30 Kennedy Nicholas
30 - Kennedy Nicholas
Height: 6-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Kirkland, Wash.
High School: Inglemoor HS
Position: F
Experience: 1V
gp 20
pts/g 14.2
fg % 49.8
3pt % 28.6
ft % 67.5
reb/g 9.4
a/g 0.6

CAREER NOTES: Ranks 8th in program history with 617 career rebounds...ranks 4th with 129 career blocks...ranks 9th with 256 career fouls...323 total rebounds in 2018-19 rank 4th in single-season history...11.1 rebounds per game in 2018-19 ranks T-4th in single-season history...78 blocks in 2018-19 rank 3rd in single-season history.

JUNIOR (2018-19): Third Team All-Big Sky...Big Sky All-Academic...Had a breakout season as a junior, playing in all 29 of Sacramento State's games while making 26 starts...Averaged 13.0 points, 11.1 rebounds, 3.0 blocks, and 28.5 minutes per game...Scored in double-figures in 17 games last season while scoring 15 or more points in 12 games...Broke the 20-point mark in five of 29 games...Scored a season- and career-high 30 points in a home game against San Francisco on Dec. 5...Shot 10-for-14 from the floor and went 10-for-15 at the free throw line...Also added 18 rebounds, one block, one assists, and two steals in that game...Overall, led the team and the Big Sky, according to the NCAA, with a 48.1% field goal percentage...More impressive than her scoring was her rebounding, as Nicholas averaged 11.1 rebounds per game, most in the Big Sky and 17th most in the nation...Finished tied for the fourth-highest in program single-season history...Nicholas pulled in 323 total rebounds, the fourth most in single season history...Collected double-digit rebounds in 19 of her 29 games...Had 14 or more rebounds seven different times...Pulled in a career-best 20 rebounds against Southern Utah on Jan. 19...The 20 rebounds are tied for sixth most in a single game in program history...Averaged 4.0 offensive rebounds per game, most in the Big Sky and 13th-most in all NCAA Div. I women's basketball...Totaled 78 blocks during the season, the third most in a single season in program history...Collected a career-high seven blocks at Weber State on Feb. 20...Had five or more blocks in five different games...Averaged 28.5 minutes per game, nearly five minutes more than her previous high...Played a season-high 35 minutes vs. Northern Colorado on Feb. 11.

SOPHOMORE (2017-18): Played in all 30 of the team's games while making 18 starts...Started 15 of 18 Big Sky conference games...Averaged 7.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 1.3 blocks per game, and 23.8 minutes per game, all career-highs...Scored seven or more points 18 times...Scored in double figures in eight of 30 games...Scored a career-high 19 points on 9-of-11 shooting in just 21 minutes against Idaho State on Jan. 20...Her 7.0 rebounds per game was tops on the team...Had 209 total rebounds for the season, most on the team...Lead the team in rebounds 13 times, more than any other player...Had 10 or more rebounds in eight games, including a career-high 15 rebounds at Eastern Washington on Feb. 1...Of those 15 rebounds, 11 came off the offensive glass...Nicholas recorded a team-high five double-doubles, including a span of three in five games from Dec. 15 to Jan. 4...Led the team with 39 blocks overall...Had at least one block in 18 of 30 games...Recorded a block in 11 straight games from Nov. 26 to Jan. 13...Collected a career-high six blocks at Montana State on Jan. 11...Totaled three or more blocks in six different games...Averaged a career-most 23.8 minutes per game...Played a career-high 38 minutes vs. Idaho on Jan. 4. 

FRESHMAN (2016-17): Academic All-Big Sky...Played in 28 games as a reserve...Averaged 1.8 points, 3.0 rebounds, 0.1 assists per game...Led the team with 12 blocks...Had a season-high three blocks against Youngstown State...Had five blocks over her first five collegiate games...Scored in 15 games...Had a season-high seven points at No. 24 California...Tallied six points and six rebounds in just six minutes vs. Weber State in the Big Sky Tournament...Had a season-high 10 rebounds in just 11 minutes played vs. Southern Utah...Had at least one rebound in 26 of 28 games played, playing just one minute in each of her two games without a rebound...Totaled 85 rebounds with 34 offensive boards...Recorded 10 steals with three in her first collegiate game at San Francisco...Had six steals in the first three games of the season...Averaged 7.6 minutes playing double-digit minutes in seven games...Played a season-high 18 minutes in her first collegiate game at San Francisco. 

