Clemson ranked #7 Baseball Program in last decade


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Clemson Baseball was ranked #7th best program in the last decade

Clemson baseball has had the #7 ranked College Baseball program in the last decade according to a study by valuepenguin.com.

The website studied RPI's (Rating Performance Index) and annual expenses of 295 programs from the period from 2004 to 2013. The data used was from the Department of Education's Equity in Athletics Data. The expenses included student aid, operating expenses, recruiting expenses, salaries, supplies, travel and other expenses.

The school's RPI was given a 80% weighting and annual expenses was given 20% to determine a composite score.

Clemson had a composite score of 61 which was 15 points below the top ranked school of the decade - Cal-State Fullerton. The Tigers had an average RPI during the decade of #15 and an average annual expense of $1,776,861.

Instate rival South Carolina spent 3,371,874 budget during the last 10 years in baseball which was 4th highest out of 295 schools according to the study.

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BSB Update: Clemson ranked #7 Baseball Program in last decade
TigerNet News
Well we have fixed that problem.***
soywaker®
How? We want excel over the coots, but we spend 1/2 the $'s
CUTIGR69®
Haha.***
Completely Solid Orange®
RPI is a terrible baseball stat
PenthouseTiger
There is no perfect ranking system, but for the most part
Lowcountry_Tiger
lol at Oregon. Spending tons of money, ave RPI of 66. Of course, they
tiger_swimmer®
RE-HIRE JACK!
CUTiger1989®
#RHJ***
jtiger1®
If we are the #8 Winningest program, who did we jump for #7?
jtiger1®
It is NOT basd on wins or outcomes, just regular season RPI***
Lowcountry_Tiger
Dang we should fire whoever was in charge the last decade
RunJumpCatch
I'm a Clemson man through and through, but SCAR ...
ClemKWA
this ranking factors in financial disadvantages.***
Completely Solid Orange®
No it does not. Cal State barely spends $1m/yr but they are
Lowcountry_Tiger
can you please list all the other low funded baseball
viztiz®
I listed multiple teams that outspent us with a lower RPI.
Lowcountry_Tiger
Re: I listed multiple teams that outspent us with a lower RPI.
viztiz®
OK ............
Lowcountry_Tiger
Re: OK ............
viztiz®
Re: OK ............
Lowcountry_Tiger
Because you don't understand the study, It's your
Lowcountry_Tiger
Sure doesn't feel that way, but we forget that nearly every
Completely Solid Orange®
Actually we did in fact under achieve. With an average RPI
Lowcountry_Tiger
Re: Actually we did in fact under achieve. With an average RPI
Jhop83®
Re: Sure doesn't feel that way, but we forget that nearly every
viztiz®
Depends on if the NCAA and ACC start accepting this metric.
Wosco
USC cheated in a big way. Then NCAA closed that unintended
Lowcountry_Tiger
No worries, the new guy will save us...***
RC Tiger®

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