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  1. Weekend Homework: Pursuit of perfection

    Myron Medcalf

    Perfection could come to an end on Saturday. It's unlikely but possible. According to Ken Pomeroy, Wichita State has a 96 percent chance of beating Missouri State on Saturday afternoon. If the Bears intend to change history and ruin the Shocker...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  2. Video: One-On-One With Ken Pomeroy staff

    Advanced statistics guru Ken Pomeroy sits down with's Myron Medcalf to discuss his formulas, his favorite teams this season and the importance of the "eye test."...

    Blog | January 01, 2014
  3. 2013-14 College Basketball Preview - TCU Horned Frogs

    Ken Pomeroy

    Ken Pomeroy previews the 2013-14 season for TCU. Coach Trent Johnson is a noted developer of big men, and he's got a good one in freshman Karviar Shepherd. But the Horned Frogs are still facing an uphill battle in the Big 12.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2013
  4. 2013-14 team previews for every Division I college basketball tea...

    ESPN Insider staff

    ESPN Insider offers up team previews for every Division I team, as well as several essays from experts, in advance of the 2013-14 college basketball season.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  5. Poll Thoughts: Revisiting the preseason

    Eamonn Brennan

    All the way back in 2010, Ken Pomeroy published something that hit every last one of my college hoops knowledge dopamine nodes. At first it was counterintuitive, then it was surprising, and then, once fully processed, it made perfect sense; it was th...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  6. Afternoon Links: Can defense stop the 3?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Afternoon Links are pretty self-explanatory. Want to share? Email or tweet me @eamonnbrennan. Ken Pomeroy revisited his study on whether defenses have a say in keeping opponents' 3-point field goal percentage down, and discovered that even when y...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  7. Four observations from Saturday evening

    Myron Medcalf

    More observations from Saturday's evening slate: Welcome to the SEC title conversation, Ole Miss: Andy Kennedy's program was an enigma as SEC play began. The Rebels' numbers have been impressive (83.7 points per game, top 40 in Ken Pomeroy's offe...

    Blog | January 13, 2013
  8. Computer models a bit down on Louisville

    Eamonn Brennan

    This week, we've seen the release of the two best advanced statistics-based rankings models in college hoops. On Monday, Dan Hanner released his system, and on Tuesday, Ken Pomeroy followed. Both systems have their fair share of major discrepancie...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  9. Conference Power Rankings: Pac-12

    Eamonn Brennan

    For all the ways you can diss the Pac-12 this season -- and you can start with the 1-29 record against the RPI top 50 in nonconference play, or look at the paucity of teams ranked inside Ken Pomeroy's adjusted efficiency top 50 (there are two), and s...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  10. What we learned from Saturday night

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saturday afternoon transitioned into Saturday night as smoothly as Kentucky transitions from an Anthony Davis block to the fast break. In the process, we saw Michigan State defend like crazy at Ohio State, Creighton take a beatdown by Wichita State a...

    Blog | February 12, 2012
  11. Looking ahead to Michigan State-Ohio State

    Jay Bilas

    When and where: Saturday (ESPN, 6 p.m. ET), Value City Arena (Columbus, Ohio) Michigan State breakdown: The Spartans have played their best basketball since early losses against North Carolina and Duke dropped them off the radar screen for a while...

    Blog | February 10, 2012
  12. Conference power rankings: Pac-12

    Eamonn Brennan

    Another week, another spate of Pac-12 rankings. For those interested, and for what it's worth -- which is quite a bit, if you dig advanced college hoops analysis (and you should) -- the Pac-12 now ranks No. 9 in Ken Pomeroy's conference rankings. Bas...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  13. Conference Power Rankings: Pac-12

    Eamonn Brennan

    We're still very much in wait-and-see mode in the Pac-12, but we do have a few results to chew on after last week's league-opening games: 1a. California 1b. Stanford This configuration might be just a tad bit unfair to Stanford, which was No....

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  14. Hoosiers remain focused after wild week

    Eamonn Brennan

    INDIANAPOLIS -- You could have forgiven Indiana for a letdown. Consider the week the Hoosiers just finished. This past Saturday, they completed the most important upset of coach Tom Crean's tenure at the school, a thrilling, emotional, insert-your...

    Blog | December 17, 2011
  15. Brad Stevens embraces advanced statistics

    Eamonn Brennan

    This is nothing new, of course. Butler coach Brad Stevens has openly cited the importance of Ken Pomeroy's web site in past interviews. He's written the foreword in recent editions of Basketball Prospectus. Only those that haven't been paying attenti...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  16. Pomeroy releases preseason rankings

    Eamonn Brennan

    If you know college basketball, you know how much influence stats guru Ken Pomeroy wields in the way smart people think, write and talk about the game. There was a time, maybe four or five years ago, when checking on Pomeroy's site and reading John G...

    Blog | November 03, 2011