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Activity Number: 624
Type: Contributed
Date/Time: Thursday, August 4, 2011 : 8:30 AM to 10:20 AM
Sponsor: Section on Statistics in Sports
Abstract - #302535
Title: Assessing the Published Keys to Success for a Run-and-Gun Basketball Program
Author(s): Eric Ohrn and Ben Johannsen and Thomas Moore*+
Companies: University of Michigan and and Grinnell College
Address: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Grinnell, IA, 50112,
Keywords: basketball ; run-and-gun basketball ; regression
Abstract:

Since 1991, Coach David Arseneault of Grinnell College has used a unique style of run-and-gun basketball that he calls "The System." In a 1997 book, he outlines what he considers to be the keys to winning basketball games within "The System." These keys are defined as meeting thresholds in various offensive and defensive game statistics. Using data from 9 seasons, we use classical statistical methods to challenge Coach Arseneault's keys and, where possible, refine them.


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