But perhaps no assist was more significant than the one he got from a newly formed "Sports Analytics Club" at his alma mater Edmondson-Westside.
The club's deep dive into his statistics helped start a push that led to Webster's posthumous induction into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in November.
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Issue 250: December 2018 / January 2019