In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, men's and women's basketball teams had rebounding totals at opposite ends of the spectrum, football beat the spread, and wrestling's freshmen continue to step up.
Points by which No. 9 Princeton football was favored in its matchup against Penn, according to ESPN. The Quakers managed to cover the spread by a half of a point in the 42-14 loss.
Freshmen wrestlers who medalled in their weight classes at the Keystone Classic by placing in the top six. Three upperclassmen also earned that distinction.
Rebounds grabbed by Penn men’s basketball in a 78-71 win over Northern Iowa. The total is the fewest rebounds in a win since 2011-12, when the Red and Blue grabbed just 17 against Harvard.
Top three finishes for men’s swimming in a tri-meet against Cornell and Princeton. The Quakers finished second as a team in the event.
Total rebounds for women’s basketball in a big win over Big 5 rival Saint Joseph’s. Sophomore center Eleah Parker had 10 of those boards in a double-double effort.
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