11 Jelani Currie
11 Jelani Currie
Height: 6-4
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Albany, N.Y.
High School: Albany Academy
Position: Guard
gp 33
pts/g 5.8
fg % 48.1
3pt % 45.9
ft % 70.6
reb/g 2.8
a/g 0.8

2014-15 (JUNIOR):
Took part in 33 games and made nine starts … averaged 5.8 points and 2.8 rebounds per game … shot .481 from the field, .459 from beyond the arc and .706 at the line … totaled 28 assists, 14 blocks and 12 steals … posted a career-high six rebounds and four assists in the opener against Our Lady of the Lake (11/14) … scored eight points with three boards, two assists and a steal at St. Louis (11/23) … grabbed a career-high seven rebounds against MVSU (11/28) … posted two steals to go with six points and three rebounds against UTSA (12/15) … had a tremendous 27 points, going 7-for-7 from downtown, at CSUN (12/20) … posted two blocks at Fullerton (12/22) … tallied career-high three steals at UCA (1/6) … snared five rebounds on the defensive end at Nicholls (1/17) … had a solid game off the bench with nine points and two assists against Northwestern State (1/20) … delivered eight points in 23 minutes against Incarnate Word (2/3) … added nine points, five rebounds and two assists at Sam Houston State (2/7) … netted 14 points against Houston Baptist (3/5) … huge game off the bench at FGCU (3/18) scoring 12 points on 5-for-5 shooting.

2013-14 (SOPHOMORE):
Played in 26 games, making six starts … notched 54 points, 26 rebounds and 10 assists on the season … went 16-for-39 from the field (.410) and 5-for-12 from beyond the arc (.417) … posted an assist, a rebound and a block against Tennessee Tech (11/16) … scored a career-best 15 points off the bench against UTSA (11/23), adding six rebounds … had eight points and two assists against Central Michigan (11/26) … posted two steals against Cal State Northridge (12/20) … scored five points in six minutes at Incarnate Word (2/6) … provided 11 strong minutes off the bench at Northern Colorado (3/19), scoring four points.

2012-13 (FRESHMAN):
Played in 18 games, averaging 1.8 points in 10.3 minutes per contest … was 12-for-31 from the floor and snared 14 rebounds on the season … made his Islanders debut against Texas Lutheran (11/10) … scored his first career point with a free throw against Toledo (11/28) and added a block … scored two points against UTSA (12/21) … exploded for 13 points on 6-for-8 shooting against Cal State Fullerton (2/23) … added seven points with a pair of threes against Southeastern La. (2/28).

HIGH SCHOOL:
Played at Albany Academy under Brian Fruscio … was named all-area his final two seasons on the court … as a senior, averaged 22 points, eight rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocks … led the Cadets to a 14-5 record … played his AAU ball for the Albany City Rocks under Jim Hart … also was a standout in track and field and football at Albany Academy … was twice the state champion in the triple jump and was the New York State Federation champ in the event as well … was a first team all-area wide receiver in football.

PERSONAL:
Jelani Currie was born on July, 23, 1994, in Albany, N.Y. … son of Kenyette and Neal Currie … Neal played basketball at Siena in the 1980s … has two brothers, Jasiri and Jair, and a sister, Jahia … intends to major in marketing at the Island University.

