Final projects

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Basketball

    A DESCRIPTIVE MODEL FOR NBA PLAYER RATINGS USING SHOT-DISTANCE-SPECIFIC EXPECTED VALUE POINTS PER POSSESSION
    Chris Pickard
    Paper | Slides | pptx (for video)

    BEATING DRAFTKINGS AT DAILY FANTASY SPORTS
    Christoper Barry, Nicholas Canova and Kevin Capiz
    Paper | Slides

    HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE IN NCAA DIVISION I MEN'S BASKETBALL
    Kyle Moroney, Christophe Auber and Alexander Liegl
    Paper | Slides

    NBA COMEBACK CLUTCHNESS: REAL OR JUST NOISE?
    Sandy Huang and Toa Lohe
    Paper | Slides

    BASKETBALL'S CINDERELLA STORIES: WHAT MAKES A SUCCESSFUL UNDERDOG IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT?
    Alinna Brown
    Paper | Slides | pptx (for video)

    OUR SHINING MOMENT: HIERARCHICAL CLUSTERING TO DETERMINE NCAA TOURNAMENT SEEDING
    Dan Trunzo and Libby Scholz
    Paper | Slides

    TRYING TOO HARD FOR REBOUNDS: A NUMERICAL STRATEGY
    Joe Summers and Jesse Strober
    Paper | Slides

Baseball

    MLB PITCHER STRATEGY IN STOLEN BASE OPPORTUNITES
    Jordan Wallach, Zach Esrig and Drew Mathieson
    Paper | Slides

    STATISTICS IN BASEBALL
    Thomas Kimmelman
    Paper | Slides | pptx (for video)

Tennis

    ANALYSIS OF CLUTCH PERFORMANCE IN MEN'S PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
    Kevin Haugh
    Paper | Slides

Football

    WEATHER AND THE NFL
    Rory Houghton-Berry, Edwin Park and Kathy Pierce
    Paper | Slides

    EVALUATING "THE BEST": EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TOM BRADY'S TRUE AND OBSERVED TALENT
    Heather Glenny, Emily Clancy and Alex Monahan
    Paper | Slides

Golf

    PREDICTING THE WINNER OF THE MASTERS
    Kelsey Schroeder and Robert Arguello
    Paper | Slides

Soccer

    VALUING GOALS, SAVES AND DUELS IN SOCCER
    Abdullah Alsaeed and Cam Gibson Chesnutt
    Paper | Slides

    A NEW FIFA?
    Nick Powell and Seyla Ou
    Paper | Slides

Swimming

    MATHEMATICS OF RECORD BREAKING OF SWIMMING: INNOVATION AND TIME
    Mariam Amini
    Paper | Slides