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How to Beat Gonzaga

They’ve held on to the #1 spot in men’s basketball the last couple of weeks and have dropped just one game all season. But let’s take a look at how a team could take down the Bulldogs. Take Care of the Basketball They don’t necessarily turn you over an absurd amount of times – just …

Using Non-Conference Stats

Every school is either about to start conference play or has already played a conference game or two (or more). So, what do you do with those stats from non-conference games? 1. Put them in context You know who you played and how they measure up to your team. You may have surprised yourself by …

Let’s Talk About Correlation

Let’s talk about correlation.  For most teams, the season is over or just about to wrap up.  With a season’s worth of data available, you can really start to see what stats most correlate to scoring margin. What is correlation? When two numbers are positively correlated, that means as one goes up, so does the …

Introducing StatGeek Analytics!

We’re proud to announce the launch of a new website, StatGeekAnalytics.com.  As of today, it has current season basic and advanced stats on every NCAA basketball team, both men and women.  Soon, we’ll be adding NAIA teams as well as historic data on everyone. There’s lots of data out there but it is primarily focused …

Advancing (All Levels of) Basketball

Recently we made some changes to our website. We added a LOT of stats. Now you’re probably thinking, you’re called StatGeek, I would expect a lot of stats. But really up until this summer, we’ve focused on creating tools to make coaches’ lives easier. But earlier this year, women’s basketball legend Sue Bird wrote about …