21 Cedric Kuakumensah
21 Cedric Kuakumensah
Height: 6-9
Weight: 245
Year: Senior
Hometown: Worcester, MA
High School: St. Andrew's School
Position: F
gp 28
pts/g 14.0
fg % 46.8
3pt % 43.2
ft % 70.7
reb/g 9.6
a/g 1.2

Kuakumensah Sets Ivy League Record For Career Blocked Shots

VIDEO - Kuakumensah congratulated by the Brown campus

Brown’s big man has grown in many ways (Providence Journal 12-20-15)

Three-year Team Captain...Pre-season All-Ivy selection by Athlon’s and Lindy’s…2014-15: Team Captain...His 235 career blocked shots are a Brown record and rank second in Ivy League Basketball history behind the 252 career blocks by Dartmouth’s Brian Gilpin from 1993-1997…Scored 20 points and pulled down 15 rebounds against Bryant…Ranked fifth in the Ivy League with 7.4 rebounds per game…Led Brown’s win over Providence with 15 points and seven rebounds… Led the Ivy League with 2.5 blocked shots per game, 20th best in the nation…Scored 21 points, grabbed five rebounds and blocked three shots vs. Rhode Island…With 76 blocked shots, he ranks first (93), second (76) and third (66) in single season blocked shots at Brown… Scored 20 points at home vs. Columbia…Registered the game-winning basket at home vs. Cornell with 1.4 seconds remaining…Registered a double-double vs. Columbia (13 points, 11 rebounds).

2013-14 Team Captain...Selected the Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season…Established a new Ivy League Record for single-season blocked shots with 93… Led the Ivy League and ranked sixth nationally with 3.2 blocked shots per game…Scored a career high 30 points against Cornell on 12-of-19 shooting from the field, while grabbing a career best 14 rebounds and blocking seven shots against the Big Red…Also pulled down 14 rebounds vs. Binghamton…Scored in double-figures 12 times…Grabbed double-digit rebounds 10 times, including Brown’s last six games…His 7 blocks vs. Cornell and Dartmouth tied the Brown single game record…Has 159 career blocked shots- 2nd in Brown record book… His 7.2 rebounds per game ranked third in the Ivy League…Averaged 9.0 points per game, fourth on the Brown team…Blocked six shots against Binghamton, and Columbia…

 

Offseason: Named one of the Top Players To Watch in the Ivy League by NBCSports.com…2012-13:  Named the Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year...Shattered the Brown record for blocked shots with 66, sixth best in Ivy League Basketball history...Tied the school record with seven blocked shots against Penn and Cornell, both on the road...Ranked second in the Ivy League in rebounding with 7.5 per game, just one rebound short of leading the league...Named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week after scoring 13 points and pulling down 19 rebounds against Cornell...Netted a seasaon high 19 points against Columbia...Started 27 of 28 games for the Bears...Registered a season high five assists vs. Central Connecticut.

Secondary School Background:  A graduate of St. Andrew’s School, where he lettered for twoyears…Also lettered for three years at North High School…All-NEPSAC AA second team selection as a junior and senior at St. Andrew’s…Scored 1,287 career points…Team captain for two years at St. Andrew’s… Averaged 14 points and 14 rebounds as a senior…Scored a career best 29 points twice in his career with a career high 17 rebounds…National Honor Society member…Personal:  The son of Koblavi and Dope’ Kuakumensah…Born in Lome’, Togo…Has a brother, Selom, and a sister, Yayra…Enjoys table tennis, chess and billiards, and watching tennis, volleyball and soccer…Concentrating in Business Economics.

 Cedric Kuakumensah's Career Highs:

Points: 30 vs. Cornell (2/22/14)

Rebounds: 19 vs. Columbia (2/15/13)

Assists: 5 vs. CCSU (11/15/12)

Steals: 2 vs. Northwestern (12/23/12) ; vs. Longwood (11/22/13);vs. Penn (2/15/14)

Blocks: 7** vs. Penn (2/9/13); vs. Cornell (3/1/13); vs. Cornell (2/22/14)

