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Bentley University Falcons
146 Northeast-10 Championships
80 CoSIDA Academic All-Americas
2014 NCAA Div. II Women's Basketball National Champs
2001 NCAA Div. II Field Hockey National Champs
Women's Basketball: NCAA Record 35 NCAA tournaments
25 Brandon Wheeler
25 - Brandon Wheeler
Height: 6-4
Weight: 205
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Stamford, Conn.
High School: Trinity Catholic/Cheshire Acad.
Position: G-F
Mile Time: 5:17
gp 28
pts/g 7.6
fg % 45.0
3pt % 28.8
ft % 62.8
reb/g 7.1
a/g 2.0

Brandon WheelerCareer Highlights
In 70 games over his first three seasons, averaged 7.7 points and 6.3 rebounds with career totals of 537 points, 443 rebounds, 76 assists and 63 steals … career .520 field goal percentage, including .574 inside the arc … 51 career starts.

2016-17 Season
Averaged 12.4 points, 8.8 rebounds and 1.3 steals while playing 31 minutes a game … sixth-best rebounder in the Northeast-10 Conference with his 8.8 average the best by a Falcon since Brian Tracey’s 8.8 in 2009-10 … first Bentley player with 10 double-doubles since Tracey had 11 in 2009-10 … Bentley was 7-3 when he had a double-double … four straight double-doubles from Feb. 4-15 … season highs included 20 points against Pace Jan. 18, 17 rebounds at American International Dec. 19, six assists against New Haven Jan. 7 and four steals in the Dec. 19 AIC game … .520 field goal percentage included .621 (18 of 29) during the final five minutes of games … scoring average improved monthly, from 10.4 in November to 11.8 in December to 12.9 in January to 14.3 in February … tied for seventh in Northeast-10 in steals per game with 1.3 … made three appearances on the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll (Dec. 20, Jan. 3, Feb. 13) … named to NABC Honors Court for his accomplishments in the classroom.

2015-16 Season
Averaged 5.5 points and 5.9 rebounds while playing in every game for the Falcons, including 24 as a starter … shot .546 from the floor overall and had a .621 accuracy mark on his two-point attempts … came off the bench in the first six games before cracking the lineup … as a starter, gave the Falcons 5.6 ppg and 6.3 rpg a game … was third on the team in rebounds at both ends of the court (42 offensive, 136 defensive) and second in steals (24) … averaged 10.0 points and 4.6 rebounds during the Northeast-10 Championships … during the second half of the season, produced 6.5 points and 6.5 rebounds a game … opened the season with a 10-point, 12-rebound double-double against Concordia … season-high 19 points (8-11 fg) in NE-10 quarterfinals against Franklin Pierce … that was his fourth double-digit scoring game of the season.

2014-15 Season

Saw action in 13 games as a rookie, averaging 2.8 points and 2.1 rebounds while playing 7.8 minutes per contest … most of his playing time came during the first four weeks of the season when the Falcon backcourt was shorthanded due to injury … during a four-game span from Nov. 25-Dec. 6, averaged 16.8 minutes, 7.3 points and 4.5 rebounds … scored in doubles in back-to-back contests to finish November with 10 at Southern New Hampshire Nov. 25 and a career-high 13 five days layer against Bridgeport … did not miss a shot in the game at SNHU (3-3 fg, 4-4 ft) … made the first 14 free throws of his college career and finished the year with an .889 FT percentage (16-18).

Before Bentley
2013 graduate of Trinity Catholic High School who prepped at Cheshire Academy … team captain who led Crusaders to 28-3 record and county and state championships as a senior … as a senior, averaged 19 points, ten rebounds and six assists … second-team All-FCIAC … first-team All-Connecticut State Academic Team … started on Connecticut state championship team as a sophomore … started on NESPAC Class B championship team as a post-grad … played AAU with United Sons and Daughters, and the New York Rens.

Personal
Is majoring in finance with a minor in sociology … age as of Nov. 10: 22 … son of Bill and Michelle Wheeler … has one brother, Aaron (19) … Aaron plays basketball at Purdue … father played at North Carolina Charlotte and Manhattan, where he earned All-MAAC honors and was later in inducted into Manhattan’s Athletic Hall of Fame … uncle played at Yale … National Honor Society … graduated 14th in his class … awarded Armando Simosa Award upon graduating Cheshire Academy … has participated in multiple mission trips with church’s youth group … volunteer at Waltham YMCA … SAAC representative.

