THoR takes 2nd Place in Research Paper CompetitionBy Michael Schuckers | March 26th, 2013 | Category: Hockey, MIT SSAC, News
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.