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24 Jacob Collins
24 - Jacob Collins
Height: 6-5
Weight: 215
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bristol
High School: Bristol Central '14
Position: Forward
gp 29
pts/g 6.4
fg % 58.2
3pt % 47.5
ft % 68.8
reb/g 2.9
a/g 0.4

Enrolled at Eastern in the fall of 2015 after one year at Lincoln College of New England (Southington), an NJCAA Division III institution...  averaged 7.7 points per game, with a season-high 21 coming in a 109-61 home win over Holyoke CC Feb. 3...  was 10-for-14 from the floor in that game in a season-high 25 minutes...

Coach Geitner: “A very good shooting forward, Jake has had some nagging injuries this pre-season but we expect him to have a good year.”

2017/18: In his second season earning a varsity letter, appeared in 29 games off the bench, one as a starter, had 19 3-pointers,  averaging 6.4 points, 2.9 rebounds, and 0.4 assists...in LEC play, had nine 3-pointers, averaging 7.2 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 0.35 assists...in LEC and NCAA tournament play, had five 3-pointers, averaging 7.8 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 0.25 assists...in LEC tournament play, had four 3-pointers while averaging 12 points and 8 rebounds...in NCAA tournament play, had one 3-pointer, averaging 3.5 points, 1.5 rebounds, and 0.5 assists...season-highs (p-r-a-3s-b) 19-8-3-3-2...

2016/17: In his first season earning a varsity letter, appeared in 23 of 30 games (all off the bench), totalling 49 points and 23 rebounds in 91 minutes and averaging only 1.8 turnovers per 40 minutes... did not turn the ball over until his 15th appearance of the season... saw action in 13 of 14 games in one stretch... in a 44-point LEC first-round home win over Western Connecticut Feb. 21, tossed in a career-tying ten points, going 4-of-5 from the floor and 2-of-3 from distance... also had three rebounds and a steal in seven minutes in that game... in a ten-point showing in a 27-point road win over Rhode Island College Dec. 10, had ten points on 3-of-3 shooting (2-of-2 from long range)... season-highs (p-r-a-3s) 10-4-3-2... 

2015/16: Appeared off the bench in eight of the team's first ten games... in a 77-44 LEC win over Rhode Island College in his eighth game Dec. 12, scored a season-high ten points in a season-high 18 minutes and added three rebounds... in the championship game of the Ramapo College tournament against host Ramapo Nov. 22, had nine points on 4-of-5 shooting and sank his first three-point FG in his first career try...  season-highs (p-r-a-3s) 10-5-1-1... 

Career-highs (thru 17/18): 23 min., 19 pts., 8 rebs., 3 assists, 2 block, 2 steals, three 3-pointers...

High School: Participated basketball and baseball… two-year starter in basketball and one-year starter in baseball… two time all-conference, team MVP and captain in basketball and also was named Most Improved Player in basketball once… member of conference championship team as a senior and club which reached the state semifinals with a final record of 25-4… named to Connecticut Senior All-Star Game… 

PERSONAL: Born Jacob W. Collins May 8, 1996… Mother: Manon… Sibling: Aaron… Major: Sociology… Residence: Bristol, CT…

JACOB... REVEALED

Who is the biggest influence in your life? My mom 
If you could meet anyone living or dead who would it be? Vince Carter  
What was your favorite vacation or day trip you ever took? 
Myrtle beach  
What is your favorite number? 
24 
What is the biggest sports team rivalry in any professional sport in your opinion? 
Duke vs North Carolina  
If you were stranded on an Island who would be the two people you would want to be on the island with you? My friends Devin and Keon  
What’s your favorite song or artist of all time? Meek Mill  
What is your favorite energy drink? 
Don’t drink them  
Assign a letter grade to  President Trump.
 F  
If you could be great at another sport what would it be? 
Golf 
What made you start playing sports? 
My friends  
What is your favorite meal from the student center? 
Buffalo chicken wrap with mozzarella sticks  
What’s your favorite part athletics at eastern? Competitive nature  
If you could switch places with any celebrate who would it be? 
Diddy  
If you could change one thing about world political structure what would it be? 
Get rid of Trump  

