44 Donald Avant
44 Donald Avant
Height: 6-7
Weight: 215
Year: Sr.
Hometown: The Woodlands, TX
High School: John Cooper School
Position: F/C
gp 25
pts/g 4.6
fg % 50.0
3pt % 25.0
ft % 62.5
reb/g 3.4
a/g 0.5

Career:
After three years in the program, he has seen action as a reserve in 57 contests ... Has registered seven double-figure scoring games.

Junior (2016-17):
Came off the bench in all 25 games he appeared in ... Averaged 4.6 points, 3.4 rebounds and 11.8 minutes per outing ... Shot 50 percent from the floor, connecting on 45-of-90 attempts ... Scored in double figures on five occasions ... Led or shared for team rebounding honors in three contests ... Was the game's top-scoring reserve with a career-high 14 points (12 in the second half) in 19 minutes of action, ending the contest sinking five-of-six field goal attempts and all four free throw tries, in a 75-70 victory vs. Birmingham Southern (Nov. 30) ... Posted his first career double-double when he totaled 12 points (team's top-scoring reserve), hitting a career-high six field goals in nine attempts, while pacing all players with a personal-high 12 rebounds in a 93-72 win vs. Rust College (Dec. 6) ... Longest playing stint of the year was a 24-minute effort in a 71-62 victory over Maryville (Nov. 27), finishing with a reserve-high 12 points and six rebounds ... Led Emory with eight rebounds in 12 minutes vs. LaGrange (Nov. 26) ... Topped the Emory reserves in scoring  with 10 points, and added three steals and two blocked shots in a 22-minute outing, helping the team to a 91-80 decision vs. Berry College (Dec. 29) ... Scored all seven of his points in the first half and finished with a team-high tying six boards vs. NYU (Feb. 5). 

Sophomore (2015-16):
Saw action as reserve in 16 games ... Averaged 8.2 minutes, 2.8 points and 2.1 rebounds per outing ... Scored in 11 and had rebounds in 13 contests ... Career-long 28 minutes at No. 1-ranked Augustana College (Mar. 11) in saw him lead the team with a career-best seven rebounds while adding a personal-high 11 points ... No. 2 on the club with a then career-high six boards over 16 minutes of play in a 72-60 season-opening triumph vs. Piedmont College (Nov. 13) ... Nine-minute performance and totaled five points and two rebounds in an 84-78 overtime decision over Birmingham Southern (Mar. 5) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... 17 minutes and ranked fourth on the team with seven points vs. Maryville (Nov. 28) ... Four rebounds in just a nine-minute outing at Carnegie Mellon (Feb. 19). 

Freshman (2014-15):
Appeared as a reserve in 16 games ... Found his way into the scoring column in six games ... Grabbed rebounds in six contests ... Saw action in seven UAA contests ... Notched a season-high 10 points, sinking four-of-seven from the floor and a pair of free throws in a 12-minute stint vs. Carnegie Mellon ... Made the most of his nine-minute outing vs. La Verne at the Lopata Classic, totaling a season-high five boards while adding three points ... Logged a season-long 14 minutes vs. Brandeis (Feb. 6) where he finished with four points ... Hit a pair of field goals in three attempts and recorded four points in 11 minutes in an 88-59 decision over Spalding (Mar. 6) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

High School:

Four-year member of the basketball program at The John Cooper School ... Served as team co-captain his senior season ... Was coached by Mike Cooper ... Averaged 11.2 points and 6.0 rebounds per game and shot 52 percent from the floor his final year ...  Was named as his team's Offensive MVP during the '13-14 season ... Cisterian Tournament MVP.

Personal:
Son of Richard and Heather Avant ... Born Oct. 24 ... Plans to major in business.  


