When arguing a point -- the best this, the greatest that -- no doubt you've used the persuasive power of numbers to bolster your argument. Opinions fall into three categories: lies, damned lies and statistics. Here are the nation's best, presented without editorial comment, from a statistics standpoint:

3-POINT FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE RANK SCHOOL 3FG%
1 Creighton 43.2
2 Weber State 42.5
3 Indiana 42.5
4 Lehigh 41.7
5 Harvard 41.2
6 Duke 40.9
Complete list

 

STEALS PER GAME RANK SCHOOL STPG
1 VCU 12.0
2 Southern Mississippi 11.5
3 Louisville 10.8
4 Northwestern State 10.6
5 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 10.0
6 Belmont 10.0
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BLOCKED SHOTS PER GAME RANK SCHOOL BKPG
1 Kentucky 7.7
2 St. John's 7.6
3 Kansas 7.0
4 Arizona State 6.8
5 Syracuse 6.7
6 Memphis 6.7
Complete list

Related:
Complete NCAA DI men's basketball statistics