21 Osun Osunniyi
21 Osun Osunniyi
Height: 6-10
Weight: 190
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Pleasantville, N.J.
High School: Mainland
Previous College: Putnam Science Academy
Position: F/C
Major: Journalism/Mass Communication
gp 34
pts/g 7.5
fg % 57.1
3pt % -
ft % 66.7
reb/g 7.6
a/g 0.8

As A Freshman (2018-19) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • Was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team as well as the A-10's All-Defensive Team
  • Ranked sixth in the nation in blocked shots (2.6 per game)
  • Led all NCAA Division I freshmen in blocks
  • His 92 total blocks are the second-best single season total in team history
  • Led all A-10 players in blocks
  • Led the team with six double-doubles
  • Ranked third in the A-10 in rebounding at 7.6 per game
  • Also ranked seventh in the A-10 in field goal percentage at .571
  • Scored in double figures nine times
  • Blocked three or more shots in 19 games including seven in a row to conclude the season
  • Blocked a season-high seven shots in win over Jackson State 11/10/18
  • Grabbed double-digit rebounds 11 times
  • Grabbed 22 rebounds in win at Duquesne 2/6/19 (11 offensive and 11 defensive), which was the most rebounds by any A-10 player in the 2018-19 season, the most by a St. Bonaventure player since Andrew Nicholson grabbed 23 against Duquesne in 2012 and also a Palumbo Center record
  • Scored a season-high 18 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in win at GW 3/2/19
  • Scored 10 points, had 11 rebounds and blocked four shots in A-10 Tournament semifinal win over Rhode Island 3/16/19

Prep School
Helped Putnam Science Academy win the school's first national prep championship ... led by Osunniyi’s 27 points and 12 rebounds, Putnam earned the title with a 74-66 overtime win over Northfield Mount Hermon ... he was named the game’s Most Valuable Player ... the Mustangs finished the 2017-18 season with a record of 38-4, including a school record 24-game win streak ... for the year, Osunniyi averaged 10 points, six rebounds and three blocked shots per game ... made 57 percent of his shots overall ... was named to the first team All-Great Atlantic Conference and the All-New England second team ... was ranked third in the state of Connecticut prep school rankings released by New England Recruiting Report in the spring of 2018 and 18th overall in the New England Class of 2018 ... was coached by Tom Espinosa.

High School
Graduated from Mainland High School in Linwood, N.J., in 2017 ... as a senior, he averaged 14.4 points and 11.4 rebounds per game … he led Mainland to a 22-6 mark and the regional semifinals … was injured for most of his junior season … played two seasons on the varsity team … was coached by Dan Williams.

Major:
 Communications
Family:
Son to mother Bobbie Walker, father Fogbenro Osunniyi and wife Cassandra Osunniyi … is the oldest of four siblings with brothers Nana and Mawali and sister Alex.
AAU Teams: South Jersey Select, New Jersey Soldiers
Noteworthy: Originally committed to La Salle prior to prep school … has a 7’8” wingspan, which is just two inches less than Mo Bamba, who has the largest wingspan of any NBA player … chose to wear #21 because that was his high school number … only began playing basketball seriously in his junior year of high school, before which he had grown from 6-2 to his current 6-10 … favorite NBA player is Russell Westbrook … is a fan of the Philadelphia 76ers and the New England Patriots.

