Uconn #2?

Fightin Choke

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Lot harder?! SOS, ND is 1, UConn is 2. At the time they played, UConn was 1; ND was 2.

ND is rated first by Massey because of their offensive production, not their schedule. UConn is second because of their defensive metrics; their schedules to this point in the season are essentially interchangeable.

Sabernetrics really do provide the answers to these questions.
Not true. Why don't you look at the schedules more closely. Or look at computer ratings of the schedules. Geno tried to schedule a challenging OOC schedule, but the teams he picked have underperformed thus far. Schedule comparison follows. Ratings are Massey's (n is neutral):

ND's sched. then UConn
#2 UConn vs. @#1 ND
#5 Louisville vs. @#3 Baylor
(n)#9 Gonzaga vs. #30 DePaul
@ #10 Marquette vs. @#33 California
(n)#17 Oregon St. vs. (n)#47 Purdue
(n)#19 Drake vs. (n)#84 St. John's
#22 Iowa vs. #89 Ohio St.
@#30 DePaul vs. #90 Seton Hall
@#46 GTech vs. @#113 Oklahoma
#49 Penn vs. @#116 Houston
#87 Harvard vs. #143 Cincinnati
@#88 Toledo vs. (@ Mohegan Sun)#163 Vanderbilt
#103 Pitt vs. @#206 St. Louis
#107 W. Kentucky vs. (n) 224 Mississippi
#124 Lehigh
#368 Binghamton

(Notre Dame has played 2 more games than UConn thus far.)
 
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Not true. Why don't you look at the schedules more closely. Or look at computer ratings of the schedules. Geno tried to schedule a challenging OOC schedule, but the teams he picked have underperformed thus far. Schedule comparison follows. Ratings are Massey's (n is neutral):

ND's sched. then UConn
#2 UConn vs. @#1 ND
#5 Louisville vs. @#3 Baylor
(n)#9 Gonzaga vs. #30 DePaul
@ #10 Marquette vs. @#33 California
(n)#17 Oregon St. vs. (n)#47 Purdue
(n)#19 Drake vs. (n)#84 St. John's
#22 Iowa vs. #89 Ohio St.
@#30 DePaul vs. #90 Seton Hall
@#46 GTech vs. @#113 Oklahoma
#49 Penn vs. @#116 Houston
#87 Harvard vs. #143 Cincinnati
@#88 Toledo vs. (@ Mohegan Sun)#163 Vanderbilt
#103 Pitt vs. @#206 St. Louis
#107 W. Kentucky vs. (n) 224 Mississippi
#124 Lehigh
#368 Binghamton

(Notre Dame has played 2 more games than UConn thus far.)
I am only going by Massey, where the SOS ratings are so close as to be interchangeable. If you wish to also venture into Sabermetrics, though, you just made a good start.
 

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