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Jeffrey Haley

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Jeff Haley writes about basketball, booze, and Twitter for Burnt Orange Nation, a blog about Texas Longhorns athletics, and operates the website hoop-math.com, which presents unusual college basketball statistics derived from play-by-play data. His writing has also appeared in College Basketball Prospectus 2012-2013, at ESPN Insider, at SBNation.com, and at TeamRankings.com. Jeff is a Texas alumnus, and received a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota. He lives with his wife and two dogs in Cincinnati, OH, where he makes his living working in research and development for a chemical company.

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Recent Activity
Gibson had a decent NBA run for a 2nd rounder
Commented on NBA Longhorns having a banner year on Apr 18 2014, 6:01a
Fun Bill Russell video
Commented on NBA Longhorns having a banner year on Apr 18 2014, 5:35a - 1 reply
Read that linked Bobby Layne piece...
Commented on The Indecision: Johnny Manziel, Jadeveon Clowney & the NFL Draft on Apr 12 2014, 9:28a - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on Scouting Myles Turner on Apr 12 2014, 9:07a - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on Scouting Myles Turner on Apr 10 2014, 6:09a
yep
Commented on A Statistical Recap of the 2014 Longhorns Basketball Season: The Texas Offense on Apr 9 2014, 5:39a - 1 reply
If I ever start writing that
Commented on A Statistical Recap of the 2014 Longhorns Basketball Season: The Texas Defense on Apr 9 2014, 5:36a
from a pure metrics perspective
Commented on Scouting Myles Turner on Apr 9 2014, 5:33a - 1 reply
True, that is possible
Commented on Scouting Myles Turner on Apr 8 2014, 6:28p
I suspect Croaker will play eventually, either at Texas or somewhere else
Commented on Scouting Myles Turner on Apr 8 2014, 6:26p
Floaters log as jumpers
Commented on A Statistical Recap of the 2014 Longhorns Basketball Season: The Texas Offense on Apr 8 2014, 6:21p
Most statgeeks
Commented on A Statistical Recap of the 2014 Longhorns Basketball Season: The Texas Offense on Apr 8 2014, 6:20p - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on A Statistical Recap of the 2014 Longhorns Basketball Season: The Texas Defense on Apr 8 2014, 6:17p
FT%
Commented on A Statistical Recap of the 2014 Longhorns Basketball Season: The Texas Defense on Apr 8 2014, 6:16p - 1 reply
A Statistical Recap of the 2014 Longhorns Basketball Season: The Texas Defense
Posted on Apr 8 2014, 9:00a
I would slow down on the Ibeh to the NBA thing
Commented on Scouting Myles Turner on Apr 7 2014, 7:56p - 1 reply
I suspect Turner won't play nearly as much at Kansas
Commented on Scouting Myles Turner on Apr 7 2014, 7:48p - 1 reply
Holmes already played the three a decent amount this year.
Commented on Scouting Myles Turner on Apr 7 2014, 7:45p
I agree that Kansas makes little sense if he wants a bunch of minutes
Commented on Scouting Myles Turner on Apr 7 2014, 7:41p
A Statistical Recap of the 2014 Longhorns Basketball Season: The Texas Offense
Posted on Apr 7 2014, 9:00a
nice work, as always
Commented on The Indecision: Johnny Manziel, Jadeveon Clowney & the NFL Draft on Apr 6 2014, 9:44p - 1 reply
Culture change may be underway...
Commented on Charlie Strong & The Culture of Texas Football Accountability on Apr 5 2014, 11:22a - 1 reply
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Commented on Charlie Strong & The Culture of Texas Football Accountability on Apr 5 2014, 11:15a
I have always loved that line
Commented on Charlie Strong & The Culture of Texas Football Accountability on Apr 5 2014, 11:12a
True...
Commented on Texas Longhorns Basketball: Comparing results with preseason expectations on Apr 5 2014, 11:02a
The Felix comparison is pretty solid, Bob
Commented on Texas Longhorns Basketball: Comparing results with preseason expectations on Apr 5 2014, 11:01a
best Marcus Lewis dunk is still this one
Commented on Adreian Payne destroys worlds, Marcus Lewis wins College Slam Dunk contest on Apr 4 2014, 6:40a - 1 reply
And screams obscenities at them...
Commented on Texas Longhorns Basketball: Comparing results with preseason expectations on Apr 3 2014, 7:21p
I don't know if this is a factor, but I will make it up anyway
Commented on Charlie Strong & The Culture of Texas Football Accountability on Apr 2 2014, 6:39p
Calipari screams way more obsenities at them...
Commented on Texas Longhorns Basketball: Comparing results with preseason expectations on Apr 2 2014, 6:21p
I honestly think they were just playing way over their heads...
Commented on Texas Longhorns Basketball: Comparing results with preseason expectations on Apr 2 2014, 6:21p - 1 reply
Texas Longhorns Basketball: Comparing results with preseason expectations
Posted on Apr 2 2014, 9:00a
Outside of the whole Rick Barnes discussion...
