Archive for March 2013

THoR takes 2nd Place in Research Paper Competition

A paper by Statistical Sports Consulting LLC co-founder Michael Schuckers and Jim Curro has won 2nd place in the Research Paper Competition at the 2013 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Second places carries with it a $5000 prize. The conference has been called the ‘super bowl of sports analytics’. ¬†This is the third consecutive year that Schuckers has had a paper in the finals of the competition but the first time that he has finished in the money. ¬† Total Hockey Ratings Paper Tweet