statistics KU Professor's New Model Predicts March Madness Results, And Head Of The Kansas Democratic Party By Steve Kraske & Coy Dugger • Mar 15, 2017 Phil Roeder / Wikimedia Commons Warning: you may want to change your March Madness brackets. We speak with the Kansas University professor who has developed a model to statistically predict the Final Four in the NCAA tournament. Then, we meet John Gibson, the new chairman of the Democratic Party in Kansas, and find out what makes him hopeful for his party in such a red state. Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played & Games Are Won By Stephen Steigman, Steve Kraske, Kathleen Pointer & Danie Alexander • Apr 2, 2012 The final dance of this college basketball season is tonight. Fans everywhere are counting on their team to pull off the big win in New Orleans.