42 Nasser Al-Rayes
42 Nasser Al-Rayes
Height: 6-10
Weight: 230
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Doha, Qatar
High School: American School of Doha
Position: F/C
Major: Mechanical Engineering
gp 25
pts/g 13.0
fg % 46.1
3pt % 26.7
ft % 69.0
reb/g 8.5
a/g 1.2

Honors
First Team All-SCIAC (2016-17)
CoSIDA Academic All-District (2015-16)
Second Team All-SCIAC  (2015-16)
Male Athlete of the Year (2015-16)
Global Squad Alumni Player of the Year (2015-16)
GSA European Tour (2015 & 2016)
SCIAC All-Academic Team (Winter 2014-15, 2015-16)

2016-17

   NCAA RANKS

  • 47th in total blocks (48)
  • 51st in blocks per game (1.92)
  • 58th in  defensive rebounds (6.88)
  • 108th in double-doubles (8)
  • 110th in total rebounds (213)
  • 114th in rebounds per game (8.5)

   SCIAC RANKS

  • Led the league in rebounds per game (9.5)
  • Led the league in blocks per game (1.8)
  • Led the league in double-doubles (8)
  • 8th in points per game (15.9)
  • 12th in field goal percentage
  • 12th in free throw percentage

   TEAM RANKS

  • Led the team in points per game (13.0), rebounds per game (8.5), defensive rebounds per game (6.9), free throw percentage (.690%), field goal attempts per game (10.76), field goals per game (5.0), blocks per game (1.9), double-doubles (8) and minutes per game (32.3).
  • 2nd on team in field goal percentage (.461%) offensive rebounds per game (1.6), free throw attempts per game (3.5), free throws made per game (2.4) and fouls per game (2.4).
  • 4th on team in three point field goals per game (0.6), three-point field goal attempts per game (2.4), three-point field goal percentage (.267%), steals per game (0.5) and assists per game (1.2).
  • One of three Beavers to appear in all 25 games.

2015-16

   NCAA RANKS

  • 16th in blocks per game (2.56)
  • 18th in total blocks (64)
  • 120th in defensive rebounds (6.08)

   SCIAC RANKS

  • Led the league in blocks per game (2.7)
  • 3rd in defensive rebounds per game (6.6)
  • 5th in rebounds per game (7.9)
  • 7th in free thro percentage (79.1)
  • 14th in points per game (12.6) and points (202)
  • 18th in field goal percentage (41.9)
  • 21st in offensive rebounds per game (1.3)

   TEAM RANKS

  • Led the team in points per game (11.1),  field goal attempts per game (9.4), free throw percentage (75.3%), blocks per game (2.6), rebounds per game (7.5), and defensive rebounds per game (6.1)
  • 2nd in minutes per game (32.6),  assists (1.3), free throws made per game (2.9), free throw attempts per game (3.0), and field goals made per game (3.8)
  • 3rd in 3 point field goal attempts per game (2.2),  3 point field goals made per game (0.7),  T-3rd in offensive rebounds per game (1.4)
  • 4th in 3-point percentage (30.4%), field goal percentage (40.2%)

2014-15
Set single season record with 53 blocks, tied single game record with six blocks.

  NCAA RANKS

  • 22nd blocked shots per game (2.17)

  SCIAC RANKS

  • Led conference in blocks per game (2.4) 
  • tied-15th offensive rebounds per game (1.4)
  • 16th rebounds per game (5.4), defensive rebounds per game (4.0)

  TEAM RANKS

  • Led team in blocks per game (2.2)
  • 2nd field goal percentage (.462), rebounds per game (5.4)
  • 3rd points per game (8.4), free throws made (39)
  • 4th minutes per game (25.3), assists per game (1.1)

 

2013-14

Ranked eighth in single season history with 28 blocks.  

  NCAA RANKS

  • 192nd blocked shots (28)

  SCIAC RANKS

  • 2nd blocks per 40 minutes (3.1)
  • tied-8th blocks per game (0.9)

  TEAM RANKS

  • Led team in blocks per game (1.1) 

Research and STEM activities
Analyzed data on pump failure, wrote a report discussing the reasons for failures in various locations across the Arabian Gulf and was involved in region-wide vessel isolation as part of an internship with Occidental Petroleum.

Designed an experiment to test leakage rates for O-rings at various compression percentages. Participated in projects for necessary FDA testing on manufactured products at Pro-Dex, a company who specializes in battery powered surgerical drivers.

