After a successful inaugural Statsketball competition last year where HS and undergrad
students could apply their statistical skills to two contests associated with the NCAA
men's basketball tournament, we are again sponsoring the contests through This is
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Statsketball Tournament 2018
Don't leave your NCAA College Basketball Tournament bracket predictions to chance-put
your statistics skills to the test!
We already know statistics has the power to best predict a winner, and analytics careers
in sports are booming. Whether you enter for fun or to jumpstart your future career as a
statistician, you won't want to miss it.
This is Statistics and the [ http://www.amstat.org/
| American Statistical Association ]
are challenging high school and undergraduate students to predict the outcome of the 2018
NCAA Basketball Tournament using statistics rather than luck. Get Started
Statsketball consists of two challenges, open to high school and undergraduate students:
'Em": Upset Challenge ] - Submit a list of 32 winners to the first-round games.
Your Own Bracket": Draft Challenge ] - You have 224 drafts points to assemble your
cohort of teams from the seeded participants.
Get the full details, rules and prizes for the challenges [
| here ] . All
submissions are due by March 14 , 2018, at 12:00PM ET.
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