Stat Padders

The Official Site of the Michigan Basketball Analytics Association

About Us

Stat Padders is a website owned and operated by the Michigan Basketball Analytics Association (MBAA), University of Michigan’s only club dedicated to basketball analytics. This site will stand as an outlet for all things basketball. Opinion pieces, pregame previews and postgame reports, in-depth statistical analyses and more.

Michael Regan, President – Michael is a sophomore from Wisconsin. Bucks in Six.

Ethan Perlmutter, Vice President – Ethan is a sophomore in the College of Engineering. He is from Demarest, NJ, and his favorite NBA team is the New Jersey Nets, but he’ll settle for Brooklyn.

Robert Banas, Treasurer – Robert is a junior from Troy, Michigan. He is studying business and his favorite team is the Detroit Pistons.

Josh Gordon, Secretary –  Josh is a sophomore from Massachusetts. He is studying mathematics and statistics. His favorite team is the Boston Celtics.

Charlie Logan, Research Team Leader – Charlie is a junior studying information analysis and computer science. He thinks Jayson Tatum will win MVP one day.  

Bill Yang, WriterBill is a junior studying Computer Science. His favorite team is the Houston Rockets.

Nabil Chamra, Writer – Nabil is a sophomore. His favorite team is the Detroit Pistons, and his favorite team that isn’t the Pistons is the Utah Jazz

Noah McCreery, Writer – Noah is a sophomore in the College of Engineering studying Computer Science. His favorite team is the Detroit Pistons.

Garrett McPhillips, Writer – Garrett is a sophomore in the College of Engineering studying Computer Science and minoring in Statistics. Trust the Process.

Joey DiCresce, Writer – Joey is a sophomore from Michigan and his favorite team is the Detroit Pistons. He’s an avid supporter of tanking, not giving role players big contracts, the spread pick and roll, and letting high schoolers go straight to the NBA.

Former Leadership

Jared Wolff, President – Jared co-founded MBAA with Jack Trachtenberg. He is the leader of the Mitchell Robinson fan club and the world’s most optimistic Knicks fan.

Jack Trachtenberg, Vice President – Jack co-founded MBAA with Jared Wolff. He is from Oklahoma City and his favorite team is the Thunder.

Logan Rudman, Marketing Officer – Logan is a fair-weather Knicks fan, large in part to the short tenure of Phil Jackson. He is near certain that RJ Barrett will be the next James Harden.

Alex Goldstein, Marketing Officer – Alex is from Pittsburgh, PA, and his favorite NBA team is (unfortunately) the New York Knicks.

Mitchell Watsky, Treasurer- Mitchell is from Michigan and his favorite NBA team is the Detroit Pistons.

Tyler Riese, Secretary – Tyler is a lifelong Knicks fan and still one of the only people who believes Frank Ntilikina will one day be an above average NBA player.

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