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Big East Basketball Statistical Leaders: West Virginia's Kevin Jones And Darryl Bryant Are First And Third In Scoring

After another week of Big East action, West Virginia now has two players in the top three in scoring in the league: Kevin Jones and Darryl Bryant. Jones retained his lead in scoring and rebounding. Bryant moved into the #3 spot in scoring. DePaul's Cleveland Melvin moved up one spot to second in scoring.

Pitt fell out of first place in points per possession offense and was overtaken by No. 1 Syracuse. Louisville remained the top team in the conference in points per possession defense despite another loss on Saturday. Cincinnati moved up to the #2 spot in points per possession defense.

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 19.8
2. Cleveland Melvin DePaul 18.9
3. Darryl Bryant West Virginia 18.4
Rebounds
Rank Player Team Rebounds Per Game
1. Kevin Jones West Virginia 11.9
2. Herb Pope Seton Hall 10.7
3. Gorgui Dieng Louisville 9.4
Assists
Rank Player Team Assists Per Game
1. Jordan Theodore Seton Hall 7.4
2. Vincent Council Providence 6.6
3. Shabazz Napier Connecticut 6.2
Steals
Rank Player Team Steals Per Game
1. Fuquan Edwin Seton Hall 3.2
2. Russ Smith Louisville 2.4
3. Dion Waiters Syracuse 2.2
Blocks
Rank Player Team Blocks Per Game
1. Gorgui Dieng Louisville 3.3
2. Fabricio Melo Syracuse 2.9
3. Andre Drummond Connecticut 2.7

Now for the team leaders:

Points/Possession
Rank Team Points Per Possession
1. Syracuse 1.155
2. Pittsburgh 1.146
3. Connecticut 1.082
Points/Possession Defense
Rank Team Points Per Possession
1. Louisville .840
2. Cincinnati .858
3. Syracuse .862
Free Throws
Rank Team Free Throw Percentage
1. Villanova 76.3
2. Georgetown 72.1
3. Notre Dame 71.9
Rebound Margin
Rank Team Rebound Margin
1. Pittsburgh +13.3
2. Connecticut +6.5
3. West Virginia +5.9
Turnover Margin
Rank Team Turnover Margin
1. Syracuse +7.41
2. Cincinnati +4.63
3. DePaul +4.60