Tuesday, January 15, 2008

UCLA Superlative Statistics



By Bruin Basketball Report


College basketball fans are familiar with published statistics such
as rebounds, assists, points scored, and field goal and free throw
percentage as a marker of a player's performance and contribution to
his team.


Those
who follow UCLA Bruins basketball and know the value Head Coach Ben Howland
places on hustle, toughness, and performance under pressure will
appreciate a separate set of statistics kept by the Bruin coaching staff, a set of numbers
referred to as "Superlative Statistics".


Charges Taken
1. Alfred Aboya - 8
2. Lorenzo Mata-Real - 5
3. Kevin Love - 2
3. Darren Collison  - 2
4. Four tied with - 1
UCLA 21, Opponents 16


Dives For Loose Balls
1. Russell Westbrook - 9
2. Luc Richard Mbah a Moute - 8
3. Kevin Love - 6
4. Four tied with - 5
UCLA 46, Opponents 31


Second Chance Points
1. Kevin Love - 70
2. Luc Richard Mbah a Moute - 47
3. Lorenzo Mata-Real - 29
4. Darren Collison - 17
5. Josh Shipp  - 15
UCLA 208, Opponents 141


Points in the Paint
1. Kevin Love - 134
2. Russell Westbrook- 82
3. Luc Richard Mbah a Moute - 78
4. Josh Shipp  - 74
5. Darren Collison - 48
UCLA 516 Opponents 342


3-PT Plays Attempted/Made (the "old" fashion way)
1. Kevin Love - 16/13
2. Russell Westbrook - 8/5
3. Josh Shipp - 5/4
3. Darren Collison - 5/4
3. Luc Richard Mbah a Moute - 5/4
UCLA 39/30, Opponents 14/11


FT% Last Four Minutes in Game (more than 4 attempts)
1. Josh Shipp - 8 of 8 (1.000)
2. Russell Westbrook - 9 of 10 (.900)
3. Kevin Love - 10 of 13 (.769)
4  Darren Collison - 5 of 7 (.714)
5. Luc Richard Mbah a Moute 3 of 6 (.500)
5. Lorenzo Mata-Real 3 of 6 (.500)
UCLA 40 of 54 (.741), Opponents 19 of 23 (.826)


Control the Tip
1. Kevin Love - 4 of 5 (.800)
2. Alfred Aboya - 7 of 10 (.700)
3. Luc Richard Mbah a Moute 0 of 1 (.000)
UCLA 11 of 16 (.688), Opponents 5 of 16 (.312)



Source: UCLA Athletic Department (through 1/12/07)


(photo credit: J Rosenfeld)

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5 Comments:

At Jan 16, 2008, 12:47:00 AM, Anonymous Justin said...

I love these stats. Thanks.

 
At Jan 16, 2008, 9:36:00 AM, Anonymous Bare Gunner said...

Good Stuff! Love that Dive-For-Loose-Ball stat!!!

 
At Jan 16, 2008, 9:41:00 AM, Anonymous BruinFan said...

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At Jan 16, 2008, 10:06:00 AM, Anonymous Brew In said...

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At Jan 16, 2008, 12:51:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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