Prior to Caltech
Was a three-sport athlete all four years in high school, playing baskball and volleyball as well as running in track & field…Won the Coach’s Choice Award in basketball his sophomore year after averaging 18.7 points, 13.0 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game…Twice named All-Qatar First Team and was the MVP his senior year…Two-time MVP in volleyball...Is the school record holder in the 400 meter and the 4x400 for T&F…Won the Coach’s Choice Award for Track and Field his sophomore year…Also played AAU basketball for two years under coach John Alexander…Was a Hoop Group All-Star…Named Scholar Athlete of the Year...Member of the National Honor Society...Won the Science award...Class Valedictorian...Won the Ambassador's Award...An AP Scholar.

Personal
Son of Khalifa and Janet...Has one older brother, Yousef, and one younger brother, Timeam.

Recent Games
Feb 4 Occidental L, 65-64
Feb 7 at Whittier W, 85-62
Feb 11 at Chapman L, 64-54
Feb 16 La Verne L, 97-73
Feb 18 Pomona-Pitzer W, 61-59
Feb 21 at Cal Lutheran L, 88-62
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 25 16
Games started 25 16
Minutes 808 543
Minutes per game 32.3 33.9
FG 124-269 99-201
FG Pct 46.1 49.3
3PT 16-60 11-42
3PT Pct 26.7 26.2
FT 60-87 45-61
FT Pct 69.0 73.8
Off rebounds 41 32
Def rebounds 172 120
Total rebounds 213 152
Rebounds per game 8.5 9.5
Personal fouls 65 43
Disqualifications 2 1
Assists 30 23
Turnovers 45 30
Assist to turnover ratio 0.7 0.8
Steals 13 6
Blocks 48 28
Points 324 254
Points per game 13.0 15.9
Points per 40 min 16.0 18.7
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 5 at Long Beach St.   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Cal St. Fullerton - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Occidental L, 61-45 1 37 1-7 14.3 1-4 25.0 2-6 33.3 5
Nov 21 Oglethorpe L, 60-56 1 32 2-7 28.6 0-3 0.0 1-2 50.0 5
Nov 26 Wis. Lutheran L, 64-63 1 28 5-6 83.3 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 10
Dec 10 UC Santa Cruz L, 83-59 1 21 2-7 28.6 1-2 50.0 2-4 50.0 7
Dec 14 at Linfield L, 74-54 1 32 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 9
Dec 15 at Pacific (Ore.) L, 82-44 1 24 2-8 25.0 1-3 33.3 4-4 100.0 9
Dec 16 at Lewis & Clark L, 81-56 1 25 4-11 36.4 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 8
Dec 19 Carthage L, 81-58 1 26 3-11 27.3 2-5 40.0 1-2 50.0 9
Dec 29 Colorado Col. W, 80-71 1 40 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Jan 3 Whittier W, 95-83 1 40 10-18 55.6 0-2 0.0 4-4 100.0 24
Jan 5 at Occidental W, 60-53 1 32 9-12 75.0 3-3 100.0 4-5 80.0 25
Jan 7 at Claremont-M-S L, 78-53 1 29 2-7 28.6 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 7
Jan 12 Redlands L, 78-71 1 39 4-13 30.8 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 8
Jan 14 Cal Lutheran L, 94-60 1 20 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Jan 19 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 70-50 1 29 8-15 53.3 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 16
