Our pace/efficiency tables show how each team attacks various game situations as well as how effective they are with their chosen strategy. The table is split into three sections based on how a possession starts: a defensive stop, any other ground ball, or a faceoff. The ‘Seconds’ column shows how quickly, on average, they take the first shot (for those possessions that include a shot). The ‘Efficiency’ column shows the percentage of possessions that end with a goal (includes all possessions, even those that did not include a shot). The rank values show where each team ranks for pace or efficiency within that subset of possession types. Note: there may be some minor discrepancies (1% in either direction) in the counts in this table; this is related to fishy play-by-play data that has been excluded due to accuracy concerns.
Switch to Defense Last Updated: May 30, 2018 09:15 CT
Columns 2-6: Defensive Stop Possessions; Columns 7-11: Unsettled Possessions; Columns 12-16: Faceoff Possessions
  Defensive Stop Unsettled Ground Ball Faceoff
Team Count Seconds Rank Efficiency Rank Count Seconds Rank Efficiency Rank Count Seconds Rank Efficiency Rank
Bucknell 97 53.4 64 37% 1 175 41.3 65 34% 3 158 56.2 69 37% 7
Yale 165 41.3 14 36% 2 288 32.7 22 31% 11 313 44.0 20 33% 26
Duke 169 46.8 42 34% 3 269 34.3 33 32% 8 259 45.1 32 40% 2
Loyola MD 140 40.3 10 34% 4 240 34.6 34 32% 10 174 43.1 16 44% 1
Johns Hopkins 150 52.8 62 33% 5 176 32.7 23 31% 12 218 44.4 21 34% 19
Georgetown 142 47.4 45 33% 6 213 38.9 56 29% 18 182 54.0 63 34% 20
North Carolina 103 45.7 32 33% 7 160 33.1 26 27% 27 152 44.9 28 34% 13
Cornell 169 53.0 63 32% 8 228 38.2 53 36% 2 205 46.9 44 39% 3
Massachusetts 145 40.2 9 32% 9 237 27.5 3 28% 24 230 36.2 2 30% 42
Canisius 161 52.3 61 32% 10 197 35.4 40 32% 4 185 49.1 54 31% 34
Robert Morris 182 36.6 2 31% 11 276 28.4 7 26% 33 166 39.4 8 33% 22
Monmouth 160 48.1 47 31% 12 192 31.0 15 25% 43 127 46.1 36 33% 29
Princeton 125 39.6 7 31% 13 153 37.1 48 32% 6 177 44.8 25 37% 8
St. John’s 126 51.7 60 30% 14 158 43.1 68 29% 20 136 47.1 46 33% 28
Providence 139 48.8 49 30% 15 130 41.0 61 26% 32 150 45.0 30 27% 51
Jacksonville 123 41.3 15 30% 16 185 41.0 62 28% 21 248 46.6 40 26% 56
Penn 140 46.4 40 30% 17 132 43.0 67 25% 40 154 44.8 26 31% 35
Maryland 144 48.6 48 30% 18 181 39.4 58 36% 1 220 48.2 52 35% 11
Bryant 125 44.7 23 30% 19 139 38.9 57 25% 39 235 45.0 29 34% 12
Virginia 181 40.5 12 30% 20 229 27.9 5 28% 23 272 37.0 4 30% 41
Albany 156 44.9 25 30% 21 210 33.4 29 32% 7 378 38.2 6 38% 4
Brown 153 39.0 6 30% 22 149 29.8 12 21% 59 194 34.9 1 32% 33
Drexel 110 46.3 38 30% 23 139 38.6 54 29% 19 154 48.2 53 31% 35
Notre Dame 130 42.3 17 30% 23 173 33.9 30 31% 15 169 51.8 60 23% 63
Siena 122 44.0 21 29% 25 129 27.5 4 24% 46 148 38.7 7 29% 43
Delaware 122 55.6 68 28% 26 156 40.1 59 27% 26 149 54.5 65 32% 31
