Loyola Marymount has a statistical advantage over Portland in one significant category, scoring, where the Lions have an edge over the Pilots, 71 points per game to 61 points per game.
- The Loyola Marymount assist leader (Chase Flint) has more assists than the Portland assist leader (David Carr).
- Loyola Marymount has a much lower out-of-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Portland ($28,548 vs $43,706).
- Anthony Ireland is ranked 9th nationally in points, 10th in the West Coast in rebounds, 9th in the West Coast in three-pointers, 8th in the West Coast in assists, and 8th in the West Coast in steals.
- Loyola Marymount is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Loyola Marymount is 208 lbs compared to 203 lbs for Portland.
- Loyola Marymount has a better overall winning percentage over the last 30 years (0.432 to 0.406).
- Ayodeji Egbeyemi is ranked 8th in the West Coast in rebounds and 9th in the West Coast in three-pointers.
- Loyola Marymount players are more experienced than Portland players (10,674 minutes played vs 8,323 minutes played).
- Ashley Hamilton is ranked 5th in the West Coast in rebounds.
- The Loyola Marymount steals leader (Anthony Ireland) has more steals than the Portland steals leader (Korey Thieleke).
- Diaper Dandies love us. Loyola Marymount has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than Portland (2 vs 0).
- Chase Flint is ranked 7th in the West Coast in assists.