Current School: Georgia Southern Eagles

Offensive Style Metric History

SeasonSchoolOff. EfficiencyAssist%TO%Off. Rebound%FTA/FGA% Shots BlockedFouls Drawn%%Shots 3FG%Assisted 3FGs%Shots Mid-Range% Midrange Assisted%Shots at Rim%Assisted at Rim%Shots in Transition
2014Georgia Southern104.238.915.130.40.2518.427.10.37266.522.813.540.341.024.9
2015Georgia Southern104.049.215.134.20.2338.426.90.41973.924.226.634.234.820.7
2016Georgia Southern105.744.013.830.40.26711.927.10.43877.321.515.834.635.323.2
2017Georgia Southern106.740.714.626.00.26610.027.40.43875.921.88.634.534.519.5
2018Georgia Southern107.238.913.631.10.26310.029.10.39475.724.111.036.936.621.5
2019Georgia Southern108.839.616.027.90.2467.526.20.31181.925.319.843.544.129.3

Defensive Style Metric History

SeasonSchoolDef. EfficiencyAssist%% of TOs Live-BallDef. Rebound%Opponent FTA/FGAFouls Committed%%Shots 3FG%Shots Mid-Range%Shots at Rim%Shots Dunks% of Shots in TransitionNon-Transition eFG%Tempo
2014Georgia Southern103.851.878.370.30.22525.80.36627.835.84.916.249.80%67.1
2015Georgia Southern91.849.176.668.80.21125.80.37030.232.64.617.643.60%65.0
2016Georgia Southern103.649.269.866.90.30231.30.40423.835.55.720.549.00%71.2
2017Georgia Southern103.651.770.167.60.22727.50.41121.737.75.521.449.30%70.5
2018Georgia Southern99.148.366.068.80.22927.20.39624.535.85.919.347.30%70.5
2019Georgia Southern99.448.263.972.20.21423.80.38222.738.56.823.148.80%75.3

Mark Byington Coaching Summary

Mark Byington’s team was in the 97th percentile of teams in pace of play. Tempo is merely stylistic and descriptive, it carries no negative nor positive connotation. Faster paced teams are toward the top (higher percentile) and slower paced teams are toward the bottom (lower percentile).

All teams have a half-court offensive philosophy as not every offensive possession will be in a transitional situation. Mark Byington had an offensive style in his latest coached season that was closest to being consistent with a Flex offense. It does not necessarily mean that the coach followed this offensive orthodoxy, but stylistically was most similar to this style of play.

On the offensive end, Mark Byington had a team that had an offense that was more-or-less balanced as far shot distribution is concerned.It is supported by the metrics in the tables above. When it came to distributing the ball and emphasis on ball movement or scoring off the dribble, the latest season’s metrics support the following:

  • From 3 point range, Above-average emphasis on ball movement to set up three point shots.
  • From the mid-range, Mid-range shots are taken off the dribble, there’s hardly any intent to set up mid-range shots.
  • At the rim, Greater emphasis on scoring at the rim on cuts to the basket.

Defense much like offense, there is much diversity of thought as far as style of play. There are teams that have both full court and half-court defense and in the case of the latest season for Mark Byington, Some Backcourt Pressure.

In the half-court, Mark Byington featured a defensive footprint that was consistent with a team that sported a Man-to-Man. Its effectiveness is indicated by the defensive efficiency metric as seen in the above tables.
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