Notre Dame vs Louisville

Another Thursday night and another great women’s basketball matchup. The Irish have lost just once, to UConn, and Louisville is unbeaten. I think the biggest stats to watch tonight will be rebounding and free throws. Notre Dame has dominated their opponents in both categories while Louisville has held just a slight edge here. In fact…

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Pace of Play

I got a number of questions from the points per possession post a couple of weeks ago about the number of possessions per game. So, let’s take a look at that today as well as how that translates to actual time. First, let’s talk about pace of play. Pace of play takes into account not…

DEE-FENSE!

This week let’s take a look at a couple of defensive stats: Steal Percentage and Block Percentage. Let’s start with the definitions. Steal percentage is the percentage of opponent possessions that end in a steal. Block percentage is the percentage of two-point shots blocked by a team. Two things to note on block percentage: 1.…