Opening Comments: UW easily handled UIC 79 to 43. The main reason was poor competition. But, UW had a superior rebounding day. Breadtree cited an article earlier from John Gassaway (the former BigTen Wonk). Link. I encourage you to read this if you have not done so. He does a good job of laying out the problem of looking at raw rebounding numbers and discussing coaching strategy. Summarizing the game in a few words: UW had its best rebounding day of the year, second best offensive day and second best defensive day to lead to a rout. Pace: The game was a deliberate 59 possessions, making it the second lowest this year (exceeded only by Milwaukee’s 57). The game could have been speeded up by fouling more and turning the ball over more, but the teams decided to play with fewer mistakes....

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