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UVA Volleyball Passing Stat Development, Part II

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This post provides an update on the Volleyball passing formula's current state of development, while offering issues to consider for both the current formula and future stat development.

Advanced Volleyball Stat Development: Passing

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In this series of posts, with reader input, we'll try to develop more useful statistics to measure various aspects of Volleyball performance.

A Different Type of Fadeaway: Fatigue and Shooting

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This article, written for the Stat Geek Idol competition, explores the effects of fatigue factors on three-point shooting.

An Update on UVA's NCAA Tournament Hopes

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The Hoos find themselves squarely on the NCAA Tournament bubble with two regular season games remaining. This post, using a method introduced with ten games remaining, updates the scenarios and...

Field Guide to Joe Harris and the ACC Awards

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A tempo-free, bias-free guide to the ACC Player of the Year and First Team award contenders with five games remaining in the regular season.

UVA's NCAA Tournament Hopes: Part I

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We've taken a look at the Hoos RPI in the past, but in this two part post, we'll look at exactly how is it affected by the outcomes over the remainder of the season and examine the Hoos overall...

Does an Effective Defense Fuel the Hoos Offense?

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Coaches, players, and fans seem to believe that an effective Pack-Line defense causes offensive improvement. This posts uses a statistical analysis to evaluate the truth behind this contention.

The Hoos Inconsistencies: The Perils of Youth?

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Statistics help decide: are the recent inconsistent performances the result of freshmen inexperience, or the inability of veterans to repeatedly perform at a high level?

Game-to-Game Variation in Offense and Defense

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This post attempts to compare the Hoos offense and defense throughout the season independent of opponent skill, enabling a more even comparison of performance variation.

Pace Yourself: A Brief Guide to Tempo-Free Stats

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Many conventional basketball statistics offer skewed comparisons by not removing the effects of pace. This post explains the importance of keeping statistics tempo-free.

Individual Defensive Points Per Possession

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This post ranks the Hoos by their defensive performance through the first nine games of the season, describing and using the metric of Individual Defensive Points Per Possession.

The Distribution of Precious Possessions

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This post uses the Possession Percentage (or Usage) statistic to examine the freshmen roles and responsibilities in the offense, how they have changed over the first eight games, and how they might...

The Tech Rivalry: Throw Out the Records?

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This post analyzes the popular notion that records and other overall season performance measurements should not be considered in predicting rivalry games, specifically the Virginia - Virginia Tech...

Rocco, Sims, and Win Probability vs. Miami

This post traces the changes in Win Probability throughout the course of the Miami game, analyzing specific events along with the performances of Mike Rocco and Phillip Sims.

Miami @ Virginia Stat Preview: Trending Upward?

This post uses a stat-based analysis to predict the final score of the Miami game, while also attempting to account for Virginia's recent improvement.

Football's Crippling Ancillary Problems

This article attempts to quantify the effect of the turnovers, special teams gaffes, penalties, and other mistakes that have plagued the team all season, while also analyzing whether they are...

BENNETT System Season Preview Part II

This two part series of articles previews the 2012 season for the men's basketball team. The innovative BENNETT System is employed to arrive at a prediction of the regular season record.

BENNETT System Season Preview Part I

This two part series of articles previews the 2012 season for the men's basketball team. The innovative BENNETT System is employed to arrive at a prediction of the regular season record.

New STL Writer Wahoo Metrics Brings Stats Insight

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Please join us in welcoming the newest Streaking The Lawn contributor, Wahoo Metrics, who promises to deliver a new statistical perspective on the ups and downs of Virginia sports. If you love...

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