Current School: South Carolina State Bulldogs

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
2014South Carolina St.92.653.818.535.10.22410.027.20.30783.135.751.333.533.619.8
2015South Carolina St.91.351.016.231.00.20010.925.70.32971.734.542.032.332.722.5
2016South Carolina St.106.248.814.829.20.2637.027.80.30182.133.242.236.738.524.4
2017South Carolina St.99.347.715.328.20.2118.924.50.31374.531.534.837.338.226.2
2018South Carolina St.99.542.516.330.00.2539.126.40.31568.334.731.234.735.822.6
2019South Carolina St.100.347.617.932.20.3038.630.50.30786.034.732.034.435.220.1

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
2014South Carolina St.107.252.966.965.50.29828.80.34526.439.57.924.050.20%66.6
2015South Carolina St.102.453.669.967.40.22926.90.36827.636.86.523.849.70%65.0
2016South Carolina St.106.250.655.468.90.27828.10.37223.938.76.023.949.50%68.8
2017South Carolina St.113.950.556.864.70.27127.50.34421.943.55.524.353.70%69.8
2018South Carolina St.112.350.650.067.30.23526.00.38420.740.95.924.355.10%73.4
2019South Carolina St.108.950.448.370.40.27728.50.39821.638.97.423.154.20%69.2

Murray Garvin Coaching Summary

Murray Garvin’s team was in the 52nd 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. Murray Garvin 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, Murray Garvin had a team that had an offense that emphasized scoring inside the perimeter.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, Strongly emphasized ball movement to set up three point shots.
  • From the mid-range, Above-average emphasis on ball movement to set up mid-range shots.
  • At the rim, Above-average emphasis on scoring at the rim off the dribble.

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 Murray Garvin, Full Court Pressure.

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