Recent Games
Mar 2 at George Washington W, 64-58
Mar 6 at Davidson L, 64-46
Mar 9 Saint Louis W, 66-57
Mar 15 vs. George Mason W, 68-57
Mar 16 vs. Rhode Island W, 68-51
Mar 17 vs. Saint Louis L, 55-53
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 34 18
Games started 21 17
Minutes 923 519
Minutes per game 27.1 28.8
FG 105-184 65-111
FG Pct 57.1 58.6
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 46-69 24-31
FT Pct 66.7 77.4
Off rebounds 100 63
Def rebounds 158 100
Total rebounds 258 163
Rebounds per game 7.6 9.1
Personal fouls 97 55
Disqualifications 3 2
Assists 26 15
Turnovers 30 9
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 1.7
Steals 18 8
Blocks 92 47
Points 256 154
Points per game 7.5 8.6
Points per 40 min 11.1 11.9
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 2 Alfred W, 90-42 0 16 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Nov 7 Bucknell L, 88-85 - 15 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 8
Nov 10 Jackson St. W, 67-36 - 29 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 5
Nov 12 at Niagara L, 80-72 - 21 7-8 87.5 0-0 - 0-0 - 14
Nov 19 vs. Georgia State L, 75-65 1 15 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 0
Nov 20 vs. Boise St. L, 72-52 - 25 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Nov 21 vs. Akron L, 61-49 - 22 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 3
Nov 28 Canisius W, 70-55 0 28 6-9 66.7 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 12
Dec 1 Delaware St. W, 90-61 0 23 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 5 Siena W, 82-40 0 20 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 13
Dec 8 #17 Buffalo L, 80-62 - 20 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 3
Dec 18 at Vermont L, 83-76 - 29 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 8
Dec 21 at Northeastern L, 64-59 - 21 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 4
Dec 29 at Syracuse L, 81-48 - 31 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 6 at George Mason L, 68-53 - 17 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Jan 9 Saint Joseph's W, 73-47 1 30 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Jan 12 vs. Fordham W, 71-64 1 32 6-8 75.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 16
Jan 16 at Rhode Island L, 75-63 1 17 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 5
Jan 19 Dayton L, 89-86 1 35 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Jan 23 at UMass W, 65-51 1 24 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Jan 26 at Richmond W, 66-57 1 32 5-5 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 11
Feb 1 Davidson L, 75-66 1 33 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Feb 6 at Duquesne W, 51-49 1 36 4-14 28.6 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 9
Feb 9 VCU L, 85-55 1 16 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 12 at Saint Joseph's W, 76-51 1 22 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 5
Feb 17 George Mason W, 79-56 1 37 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Feb 20 La Salle W, 62-60 1 37 4-10 40.0 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 9
Feb 23 at Fordham W, 74-53 1 20 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Feb 27 Duquesne W, 68-47 1 32 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 10
Mar 2 at George Washington W, 64-58 1 40 8-9 88.9 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 18
