2017-18 MHSAA Basketball Mock Brackets using KPI Flex Seeding

FLEX SEEDING is an innovative method to bracket the state boys and girls basketball tournaments.  By using a flexible bracketing process rather than a true S-curve, critical geographic integrity is protected.  Mock brackets were produced using existing regional assignments. Teams were ranked by KPI, and then assigned districts and seeds […]

MANAGER GAMES TO RETURN FOR THIRD SEASON IN 2017-18

Underground Basketball League to crown champion at the 2018 NCAA Final Four in San Antonio Manager Games (@ManagerGames_) will return for a third season in 2017-18, continuing to build on the growth and success the league saw during its first two seasons. The new season will again culminate with the […]

Comparing Advanced Metrics to NCAA 1-68 Seed List: 2017 Edition

It’s back: the third annual comparison of advanced analytics to the NCAA Tournament 1-68 seed list. Before going too far, it’s important to note that these (and other) metrics are intended to quantify different things. Some metrics are predictive in nature – more of a forward-looking thought process (i.e. KenPom, […]