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by LSQRANK
Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:30 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Boys MSHSL Computer Ratings for Jan 27, 2020 by SportSoft (LSQRANK)
Replies: 0
Views: 267

Boys MSHSL Computer Ratings for Jan 27, 2020 by SportSoft (LSQRANK)

Minnesota Boys HS Hockey Top 40 "Division 1" Jan 27, 2020 LSQRANK State Tier Score Team LG SEC CLS GP (WW-LL-TT) Sxx Qxx ====================================================================================================================== 1 MN HS 1000.0000 Andover(MN) MSHSL 7 AA 19 (15- 3- 1) 0.00...
by LSQRANK
Fri Jan 24, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: MN HS Computerized Ratings by SportSoft: Jan 24, 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 194

MN HS Computerized Ratings by SportSoft: Jan 24, 2020

Below is another way to look at the Boys data. Keep smiling - Doc Minnesota Boys HS Hockey Top 40 "Division 1" Jan 24, 2020 LSQRANK State Tier Score Team LG SEC CLS GP (WW-LL-TT) =========================================================================================================== 1 MN HS 1000....
by LSQRANK
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:22 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Computer Ratings for Jan 20, 2020 by SportSoft (LSQRANK)
Replies: 3
Views: 419

Re: Computer Ratings for Jan 20, 2020 by SportSoft (LSQRANK)

901 CO HS 980.8133 ColoradoAcademy CHSAAHL 0 A 7 ( 1- 6- 0) 902 IN HS 980.7783 HamiltonSoutheastern(B) ISHSHA 0 A 35 (11-20- 4) 903 MO HS 980.7665 LutheranSouth MSCHA 0 A 18 ( 4-11- 3) 904 CA HS 980.7170 Placentia-YorbaLinda CAHSHL 0 A 19 ( 9- 9- 1) 905 ID HS 980.6834 BoiseKnights IDHSHL 0 A 10 ( 1...
by LSQRANK
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:22 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Computer Ratings for Jan 20, 2020 by SportSoft (LSQRANK)
Replies: 3
Views: 419

Re: Computer Ratings for Jan 20, 2020 by SportSoft (LSQRANK)

601 TN HS 986.3911 FatherRyan GNASHL 0 A 17 (11- 3- 3) 602 IL HS 986.3810 BrotherRice(IL) ILSHSL 0 A 22 ( 4-17- 1) 603 MB HS 986.3773 MordenCollegiate MBHSAA 0 A 28 (12-16- 0) 604 MB HS 986.3701 Kelvin MBHSAA 0 A 24 ( 7-17- 0) 605 MI HS 986.3580 MonroeStMaryCatholicCentral MIHSHL 24 D3 15 ( 6- 9- 0...
by LSQRANK
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:21 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Computer Ratings for Jan 20, 2020 by SportSoft (LSQRANK)
Replies: 3
Views: 419

Re: Computer Ratings for Jan 20, 2020 by SportSoft (LSQRANK)

301 SD HS 989.9199 Brookings SDSHSL 0 A 10 ( 8- 1- 1) 302 MI HS 989.9069 LivoniaChurchill MIHSHL 23 D3 15 ( 7- 7- 1) 303 OH HS 989.9029 UniversitySchoolCleveland OSHSHL 0 A 21 ( 9-10- 2) 304 MN HS 989.8754 HenrySibley MSHSL 4 A 17 ( 5-11- 1) 305 MI HS 989.8565 Davison MIHSHL 12 D2 13 ( 8- 5- 0) 306...
by LSQRANK
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Computer Ratings for Jan 20, 2020 by SportSoft (LSQRANK)
Replies: 3
Views: 419

Computer Ratings for Jan 20, 2020 by SportSoft (LSQRANK)

Added more leagues in the mix. CDH saw a significant jump up based on their last handful of games. Enjoy - Doc Western HS Boys Hockey [Include State/Prov] (NO,MN,IA,MO,AR, MB,ND,SD,NE,KS,OK, MT,WY,CO,NM ID,UT,AZ,NV,CA, WI,IL,MI,IN,OH,KY,TN) The remaining states & USA/CAN Prep schools & USA_18U_AAA w...
by LSQRANK
Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Upper Midwest HS Hockey Ratings/Rankings: JAN/05/2020
Replies: 6
Views: 1000

