24 Cierra Dillard
24 Cierra Dillard
Height: 5-9
Year: Junior
Hometown: Rochester, NY
High School: Gates Chili (UMass)
Previous College: UMass
Position: Guard
Major: Communication
gp 35
pts/g 16.2
fg % 39.6
3pt % 34.6
ft % 80.1
reb/g 4.1
a/g 5.2

2016-17: Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules.

2015-16 (at UMass): Started 21 of the 30 games she played in while averaging a 30.3 minutes per game... Led the team in scoring 15.5 points per game... Led the team in steals with 60 steals (2.0 per game)... Finished second on the team with 2.7 assists per game... Contributed 3.3 rebounds per game... Finished 163-for-390 on field goals (41.8 percent)... Shot 48-for-146 on three-pointer attempts (32.9 percent) and 90-for-135 on free throws (66.7 percent)... netted a career-high 27 points on 9-for-22 from the floor and six rebounds against Richmond (1/16)... scored 21 points to go along with a career-high seven assists and five rebounds in the UMass win over Holy Cross (11/15)... sank a career-high five three-pointers and finished with 20 points against Central Connecticut (12/12)... scored 25 points on 9-for-17 from the floor against Dayton (2/17)... Reached double-digits scoring in 22 games and eclipsed the 20-point mark ten times... scored in double figures in 15 straight games to close the season including six games with 20+ points... Finished sixth in the Atlantic 10 in scoring (15.5) and fourth in the conference in steal (2.0).

2014-15 (at UMass): Was second among Minutewomen with 10.6 points per game and added 3.1 rebounds with 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game ... Finished 100-for-280 on field goals (35.7 percent), including 35-of-108 on three-pointer attempts (32.4 percent) ... Hit 84 of her 120 free throw attempts (70.0 percent) ... Played an average of 28.8 minutes per game, the second-most on the squad ... Scored in double-figures on 15 occasions, including a trio of performances with at least 20 points ... Upped her scoring average to 11.3 points per game during Atlantic 10 Conference games, the 23rd-best scoring mark during league play ... Ranked tied for 23rd in the Atlantic 10 in scoring average (10.6), the third-highest mark by a freshman ... Made her collegiate debut with seven points and two rebounds in 16 minutes at Western Michigan (11/14) ... Went for a then-personal best and team-high 16 points to go with four rebounds, two steals and an assist in the near-upset of Mid-American Conference preseason favorite Central Michigan (11/16)... Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (12/15) ... UMass Co-Athlete of the Week (12/15) ... Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (1/12) ... Atlantic 10 Co-Rookie of the Week (3/2)

High School: Top scorer in Gates Chili High School history ... One of only 20 girls in New York State Section V girls basketball history with more than 2,000 points scored ... A three-star recruit with a grade of 90 according to ESPN ... Nominated for the 2014 McDonalds All-American Game alongside current UMass teammate Ciara Rosten ... 2012 honorable mention All-America selection and three-time All-New York choice ... Four-time recipient of first team all-county ... Was named Second Team All-Greater Rochester in eighth grade before taking in First Team All-Greater Rochester as a freshman, sophomore, junior and senior ... Two-time regional champion and state finalist with Gates Chili High School ... Section V MVP and two-time Section V Champion ... Was an honor roll student as well.