Mar 6 at Davidson L, 64-46 1 38 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Mar 9 Saint Louis W, 66-57 1 21 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 9
Mar 15 vs. George Mason W, 68-57 1 37 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 7
Mar 16 vs. Rhode Island W, 68-51 1 38 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Mar 17 vs. Saint Louis L, 55-53 1 30 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 2 Alfred W, 90-42 0 16 0 4 4 1 1 1.0 0 2 3 0
Nov 7 Bucknell L, 88-85 - 15 3 2 5 0 0 - 0 3 5 0
Nov 10 Jackson St. W, 67-36 - 29 1 2 3 0 2 0.0 4 7 1 0
Nov 12 at Niagara L, 80-72 - 21 2 0 2 0 3 0.0 0 2 4 -
Nov 19 vs. Georgia State L, 75-65 1 15 2 2 4 1 1 1.0 0 2 0 -
Nov 20 vs. Boise St. L, 72-52 - 25 1 1 2 0 0 - 1 1 2 -
Nov 21 vs. Akron L, 61-49 - 22 3 1 4 0 0 - 0 0 4 -
Nov 28 Canisius W, 70-55 0 28 4 7 11 0 1 0.0 0 4 2 0
Dec 1 Delaware St. W, 90-61 0 23 0 6 6 2 3 0.7 0 3 1 0
Dec 5 Siena W, 82-40 0 20 4 3 7 1 0 - 0 2 2 0
Dec 8 #17 Buffalo L, 80-62 - 20 2 1 3 0 1 0.0 3 2 3 0
Dec 18 at Vermont L, 83-76 - 29 2 7 9 0 2 0.0 2 1 4 -
Dec 21 at Northeastern L, 64-59 - 21 1 6 7 1 4 0.3 0 4 5 1
Dec 29 at Syracuse L, 81-48 - 31 1 6 7 1 1 1.0 0 3 2 -
Jan 6 at George Mason L, 68-53 - 17 2 2 4 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Jan 9 Saint Joseph's W, 73-47 1 30 3 9 12 2 0 - 1 1 1 0
Jan 12 vs. Fordham W, 71-64 1 32 6 6 12 3 2 1.5 1 3 2 0
Jan 16 at Rhode Island L, 75-63 1 17 2 1 3 0 1 0.0 0 1 5 1
Jan 19 Dayton L, 89-86 1 35 5 4 9 1 1 1.0 1 3 5 0
Jan 23 at UMass W, 65-51 1 24 1 1 2 1 0 - 1 0 3 -
Jan 26 at Richmond W, 66-57 1 32 3 8 11 0 1 0.0 0 2 1 -
Feb 1 Davidson L, 75-66 1 33 1 2 3 1 0 - 1 4 3 0
Feb 6 at Duquesne W, 51-49 1 36 11 11 22 1 0 - 0 6 3 -
Feb 9 VCU L, 85-55 1 16 2 1 3 0 0 - 0 2 5 1
Feb 12 at Saint Joseph's W, 76-51 1 22 1 4 5 3 0 - 0 1 3 -
Feb 17 George Mason W, 79-56 1 37 2 9 11 0 3 0.0 1 5 3 0
Feb 20 La Salle W, 62-60 1 37 6 7 13 0 0 - 0 5 1 0
Feb 23 at Fordham W, 74-53 1 20 5 6 11 0 1 0.0 0 2 4 -
Feb 27 Duquesne W, 68-47 1 32 1 8 9 2 0 - 1 3 3 -
Mar 2 at George Washington W, 64-58 1 40 7 9 16 0 0 - 1 3 3 0
Mar 6 at Davidson L, 64-46 1 38 3 8 11 0 0 - 0 3 3 -
Mar 9 Saint Louis W, 66-57 1 21 2 4 6 1 0 - 0 3 5 0
Mar 15 vs. George Mason W, 68-57 1 37 3 5 8 3 1 3.0 0 3 1 -
Mar 16 vs. Rhode Island W, 68-51 1 38 7 4 11 2 2 1.0 0 4 3 -
Mar 17 vs. Saint Louis L, 55-53 1 30 1 5 6 0 0 - 0 4 3 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2018-19 34 21 27.1 3.1-5.4 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.0 66.7 7.5
2019-20 5 3 24.8 4.0-7.2 55.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-2.4 66.7 9.6
Total 39 24 26.8 3.2-5.6 56.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.1 66.7 7.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2018-19 34 21 923 105-184 57.1 0-0 - 46-69 66.7 256
2019-20 5 3 124 20-36 55.6 0-0 - 8-12 66.7 48
Total 39 24 1047 125-220 56.8 0-0 - 54-81 66.7 304
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2018-19 34 21 27.1 4.6-8.0 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-3.0 66.7 11.1
2019-20 5 3 24.8 6.5-11.6 55.6 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-3.9 66.7 15.5
Total 39 24 26.8 4.8-8.4 56.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.1-3.1 66.7 11.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2018-19 34 21 27.1 2.9 4.6 7.6 2.9 0.1 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.5 2.7
2019-20 5 3 24.8 2.8 6.2 9.0 1.8 0.0 0.8 1.6 0.5 0.6 3.0
Total 39 24 26.8 2.9 4.8 7.8 2.7 0.1 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.5 2.7
