#KPI Blog: Tracking NCAA Scoring Trends

All season long, the #KPI has examined statistical trends as it relates to the rules of college basketball.  The NCAA Tournament, where the stakes are the highest, is no different. Scoring tends to fall come NCAA Tournament time. Over the last three years (since the field expanded to 68), NCAA […]

#KPI Blog: Evaluating the #KPI

Hello from beautiful Spokane.  Admittedly, it’s been a whirlwind couple of days as the #KPI computers have made their way from Indianapolis Sunday, to East Lansing late Sunday night via bus and to Spokane late Monday.  With Michigan State playing in the Big Ten Tournament championship game, there was no opportunity to […]

WEEK 14.5 #KPI BASKETBALL (as of 2/14/14)

NEW!! #KPI resumes for each team ranked from highest to lowest #KPI value per game (through February 13): http://www.kpisports.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/kpi-rank-by-game-thru-2-13-14.xlsx #KPI by Team (through February 13): http://www.kpisports.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/2013-14-master-schedule-basketball-by-team-thru-feb-13.pdf #KPI by Conference (through February 13): http://www.kpisports.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/2013-14-master-schedule-basketball-by-conference-thru-feb-13.pdf #KPI by Game (through February 13): http://www.kpisports.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/2013-14-master-schedule-basketball-by-game-thru-feb-13.pdf Data below compares the full season data from 2012-13 to full season […]

#KPI Blog: College Basketball Scheduling Analysis

Scheduling is difficult.  There are so many more factors that meet the eye than a directive to “schedule good teams.”  That said, like college football, college basketball needs to schedule more games between like competition! Since the NCAA Tournament expanded to 68 teams for the 2010-11 campaign, 4.9% of non-conference […]

WEEK 14 #KPI BASKETBALL (as of 2/10/14)

#KPI Headlines: Big East and American Match Game: The Big East and American (both with 10 teams) have both played exactly 233 games and scored exactly 17,171 points. Big Wins: SMU (vs. Cincinnati, #KPI value .68) had its best win of the season on Saturday to move to No. 45. […]