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    Need scheduling help?

    by Ken Pomeroy on Tuesday, March 22, 2016


    Hey coaches, need a hand with filling out your schedule for the the 2016-17 season? I can’t play matchmaker, but I can provide you a spreadsheet with a first cut of expected ratings for every team next season. These ratings use the same method that has produced the preseason ratings on my site in previous seasons. The projections are mostly based on the quality of returning players and previous team performance, but there is more discussion about the ingredients here.

    Data provided will be a list of all 351 D-I teams with overall ranking, and national rankings in offense, defense, and tempo. In addition, for those of you that are into gaming the RPI, teams are ranked by projected conference winning percentage so you can identify opponents which may rack up plenty of wins but be relatively easy to defeat. This data can assist you in finding the type and quality of opponent you are looking for to fill out your schedule for the upcoming season and will not be shared with anyone outside the coaching community until October. Please send a message to ratings at kenpom dot com and we can discuss terms.

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    2016 NCAA tournament log5

    by Ken Pomeroy on Sunday, March 13, 2016


    What follows is the odds for every team in the field of 68 advancing through each round of the NCAA tournament using log5 methodology and my ratings.

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    2016 Big West tournament preview

    by Ken Pomeroy on Wednesday, March 9, 2016


    Big West Conference
    March 10-12. All games at Anaheim.
    kPOY: Michael Bryson, UC Santa Barbara.

    The Big West tournament begins Thursday with quarterfinal action at the Honda Center.

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    2016 WAC tournament preview

    Western Athletic Conference
    March 10-12. All games at Las Vegas.
    kPOY: Pascal Siakam, New Mexico State.

    The WAC tournament gets underway Thursday with three quarterfinal games at the Orleans Arena.

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    2016 Sun Belt tournament preview

    Sun Belt Conference
    March 10-13. All games at New Orleans.
    kPOY: Shawn Long, Louisiana Lafayette.

    The Sun Belt tournament begins on Thursday with two first-round games at Lakefront Arena.

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    2016 American tournament preview

    American Athletic Conference
    March 10-13. All games at Orlando.
    kPOY: Daniel Hamilton, Connecticut.

    The American tournament gets underway Thursday with two first-round games at the Amway Center.

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    2016 Big Ten tournament preview

    by Ken Pomeroy on Tuesday, March 8, 2016


    Big Ten Conference
    March 9-13. All games at Indianapolis.
    kPOY: Denzel Valentine, Michigan State.

    The Big Ten gets underway on Wednesday with two first-round games at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

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    Big 12 tournament preview

    Big 12 Conference
    March 9-12. All games at Kansas City.
    kPOY: Buddy Hield, Oklahoma.

    The Big 12 tournament gets underway with two first-round games on Wednesday at the Sprint Center.

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    2016 Atlantic 10 tournament preview

    Atlantic 10 Conference
    March 9-13. All games at Brooklyn.
    kPOY: DeAndre Bembry, Saint Joseph’s

    The A-10 tournament gets underway on Wednesday with two first-round games at the Barclays Center.

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    2016 SEC tournament preview

    Southeastern Conference
    March 9-13. All games at Nashville.
    kPOY: Jamal Murray, Kentucky.

    The SEC tournament begins on Wednesday with a first-round game at Bridgestone Arena.

    Read more...

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