If you can consider yourself any type of leader, what would be the word/words to describe your leadership style? Approachable, understanding, fair  
If you could live in any other state or any other country where would it be? 
Florida  
In 15 years where do you see yourself? Miami   

Recent Games
Feb 17 Southern Me. W, 89-42
Feb 20 Plymouth St. W, 107-67
Feb 23 Western Conn. St. W, 92-82
Feb 24 Keene St. W, 79-62
Mar 2 Johnson & Wales (RI) W, 75-59
Mar 3 Middlebury L, 83-58
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 14
Games started 1 1
Minutes 346 176
Minutes per game 11.9 12.6
FG 78-134 43-77
FG Pct 58.2 55.8
3PT 19-40 9-19
3PT Pct 47.5 47.4
FT 11-16 6-8
FT Pct 68.8 75.0
Off rebounds 30 15
Def rebounds 55 21
Total rebounds 85 36
Rebounds per game 2.9 2.6
Personal fouls 42 19
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 12 5
Turnovers 28 12
Assist to turnover ratio 0.4 0.4
Steals 5 3
Blocks 10 4
Points 186 101
Points per game 6.4 7.2
Points per 40 min 21.5 23.0
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 17 vs. Dean College W, 87-64 - 8 1-4 25.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 3
Nov 18 at WPI W, 78-68 - 12 3-4 75.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 6
Nov 21 at Connecticut Col. W, 89-77 - 2 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 25 vs. Montclair St. W, 72-55 - 4 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 26 at Colby W, 83-77 - 23 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 9
Dec 2 at Rhode Island Col. W, 86-61 - 16 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 5 Manhattanville W, 78-59 - 13 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Dec 7 WPI L, 75-70 - 6 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 9 Plymouth St. W, 107-55 - 15 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 19 vs. Penn St.-Behrend W, 63-60 - 9 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 20 vs. Cabrini L, 87-76 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 2 at Amherst W, 95-92 - 2 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 6 at Mass.-Boston W, 80-54 - 5 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Jan 10 Mass.-Dartmouth W, 101-77 - 7 3-3 100.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 7
Jan 13 at Southern Me. W, 90-52 - 22 5-8 62.5 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 12
Jan 17 at Keene St. W, 70-64 - 2 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 20 Rhode Island Col. W, 61-49 - 5 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 24 Western Conn. St. W, 88-80 - 5 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Jan 27 at Plymouth St. W, 85-73 - 18 4-7 57.1 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 9
Jan 31 Trinity (Conn.) W, 72-56 - 16 3-4 75.0 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 8
Feb 3 Mass.-Boston W, 84-70 - 13 1-6 16.7 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Feb 8 Keene St. W, 83-78 - 11 3-8 37.5 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 7
Feb 10 at Mass.-Dartmouth L, 101-99 - 19 8-10 80.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 17
Feb 14 at Western Conn. St. W, 106-82 - 16 7-11 63.6 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 17
Feb 17 Southern Me. W, 89-42 1 22 7-12 58.3 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 16