Commented on A Fool's Errand: Texas-Sized Expectations on Mar 31 2014, 9:56p
my comment has nothing to do with anything
Commented on A Fool's Errand: Texas-Sized Expectations on Mar 31 2014, 8:35p - 1 reply
Back to the title question
Commented on A Fool's Errand: Texas-Sized Expectations on Mar 30 2014, 10:29p - 1 reply
I should add
Commented on A Fool's Errand: Texas-Sized Expectations on Mar 30 2014, 9:34p
decent
Commented on A Fool's Errand: Texas-Sized Expectations on Mar 30 2014, 9:30p
except when they don't, which is most of the time.
Commented on A Fool's Errand: Texas-Sized Expectations on Mar 30 2014, 9:24p - 1 reply
Lon Kruger's Florida
Commented on A Fool's Errand: Texas-Sized Expectations on Mar 30 2014, 5:29p - 2 replies
I think this is a relevant question
Commented on A Fool's Errand: Texas-Sized Expectations on Mar 30 2014, 12:54p - 1 reply
Another thing with Kansas
Commented on Myles Turner Player Profile And Recruiting Update on Mar 29 2014, 1:16p - 1 reply
Also is Perry Ellis
Commented on Myles Turner Player Profile And Recruiting Update on Mar 29 2014, 12:40p - 1 reply
Iowa State is still out there
Commented on Sweet 16 Open Thread on Mar 28 2014, 5:12a - 1 reply
the blue bloods recruit nationally
Commented on A Fool's Errand: Texas-Sized Expectations on Mar 27 2014, 7:04p
I see competing with for Big 12 titles
Commented on A Fool's Errand: Texas-Sized Expectations on Mar 27 2014, 6:54p - 1 reply
Mark posted it in another thread
Commented on Myles Turner Player Profile And Recruiting Update on Mar 27 2014, 5:18a - 1 reply
Yea, that is close, too
Commented on 2013-14 Texas Longhorns Basketball Post-Mortem on Mar 27 2014, 5:02a
thank you
Commented on Myles Turner Player Profile And Recruiting Update on Mar 26 2014, 10:43p - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on Myles Turner will officially visit the Texas Longhorns this weekend on Mar 26 2014, 8:45p
Porter didn't play AAU
Commented on Myles Turner will officially visit the Texas Longhorns this weekend on Mar 26 2014, 8:44p - 1 reply
Been watching some Myles Turner highlights...
Commented on Myles Turner Player Profile And Recruiting Update on Mar 26 2014, 8:32p - 2 replies
Ridley was bumped down?
Commented on Myles Turner Player Profile And Recruiting Update on Mar 26 2014, 8:27p - 1 reply
Let me add one more comment on Self's offense
Commented on 2013-14 Texas Longhorns Basketball Post-Mortem on Mar 26 2014, 8:07p - 1 reply
Good point on Self's offense
Commented on 2013-14 Texas Longhorns Basketball Post-Mortem on Mar 26 2014, 8:00p - 1 reply
Another Ridley
Commented on Myles Turner Player Profile And Recruiting Update on Mar 26 2014, 5:23p - 1 reply
One additional comment
Commented on Myles Turner Player Profile And Recruiting Update on Mar 26 2014, 5:17p
Holmes...
Commented on Myles Turner Player Profile And Recruiting Update on Mar 26 2014, 5:03p - 2 replies
Pretty interesting article
Commented on State of Mizzou Basketball: The case for improving assist rates on Mar 26 2014, 4:47p - 1 reply
that was his tweet after Ridley scored the game winner on Thursday, right?
Commented on Myles Turner will officially visit the Texas Longhorns this weekend on Mar 25 2014, 5:56p
Holland on offense
Commented on Final Score: Michigan Eliminates Texas 79-65 on Mar 23 2014, 11:13a - 1 reply
I don't know that anyone has ever staunchly agreed with me...
Commented on Final Score: Michigan Eliminates Texas 79-65 on Mar 23 2014, 11:06a
Yea
Commented on Round of 32 Open Thread on Mar 23 2014, 9:49a
The success in the second half on defense
Commented on Final Score: Michigan Eliminates Texas 79-65 on Mar 23 2014, 9:40a - 1 reply
I think we know something about Yancy
Commented on 2014 NCAA Tournament Live Thread, Saturday March 22: (7) Texas Longhorns vs. (2) Michigan Wolverines on Mar 22 2014, 11:45p - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on Final Score: Michigan Eliminates Texas 79-65 on Mar 22 2014, 11:07p
NCAA Tournament Big 12 Notes After the First Set of Games
Posted on Mar 22 2014, 11:56a
my strange obsession with Buzz's compensation at Marquette continues
Commented on 2014 NCAA Tournament: Friday Tip Times, Game Lines on Mar 22 2014, 9:10a
also big dog jr vs little dog
Commented on Quick Thoughts on Michigan on Mar 22 2014, 8:54a
I like Felix better defensively than most (he isn't great, but often good enough)
Commented on Quick Thoughts on Michigan on Mar 22 2014, 8:52a
yea, it's not even close.
Commented on 2014 NCAA Tournament: Friday Tip Times, Game Lines on Mar 22 2014, 8:47a
although Michigan does run well
Commented on Texas Longhorns vs. Michigan Wolverines: Round of 32 Preview on Mar 21 2014, 9:51p
Peter is right about their transition D
Commented on Texas Longhorns vs. Michigan Wolverines: Round of 32 Preview on Mar 21 2014, 9:48p
Thanks
Commented on Quick Thoughts on Michigan on Mar 21 2014, 9:20p
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