Offered for your consideration, and without further analysis. (For now. We'll have more on this later.)
Adjusted efficiency is how a team would be expected to perform against an average opponent on a neutral court. If you don't know what efficiency is or why it matters, start here.
|Adjusted Offensive Efficiency
|Adjusted Defensive Efficiency
|Washington State||124.7 (2)||113.0 (317)|
|Gonzaga||108.3 (79)||91.0 (69)|
Granted, it's still very early in the season, and these adjusted ratings tend to fluctuate pretty significantly thanks to small sample size. But who would have thought, after the last half a decade, that Gonzaga would enter tomorrow night's matchup as the dominant defensive team? And that the Cougs would be the team with the offensive juggernaut?