Basketball Analytics Summit


Watch the welcoming remarks from the 2015 Basketball Analytics Summit as well as highlights from the conference.

The SPEIA Basketball Analytics Summit is held on the beautiful campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Our mission is to engage with and explore the best practices of the leading basketball experts (professionals, students, and scholars) who love, research, and work in the discipline of performance (individual or team) and business analytics. Past sessions included: Fan Experience & Engagement, Individual Performance, Marketing/Ticketing, Sport Science, and Entrepreneurship in Analytics. In addition, undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to participate in the NBA Analytics Case Competition.

The 4th annual Summit will be held on September 14-15, 2017.

Past speaker attendees include: John Skipper, president of ESPN, Ken Pomeroy, and Dean Oliver.

Company sponsorship and representatives include Atlantic Coast Conference, Automated Insights, Catapult, Tandem Sports & Entertainment, SportsMedia Technology, SAP, ESPN, Inc., Wasserman Media Group, RTI International, NBA Charlotte Hornets, The Greatest Fan, SAS Institute Inc., Zebra Technologies, and The Parrish Group, LLC.


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Fran Fraschilla (ESPN), Dr. Mike Clark (Fusionetics), Dr. Claudio Battaglini (UNC professor), Dr. Eric Clark (UVA surgeon), and Gary McCoy (Catapult)


Dean Oliver (NBA Sacramento Kings), Gabe Farkas (NBA San Antonio Spurs), Fran Fraschilla (ESPN), Dr. Kirk Goldsberry (Writer & Harvard Professor), and AJ Meyer (Notre Dame) share a smile during a session break.


Analytics Case Competition (Sponsored by the NBA Charlotte Hornets) winners: Ben Coons, Jeff Duretsky, Panagiotis Papadapoulos, and Michael Bouscher


Summit Team member, Jeff Battle, shoots with a 94Fifty ( ball during a session break.


Dr. Stroman, Bryce Parrish (Kenan-Flagler MBA student and BAS Director), and amazing student execution team pose for the camera.


Carol Stiff, VP of Multimedia Strategy & Integration (ESPN) stops for a chat before her powerful and engaging presentation.

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