About Us

Statpadders 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.

Jared Wolff, President of MBAA – Jared is a senior majoring in Sport Management. 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 of MBAA – Jack is a senior majoring in Sport Management and minoring in Entrepreneurship. Jack co-founded MBAA with Jared Wolff. He is from Oklahoma City and his favorite team is the Thunder.

Logan Rudman, Marketing Officer of MBAA – Logan is a senior majoring in Sport Management. He 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 of MBAA – Alex is a senior majoring in Sport Management and minoring in Entrepreneurship. He is from Pittsburgh, PA, and his favorite NBA team is (unfortunately) the New York Knicks.

Mitchell Watsky, Treasurer of MBAA- Mitchell is a senior majoring in Business. He is from Michigan and his favorite NBA team is the Detroit Pistons.

Tyler Riese, Secretary of MBAA – Tyler is a senior majoring in Psychology. He serves as the Executive Secretary for MBAA. He 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.

Ethan Perlmutter, Editor-in-Chief – Ethan is a freshman 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.

Bill Yang, Website Admin & WriterBill is a Sophomore studying Computer Science. His favorite team is the Houston Rockets. 

Michael Regan, Lead Writer – Michael is a freshman from Wisconsin. Bucks in Six.

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

Nabil Chamra, Writer – Nabil is a freshman. 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 freshman in the College of Engineering studying Computer Science. His favorite team is the Detroit Pistons.

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

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

Joey DiCresce, Writer – Joey is a freshman 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.