Tag: stat wonk

Change Scope

Filter By

Death to the RPI

30

It's time for the Selection Committee to bid good riddance to a bad rating system.

Game Theory: Going For Two, Part 1

4

Coaches generally rely on "the card", but what should their decisions really be?

Game Theory: Underdog Strategies

22

What can statistics and game theory tell us about strategy for underdogs?

Race for the Roses 2012: Week 1

After a chaotic non-conference season, the Big Ten race looks wide open. We crunch some numbers in order to attempt to handicap the race to Indianapolis.

Race for the Roses 2012: A Look at the Conference Schedule

In the races for the Big Ten division titles and for bowl eligibility, who got a favorable conference schedule and who drew the short straw?

FanPost
12

Battle of the Point Guards: Team USA Edition

Now that the Olympics are over, I wanted to take a look at the point guards and discuss their productivity, their best days and what to expect going forward.

Big Ten Bradley-Terry Bracket Odds

+

Breaking down the odds in the Big Ten tournament according to the modified Bradley-Terry method.

Projecting the Big Ten Basketball Race: The Home Stretch

22

Projecting the final two weeks of the Big Ten basketball season, with game-by-game odds and overall title chances.

Projecting the Big Ten Basketball Race: Halfway Home

3

Handicapping the race for the Big Ten title and conference tournament byes at the midway point of conference play.

Projecting the Big Ten Basketball Race: At the Quarter Pole

7

A Bradley-Terry--based breakdown of the Big Ten race with the first quarter of conference play in the books.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join The Only Colors

You must be a member of The Only Colors to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at The Only Colors. You should read them.

Join The Only Colors

You must be a member of The Only Colors to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at The Only Colors. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker