Is experience an important factor for success college basketball? Use the Experience Tracker to analyze team experience and performance across the NCAA, within a specific conference, or on a team-by-team basis.

NCAA Summary | Team Summary |

To help analyze the impact of experience I compute an "experience per minute". This is the sum of minutes each player plays multipled by their class year (Freshmen = 1, Sophomore = 2, Junior = 3, and Senior = 4) divided by the total team minutes. A number approaching 4 indicates a team playing mostly seniors and juniors whereas a number approaching 1 indicates a team of mostly freshmen and sophomores.

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Top 10 Least Experienced Teams
AvgTeamConferenceWLPctRPI
1.47 BinghamtonAmerica East1130.071344
1.67 Central ArkansasSouthland0100.000345
1.69 DelawareCAA0100.000342
1.70 USCPac-12740.636111
1.72 VanderbiltSEC830.727134
1.76 NiagaraMAAC180.111194
1.81 StetsonAtlantic Sun3100.231333
1.84 KentuckySEC1201.0001
1.90 Seton HallBig East920.81826
1.93 Virginia TechACC740.636269
Top 10 Most Experienced Teams
AvgTeamConferenceWLPctRPI
3.52 North Carolina CentralMEAC950.64388
3.45 Idaho StateBig Sky390.250341
3.43 HartfordAmerica East750.583211
3.42 RadfordBig South840.667110
3.41 Alabama StateSWAC350.375223
3.38 Boston CollegeACC640.600156
3.36 Colorado StateMountain West1201.00015
3.35 St. John'sBig East1010.90920
3.31 Kent StateMAC830.727145
3.31 ColgatePatriot390.250308

Complete List of Teams

Below is a scatter plot of every team. The Y-axis is the team winning percentage and the X-axis is the average class year per minute. This shows a fairly even distribution of winning percentage across class year per minute.

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