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Carleton Launches Basketball Analytics Internship

If you were to look inside the gym bag of the head coach of a professional basketball team, you might be surprised what you found.

The staples of freshly pumped basketballs, an assortment of towels and a sleek pair of running shoes, sure, but clipboards and paperback playbooks have long since been replaced by high-powered computers running advanced big data analysis programs to help a team excel in the game, in the stadium and in the training room.

The data analyst is a pro sports team’s new all-star.

Read the full story at Carleton's Newsroom.