Gonna let the stats speak for themselves on this one.

Debate the era, debate the team, debate the positional disparity. Whatever you wish.

Heck, even argue that the context is totally skewed if you really want.

But stats are stats. Read 'em and, well, take what you will from them.

Acie Earl, Moline forward

Freshman year at Iowa (1989-90)

vs.

Ricky Davis, Davenport North guard/forward

Freshman year at Iowa (1997-98)

vs.

Chasson Randle, Rock Island guard

Freshman year at Stanford (2011-12)

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Games played

Earl 22 ... Davis 31 ... Randle 37

Team record

Earl 12-16 ... Davis 20-11... Randle 26-11, NIT title

Team record the year before Q-C product arrived

Earl 23-10 ... Davis 22-10 ... Randle 15-16

Points (per game)

Earl 131 (6.0) ... Davis 464 (15.0) ... Randle 512 (13.8)

Field goals made-attempted

Earl 48-109 (44.0%) ... Davis 173-371 (46.6%) ... Randle 169-385 (43.9%)

3-point field goals made-attempted

Earl 1-3 (33.3%) ... Davis 28-91 (30.8%) ... Randle 85-194 (43.8%)

Free throws made-attempted

Earl 34-46 (73.9%) ... Davis 90-129 (69.8%) ... Randle 89-117 (76.1%)

Rebounds (per game)

Earl 78 (3.6) ... Davis 148 (4.8) ... Randle 119 (3.2)

Assists (per game)

Earl 24 (1.1) ... Davis 74 (2.4) ... Randle 76 (2.1)

Games played in the NBA

Earl 193 over four seasons ... Davis 736 over 14 seasons ... Randle ???????

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