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Preview 2008 - Big East Fun Stats

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Posted May 24, 2008


Some of the interesting statistics from the 2007 season for every Big East team.

Preview 2008

Big East Fun Stats From 2007


Too much can be made of statistics, but sometimes they can tell an interesting story. Looking back on the 2007 season, and with an eye on what needs to be worked on for 2008, or a positive to build around, here are 30 of the most interesting stats from last season. Some shaped the season, and some are simply, well, fun and interesting.

Fun Stats By Conference
- 30 Interesting Fun Stats From 2007
ACC | Big Ten | Big 12 | C-USA | Ind. 
MAC | M-West | Pac 10 | SEC | Sun Belt | WAC

Cincinnati
- First quarter scoring: Cincinnati 140 – Opponents 53
- Average yards per punt: Cincinnati 46.1 – Opponents 38.6
- Sacks: Cincinnati 42 for 305 yards – Opponents 23 for 158 yards

Connecticut
- Interceptions thrown: Opponents 23 – Connecticut 6
- Fourth down conversions: Opponents 6 of 16 (38%) – Connecticut 3 of 12 (35%)
- First quarter scoring: Connecticut 87 – Opponents 51

Louisville
- Fumbles: Opponents 32 (lost 17) – Louisville 13 (lost 10)
- Opponent 1st quarter scoring: 131 – Opponent 3rd quarter scoring: 62
- Fourth down conversions: Opponents 8 of 13 (62%) – Louisville (9 of 17 (53%)

Pitt
- Interceptions thrown: Pitt 17 – Opponents 8
- Fourth down conversions: Pitt 11 of 21 (52%) – Opponents 5 of 15 (33%)
- First quarter scoring: Opponents 88 – Pitt 55

Rutgers
- Sacks: Rutgers 41 for 278 yards – Opponents 11 for 91 yards
- Fumbles: Opponents 20 (lost 10) – Rutgers 14 (lost 12)
- Average yards per play: Rutgers 6.4 – Opponents 4.9

South Florida
- Rushing TDs: USF 30 – Opponents 8
- First quarter: USF 112 – Opponents 65
- Penalties: USF 112 for 937 yards – Opponents 95 for 780 yards

Syracuse
- Sacks: Opponents 54 for 324 yards – Syracuse 9 for 65 yards
- Total scoring: Opponents 418 – Syracuse 197
- Rushing TDs: Opponents 30 – Syracuse 5


West Virginia
 
- Rushing touchdowns: WVU 49 – Opponents 13
 - Third down conversions: WVU 83 of 173 (48%) – Opponents 71 of 197 (36%)
 - First half scoring: WVU 250 – Opponents 112