Feb 20 Plymouth St. W, 107-67 - 16 7-7 100.0 2-2 100.0 2-2 100.0 18
Feb 23 Western Conn. St. W, 92-82 - 21 8-10 80.0 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 19
Feb 24 Keene St. W, 79-62 - 15 2-6 33.3 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 5
Mar 2 Johnson & Wales (RI) W, 75-59 - 9 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Mar 3 Middlebury L, 83-58 - 14 2-5 40.0 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 4
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 17 vs. Dean College W, 87-64 - 8 1 5 6 1 0 - 0 1 1 -
Nov 18 at WPI W, 78-68 - 12 0 0 0 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 -
Nov 21 at Connecticut Col. W, 89-77 - 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Nov 25 vs. Montclair St. W, 72-55 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 1 0
Nov 26 at Colby W, 83-77 - 23 1 2 3 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 2 at Rhode Island Col. W, 86-61 - 16 2 3 5 2 0 - 0 0 2 -
Dec 5 Manhattanville W, 78-59 - 13 3 4 7 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Dec 7 WPI L, 75-70 - 6 2 0 2 1 2 0.5 0 0 0 -
Dec 9 Plymouth St. W, 107-55 - 15 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 0 1 1 -
Dec 19 vs. Penn St.-Behrend W, 63-60 - 9 2 0 2 0 1 0.0 0 2 1 -
Dec 20 vs. Cabrini L, 87-76 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 2 at Amherst W, 95-92 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 6 at Mass.-Boston W, 80-54 - 5 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 10 Mass.-Dartmouth W, 101-77 - 7 1 2 3 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Jan 13 at Southern Me. W, 90-52 - 22 2 2 4 1 2 0.5 0 0 1 -
Jan 17 at Keene St. W, 70-64 - 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jan 20 Rhode Island Col. W, 61-49 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 24 Western Conn. St. W, 88-80 - 5 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 27 at Plymouth St. W, 85-73 - 18 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 31 Trinity (Conn.) W, 72-56 - 16 1 5 6 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 3 Mass.-Boston W, 84-70 - 13 2 1 3 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Feb 8 Keene St. W, 83-78 - 11 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 1 1 -
Feb 10 at Mass.-Dartmouth L, 101-99 - 19 2 1 3 0 3 0.0 0 2 4 -
Feb 14 at Western Conn. St. W, 106-82 - 16 2 2 4 1 0 - 2 0 0 0
Feb 17 Southern Me. W, 89-42 1 22 2 4 6 0 2 0.0 1 0 3 -
Feb 20 Plymouth St. W, 107-67 - 16 1 3 4 3 0 - 0 1 2 -
Feb 23 Western Conn. St. W, 92-82 - 21 2 6 8 0 2 0.0 0 1 3 -
Feb 24 Keene St. W, 79-62 - 15 2 6 8 0 1 0.0 1 0 3 -
Mar 2 Johnson & Wales (RI) W, 75-59 - 9 0 1 1 1 4 0.3 0 0 4 -
Mar 3 Middlebury L, 83-58 - 14 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 1 1 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2015-16 8 - 5.6 1.0-2.2 44.4 0.1-0.2 50.0 0.5-0.5 100.0 2.6
2016-17 23 - 4.0 0.9-1.8 48.8 0.2-0.4 44.4 0.2-0.3 62.5 2.1
2017-18 29 1 11.9 2.7-4.6 58.2 0.7-1.4 47.5 0.4-0.6 68.8 6.4
Total 60 1 8.0 1.8-3.2 54.9 0.4-0.8 47.1 0.3-0.5 71.4 4.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2015-16 8 - 45 8-18 44.4 1-2 50.0 4-4 100.0 21
2016-17 23 - 91 20-41 48.8 4-9 44.4 5-8 62.5 49
2017-18 29 1 346 78-134 58.2 19-40 47.5 11-16 68.8 186
Total 60 1 482 106-193 54.9 24-51 47.1 20-28 71.4 256
