The Effects of Coaching Changes: Taking a Look at Iona

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Recently, Jordan Sperber took a look at how a coaching change affects style of play.  His quality work caught the attention of Zak Boisvert, who gave us the idea to do a similar study looking at Iona. With Boisvert’s idea and Sperber’s guidance, I am delving into a similar post regarding Iona and the transition… Read more »

Villanova’s One Dimensional Offense

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After missing the NCAA Tournament in 2012 for the first time in seven years, Jay Wright’s Villanova squad was looking for a bounce back year. However, the team has struggled to a 3-3 start against D1 opponents. Off the court, the Big East has continued to decline and Villanova has largely remained silent about the… Read more »

An Insider’s Look at a Final Paper: Stats in Sports

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Below is a final paper submitted and revised by Jonathan Safir for his Approaches to Media Studies class at Vassar College. Thought it was applicable enough to post. Media and Technology Transforming Sports: The Statistical Revolution in Basketball and the Change in Spectatorship The way in which humans view sporting events has changed drastically over… Read more »

Bleeding Orange and Worst Nightmares

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I would like to take this time to talk about the recent events at my dad’s alma mater, Syracuse University.  Each Syracuse basketball game was like a holiday for the two of us, as we made sure we would always be able to not only watch, but watch the games together.  My dad raised me… Read more »

Weekend Watch

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I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving, had some family time, watched football and of course some college basketball.This is our first Weekend Watch post of the year. We are excited to bring you the fan some interesting and engaging content throughout the course of the year.This past week featured some of the most entertaining games… Read more »

Marathon Madness

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Ladies and gentleman, college basketball is officially back. Take a deep breath, relax, and get comfortable because the craziness is just beginning.  The 24 hours College Hoops Marathon is set to start at the completion of Monday Night Football tonight and go straight thru midnight tomorrow night.  This is usually where we would write about… Read more »

Friday Night Lights

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      This is the spot where our “Weekend Watch” post would usually drop.  However, we are just going to discuss tonight’s games as they are the most intriguing and feature 131 games. “The Weekend Watch” will usually highlight 5 games each weekend that Hoop Vision will be keeping a close eye on.  However,… Read more »

Changes

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As you may have noticed, unforeseen circumstances have caused the conference previews to be stopped. However, Hoop Vision will be starting up again November 1. We will have plenty of content leading up to the start of the season from November 1 on. See you then.

Welcome

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Welcome to Hoop Vision. This is a college basketball analysis blog. One of the hopefully unique features of the blog will be a stronger focus on each conference and not just the teams commonly shown on ESPN. Naturally, more words will probably be used on the Dukes of the world, but we will do our… Read more »