Faculty Mentor

Ben Cote

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Date

2021-05-29

Abstract

The evolution of the game of basketball motivates fans and statisticians to ask questions such as what championship winning teams have in common, statistically. In this presentation, we compare and contrast the correlation of specific statistical categories of NBA championship teams from the 2009-10 season through the 2019-20 season. Using the programming language R, we manipulate and analyze the data using the Pearson correlation test. Analyzing the correlations between the statistical categories (e.g. points, rebounds, assists), we attempt to relate the findings to the rules and structure of basketball and investigate how the correlations vary for championship teams.

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Presentation

Department

Mathematics

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