Stat Shows How Dominant Luka Garza Has Been This Season– Over the previous week, no player in faculty basketball has been as dominant as Iowa’s Luka Garza.
The senior middle is on an incredible run by way of the first three games of the season. Garza is averaging 34 factors and 9.7 rebounds per sport – and that’s without playing a lot of the second halves.
The truth is, the Hawkeyes massive man has finished an insane quantity of injury within the first half of games this season. How much, you ask?
Nicely, the Participant of the 12 months candidate has scored no less than 30 factors in every of the final two games – earlier than halftime. He went on to attain 41 factors and 35 factors in his final two games, whereas sitting on the bench for many of the second half.
ESPN broke down simply how good Garza has been this season. His 76 factors within the final two games are probably the most by a Large Ten participant over a two-game stretch within the final 10 years.
Past that, his 102 factors are probably the most by a Division 1 player by way of his staff’s first three games within the final 10 seasons as nicely.
Following the 2019-20 season, Garza had a choice to make: enter the NBA draft or return to the faculty ranks. By the first three games of the season, it looks like that call could also be paying off.
Iowa sits at 3-0 on the season and is the No. Three team within the country.