2014-15 Statistics                  2015-16 Statistics                2016-17 Statistics

Recent Games
Feb 10 at Saint Anselm L, 86-66
Feb 14 St. Michael's W, 82-74
Feb 17 Merrimack W, 72-54
Feb 20 at Franklin Pierce W, 97-82
Feb 25 at Saint Rose W, 68-65
Feb 28 at Saint Anselm L, 87-80
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 21
Games started 28 21
Minutes 861 657
Minutes per game 30.8 31.3
FG 86-191 68-147
FG Pct 45.0 46.3
3PT 15-52 13-40
3PT Pct 28.8 32.5
FT 27-43 18-28
FT Pct 62.8 64.3
Off rebounds 54 40
Def rebounds 146 110
Total rebounds 200 150
Rebounds per game 7.1 7.1
Personal fouls 63 47
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 57 46
Turnovers 51 34
Assist to turnover ratio 1.1 1.4
Steals 42 31
Blocks 15 11
Points 214 167
Points per game 7.6 8.0
Points per 40 min 9.9 10.2
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 11 Georgian Court W, 103-54 1 24 3-7 42.9 0-2 0.0 4-4 100.0 10
Nov 12 Concordia (N.Y.) W, 112-65 1 25 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Nov 15 Stonehill W, 89-86 1 31 3-5 60.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
Nov 18 at Jefferson L, 76-71 1 34 2-5 40.0 1-1 100.0 1-4 25.0 6
Nov 21 at Assumption W, 82-58 1 27 3-8 37.5 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 7
Nov 29 Franklin Pierce W, 105-69 1 23 5-9 55.6 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 11
Dec 2 at St. Michael's W, 80-61 1 27 3-6 50.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 7
Dec 6 Southern N.H. L, 89-80 1 33 6-9 66.7 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 13
Dec 9 Saint Anselm L, 88-86 1 29 3-9 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 6
Dec 12 at Merrimack L, 72-60 1 34 5-6 83.3 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 12
Dec 29 Dominican (N.Y.) W, 73-69 1 25 4-7 57.1 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 9
Dec 31 at Bridgeport L, 72-70 1 31 1-7 14.3 0-2 0.0 0-3 0.0 2
Jan 3 at Le Moyne W, 73-70 1 41 1-6 16.7 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 6 Saint Rose L, 81-73 1 33 2-7 28.6 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Jan 10 at American Int'l W, 73-60 1 30 3-6 50.0 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 8
Jan 13 at New Haven L, 87-84 1 34 6-10 60.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 13
Jan 17 Adelphi W, 83-81 1 34 1-8 12.5 0-3 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 20 Southern Conn. St. L, 75-67 1 33 2-7 28.6 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 7
Jan 27 at Pace W, 75-74 1 33 4-7 57.1 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 9
Jan 31 at Stonehill L, 74-70 1 29 5-10 50.0 1-2 50.0 1-3 33.3 12
Feb 3 Assumption W, 87-82 1 27 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Feb 7 at Southern N.H. L, 89-74 1 34 1-5 20.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Feb 10 at Saint Anselm L, 86-66 1 30 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Feb 14 St. Michael's W, 82-74 1 27 2-9 22.2 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 7
