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Posted by cuorange on January 5, 2010

These stats are through games of Sunday, 1/3/2010.

Here’s the criteria to reach the final four:
1. Defensive efficiency ranking of 25 or better
2. Offensive efficiency ranking of 50 or better
3. RPI ranking of 27 or better

Team O Efficiency D Efficiency RPI
Duke 1 6 3
Purdue 31 7 5
Kansas 2 3 7
Syracuse 10 18 11
Georgetown 45 16 12
Texas 25 1 13
Wisconsin 9 13 19

Once a team reaches the final four, offensive efficiency becomes much more important.

National championship criteria:
1. Defensive efficiency ranking of 16 or better
2. Offensive efficiency ranking of 4 or better
3. RPI ranking of 16 or better

Kansas joins Duke as potential national champions, though barely.

Team O Efficiency D Efficiency RPI
Duke 1 6 3
Kansas 2 3 7
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