R Dataset / Package Stat2Data / FinalFourLong

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the FinalFourLong data set which pertains to FinalFourLong. The FinalFourLong data set is found in the Stat2Data R package. You can load the FinalFourLong data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("FinalFourLong"). This will load the data into a variable called FinalFourLong. If R says the FinalFourLong data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Stat2Data") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the FinalFourLong R data set. The size of this file is about 19,351 bytes.


FinalFourLong

Description

NCAA Final Four by seed - long version

Format

A dataset with 2048 observations on the following 3 variables.

Year Year 1979-2010
Seed Seed in NCAA men's basketball tournament: 1 to 16
Final4 1=made Final Four or 0=did not make Final Four

Details

Each year 64 college teams are selected for the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball tournament, with 16 teams placed in each of four regions. Within each region the teams are seeded from 1 to 16, with the (presumed) best team as the 1 seed and the (presumed) weakest team as the 16 seed; this practice of seeding teams began in 1979 for the NCAA tournament. Only one team from each region (so four teams each year) advances to the Final Four. This dataset has a row (case) for each team in the NCAA Divisoin I Men's Basketball tournament from 1979 to 2010 along with its seed and an indicator for whether the team made the Final Four that year.

Source

Final Four teams and their seed can be found at http://www.championshiphistory.com/ncaahoops.php.

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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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Attachment Size
dataset-90163.csv 18.9 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0