Feb 17 Merrimack W, 72-54 1 33 5-5 100.0 1-1 100.0 5-5 100.0 16
Feb 20 at Franklin Pierce W, 97-82 1 35 5-7 71.4 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 11
Feb 25 at Saint Rose W, 68-65 1 31 3-7 42.9 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 6
Feb 28 at Saint Anselm L, 87-80 1 34 4-9 44.4 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 10
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 11 Georgian Court W, 103-54 1 24 2 2 4 2 3 0.7 2 0 1 -
Nov 12 Concordia (N.Y.) W, 112-65 1 25 1 2 3 2 0 - 0 1 1 0
Nov 15 Stonehill W, 89-86 1 31 0 5 5 1 1 1.0 2 0 3 -
Nov 18 at Jefferson L, 76-71 1 34 3 10 13 0 3 0.0 1 1 4 -
Nov 21 at Assumption W, 82-58 1 27 5 5 10 2 1 2.0 0 2 1 -
Nov 29 Franklin Pierce W, 105-69 1 23 5 7 12 5 0 - 2 0 1 -
Dec 2 at St. Michael's W, 80-61 1 27 0 5 5 3 1 3.0 2 0 2 -
Dec 6 Southern N.H. L, 89-80 1 33 0 3 3 0 2 0.0 2 2 4 -
Dec 9 Saint Anselm L, 88-86 1 29 0 2 2 5 1 5.0 2 1 1 -
Dec 12 at Merrimack L, 72-60 1 34 3 9 12 1 3 0.3 0 1 4 0
Dec 29 Dominican (N.Y.) W, 73-69 1 25 3 6 9 2 3 0.7 2 0 3 -
Dec 31 at Bridgeport L, 72-70 1 31 4 5 9 1 5 0.2 1 0 3 -
Jan 3 at Le Moyne W, 73-70 1 41 6 10 16 4 1 4.0 1 1 4 -
Jan 6 Saint Rose L, 81-73 1 33 1 3 4 1 6 0.2 1 0 3 0
Jan 10 at American Int'l W, 73-60 1 30 2 7 9 3 2 1.5 4 0 2 -
Jan 13 at New Haven L, 87-84 1 34 2 7 9 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 17 Adelphi W, 83-81 1 34 2 6 8 3 1 3.0 4 0 4 -
Jan 20 Southern Conn. St. L, 75-67 1 33 1 3 4 5 5 1.0 0 1 4 0
Jan 27 at Pace W, 75-74 1 33 0 1 1 2 0 - 3 0 1 -
Jan 31 at Stonehill L, 74-70 1 29 3 6 9 2 0 - 1 2 2 -
Feb 3 Assumption W, 87-82 1 27 0 4 4 1 1 1.0 1 0 4 -
Feb 7 at Southern N.H. L, 89-74 1 34 0 5 5 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 0
Feb 10 at Saint Anselm L, 86-66 1 30 0 4 4 1 0 - 0 1 0 -
Feb 14 St. Michael's W, 82-74 1 27 7 5 12 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 17 Merrimack W, 72-54 1 33 2 9 11 0 2 0.0 2 0 2 -
Feb 20 at Franklin Pierce W, 97-82 1 35 1 4 5 5 2 2.5 3 0 1 -
Feb 25 at Saint Rose W, 68-65 1 31 0 5 5 3 3 1.0 2 0 3 -
Feb 28 at Saint Anselm L, 87-80 1 34 1 6 7 1 0 - 3 2 1 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 13 - 7.8 0.8-2.0 38.5 0.1-0.4 20.0 1.2-1.4 88.9 2.8
2015-16 30 24 22.0 2.4-4.3 54.6 0.2-0.9 25.9 0.5-1.1 46.9 5.5
2016-17 27 27 31.0 4.7-9.1 52.0 0.5-1.6 31.8 2.4-3.6 68.0 12.4
2017-18 28 28 30.8 3.1-6.8 45.0 0.5-1.9 28.8 1.0-1.5 62.8 7.6
Total 98 79 25.1 3.0-6.1 49.7 0.4-1.3 28.9 1.3-1.9 65.3 7.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 13 - 102 10-26 38.5 1-5 20.0 16-18 88.9 37
2015-16 30 24 660 71-130 54.6 7-27 25.9 15-32 46.9 164
2016-17 27 27 836 128-246 52.0 14-44 31.8 66-97 68.0 336
2017-18 28 28 861 86-191 45.0 15-52 28.8 27-43 62.8 214
Total 98 79 2459 295-593 49.7 37-128 28.9 124-190 65.3 751
