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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Jared Sullinger owns top efficiency honors

    Eamonn Brennan

    This season, in addition to his ever-influential adjusted efficiency rankings, tempo-free stats guru Ken Pomeroy decided to begin offering a different, efficiency-based method of looking at the national player of the year award. Pomeroy's award is te...

    Blog | April 07, 2011
  12. Field Notes: Don't forget your tempo-free

    Eamonn Brennan

    Still agonizing over your bracket? Field Notes is one college hoops writer's attempt to guide you through the process over the next couple of days. Note: Said writer may or may not have a horrendous recent tourney history, which is why he'll rely so ...

    Blog | March 15, 2011
  13. Saddle Up: Beware the bid thieves

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. It would like to thank Ken Pomeroy for introducing the term "bid thieves" into the lexicon last season. As if adjusted efficiency wasn't generous enough. VCU vs. Old Domini...

    Blog | March 07, 2011
  14. How should the committee watch games?

    Eamonn Brennan

    A few days ago, following his press-row run-in with a member of the NCAA selection committee at the BYU-San Diego State game, Ken Pomeroy wrote a thought-provoking blog post. See, Pomeroy sat next to this unnamed committee member on press row last...

    Blog | February 02, 2011
  15. Sullinger takes over stats-based POY honors

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last week, Ken Pomeroy -- the man who runs the site that makes you at least 50 percent smarter about college basketball -- debuted his kPOY award tracking. You don't have to be an acronyms whiz to figure out kPOY is Ken's personal, tempo-free-based p...

    Blog | December 22, 2010
  16. 2009-10's most unlikely hoops outcome

    Eamonn Brennan

    Adjusted efficiency guru Ken Pomeroy has been spending some time this summer using win probability data to determine which 2009-10 college hoops wins were the most unlikely. Pomeroy has factored in not only point margin but underdog-favorite status a...

    Blog | August 10, 2010