Sacred Heart 132 37.2 3 28% 27 185 28.1 6 30% 16 174 39.4 9 31% 39
Villanova 162 45.4 30 27% 28 164 28.9 10 32% 9 171 42.2 13 33% 21
Richmond 167 48.1 46 27% 29 227 38.8 55 27% 29 184 43.6 17 31% 38
Denver 120 54.2 67 27% 30 150 44.9 69 24% 47 278 46.8 43 37% 10
Bellarmine 118 46.0 34 27% 31 162 35.2 39 20% 62 125 47.0 45 20% 68
Michigan 122 50.8 56 27% 32 158 36.5 46 29% 17 155 46.6 39 29% 46
Towson 126 51.5 59 26% 33 159 36.0 44 27% 31 193 46.7 42 25% 60
Manhattan 149 46.5 41 26% 34 166 33.1 27 18% 67 145 51.6 58 25% 58
Saint Joseph’s 164 45.3 27 26% 35 154 41.2 63 27% 30 136 51.9 61 34% 18
Navy 123 46.2 36 26% 35 167 29.6 11 25% 41 163 44.7 23 25% 57
Hartford 97 51.2 57 26% 37 152 35.8 42 25% 42 189 46.1 35 25% 59
Stony Brook 127 49.4 52 26% 38 193 37.8 51 24% 45 112 50.7 56 34% 16
High Point 142 36.1 1 26% 39 212 31.4 17 24% 49 196 36.5 3 33% 27
Ohio State 105 49.3 51 26% 40 179 34.2 32 22% 54 177 55.7 68 27% 52
Harvard 139 44.6 22 26% 41 151 28.7 9 28% 22 154 39.5 10 27% 49
Penn State 132 40.3 11 26% 42 140 30.1 13 31% 14 231 46.1 37 37% 9
UMBC 119 59.0 70 26% 43 187 36.8 47 20% 60 82 55.5 67 19% 70
Vermont 143 47.2 43 25% 44 204 34.6 35 22% 57 152 50.6 55 34% 13
Colgate 97 43.0 19 25% 45 174 37.6 49 28% 25 217 47.2 47 38% 5
Massachusetts-Lowell 165 41.6 16 25% 46 226 33.3 28 26% 38 140 47.8 49 33% 23
Furman 130 45.3 28 25% 47 137 40.5 60 26% 37 99 54.9 66 26% 55
Quinnipiac 115 45.3 29 25% 48 216 32.9 24 27% 28 198 43.8 18 34% 15
Mount St Marys 128 38.6 5 25% 49 217 28.7 8 23% 52 193 37.4 5 26% 53
Lehigh 135 53.9 65 24% 50 212 45.0 70 24% 49 230 51.0 57 33% 30
Hobart and William 108 46.1 35 24% 51 181 31.5 18 26% 36 202 44.4 22 28% 47
Rutgers 129 45.7 33 24% 52 188 32.2 21 32% 5 159 46.6 41 32% 32
Hofstra 125 51.3 58 24% 53 218 37.7 50 19% 64 168 47.5 48 31% 37
Army 103 40.0 8 23% 54 181 32.9 25 19% 63 135 45.4 34 33% 24
VMI 129 42.3 18 23% 55 168 37.9 52 23% 53 161 45.3 33 19% 69
Marquette 108 49.0 50 23% 56 145 35.1 38 22% 55 162 47.9 50 25% 61
Mercer 130 46.2 37 23% 57 179 36.3 45 20% 61 131 44.8 24 22% 64
Cleveland State 138 40.7 13 22% 58 177 27.0 2 22% 56 154 41.4 11 22% 65
Marist 147 47.4 44 22% 59 140 31.2 16 25% 43 156 43.0 15 26% 54
NJIT 147 45.1 26 22% 59 216 41.6 66 16% 68 125 51.7 59 22% 66
Detroit 167 45.6 31 22% 61 226 25.2 1 26% 35 172 44.0 19 29% 45
Binghamton 118 50.4 53 21% 62 167 33.9 31 24% 48 149 48.1 51 28% 48
Dartmouth 129 37.8 4 20% 63 165 35.9 43 18% 66 127 52.0 62 29% 44
Fairfield 115 43.9 20 20% 64 199 30.3 14 26% 34 166 46.4 38 27% 50
Boston U 144 44.7 24 20% 65 180 31.6 19 23% 51 181 42.9 14 34% 17
Syracuse 125 46.3 39 20% 66 196 35.5 41 31% 13 178 54.3 64 38% 6
Holy Cross 65 50.4 54 20% 66 116 35.0 37 13% 70 90 44.9 27 33% 24
Air Force 103 56.3 69 16% 68 145 41.2 64 18% 65 166 57.2 70 30% 40
Lafayette 124 50.5 55 16% 69 183 32.1 20 21% 58 166 42.1 12 22% 67
Wagner 137 53.9 66 14% 70 182 34.8 36 16% 69 96 45.0 31 23% 62