Boys Basketball Ratings

Boys Basketball Ratings

There are 2 comments on the Hartford Courant story from Jan 22, 2008, titled Boys Basketball Ratings. In it, Hartford Courant reports that:

LW: 2 2. Trinity Catholic-Stamford : Tevin Baskin & Co. top Norwalk and Fairfield Ludlowe to stay atop FCIAC.

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Poll Stalker

Putnam, CT

#1 Jan 28, 2008
How is EO Smith 19th in the poll at 7-4? Two of their losses are to Windham (11-2) and Windham doesn't even get a mention in the top 20???
Nolan Kelly

United States

#2 Jan 28, 2008
Poll Stalker wrote:
How is EO Smith 19th in the poll at 7-4? Two of their losses are to Windham (11-2) and Windham doesn't even get a mention in the top 20???
What does that tell ya, huh? There's NO WAY a team that has lost twice to another team should be ranked higher. I stopped paying attention to these things a few years ago for an almost indentical scenario as the one you just wrote. When you get biased humans influencing these polls, they're meaningless. Feed the numbers in a computer and let the results speak for themselves. Humans ruin everything.

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