Two weeks ago, the Tennessee Titans faced off against the Baltimore Ravens in an AFC wildcard matchup, where one single play calling decision could have changed the outcome of the game. After Titans' quarterback Ryan Tannehill threw an incomplete pass towards tight end Jonnu Smith on 3rd & 2 from the Ravens' 40 yard line, … Continue reading Go For It?: A Guide to Optimal Fourth Down Decision Making
Ranking College Basketball Coaches Using Stats
Duke. Kentucky. North Carolina. Michigan State. Kansas. Villanova. Virginia. What do all these teams have in common other than having been exceptional for the past few seasons? The answer is that they all have great coaches that are able to guide their teams to success year after year despite the roster turnover they face. Prominent … Continue reading Ranking College Basketball Coaches Using Stats
Do NBA Coaching Changes Work?
Every year, several NBA franchises part ways with their head coach after a disappointing season in order to try to change their direction. A disappointing season could be many things, ranging from an abysmal year with a record low wins to a season in which a team came up just short. When a letdown of … Continue reading Do NBA Coaching Changes Work?