by Tony Perotti | Just Play Sports Solutions | Analytics Academy The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are riding a nine-game winning streak headed into the Big Ten Tournament this weekend. Earning a three seed, C. Vivian Stringer’s squad will get a bye into the quarterfinals, and they have done much of this work quietly on the national stage. Rutgers is ranked
by Tony Perotti | Just Play Sports Solutions | Analytics Academy The Baylor Lady Bears won their 11th straight regular-season Big 12 conference championship this week, and they got it done with a dominant inside game. Kim Mulkey’s crew gathers wins with a suffocating defense, dominating the boards, and a very efficient inside scoring game. Overall, the Lady Bears are
by Tony Perotti | Just Play Sports Solutions | Analytics Academy The Iowa Hawkeyes and head coach Lisa Bluder have put together an impressive offense this season. Freshman Caitlin Clark is leading the way with three-pointers from the half-court logo and spinning drives to the bucket. She is the newest stat-stuffer at Iowa, following in the footsteps of another 25-plus
The UConn Huskies are climbing back into familiar territory, as they’ll likely be the number one team in the national rankings next week, and they are doing it on the back of impact freshman Paige Bueckers.
The Bruins have a 36-7 record over the season and a half with Charisma Osborne in the lineup. If her improvement from last season to this season is any indicator, the Bruins will only continue to get better with Osborne leading the way.
by Tony Perotti | Just Play Solutions | Analytics Academy Pat Summitt famously quoted, “Offense sells tickets, defense wins games, and REBOUNDING wins championships.” This mantra has always been a very important part of the Tennessee Lady Vols program, no matter the coach. This season is no different. Coach Kelli Harper’s Tennessee Lady Vols are ranked seventh in the nation
by Tony Perotti | Just Play Solutions | Analytics Academy The Louisville Cardinals have ascended to the number one spot in the polls by consistently winning the battle beyond the three-point arc. Coach Jeff Walz and his Louisville Cardinals are 13-0 on the season and have only gotten better since entering ACC league play. A big reason for the Cardinals’
by Tony Perotti The Michigan Wolverines are off to a 7-0 start, riding a blistering hot offense. All-American candidate Naz Hillmon is leading the way, averaging 24.9 PPG, and Leigha Brown is right behind her at 19.4 PPG. As a team, Michigan is scoring 87.9 PPG which is good for tenth in the NCAA. The
by Tony Perotti The Stanford Cardinal have ascended to the #1 spot in the national polls by being efficient on both sides of the ball. The Cardinal are sporting an offensive efficiency rating ranked seventh in the nation and a defensive efficiency rating ranking sixth in the nation. Continuing these trends will be key for
by Tony Perotti South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley is keeping a diary this season and sharing her thoughts publicly. After the Gamecocks’ loss to North Carolina State on December 3rd, Coach Staley stated the coaches were “going back to the drawing board.” Coaches term this as a self-scout. Here are a few thoughts that