Recent Games
Mar 5 Houston Baptist W, 85-72
Mar 7 Abilene Christian W, 58-27
Mar 12 vs. University of New Orleans W, 61-58
Mar 13 vs. Sam Houston State L, 70-67
Mar 18 at FGCU W, 75-69
Mar 23 Kent St. L, 69-65
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 17
Games started 9 -
Minutes 671 324
Minutes per game 20.3 19.1
FG 63-131 29-66
FG Pct 48.1 43.9
3PT 17-37 3-10
3PT Pct 45.9 30.0
FT 48-68 23-37
FT Pct 70.6 62.2
Off rebounds 29 16
Def rebounds 65 31
Total rebounds 94 47
Rebounds per game 2.8 2.8
Personal fouls 56 31
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 28 11
Turnovers 30 14
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 0.8
Steals 22 11
Blocks 14 7
Points 191 84
Points per game 5.8 4.9
Points per 40 min 11.4 10.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 14 Our Lady of the Lake W, 73-58 1 30 3-6 50.0 0-1 0.0 4-5 80.0 10
Nov 18 at Georgetown L, 78-62 1 18 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Nov 23 at Saint Louis W, 62-56 1 29 3-5 60.0 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 8
Nov 25 at Bradley L, 52-38 1 23 0-4 0.0 0-2 0.0 2-4 50.0 2
Nov 28 Mississippi Val. W, 75-66 1 34 1-5 20.0 1-4 25.0 2-2 100.0 5
Nov 29 vs. Radford L, 57-46 1 13 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 6 Denver L, 64-48 1 6 1-1 100.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 3
Dec 15 UTSA L, 73-60 1 19 2-6 33.3 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Dec 17 at Denver L, 83-73 1 17 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 20 at CSUN W, 75-68 - 29 8-9 88.9 7-7 100.0 4-4 100.0 27
Dec 22 at Cal St. Fullerton L, 82-77 - 8 1-3 33.3 0-2 0.0 1-1 100.0 3
Dec 30 Jarvis Christian W, 87-55 - 14 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 4-4 100.0 8
Jan 6 at Central Arkansas W, 77-70 - 11 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 6
Jan 10 McNeese State W, 71-61 - 19 1-5 20.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 12 Lamar L, 66-64 - 7 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 1
Jan 17 at Nicholls W, 69-66 - 28 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 3
Jan 20 Northwestern State W, 88-76 - 25 3-4 75.0 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 9
Jan 24 at New Orleans W, 71-67 - 20 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-5 0.0 4
Jan 26 at Southeastern La. W, 70-61 - 13 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 31 at Stephen F. Austin L, 61-51 - 20 2-2 100.0 1-1 100.0 0-2 0.0 5
Feb 3 Incarnate Word W, 71-70 - 23 3-6 50.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 8
Feb 7 at Sam Houston State L, 67-59 - 27 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 9
Feb 9 at Houston Baptist L, 77-66 - 21 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 14 Stephen F. Austin W, 71-63 - 15 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Feb 16 New Orleans W, 55-53 - 17 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Feb 21 at Incarnate Word L, 74-68 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at Abilene Christian W, 67-44 - 15 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Feb 28 Sam Houston State W, 61-59 - 29 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Mar 5 Houston Baptist W, 85-72 - 24 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 14