                                    ** School Record

 
Recent Games
Feb 19 at Penn L, 79-74
Feb 20 at Princeton L, 77-66
Feb 26 Dartmouth W, 84-83
Feb 27 Harvard L, 61-52
Mar 4 at Columbia L, 66-63
Mar 5 at Cornell L, 75-71
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 14
Games started 28 14
Minutes 832 420
Minutes per game 29.7 30.0
FG 147-314 77-166
FG Pct 46.8 46.4
3PT 32-74 22-44
3PT Pct 43.2 50.0
FT 65-92 25-38
FT Pct 70.7 65.8
Off rebounds 72 35
Def rebounds 196 91
Total rebounds 268 126
Rebounds per game 9.6 9.0
Personal fouls 74 41
Disqualifications 1 0
Assists 33 8
Turnovers 65 28
Assist to turnover ratio 0.5 0.3
Steals 7 4
Blocks 76 41
Points 391 201
Points per game 14.0 14.4
Points per 40 min 18.8 19.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 13 at Saint Peter's L, 77-65 1 34 4-12 33.3 0-5 0.0 2-2 100.0 10
Nov 16 Holy Cross W, 71-55 1 30 6-11 54.5 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 14
Nov 18 at Niagara L, 75-66 1 32 4-14 28.6 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 10
Nov 21 at Providence L, 94-73 1 17 2-5 40.0 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 7
Nov 24 New Hampshire L, 88-77 1 23 6-11 54.5 2-3 66.7 1-1 100.0 15
Nov 29 at SMU L, 77-69 1 28 6-12 50.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 13
Dec 2 Central Conn. St. W, 82-64 1 33 7-11 63.6 1-1 100.0 6-6 100.0 21
Dec 5 at Bryant W, 76-68 1 20 5-7 71.4 2-2 100.0 2-2 100.0 14
Dec 7 at Georgetown L, 74-57 1 25 2-12 16.7 0-2 0.0 4-4 100.0 8
Dec 22 vs. Marist L, 84-83 1 43 7-13 53.8 2-3 66.7 5-7 71.4 21
Dec 28 Bethune-Cookman W, 81-73 1 34 6-11 54.5 1-2 50.0 2-3 66.7 15
Dec 30 Rhode Island L, 88-85 1 34 7-13 53.8 0-2 0.0 7-9 77.8 21
Jan 2 at Maine L, 98-92 1 33 6-11 54.5 0-2 0.0 4-6 66.7 16
Jan 9 Daniel Webster W, 69-43 1 26 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 5
Jan 16 at Yale L, 77-68 1 35 4-16 25.0 2-4 50.0 8-10 80.0 18
Jan 22 Yale L, 90-66 1 26 6-15 40.0 1-1 100.0 0-3 0.0 13
Jan 29 Princeton L, 83-59 1 27 0-5 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0
Jan 30 Penn W, 89-83 1 28 10-16 62.5 5-6 83.3 1-1 100.0 26
Feb 5 Cornell W, 86-80 1 26 7-10 70.0 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 16
Feb 6 Columbia L, 77-73 1 31 4-11 36.4 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 10
Feb 12 at Harvard L, 79-73 1 19 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 2-5 40.0 6
Feb 13 at Dartmouth L, 87-70 1 34 6-13 46.2 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 15
Feb 19 at Penn L, 79-74 1 35 6-14 42.9 1-5 20.0 1-1 100.0 14
Feb 20 at Princeton L, 77-66 1 23 8-14 57.1 1-2 50.0 1-1 100.0 18
Feb 26 Dartmouth W, 84-83 1 38 7-12 58.3 2-5 40.0 1-2 50.0 17
Feb 27 Harvard L, 61-52 1 34 7-16 43.8 1-2 50.0 4-6 66.7 19
Mar 4 at Columbia L, 66-63 1 32 3-10 30.0 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 8
Mar 5 at Cornell L, 75-71 1 32 7-11 63.6 2-2 100.0 5-6 83.3 21
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 13 at Saint Peter's L, 77-65 1 34 3 14 17 3 3 1.0 0 2 2 -
