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January 30, 2011 Columns No Comments

Editors’ note: The Total Impact Quotient is an elaborate ratings formula for players’ performance. It takes strong consideration into a player’s performance relative to the rest of the team. For more information, check out a complete introduction to the TIQ.

Syracuse is struggling right now, but don’t blame Rick Jackson.

The Orange’s senior forward is making the biggest impact on his team of any Big East forward, according to the latest Total Impact Quotient ratings for the conference. With a TIQ of 16.2 points per 40 minutes, Jackson has been playing at a high level despite Syracuse’s four-game losing streak.

In fact, during the past three weeks, Jackson is shooting an impressive 64.7 percent from the field, making 37 of 57 shots. In addition, he’s averaging 10.2 rebounds and 2.8 blocks per game. So what’s wrong with this team?

In short, the guards are taking too many shots instead of facilitating the Orange’s frontcourt. In the past six games, the backcourt trio of Scoop Jardine (TIQ of 7.3 points), Brandon Triche (TIQ of 5.6 points) and Dion Waiters (TIQ of 6.7 points) have combined to shoot 58 of 155 from the field, or 37.4 percent. They’re hurting the team with too many shots early in possessions without making a strong effort to feed Jackson in the post.

In the loss at Marquette, Boeheim benched Waiters, who reportedly cursed at the coach near the end of the Orange’s loss to Seton Hall last week. Without Waiters, the Orange had only two true guards available against the Golden Eagles.

For Syracuse to build another winning streak, the Orange apparently need to follow a fairly straightforward recipe: look for Jackson in the post every possession. The big man is playing extraordinarily well despite playing nearly every minute of every game recently. With more selective shooting by the guards, Syracuse should become more efficient on offense, and the TIQs of Jardine, Triche and Waiters should improve to something better than just average for guards in the Big East.

Here are the latest ratings for the Big East, through games of Saturday Jan. 29.
TIQ position averages and total number of Big East players at the position:
Centers: 10.9, 10 players
Forwards: 10.0, 60 players
Guards: 7.1, 70 players
TIQ = Total Impact Quotient
PD% = Position differential in % difference from average

 

Top 3 centers Team TIQ PD% Minutes
Gary McGhee Pittsburgh 16.4 50.5 472
Gorgui Dieng Louisville 15.7 44.0 305
Jarrid Famous South Florida 13.0 19.3 441
Top 5 forwards Team TIQ PD% Minutes
Rick Jackson Syracuse 16.2 62.0 764
Kadeem Batts Providence 15.4 54.0 422
Rakeem Buckles Louisville 15.1 51.0 234
Ron Anderson Jr. South Florida 15.1 51.0 528
Dante Taylor Pittsburgh 15.0 50.0 340
Top 5 guards Team TIQ PD% Minutes
Brad Wanamaker Pittsburgh 14.2 100.0 636
Marshon Brooks Providence 13.5 90.1 737
Peyton Siva Louisville 13.1 84.5 546
Kemba Walker Connecticut 12.0 69.0 731
Jeremy Lamb Connecticut 11.9 67.6 463

 

 

Player Rankings

 

