Dec. 18, 2012
Storm Lake, Iowa
Both the Buena Vista men's and women's basketball teams rank high nationally in a handful of statistical categories thru games played as of December 16, 2012.
On the women's side, the Beavers rank 28th among the 450 ranked Division III teams in scoring offense, averaging 73.4 points per contest. The three-point shooting also has the Beavers ranked high, as they sit 12th in three-point field goals per game average (8.0). Junior Susan Kies is 16th, individually in that category, making an average of 3.0 per outing. The national leader is turning in 3.88.
BVU is also 18th in assists per game, averaging 17.3, while sitting 27th in assist-to-turnover-ratio (0.98).
On the men's side, the Beavers are 12th nationally in assists per game amongst the 408 ranked DIII teams, averaging 18.2. The national leader is 22.7. It's also 15th in assist-to-turnover-ratio (1.36). Sophomore Alex Savage is ninth, individually, averaging 3.44 per contest.
Also on the individual side, senior Wes Nordquist ranks 19th in rebounding, averaging 10.9. He's also 15th in double-doubles with five.