Post-season Tournament Design: Seeding Issues

Michael Giberson The NCAA post-season basketball tournament is seeded such that better teams are paired against weaker teams in the first round.  In fact, the highest seeded team is paired against the weakest team, the second highest seeded team against the next weakest team, and so on.  If the better seeded teams win each game, … More Post-season Tournament Design: Seeding Issues

Slate on Winning Your Ncaa Pool

Michael Giberson At Slate, Chris Wilson advances the idea that the best way to win your local NCAA basketball pool is “to look for situations where the national bracket values a team much higher than the objective statistics.” By betting on the undervalued teams you are more likely to come out ahead. In the past … More Slate on Winning Your Ncaa Pool