22 Gavin Block
22 Gavin Block
Birth Date: Dec. 11, 1996
Height: 6-7
Weight: 212
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, Ill.
High School: Lincoln Community
Position: G/F
Major: Communication Studies
gp 3
pts/g 4.0
fg % 28.6
3pt % 33.3
ft % 33.3
reb/g 1.7
a/g 1.0

Career: Has played in 65 games, making 33 starts and recording 408 points (6.3 per game), 204 rebounds (3.1 per game), 116 assists (1.8 per game), 44 steals (0.7 per game) and eight blocks (0.1 per game) over 1,481 minutes (22.8 per game) ... Is a 41.5 percent (125-of-301) shooter -- including 35.0 percent (50-of-143) from three-point land ... Is a 73.0 percent (108-of-148) shooter from the free throw line ... Has finished in double figures in scoring 15 times in his career.

2016-17: Named to Academic All-MAC Team ... Garnered MAC Honor Roll distinction ... Earned both Fall and Spring Athletics Director Honor Roll selection ... Set a career high by starting all 31 games, tallying a career-high 236 points (7.6 per game) to rank fifth on the team, a career-high 133 rebounds (4.3 per game) to rank third on the team, a career-high 64 assists (2.1 per game) to rank second on the team, a career-high 31 steals (1.0 per game) to rank second on the team and a career-high six blocks (0.2 per game) over a career-high 870 minutes (28.1 per game) ... Shot a career-best 42.8 percent (77-of-18) from the field -- including 34.6 percent (27-of-78) from beyond the arc ... Made 65.5 percent (55-of-84) of his tries from the free throw line ... Finished in double figures in scoring a career-high nine times ... Led the team in rebounds three times and assists twice ... In conference play, started all 18 games, posting 154 points (8.6 per game) to rank fifth on the team, 76 rebounds (4.2 per game) to rank third on the team, 41 assists (2.3 per game) to rank second on the team, 20 steals (1.1 per game) to rank third on the team and four blocks (0.2 per game) over 505 minutes (28.1 per game) ... Shot 44.0 percent (51-of-116) from the field in conference play -- including 31.9 percent (15-of-47) from three-point land ... Hit 61.7 percent (37-of-60) of his free throw attempts in league play ... Knocked down a season-high three treys en route to 11 points to go along with seven rebounds, two assists and two steals in 24 minutes in a 96-75 win over Sam Houston State (Nov. 14) ... Played a season-high 36 minutes and finished with six points, six rebounds, two assists and a steal in a 67-61 triumph at Georgia Tech (Nov. 18) ... Went 4-of-6 from the field -- including 3-of-5 from deep -- on his way to 11 points to go along with a rebound, two assists and two steals in 24 minutes of work in a 71-53 victory over Cleveland State (Dec. 17) ... Dished out a season-high eight assists to lead the team in addition to recording three points and three rebounds in 22 minutes in an 89-58 win over Western Michigan (Jan. 3) ... Compiled a season-high three steals and added eight points, two rebounds and four assists over 32 minutes in an 85-67 victory over Kent State (Jan. 6) ... Logged 13 points, eight rebounds to tie for the team lead, two assists, two steals and a block in 32 minutes in a 74-72 triumph at Buffalo (Jan. 10) ... Hit a season-high five field goals on seven attempts to finish with 10 points and also posted two rebounds over 21 minutes of work at Akron (Jan. 17) ... Tied for the team lead with seven rebounds and also recorded five points and four assists in a 32 minutes in a 96-72 win at Bowling Green (Jan. 28) ... Made a season-high seven free throws en route to a season-high 15 points to go along with six rebounds, two steals and an assist in 34 minutes against Central Michigan (Feb. 7) ... Finished in double figures in scoring for the second game in a row with 13 points and also recorded four rebounds, two steals, an assist and a block over 32 minutes in a 79-77 victory at Ball State (Feb. 10) ... Nearly achieved a double-double with 12 points and a season-high nine rebounds to lead the team in addition to tallying an assist, a block and a steal over 29 minutes in a 95-75 win over Bowling Green (Feb. 18) ... Matched his season high with three steals and totaled four points, five rebounds and a block in 30 minutes of work at Kent State (Feb. 25) ... Finished with 11 points, five rebounds, three assists and a steal in 30 minutes against Buffalo (Feb. 28) ... Scored 13 points to finish in double figures for the second game in a row and also added four rebounds, an assist and a steal over 25 minutes in a 69-55 win over Miami (March 3).

