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Applied Data Science graduate student Demi Johnson stands courtside at the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis

Sports Analytics grad student calls stats for March Madness

April 13, 2021

Demi JohnsonDemi Johnson played basketball as an undergraduate and now studies sports analytics at the School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI as a graduate student. Recently she had a unique opportunity to put all her knowledge to work as a live stats caller at the mens’ NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis.

Johnson was at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum located on the state fair grounds for the first two rounds of the tournament. Her job was to watch the court during play and feed information to the stats recorder seated next to her.

In between games, Johnson shared her story on the School of Informatics and Computing Instagram account. She was also interviewed by WRTV and for JagNews.

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