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coaches John Augustavo and Kristina Shumacher at Inlgemoor HS...Led her team to three Kingco Conference championships and to second place in the WIAA state tournament as a junior...Averaged 13.5 points, 7.4 rebounds, 2.5 steals, and 2.1 blocks per game as a senior...Nearly averaged a double-double in her junior season with a 21 point, 11 rebound game...Averaged 7.8 rebounds per game as a sophomore and saw her points per game rise in each of her high school seasons...Played six years of club basketball as well with ECBA Swish Black and helped her team to 20 tournament championships, posting one game with 25 points, 17 rebounds, and six blocks.

PERSONAL: Parents are Tim and Jan Nicholas...Mother and grandfather both played basketball at Oregon State...Father played basketball at Western Washington...Is left-handed by plays basketball right-handed...Loves dogs of all kinds...Hopes to pursue a career in the health field...Major is Psychology.

Recent Games
Feb 1 at Eastern Washington W, 74-67
Feb 3 at Idaho L, 70-44
Feb 6 Weber State W, 58-52
Feb 8 Idaho State L, 75-51
Feb 13 at Southern Utah W, 71-62
Feb 15 at Northern Colorado L, 90-73
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 13
Games started 19 13
Minutes 532 367
Minutes per game 26.6 28.2
FG 113-227 81-164
FG Pct 49.8 49.4
3PT 2-7 1-6
3PT Pct 28.6 16.7
FT 56-83 31-46
FT Pct 67.5 67.4
Off rebounds 62 45
Def rebounds 126 93
Total rebounds 188 138
Rebounds per game 9.4 10.6
Personal fouls 69 44
Disqualifications 2 1
Assists 12 7
Turnovers 43 32
Assist to turnover ratio 0.3 0.2
Steals 28 22
Blocks 44 38
Points 284 194
Points per game 14.2 14.9
Points per 40 min 21.4 21.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 9 at Nevada L, 83-72 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 13 Cal St. Maritime W, 86-55 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at San Jose State L, 73-67 - 18 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 12
Nov 20 at Cal Poly L, 62-43 1 23 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 13
Nov 26 at UC Davis L, 77-75 1 37 10-15 66.7 0-0 - 10-17 58.8 30
Dec 6 at Seattle U L, 88-84 1 32 2-10 20.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 8
Dec 14 at San Francisco L, 87-82 1 22 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 11
Dec 17 Ohio St. L, 104-74 1 19 2-7 28.6 1-1 100.0 3-4 75.0 8
Dec 19 Pacific Union W, 94-35 1 14 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Dec 28 Montana State L, 85-48 1 22 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Dec 30 Montana L, 64-60 1 24 4-11 36.4 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 8
Jan 4 at Idaho State L, 80-62 1 25 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 13
Jan 9 at Northern Arizona L, 114-107 1 36 9-18 50.0 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 20
Jan 11 at Weber State W, 91-67 1 23 8-15 53.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 17
Jan 16 Northern Colorado L, 73-63 1 34 8-15 53.3 0-1 0.0 3-3 100.0 19
Jan 18 Southern Utah W, 87-82 1 36 10-17 58.8 1-1 100.0 3-4 75.0 24
Jan 23 at Portland State W, 73-70 1 38 12-25 48.0 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 28
Jan 27 Northern Arizona L, 85-65 1 27 7-16 43.8 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 14
