Inside the numbers on basketball’s first weekend

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By Matthew DeGeorge

There were close to 30 boys basketball games in the first weekend of the season, which provided plenty of interesting looks at a variety of teams. Considering that only four of those affairs featured Delco teams playing each other, the slate allowed plenty of comparisons to other teams and provides and interesting barometer by which to evaluate the Delco teams moving forward.

For now, let’s stick to the numbers. Here is a handful that stuck out to me.

2 – Haverford players who appeared Germantown Academy and also played more than 10 games last season. The lucky duo was Connor Guilfoil and Jack Farrell. Some of that is unfixable given the graduation defections. Getting Matt Corbett and Jack Donaghy back after their football layover will be a help, but the youth of the side that played GA should minimize concern over that performance.

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