Big East Basketball Statistical Leaders: Kevin Jones Leads In Scoring, Rebounding For Another Week

MORGANTOWN, WV - JANUARY 7: Kevin Jones #5 of the West Virginia Mountaineers takes a shot during a college basketball game against the Georgetown Hoyas on January 7, 2012 at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, West Virginia. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

After another week of basketball you shouldn't be surprised that West Virginia's Kevin Jones remains at the top of the standings in the Big East in scoring and rebounding. Darius Johnson-Odom from Marquette moved back into the second slot in scoring while Cleveland Melvin from DePaul is back in third spot this week in scoring.

On the team side of things, Louisville regained the leading in points per possession defense this week while Georgetown slipped to second place. Syracuse remains the leader in points per possession offense and turnover margin. The Orange are 14th in the conference in rebound margin, while Pittsburgh at 4-9 in the league remains the leader in the category, although their number has come down dramatically since the beginning of the season.

Overall Non-Conference Record 2011-2012: 154-46 (.770), Vs. Top 25: 8-14 (.364).

Record Against Power Conferences (40-37, .519):
ACC: 6-3
Atlantic 10: 9-5
Big Ten: 1-4
Big 12: 4-7
Conference USA: 6-3
Missouri Valley: 1-2
Mountain West: 0-0
Pac-12: 3-1
SEC: 10-10
West Coast: 0-2

Now for Individual leaders:

Scoring
Rank Player Team Points Per Game
1. Kevin Jones West Virginia 20.6
2. Darius Johnson-Odom Marquette 18.4
3. Cleveland Melvin DePaul 18.1
Rebounds
Rank Player Team Rebounds Per Game
1. Kevin Jones West Virginia 11.2
2. Herb Pope Seton Hall 10.5
3. Yancy Gates Cincinnati 9.3
Assists
Rank Player Team Assists Per Game
1. Vincent Council Providence 7.4
2. Jordan Theodore Seton Hall 6.7
3. Peyton Siva Louisville 5.7
Steals
Rank Player Team Steals Per Game
1. Fuquan Edwin Seton Hall 3.0
2t Jae Crowder Marquette 2.3
2t Russ Smith Louisville 2.3
Blocks
Rank Player Team Blocks Per Game
1. Gorgui Dieng Louisville 3.2
2. Fabricio Melo Syracuse 3.1
3. Andre Drummond Connecticut 2.5

Now for the team leaders:

Points/Possession
Rank Team Points Per Possession
1. Syracuse 1.134
2. Pittsburgh 1.084
3. Marquette 1.069
Points/Possession Defense
Rank Team Points Per Possession
1. Louisville .881
2. Georgetown .886
3. Syracuse .888
Free Throws
Rank Team Free Throw Percentage
1. Villanova 75.9
2. Marquette 72.6
3. Notre Dame 71.7
Rebound Margin
Rank Team Rebound Margin
1. Pittsburgh +8.6
2. West Virginia +6.0
3t Georgetown +5.5
3t Villanova +5.5
Turnover Margin
Rank Team Turnover Margin
1. Syracuse +6.77
2. Marquette +4.08
3. Cincinnati +3.68
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