Jeff Sagarin is an American sports statistician known for his development of a method for ranking and rating sports teams in a variety of sports. His ratings have been a regular feature in the USA Today sports section since 1985, have been used by the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee to help determine the participants in the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship tournament since 1984, and were part of the college football Bowl Championship Series throughout its history from 1998 to 2014.
- ↑ USA Today Jeff Sagarin's page
- ↑ West, Brady T. (2008) "A Simple and Flexible Rating Method for Predicting Success in the NCAA Basketball Tournament: Updated Results from 2007," Script error Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports: Vol. 4 : Iss. 2, Article 8. doi:10.2202/1559-0410.1099 (Sec. 2.2)
- ↑ Official BCS Website: Standings