Career Stats

Year GP-GS FG-FGA PCT 3pt
FG-FGA
PCT FT-FTA PTS AVG REB AVG
2016-17 25-0 45-90 .500  1 - 4 .250 25-40 116  4.6  86 3.4
2015-16 16-0 14 - 31  .452  0 - 0 .000  16-23  44  2.8  34 2.1
2014-15 16 - 0 11 - 22 .500   0 - 0 .000  3 - 4  23  1.5  12 0.8
TOTAL 57 - 0 70 - 143 .490  1 - 4 .250 44 - 67 185   3.2  132  2.3

 

Career Highs

Points 14 at Birmnigham Southern, Nov. 30, 2016
  12 Rust College, Dec. 6, 2016
  12 vs. Maryville, Nov. 27, 2016
  12 vs. William Peace, Nov. 18, 2016
Rebounds 12 Rust College, Dec. 6, 2016 
  8 vs. LaGrange, Nov. 26, 2016
Field Goals 6 Rust College, Dec. 6, 2016
Steals 3 on two occasions
Free Throws 7 at Augustana College, Mar. 11, 2016
Blocks 2 Berry College, Dec. 29, 2016
Minutes 28 at Augustana College, Mar. 11, 2016
Recent Games
Feb 12 at Chicago W, 99-88
Feb 17 Case Western Reserve W, 99-92
Feb 19 Carnegie Mellon W, 88-73
Feb 25 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 63-62
Mar 3 vs. Texas Lutheran W, 82-69
Mar 4 at Hardin-Simmons L, 95-85
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games - -
Games started - -
Minutes - -
Minutes per game - -
FG - -
FG Pct - -
3PT - -
3PT Pct - -
FT - -
FT Pct - -
Off rebounds - -
Def rebounds - -
Total rebounds - -
Rebounds per game - -
Personal fouls - -
Disqualifications - -
Assists - -
Turnovers - -
Assist to turnover ratio - -
Steals - -
Blocks - -
Points - -
Points per game - -
Points per 40 min - -
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 15 at Covenant L, 74-70 - 11 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 2
Nov 18 vs. William Peace W, 100-80 - 15 4-4 100.0 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 12
Nov 19 at Guilford W, 69-66 - 14 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 26 vs. LaGrange L, 95-84 - 12 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Nov 27 vs. Maryville (Tenn.) W, 71-62 - 24 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 12
Nov 30 at Birmingham Southern W, 75-70 - 19 5-6 83.3 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 14
Dec 3 at Piedmont W, 65-59 - 4 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Dec 6 Rust W, 93-72 - 14 6-9 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 12
Dec 29 Berry W, 91-80 - 22 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 10
Dec 31 Hampden-Sydney W, 87-64 - 17 3-4 75.0 1-1 100.0 0-2 0.0 7
Jan 2 Oglethorpe W, 93-68 - 17 2-6 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 7 at Rochester (N.Y.) L, 84-54 - 15 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Jan 13 Washington (Mo.) L, 71-63 - 12 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Jan 15 Chicago W, 80-72 - 21 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 6
Jan 20 at Case Western Reserve W, 91-81 - 14 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 22 at Carnegie Mellon W, 93-77 - 13 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 27 Brandeis W, 94-85 - 7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 0