Recent Games
Mar 7 vs. Kent State W, 72-50
Mar 9 vs. Western Michigan W, 85-53
Mar 10 vs. Central Michigan L, 96-91
Mar 17 vs. South Fla. W, 102-79
Mar 19 vs. Florida State W, 86-65
Mar 24 vs. South Carolina L, 79-63
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 35 18
Games started 35 18
Minutes 1101 543
Minutes per game 31.5 30.2
FG 176-444 93-235
FG Pct 39.6 39.6
3PT 85-246 39-117
3PT Pct 34.6 33.3
FT 129-161 60-77
FT Pct 80.1 77.9
Off rebounds 35 22
Def rebounds 107 55
Total rebounds 142 77
Rebounds per game 4.1 4.3
Personal fouls 59 34
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 182 97
Turnovers 98 52
Assist to turnover ratio 1.9 1.9
Steals 105 42
Blocks 5 2
Points 566 285
Points per game 16.2 15.8
Points per 40 min 20.6 21.0
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 3 Bloomsburg W, 64-32 1 19 1-5 20.0 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 2
Nov 10 Delaware W, 87-73 1 29 6-12 50.0 4-7 57.1 1-2 50.0 17
Nov 13 Maryland Eastern Shore W, 76-41 1 20 2-6 33.3 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 5
Nov 23 vs. Nebraska W, 82-72 1 36 7-16 43.8 5-11 45.5 6-7 85.7 25
Nov 24 vs. Clemson W, 61-41 1 31 0-5 0.0 0-2 0.0 6-6 100.0 6
Dec 2 at Arizona State L, 76-57 1 32 5-9 55.6 2-5 40.0 6-8 75.0 18
Dec 3 vs. UNLV W, 80-53 1 29 4-10 40.0 4-9 44.4 6-6 100.0 18
Dec 7 Canisius W, 73-47 1 30 5-12 41.7 2-9 22.2 2-3 66.7 14
Dec 9 at Columbia W, 65-63 1 31 1-9 11.1 0-5 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Dec 15 at St. Bonaventure W, 76-59 1 33 5-10 50.0 2-6 33.3 2-3 66.7 14
Dec 18 at Niagara L, 75-62 1 35 3-9 33.3 1-7 14.3 0-0 - 7
Dec 21 at St. John's W, 73-72 1 33 2-8 25.0 1-3 33.3 2-4 50.0 7
Dec 30 at Akron W, 89-66 1 20 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Jan 3 Western Michigan W, 71-49 1 23 9-13 69.2 3-4 75.0 2-2 100.0 23
Jan 6 at Northern Illinois L, 86-84 1 31 7-20 35.0 4-11 36.4 0-0 - 18
Jan 10 Miami (OH) W, 72-67 1 37 6-16 37.5 3-9 33.3 4-4 100.0 19
Jan 13 at Ball State W, 84-80 1 33 7-14 50.0 4-8 50.0 2-3 66.7 20
Jan 17 at Ohio W, 67-63 1 39 4-10 40.0 3-8 37.5 9-12 75.0 20
Jan 20 Toledo W, 87-69 1 34 9-14 64.3 3-6 50.0 9-11 81.8 30
Jan 27 Eastern Michigan W, 97-92 1 35 3-13 23.1 2-7 28.6 7-10 70.0 15
Jan 31 at Central Michigan L, 86-79 1 36 6-26 23.1 3-20 15.0 7-11 63.6 22
Feb 3 at Toledo W, 84-73 1 31 8-14 57.1 1-3 33.3 4-6 66.7 21
Feb 7 Kent State W, 80-42 1 22 3-10 30.0 2-5 40.0 2-2 100.0 10
Feb 10 at Miami (OH) W, 64-49 1 35 4-14 28.6 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 9
Feb 14 Central Michigan W, 85-82 1 35 5-16 31.3 1-5 20.0 4-5 80.0 15
Feb 17 Akron W, 85-71 1 31 5-9 55.6 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 13
Feb 21 at Bowling Green W, 88-67 1 24 3-9 33.3 2-3 66.7 2-2 100.0 10
Feb 24 Ohio W, 70-53 1 36 3-11 27.3 1-7 14.3 3-3 100.0 10
Feb 28 at Kent State W, 81-51 1 18 6-12 50.0 2-5 40.0 3-4 75.0 17
Mar 3 Bowling Green W, 74-38 1 23 2-8 25.0 1-3 33.3 2-2 100.0 7
Mar 7 vs. Kent State W, 72-50 1 33 6-18 33.3 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 16
Mar 9 vs. Western Michigan W, 85-53 1 31 5-12 41.7 3-5 60.0 4-4 100.0 17
