C-USA Hoops Notes as of 12/13

ConferenceUSA.com: Dec. 13 Men’s Basketball Notebook [.pdf file]

Among the 23 pages are statistics (NCAA ones are a week behind), standings, etc.

Because you won’t read it in the Observer, the Conference USA Co-Players fo the Week are Travis Diener (Marquette) and Francisco Garcia (Louisville). [BTW, Andy Katz chose Garcia as his national player of the week, while Dick Vitale tabbed Diener.]

NIners among the Conference USA leaders stats-wise:

Scoring (top 30):
12 - Curtis Withers, 15.8 ppg
13 - Brendan Plavich, 15.6 ppg
15 - Eddie Basden, 15.0 ppg

Rebounding (top 20):
12 - Basden, 7.1 rpg
13 - Withers, 7.0 rpg

Offensive Rebounds (top 15):
9 - Iti, 2.86 orpg
10 - Withers, 2.83 orpg

Defensive Rebounds (Top 15):
10 - Basden, 4.86 drpg
15 - Withers, 4.17 drpg

Assists (top 14):
5 - Basden, 4.71 apg
8 - Mitchell Baldwin, 4.43 apg

Blocked Shots (top 14):
6 - Martin Iti, 2.00 bpg

Steals (top 15):
1 - Basden, 3.86 spg
14 - Plavich, 1.71 spg

Assists/Turnover ratio (top 15):
8 - Baldwin, 2.38 a/tpg
14 - Basden, 1.38 a/tpg

I know it’s early, but how about Basden for Conference USA Player of the Year honors? Hmmm…