Month: September 2010

  • Week 5 iahsaa.org notes

    Around Iowa Prep Gridirons – Week 5, 2010 September 25 (Released by the IHSAA and written from current history as well as from media and coach’s reports) WINNING STREAKS GROW: Iowa City, City High and St. Albert, Council Bluffs made it 19th straight wins and Armstrong-Ringsted upped its current win streak to 14 games, for […]

  • Playoff winner’s ranking in week 5

    Example: The winner of the 2009 4A championship (09) finished was ranked #2 in week 5. 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 4A 1 2 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 3A 3 11 3 3 2 1 8 14 3 1 2A 1 4 4 3 3 1 […]

  • Week 5 notes: CB Lincoln and Dowling

    > Why is CB AL #1? > Why is Dowling #2? These weekend games have really had big effects on the computer model: 9/24 SE Polk 23 @ Dowling 24 9/24 Johnston 42 @ Indianola 7 9/24 Ankeny 14 @ Urbandale 12 Please let me skip a lot of reasonable statements, and just say the […]

  • Week 5 Rankings

    Week 5 rankings are now posted: http://ia.bcmoorerankings.com/fb/2010/week5/ Notes: 1. Class 3A-8 rankings are unbiased, 100% this year’s scores. 2. Class 4A rankings use regional-parity bias: average of teams in western Iowa = average of teams in MVC = average of teams in MAC.

  • weeks 0 – 4 predictions

    I’ve done some work in the off-season to improve that quality of week 1 to week 3 predictions. In these weeks there are not enough connections between the teams for an unbiased model. Thus some sort of bias needs to be introduced to be able to compare all teams. The best bias discovered so far […]