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Bayesian Performance Rating – Top Five Projected Players in 2020-2021

A new season of college basketball is upon us, and with it comes our preseason projections for Bayesian Performance Rating, the metric we use at EvanMiya.com to quantify player impact. You can read more about BPR in our previous post. Today, we will take a more detailed look at the players rated most highly inContinue reading “Bayesian Performance Rating – Top Five Projected Players in 2020-2021”

Introduction to Bayesian Performance Rating

The main objective of our work to assess college basketball team and player strength. We have created an advanced statistical metric, Bayesian Performance Rating (BPR), to quantify how successful a team or player is, using play-by-play data and advanced box-score metrics. This metric is predictive in nature, which means that each rating is fine-tuned to predictContinue reading “Introduction to Bayesian Performance Rating”

Team Spotlight: Baylor

Note: This article was written before a major overhaul of the ratings system on the website. These numbers are out of date. The Baylor Bears finished the season ranked 6th in our national team rankings at EvanMiya.com after a big season. They were also 2nd behind Kansas in the Big 12, splitting a pair ofContinue reading “Team Spotlight: Baylor”

Team Spotlight: Kansas

Note: This article was written before a major overhaul of the ratings system on the website. These numbers are out of date. Kansas is ranked #1 in our 2019-2020 rankings at evanmiya.com, and for good reason, as they had a dominant season. They had a wide margin between them and #2 Gonzaga in the overallContinue reading “Team Spotlight: Kansas”


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