21 Osun Osunniyi
21 Osun Osunniyi
Height: 6-10
Weight: 215
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Pleasantville, N.J.
High School: Mainland
Previous College: Putnam Science Academy
Position: F/C
Major: Journalism/Mass Communication
gp 24
pts/g 10.8
fg % 61.5
3pt % -
ft % 57.6
reb/g 8.4
a/g 1.2

HONORS
Atlantic 10 All-Defensive Team - 2019-20
Atlantic 10 All-Conference Third Team - 2019-20
Atlantic 10 All-Defensive Team - 2018-19
Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team - 2018-19

As A Sophomore (2019-20) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • Earned all-conference honors after averaging 10.8 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game in 24 contests
  • Finished the season as the only player in the Atlantic 10 rank in the conference's top five in field goal percentage (second, 61.5 percent), blocks (fourth, 2.5 per game) and rebounding (fifth, 8.4 per game)
  • Ranked 21st nationally in blocks per game and 40th in total blocks (59) despite missing seven games due to injury
  • Became just the fourth player in program history to earn a spot on the Atlantic 10 All-Defensive Team in multiple seasons
  • Filled the stat sheet with eight points, 18 rebounds, five blocks, four assists and three steals in a win at George Mason (1/8)
  • Career-high 20 points on 8-of-8 shooting, adding nine rebounds and five blocks in a win at GW (1/5)
  • Finished with 15 points, 16 rebounds and five blocks in a win at Middle Tennessee (12/21)
  • Hauled in 16 rebounds, adding eight points vs. Hofstra (12/7)
  • Recorded a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds with six blocks in a win over San Diego (12/1)
  • Double-double of 15 points and 12 rebounds vs. Mercer (11/26)

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:
Journalism/Mass Communication
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
Feb 14 Davidson L, 93-64
Feb 22 Richmond W, 75-71
Feb 26 Duquesne L, 81-77
Feb 29 at La Salle L, 73-65
Mar 4 Saint Joseph's W, 89-73
Mar 7 at Saint Louis L, 72-49
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 24 15
Games started 19 14
Minutes 721 505
Minutes per game 30.0 33.7
FG 112-182 74-115
FG Pct 61.5 64.3
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 34-59 21-39
FT Pct 57.6 53.8
Off rebounds 56 33
Def rebounds 145 91
Total rebounds 201 124
Rebounds per game 8.4 8.3
Personal fouls 63 43
Disqualifications 2 1
Assists 29 20
Turnovers 29 16
Assist to turnover ratio 1.0 1.3
Steals 17 12
Blocks 59 33
Points 258 169
Points per game 10.8 11.3
Points per 40 min 14.3 13.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 30 Alfred W, 90-45 0 10 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Nov 5 Ohio L, 65-53 1 11 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Nov 8 Vermont L, 61-59 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Siena L, 78-65 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 vs. Rutgers W, 80-74 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 at Canisius L, 61-57 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 26 Mercer W, 56-51 - 30 4-10 40.0 0-0 - 7-8 87.5 15
Dec 1 vs. San Diego W, 70-61 1 35 7-10 70.0 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 15
Dec 2 at Fla. Atlantic W, 71-64 1 19 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 7 Hofstra W, 73-45 0 29 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 8
Dec 14 Gannon W, 75-50 0 20 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 7
Dec 18 Niagara W, 87-70 0 18 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 13
Dec 21 at Middle Tennessee W, 66-65 1 37 7-12 58.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 15
Dec 30 at Buffalo L, 84-79 1 17 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Jan 5 at George Washington W, 71-66 1 36 8-8 100.0 0-0 - 4-7 57.1 20