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2015-16 8 - 5.6 7.1-16.0 44.4 0.9-1.8 50.0 3.6-3.6 100.0 18.7
2016-17 23 - 4.0 8.8-18.0 48.8 1.8-4.0 44.4 2.2-3.5 62.5 21.5
2017-18 29 1 11.9 9.0-15.5 58.2 2.2-4.6 47.5 1.3-1.8 68.8 21.5
Total 60 1 8.0 8.8-16.0 54.9 2.0-4.2 47.1 1.7-2.3 71.4 21.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2015-16 8 - 5.6 0.6 1.0 1.6 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.8 0.2 0.4 0.0
2016-17 23 - 4.0 0.1 1.0 1.1 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.2 1.0 0.0 0.1
2017-18 29 1 11.9 1.0 1.9 2.9 1.4 0.0 0.4 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.3
Total 60 1 8.0 0.6 1.4 2.1 0.9 0.0 0.3 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2015-16 8 - 45 5 8 13 3 0 1 6 0.2 3 0
2016-17 23 - 91 3 23 26 11 0 4 4 1.0 1 2
2017-18 29 1 346 30 55 85 42 0 12 28 0.4 5 10
Total 60 1 482 38 86 124 56 0 17 38 0.4 9 12
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2015-16 8 - 5.6 4.4 7.1 11.6 2.7 0.0 0.9 5.3 0.2 2.7 0.0
2016-17 23 - 4.0 1.3 10.1 11.4 4.8 0.0 1.8 1.8 1.0 0.4 0.9
2017-18 29 1 11.9 3.5 6.4 9.8 4.9 0.0 1.4 3.2 0.4 0.6 1.2
Total 60 1 8.0 3.2 7.1 10.3 4.6 0.0 1.4 3.2 0.4 0.7 1.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 29 1 11.9 2.7-4.6 58.2 0.7-1.4 47.5 0.4-0.6 68.8 6.4
Conference 14 1 12.6 3.1-5.5 55.8 0.6-1.4 47.4 0.4-0.6 75.0 7.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 15 1 12.5 2.9-5.0 57.3 0.8-1.8 44.4 0.4-0.6 66.7 6.9
Away 11 - 12.5 2.9-4.6 62.7 0.5-1.1 50.0 0.5-0.6 71.4 6.8
Neutral 3 - 7.0 1.0-2.7 37.5 0.3-0.3 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.3
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Wins 26 1 11.8 2.6-4.5 57.3 0.7-1.4 51.4 0.4-0.5 71.4 6.3
Losses 3 - 13.0 3.7-5.7 64.7 0.0-1.0 0.0 0.3-0.7 50.0 7.7
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November 5 - 9.8 1.6-2.8 57.1 0.2-0.4 50.0 0.6-1.0 60.0 4.0
December 5 - 11.8 1.4-2.8 50.0 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.8
January 9 - 9.1 1.9-3.1 60.7 0.7-1.2 54.5 0.3-0.3 100.0 4.8
February 8 1 16.6 5.4-8.8 61.4 1.4-2.5 55.0 0.6-0.9 71.4 12.8
March 2 - 11.5 1.5-4.0 37.5 0.5-2.5 20.0 0.0-0.5 0.0 3.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 29 1 346 78-134 58.2 19-40 47.5 11-16 68.8 186
Conference 14 1 176 43-77 55.8 9-19 47.4 6-8 75.0 101
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 15 1 188 43-75 57.3 12-27 44.4 6-9 66.7 104
Away 11 - 137 32-51 62.7 6-12 50.0 5-7 71.4 75
Neutral 3 - 21 3-8 37.5 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 7
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Wins 26 1 307 67-117 57.3 19-37 51.4 10-14 71.4 163
Losses 3 - 39 11-17 64.7 0-3 0.0 1-2 50.0 23
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November 5 - 49 8-14 57.1 1-2 50.0 3-5 60.0 20
December 5 - 59 7-14 50.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 14
January 9 - 82 17-28 60.7 6-11 54.5 3-3 100.0 43
February 8 1 133 43-70 61.4 11-20 55.0 5-7 71.4 102
March 2 - 23 3-8 37.5 1-5 20.0 0-1 0.0 7
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 29 1 11.9 9.0-15.5 58.2 2.2-4.6 47.5 1.3-1.8 68.8 21.5
Conference 14 1 12.6 9.8-17.5 55.8 2.0-4.3 47.4 1.4-1.8 75.0 23.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 1 12.5 9.1-16.0 57.3 2.6-5.7 44.4 1.3-1.9 66.7 22.1
Away 11 - 12.5 9.3-14.9 62.7 1.8-3.5 50.0 1.5-2.0 71.4 21.9
