reflects only games whose score  is listed on the 2002-2003 Iowa HS Scores page.     The program starts all teams with an equal arbitrary value and then  adjusts them all recursively based on game scores until the lowest cumulative  error between expected goal differentials and actual goal differentials is  reached (convergence).      The Total column is in goal units and the difference in this value between  any two teams is the predicted goal differential for a game played at a  neutral site between those two teams.  It should be noted that due to goal differential limits set in the ranking program these predicted goal differentials are only accurate when comparing teams ranked within three goals of each other. The differential between teams ranked farther apart becomes more and more understated as the chosen teams become farther apart in the rankings. A teams Total value only has meaning in relation to other teams in the same list. The Last 5 column is a simple average performance of that team in the last five games based on current opponent Total values and goal differential (up to max allowed). Obviously, the fewer games a team's ranking is based upon the less likely that ranking is to be accurate.    * indicates teams with only two game scores used to calculate rating.   --- indicates teams with only one game scores used to calculate rating. Links to other ratings: CT  IA  IL  IN  MA  MI  MN  MN-WI-ND  MO  ND  Northeast  NH  NJ  NY  OH  PA-E  PA-W1A  PA-W2A  PA-W3A  RI  VT  WI  wWI  USA  Midget AAA Men's NCAA D1  Back to US HS Hockey Online main page. High School Hockey Forums More information about how the ratings are calculated and their past accuracy can be found here . As of 12/18/02 the Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa rankings and a regional ranking that includes teams from all three states are all calculated simultaneously from the same scores file. This allows games between interstate opponents from these states to affect each others ratings based on their rating in the adjacent state. Receive email when this page changes RANK TEAM W L T GmPerf Sched Total Last 5 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1,Mason City,IA,_____________________ 34 3 2, 2.7, 6.0, 8.66, 7.65 2,Des Moines Capitals,IA,____________ 31 5 0, 2.4, 6.0, 8.39, 7.51 3,Omaha Jr Lancers,NEIA,_____________ 25 10 0, 1.5, 6.0, 7.57, 6.55 4,Des Moines Oak Leafs,IA,___________ 20 15 1, 0.6, 6.2, 6.83, 8.56 5,Sioux City,IA,_____________________ 21 15 0, 0.6, 6.2, 6.73, 8.04 6,Waterloo,IA,_______________________ 20 15 0, 0.4, 6.1, 6.48, 5.35 7,Kansas City,KSIA,__________________ 17 17 0, 0.0, 6.2, 6.19, 6.77 8,Lincoln,NEIA,______________________ 15 20 1, -0.2, 6.3, 6.06, 8.00 9,Ames,IA,___________________________ 11 22 0, -1.6, 6.3, 4.68, 4.65 10,Quad Cities,IA,____________________ 7 25 1, -1.7, 6.3, 4.54, 4.02 11,Dubuque,IA,________________________ 3 29 1, -2.4, 6.3, 3.93, 3.78 12,Omaha Gladiators,NEIA,_____________ 3 29 1, -2.9, 6.4, 3.46, 3.65

last updated 3-04-03