Hello There, Guest! (LoginRegister)

Post Reply 
Baseball in Decline?
Author Message
Bookmark and Share
Old Sammy Offline
1st String
*

Posts: 1,562
Joined: Jun 2005
Reputation: 25
I Root For: truffles
Location: Houston

New Orleans BowlDonators
Post: #21
RE: Baseball in Decline?
(06-22-2017 03:22 PM)mrbig Wrote:  I think the 5-year average of Rice's pseudo-RPI shows a pretty demonstrable and steady decline the last 4 years, below where Rice had been in the late 1990's when the team first started going to the CWS. And if the fall continues or accelerates, it starts to look like a cliff.

[Image: Rice%2Bboyd%2B2.jpg]

I hate graphs like that. Plot it with the Y axis showing all ~250 D1 teams, then tell me whether it's a cliff or more like noise.
06-22-2017 03:43 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
AggieOwl01 Offline
Water Engineer
*

Posts: 77
Joined: Jun 2007
Reputation: 0
I Root For:
Location:
Post: #22
RE: Baseball in Decline?
Another factor is that Mike Taylor has a brother that is a pro scout that would steer players to Rice. Graham hired some good assistants that were very helpful in building the program. It is similar to the situation TCU is in now with some great assistants. Either one of those guys would be good to consider taking over.
06-24-2017 01:45 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply 




User(s) browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)


Copyright © 2002-2018 Collegiate Sports Nation Bulletin Board System (CSNbbs), All Rights Reserved.
CSNbbs is an independent fan site and is in no way affiliated to the NCAA or any of the schools and conferences it represents.
This site monetizes links. FTC Disclosure.
We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit http://www.networkadvertising.org.
Powered By MyBB, © 2002-2018 MyBB Group.