Jan 21 at La Verne W, 78-73 1 34 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 10
Jan 26 Chapman W, 64-52 1 38 5-11 45.5 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 11
Jan 28 at Redlands L, 89-64 1 32 8-12 66.7 1-1 100.0 1-2 50.0 18
Feb 2 Claremont-M-S L, 66-61 1 36 7-12 58.3 3-6 50.0 3-5 60.0 20
Feb 4 Occidental L, 65-64 1 38 4-12 33.3 1-5 20.0 0-1 0.0 9
Feb 7 at Whittier W, 85-62 1 34 6-10 60.0 0-1 0.0 3-7 42.9 15
Feb 11 at Chapman L, 64-54 1 37 7-15 46.7 0-5 0.0 2-3 66.7 16
Feb 16 La Verne L, 97-73 1 37 11-22 50.0 1-3 33.3 14-16 87.5 37
Feb 18 Pomona-Pitzer W, 61-59 1 29 5-13 38.5 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 11
Feb 21 at Cal Lutheran L, 88-62 1 39 8-16 50.0 0-3 0.0 7-7 100.0 23
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 5 at Long Beach St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Cal St. Fullerton - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Occidental L, 61-45 1 37 1 11 12 1 4 0.3 0 4 0 -
Nov 21 Oglethorpe L, 60-56 1 32 1 5 6 1 1 1.0 2 3 2 -
Nov 26 Wis. Lutheran L, 64-63 1 28 0 5 5 0 1 0.0 1 4 4 -
Dec 10 UC Santa Cruz L, 83-59 1 21 1 3 4 0 1 0.0 2 1 0 -
Dec 14 at Linfield L, 74-54 1 32 0 6 6 0 1 0.0 1 1 4 0
Dec 15 at Pacific (Ore.) L, 82-44 1 24 0 5 5 1 2 0.5 0 1 5 1
Dec 16 at Lewis & Clark L, 81-56 1 25 1 4 5 0 0 - 0 1 0 -
Dec 19 Carthage L, 81-58 1 26 3 6 9 1 4 0.3 1 4 3 -
Dec 29 Colorado Col. W, 80-71 1 40 2 7 9 3 1 3.0 0 1 4 -
Jan 3 Whittier W, 95-83 1 40 1 9 10 3 1 3.0 0 0 4 -
Jan 5 at Occidental W, 60-53 1 32 0 10 10 2 4 0.5 0 2 4 -
Jan 7 at Claremont-M-S L, 78-53 1 29 1 3 4 0 4 0.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 12 Redlands L, 78-71 1 39 1 4 5 3 1 3.0 0 2 2 -
Jan 14 Cal Lutheran L, 94-60 1 20 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 3 -
Jan 19 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 70-50 1 29 6 6 12 0 0 - 0 3 2 -
Jan 21 at La Verne W, 78-73 1 34 1 8 9 3 3 1.0 1 2 4 -
Jan 26 Chapman W, 64-52 1 38 2 5 7 0 4 0.0 0 3 4 -
Jan 28 at Redlands L, 89-64 1 32 3 4 7 0 1 0.0 1 1 1 -
Feb 2 Claremont-M-S L, 66-61 1 36 1 7 8 2 0 - 1 3 2 -
Feb 4 Occidental L, 65-64 1 38 3 7 10 1 0 - 0 2 0 -
Feb 7 at Whittier W, 85-62 1 34 6 8 14 2 1 2.0 1 2 3 -
Feb 11 at Chapman L, 64-54 1 37 3 14 17 4 1 4.0 0 1 3 -
Feb 16 La Verne L, 97-73 1 37 2 16 18 1 2 0.5 1 3 3 -
Feb 18 Pomona-Pitzer W, 61-59 1 29 1 10 11 2 1 2.0 0 3 5 1
Feb 21 at Cal Lutheran L, 88-62 1 39 1 9 10 0 6 0.0 1 0 2 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2013-14 25 11 12.1 1.4-3.1 43.6 0.1-0.4 33.3 0.5-0.8 57.1 3.3
2014-15 24 22 25.3 3.3-7.2 46.2 0.1-0.9 13.6 1.6-2.8 58.2 8.4
2015-16 25 24 32.6 3.8-9.4 40.2 0.7-2.2 30.4 2.9-3.9 75.3 11.1
2016-17 25 25 32.3 5.0-10.8 46.1 0.6-2.4 26.7 2.4-3.5 69.0 13.0
Total 99 82 25.6 3.4-7.6 44.0 0.4-1.5 26.5 1.9-2.7 67.6 9.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2013-14 25 11 302 34-78 43.6 3-9 33.3 12-21 57.1 83
2014-15 24 22 608 80-173 46.2 3-22 13.6 39-67 58.2 202
2015-16 25 24 816 94-234 40.2 17-56 30.4 73-97 75.3 278
