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Tad Boyle one of the best in-game coaches (via KenPom)?

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Message Board' started by BuffG, Apr 5, 2014.

  1. BuffG

    BuffG Well-Known Member

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    http://kenpom.com/blog/index.php/weblog/entry/whos_the_best_in_game_coach

    Couldn't find a thread on this so forgive me if it's been posted.

    KP ran a model studying the last 5 seasons and which teams won more than they were expected to win by the start of 2nd half, 5 minutes left, and 1 minute left.
    Colorado and New Mexico were the only teams to be ranked in the top 10 by all three measurements. CU is 2nd in wins gained with 5 minutes left, 7th with 1 minute left, and 8th in wins gained over expectation from the start of halftime.

    There's some obvious flaws that KP highlights and Tad wasn't here the 1st of the 5 years, but it is still pretty remarkable.
     
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  2. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    #RollTad

    Once again... Tad is smarter than we are.

    The record is always better than the metrics suggest it should be.

    Maybe the criticisms of Tad as an "in-game coach who is no better than average at x's & o's, adjustments, and situational game management" will quiet down now. This is a special coach we have in Boulder.
     
  3. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Well, until we're up by 3 in the final seconds
     

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