Jan 29 New York U. W, 84-75 - 4 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 3 at Brandeis L, 67-59 - 7 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 5 at New York U. L, 80-79 - 15 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Feb 10 at Washington (Mo.) L, 94-65 - 5 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 12 at Chicago W, 99-88 - 2 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 17 Case Western Reserve W, 99-92 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 Carnegie Mellon W, 88-73 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 25 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 63-62 - 5 0-0 - 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Mar 3 vs. Texas Lutheran W, 82-69 - 2 0-0 - 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Mar 4 at Hardin-Simmons L, 95-85 - 3 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 15 at Covenant L, 74-70 - 11 1 3 4 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Nov 18 vs. William Peace W, 100-80 - 15 0 2 2 1 1 1.0 0 1 2 -
Nov 19 at Guilford W, 69-66 - 14 2 1 3 1 2 0.5 0 1 2 -
Nov 26 vs. LaGrange L, 95-84 - 12 2 6 8 2 1 2.0 1 0 3 -
Nov 27 vs. Maryville (Tenn.) W, 71-62 - 24 0 6 6 0 5 0.0 1 1 4 -
Nov 30 at Birmingham Southern W, 75-70 - 19 0 2 2 0 3 0.0 0 1 2 -
Dec 3 at Piedmont W, 65-59 - 4 1 4 5 0 0 - 0 0 4 -
Dec 6 Rust W, 93-72 - 14 3 9 12 1 2 0.5 1 0 2 0
Dec 29 Berry W, 91-80 - 22 1 2 3 1 2 0.5 3 2 5 1
Dec 31 Hampden-Sydney W, 87-64 - 17 1 5 6 0 3 0.0 1 0 4 -
Jan 2 Oglethorpe W, 93-68 - 17 1 3 4 1 3 0.3 0 0 2 -
Jan 7 at Rochester (N.Y.) L, 84-54 - 15 0 2 2 0 3 0.0 0 0 4 -
Jan 13 Washington (Mo.) L, 71-63 - 12 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 1 1 3 0
Jan 15 Chicago W, 80-72 - 21 2 2 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Jan 20 at Case Western Reserve W, 91-81 - 14 0 2 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 -
Jan 22 at Carnegie Mellon W, 93-77 - 13 0 4 4 2 2 1.0 0 1 4 -
Jan 27 Brandeis W, 94-85 - 7 2 2 4 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 29 New York U. W, 84-75 - 4 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Feb 3 at Brandeis L, 67-59 - 7 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 3 -
Feb 5 at New York U. L, 80-79 - 15 2 4 6 0 2 0.0 1 2 1 -
Feb 10 at Washington (Mo.) L, 94-65 - 5 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Feb 12 at Chicago W, 99-88 - 2 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Feb 17 Case Western Reserve W, 99-92 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 Carnegie Mellon W, 88-73 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 25 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 63-62 - 5 1 0 1 0 2 0.0 3 0 3 -
Mar 3 vs. Texas Lutheran W, 82-69 - 2 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Mar 4 at Hardin-Simmons L, 95-85 - 3 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 16 - 4.1 0.7-1.4 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.2-0.2 75.0 1.6
2015-16 16 - 8.2 0.9-1.9 45.2 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.4 69.6 2.8
2016-17 25 - 11.8 1.8-3.6 50.0 0.0-0.2 25.0 1.0-1.6 62.5 4.6
Total 57 - 8.6 1.2-2.5 49.0 0.0-0.1 25.0 0.8-1.2 65.7 3.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 16 - 65 11-22 50.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 25
2015-16 16 - 131 14-31 45.2 0-0 - 16-23 69.6 44
2016-17 25 - 294 45-90 50.0 1-4 25.0 25-40 62.5 116
Total 57 - 490 70-143 49.0 1-4 25.0 44-67 65.7 185