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2018-19 34 21 923 100 158 258 97 3 26 30 0.9 18 92
2019-20 5 3 124 14 31 45 9 0 4 8 0.5 3 15
Total 39 24 1047 114 189 303 106 3 30 38 0.8 21 107
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2018-19 34 21 27.1 4.3 6.8 11.2 4.2 0.1 1.1 1.3 0.9 0.8 4.0
2019-20 5 3 24.8 4.5 10.0 14.5 2.9 0.0 1.3 2.6 0.5 1.0 4.8
Total 39 24 26.8 4.4 7.2 11.6 4.0 0.1 1.1 1.5 0.8 0.8 4.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 34 21 27.1 3.1-5.4 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.0 66.7 7.5
Conference 18 17 28.8 3.6-6.2 58.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-1.7 77.4 8.6
Exhibition 1 0 16.0 2.0-2.0 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.0 50.0 5.0
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Home 14 8 26.9 2.9-5.8 50.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-2.4 67.6 7.5
Away 13 8 26.8 3.7-5.5 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-1.3 70.6 8.3
Neutral 7 5 28.4 2.3-4.4 51.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-2.6 61.1 6.1
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Wins 18 14 29.9 3.9-6.6 59.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-2.2 71.8 9.4
Losses 16 7 24.1 2.1-4.1 52.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.1-1.9 60.0 5.4
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November 7 1 22.1 2.6-4.6 56.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-2.9 45.0 6.4
December 6 0 24.0 2.3-4.3 53.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-2.0 66.7 6.0
January 7 6 26.7 3.9-5.7 67.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-1.7 83.3 9.1
February 8 8 29.1 3.0-6.8 44.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.1-1.6 69.2 7.1
March 6 6 34.0 3.7-5.3 68.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-2.0 83.3 9.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 34 21 923 105-184 57.1 0-0 - 46-69 66.7 256
Conference 18 17 519 65-111 58.6 0-0 - 24-31 77.4 154
Exhibition 1 0 16 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
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Home 14 8 376 41-81 50.6 0-0 - 23-34 67.6 105
Away 13 8 348 48-72 66.7 0-0 - 12-17 70.6 108
Neutral 7 5 199 16-31 51.6 0-0 - 11-18 61.1 43
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Wins 18 14 538 71-119 59.7 0-0 - 28-39 71.8 170
Losses 16 7 385 34-65 52.3 0-0 - 18-30 60.0 86
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November 7 1 155 18-32 56.3 0-0 - 9-20 45.0 45
December 6 0 144 14-26 53.8 0-0 - 8-12 66.7 36
January 7 6 187 27-40 67.5 0-0 - 10-12 83.3 64
February 8 8 233 24-54 44.4 0-0 - 9-13 69.2 57
March 6 6 204 22-32 68.8 0-0 - 10-12 83.3 54
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 34 21 27.1 4.6-8.0 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-3.0 66.7 11.1
Conference 18 17 28.8 5.0-8.6 58.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-2.4 77.4 11.9
Exhibition 1 0 16.0 5.0-5.0 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-5.0 50.0 12.5
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Home 14 8 26.9 4.4-8.6 50.6 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-3.6 67.6 11.2
Away 13 8 26.8 5.5-8.3 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.0 70.6 12.4
Neutral 7 5 28.4 3.2-6.2 51.6 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.6 61.1 8.6
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Wins 18 14 29.9 5.3-8.8 59.7 0.0-0.0 - 2.1-2.9 71.8 12.6
