March 20, 2011
A 17-slice pie chart is a bit excessive
The commentary included with the pie chart below is fantastic, but the pie chart is absolutely horrible.
A simple bar char is much more effective. With the bar chart, it’s so much easier to see just how favored Ohio State is to win the tournament. Also, there’s no color legend, therefore you’re not tempted to assume the colors mean something.
With the bar chart, I can clearly see that Florida and UNC are way overrated and Texas is way underrated (the seeds are in parentheses).