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Analytics has changed college basketball with Evan Miyakawa

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Welcome back to another episode of Dive Cuts with Sam Snelling. Today we have a special guest, college basketball data expert Evan Miyakawa! Evan and Sam discuss what BPR is, how you measure defense, and more. If you want to check out all that Evan is up to, click on this. M-I-Z!

Episode Breakdown:

00:00 - 01:45: Welcome to Dive Cuts!
01:45 - 03:10: Welcome Evan Miyakawa! Expert hoops data analyst.
03:10 - 07:00: What is BPR?
07:00 - 09:40: Biggest challenge in creating BPR?
09:40 - 14:05: Which teams and players will be most impactful?
14:05 - 17:10: How do these models account for up-transfers?
17:10 - 21:20: How is BPR different from other models?
21:20 - 25:30: How is defense measured?
25:30 - 29:00: Connor Vanover.
29:00 - 31:50: What other Mizzou incoming hoopers show signs of potential?
31:50 - 37:30: Analytics impact on college basketball.
37:00 - END: Wrapping it up. Thanks for listening and be sure to subscribe and follow us on all the platforms to stay up to date on all of Mizzou’s sporting news. Also, make sure you’re subscribed to our YouTube channel where we will be posting recorded and live podcasts. MIZ!

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