West Coast Conference Final Player WAR Rankings

(I will be crunching the numbers and giving complete player rankings for EVERY D1 conference, using conference only stats and win/loss results as each conference regular season ends. The “write ups” will follow pretty similar formats, since I don’t really have the time to spend much time with each write up. Will obviously tweet out results as usual as soon as each post is up. At the end of each conference write up, I will try to include links to all conference write ups that have already been posted – and maybe an ETA for the next conference.)

Click the following link for ALL the data in excel, fully sortable:

WCCPlayerWARranking

What we may garner from the above results….

Player of the Year: Kyle Wiltjer, Gonzaga – squeaked it out, leading the conference in Wins Above Replacement (4.3). Kyle Collinsworth of BYU edged him in HnI (154) and Points Added to average conference lineup per 70 possessions (+7.4) Adom Jacko of Loyola Marymount would have been in the mix with his tops WAR/40 (5.2), but he missed four games – knocking him out of the POY and 1st team mix.

1st Team All Conference – with Wiltjer and Collinsworth would have to be Domantas Sabonis of Gonzaga, Jared Brownridge of Santa Clara, and Dane Pineau of St. Mary’s.

Players who topped the conference in something or another in terms of rating subsets:

Kyle Wiltjer, Gonzaga: #1 in overall Offensive Rating (+9.7 PA) and overall Scoring Rating (+11.0 Points Added)

Dane Pineau, St. Mary’s: #1 in Two Point Production Rating (+9.7 PA)

Alec Wintering, Portland: #1 in Free Throw Production Rating (+4.3 PA)

Eric Thompson, Pacific: #1 in Rebound Rating (+6.0 PA)

Jito Kok, San Diego: #1 in Defensive Stops Rating (steals, blocks, & fouls, +2.6 PA)

D’Marques Tyson, Portland: #1 in Three Point Production Rating (+8.5 PA)

Amadi Udenyi, Pepperdine: #1 in Handles/Passing Rating (Assists & Turnovers, +5.4 PA)

A.J. John, Pepperdine: #1 in overall Defensive Rating (+3.6 PA)

 

Previous Final 2016 Conference Player WAR Ranking links:
America East Conference
Atlantic Sun Conference
Big South Conference
Colonial Athletic Association
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Missouri Valley Conference
Northeast Conference
Ohio Valley Conference
Patriot League
Southern Conference
Summit League

Dan

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