Position Team/Player TIQ +/- Last TIQ Minutes PD% Position rank
CINCINNATI 2010-11
F Yancy Gates 9.3 0.3 599 -7.0 37
G Dion Dixon 7.4 -0.4 592 4.2 28
F Rashad Bishop 6.8 -1.5 550 -32.0 50
G Cashmere Wright 11.2 -0.4 520 57.7 7
G Sean Kilpatrick 8.6 -0.7 445 21.1 16
F Ibrahima Thomas 11.9 -1.6 437 19.0 22
G Larry Davis 4.7 -0.8 371 -33.8 60
F Darnell Wilks 10.5 -0.8 324 5.0 28
F Justin Jackson 9.4 -1.5 263 -6.0 36
G Jaquon Parker 7.2 -0.1 169 1.4 33
CONNECTICUT 2010-11 TIQ +/- Last TIQ Minutes PD% Position average
G Kemba Walker 12.0 -1.2 731 69.0 4
F Alex Oriakhi 13.9 -0.7 585 39.0 8
F Roscoe Smith 10.1 -1.0 543 1.0 30
G Shabazz Napier 9.0 0.6 480 26.8 13
G Jeremy Lamb 11.9 0.0 463 67.6 5
F Jamal Coombs-McDaniel 5.4 -1.2 301 -46.0 56
G Charles Okwandu 6.8 0.0 298 -4.2 43
F Tyler Olander 5.9 -0.2 246 -41.0 54
F Niels Giffey 3.1 -0.6 241 -69.0 59
G Donnell Beverly 11.5 -1.7 180 62.0 6
DEPAUL 2010-11 TIQ +/- Last TIQ Minutes PD% Position rank
G Brandon Young 7.8 -1.0 631 9.9 22
G Jeremiah Kelly 5.9 0.7 627 -16.9 49
C Krys Faber 10.8 0.6 488 -0.9 6
F Cleveland Melvin 11.8 0.6 488 18.0 23
G Jimmy Drew 10.5 0.3 472 47.9 8
F Tony Freeland 9.5 -0.5 459 -5.0 33
G Mike Stovall 3.2 -0.3 330 -54.9 63
G Michael Bizoukas 7.2 -0.6 254 1.4 34
F Moses Morgan 1.2 1.9 165 -88.0 60
GEORGETOWN 2010-11 TIQ +/- Last TIQ Minutes PD% Position rank
G Austin Freeman 7.4 0.9 687 4.2 29
G Chris Wright 6.5 0.1 681 -8.5 45
G Jason Clark 5.7 0.2 629 -19.7 52
F Julian Vaughn 12.9 -0.5 471 29.0 13
F Hollis Thompson 10.1 -0.9 456 1.0 31
F Nate Lubick 9.5 0.1 375 -5.0 34
C Henry Sims 12.5 -0.3 317 14.7 4
F Jerrelle Benimon 6.4 0.0 253 -36.0 52
LOUISVILLE 2010-11 TIQ +/- Last TIQ Minutes PD% Position rank
G Preston Knowles 6.0 -0.8 590 -15.5 48
G Peyton Siva 13.1 0.6 546 84.5 3
G Chris Smith 9.5 -1.9 522 33.8 10
F Terrence Jennings 12.1 0.4 438 21.0 21
G Kyle Kuric 7.2 0.6 415 1.4 35
G Mike Marra 3.2 -0.6 369 -54.9 64
F Stephan Van Treese 11.4 -2.9 323 14.0 25
C Gorgui Dieng 15.7 -1.4 305 44.0 2
F Rakeem Buckles 15.1 0.5 234 51.0 3
G Elisha Justice 7.8 -1.9 215 9.9 23
MARQUETTE 2010-11 TIQ +/- Last TIQ Minutes PD% Position rank
F Jimmy Butler 12.8 0.3 746 28.0 17
G Darius Johnson-Odom 7.1 1.1 646 0.0 36
G Dwight Buycks 8.5 -1.3 609 19.7 17
F Jae Crowder 13.7 -0.7 603 37.0 9
G Vander Blue 6.4 -1.5 507 -9.9 46
G Junior Cadougan 7.6 0.6 395 7.0 24
C Chris Otule 8.4 -2.3 320 -22.9 8
NOTRE DAME 2010-11 TIQ +/- Last TIQ Minutes PD% Position rank
F Ben Hansbrough 8.6 -0.1 727 -14.0 43
F Tim Abromaitis 8.2 -2.3 709 -18.0 45
F Tyrone Nash 12.5 -0.5 596 25.0 19
G Eric Atkins 7.1 1.0 595 0.0 37
G Scott Martin 4.3 -1.5 589 -39.4 62
F Carleton Scott 12.9 0.4 483 29.0 14
F Jack Cooley 13.2 -2.2 227 32.0 10
G Joey Brooks 6.1 0.4 171 -14.1 47
PITTSBURGH 2010-11 TIQ +/- Last TIQ Minutes PD% Position rank
G Ashton Gibbs 4.6 -1.5 692 -35.2 61
G Brad Wanamaker 14.2 -1.1 636 100.0 1
F Gilbert Brown 10.2 0.1 595 2.0 29
C Gary McGhee 16.4 1.3 472 50.5 1
G Travon Woodall 8.8 1.1 450 23.9 15
F Nasir Robinson 8.0 -2.1 427 -20.0 46
F Dante Taylor 15.0 -2.7 340 50.0 5
F Talib Zanna 13.2 -0.3 272 32.0 11
F Lamar Patterson 6.5 2.0 258 -35.0 51
