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Baltimore high school analytics club helps get Marvin Webster into college basketball hall of fame

Baltimore high school analytics club helps get Marvin Webster into college basketball hall of fame

Former Edmondson and Morgan State basketball star Marvin Webster will be posthumously inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame as part of its eight-member 2018 class, with some of the thanks owed to current Edmondson High students who formed a Sports Analytics Club this year to help build his case.

The students researched Webster's career, put it into modern, compelling statistical context using the guidance of institutions such as Morgan State, MIT and the Washington Wizards, and submitted a successful case study that helped earn "The Human Eraser" this honor.

“It's very unique,” said Reggie Minton, chair of the Hall of Fame’s selection...

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