Mar 10 vs. Central Michigan L, 96-91 1 39 6-20 30.0 5-15 33.3 9-10 90.0 26
Mar 17 vs. South Fla. W, 102-79 1 38 11-18 61.1 7-13 53.8 7-8 87.5 36
Mar 19 vs. Florida State W, 86-65 1 39 6-13 46.2 1-8 12.5 9-10 90.0 22
Mar 24 vs. South Carolina L, 79-63 1 39 9-22 40.9 4-11 36.4 7-11 63.6 29
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 3 Bloomsburg W, 64-32 1 19 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 4 0 1 -
Nov 10 Delaware W, 87-73 1 29 0 1 1 6 5 1.2 6 0 1 0
Nov 13 Maryland Eastern Shore W, 76-41 1 20 0 1 1 6 3 2.0 3 0 0 0
Nov 23 vs. Nebraska W, 82-72 1 36 1 2 3 3 2 1.5 6 0 0 -
Nov 24 vs. Clemson W, 61-41 1 31 1 5 6 3 1 3.0 4 1 2 0
Dec 2 at Arizona State L, 76-57 1 32 0 2 2 1 5 0.2 3 1 1 0
Dec 3 vs. UNLV W, 80-53 1 29 0 2 2 5 5 1.0 1 0 2 -
Dec 7 Canisius W, 73-47 1 30 1 3 4 4 4 1.0 4 0 1 0
Dec 9 at Columbia W, 65-63 1 31 0 2 2 5 3 1.7 2 0 3 -
Dec 15 at St. Bonaventure W, 76-59 1 33 1 6 7 10 1 10.0 3 0 2 -
Dec 18 at Niagara L, 75-62 1 35 0 4 4 6 4 1.5 4 0 3 -
Dec 21 at St. John's W, 73-72 1 33 1 2 3 3 3 1.0 2 0 3 -
Dec 30 at Akron W, 89-66 1 20 1 3 4 3 1 3.0 2 0 4 -
Jan 3 Western Michigan W, 71-49 1 23 0 3 3 2 0 - 2 0 2 0
Jan 6 at Northern Illinois L, 86-84 1 31 2 4 6 5 3 1.7 1 1 4 -
Jan 10 Miami (OH) W, 72-67 1 37 2 4 6 8 2 4.0 3 0 3 -
Jan 13 at Ball State W, 84-80 1 33 1 2 3 5 2 2.5 4 0 1 -
Jan 17 at Ohio W, 67-63 1 39 0 7 7 5 6 0.8 1 1 1 -
Jan 20 Toledo W, 87-69 1 34 3 2 5 4 3 1.3 7 0 1 0
Jan 27 Eastern Michigan W, 97-92 1 35 3 1 4 7 5 1.4 4 0 2 -
Jan 31 at Central Michigan L, 86-79 1 36 2 4 6 5 2 2.5 2 0 3 -
Feb 3 at Toledo W, 84-73 1 31 1 3 4 4 2 2.0 1 0 2 -
Feb 7 Kent State W, 80-42 1 22 1 1 2 6 1 6.0 0 0 0 0
Feb 10 at Miami (OH) W, 64-49 1 35 2 4 6 6 8 0.8 3 0 1 -
Feb 14 Central Michigan W, 85-82 1 35 2 3 5 9 3 3.0 1 0 1 -
Feb 17 Akron W, 85-71 1 31 0 8 8 8 5 1.6 3 0 4 0
Feb 21 at Bowling Green W, 88-67 1 24 1 1 2 7 2 3.5 0 0 0 -
Feb 24 Ohio W, 70-53 1 36 0 2 2 6 3 2.0 2 0 1 0
Feb 28 at Kent State W, 81-51 1 18 0 0 0 3 2 1.5 4 0 2 -
Mar 3 Bowling Green W, 74-38 1 23 1 3 4 4 2 2.0 2 0 2 0
Mar 7 vs. Kent State W, 72-50 1 33 3 6 9 4 1 4.0 5 1 2 -
Mar 9 vs. Western Michigan W, 85-53 1 31 1 2 3 6 2 3.0 6 0 1 -
Mar 10 vs. Central Michigan L, 96-91 1 39 0 2 2 10 0 - 4 0 3 -
Mar 17 vs. South Fla. W, 102-79 1 38 1 5 6 2 3 0.7 1 0 0 -
Mar 19 vs. Florida State W, 86-65 1 39 2 5 7 5 1 5.0 3 0 0 -
Mar 24 vs. South Carolina L, 79-63 1 39 1 2 3 6 3 2.0 6 0 1 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2017-18 35 35 31.5 5.0-12.7 39.6 2.4-7.0 34.6 3.7-4.6 80.1 16.2
Total 35 35 31.5 5.0-12.7 39.6 2.4-7.0 34.6 3.7-4.6 80.1 16.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
2017-18 35 35 1101 176-444 39.6 85-246 34.6 129-161 80.1 566
Total 35 35 1101 176-444 39.6 85-246 34.6 129-161 80.1 566
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2017-18 35 35 31.5 6.4-16.1 39.6 3.1-8.9 34.6 4.7-5.8 80.1 20.6
Total 35 35 31.5 6.4-16.1 39.6 3.1-8.9 34.6 4.7-5.8 80.1 20.6
  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 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 35 35 31.5 1.0 3.1 4.1 1.7 0.0 5.2 2.8 1.9 3.0 0.1