Nov 16 Holy Cross W, 71-55 1 30 1 11 12 1 3 0.3 0 3 2 -
Nov 18 at Niagara L, 75-66 1 32 5 6 11 1 1 1.0 1 3 4 -
Nov 21 at Providence L, 94-73 1 17 1 3 4 1 4 0.3 0 0 2 -
Nov 24 New Hampshire L, 88-77 1 23 3 5 8 1 2 0.5 0 2 4 -
Nov 29 at SMU L, 77-69 1 28 2 5 7 3 3 1.0 0 3 1 -
Dec 2 Central Conn. St. W, 82-64 1 33 5 11 16 4 2 2.0 0 4 1 -
Dec 5 at Bryant W, 76-68 1 20 1 5 6 1 3 0.3 0 0 4 0
Dec 7 at Georgetown L, 74-57 1 25 1 1 2 0 4 0.0 0 1 0 -
Dec 22 vs. Marist L, 84-83 1 43 2 10 12 0 3 0.0 1 0 3 -
Dec 28 Bethune-Cookman W, 81-73 1 34 3 9 12 4 4 1.0 0 4 3 0
Dec 30 Rhode Island L, 88-85 1 34 1 6 7 1 4 0.3 0 7 5 1
Jan 2 at Maine L, 98-92 1 33 2 8 10 3 0 - 0 4 2 -
Jan 9 Daniel Webster W, 69-43 1 26 7 11 18 2 1 2.0 1 2 0 -
Jan 16 at Yale L, 77-68 1 35 5 7 12 1 4 0.3 0 3 2 -
Jan 22 Yale L, 90-66 1 26 3 5 8 1 2 0.5 1 1 4 -
Jan 29 Princeton L, 83-59 1 27 0 8 8 0 3 0.0 0 7 4 -
Jan 30 Penn W, 89-83 1 28 3 5 8 0 1 0.0 0 5 2 -
Feb 5 Cornell W, 86-80 1 26 2 10 12 1 2 0.5 0 3 4 -
Feb 6 Columbia L, 77-73 1 31 1 5 6 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 -
Feb 12 at Harvard L, 79-73 1 19 2 3 5 0 2 0.0 1 2 3 0
Feb 13 at Dartmouth L, 87-70 1 34 1 4 5 0 3 0.0 0 6 2 -
Feb 19 at Penn L, 79-74 1 35 3 7 10 2 2 1.0 0 2 2 -
Feb 20 at Princeton L, 77-66 1 23 4 3 7 0 3 0.0 0 2 2 -
Feb 26 Dartmouth W, 84-83 1 38 2 9 11 0 0 - 2 2 4 -
Feb 27 Harvard L, 61-52 1 34 4 10 14 0 2 0.0 0 1 3 -
Mar 4 at Columbia L, 66-63 1 32 3 7 10 1 2 0.5 0 4 3 -
Mar 5 at Cornell L, 75-71 1 32 2 8 10 1 0 - 0 3 3 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2012-13 28 27 25.8 2.6-6.4 40.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-3.0 58.3 6.9
2013-14 29 28 25.4 3.5-8.7 40.2 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.0-2.9 69.9 9.0
2014-15 30 29 28.1 4.0-8.8 45.1 0.9-2.5 34.7 2.4-3.6 67.0 11.2
2015-16 28 28 29.7 5.2-11.2 46.8 1.1-2.6 43.2 2.3-3.3 70.7 14.0
Total 115 112 27.3 3.8-8.8 43.6 0.5-1.3 38.7 2.1-3.2 66.6 10.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2012-13 28 27 723 72-178 40.4 0-0 - 49-84 58.3 193
2013-14 29 28 738 101-251 40.2 0-1 0.0 58-83 69.9 260
2014-15 30 29 842 119-264 45.1 26-75 34.7 73-109 67.0 337
2015-16 28 28 832 147-314 46.8 32-74 43.2 65-92 70.7 391
Total 115 112 3135 439-1007 43.6 58-150 38.7 245-368 66.6 1181
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2012-13 28 27 25.8 4.0-9.8 40.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.7-4.6 58.3 10.7
2013-14 29 28 25.4 5.5-13.6 40.2 0.0-0.1 0.0 3.1-4.5 69.9 14.1
2014-15 30 29 28.1 5.7-12.5 45.1 1.2-3.6 34.7 3.5-5.2 67.0 16.0
2015-16 28 28 29.7 7.1-15.1 46.8 1.5-3.6 43.2 3.1-4.4 70.7 18.8
Total 115 112 27.3 5.6-12.8 43.6 0.7-1.9 38.7 3.1-4.7 66.6 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
2012-13 28 27 25.8 2.1 5.4 7.5 2.8 0.1 1.3 2.3 0.5 0.4 2.4
2013-14 29 28 25.4 2.1 5.1 7.2 3.4 0.2 0.9 1.4 0.6 0.4 3.2
2014-15 30 29 28.1 1.8 5.5 7.4 3.2 0.1 0.8 1.9 0.4 0.5 2.5
2015-16 28 28 29.7 2.6 7.0 9.6 2.6 0.0 1.2 2.3 0.5 0.3 2.7