Neutral 3 - 7.0 5.7-15.2 37.5 1.9-1.9 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 13.3
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Wins 26 1 11.8 8.7-15.2 57.3 2.5-4.8 51.4 1.3-1.8 71.4 21.2
Losses 3 - 13.0 11.3-17.4 64.7 0.0-3.1 0.0 1.0-2.1 50.0 23.6
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November 5 - 9.8 6.5-11.4 57.1 0.8-1.6 50.0 2.4-4.1 60.0 16.3
December 5 - 11.8 4.7-9.5 50.0 0.0-1.4 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 9.5
January 9 - 9.1 8.3-13.7 60.7 2.9-5.4 54.5 1.5-1.5 100.0 21.0
February 8 1 16.6 12.9-21.1 61.4 3.3-6.0 55.0 1.5-2.1 71.4 30.7
March 2 - 11.5 5.2-13.9 37.5 1.7-8.7 20.0 0.0-1.7 0.0 12.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 29 1 11.9 1.0 1.9 2.9 1.4 0.0 0.4 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.3
Conference 14 1 12.6 1.1 1.5 2.6 1.4 0.0 0.4 0.9 0.4 0.2 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 1 12.5 1.2 2.4 3.6 1.7 - 0.4 1.1 0.4 0.1 0.3
Away 11 - 12.5 0.8 1.3 2.1 1.2 0.0 0.5 0.9 0.5 0.2 0.2
Neutral 3 - 7.0 1.0 1.7 2.7 1.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 1.0 0.3 1.0
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Wins 26 1 11.8 1.0 2.0 3.0 1.4 0.0 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.3
Losses 3 - 13.0 1.3 1.0 2.3 1.7 - 0.3 2.0 0.2 0.0 1.0
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November 5 - 9.8 0.4 1.4 1.8 1.2 0.0 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.2 0.2
December 5 - 11.8 2.0 1.8 3.8 1.2 - 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.0 0.6
January 9 - 9.1 0.4 1.4 1.9 0.9 0.0 0.1 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.0
February 8 1 16.6 1.8 2.9 4.6 2.1 0.0 0.6 1.1 0.6 0.5 0.6
March 2 - 11.5 0.0 1.5 1.5 2.5 - 0.5 2.5 0.2 0.0 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 29 1 346 30 55 85 42 0 12 28 0.4 5 10
Conference 14 1 176 15 21 36 19 0 5 12 0.4 3 4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 1 188 18 36 54 26 - 6 17 0.4 2 5
Away 11 - 137 9 14 23 13 0 5 10 0.5 2 2
Neutral 3 - 21 3 5 8 3 0 1 1 1.0 1 3
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Wins 26 1 307 26 52 78 37 0 11 22 0.5 5 7
Losses 3 - 39 4 3 7 5 - 1 6 0.2 0 3
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November 5 - 49 2 7 9 6 0 2 3 0.7 1 1
December 5 - 59 10 9 19 6 - 3 4 0.8 0 3
January 9 - 82 4 13 17 8 0 1 7 0.1 0 0
February 8 1 133 14 23 37 17 0 5 9 0.6 4 5
March 2 - 23 0 3 3 5 - 1 5 0.2 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 29 1 11.9 3.5 6.4 9.8 4.9 0.0 1.4 3.2 0.4 0.6 1.2
Conference 14 1 12.6 3.4 4.8 8.2 4.3 0.0 1.1 2.7 0.4 0.7 0.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 1 12.5 3.8 7.7 11.5 5.5 0.0 1.3 3.6 0.4 0.4 1.1
Away 11 - 12.5 2.6 4.1 6.7 3.8 0.0 1.5 2.9 0.5 0.6 0.6
Neutral 3 - 7.0 5.7 9.5 15.2 5.7 0.0 1.9 1.9 1.0 1.9 5.7
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Wins 26 1 11.8 3.4 6.8 10.2 4.8 0.0 1.4 2.9 0.5 0.7 0.9
Losses 3 - 13.0 4.1 3.1 7.2 5.1 0.0 1.0 6.2 0.2 0.0 3.1
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November 5 - 9.8 1.6 5.7 7.3 4.9 0.0 1.6 2.4 0.7 0.8 0.8
December 5 - 11.8 6.8 6.1 12.9 4.1 0.0 2.0 2.7 0.8 0.0 2.0
January 9 - 9.1 2.0 6.3 8.3 3.9 0.0 0.5 3.4 0.1 0.0 0.0
February 8 1 16.6 4.2 6.9 11.1 5.1 0.0 1.5 2.7 0.6 1.2 1.5
March 2 - 11.5 0.0 5.2 5.2 8.7 0.0 1.7 8.7 0.2 0.0 1.7