Take a break and join us online for our next Science Café:  Combining a love of sports with a love of statistics Moneyball meets Basketball. 

The game of basketball is undergoing a revolution. Analytics has unveiled the inherent value of the three-point shot.  This talk will explore how the spatial structure of the game has changed as a result of this discovery.
In short, we will explore what constitutes a good basketball shot.

Olivier Chabot, a Master’s student in Statistics in the School of Mathematics and Statistics will discuss how he learned data science via his analytics co-op under Dr. Shirley Mills with the Ravens women’s basketball team.

Olivier is the third graduate student to benefit from this Basketball Analytics internship that brings together sports and academics.  This s a Zoom webinar event.  To learn more about this talk and to register please Click Here