Total 115 112 27.3 2.1 5.7 7.9 3.0 0.1 1.0 2.0 0.5 0.4 2.7
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2012-13 28 27 723 59 150 209 79 2 35 65 0.5 10 66
2013-14 29 28 738 60 149 209 100 5 26 41 0.6 11 93
2014-15 30 29 842 55 166 221 97 3 25 58 0.4 16 76
2015-16 28 28 832 72 196 268 74 1 33 65 0.5 7 76
Total 115 112 3135 246 661 907 350 11 119 229 0.5 44 311
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2012-13 28 27 25.8 3.3 8.3 11.6 4.4 0.1 1.9 3.6 0.5 0.6 3.7
2013-14 29 28 25.4 3.3 8.1 11.3 5.4 0.3 1.4 2.2 0.6 0.6 5.0
2014-15 30 29 28.1 2.6 7.9 10.5 4.6 0.1 1.2 2.8 0.4 0.8 3.6
2015-16 28 28 29.7 3.5 9.4 12.9 3.6 0.0 1.6 3.1 0.5 0.3 3.7
Total 115 112 27.3 3.1 8.4 11.6 4.5 0.1 1.5 2.9 0.5 0.6 4.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 28 28 29.7 5.2-11.2 46.8 1.1-2.6 43.2 2.3-3.3 70.7 14.0
Conference 14 14 30.0 5.5-11.9 46.4 1.6-3.1 50.0 1.8-2.7 65.8 14.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 30.0 5.8-11.3 51.0 1.4-2.5 54.5 1.8-2.9 63.2 14.8
Away 14 14 28.5 4.6-11.0 42.2 0.9-2.7 31.6 2.6-3.4 76.6 12.7
Neutral 1 1 43.0 7.0-13.0 53.8 2.0-3.0 66.7 5.0-7.0 71.4 21.0
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Wins 8 8 29.4 6.2-10.4 60.2 1.8-2.6 66.7 1.8-2.5 70.0 16.0
Losses 20 20 29.9 4.8-11.6 42.0 0.9-2.6 34.0 2.5-3.6 70.8 13.2
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November 6 6 27.3 4.7-10.8 43.1 0.7-2.7 25.0 1.5-2.2 69.2 11.5
December 6 6 31.5 5.7-11.2 50.7 1.0-2.0 50.0 4.3-5.2 83.9 16.7
January 6 6 29.2 4.7-11.3 41.2 1.3-2.3 57.1 2.3-4.2 56.0 13.0
February 8 8 30.0 5.9-11.6 50.5 1.5-3.5 42.9 1.1-1.9 60.0 14.4
March 2 2 32.0 5.0-10.5 47.6 1.0-2.0 50.0 3.5-4.0 87.5 14.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 28 28 832 147-314 46.8 32-74 43.2 65-92 70.7 391
Conference 14 14 420 77-166 46.4 22-44 50.0 25-38 65.8 201
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 13 390 75-147 51.0 18-33 54.5 24-38 63.2 192
Away 14 14 399 65-154 42.2 12-38 31.6 36-47 76.6 178
Neutral 1 1 43 7-13 53.8 2-3 66.7 5-7 71.4 21
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Wins 8 8 235 50-83 60.2 14-21 66.7 14-20 70.0 128
Losses 20 20 597 97-231 42.0 18-53 34.0 51-72 70.8 263
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November 6 6 164 28-65 43.1 4-16 25.0 9-13 69.2 69
December 6 6 189 34-67 50.7 6-12 50.0 26-31 83.9 100
January 6 6 175 28-68 41.2 8-14 57.1 14-25 56.0 78
February 8 8 240 47-93 50.5 12-28 42.9 9-15 60.0 115
March 2 2 64 10-21 47.6 2-4 50.0 7-8 87.5 29
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 28 28 29.7 7.1-15.1 46.8 1.5-3.6 43.2 3.1-4.4 70.7 18.8
Conference 14 14 30.0 7.3-15.8 46.4 2.1-4.2 50.0 2.4-3.6 65.8 19.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 30.0 7.7-15.1 51.0 1.8-3.4 54.5 2.5-3.9 63.2 19.7
Away 14 14 28.5 6.5-15.4 42.2 1.2-3.8 31.6 3.6-4.7 76.6 17.8
Neutral 1 1 43.0 6.5-12.1 53.8 1.9-2.8 66.7 4.7-6.5 71.4 19.5
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Wins 8 8 29.4 8.5-14.1 60.2 2.4-3.6 66.7 2.4-3.4 70.0 21.8