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 13 - 7.8 3.9-10.2 38.5 0.4-2.0 20.0 6.3-7.1 88.9 14.5
2015-16 30 24 22.0 4.3-7.9 54.6 0.4-1.6 25.9 0.9-1.9 46.9 9.9
2016-17 27 27 31.0 6.1-11.8 52.0 0.7-2.1 31.8 3.2-4.6 68.0 16.1
2017-18 28 28 30.8 4.0-8.9 45.0 0.7-2.4 28.8 1.3-2.0 62.8 9.9
Total 98 79 25.1 4.8-9.6 49.7 0.6-2.1 28.9 2.0-3.1 65.3 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
2014-15 13 - 7.8 0.5 1.5 2.1 0.8 0.0 0.1 0.8 0.1 0.2 0.1
2015-16 30 24 22.0 1.4 4.5 5.9 1.4 0.0 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.8 0.3
2016-17 27 27 31.0 1.9 6.9 8.8 2.8 0.1 1.8 1.9 1.0 1.3 0.3
2017-18 28 28 30.8 1.9 5.2 7.1 2.3 0.0 2.0 1.8 1.1 1.5 0.5
Total 98 79 25.1 1.6 5.0 6.6 1.9 0.0 1.4 1.4 1.0 1.1 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 13 - 102 7 20 27 10 0 1 11 0.1 3 1
2015-16 30 24 660 42 136 178 42 1 27 26 1.0 24 8
2016-17 27 27 836 52 186 238 76 2 49 50 1.0 36 7
2017-18 28 28 861 54 146 200 63 0 57 51 1.1 42 15
Total 98 79 2459 155 488 643 191 3 134 138 1.0 105 31
  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 13 - 7.8 2.7 7.8 10.6 3.9 0.0 0.4 4.3 0.1 1.2 0.4
2015-16 30 24 22.0 2.5 8.2 10.8 2.5 0.1 1.6 1.6 1.0 1.5 0.5
2016-17 27 27 31.0 2.5 8.9 11.4 3.6 0.1 2.3 2.4 1.0 1.7 0.3
2017-18 28 28 30.8 2.5 6.8 9.3 2.9 0.0 2.6 2.4 1.1 2.0 0.7
Total 98 79 25.1 2.5 7.9 10.5 3.1 0.0 2.2 2.2 1.0 1.7 0.5
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 28 28 30.8 3.1-6.8 45.0 0.5-1.9 28.8 1.0-1.5 62.8 7.6
Conference 21 21 31.3 3.2-7.0 46.3 0.6-1.9 32.5 0.9-1.3 64.3 8.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 29.0 3.0-6.8 44.3 0.6-1.8 34.8 1.2-1.4 88.9 7.8
Away 15 15 32.3 3.1-6.9 45.6 0.5-1.9 24.1 0.7-1.7 44.0 7.5
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 16 16 29.6 3.0-6.4 46.6 0.5-1.9 25.8 1.1-1.5 75.0 7.6
Losses 12 12 32.3 3.2-7.3 43.2 0.6-1.8 33.3 0.8-1.6 47.4 7.7
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November 6 6 27.3 2.8-6.0 47.2 0.3-1.2 28.6 1.5-2.2 69.2 7.5
December 6 6 29.8 3.7-7.3 50.0 0.3-1.3 25.0 0.5-1.3 37.5 8.2
January 8 8 33.4 3.0-7.6 39.3 0.9-2.8 31.8 0.6-1.1 55.6 7.5
February 8 8 31.4 2.9-6.2 46.0 0.5-1.9 26.7 1.2-1.6 76.9 7.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 28 28 861 86-191 45.0 15-52 28.8 27-43 62.8 214
Conference 21 21 657 68-147 46.3 13-40 32.5 18-28 64.3 167
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 13 377 39-88 44.3 8-23 34.8 16-18 88.9 102
Away 15 15 484 47-103 45.6 7-29 24.1 11-25 44.0 112
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 16 16 473 48-103 46.6 8-31 25.8 18-24 75.0 122
Losses 12 12 388 38-88 43.2 7-21 33.3 9-19 47.4 92
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November 6 6 164 17-36 47.2 2-7 28.6 9-13 69.2 45
December 6 6 179 22-44 50.0 2-8 25.0 3-8 37.5 49
January 8 8 267 24-61 39.3 7-22 31.8 5-9 55.6 60
February 8 8 251 23-50 46.0 4-15 26.7 10-13 76.9 60
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 28 28 30.8 4.0-8.9 45.0 0.7-2.4 28.8 1.3-2.0 62.8 9.9
