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March Madness NCAA Project

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Kayla Madler

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Transcript of March Madness NCAA Project

PROJECT
What's The Game Plan?
Using the data, you will create graphs and make statistical calculations
Predict the next NCAA Champion from one of the 4 #1 seeded teams using the graphs and calculations.
We will need the season statistics for 68 teams selected to play in the tournament.
Your group will research and record Facts/Stats for TWO assigned teams.
- Research using ESPN
- Record on paper
- Submit your research to teacher:

Team Facts/Stats
ESPN.GO.COM
Where to locate the stats

- NCAAM


-Standings (select team)
Tells you conference & standing in conference (Both need to be recorded under FACTS)
Team Home Page can be accessed from NCCAM
Last Year's Tournament Results
TEAM STATISTICS
National Overall
Rankings
Last Year's Tournament Results
Last Year's Tournament Results
TEAM STATISTICS
Statistics link at top o page
- You want to record the TOTAL statistics
YOUR MISSION
Using all of the regular season data, predict the next #1 seeded team to become NCAA Champions.
You will do this by:
- Creating bar graphs
- Creating box and whisker plots
- Answering questions about the normal curve
- Overall National Rankings
SAMPLE ANALYSIS
Analysis of #1 Seeds
- There will be examples around the room.
- Use your graphing calculator.
-Double Check your data entries.
DO THIS IN PENCIL
You MUST follow color code indicated in the key. If you do not follow directions, you will receive a
ANALYSIS of the
#1 SEEDS
Question 1:
Analysis of the #1 Seeds
Question 2:
Analysis of the #1 Seeds
Question 3:
Analysis of the #1 Seeds
Question 4:
Analysis of the #1 Seeds
Analysis Question:
DUE DATES
"March Madness is a time of sacrifice. During this hectic month of mind blowing basketball, everyone puts something on the line, such as money, pride, and your math grade. Hardly worth betting you say? Mr. Buchert's classes continues to think otherwise; when a 60 point packet and bonus are on the line."

-Quote from former APC student

ZERO!!!!
Pretournament Assignment
Research Spreadsheets
Analysis of the #1 Seeds
Final Analysis Question:
Number One Seeds
DUE:
Monday, March 14th @
7AM
DUE:
Monday, March 14th @ the end of the period
DUE:
Monday, March 21st
@ the start of the
period
EXTRA CREDIT
Thursday, March 17th by NOON!
BONUS BRACKET
https://tournament.fantasysports.yahoo.com/t1
EXTRA CREDIT
Friday, April 8th
DUE:
FRIDAY, APRIL 8th
DUE:
THURSDAY, MARCH 17th by NOON
TRACK THE SWEET 16
WEEKEND HOMEWORK!
One person from group MUST
- Go to Blackboard Course Site
- Locate "March Madness" folder
- Complete "Pre-Tournament Homework Assignment" Google form.
- You MUST complete this by Sunday night or you won't be eligible to submit Bonus Bracket!
http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/tournament/history/_/team1/7739
http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/statistics#
Bottom of this page
http://espn.go.com
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