Total 35 35 31.5 1.0 3.1 4.1 1.7 0.0 5.2 2.8 1.9 3.0 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 35 35 1101 35 107 142 59 0 182 98 1.9 105 5
Total 35 35 1101 35 107 142 59 0 182 98 1.9 105 5
  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 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 35 35 31.5 1.3 3.9 5.2 2.1 0.0 6.6 3.6 1.9 3.8 0.2
Total 35 35 31.5 1.3 3.9 5.2 2.1 0.0 6.6 3.6 1.9 3.8 0.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 35 35 31.5 5.0-12.7 39.6 2.4-7.0 34.6 3.7-4.6 80.1 16.2
Conference 18 18 30.2 5.2-13.1 39.6 2.2-6.5 33.3 3.3-4.3 77.9 15.8
Exhibition 1 1 19.0 1.0-5.0 20.0 0.0-4.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0
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Home 12 12 29.6 4.8-11.7 41.4 2.2-6.2 35.1 3.0-3.7 81.8 14.8
Away 14 14 30.8 4.6-12.1 37.6 1.9-6.4 28.9 2.8-3.9 70.9 13.8
Neutral 9 9 35.0 6.0-14.9 40.3 3.7-9.1 40.2 6.0-6.9 87.1 21.7
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Wins 29 29 30.7 4.8-11.7 41.4 2.3-6.1 37.3 3.4-4.2 82.6 15.4
Losses 6 6 35.3 6.0-17.7 34.0 3.2-11.5 27.5 4.8-6.7 72.5 20.0
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November 4 4 29.0 3.8-9.8 38.5 2.5-6.2 40.0 3.2-3.8 86.7 13.3
December 8 8 30.4 3.5-9.1 38.4 1.5-5.5 27.3 2.5-3.2 76.9 11.0
January 8 8 33.5 6.4-15.8 40.5 3.1-9.1 34.2 5.0-6.6 75.5 20.9
February 8 8 29.0 4.6-11.9 38.9 1.6-5.1 31.7 2.2-2.8 81.8 13.1
March 7 7 34.6 6.4-15.9 40.5 3.6-9.0 39.7 5.4-6.4 84.4 21.9
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 35 35 1101 176-444 39.6 85-246 34.6 129-161 80.1 566
Conference 18 18 543 93-235 39.6 39-117 33.3 60-77 77.9 285
Exhibition 1 1 19 1-5 20.0 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 2
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Home 12 12 355 58-140 41.4 26-74 35.1 36-44 81.8 178
Away 14 14 431 64-170 37.6 26-90 28.9 39-55 70.9 193
Neutral 9 9 315 54-134 40.3 33-82 40.2 54-62 87.1 195
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Wins 29 29 889 140-338 41.4 66-177 37.3 100-121 82.6 446
Losses 6 6 212 36-106 34.0 19-69 27.5 29-40 72.5 120
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November 4 4 116 15-39 38.5 10-25 40.0 13-15 86.7 53
December 8 8 243 28-73 38.4 12-44 27.3 20-26 76.9 88
January 8 8 268 51-126 40.5 25-73 34.2 40-53 75.5 167
February 8 8 232 37-95 38.9 13-41 31.7 18-22 81.8 105
March 7 7 242 45-111 40.5 25-63 39.7 38-45 84.4 153
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 35 35 31.5 6.4-16.1 39.6 3.1-8.9 34.6 4.7-5.8 80.1 20.6
Conference 18 18 30.2 6.9-17.3 39.6 2.9-8.6 33.3 4.4-5.7 77.9 21.0
Exhibition 1 1 19.0 2.1-10.5 20.0 0.0-8.4 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.2
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Home 12 12 29.6 6.5-15.8 41.4 2.9-8.3 35.1 4.1-5.0 81.8 20.1
Away 14 14 30.8 5.9-15.8 37.6 2.4-8.4 28.9 3.6-5.1 70.9 17.9
Neutral 9 9 35.0 6.9-17.0 40.3 4.2-10.4 40.2 6.9-7.9 87.1 24.8
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Wins 29 29 30.7 6.3-15.2 41.4 3.0-8.0 37.3 4.5-5.4 82.6 20.1
Losses 6 6 35.3 6.8-20.0 34.0 3.6-13.0 27.5 5.5-7.5 72.5 22.6