Losses 20 20 29.9 6.5-15.5 42.0 1.2-3.6 34.0 3.4-4.8 70.8 17.6
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November 6 6 27.3 6.8-15.9 43.1 1.0-3.9 25.0 2.2-3.2 69.2 16.8
December 6 6 31.5 7.2-14.2 50.7 1.3-2.5 50.0 5.5-6.6 83.9 21.2
January 6 6 29.2 6.4-15.5 41.2 1.8-3.2 57.1 3.2-5.7 56.0 17.8
February 8 8 30.0 7.8-15.5 50.5 2.0-4.7 42.9 1.5-2.5 60.0 19.2
March 2 2 32.0 6.2-13.1 47.6 1.2-2.5 50.0 4.4-5.0 87.5 18.1
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 28 28 29.7 2.6 7.0 9.6 2.6 0.0 1.2 2.3 0.5 0.3 2.7
Conference 14 14 30.0 2.5 6.5 9.0 2.9 0.0 0.6 2.0 0.3 0.3 2.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 30.0 2.7 8.1 10.8 3.0 0.1 1.2 2.2 0.6 0.3 3.2
Away 14 14 28.5 2.5 5.8 8.3 2.3 0.0 1.2 2.4 0.5 0.1 2.5
Neutral 1 1 43.0 2.0 10.0 12.0 3.0 - 0.0 3.0 0.0 1.0 0.0
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Wins 8 8 29.4 3.0 8.9 11.9 2.5 0.0 1.6 2.0 0.8 0.4 2.9
Losses 20 20 29.9 2.4 6.3 8.7 2.7 0.1 1.0 2.5 0.4 0.2 2.6
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November 6 6 27.3 2.5 7.3 9.8 2.5 - 1.7 2.7 0.6 0.2 2.2
December 6 6 31.5 2.2 7.0 9.2 2.7 0.2 1.7 3.3 0.5 0.2 2.7
January 6 6 29.2 3.3 7.3 10.7 2.3 - 1.2 1.8 0.6 0.3 3.7
February 8 8 30.0 2.4 6.4 8.8 2.9 0.0 0.5 2.0 0.3 0.4 2.3
March 2 2 32.0 2.5 7.5 10.0 3.0 - 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 3.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 28 28 832 72 196 268 74 1 33 65 0.5 7 76
Conference 14 14 420 35 91 126 41 0 8 28 0.3 4 41
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 390 35 105 140 39 1 16 28 0.6 4 41
Away 14 14 399 35 81 116 32 0 17 34 0.5 2 35
Neutral 1 1 43 2 10 12 3 - 0 3 0.0 1 0
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Wins 8 8 235 24 71 95 20 0 13 16 0.8 3 23
Losses 20 20 597 48 125 173 54 1 20 49 0.4 4 53
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November 6 6 164 15 44 59 15 - 10 16 0.6 1 13
December 6 6 189 13 42 55 16 1 10 20 0.5 1 16
January 6 6 175 20 44 64 14 - 7 11 0.6 2 22
February 8 8 240 19 51 70 23 0 4 16 0.3 3 18
March 2 2 64 5 15 20 6 - 2 2 1.0 0 7
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 28 28 29.7 3.5 9.4 12.9 3.6 0.0 1.6 3.1 0.5 0.3 3.7
Conference 14 14 30.0 3.3 8.7 12.0 3.9 0.0 0.8 2.7 0.3 0.4 3.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 30.0 3.6 10.8 14.4 4.0 0.1 1.6 2.9 0.6 0.4 4.2
Away 14 14 28.5 3.5 8.1 11.6 3.2 0.0 1.7 3.4 0.5 0.2 3.5
Neutral 1 1 43.0 1.9 9.3 11.2 2.8 0.0 0.0 2.8 0.0 0.9 0.0
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Wins 8 8 29.4 4.1 12.1 16.2 3.4 0.0 2.2 2.7 0.8 0.5 3.9
Losses 20 20 29.9 3.2 8.4 11.6 3.6 0.1 1.3 3.3 0.4 0.3 3.6
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November 6 6 27.3 3.7 10.7 14.4 3.7 0.0 2.4 3.9 0.6 0.2 3.2
December 6 6 31.5 2.8 8.9 11.6 3.4 0.2 2.1 4.2 0.5 0.2 3.4
January 6 6 29.2 4.6 10.1 14.6 3.2 0.0 1.6 2.5 0.6 0.5 5.0
February 8 8 30.0 3.2 8.5 11.7 3.8 0.0 0.7 2.7 0.3 0.5 3.0
March 2 2 32.0 3.1 9.4 12.5 3.8 0.0 1.3 1.3 1.0 0.0 4.4