Upper Midwest HS Hockey Ratings/Rankings: JAN/05/2020

Blake moves up with a couple of good wins against quality opponents Next week I'll try to incorporate ILL, IND, Ohio & Mich Upper Midwest HS Boys Hockey (MN,MB,ND,SD,WI) Jan 05, 2020 Least squares computer rankings compute the best fitting ("elevation") model based on the score differentials of all ...
by LSQRANK
Mon Dec 30, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Rankings for Dec.30, 2019 by SportSoft (LSQRANK)
Replies: 0
Views: 691

Rankings for Dec.30, 2019 by SportSoft (LSQRANK)

Least squares computer rankings compute the best fitting ("elevation") model based on the score differentials of all games played. Changes in the sub-networks such as the Minnesota HSHL can have subtle effects in connecting networks such as both the Wisconsin Prep HSHL and North Dakota HSHL because ...
by LSQRANK
Mon Dec 23, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: KRACH?
Replies: 4
Views: 1119

Re: KRACH?

I sure hope so. It is such a more rigorous methodology than the QRF gibberish. Would love to see the KRACH data... Agreed...the QRF is ridiculous, and yet, it is used for ceding by some.... If you want a free version of SportSoft , just send me an email msg and I'll email you the links to the insta...
by LSQRANK
Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: AA Rankings for 12/22/19
Replies: 55
Views: 7038

Re: AA Rankings for 12/22/19

-Cretin has certainly benefited from beating up on some weak teams, and the Benilde win may be more of a statement on Benilde's current state of affairs than anything about the Raiders. That said, they are beating teams they should beat by solid margins, and PS2 seems to like them. Saw the CDH vs B...
by LSQRANK
Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Upper Midwest HS Hockey Ratings/Rankings: 12/22/2019
Replies: 2
Views: 722

Upper Midwest HS Hockey Ratings/Rankings: 12/22/2019

Upper Midwest HS Boys Hockey Dec 22, 2019 LSQRANK State Tier Score Team LG SEC CLS GP (WW-LL-TT) =========================================================================================================== 1 MN HS 1000.0000 Andover MSHSL 7 AA 7 ( 6- 1- 0) 2 MN HS 999.8167 EdenPrairie MSHSL 2 AA 7 ( ...
by LSQRANK
Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Early season comparison of Computer Rating Algorithms 12/22/2019
Replies: 0
Views: 545

Early season comparison of Computer Rating Algorithms 12/22/2019

Below is a listing that compares two types of computer rating/ranking algorithms: Least Squares & KRACH used by SportsSoft The first column is the ranking positions. The second column is the results using a Least Squares Adjustment of all games played by a network of high school teams in the upper m...
by LSQRANK
Mon Dec 16, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Rankings for Dec.15, 2019 by SportSoft (KRACH & LSQRANK)
Replies: 0
Views: 555

Rankings for Dec.15, 2019 by SportSoft (KRACH & LSQRANK)

Boy Upper Midwest (MN,ND,SD,WI) Week No.4 Dec 16, 2019 LSQRANK State Tier Score Team LG SEC CLS GP (WW-LL-TT) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 MN HS 1000.0000 Hill-Murray MSHSL 4 AA 6 ( 6- 0- 0) 2 MN HS 999.4467 EdenPrairie M...
by LSQRANK
Thu Dec 12, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: AA Rankings for 12/8/19
Replies: 32
Views: 6933

Re: AA Rankings for 12/8/19

additional NCAA Teams 651 ______________ NCAA 859.5579 PugetSound 10 ( 6- 4- 0) 652 ______________ NCAA 859.4351 UMass-Dartmouth 10 ( 7- 3- 0) 653 SCIAC_________ NCAA 859.2829 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 10 ( 5- 5- 0) 654 ______________ NCAA 859.0256 Norwich 10 ( 5- 5- 0) 655 SAC___________ NAIA 858.7028...
by LSQRANK
Thu Dec 12, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: AA Rankings for 12/8/19
Replies: 32
Views: 6933

Re: AA Rankings for 12/8/19

The computer ranking season for the MN boy's high school season is nearly upon us. Typically, before the first computer-based rankings are computed, one would like to have at least five to seven games played per team in the books. For the Mn boys hockey season, SportSoft will compute ratings using b...
by LSQRANK
Sun Dec 23, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: 2018-19 Sportsoft Rankings - Updated (Dec 23): KRACH and LSQRANK
Replies: 0
Views: 907