Feb 1 at Eastern Washington W, 74-67 1 30 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 9
Feb 3 at Idaho L, 70-44 1 20 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Feb 6 Weber State W, 58-52 1 33 5-12 41.7 0-0 - 9-14 64.3 19
Feb 8 Idaho State L, 75-51 1 19 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Feb 13 at Southern Utah W, 71-62 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Northern Colorado L, 90-73 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 Eastern Washington   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Idaho   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Montana State   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 at Montana   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 6 Portland State   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 vs. Big Sky Tournament   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 vs. Big Sky Tournament   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 vs. Big Sky Tournament   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 9 at Nevada L, 83-72 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 13 Cal St. Maritime W, 86-55 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at San Jose State L, 73-67 - 18 2 4 6 0 2 0.0 2 2 2 -
Nov 20 at Cal Poly L, 62-43 1 23 2 3 5 0 3 0.0 0 1 3 -
Nov 26 at UC Davis L, 77-75 1 37 5 6 11 1 1 1.0 1 0 5 1
Dec 6 at Seattle U L, 88-84 1 32 1 10 11 2 2 1.0 2 2 4 0
Dec 14 at San Francisco L, 87-82 1 22 3 2 5 2 1 2.0 1 0 4 -
Dec 17 Ohio St. L, 104-74 1 19 3 4 7 0 2 0.0 0 1 4 -
Dec 19 Pacific Union W, 94-35 1 14 1 4 5 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Dec 28 Montana State L, 85-48 1 22 2 4 6 1 4 0.3 1 3 4 -
Dec 30 Montana L, 64-60 1 24 7 5 12 1 1 1.0 0 1 4 -
Jan 4 at Idaho State L, 80-62 1 25 6 3 9 0 4 0.0 1 2 4 -
Jan 9 at Northern Arizona L, 114-107 1 36 2 16 18 0 3 0.0 2 4 4 -
Jan 11 at Weber State W, 91-67 1 23 0 8 8 1 0 - 1 4 4 -
Jan 16 Northern Colorado L, 73-63 1 34 2 9 11 0 6 0.0 3 2 3 -
Jan 18 Southern Utah W, 87-82 1 36 7 10 17 1 3 0.3 2 6 5 1
Jan 23 at Portland State W, 73-70 1 38 3 6 9 0 2 0.0 5 2 4 -
Jan 27 Northern Arizona L, 85-65 1 27 5 8 13 0 1 0.0 2 3 4 -
Feb 1 at Eastern Washington W, 74-67 1 30 3 5 8 2 5 0.4 4 3 2 -
Feb 3 at Idaho L, 70-44 1 20 1 5 6 0 2 0.0 0 2 4 -
Feb 6 Weber State W, 58-52 1 33 5 12 17 1 1 1.0 0 4 2 -
Feb 8 Idaho State L, 75-51 1 19 2 2 4 0 0 - 1 2 0 -
Feb 13 at Southern Utah W, 71-62 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Northern Colorado L, 90-73 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 Eastern Washington   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Idaho   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Montana State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 at Montana   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 6 Portland State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 vs. Big Sky Tournament   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 vs. Big Sky Tournament   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 vs. Big Sky Tournament   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 28 - 7.6 0.7-1.8 37.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-0.8 56.5 1.8
