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UMass is the worst scoring defense in the country, giving up 43 points per game. We are tied for 106 with Bowling Green and Texas Tech, giving up 32.5 points per game. These are strict NCAA stats with no exclusions. UGA is the best at 7.5 points per game (they are legitimately an outlier, as is UMass on the other side).

The average team gives up 26.4 points per game, and the standard deviation is 6.6 points per game. So, we're nearly a full deviation outside the norm. You can safely say that we have a bad defense.

We're 6 points away from being a middle of the road defense, and we're 12 points away from being good.

Boston College is "good"--#25. (20.5 points per game, almost a standard deviation below the average). Houston at 20.1 points per game is almost exactly a standard deviation below the norm.

South Alabama is "average", giving up 26.4 points per game

We are almost exactly a standard deviation worse than the norm on scoring defense.