I still contend total rebounds don't tell the whole story. Shots taken by each team need to be taken into account. If one team takes 60 shots, and the other team takes 48, the team that takes 48 should win on the boards because they had 12 more shots to rebound defensively, which is where the majority of boards come from.
Shots missed not taken by each team need to be taken into account. In your scenario who has the rebounding advantage if the team that took 60 shots shot 50% and the team that took 48 shots shot 33%? The 60 shots yielded 30 rebounding opportunities and the 48 shots yielded 32 rebounding opportunities. You also have to take both team's missed free throws into the equation.
Right idea, I just think you have to take it further for it to mean anything.
"There are five real good recruits in the state. We got three of them. One couldn’t get into school, and the other went to (the University of) Iowa...which is about the same thing." - Coach Johnny Orr
The more I read on some of these post the more I feel I am back in 7th grade talking to a bunch of kids who think they can play basketball, until you coach or play D-1 basketball, please tell me reilly - WHAT would you do? This is not high school ball, I don't care how bad you are!
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