Jan 8 at George Mason W, 61-49 1 40 3-10 30.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Jan 11 Fordham W, 64-44 1 36 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Jan 15 vs. UMass W, 74-61 1 22 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Jan 18 at VCU L, 91-63 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 at #7 Dayton L, 86-60 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Rhode Island L, 81-75 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 at Fordham W, 62-55 1 33 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 0-3 0.0 10
Feb 1 George Mason W, 74-65 1 34 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 4-7 57.1 10
Feb 5 George Washington W, 72-47 1 36 8-11 72.7 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 16
Feb 8 at Duquesne W, 83-80 1 25 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 12
Feb 11 at Saint Joseph's W, 74-56 1 37 6-6 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 12
Feb 14 Davidson L, 93-64 1 31 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 10
Feb 22 Richmond W, 75-71 1 36 6-7 85.7 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 13
Feb 26 Duquesne L, 81-77 1 42 10-15 66.7 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 23
Feb 29 at La Salle L, 73-65 1 34 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 11
Mar 4 Saint Joseph's W, 89-73 0 29 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Mar 7 at Saint Louis L, 72-49 1 34 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Mar 12 vs. George Mason   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 30 Alfred W, 90-45 0 10 3 1 4 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Nov 5 Ohio L, 65-53 1 11 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 2 3 0
Nov 8 Vermont L, 61-59 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Siena L, 78-65 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 vs. Rutgers W, 80-74 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 at Canisius L, 61-57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 26 Mercer W, 56-51 - 30 5 7 12 0 3 0.0 0 2 2 0
Dec 1 vs. San Diego W, 70-61 1 35 4 6 10 2 2 1.0 1 6 2 -
Dec 2 at Fla. Atlantic W, 71-64 1 19 1 5 6 2 0 - 0 3 0 -
Dec 7 Hofstra W, 73-45 0 29 4 12 16 0 2 0.0 2 2 2 0
Dec 14 Gannon W, 75-50 0 20 3 2 5 1 1 1.0 0 2 1 0
Dec 18 Niagara W, 87-70 0 18 2 5 7 1 2 0.5 0 1 3 0
Dec 21 at Middle Tennessee W, 66-65 1 37 3 13 16 2 2 1.0 2 5 2 0
Dec 30 at Buffalo L, 84-79 1 17 1 3 4 1 0 - 0 3 5 1
Jan 5 at George Washington W, 71-66 1 36 1 8 9 0 2 0.0 1 5 3 0
Jan 8 at George Mason W, 61-49 1 40 6 12 18 4 2 2.0 3 5 3 0
Jan 11 Fordham W, 64-44 1 36 2 12 14 1 0 - 2 3 2 0
Jan 15 vs. UMass W, 74-61 1 22 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 1 3 4 0
Jan 18 at VCU L, 91-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 at #7 Dayton L, 86-60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Rhode Island L, 81-75 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 at Fordham W, 62-55 1 33 7 6 13 1 1 1.0 0 1 3 -
Feb 1 George Mason W, 74-65 1 34 1 4 5 0 1 0.0 0 1 5 1
Feb 5 George Washington W, 72-47 1 36 0 7 7 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 0
Feb 8 at Duquesne W, 83-80 1 25 2 7 9 2 0 - 0 2 4 0
Feb 11 at Saint Joseph's W, 74-56 1 37 3 6 9 3 1 3.0 3 3 2 0
Feb 14 Davidson L, 93-64 1 31 1 5 6 0 0 - 0 2 3 -
Feb 22 Richmond W, 75-71 1 36 0 4 4 4 1 4.0 1 1 1 0
Feb 26 Duquesne L, 81-77 1 42 6 7 13 0 2 0.0 0 3 2 0
Feb 29 at La Salle L, 73-65 1 34 1 4 5 2 2 1.0 1 2 4 -
Mar 4 Saint Joseph's W, 89-73 0 29 1 3 4 1 0 - 0 1 2 0
Mar 7 at Saint Louis L, 72-49 1 34 1 4 5 0 2 0.0 0 0 4 0
Mar 12 vs. George Mason   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 24 19 30.0 4.7-7.6 61.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.5 57.6 10.8
