Luke Benz
Contributing Reporter
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BY THE NUMBERS: How mad was March?

The first week in April is one of the most exciting stretches on the sports calendar. It brings with it the first meaningful baseball games […]

BY THE NUMBERS: Yale heads to Ivy Madness

Just a month ago, there was a realistic chance that neither the Yale men’s nor women’s basketball team would finish in the top half of […]

BY THE NUMBERS: Ivy hoops enters home stretch

With midterms in full swing, it is easy to forget that the calendar soon changes to March, and spring break is just around the corner. […]

BY THE NUMBERS: Math to Ivy Madness

  This past Friday and Saturday marked the first of five straight weekends in which Ivy League men’s and women’s basketball teams would play back-to-back […]

BY THE NUMBERS: Ivy Basketball Analytics

The 2017-18 iteration of the Ivy League basketball season marks the second time that the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA tournament will be decided […]

BY THE NUMBERS: Replacing Makai Mason

Entering the season, expectations for the Yale men’s basketball team, and the Ivy League as a whole, were through the roof. The Bulldogs’ lineup would […]

BY THE NUMBERS: Ivy title race heats up

The results of last weekend’s Ancient Eight football games might have fans wondering if the term “Ivy Madness” should be extended from the hardwood to […]

BY THE NUMBERS: Ivy Football Quick Hits

As it nears the halfway point of the Ivy League season, the Yale football team has many reasons for excitement. Despite last week’s heartbreaking loss […]

How to win an Ivy League football championship

There are many reasons for the Yale football team to be excited coming into the 2017 season. The Elis ended the 2016 season by upsetting […]


Since the turn of the 21st century, baseball has been getting smarter. At the Major League level, baseball statistics, or sabermetrics, influence nearly every decision […]

BY THE NUMBERS: Ivy League lacrosse

With the arrival of spring sports comes an increased spotlight on lacrosse, so we at the Yale Undergraduate Sports Analytics Group built a model that […]