2017-18 30 18 23.8 3.2-6.2 51.3 0.1-0.1 66.7 1.0-1.6 66.0 7.5
2018-19 29 26 28.5 5.3-11.0 48.1 0.0-0.4 0.0 2.3-3.5 66.7 13.0
2019-20 20 19 26.6 5.7-11.3 49.8 0.1-0.3 28.6 2.8-4.2 67.5 14.2
Total 107 63 21.4 3.6-7.3 48.7 0.0-0.2 19.0 1.6-2.4 65.9 8.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 28 - 212 19-51 37.3 0-0 - 13-23 56.5 51
2017-18 30 18 715 96-187 51.3 2-3 66.7 31-47 66.0 225
2018-19 29 26 826 154-320 48.1 0-11 0.0 68-102 66.7 376
2019-20 20 19 532 113-227 49.8 2-7 28.6 56-83 67.5 284
Total 107 63 2285 382-785 48.7 4-21 19.0 168-255 65.9 936
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 28 - 7.6 3.6-9.6 37.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-4.3 56.5 9.6
2017-18 30 18 23.8 5.4-10.5 51.3 0.1-0.2 66.7 1.7-2.6 66.0 12.6
2018-19 29 26 28.5 7.5-15.5 48.1 0.0-0.5 0.0 3.3-4.9 66.7 18.2
2019-20 20 19 26.6 8.5-17.1 49.8 0.2-0.5 28.6 4.2-6.2 67.5 21.4
Total 107 63 21.4 6.7-13.7 48.7 0.1-0.4 19.0 2.9-4.5 65.9 16.4
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 28 - 7.6 1.2 1.8 3.0 1.5 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4
2017-18 30 18 23.8 3.3 3.7 7.0 3.8 0.3 0.6 1.1 0.5 0.5 1.3
2018-19 29 26 28.5 4.1 7.1 11.1 3.4 0.2 0.9 1.8 0.5 1.4 2.7
2019-20 20 19 26.6 3.1 6.3 9.4 3.5 0.1 0.6 2.1 0.3 1.4 2.2
Total 107 63 21.4 2.9 4.6 7.5 3.0 0.2 0.6 1.3 0.4 0.9 1.6
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 28 - 212 34 51 85 43 2 4 9 0.4 10 12
2017-18 30 18 715 98 111 209 114 8 18 33 0.5 16 39
2018-19 29 26 826 118 205 323 99 5 27 52 0.5 40 78
2019-20 20 19 532 62 126 188 69 2 12 43 0.3 28 44
Total 107 63 2285 312 493 805 325 17 61 137 0.4 94 173
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 28 - 7.6 6.4 9.6 16.0 8.1 0.4 0.8 1.7 0.4 1.9 2.3
2017-18 30 18 23.8 5.5 6.2 11.7 6.4 0.4 1.0 1.8 0.5 0.9 2.2
2018-19 29 26 28.5 5.7 9.9 15.6 4.8 0.2 1.3 2.5 0.5 1.9 3.8
2019-20 20 19 26.6 4.7 9.5 14.1 5.2 0.2 0.9 3.2 0.3 2.1 3.3
Total 107 63 21.4 5.5 8.6 14.1 5.7 0.3 1.1 2.4 0.4 1.6 3.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 20 19 26.6 5.7-11.3 49.8 0.1-0.3 28.6 2.8-4.2 67.5 14.2
Conference 13 13 28.2 6.2-12.6 49.4 0.1-0.5 16.7 2.4-3.5 67.4 14.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 9 9 25.3 5.1-10.3 49.5 0.2-0.6 40.0 2.3-3.4 67.7 12.8
Away 11 10 27.6 6.1-12.2 50.0 0.0-0.2 0.0 3.2-4.7 67.3 15.4
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 6 6 29.0 7.0-13.8 50.6 0.2-0.2 100.0 3.3-5.2 64.5 17.5
Losses 14 13 25.6 5.1-10.3 49.3 0.1-0.4 16.7 2.6-3.7 69.2 12.8
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November 3 2 26.0 6.7-11.7 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 5.0-7.7 65.2 18.3
December 6 6 22.2 3.2-7.2 44.2 0.2-0.2 100.0 1.8-3.0 61.1 8.3
January 7 7 31.3 8.4-16.7 50.4 0.1-0.9 16.7 2.3-3.0 76.2 19.3
February 4 4 25.5 3.8-8.0 46.9 0.0-0.0 - 3.5-5.2 66.7 11.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 20 19 532 113-227 49.8 2-7 28.6 56-83 67.5 284
Conference 13 13 367 81-164 49.4 1-6 16.7 31-46 67.4 194
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 9 9 228 46-93 49.5 2-5 40.0 21-31 67.7 115
Away 11 10 304 67-134 50.0 0-2 0.0 35-52 67.3 169
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 6 6 174 42-83 50.6 1-1 100.0 20-31 64.5 105
Losses 14 13 358 71-144 49.3 1-6 16.7 36-52 69.2 179
