About a month ago I introduced EM, or expected margin into my rankings, and began to use that as my primary ranking tool. I describe EM in a previous blog post, but the short version is that EM is derived… Read More »Introducing Adjusted EM: my most accurate metric yet
Not how they do now. There are a number of things wrong with the way the NCAA selection committee currently goes about deciding the 68 lucky teams to participate in March Madness, but the most glaring is its lack of… Read More »How should the NCAA decide who makes the tournament?
I have updated my rankings to included an expected margin number alongside the original rating, which is the result of a cumulative distribution function of the ratings vector. The old ratings are displayed under the CDF Rating heading and the… Read More »Introducing: Expected Margin (EM)
Following West Virginia’s “upset” against Ohio State on Sunday, it is likely Gonzaga will be the unanimous #1 in this week’s AP Poll. And with a lackluster conference schedule, it is likely they will retain that spot for some time.… Read More »Gonzaga is probably not that good