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Fantasy Basketball Rankings - UCONN Alumni

Despite the bursting of the bubble for the UCONN football team following an embarassing loss to the Cincinnatti Bearcats, the school still has a handful of quality NBA players to make fantasy basketball fans happy. The drop by Ben Gordon from 20th overall to 86 is odd but is likely a result of a small sample size. However, the UCONN alumni ranked ahead of him is not too surprising.


The Beast of the Big East!

I don't expect Rudy Gay to be considered better than Gordon, but he does fill-up the boxscore and that goes a long way in this ranking system. If Emeka Okafor could hit his free throws, he would be considered the best of the lot. Double digit scoring and rebounding along with blocked shots goes a longer way than the field goal accuracy of Rip Hamilton or the three-point and free throw prowess of Ray Allen.

My fellow Huskies are ranked according to NBA.com's Fantasy Sports Performance Index (FSPI). To delve more into more detail, click through, but, to sum-up, FSPI is:

Each player is given an FSPI value for each standard rotisserie category (FG%, FT%, 3-pointers, Points, Rebounds, Assists, Steals, and Blocks) for both totals and per game averages. They are then given a total score for each of those stat collections that averages out all of their per-game and totals FSPI. We then give you a "Combined FSPI" that averages the scores for both totals and averages. If a player leads the league in a particular category, he gets a 10.00. If he is at the bottom of the fantasy barrel, he scores a 0.00. Easy, right? You want as many 10.0's - or numbers close to 10.00 - as possible. Once you dip under 5.0 in a category, you are looking at an area of weakness that will need to be compensated for elsewhere.
PLAYER NAME TEAM NAME Rank Last Wk FG% FT% PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PT TOT
Ray Allen BOS 19 9 7.78 6.34 6.68 2.57 2.46 1.56 0 8.86 4.53
Richard Hamilton DET 40 28 6.12 5.08 5.46 2.3 4.59 5.38 0 2.38 3.92
Caron Butler WAS 45 34 5.04 5.78 6.76 4.56 1.67 5.64 0.48 0.94 3.86
Rudy Gay MEM 54 79 5.88 4.81 6.08 2.46 0.77 2.6 3.08 4.18 3.73
Emeka Okafor CHA 58 64 6.07 0.2 4.34 8.02 0.26 4.71 5.58 0 3.65
Ben Gordon CHI 86 20 0.92 6.48 5.85 2.93 1.82 2.82 0 5.2 3.25
Hilton Armstrong NOH 203 293 5.06 4.58 1.55 2.54 0.57 1.41 1.4 0 2.14
Charlie Villanueva MIL 261 194 2.26 3.98 2.15 2.93 0.57 0 0.48 1.89 1.78
Donyell Marshall CLE 287 263 3.52 4.58 0.54 0.42 0.58 0 1.88 0.96 1.56
Jake Voskuhl MIL 307 319 4.5 4.28 0.56 1.53 0 0 0.7 0 1.45
Josh Boone NJN 353 304 4.17 3.58 0.21 0.91 0 0.6 0 0 1.18
Marcus Williams NJN INJ INJ INJ INJ INJ INJ INJ INJ INJ INJ INJ