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:

SCORING OFFENSE RK SCHOOL PPG
1 Grinnell 114.5
2 Concordia (Texas) 94.5
3 Whitman 91.3
4 Albertus Magnus 85.8
5 Old Westbury 85.5
6 Buffalo State 85.3
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TURNOVERS PER GAME RK SCHOOL TOPG
T1 Catholic 9.6
T1 Wisconsin-La Crosse 9.6
3 Hanover 9.7
4 Bates 10.1
5 Trine 10.2
6 Wisconsin-Stevens Point 10.3
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REBOUNDS PER GAME RK PLAYER, SCHOOL RPG
1 AJ Matthews, Farmingdale St. 14.2
2 Winston Douglas,  Medgar Evers 12.9
3 Mike Marvin, Penn St.-Abington 12.8
4 Peterson Bernard, Newbury 12.6
5 David Louison, St. Jos. (Brkln.) 85.5
6 Michael Megafu, St. Jos. (Brkln.) 85.3
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