Players Ken Pomeroy Is Going to Love in the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

Posted by Kerry Miller on May-3-2016 Add Comments

Josh Hart finished the 2015-16 season ranked fifth in the KenPom.com Player of the Year (kPOY) standings, and that makes him the early favorite to top the list of players Ken Pomeroy's metrics will adore in this coming season.

In attempting to simplify Pomeroy's complex (and top-secret) formula for the kPOY standings, we noticed a handful of common threads among top-10 finishers:

  • Player was used on at least 25 percent of possessions when on the floor and was responsible for at least 25 percent of field-goal attempts taken when on the floor.
  • More often than not, player was on the court for more than 30 minutes per game.
  • Player attempted a minimum of 170 free t...

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