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Best Rebounding Teams

Size Does Matter

In The NCAA Tournament That Is

Anyone who has ever played a game of basketball whether it be in high school, college, or a pick up game knows that size is a big advantage. Just last Sunday you saw Georgetown, a number seven seed, take down Ohio State, the number 2 seed with no problem. The big issue for the Buckeyes was the fact that their front line was just not tall or strong enough to hang with the lengthy Hoyas. Ohio State ended up getting outrebounded 37-22 and that was the difference in the game.

When handicapping a basketball game, rebounding is one of the most critical statistics that a handicapper must consider. Offensive rebounds give your team more chances to score and also reset the shot clock which in turn allows your team to control the ball. More opportunities to score, leads to more points, the ultimate statistic. On the defensive end, a good rebounding team limits second chance points for the opponent and gives you a defensive stop when you need one.

The Hoyas will not have as easy a time on the boards Friday night when they face the Florida Gators. Not only are the Gators athletic but they have good size inside with Joakim Noah (6'11", 227), Corey Brewer (6' 8", 185) and Al Horford (6' 9", 242). These big men will be the key to this game, if Florida can hold their own on the boards they can definitely win this game.

Another game where size could be a big factor is Villanova and Boston College. By now everyone has heard of Villanova's notorious four guard offense but can whether or not their front line can hold up against the Boston College big men will determine whether or not they march on to the Elite 8. Boston College's Craig Smith is averaging 17.7 points a game and Jared Dudley is putting up 16.7 a game for the Eagles. Both are 6' 7" and a force inside. It will be up to Villanova's Will Sheridan and Jason Fraser to keep this dynamic duo from tearing apart this smaller Wild Cat team.


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