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Big East Basketball Statistical Leaders: Kevin Jones Leads In Scoring, Darius Johnson-Odom Now 2nd

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After another week of Big East conference basketball play, West Virginia's Kevin Jones remains at the top of the scoring and rebounding list. Marquette's Darius Johnson-Odom moved into second place on the scoring list this week while Cleveland Melvin fell from second to third in scoring.

The No. 1 Syracuse Orange are now leading the conference in points per possession offense and defense. The Orange continue to lead the Big East in turnover margin. Despite a six-game losing streak, Pitt is leading the conference in rebound margin and is still second in points per possession offense.

Overall Non-Conference Record 2011-2012: 153-45 (.773), Vs. Top 25: 8-13 (.381).

Record Against Power Conferences (39-35, .527):
ACC: 6-2
Atlantic 10: 9-5
Big Ten: 1-4
Big 12: 4-7
Conference USA: 5-3
Missouri Valley: 1-2
Mountain West: 0-0
Pac-12: 3-1
SEC: 10-9
West Coast: 0-2

Now for Individual leaders:

Scoring
Rank Player Team Points Per Game
1. Kevin Jones West Virginia 20.1
2. Darius Johnson-Odom Marquette 18.1
3. Cleveland Melvin DePaul 18.0
Rebounds
Rank Player Team Rebounds Per Game
1. Kevin Jones West Virginia 11.6
2. Herb Pope Seton Hall 10.6
3. Gorgui Dieng Louisville 9.3
Assists
Rank Player Team Assists Per Game
1. Jordan Theodore Seton Hall 7.4
2. Vincent Council Providence 7.1
3. Shabazz Napier Connecticut 6.2
Steals
Rank Player Team Steals Per Game
1. Fuquan Edwin Seton Hall 3.0
2. Russ Smith Louisville 2.4
3t Dion Waiters Syracuse 2.3
3t Jordan Theodore Seton Hall 2.3
Blocks
Rank Player Team Blocks Per Game
1. Gorgui Dieng Louisville 3.3
2. Fabricio Melo Syracuse 2.8
3. Andre Drummond Connecticut 2.6

Now for the team leaders:

Points/Possession
Rank Team Points Per Possession
1. Syracuse 1.146
2. Pittsburgh 1.105
3. Connecticut 1.082
Points/Possession Defense
Rank Team Points Per Possession
1. Syracuse .858
2. Louisville .865
3. Cincinnati .880
Free Throws
Rank Team Free Throw Percentage
1. Villanova 75.8
2. Notre Dame 71.5
3. Georgetown 71.2
Rebound Margin
Rank Team Rebound Margin
1. Pittsburgh +10.9
2. West Virginia +6.1
3. Connecticut +6.0
Turnover Margin
Rank Team Turnover Margin
1. Syracuse +7.37
2. Cincinnati +5.33
3. DePaul +4.12