PSU Efficiency: Not How, But How Many

PSU Efficiency: Not How, But How Many

One benefit of so many fouls? Better efficiency numbers.

 

Here's one of the few times all night there were consecutive possessions with no fouls called:

I'll have more season-to-date info in the morning, but here are this game's efficiency statistics, greatly impacted by the 52 fouls (yes, 52 fouls) whistled by the Ed Hightower-led officiating crew.

  • Illinois PPP: 0.98
  • Illinois eFG%: 47.6%
  • Illinois TO%: 16.9%
  • Illinois Offensive Rebound%: 20.7%

 

  • Penn State PPP: 0.97
  • Penn State eFG%: 52.1%
  • Penn State TO%: 26.4% (biggest difference in the game)
  • Penn State Offensive Rebound%: 36.7%

This one shouldn't change the Illini's season-to-date stats too much, though it might bump them down a few spots in the offensive PPP rankings.

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