Morning links: Jazz starting unit ranked No. 17; BYU football a top scoring defense over the past five seasons

Posted: February 28, 2017 in BYU, BYU Cougars, BYU football, college football, football, nba, rankings, Uncategorized, utah jazz

Josh Martin of Bleacher Report ranked every starting lineup in the NBA after the trade deadline and the Utah Jazz came in at No. 17.

After talking about the return of Rodney Hood, Martin wrote, “Not that the Jazz have set the landscape ablaze with Hood at shooting guard. According to NBA.com, they’ve been outscored by 4.7 points per 100 possessions with the above arrangement but have obliterated the opposition by 22.2 points per 100 possessions when Joe Ingles gets the call.”

Martin then talks about the success the Jazz have had with Ingles as a starter, saying, “Perhaps Quin Snyder will take it as a sign that he should keep the sharpshooting Australian out there to stretch the floor (43.9 percent from three) for a slasher like All-Star Gordon Hayward and the paint-packing pair of Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert.”

BYU football a top scoring defense over the last five seasons

Pick Six Previews on Twitter listed the best scoring defenses in college football over the past five seasons and the BYU Cougars made the list at No. 12.

Continue reading at DeseretNews.com.

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