PROVIDENCE 2010-11 TIQ +/- Last TIQ Minutes PD% Position rank
G Vincent Council 9.0 -1.2 745 26.8 14
G Marshon Brooks 13.5 -0.6 737 90.1 2
G Gerard Coleman 3.0 0.6 619 -57.7 66
G Duke Mondy 5.9 -0.7 514 -16.9 50
F Bilal Dixon 12.5 -0.7 473 25.0 20
F Kadeem Batts 15.4 0.7 422 54.0 2
G Bryce Cotton 8.0 0.5 266 12.7 20
RUTGERS 2010-11 TIQ +/- Last TIQ Minutes PD% Position rank
G Mike Coburn 7.6 -0.3 682 7.0 25
G James Beatty 7.5 -1.4 672 5.6 26
F Jonathan Mitchell 9.1 -0.2 615 -9.0 39
F Dane Miller 9.5 -0.5 614 -5.0 35
F Gilvydas Biruta 14.3 -0.5 438 43.0 6
G Mike Poole 7.3 0.1 410 2.8 30
C Austin Johnson 6.1 -1.2 376 -44.0 9
F Robert Lumpkins 5.2 0.3 236 -48.0 57
G Austin Carroll 5.1 0.3 137 -28.2 58
SETON HALL 2010-11 TIQ +/- Last TIQ Minutes PD% Position rank
F Jeff Robinson 9.0 0.7 660 -10.0 41
G Jordan Theodore 9.2 1.4 630 29.6 11
F Herb Pope 14.2 1.2 547 42.0 7
G Fuquan Edwin 6.9 -2.1 521 -2.8 40
G Keon Lawrence 7.0 -0.8 500 -1.4 38
G Eniel Polynice 5.3 1.6 336 -25.4 57
G Jamel Jackson 1.6 -0.1 272 -77.5 70
G Jeremy Hazell 9.1 -7.0 271 28.2 12
F Patrick Auda 8.3 -0.1 211 -17.0 44
F Ferrakohn Hall 5.9 -0.1 184 -41.0 55
SOUTH FLORIDA 2010-11 TIQ +/- Last TIQ Minutes PD% Position rank
G Hugh Robertson 6.9 0.0 679 -2.8 41
G Anthony Crater 5.6 0.0 646 -21.1 54
G Jawanza Poland 2.5 0.2 627 -64.8 67
C Augustus Gilchrist 8.6 1.1 530 -21.1 7
F Ron Anderson Jr. 15.1 -0.3 528 51.0 4
C Jarrid Famous 13.0 0.4 441 19.3 3
G Shaun Noriega 2.1 1.6 327 -70.4 69
F Toarlyn Fitzpatrick 12.9 -0.1 282 29.0 15
G Mike Burwell 2.4 -0.5 206 -66.2 68
ST. JOHN’S 2010-11 TIQ +/- Last TIQ Minutes PD% Position rank
G Dwight Hardy 5.8 -1.8 617 -18.3 51
F D.J. Kennedy 11.1 0.5 577 11.0 26
F Justin Brownlee 7.5 -2.2 551 -25.0 47
G Paris Horne 7.0 -0.2 478 -1.4 39
F Justin Burrell 10.9 -0.5 398 9.0 27
G Malik Boothe 8.3 -0.5 354 16.9 19
F Dwayne Polee Jr. 3.8 -0.7 317 -62.0 58
G Malik Stith 5.7 0.5 272 -19.7 53
SYRACUSE 2010-11 TIQ +/- Last TIQ Minutes PD% Position rank
F Rick Jackson 16.2 -0.2 764 62.0 1
G Scoop Jardine 7.3 -1.1 687 2.8 31
F Kris Joseph 10.1 -0.5 644 1.0 32
G Brandon Triche 5.6 0.3 618 -21.1 55
F Baye Moussa Keita 11.7 1.0 366 17.0 24
G Dion Waiters 6.7 -1.2 343 -5.6 44
F James Southerland 7.4 1.0 320 -26.0 48
F C.J. Fair 8.7 -0.4 276 -13.0 42
C Fab Melo 5.8 -0.8 230 -46.8 10
VILLANOVA 2010-11 TIQ +/- Last TIQ Minutes PD% Position rank
G Corey Fisher 8.4 1.5 701 18.3 18
G Corey Stokes 6.9 -2.8 691 -2.8 42
F Antonio Pena 9.2 -2.6 665 -8.0 38
G Maalik Wayns 7.5 0.1 617 5.6 27
C Mouphtaou Yarou 11.4 -0.1 498 4.6 5
G Dominic Cheek 8.0 0.1 409 12.7 21
F Isaiah Armwood 9.1 3.2 282 -9.0 40
F Maurice Sutton 12.8 -0.6 207 28.0 18
WEST VIRGINIA 2010-11 TIQ +/- Last TIQ Minutes PD% Position rank
F Kevin Jones 6.2 0.0 467 -38.0 53
G Casey Mitchell 7.3 0.0 388 2.8 32
F John Flowers 12.9 0.0 370 29.0 16
G Darryl Bryant 5.5 0.0 345 -22.5 56
G Joe Mazzulla 10.5 0.0 332 47.9 9
F Cam Thoroughman 13.2 0.0 240 32.0 12
F Deniz Kilicli 7.2 0.0 202 -28.0 49
G Dalton Pepper 3.1 0.0 162 -56.3 65
G Jonnie West 4.9 0.0 143 -31.0 59

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