The Good, Bad & Ugly

Statistics never tell the whole story but it is enlightening to see the rankings in some strategic categories with nine regular season games remaining for the University of Louisville basketball team:

Turnovers:

Good:  Jerry Smith, 21 
Bad:  Terrence Williams 51, Samardo Samuels 50 
Ugly:  Earl Clark, 63

Fouls:

Good:  Preston Knowles, 36good-bad-ugly
Bad:  Jerry Smith, 46
Ugly:  Samardo Samuels, 70

Rebounding:

Good:  Terrence Williams, 191
Bad:  Samardo Samuels, 114
Ugly: Edgar Sosa, 31

Free Throw Shooting:

Good:  Samardo Samuels, 73.1%
Bad:  Terrence Wiliams, 60.3%
Ugly:  Terrence Jennings, 37%

3-Point Shooting:

Good: Preston Knowles, 41%, Jerry Smith, 40.3%, Terrence Williams, 35.8%
Bad:  Earl Clark, 27.5%, Edgar Sosa, 27.3%
Ugly:  Jared Swopshire and Reginald Delk, 25%

Assists:

Good:  Terrence Williams, 94
Bad:  Edgar Sosa, 55
Ugly: Samardo Samuels, 19

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Charlie Springer

Charlie Springer is a former Louisville editor and sportswriter, a public affairs consultant, a UofL grad and longtime fan.

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  • February 7, 2009 at 10:53 am
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    Good stats Charlie. One thing this shows me is that T-Will will greatly be missed and Earl Clark is mostly in the “bad” and “ugly” categories. I hope Clark plays like a superstar the remaining games and into the tournaments.

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