Two years ago, the NCAA tournament selection committee adopted the NET rankings to select and seed teams. No one liked the old RPI system, but is NET any better?
I explain the ideas of machine learning and Team Value Index that go into NET and how it has impacted seeding. To listen, click on the right pointing triangle.
These are the two resources discussed in the episode:
- The Power Rank team rankings, which should look like the efficiency component
- The Colley Matrix, which is how I would construct a Team Value Index
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The Bracket Wisdom series on The Football Analytics Show is also available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.