Examining Nate Silver’s Final Four Predictions

Throughout the 2013 NCAA Tournament, the team at Sports Insights has kept a close eye on Nate Silver’s round-by-round predictions in an attempt to answer one simple yet profound question: Does new-age data analysis have a place in the uniquely unpredictable world that is March Madness? We’ll attempt to answer that question and more by…

Examining Nate Silver’s Sweet 16 Projections

Before a single game was played in the 2013 NCAA Basketball Tournament, the team at Sports Insights examined Nate Silver’s pre-tournament projections in an attempt to spark the debate over whether or not new-age data analysis has a place in the uniquely unpredictable world that is March Madness. Following the Round of 32, Silver recalculated his…

Examining Nate Silver’s NCAA Tournament Projections

When it comes to March Madness, everyone seems to have their own style and strategy when filling out their NCAA tournament bracket. Some of us focus heavily on won-loss record, or head-to-head matchup history and the prevalence of star players, while others are swayed by big-name head coaches, media hyped teams or how certain college…