By: Edward Egros

Outside the Box Part II

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We have two new episodes of "Outside the Box" we are excited to share.

First, we speak with our producer who is a basketball coach at the younger levels about how he uses analytics, despite a lack of resources and data.

Second, the guys and I discuss momentum in a basketball game. Does it really exist, and how do you obtain it?

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Outside the Box

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I am excited to be a part of a new basketball analytics podcast alongside Dan Dickey and Ryan Girardot called "Outside the Box". There is a lot of analytic research about basketball and even more data that may seem too overwhelming to be useful. We discuss what we have gleaned from our research and observations and hopefully offer better basketball insight in a way that is easier to understand for everybody, from the analytically minded to those who simply enjoy the highlights.

To listen to our first four episodes,
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2018 NFL Coaching Preview

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For ten years, Kevin Braig (aka the QuantCoach) has used economic theory to determine the most productive play designs and coaches in the NFL. He returns for our annual NFL preview podcast where we break down the biggest storylines of the season, ways his research can be advanced and who he believes should play in Super Bowl LIII.

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2018 College Football Preview

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If you've been keeping up with our website for some time, you know about our college football prediction model. Though this model uses primarily data within the season, there is information that can be gathered prior to Week 1, including recruiting rankings and scheduling. I used this data to forecast who would perform well in the Power 5 conferences and who has a legitimate chance to make the College Football Playoff. I discussed my findings and analysis with Marty Coleman in this podcast.

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Concussions in the Media

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For a change of pace, I am the guest for this podcast. Host Amy Zellmer has put together a series discussing traumatic brain injuries (TBI). I discuss how the media has covered concussions, what the research can explain and what has yet to be proven scientifically. I also discuss the need for additional research and how journalists can do a better job of telling stories about head injuries, largely with a better comprehension of analytics.

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