Mar 7 Abilene Christian W, 58-27 - 10 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Mar 12 vs. University of New Orleans W, 61-58 - 27 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Mar 13 vs. Sam Houston State L, 70-67 - 28 3-6 50.0 2-2 100.0 0-1 0.0 8
Mar 18 at FGCU W, 75-69 - 27 5-5 100.0 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 12
Mar 23 Kent St. L, 69-65 - 25 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 3
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 14 Our Lady of the Lake W, 73-58 1 30 1 5 6 4 1 4.0 0 0 0 0
Nov 18 at Georgetown L, 78-62 1 18 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 0 1 4 -
Nov 23 at Saint Louis W, 62-56 1 29 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 25 at Bradley L, 52-38 1 23 2 1 3 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Nov 28 Mississippi Val. W, 75-66 1 34 2 5 7 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 0
Nov 29 vs. Radford L, 57-46 1 13 2 3 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Dec 6 Denver L, 64-48 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Dec 15 UTSA L, 73-60 1 19 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 2 0 2 0
Dec 17 at Denver L, 83-73 1 17 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Dec 20 at CSUN W, 75-68 - 29 1 1 2 1 2 0.5 1 0 2 -
Dec 22 at Cal St. Fullerton L, 82-77 - 8 0 1 1 1 2 0.5 1 2 0 -
Dec 30 Jarvis Christian W, 87-55 - 14 0 1 1 2 1 2.0 2 0 1 -
Jan 6 at Central Arkansas W, 77-70 - 11 0 2 2 2 0 - 3 0 3 0
Jan 10 McNeese State W, 71-61 - 19 1 1 2 0 0 - 1 0 3 -
Jan 12 Lamar L, 66-64 - 7 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 2 0 0 0
Jan 17 at Nicholls W, 69-66 - 28 0 5 5 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 -
Jan 20 Northwestern State W, 88-76 - 25 2 0 2 2 2 1.0 0 1 2 0
Jan 24 at New Orleans W, 71-67 - 20 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Jan 26 at Southeastern La. W, 70-61 - 13 1 3 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 31 at Stephen F. Austin L, 61-51 - 20 2 1 3 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 3 Incarnate Word W, 71-70 - 23 2 1 3 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Feb 7 at Sam Houston State L, 67-59 - 27 3 2 5 2 1 2.0 1 1 2 -
Feb 9 at Houston Baptist L, 77-66 - 21 1 2 3 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Feb 14 Stephen F. Austin W, 71-63 - 15 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 2 0
Feb 16 New Orleans W, 55-53 - 17 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 0
Feb 21 at Incarnate Word L, 74-68 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at Abilene Christian W, 67-44 - 15 2 1 3 0 1 0.0 1 2 0 -
Feb 28 Sam Houston State W, 61-59 - 29 2 2 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 4 0
Mar 5 Houston Baptist W, 85-72 - 24 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 1 1 0
Mar 7 Abilene Christian W, 58-27 - 10 0 3 3 0 0 - 1 2 1 0
Mar 12 vs. University of New Orleans W, 61-58 - 27 0 4 4 1 0 - 1 2 3 -
Mar 13 vs. Sam Houston State L, 70-67 - 28 0 5 5 1 0 - 1 1 3 -
Mar 18 at FGCU W, 75-69 - 27 1 1 2 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 -
Mar 23 Kent St. L, 69-65 - 25 1 2 3 0 0 - 2 1 2 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2012-13 18 - 10.3 0.7-1.7 38.7 0.2-0.5 33.3 0.3-0.7 38.5 1.8
2013-14 25 6 8.8 0.6-1.6 41.0 0.2-0.5 41.7 0.7-1.1 60.7 2.2
2014-15 33 9 20.3 1.9-4.0 48.1 0.5-1.1 45.9 1.5-2.1 70.6 5.8