2020-21 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 58 40 28.3 3.7-6.3 59.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.2 62.5 8.9
  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 24 19 721 112-182 61.5 0-0 - 34-59 57.6 258
2020-21 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Total 58 40 1644 217-366 59.3 0-0 - 80-128 62.5 514
  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 24 19 30.0 6.2-10.1 61.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-3.3 57.6 14.3
2020-21 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 58 40 28.3 5.3-8.9 59.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-3.1 62.5 12.5
  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 24 19 30.0 2.3 6.0 8.4 2.6 0.1 1.2 1.2 1.0 0.7 2.5
2020-21 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 58 40 28.3 2.7 5.2 7.9 2.8 0.1 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.6 2.6
  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 24 19 721 56 145 201 63 2 29 29 1.0 17 59
2020-21 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 58 40 1644 156 303 459 160 5 55 59 0.9 35 151
  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 24 19 30.0 3.1 8.0 11.2 3.5 0.1 1.6 1.6 1.0 0.9 3.3
2020-21 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 58 40 28.3 3.8 7.4 11.2 3.9 0.1 1.3 1.4 0.9 0.9 3.7
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 24 19 30.0 4.7-7.6 61.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.5 57.6 10.8
Conference 15 14 33.7 4.9-7.7 64.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.6 53.8 11.3
Exhibition 1 0 10.0 3.0-6.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 6.0
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Home 12 7 29.3 4.8-8.0 59.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-3.0 63.9 11.4
Away 10 10 31.2 4.5-7.1 63.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.0 50.0 10.0
Neutral 2 2 28.5 5.0-7.5 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-1.5 33.3 10.5
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Wins 18 13 30.7 4.8-7.8 61.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-2.6 59.6 11.1
Losses 6 6 28.2 4.3-6.8 63.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.0 50.0 9.7
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November 2 1 20.5 3.5-6.5 53.8 0.0-0.0 - 3.5-4.0 87.5 10.5
December 7 4 25.0 4.4-7.7 57.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-1.7 50.0 9.7
January 5 5 33.4 4.2-7.0 60.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-2.8 57.1 10.0
February 8 8 34.4 5.9-8.5 69.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-3.1 52.0 13.4
March 2 1 31.5 3.0-6.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 6.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 24 19 721 112-182 61.5 0-0 - 34-59 57.6 258
Conference 15 14 505 74-115 64.3 0-0 - 21-39 53.8 169
Exhibition 1 0 10 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
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Home 12 7 352 57-96 59.4 0-0 - 23-36 63.9 137
Away 10 10 312 45-71 63.4 0-0 - 10-20 50.0 100
Neutral 2 2 57 10-15 66.7 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 21
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Wins 18 13 552 86-141 61.0 0-0 - 28-47 59.6 200
Losses 6 6 169 26-41 63.4 0-0 - 6-12 50.0 58
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November 2 1 41 7-13 53.8 0-0 - 7-8 87.5 21
December 7 4 175 31-54 57.4 0-0 - 6-12 50.0 68
January 5 5 167 21-35 60.0 0-0 - 8-14 57.1 50
February 8 8 275 47-68 69.1 0-0 - 13-25 52.0 107
March 2 1 63 6-12 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 12
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 24 19 30.0 6.2-10.1 61.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-3.3 57.6 14.3
Conference 15 14 33.7 5.9-9.1 64.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-3.1 53.8 13.4