Conference 21 21 31.3 4.1-8.9 46.3 0.8-2.4 32.5 1.1-1.7 64.3 10.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 29.0 4.1-9.3 44.3 0.8-2.4 34.8 1.7-1.9 88.9 10.8
Away 15 15 32.3 3.9-8.5 45.6 0.6-2.4 24.1 0.9-2.1 44.0 9.3
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 16 16 29.6 4.1-8.7 46.6 0.7-2.6 25.8 1.5-2.0 75.0 10.3
Losses 12 12 32.3 3.9-9.1 43.2 0.7-2.2 33.3 0.9-2.0 47.4 9.5
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November 6 6 27.3 4.1-8.8 47.2 0.5-1.7 28.6 2.2-3.2 69.2 11.0
December 6 6 29.8 4.9-9.8 50.0 0.4-1.8 25.0 0.7-1.8 37.5 10.9
January 8 8 33.4 3.6-9.1 39.3 1.0-3.3 31.8 0.7-1.3 55.6 9.0
February 8 8 31.4 3.7-8.0 46.0 0.6-2.4 26.7 1.6-2.1 76.9 9.6
  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 30.8 1.9 5.2 7.1 2.3 0.0 2.0 1.8 1.1 1.5 0.5
Conference 21 21 31.3 1.9 5.2 7.1 2.2 0.0 2.2 1.6 1.4 1.5 0.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 29.0 1.8 4.4 6.2 2.4 0.0 2.1 2.1 1.0 1.5 0.4
Away 15 15 32.3 2.0 5.9 7.9 2.1 0.0 2.0 1.6 1.3 1.5 0.7
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 16 16 29.6 2.3 5.2 7.4 2.1 0.0 2.4 1.4 1.7 1.9 0.3
Losses 12 12 32.3 1.5 5.3 6.8 2.5 0.0 1.6 2.3 0.7 1.0 0.9
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November 6 6 27.3 2.7 5.2 7.8 1.8 0.0 2.0 1.3 1.5 1.2 0.7
December 6 6 29.8 1.7 5.0 6.7 2.8 0.0 2.0 2.5 0.8 1.5 0.7
January 8 8 33.4 2.1 5.4 7.5 2.8 0.0 2.6 2.0 1.3 1.9 0.5
February 8 8 31.4 1.4 5.3 6.6 1.6 0.0 1.5 1.5 1.0 1.4 0.4
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 28 28 861 54 146 200 63 0 57 51 1.1 42 15
Conference 21 21 657 40 110 150 47 0 46 34 1.4 31 11
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 377 24 57 81 31 0 27 27 1.0 20 5
Away 15 15 484 30 89 119 32 0 30 24 1.3 22 10
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 16 16 473 36 83 119 33 0 38 23 1.7 30 4
Losses 12 12 388 18 63 81 30 0 19 28 0.7 12 11
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November 6 6 164 16 31 47 11 0 12 8 1.5 7 4
December 6 6 179 10 30 40 17 0 12 15 0.8 9 4
January 8 8 267 17 43 60 22 0 21 16 1.3 15 4
February 8 8 251 11 42 53 13 0 12 12 1.0 11 3
  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 30.8 2.5 6.8 9.3 2.9 0.0 2.6 2.4 1.1 2.0 0.7
Conference 21 21 31.3 2.4 6.7 9.1 2.9 0.0 2.8 2.1 1.4 1.9 0.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 29.0 2.5 6.0 8.6 3.3 0.0 2.9 2.9 1.0 2.1 0.5
Away 15 15 32.3 2.5 7.4 9.8 2.6 0.0 2.5 2.0 1.3 1.8 0.8
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 16 16 29.6 3.0 7.0 10.1 2.8 0.0 3.2 1.9 1.7 2.5 0.3
Losses 12 12 32.3 1.9 6.5 8.4 3.1 0.0 2.0 2.9 0.7 1.2 1.1
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November 6 6 27.3 3.9 7.6 11.5 2.7 0.0 2.9 2.0 1.5 1.7 1.0
December 6 6 29.8 2.2 6.7 8.9 3.8 0.0 2.7 3.4 0.8 2.0 0.9
January 8 8 33.4 2.5 6.4 9.0 3.3 0.0 3.1 2.4 1.3 2.2 0.6
February 8 8 31.4 1.8 6.7 8.4 2.1 0.0 1.9 1.9 1.0 1.8 0.5