Monthly Archives: May 2004

Not Fast Enough

Perhaps the most talked about aspect of the 2004 National Chamionship game was Georgia Tech’s insistence on forcing a fast pace. It was widely regarded as a mistake for the Jackets to avoid creating a halfcourt game. I’m not exactly sure why, because the Jackets could match the Huskies in both athleticism and depth. But […]

Accountability

Check it out, Todd Beck has calculated the effectiveness of various college hoops computer rankings. Actually he did this in real-time during the season. Some observations… Looking at the second half results, most systems fall on the correct side of the spread 50-52% of the time. This isn’t very good in the grand scheme of […]