2016-17 25 25 808 124-269 46.1 16-60 26.7 60-87 69.0 324
Total 99 82 2534 332-754 44.0 39-147 26.5 184-272 67.6 887
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2013-14 25 11 12.1 4.5-10.3 43.6 0.4-1.2 33.3 1.6-2.8 57.1 11.0
2014-15 24 22 25.3 5.3-11.4 46.2 0.2-1.4 13.6 2.6-4.4 58.2 13.3
2015-16 25 24 32.6 4.6-11.5 40.2 0.8-2.7 30.4 3.6-4.8 75.3 13.6
2016-17 25 25 32.3 6.1-13.3 46.1 0.8-3.0 26.7 3.0-4.3 69.0 16.0
Total 99 82 25.6 5.2-11.9 44.0 0.6-2.3 26.5 2.9-4.3 67.6 14.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2013-14 25 11 12.1 0.6 1.3 1.9 1.1 0.0 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.2 1.1
2014-15 24 22 25.3 1.8 3.6 5.4 2.0 - 1.1 2.0 0.5 0.3 2.2
2015-16 25 24 32.6 1.4 6.1 7.5 2.1 0.0 1.3 1.9 0.7 0.4 2.6
2016-17 25 25 32.3 1.6 6.9 8.5 2.6 0.1 1.2 1.8 0.7 0.5 1.9
Total 99 82 25.6 1.4 4.5 5.8 1.9 0.0 1.0 1.6 0.6 0.4 1.9
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2013-14 25 11 302 15 33 48 28 0 9 14 0.6 6 28
2014-15 24 22 608 42 87 129 48 - 26 48 0.5 8 52
2015-16 25 24 816 36 152 188 52 1 32 47 0.7 9 64
2016-17 25 25 808 41 172 213 65 2 30 45 0.7 13 48
Total 99 82 2534 134 444 578 193 3 97 154 0.6 36 192
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2013-14 25 11 12.1 2.0 4.4 6.4 3.7 0.0 1.2 1.9 0.6 0.8 3.7
2014-15 24 22 25.3 2.8 5.7 8.5 3.2 0.0 1.7 3.2 0.5 0.5 3.4
2015-16 25 24 32.6 1.8 7.5 9.2 2.5 0.0 1.6 2.3 0.7 0.4 3.1
2016-17 25 25 32.3 2.0 8.5 10.5 3.2 0.1 1.5 2.2 0.7 0.6 2.4
Total 99 82 25.6 2.1 7.0 9.1 3.0 0.0 1.5 2.4 0.6 0.6 3.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 25 25 32.3 5.0-10.8 46.1 0.6-2.4 26.7 2.4-3.5 69.0 13.0
Conference 16 16 33.9 6.2-12.6 49.3 0.7-2.6 26.2 2.8-3.8 73.8 15.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 14 14 32.9 4.6-10.8 42.4 0.6-2.6 24.3 2.2-3.4 64.6 12.0
Away 11 11 31.5 5.5-10.7 50.8 0.6-2.1 30.4 2.6-3.5 74.4 14.2
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 7 7 35.3 6.1-11.6 53.1 0.4-1.3 33.3 2.1-3.3 65.2 14.9
Losses 18 18 31.2 4.5-10.4 43.1 0.7-2.8 25.5 2.5-3.6 70.3 12.2
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November 3 3 32.3 2.7-6.7 40.0 0.3-2.3 14.3 1.0-3.3 30.0 6.7
December 6 6 28.0 2.8-8.0 35.4 0.7-1.8 36.4 2.0-2.7 75.0 8.3
January 9 9 32.6 5.7-11.2 50.5 0.7-1.9 35.3 1.7-2.2 75.0 13.7
February 7 7 35.7 6.9-14.3 48.0 0.7-3.6 20.0 4.3-5.9 73.2 18.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 25 25 808 124-269 46.1 16-60 26.7 60-87 69.0 324
Conference 16 16 543 99-201 49.3 11-42 26.2 45-61 73.8 254
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 14 14 461 64-151 42.4 9-37 24.3 31-48 64.6 168
Away 11 11 347 60-118 50.8 7-23 30.4 29-39 74.4 156
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 7 7 247 43-81 53.1 3-9 33.3 15-23 65.2 104
Losses 18 18 561 81-188 43.1 13-51 25.5 45-64 70.3 220
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November 3 3 97 8-20 40.0 1-7 14.3 3-10 30.0 20
December 6 6 168 17-48 35.4 4-11 36.4 12-16 75.0 50
January 9 9 293 51-101 50.5 6-17 35.3 15-20 75.0 123
February 7 7 250 48-100 48.0 5-25 20.0 30-41 73.2 131
