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Episode 11

Cody and Ryan make their Sweet 16 and Elite 8 picks. They also get back to talking about the NBA, and gear up for a crazy last few weeks of the regular season. 7 more words


Pace, favorites, and tournaments

Virginia has unwittingly offered itself up as a near-perfect test case on the potential relationship between a slow tempo and very bad tournament performance. But, before we sift that rubble, a word of respect is in order for fans of a team that has somehow wandered into such an analytically convenient yet expectation-crushing artillery range. 1,283 more words


Hoops Day

March Madness begins today and for the next few days I will be lost in multiple screens watching fantastic college basketball.  Let the Madness begin!!! 57 more words


Your bracket requires knowledge of shot volume

The story so far. Last year I cooked up a way of measuring how well teams combine taking care of the ball and getting second chances. 570 more words


End the schedule obsession

The evaluative dead-end in which college basketball finds itself today has two sources. On the one hand, it’s a straightforward problem of political economy, method, and optics. 871 more words