2018-19 Sportsoft Rankings - Updated (Dec 23): KRACH and LSQRANK

Sportsoft Rankings: Dec 23, 2018 Region: Upper Midwest; MN, MB, ND, SD, WI, IL Age Group: Girls High School KRACH = Implementation of the Bradley-Terry Model : Method of Paired Comparisons LSQRANK = Least Squares Adjustment of Observation Equations (RAW SCORES) Google Drive Link to Sportsoft User M...
by LSQRANK
Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: 2018-19 Sportsoft Rankings - Updated (Dec 16)
Replies: 1
Views: 592

Re: 2018-19 Sportsoft Rankings - Updated (Dec 16)

Here the data sorted by state ... Sportsoft Rankings: Dec 16, 2018 Region: Upper Midwest; MN, MB, ND, SD, WI, IL Age Group: Girls High School KRACH = Implementation of the Bradley-Terry Model : Method of Paired Comparisons LSQRANK = Least Squares Adjustment of Observation Equations (RAW SCORES) Goog...
by LSQRANK
Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: 2018-19 Sportsoft Rankings - Updated (Dec 16)
Replies: 1
Views: 592

2018-19 Sportsoft Rankings - Updated (Dec 16)

Interesting comparison using Overall Midwest rankings between Least Squares vs KRACH methods The KRACH algorithm heavily favorers raw win/loss records which would explain Aberdeen, SD and Eau Claire Area teams being so highly ranked against MN HS teams. When you sort the teams by state, then the ord...
by LSQRANK
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: 2018-19 Sportsoft Rankings - Updated 12/11/2018
Replies: 0
Views: 989

2018-19 Sportsoft Rankings - Updated 12/11/2018

First Rankings of the 2018-19 season for Upper Midwest Girls HS Hockey The KRACH ranking profile was performed on MN, WI & ND games to date The LSQRank profile was performed on MN, MB, ND, SD, WI & IL games to date using RAW game scores Explanations of both KRACH & LSQRANK software implementations c...
by LSQRANK
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: Download Sports Team Rating Software: KRACH & LSQRANK
Replies: 1
Views: 699

Re: Download Sports Team Rating Software: KRACH & LSQRANK

FYI: The free demo mode defaults to a maximum league/network size of 10 teams. The BASIC license sells for $150 and allows up to 150 teams per league/network in an Adjustment processing run. The PRO license sells for $250 and allows up to 4096 teams per league/network in an Adjustment processing run...
by LSQRANK
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Download Sports Team Rating Software: KRACH & LSQRANK
Replies: 1
Views: 441

Re: Download Sports Team Rating Software: KRACH & LSQRANK

FYI: The free demo mode defaults to a maximum league/network size of 10 teams. The BASIC license sells for $150 and allows up to 150 teams per league/network in an Adjustment processing run. The PRO license sells for $250 and allows up to 4096 teams per league/network in an Adjustment processing run...
by LSQRANK
Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Download Sports Team Rating Software: KRACH & LSQRANK
Replies: 1
Views: 441

Download Sports Team Rating Software: KRACH & LSQRANK

Sports Team Rating Software called SPORTSOFT is now available for download at the following Google Drive links: Users Manual: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yt-LfT6OwLCsIGJflGHOtfA0UBro39GF/view?usp=sharing or https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327434029_SPORTS_TEAM_RATING_SOFTWARE_KRACH_and...
by LSQRANK
Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: Download Sports Team Rating Software: KRACH & LSQRANK
Replies: 1
Views: 699

Download Sports Team Rating Software: KRACH & LSQRANK

Sports Team Rating Software called SPORTSOFT is now available for download at the following Google Drive links: Users Manual: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yt-LfT6OwLCsIGJflGHOtfA0UBro39GF/view?usp=sharing or https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327434029_SPORTS_TEAM_RATING_SOFTWARE_KRACH_and...
by LSQRANK
Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: Demographics of Women's Hockey viewed from a Ratings Perspective
Replies: 0
Views: 789

Demographics of Women's Hockey viewed from a Ratings Perspective

The demographics of women's ice hockey played in North America can be explored in many ways by categorizing several of its attributes that describe who plays hockey, where they play it and how many people are involved. Hand in hand with these questions is the analysis of game score data that uses th...
by LSQRANK
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: Has the running time protocol outlived its usefulness...
Replies: 6
Views: 1617

Running time (in my opinion) is to lessen the length of time that players, coaches and crowd suffer during a lop sided game. There are so many silly things that can happen in a 7-0 game and we all know what they are. Shortening the game to help avoid these is a good thing. I don't think it was ever...