Standings as of 2018-02-27

Standings are aimed to be released by the end of every Tuesday. 

There were three events this weekend: the ODC, BEAST, and Zanderthon.

In the 2018 Season, we have 48 technical upsets in 198 ranked matches (75.76% success rate) across 30 events.

The Gonzalez System is a computer ranking model similar to Elo and is a rating exchange system based on research performed by World Rugby. It has been adapted by the NCDA to the demands of College Dodgeball, but can be tuned and customized endlessly to incorporate accurate data. It has been used to help determine seeds for the Nationals bracket since Nationals 2014, and was used exclusively for the Nationals 2017 bracket. 

Technical Upset Spotlight

A technical upset in the Gonzalez System is when a lower rated team defeats a higher rated team. The overall success rate of the system is currently 80.39% based on 284 technical upsets in 1448 ranked matches played since 2010-09-25.

This weekend had four technical upsets over 24 ranked matches.

UVA def SU 4-1

35.559 def 37.028, exchanging 1.147
#178 of 284 in 37th percentile

Kent def BGSU 4-1

47.454 def 48.026, exchanging 1.057
#239 of 284 in 15th percentile

CSU def BW 7-0

34.294 def 34.397, exchanging 1.010
#273 of 284 in 3rd percentile

Ohio def Miami 3-2

39.899 def 39.975, exchanging 1.008
#278 of 284 in 2nd percentile

Net Rating Changes

Rating Changes Pre Post Change
Ohio 39.899 41.747 1.848
Kent 47.454 48.641 1.187
UVA 35.569 36.263 0.694
UWP 44.227 44.902 0.675
JMU 47.199 47.765 0.567
GVSU 55.266 55.816 0.550
OSU 38.126 38.427 0.302
Akron 36.279 36.336 0.057
Towson 48.476 48.353 -0.123
CSU 34.294 34.159 -0.135
VCU 42.734 42.518 -0.216
Miami 39.975 39.367 -0.608
UNL 38.979 38.304 -0.675
BGSU 48.026 47.178 -0.847
SU 37.028 35.556 -1.473
BW 34.397 32.595 -1.803

A great many teams participated this weekend, 16 of our 37 active Member Teams listed in these rating tables.

Ratings, sorted.

Mov. Rank Rating Team
1 55.816 GVSU
2 55.030 CMU
3 48.851 SVSU
↑ from 6 4 48.641 Kent
↓ from 4 5 48.353 Towson
↑ from 7 6 47.765 JMU
↓ from 5 7 47.178 BGSU
8 45.134 UK
9 44.902 UWP
10 43.520 MSU
11 42.518 VCU
↑ from 19 12 41.747 Ohio
↓ from 12 13 41.005 UNG
↓ from 13 14 40.797 PSU
↓ from 14 15 40.502 † UNT
↓ from 15 16 40.139 † WKU
↓ from 16 17 40.020*† ZAG
↓ from 17 18 39.980*† OS
↓ from 18 19 39.367 Miami
↑ from 21 20 38.586*† UWW
↑ from 22 21 38.557*† NIU
↑ from 24 22 38.427 OSU
↓ from 20 23 38.304 UNL
↓ from 23 24 38.269*† SIUE
25 37.803 UMD
26 37.722*† Pitt
27 37.599 DePaul
↑ from 29 28 36.865* WVU
↑ from 30 29 36.858 GSU
↑ from 31 30 36.636* Midland
↑ from 32 31 36.336 Akron
↑ from 33 32 36.263 UVA
↓ from 28 33 35.556 SU
34 34.996 MC
↑ from 36 35 34.159 CSU
↑ from 37 36 32.914 NSU
↓ from 35 37 32.595 BW

Movement as of 2018-02-20
* denotes a provisional rating (< 6 matches)
† denotes a team that has not played three games this season, the required minimum games needed to qualify for Nationals.

Sorry. A bit busy this week. I will be happy to answer direct inquiries. That cuts out some of the inventive work.


See the Resource Center for more documentation.
Records, Master Spreadsheet: 2005-Present
Records, Individual Docs: 20112012201320142015201620172018
Systems: Gonzalez CurrentGonzalez OldPerroneChampLieblich
Spec Document: Gonzalez System Spec Doc

Author: Zigmister

DePaul Dodgeball #68 & NCDA Director of Officiating

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