Total 76 15 14.2 1.2-2.6 45.3 0.3-0.8 43.1 0.9-1.4 64.2 3.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2012-13 18 - 186 12-31 38.7 3-9 33.3 5-13 38.5 32
2013-14 25 6 219 16-39 41.0 5-12 41.7 17-28 60.7 54
2014-15 33 9 671 63-131 48.1 17-37 45.9 48-68 70.6 191
Total 76 15 1076 91-201 45.3 25-58 43.1 70-109 64.2 277
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2012-13 18 - 10.3 2.6-6.7 38.7 0.6-1.9 33.3 1.1-2.8 38.5 6.9
2013-14 25 6 8.8 2.9-7.1 41.0 0.9-2.2 41.7 3.1-5.1 60.7 9.9
2014-15 33 9 20.3 3.8-7.8 48.1 1.0-2.2 45.9 2.9-4.1 70.6 11.4
Total 76 15 14.2 3.4-7.5 45.3 0.9-2.2 43.1 2.6-4.1 64.2 10.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2012-13 18 - 10.3 0.3 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.0 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.0 0.1
2013-14 25 6 8.8 0.4 0.6 1.0 1.2 0.0 0.4 0.3 1.1 0.2 0.0
2014-15 33 9 20.3 0.9 2.0 2.8 1.7 0.0 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.4
Total 76 15 14.2 0.6 1.2 1.8 1.3 0.0 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.4 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2012-13 18 - 186 5 9 14 10 0 7 14 0.5 0 2
2013-14 25 6 219 10 16 26 29 0 9 8 1.1 5 1
2014-15 33 9 671 29 65 94 56 0 28 30 0.9 22 14
Total 76 15 1076 44 90 134 95 0 44 52 0.8 27 17
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2012-13 18 - 10.3 1.1 1.9 3.0 2.2 0.0 1.5 3.0 0.5 0.0 0.4
2013-14 25 6 8.8 1.8 2.9 4.7 5.3 0.0 1.6 1.5 1.1 0.9 0.2
2014-15 33 9 20.3 1.7 3.9 5.6 3.3 0.0 1.7 1.8 0.9 1.3 0.8
Total 76 15 14.2 1.6 3.3 5.0 3.5 0.0 1.6 1.9 0.8 1.0 0.6
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 33 9 20.3 1.9-4.0 48.1 0.5-1.1 45.9 1.5-2.1 70.6 5.8
Conference 17 - 19.1 1.7-3.9 43.9 0.2-0.6 30.0 1.4-2.2 62.2 4.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 4 19.8 1.7-4.2 41.3 0.2-0.9 21.4 2.1-2.5 81.6 5.7
Away 15 4 20.4 2.1-3.9 55.2 0.8-1.3 60.0 1.0-1.8 55.6 6.1
Neutral 3 1 22.7 1.7-3.3 50.0 0.7-1.0 66.7 0.7-1.0 66.7 4.7
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Wins 20 3 22.0 2.4-4.4 53.4 0.6-1.4 48.1 1.9-2.5 76.0 7.3
Losses 13 6 17.8 1.2-3.3 37.2 0.3-0.8 40.0 0.8-1.4 55.6 3.5
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November 6 6 24.5 1.3-3.8 34.8 0.3-1.7 20.0 1.5-2.2 69.2 4.5
December 6 3 15.5 2.7-4.2 64.0 1.3-2.0 66.7 1.8-1.8 100.0 8.5
January 8 - 17.9 1.4-3.0 45.8 0.4-1.0 37.5 0.9-2.2 38.9 4.0
February 7 - 21.0 1.9-4.3 43.3 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.1-1.3 88.9 4.9
March 6 - 23.5 2.5-4.8 51.7 0.7-1.0 66.7 2.2-2.8 76.5 7.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 33 9 671 63-131 48.1 17-37 45.9 48-68 70.6 191
Conference 17 - 324 29-66 43.9 3-10 30.0 23-37 62.2 84
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 15 4 297 26-63 41.3 3-14 21.4 31-38 81.6 86
Away 15 4 306 32-58 55.2 12-20 60.0 15-27 55.6 91
Neutral 3 1 68 5-10 50.0 2-3 66.7 2-3 66.7 14
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Wins 20 3 439 47-88 53.4 13-27 48.1 38-50 76.0 145
Losses 13 6 232 16-43 37.2 4-10 40.0 10-18 55.6 46
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November 6 6 147 8-23 34.8 2-10 20.0 9-13 69.2 27
December 6 3 93 16-25 64.0 8-12 66.7 11-11 100.0 51
January 8 - 143 11-24 45.8 3-8 37.5 7-18 38.9 32
February 7 - 147 13-30 43.3 0-1 0.0 8-9 88.9 34
March 6 - 141 15-29 51.7 4-6 66.7 13-17 76.5 47
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 33 9 20.3 3.8-7.8 48.1 1.0-2.2 45.9 2.9-4.1 70.6 11.4
