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NCAA Tournament brackets: Strength in numbers

For the past nine years, three Furman University mathematics professors, Liz Bouzarth, John Harris and Kevin Hutson, have built a reputation as national experts on predicting upsets in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. They work...

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Furman math professors help model NCAA Bracket Busters

Once again, math professors Liz Bouzarth, John Harris '91 and Kevin Hutson have modeled the math that powers the prognostications of college basketball journalists for the NCAA men's basketball tournament. The Athletic says the Paladin...

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How ‘Slingshot’ will find March upsets, Cinderellas and underdogs

How do you take down a giant? With a slingshot, of course. Peter Keating and his colleague Jordan Brenner have analyzed NCAA Tournament upsets for more than a decade with their ESPN.com series Giant Killers....

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