Washington vs Purdue By-the-Numbers

EL PASO, Texas — We can expect a shoot out in El Paso. There should be lots of offense in this game but, if the Washington defense can handle the balance of Purdue, the Huskies should come out ahead.

Washington vs Purdue - Sun Bowl
Tuesday, December 31, 2002 11:00am PST

Natural Grass
CBS
Probability(1):

53%


Purdue

Washington
Overall record
Location record

Scoring/G: PF&PA (Rank)

Yardage/G: YF&YA (Rank)
Rushing/G: YF&YA (Rank)
Passing/G: YF&YA (Rank)

Turnover margin/G

AP Poll
Coaches Poll

Sagarin's Rating(Team)
Collegio Rating**
6 - 6 (.500)
0 - 0 (.000) at neutral site

29.3 (42) 22.0 (37)

456.6 (7) 317.3 (21)
203.2 (27) 122.2 (30)
253.4 (31) 195.1 (24)*

-0.92 (95)

NR
NR

46
38
7 - 5 (.583)
0 - 0 (.000) at neutral site

31.2 (33) 25.7 (57)

429.4 (16) 353.6 (47)
77.0 (113) 96.1 (10)
352.4 (4) 257.5 (70)*

+0.17 (51)

NR
NR

38
36

Last meeting (2001) Purdue 24
(Rose Bowl) Washington 34

* Rank shown is for pass efficiency defense.
** The Collegio rating is from 0 to 100, where 100 is equivalent to the 1995 Nebraska team. See bottom for further details.
(1) Probability determined by collegio software.

Even More Numbers

Statistics
Purdue

Washington
Differentials
+favors Purdue
-favors UW
Statistic PUR OPP DIFF WASH OPP DIFF PUR - WASH OPP DIFF DIFF DIFF
Pts / G 29.3 22.0 7.3 31.2 25.7 5.5 -1.9 3.7 1.8
Yds / G 456.6 317.3 139.3 429.4 353.6 75.8 27.2 36.3 63.5
Rushing Yds / G 203.2 122.2 81.0 77.0 96.1 -19.1 126.2 -26.1 100.1
Passing Yds / G 253.4 122.2 58.3 352.4 257.5 94.9 -99.0 62.4 -36.6
Yds / Play 5.7 4.8 0.9 5.2 5.2 0.0 0.5 0.4 0.9
Rushing Yds / Car 4.5 3.4 1.1 2.1 2.8 -0.7 2.4 -0.6 1.8
Passing Yds / Att 7.3 6.4 0.9 7.5 7.6 -0.1 -0.2 1.2 1.0
Passing Yds / Cmp 12.4 13.2 -0.9 12.2 13.8 -1.6 0.2 0.6 0.7
Passing Cmp % 59.3 48.5 10.8 61.2 54.8 6.4 -1.9 6.3 4.4
Punt Return Avg 9.3 7.9 1.4 6.7 10.9 -4.2 2.6 3.0 5.6
Yds / 7 Pts 109.0 100.9 -8.0 96.4 96.4 0.0 -12.6 4.5 -8.0
Plays / 7 Pts 19.0 21.0 2.0 18.7 18.5 -0.1 -0.3 2.5 2.1
Rushing Play % 56.6 54.0 2.7 43.1 49.9 -6.7 13.5 -4.1 9.4
Passing Play % 43.4 46.0 -2.7 56.9 50.1 6.7 -13.5 4.1 -9.4
Turnovers / G 2.7 1.8 -0.9 2.1 2.2 0.2 -0.6 -0.4 -1.1
Fumbles / G 1.5 0.7 -0.8 1.0 0.9 -0.1 -0.5 -0.2 -0.7
Intercept / G 1.2 1.2 -0.1 1.1 1.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3
Turnover % 3.4 2.8 -0.7 2.5 3.3 0.8 -0.9 -0.5 -1.5
Fumble % 3.3 1.9 -1.5 2.8 2.7 -0.1 -0.5 -0.8 -1.4
Intercept % 3.6 3.8 0.2 2.3 3.9 1.6 -1.3 -0.1 -1.4

Who's Who between the 2 teams

Players Ranked Among Top 50 Within an NCAA Statistical Category(2002)

Purdue
Rank Category Player Value Units
5 Receptions Taylor Stubblefield 7.78 rec/g
11 Receiving Yards John Standeford 100.17 yds/g
31 Receptions John Standeford 5.42 rec/g
41 Receiving Yards Taylor Stubblefield 77.44 yds/g
50 Passing Efficiency Kyle Orton 125.4 rtg pts

Washington
Rank Category Player Value Units
4 Total Offense Cody Pickett 332.8 yds/g
5 Receiving Yards Reggie Williams 115.83 yds/g
5 Field Goals John Anderson 1.75 fg/g
8 Receptions Reggie Williams 7.42 rec/g
25 Scoring John Anderson 8.5 pts/g
26 Passing Efficiency Cody Pickett 134.7 rtg pts
30 Interceptions Derrick Johnson 0.42 int/g

Other team tidbits:

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Purdue

Washington
Average Height 6'2" 6'1"
Average Weight 231 lbs 234 lbs
% Seniors 15% 14%
Average Experience 1.64 yrs 1.63 yrs
% In State 26% 50%
Top States IN-25 WA-54
TX-19 CA-28
OH-12 HI-5
Total Players 95 107
Data current as of December 9, 2002
Direct any questions about accuracy to
pthrapp@dawgman.com

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