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:

HITTING PERCENTAGE RANK SCHOOL H PCT
1 Springfield .393
2 Nazareth .327
3 New Paltz State .323
4 Stevens .303
5 Baruch .298
6 Juniata .295
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DIGS PER SET RANK PLAYER, SCHOOL DPS
1 Mauro Salinas, UC Santa Cruz 3.42
2 Brendan Chang, MIT 3.35
3 Adam Thatcher, Stevenson 3.20
4 Ryan Ratajczak, Hilbert 3.08
5 James Wilson, Gallaudet 3.00
6 Rob Shade, Elmira 2.84
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ACES PER SET RANK SCHOOL APS
1 Lehman 2.18
2 CCNY 1.98
3 Baruch 1.91
4 John Jay 1.91
5 Ramapo 1.88
6 Sage Colleges 1.83
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Related:
Complete NCAA DIII Men's Volleyball Statistics