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Crunchy Numbers: Championship Week edition

Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 4:44 PM
NEW YORK - Greetings from Madison Square Garden, where as you know by now I'm live-blogging today's Big East Tournament action. While we have time between games, here's the latest edition of Crunchy Numbers. Thoughts on what you see here? Read more

Crunchy Numbers: Why Villanova fans should back away from the ledge

Tuesday, March 1, 2011, 10:17 PM
Now that it's March, I'd like to take a bit of a different approach towards our weekly stats roundup. Specifically, I'd like to tell Villanova fans to back away from the ledge and breathe. Despite the mass outbreak of paranoid hysteria on Lancaster Ave., I find it very hard to believe that the Wildcats... Read more

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Tuesday, February 22, 2011, 5:01 PM
Time for our weekly look at statistical highs and lows across the City Six. Drexel - The Dragons' defense allows the sixth-lowest effective field goal percentage in the country, but their offense's effective field goal percentage produced is ranked No. 312. - Daryl McCoy is ranked No. 18 nationally... Read more

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Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 9:43 PM
First of all, a disclaimer: I wrote the bulk of this post during last night's games. I have updated the records and the rankings in the two tables to reflect those results. The team and individual performance statistics, however, remain just based on results through Tuesday. Also, a reminder that... Read more

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Tuesday, February 8, 2011, 4:52 PM
Before we get to this week's stats roundup, ESPN just announced that Dick Vitale will not be part of the broadcast team for Saturday night's big Villanova-Pittsburgh game at the Pavilion. Vitale will instead be at the Ohio State-Wisconsin game. Jay Bilas, who is part of ESPN's 'College GameDay' crew... Read more

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Tuesday, February 1, 2011, 8:33 PM
Now that we're in February, I though it would be a good idea to switch our focus from individual accomplishments to postseason résumés. So I've put together a list of each local team's major wins and losses so far this season. Obviously the wins are weighted towards Temple and Villanova... Read more

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 3:59 PM
Drexel - The Dragons' defense gives up the second fewest offensive rebounds per 100 possessions in the nation, but that same unit is ranked 337th nationally in turnovers forced per 100 possessions. - Two players are ranked in the top 30 of individual defensive rebounding percentage: Daryl McCoy at... Read more

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011, 9:02 PM
Before we get to the weekly stats roundup, there is breaking news: Christian Standhardinger will not be transferring to La Salle. The move was announced this morning, but in the evening La Salle put out a statement saying it would not happen. “Christian has recently been made aware of a personal... Read more

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 8:40 PM
As I did last week, here's a sampling of interesting stats about each of the local teams. All numbers and definitions come from Ken Pomeroy, and are as of Tuesday night. Drexel - The Dragons rank third in the nation in offensive rebounding percentage given up, and 332nd in free throw percentage... Read more

Crunchy Numbers: Highs and lows so far this season

Tuesday, January 4, 2011, 2:18 PM
To give this week's post a little more spice, here are some notable facts and figures about each team so far this season. Drexel - The Dragons rank 107th in the nation in three-point percentage made, and No. 1 in the country in three-point percentage defense. - Chris Fouch ranks 24th in the nation... Read more
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