Conference 17 - 19.1 3.6-8.1 43.9 0.4-1.2 30.0 2.8-4.6 62.2 10.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 4 19.8 3.5-8.5 41.3 0.4-1.9 21.4 4.2-5.1 81.6 11.6
Away 15 4 20.4 4.2-7.6 55.2 1.6-2.6 60.0 2.0-3.5 55.6 11.9
Neutral 3 1 22.7 2.9-5.9 50.0 1.2-1.8 66.7 1.2-1.8 66.7 8.2
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Wins 20 3 22.0 4.3-8.0 53.4 1.2-2.5 48.1 3.5-4.6 76.0 13.2
Losses 13 6 17.8 2.8-7.4 37.2 0.7-1.7 40.0 1.7-3.1 55.6 7.9
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November 6 6 24.5 2.2-6.3 34.8 0.5-2.7 20.0 2.4-3.5 69.2 7.3
December 6 3 15.5 6.9-10.8 64.0 3.4-5.2 66.7 4.7-4.7 100.0 21.9
January 8 - 17.9 3.1-6.7 45.8 0.8-2.2 37.5 2.0-5.0 38.9 9.0
February 7 - 21.0 3.5-8.2 43.3 0.0-0.3 0.0 2.2-2.4 88.9 9.3
March 6 - 23.5 4.3-8.2 51.7 1.1-1.7 66.7 3.7-4.8 76.5 13.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 33 9 20.3 0.9 2.0 2.8 1.7 0.0 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.4
Conference 17 - 19.1 0.9 1.8 2.8 1.8 0.0 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 4 19.8 0.8 1.8 2.6 1.7 0.0 0.8 0.7 1.1 0.8 0.3
Away 15 4 20.4 1.0 1.7 2.7 1.7 0.0 0.9 1.2 0.8 0.5 0.4
Neutral 3 1 22.7 0.7 4.0 4.7 2.0 - 0.7 0.3 2.0 0.7 1.0
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Wins 20 3 22.0 0.8 2.3 3.1 2.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.7 0.4
Losses 13 6 17.8 1.0 1.5 2.5 1.2 0.0 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.5
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November 6 6 24.5 1.3 2.8 4.2 1.8 0.0 1.3 1.3 1.0 0.2 0.2
December 6 3 15.5 0.5 0.8 1.3 0.8 0.0 0.8 1.2 0.7 1.0 0.3
January 8 - 17.9 0.8 1.9 2.6 2.0 0.0 0.9 1.1 0.8 0.8 0.1
February 7 - 21.0 1.4 1.7 3.1 1.9 0.0 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.4
March 6 - 23.5 0.3 2.7 3.0 1.8 0.0 0.7 0.2 4.0 0.8 1.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 33 9 671 29 65 94 56 0 28 30 0.9 22 14
Conference 17 - 324 16 31 47 31 0 11 14 0.8 11 7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 4 297 12 27 39 25 0 12 11 1.1 12 5
Away 15 4 306 15 26 41 25 0 14 18 0.8 8 6
Neutral 3 1 68 2 12 14 6 - 2 1 2.0 2 3
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Wins 20 3 439 16 45 61 40 0 19 19 1.0 13 8
Losses 13 6 232 13 20 33 16 0 9 11 0.8 9 6
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November 6 6 147 8 17 25 11 0 8 8 1.0 1 1
December 6 3 93 3 5 8 5 0 5 7 0.7 6 2
January 8 - 143 6 15 21 16 0 7 9 0.8 6 1
February 7 - 147 10 12 22 13 0 4 5 0.8 4 3
March 6 - 141 2 16 18 11 0 4 1 4.0 5 7
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 33 9 20.3 1.7 3.9 5.6 3.3 0.0 1.7 1.8 0.9 1.3 0.8
Conference 17 - 19.1 2.0 3.8 5.8 3.8 0.0 1.4 1.7 0.8 1.4 0.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 4 19.8 1.6 3.6 5.3 3.4 0.0 1.6 1.5 1.1 1.6 0.7
Away 15 4 20.4 2.0 3.4 5.4 3.3 0.0 1.8 2.4 0.8 1.0 0.8
Neutral 3 1 22.7 1.2 7.1 8.2 3.5 0.0 1.2 0.6 2.0 1.2 1.8
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Wins 20 3 22.0 1.5 4.1 5.6 3.6 0.0 1.7 1.7 1.0 1.2 0.7
Losses 13 6 17.8 2.2 3.4 5.7 2.8 0.0 1.6 1.9 0.8 1.6 1.0
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November 6 6 24.5 2.2 4.6 6.8 3.0 0.0 2.2 2.2 1.0 0.3 0.3
December 6 3 15.5 1.3 2.2 3.4 2.2 0.0 2.2 3.0 0.7 2.6 0.9
January 8 - 17.9 1.7 4.2 5.9 4.5 0.0 2.0 2.5 0.8 1.7 0.3
February 7 - 21.0 2.7 3.3 6.0 3.5 0.0 1.1 1.4 0.8 1.1 0.8
March 6 - 23.5 0.6 4.5 5.1 3.1 0.0 1.1 0.3 4.0 1.4 2.0