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 25 25 32.3 6.1-13.3 46.1 0.8-3.0 26.7 3.0-4.3 69.0 16.0
Conference 16 16 33.9 7.3-14.8 49.3 0.8-3.1 26.2 3.3-4.5 73.8 18.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 14 14 32.9 5.6-13.1 42.4 0.8-3.2 24.3 2.7-4.2 64.6 14.6
Away 11 11 31.5 6.9-13.6 50.8 0.8-2.7 30.4 3.3-4.5 74.4 18.0
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 7 7 35.3 7.0-13.1 53.1 0.5-1.5 33.3 2.4-3.7 65.2 16.8
Losses 18 18 31.2 5.8-13.4 43.1 0.9-3.6 25.5 3.2-4.6 70.3 15.7
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November 3 3 32.3 3.3-8.2 40.0 0.4-2.9 14.3 1.2-4.1 30.0 8.2
December 6 6 28.0 4.0-11.4 35.4 1.0-2.6 36.4 2.9-3.8 75.0 11.9
January 9 9 32.6 7.0-13.8 50.5 0.8-2.3 35.3 2.0-2.7 75.0 16.8
February 7 7 35.7 7.7-16.0 48.0 0.8-4.0 20.0 4.8-6.6 73.2 21.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 25 25 32.3 1.6 6.9 8.5 2.6 0.1 1.2 1.8 0.7 0.5 1.9
Conference 16 16 33.9 2.0 7.5 9.5 2.7 0.1 1.4 1.9 0.8 0.4 1.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 14 32.9 1.4 6.8 8.1 2.6 0.1 1.3 1.6 0.8 0.6 2.4
Away 11 11 31.5 2.0 7.0 9.0 2.6 0.1 1.1 2.1 0.5 0.5 1.3
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 7 7 35.3 1.9 8.1 10.0 4.0 0.1 2.1 2.1 1.0 0.3 1.9
Losses 18 18 31.2 1.6 6.4 7.9 2.1 0.1 0.8 1.7 0.5 0.6 1.9
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November 3 3 32.3 0.7 7.0 7.7 2.0 - 0.7 2.0 0.3 1.0 3.7
December 6 6 28.0 1.2 5.2 6.3 2.7 0.2 0.8 1.5 0.6 0.7 1.5
January 9 9 32.6 1.7 5.4 7.1 2.8 - 1.2 2.1 0.6 0.2 1.6
February 7 7 35.7 2.4 10.1 12.6 2.6 0.1 1.7 1.6 1.1 0.6 2.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 25 25 808 41 172 213 65 2 30 45 0.7 13 48
Conference 16 16 543 32 120 152 43 1 23 30 0.8 6 28
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 14 461 19 95 114 36 1 18 22 0.8 8 34
Away 11 11 347 22 77 99 29 1 12 23 0.5 5 14
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 7 7 247 13 57 70 28 1 15 15 1.0 2 13
Losses 18 18 561 28 115 143 37 1 15 30 0.5 11 35
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November 3 3 97 2 21 23 6 - 2 6 0.3 3 11
December 6 6 168 7 31 38 16 1 5 9 0.6 4 9
January 9 9 293 15 49 64 25 - 11 19 0.6 2 14
February 7 7 250 17 71 88 18 1 12 11 1.1 4 14
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 25 25 32.3 2.0 8.5 10.5 3.2 0.1 1.5 2.2 0.7 0.6 2.4
Conference 16 16 33.9 2.4 8.8 11.2 3.2 0.1 1.7 2.2 0.8 0.4 2.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 14 32.9 1.6 8.2 9.9 3.1 0.1 1.6 1.9 0.8 0.7 3.0
Away 11 11 31.5 2.5 8.9 11.4 3.3 0.1 1.4 2.7 0.5 0.6 1.6
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 7 7 35.3 2.1 9.2 11.3 4.5 0.2 2.4 2.4 1.0 0.3 2.1
Losses 18 18 31.2 2.0 8.2 10.2 2.6 0.1 1.1 2.1 0.5 0.8 2.5
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November 3 3 32.3 0.8 8.7 9.5 2.5 0.0 0.8 2.5 0.3 1.2 4.5
December 6 6 28.0 1.7 7.4 9.0 3.8 0.2 1.2 2.1 0.6 1.0 2.1
January 9 9 32.6 2.0 6.7 8.7 3.4 0.0 1.5 2.6 0.6 0.3 1.9
February 7 7 35.7 2.7 11.4 14.1 2.9 0.2 1.9 1.8 1.1 0.6 2.2