Date of Award

Summer 8-9-2018

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Matthew Baker

Second Advisor

Ingmar Nyman

Academic Program Adviser

Randy Filer


This paper examines the relationship between race and performance in terms of one of the highest forms of efficiency in basketball, field goal percentage, based on college statistics, with regard to draft position, career earnings and NBA win shares.



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