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November 3 2 78 20-35 57.1 0-0 - 15-23 65.2 55
December 6 6 133 19-43 44.2 1-1 100.0 11-18 61.1 50
January 7 7 219 59-117 50.4 1-6 16.7 16-21 76.2 135
February 4 4 102 15-32 46.9 0-0 - 14-21 66.7 44
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 20 19 26.6 8.5-17.1 49.8 0.2-0.5 28.6 4.2-6.2 67.5 21.4
Conference 13 13 28.2 8.8-17.9 49.4 0.1-0.7 16.7 3.4-5.0 67.4 21.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 9 9 25.3 8.1-16.3 49.5 0.4-0.9 40.0 3.7-5.4 67.7 20.2
Away 11 10 27.6 8.8-17.6 50.0 0.0-0.3 0.0 4.6-6.8 67.3 22.2
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 6 6 29.0 9.7-19.1 50.6 0.2-0.2 100.0 4.6-7.1 64.5 24.1
Losses 14 13 25.6 7.9-16.1 49.3 0.1-0.7 16.7 4.0-5.8 69.2 20.0
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November 3 2 26.0 10.3-17.9 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 7.7-11.8 65.2 28.2
December 6 6 22.2 5.7-12.9 44.2 0.3-0.3 100.0 3.3-5.4 61.1 15.0
January 7 7 31.3 10.8-21.4 50.4 0.2-1.1 16.7 2.9-3.8 76.2 24.7
February 4 4 25.5 5.9-12.5 46.9 0.0-0.0 - 5.5-8.2 66.7 17.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 20 19 26.6 3.1 6.3 9.4 3.5 0.1 0.6 2.1 0.3 1.4 2.2
Conference 13 13 28.2 3.5 7.2 10.6 3.4 0.1 0.5 2.5 0.2 1.7 2.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 9 25.3 3.8 6.4 10.2 3.2 0.1 0.4 2.0 0.2 1.0 2.4
Away 11 10 27.6 2.5 6.2 8.7 3.6 0.1 0.7 2.3 0.3 1.7 2.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 6 6 29.0 3.2 7.5 10.7 3.3 0.2 0.8 1.8 0.5 2.0 3.2
Losses 14 13 25.6 3.1 5.8 8.9 3.5 0.1 0.5 2.3 0.2 1.1 1.8
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November 3 2 26.0 3.0 4.3 7.3 3.3 0.3 0.3 2.0 0.2 1.0 1.0
December 6 6 22.2 2.8 4.8 7.7 3.8 0.0 1.0 1.7 0.6 0.7 1.2
January 7 7 31.3 3.6 8.6 12.1 4.0 0.1 0.3 2.7 0.1 2.3 3.3
February 4 4 25.5 2.8 6.0 8.8 2.0 - 0.8 2.0 0.4 1.3 2.8
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 20 19 532 62 126 188 69 2 12 43 0.3 28 44
Conference 13 13 367 45 93 138 44 1 7 32 0.2 22 38
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 9 228 34 58 92 29 1 4 18 0.2 9 22
Away 11 10 304 28 68 96 40 1 8 25 0.3 19 22
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 6 6 174 19 45 64 20 1 5 11 0.5 12 19
Losses 14 13 358 43 81 124 49 1 7 32 0.2 16 25
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November 3 2 78 9 13 22 10 1 1 6 0.2 3 3
December 6 6 133 17 29 46 23 0 6 10 0.6 4 7
January 7 7 219 25 60 85 28 1 2 19 0.1 16 23
February 4 4 102 11 24 35 8 - 3 8 0.4 5 11
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 20 19 26.6 4.7 9.5 14.1 5.2 0.2 0.9 3.2 0.3 2.1 3.3
Conference 13 13 28.2 4.9 10.1 15.0 4.8 0.1 0.8 3.5 0.2 2.4 4.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 9 25.3 6.0 10.2 16.1 5.1 0.2 0.7 3.2 0.2 1.6 3.9
Away 11 10 27.6 3.7 8.9 12.6 5.3 0.1 1.1 3.3 0.3 2.5 2.9
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 6 6 29.0 4.4 10.3 14.7 4.6 0.2 1.1 2.5 0.5 2.8 4.4
Losses 14 13 25.6 4.8 9.1 13.9 5.5 0.1 0.8 3.6 0.2 1.8 2.8
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November 3 2 26.0 4.6 6.7 11.3 5.1 0.5 0.5 3.1 0.2 1.5 1.5
December 6 6 22.2 5.1 8.7 13.8 6.9 0.0 1.8 3.0 0.6 1.2 2.1
January 7 7 31.3 4.6 11.0 15.5 5.1 0.2 0.4 3.5 0.1 2.9 4.2
February 4 4 25.5 4.3 9.4 13.7 3.1 0.0 1.2 3.1 0.4 2.0 4.3