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November 4 4 29.0 5.2-13.4 38.5 3.4-8.6 40.0 4.5-5.2 86.7 18.3
December 8 8 30.4 4.6-12.0 38.4 2.0-7.2 27.3 3.3-4.3 76.9 14.5
January 8 8 33.5 7.6-18.8 40.5 3.7-10.9 34.2 6.0-7.9 75.5 24.9
February 8 8 29.0 6.4-16.4 38.9 2.2-7.1 31.7 3.1-3.8 81.8 18.1
March 7 7 34.6 7.4-18.3 40.5 4.1-10.4 39.7 6.3-7.4 84.4 25.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 35 35 31.5 1.0 3.1 4.1 1.7 0.0 5.2 2.8 1.9 3.0 0.1
Conference 18 18 30.2 1.2 3.1 4.3 1.9 0.0 5.4 2.9 1.9 2.3 0.1
Exhibition 1 1 19.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 1.0 - 2.0 1.0 2.0 4.0 0.0
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Home 12 12 29.6 1.1 2.7 3.8 1.5 0.0 5.8 3.0 1.9 3.1 0.0
Away 14 14 30.8 0.9 3.1 4.0 2.1 0.0 4.9 3.1 1.5 2.3 0.2
Neutral 9 9 35.0 1.1 3.4 4.6 1.2 0.0 4.9 2.0 2.4 4.0 0.2
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Wins 29 29 30.7 1.0 3.1 4.1 1.5 0.0 5.1 2.8 1.8 2.9 0.1
Losses 6 6 35.3 0.8 3.0 3.8 2.5 0.0 5.5 2.8 1.9 3.3 0.3
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November 4 4 29.0 0.5 2.3 2.8 0.8 0.0 4.5 2.8 1.6 4.8 0.3
December 8 8 30.4 0.5 3.0 3.5 2.4 0.0 4.6 3.3 1.4 2.6 0.1
January 8 8 33.5 1.6 3.4 5.0 2.1 0.0 5.1 2.9 1.8 3.0 0.3
February 8 8 29.0 0.9 2.8 3.6 1.4 0.0 6.1 3.3 1.9 1.8 0.0
March 7 7 34.6 1.3 3.6 4.9 1.3 0.0 5.3 1.7 3.1 3.9 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 35 35 1101 35 107 142 59 0 182 98 1.9 105 5
Conference 18 18 543 22 55 77 34 0 97 52 1.9 42 2
Exhibition 1 1 19 1 2 3 1 - 2 1 2.0 4 0
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Home 12 12 355 13 32 45 18 0 70 36 1.9 37 0
Away 14 14 431 12 44 56 30 0 68 44 1.5 32 3
Neutral 9 9 315 10 31 41 11 0 44 18 2.4 36 2
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Wins 29 29 889 30 89 119 44 0 149 81 1.8 85 3
Losses 6 6 212 5 18 23 15 0 33 17 1.9 20 2
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November 4 4 116 2 9 11 3 0 18 11 1.6 19 1
December 8 8 243 4 24 28 19 0 37 26 1.4 21 1
January 8 8 268 13 27 40 17 0 41 23 1.8 24 2
February 8 8 232 7 22 29 11 0 49 26 1.9 14 0
March 7 7 242 9 25 34 9 0 37 12 3.1 27 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 35 35 31.5 1.3 3.9 5.2 2.1 0.0 6.6 3.6 1.9 3.8 0.2
Conference 18 18 30.2 1.6 4.1 5.7 2.5 0.0 7.1 3.8 1.9 3.1 0.1
Exhibition 1 1 19.0 2.1 4.2 6.3 2.1 0.0 4.2 2.1 2.0 8.4 0.0
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Home 12 12 29.6 1.5 3.6 5.1 2.0 0.0 7.9 4.1 1.9 4.2 0.0
Away 14 14 30.8 1.1 4.1 5.2 2.8 0.0 6.3 4.1 1.5 3.0 0.3
Neutral 9 9 35.0 1.3 3.9 5.2 1.4 0.0 5.6 2.3 2.4 4.6 0.3
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Wins 29 29 30.7 1.3 4.0 5.4 2.0 0.0 6.7 3.6 1.8 3.8 0.1
Losses 6 6 35.3 0.9 3.4 4.3 2.8 0.0 6.2 3.2 1.9 3.8 0.4
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November 4 4 29.0 0.7 3.1 3.8 1.0 0.0 6.2 3.8 1.6 6.6 0.3
December 8 8 30.4 0.7 4.0 4.6 3.1 0.0 6.1 4.3 1.4 3.5 0.2
January 8 8 33.5 1.9 4.0 6.0 2.5 0.0 6.1 3.4 1.8 3.6 0.3
February 8 8 29.0 1.2 3.8 5.0 1.9 0.0 8.4 4.5 1.9 2.4 0.0
March 7 7 34.6 1.5 4.1 5.6 1.5 0.0 6.1 2.0 3.1 4.5 0.2