Ranking of sports teams in USA is often done in a very arbitrary manner by pooling coaches and/or journalists. In order to provide a more fair ranking system many people have published various ranking systems on the WWW based on computer models. These WWW pages contain material related to these efforts.
If you find errors or inaccuracies in the data please do not hesitate to notify me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Many of the conference and division assignments for the historical data have not yet been verified.