((Points + Rebounds + Assists + Steals + Blocks) - ((Field Goals Att. - Field Goals Made) + (Free Throws Att. - Free Throws Made) + Turnovers)).
For example, compare the following stat lines:
Player A: 17 points (5-of-22 FG, 7-9 FT), 8 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 steals, 4 turnovers.
Player B: 15 points (5-8 FG, 3-4 FT), 4 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 turnovers
Who had the better game? Using the above referenced formula player B, who hit five of eight shots and committed two turnovers registered a +20 efficiency total while Player A who missed 17 shots and had four turnovers had just a +11 rating.
LATEST GAMEJahlil Okafor scored 24 points and fellow newcomer Justise Winslow added 16 to help No. 2 Duke beat Wofford 84-55 on Wednesday.
"We're going to ACC play the way we want to go," Okafor said.
Quinn Cook had 15 for the Blue Devils (12-0), who shot nearly 56 percent -- 71 percent in the second half.
They broke open a tight game by outscoring Wofford 43-21 in the final 20 minutes, including the final 13 points.
Okafor was 11 of 13 from the field while reaching the 20-point mark for the fifth time in seven games, and all 16 of Winslow's points came during a tight first half.
Karl Cochran had 13 points for the Terriers (9-4) on 5-of-17 shooting.
vs. WOFFORD(change from previous game)
- Jahlil Okafor +30 (+2)
- Justise Winslow +19 (+6)
- Tyus Jones +16 (-11)
- Quinn Cook +16 (—)
- Rasheed Sulaimon +5 (+3)
- Amile Jefferson +9 (-2)
- Grayson Allen +3 (+5)
- Matt Jones +3 (+2)
- Marshall Plumlee +4 (—)
Notes: Jahlil Okafor continues to prove himself as the nation’s most dominant player. He put up another great shooting night (11-of-13), rebounded well (8), and the only drag of the stat line was the free throw shooting (2-of-5). For the season Okafor is now at just 50 percent (29-of-58).
As with the game against Toledo, Okafor was joined at the top of the production ladder by Tyus Jones and Quinn Cook. Cook scored 15 points on 5-of-8 shooting while Jones’ scoring was down (5 points), but he did add six rebounds, five assists, and four steals.
Unlike the game against Toledo, the Blue Devils had a fourth high efficiency performance - from Justise Winslow. The freshman hit five of 11 shots, rebounded (7), and was perfect from the free throw line.
The down side was the offensive efficiency from the reserve wings with Rasheed Sulaimon and Matt Jones combining for just a +8 score.
MEMORABLE SEASON PERFORMANCESThroughout the season TDD will track the various highs and lows using the formula.
Ten Most Efficient Performances
- Jahlil Okafor v. Elon (+37)
- Jahlil Okafor v. Furman (+32)
- Amile Jefferson v. Furman (+30)
- Jahlil Okafor v. Wofford (+30)
- Jahlil Okafor v. Toledo (+28)
- Jahlil Okafor v. Presbyterian (+28)
- Tyus Jones v. Army (+27)
- Tyus Jones v. Toledo (+27)
- Tyus Jones v. Wisconsin (+25)
- Quinn Cook v. Michigan St (+24)
Five Least Efficient Performances*
- Rasheed Sulaimon (-6) v. Connecticut
- Rasheed Sulaimon (-4) v. Temple
- Matt Jones (-2) v. Elon
- Grayson Allen (-2) v. Toledo
- Rasheed Sulaimon (+0) v. Michigan St
SEASON EFFICIENCY RATINGCumulative Season ratings for the Blue Devils. (E/game)*
- Jahlil Okafor +275 (22.9)
- Tyus Jones +196 (16.3)
- Amile Jefferson +182 (15.2)
- Quinn Cook +182 (15.2)
- Justise Winslow +145 (12.1)
- Marshall Plumlee +78 (6.5)
- Rasheed Sulaimon +76 (6.3)
- Matt Jones +60 (5.0)
- Grayson Allen +43 (4.3)*
*- Games Factored In: Allen (10)
MOST EFFICIENT PER MINUTECumulative Season ratings per minute for the Blue Devils. (E/minutes)
- Jahlil Okafor: 0.797
- Marshall Plumlee: 0.650
- Amile Jefferson: 0.648
- Tyus Jones: 0.555
- Grayson Allen: 0.551
- Quinn Cook: 0.464
- Justise Winslow: 0.450
- Rasheed Sulaimon: 0.335
- Matt Jones: 0.293
SEASON HIGH/LOW PERFORMANCES
Tracking the most and least efficient performances by player
- Jahlil Okafor 37 / 13
- Amile Jefferson 30 / 7
- Quinn Cook 24 / 6
- Tyus Jones 27 / 3
- Grayson Allen 22 / -2
- Rasheed Sulaimon 20 / -6
- Justise Winslow 21 / 5
- Marshall Plumlee 17 / 1
- Matt Jones 16 / -2