Exhibition 1 0 10.0 12.0-24.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 24.0
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Home 12 7 29.3 6.5-10.9 59.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-4.1 63.9 15.6
Away 10 10 31.2 5.8-9.1 63.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-2.6 50.0 12.8
Neutral 2 2 28.5 7.0-10.5 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.7-2.1 33.3 14.7
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Wins 18 13 30.7 6.2-10.2 61.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-3.4 59.6 14.5
Losses 6 6 28.2 6.2-9.7 63.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.8 50.0 13.7
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November 2 1 20.5 6.8-12.7 53.8 0.0-0.0 - 6.8-7.8 87.5 20.5
December 7 4 25.0 7.1-12.3 57.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.7 50.0 15.5
January 5 5 33.4 5.0-8.4 60.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-3.4 57.1 12.0
February 8 8 34.4 6.8-9.9 69.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-3.6 52.0 15.6
March 2 1 31.5 3.8-7.6 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 7.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 24 19 30.0 2.3 6.0 8.4 2.6 0.1 1.2 1.2 1.0 0.7 2.5
Conference 15 14 33.7 2.2 6.1 8.3 2.9 0.1 1.3 1.1 1.3 0.8 2.2
Exhibition 1 0 10.0 3.0 1.0 4.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 12 7 29.3 2.1 5.8 7.8 2.3 0.1 0.8 1.2 0.6 0.4 1.8
Away 10 10 31.2 2.6 6.8 9.4 3.0 0.1 1.7 1.2 1.4 1.0 2.9
Neutral 2 2 28.5 2.5 4.0 6.5 3.0 0.0 1.5 1.5 1.0 1.0 4.5
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Wins 18 13 30.7 2.6 6.7 9.3 2.3 0.1 1.4 1.2 1.2 0.9 2.6
Losses 6 6 28.2 1.7 4.0 5.7 3.5 0.2 0.5 1.2 0.4 0.2 2.0
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November 2 1 20.5 2.5 4.0 6.5 2.5 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 2.0
December 7 4 25.0 2.6 6.6 9.1 2.1 0.1 1.3 1.3 1.0 0.7 3.1
January 5 5 33.4 3.4 8.0 11.4 3.0 0.0 1.4 1.2 1.2 1.4 3.4
February 8 8 34.4 1.8 5.5 7.3 2.8 0.1 1.5 1.0 1.5 0.6 1.9
March 2 1 31.5 1.0 3.5 4.5 3.0 0.0 0.5 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 24 19 721 56 145 201 63 2 29 29 1.0 17 59
Conference 15 14 505 33 91 124 43 1 20 16 1.3 12 33
Exhibition 1 0 10 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 - 0 0
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Home 12 7 352 25 69 94 27 1 9 14 0.6 5 21
Away 10 10 312 26 68 94 30 1 17 12 1.4 10 29
Neutral 2 2 57 5 8 13 6 0 3 3 1.0 2 9
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Wins 18 13 552 46 121 167 42 1 26 22 1.2 16 47
Losses 6 6 169 10 24 34 21 1 3 7 0.4 1 12
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November 2 1 41 5 8 13 5 0 0 4 0.0 0 4
December 7 4 175 18 46 64 15 1 9 9 1.0 5 22
January 5 5 167 17 40 57 15 0 7 6 1.2 7 17
February 8 8 275 14 44 58 22 1 12 8 1.5 5 15
March 2 1 63 2 7 9 6 0 1 2 0.5 0 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 24 19 30.0 3.1 8.0 11.2 3.5 0.1 1.6 1.6 1.0 0.9 3.3
Conference 15 14 33.7 2.6 7.2 9.8 3.4 0.1 1.6 1.3 1.3 1.0 2.6
Exhibition 1 0 10.0 12.0 4.0 16.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 12 7 29.3 2.8 7.8 10.7 3.1 0.1 1.0 1.6 0.6 0.6 2.4
Away 10 10 31.2 3.3 8.7 12.1 3.8 0.1 2.2 1.5 1.4 1.3 3.7
Neutral 2 2 28.5 3.5 5.6 9.1 4.2 0.0 2.1 2.1 1.0 1.4 6.3
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Wins 18 13 30.7 3.3 8.8 12.1 3.0 0.1 1.9 1.6 1.2 1.2 3.4
Losses 6 6 28.2 2.4 5.7 8.0 5.0 0.2 0.7 1.7 0.4 0.2 2.8
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November 2 1 20.5 4.9 7.8 12.7 4.9 0.0 0.0 3.9 0.0 0.0 3.9
December 7 4 25.0 4.1 10.5 14.6 3.4 0.2 2.1 2.1 1.0 1.1 5.0
January 5 5 33.4 4.1 9.6 13.7 3.6 0.0 1.7 1.4 1.2 1.7 4.1
February 8 8 34.4 2.0 6.4 8.4 3.2 0.1 1.7 1.2 1.5 0.7 2.2
March 2 1 31.5 1.3 4.4 5.7 3.8 0.0 0.6 1.3 0.5 0.0 0.6