February 18, 2013
Inside the Numbers: BC Hoops
Within the past few seasons individual plus/minus numbers have become more readily available for individual basketball players. For fans not familiar with plus/minus numbers, it's calculated by taking the number of points a team scores while an individual player is on the court subtracted by the number of points a team allows while an individual player is on the court. The plus/minus statistic can definitely give you some valuable information as to how a team performs while a particular player on the court. It can be an indication of how a player may contribute beyond his points per game average. The statistics below are all numbers in ACC conference play only.
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