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 16 - 4.1 6.8-13.5 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-2.5 75.0 15.4
2015-16 16 - 8.2 4.3-9.5 45.2 0.0-0.0 - 4.9-7.0 69.6 13.4
2016-17 25 - 11.8 6.1-12.2 50.0 0.1-0.5 25.0 3.4-5.4 62.5 15.8
Total 57 - 8.6 5.7-11.7 49.0 0.1-0.3 25.0 3.6-5.5 65.7 15.1
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2014-15 16 - 4.1 0.2 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.1 2.0 0.1 0.1
2015-16 16 - 8.2 0.7 1.4 2.1 1.6 0.0 0.1 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.1
2016-17 25 - 11.8 1.0 2.5 3.4 2.3 0.0 0.5 1.6 0.3 0.5 0.4
Total 57 - 8.6 0.7 1.6 2.3 1.6 0.0 0.3 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 16 - 65 3 9 12 9 1 2 1 2.0 1 1
2015-16 16 - 131 11 23 34 25 0 1 11 0.1 1 2
2016-17 25 - 294 24 62 86 57 1 12 39 0.3 12 10
Total 57 - 490 38 94 132 91 2 15 51 0.3 14 13
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2014-15 16 - 4.1 1.8 5.5 7.4 5.5 0.6 1.2 0.6 2.0 0.6 0.6
2015-16 16 - 8.2 3.4 7.0 10.4 7.6 0.0 0.3 3.4 0.1 0.3 0.6
2016-17 25 - 11.8 3.3 8.4 11.7 7.8 0.1 1.6 5.3 0.3 1.6 1.4
Total 57 - 8.6 3.1 7.7 10.8 7.4 0.2 1.2 4.2 0.3 1.1 1.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 25 - 11.8 1.8-3.6 50.0 0.0-0.2 25.0 1.0-1.6 62.5 4.6
Conference 12 - 10.0 1.0-2.8 35.3 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.6-1.0 58.3 2.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 9 - 13.2 2.1-4.6 46.3 0.1-0.2 50.0 0.9-1.8 50.0 5.2
Away 12 - 10.2 1.2-2.7 46.9 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.7-0.9 72.7 3.2
Neutral 4 - 13.3 2.8-4.2 64.7 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.2 69.2 7.8
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Wins 17 - 12.6 2.1-3.8 53.8 0.1-0.2 25.0 1.2-1.9 60.6 5.4
Losses 8 - 10.0 1.2-3.1 40.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.6-0.9 71.4 3.1
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November 6 - 15.8 3.0-4.5 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.7 75.0 8.0
December 4 - 14.3 3.0-5.5 54.5 0.2-0.5 50.0 1.2-2.5 50.0 7.5
January 8 - 12.9 1.4-4.0 34.4 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.5-1.0 50.0 3.3
February 5 - 6.8 0.6-1.6 37.5 0.0-0.0 - 0.6-0.8 75.0 1.8
March 2 - 2.5 0.5-0.5 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-1.0 50.0 1.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 25 - 294 45-90 50.0 1-4 25.0 25-40 62.5 116
Conference 12 - 120 12-34 35.3 0-1 0.0 7-12 58.3 31
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 9 - 119 19-41 46.3 1-2 50.0 8-16 50.0 47
Away 12 - 122 15-32 46.9 0-2 0.0 8-11 72.7 38
Neutral 4 - 53 11-17 64.7 0-0 - 9-13 69.2 31
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Wins 17 - 214 35-65 53.8 1-4 25.0 20-33 60.6 91
Losses 8 - 80 10-25 40.0 0-0 - 5-7 71.4 25
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November 6 - 95 18-27 66.7 0-0 - 12-16 75.0 48
December 4 - 57 12-22 54.5 1-2 50.0 5-10 50.0 30
January 8 - 103 11-32 34.4 0-2 0.0 4-8 50.0 26
February 5 - 34 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 9
March 2 - 5 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 25 - 11.8 6.1-12.2 50.0 0.1-0.5 25.0 3.4-5.4 62.5 15.8
Conference 12 - 10.0 4.0-11.3 35.3 0.0-0.3 0.0 2.3-4.0 58.3 10.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 9 - 13.2 6.4-13.8 46.3 0.3-0.7 50.0 2.7-5.4 50.0 15.8