Losses 16 7 24.1 3.5-6.8 52.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-3.1 60.0 8.9
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November 7 1 22.1 4.6-8.3 56.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-5.2 45.0 11.6
December 6 0 24.0 3.9-7.2 53.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.3 66.7 10.0
January 7 6 26.7 5.8-8.6 67.5 0.0-0.0 - 2.1-2.6 83.3 13.7
February 8 8 29.1 4.1-9.3 44.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.5-2.2 69.2 9.8
March 6 6 34.0 4.3-6.3 68.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.4 83.3 10.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 34 21 27.1 2.9 4.6 7.6 2.9 0.1 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.5 2.7
Conference 18 17 28.8 3.5 5.6 9.1 3.1 0.1 0.8 0.5 1.7 0.4 2.6
Exhibition 1 0 16.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 3.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 2.0
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Home 14 8 26.9 2.6 4.6 7.2 2.9 0.1 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.9 3.4
Away 13 8 26.8 3.2 5.3 8.5 3.2 0.2 0.5 1.0 0.5 0.3 2.2
Neutral 7 5 28.4 3.3 3.4 6.7 2.1 0.0 1.3 0.9 1.5 0.3 2.4
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Wins 18 14 29.9 3.7 6.1 9.8 2.3 0.0 1.2 0.9 1.3 0.6 3.2
Losses 16 7 24.1 2.1 3.1 5.1 3.4 0.2 0.3 0.9 0.4 0.5 2.2
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November 7 1 22.1 2.3 2.1 4.4 2.6 0.0 0.1 1.0 0.1 0.7 2.7
December 6 0 24.0 1.7 4.8 6.5 2.8 0.2 0.8 1.8 0.5 0.8 2.5
January 7 6 26.7 3.1 4.4 7.6 2.7 0.1 1.0 0.7 1.4 0.6 1.4
February 8 8 29.1 3.6 6.0 9.6 3.1 0.1 0.9 0.5 1.8 0.4 3.5
March 6 6 34.0 3.8 5.8 9.7 3.0 0.0 1.0 0.5 2.0 0.2 3.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 34 21 923 100 158 258 97 3 26 30 0.9 18 92
Conference 18 17 519 63 100 163 55 2 15 9 1.7 8 47
Exhibition 1 0 16 0 4 4 3 0 1 1 1.0 0 2
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Home 14 8 376 36 65 101 40 1 10 11 0.9 12 47
Away 13 8 348 41 69 110 42 2 7 13 0.5 4 28
Neutral 7 5 199 23 24 47 15 0 9 6 1.5 2 17
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Wins 18 14 538 67 109 176 42 0 21 16 1.3 10 57
Losses 16 7 385 33 49 82 55 3 5 14 0.4 8 35
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November 7 1 155 16 15 31 18 0 1 7 0.1 5 19
December 6 0 144 10 29 39 17 1 5 11 0.5 5 15
January 7 6 187 22 31 53 19 1 7 5 1.4 4 10
February 8 8 233 29 48 77 25 1 7 4 1.8 3 28
March 6 6 204 23 35 58 18 0 6 3 2.0 1 20
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 34 21 27.1 4.3 6.8 11.2 4.2 0.1 1.1 1.3 0.9 0.8 4.0
Conference 18 17 28.8 4.9 7.7 12.6 4.2 0.2 1.2 0.7 1.7 0.6 3.6
Exhibition 1 0 16.0 0.0 10.0 10.0 7.5 0.0 2.5 2.5 1.0 0.0 5.0
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Home 14 8 26.9 3.8 6.9 10.7 4.3 0.1 1.1 1.2 0.9 1.3 5.0
Away 13 8 26.8 4.7 7.9 12.6 4.8 0.2 0.8 1.5 0.5 0.5 3.2
Neutral 7 5 28.4 4.6 4.8 9.4 3.0 0.0 1.8 1.2 1.5 0.4 3.4
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Wins 18 14 29.9 5.0 8.1 13.1 3.1 0.0 1.6 1.2 1.3 0.7 4.2
Losses 16 7 24.1 3.4 5.1 8.5 5.7 0.3 0.5 1.5 0.4 0.8 3.6
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November 7 1 22.1 4.1 3.9 8.0 4.6 0.0 0.3 1.8 0.1 1.3 4.9
December 6 0 24.0 2.8 8.1 10.8 4.7 0.3 1.4 3.1 0.5 1.4 4.2
January 7 6 26.7 4.7 6.6 11.3 4.1 0.2 1.5 1.1 1.4 0.9 2.1
February 8 8 29.1 5.0 8.2 13.2 4.3 0.2 1.2 0.7 1.8 0.5 4.8
March 6 6 34.0 4.5 6.9 11.4 3.5 0.0 1.2 0.6 2.0 0.2 3.9