Away 12 - 10.2 4.9-10.5 46.9 0.0-0.7 0.0 2.6-3.6 72.7 12.5
Neutral 4 - 13.3 8.3-12.8 64.7 0.0-0.0 - 6.8-9.8 69.2 23.4
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Wins 17 - 12.6 6.5-12.1 53.8 0.2-0.7 25.0 3.7-6.2 60.6 17.0
Losses 8 - 10.0 5.0-12.5 40.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-3.5 71.4 12.5
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November 6 - 15.8 7.6-11.4 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 5.1-6.7 75.0 20.2
December 4 - 14.3 8.4-15.4 54.5 0.7-1.4 50.0 3.5-7.0 50.0 21.1
January 8 - 12.9 4.3-12.4 34.4 0.0-0.8 0.0 1.6-3.1 50.0 10.1
February 5 - 6.8 3.5-9.4 37.5 0.0-0.0 - 3.5-4.7 75.0 10.6
March 2 - 2.5 8.0-8.0 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 8.0-16.0 50.0 24.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 25 - 11.8 1.0 2.5 3.4 2.3 0.0 0.5 1.6 0.3 0.5 0.4
Conference 12 - 10.0 0.9 1.6 2.5 2.2 0.0 0.3 1.3 0.2 0.4 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 - 13.2 1.4 2.8 4.2 2.6 0.1 0.3 1.6 0.2 1.0 0.3
Away 12 - 10.2 0.7 1.9 2.6 2.1 0.0 0.5 1.5 0.3 0.1 0.4
Neutral 4 - 13.3 0.8 3.5 4.3 2.3 0.0 0.8 1.8 0.4 0.5 0.5
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Wins 17 - 12.6 1.0 2.6 3.6 2.4 0.1 0.5 1.6 0.3 0.5 0.4
Losses 8 - 10.0 0.9 2.3 3.1 2.0 0.0 0.5 1.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
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November 6 - 15.8 0.8 3.3 4.2 2.3 - 0.8 2.2 0.4 0.3 0.7
December 4 - 14.3 1.5 5.0 6.5 3.8 0.3 0.5 1.8 0.3 1.3 0.5
January 8 - 12.9 0.9 2.1 3.0 2.5 0.0 0.5 1.4 0.4 0.1 0.3
February 5 - 6.8 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.6 0.0 0.0 1.4 0.0 0.8 0.4
March 2 - 2.5 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 25 - 294 24 62 86 57 1 12 39 0.3 12 10
Conference 12 - 120 11 19 30 26 0 3 15 0.2 5 4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 - 119 13 25 38 23 1 3 14 0.2 9 3
Away 12 - 122 8 23 31 25 0 6 18 0.3 1 5
Neutral 4 - 53 3 14 17 9 0 3 7 0.4 2 2
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Wins 17 - 214 17 44 61 41 1 8 28 0.3 9 7
Losses 8 - 80 7 18 25 16 0 4 11 0.4 3 3
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November 6 - 95 5 20 25 14 - 5 13 0.4 2 4
December 4 - 57 6 20 26 15 1 2 7 0.3 5 2
January 8 - 103 7 17 24 20 0 4 11 0.4 1 2
February 5 - 34 5 5 10 8 0 0 7 0.0 4 2
March 2 - 5 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 25 - 11.8 3.3 8.4 11.7 7.8 0.1 1.6 5.3 0.3 1.6 1.4
Conference 12 - 10.0 3.7 6.3 10.0 8.7 0.0 1.0 5.0 0.2 1.7 1.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 - 13.2 4.4 8.4 12.8 7.7 0.3 1.0 4.7 0.2 3.0 1.0
Away 12 - 10.2 2.6 7.5 10.2 8.2 0.0 2.0 5.9 0.3 0.3 1.6
Neutral 4 - 13.3 2.3 10.6 12.8 6.8 0.0 2.3 5.3 0.4 1.5 1.5
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Wins 17 - 12.6 3.2 8.2 11.4 7.7 0.2 1.5 5.2 0.3 1.7 1.3
Losses 8 - 10.0 3.5 9.0 12.5 8.0 0.0 2.0 5.5 0.4 1.5 1.5
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November 6 - 15.8 2.1 8.4 10.5 5.9 0.0 2.1 5.5 0.4 0.8 1.7
December 4 - 14.3 4.2 14.0 18.2 10.5 0.7 1.4 4.9 0.3 3.5 1.4
January 8 - 12.9 2.7 6.6 9.3 7.8 0.0 1.6 4.3 0.4 0.4 0.8
February 5 - 6.8 5.9 5.9 11.8 9.4 0.0 0.0 8.2 0.0 4.7 2.4
March 2 - 2.5 8.0 0.0 8.0 0.0 0.0 8.0 8.0 1.0 0.0 0.0