2015-16: Played in a career-high 34 games and made two starts, tallying 172 points (5.1 per game) to rank sixth on the team, 71 rebounds (2.1 per game), 52 assists (1.5 per game) to rank second on the team, 13 steals (0.4 per game) and two blocks (0.1 per game) over 611 minutes (18.0 per game) ... Shot 39.7 percent (48-of-121) from the field -- including 35.4 percent (23-of-65) from beyond the arc ... Made 82.8 percent (53-of-64) of his tries from the free throw line -- good for third-best on the team ... Finished in double figures in scoring six times ... Led the team in points once, rebounds once and assists twice ... In conference play, appeared in 17 games and made two starts, posting 110 points (6.5 per game), 27 rebounds (1.6 per game), 34 assists (2.0 per game) to rank second on the team, seven steals (0.4 per game) and one block (0.1 per game) over 363 minutes (21.4 per game) ... Shot 40 percent (30-of-75) from the field in conference play -- including 37.8 percent (14-of-37) from three-point land ... Hit 83.7 percent (36-of-43) of his free throw attempts in league play ... Made his career debut in an 85-75 win over Florida Gulf Coast (Nov. 14) in the season opener, sinking both of his first two career free throw attempts in seven minutes of work ... Made 3-of-5 field goal attempts -- including two treys -- and made all four of his free throw attempts, finishing in double digits in scoring for the first time in his career with 12 points in addition to grabbing his first three career boards, handing out his first career assist and notching his first steal in a 75-67 triumph over Tennessee State (Nov. 16) ... Put together a breakout performance in a 93-71 win over Norfolk State (Nov. 21) in the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam, making six shots -- including a season-high three triples -- to go along with four free throws to finish with a career-high 19 points to lead the team in scoring in addition to pulling down six rebounds, distributing six assists and collecting two steals in 25 minutes ... Tallied 12 points off of 3-of-6 shooting -- including a pair of threes -- from the field and four free throws as well as recording an assist and a steal over 23 minutes at Kent State (Jan. 16) ... Finished in double figures in scoring for a second-straight game in an 82-64 win over Western Michigan (Jan. 19), going 5-of-7 from the field (including two treys) and 4-of-6 from the charity stripe for 16 points in addition to compiling five rebounds and three assists in 33 minutes ... Finished with seven points, six rebounds, a team-high seven assists and a career-high three steals to lead the team over 34 minutes of work in a 94-75 victory at Buffalo (Feb. 12) ... Made his first career start in an 86-64 win over Eastern Michigan (Feb. 16), scoring five points off of five free throws, hauling in two rebounds and dishing out a career-high nine assists to lead the team over 36 minutes ... Went a perfect 6-of-6 from the charity stripe en route to scoring 14 points as well as finishing with a rebound and three assists over a career-high 36 minutes in his second career start in a 76-64 triumph over Miami (Feb. 20) ... Made a career-high seven free throws to help him tally nine points to go along with three rebounds in 21 minutes in a 103-96 overtime triumph over Buffalo (Feb. 27) ... Tied his career high with six made field goals -- including two treys -- to post 16 points in addition to three rebounds, three assists and his first career block over 31 minutes in a 67-65 win at Miami (March 4) ... Pulled down a season-high eight rebounds to tie for the team lead in addition to compiling four points and two assists in 26 minutes in a 79-62 victory over Northern Illinois (March 10) in the 2016 MAC Tournament Quarterfinal.

Prior to Ohio:
 Averaged 14.4 points, 2.8 assists and 2.1 steals per game over his career at Lincoln Community High School under head coach Neil Alexander ... Garnered Chicago Tribune Third Team All-State honors as a senior after leading Lincoln Community to a trip to the Illinois High School Association regional finals after averaging 18.5 points, 8.2 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 2.3 steals ... Shot 42 percent from three-point range and 50 percent from the floor en route to vaulting the Railsplitters to the Illinois state championship game as a junior in 2013-14 ... A First Team All-Central State Eight pick and Second Team All-State honoree by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association and the Associated Press, Block averaged 15.9 points, 2.5 assists and 2.0 steals as a junior ... Also competed for Central Illinois Net Gain under head coach Steve Parham. 

Personal: Born Dec. 11, 1996 ... Son of Stephen and Tara ... Has one sister, Lauren ... Majoring in communication studies.

CAREER HIGHS
Points 19 vs. Norfolk State (Nov. 21, 2015)
Field Goals Made 6 twice (last: at Miami, March 4, 2016)
3-Pt Field Goals Made 3 three times (last: Cleveland State, Dec. 17, 2016)
Free Throws Made 7 twice (last: Central Michigan, Feb. 7, 2017)
Rebounds 9 Bowling Green (Feb. 18, 2017)
Assists 9 Eastern Michigan (Feb. 16, 2016)
Blocks 1 eight times (last: vs. Toledo, March 9, 2017)
Steals 3 three times (last: at Kent State, Feb. 25, 2017)
Recent Games
Nov 3 Rio Grande W, 93-58
Nov 7 Wilberforce W, 97-61
Nov 12 Campbell W, 81-73
Nov 16 vs. South Fla. L, 73-46
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 3 -
Games started - -
Minutes 53 -
Minutes per game 17.7 -
FG 4-14 0-0
FG Pct 28.6 -
3PT 3-9 0-0
3PT Pct 33.3 -
FT 1-3 0-0
FT Pct 33.3 -
Off rebounds 2 -
Def rebounds 3 -
Total rebounds 5 -
Rebounds per game 1.7 -
Personal fouls 5 -
Disqualifications - -
Assists 3 -
Turnovers 0 -
Assist to turnover ratio - -
Steals 2 -
Blocks 1 -
Points 12 0
Points per game 4.0 -
Points per 40 min 9.1 -
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 3 Rio Grande W, 93-58 0 10 2-3 66.7 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 6
Nov 7 Wilberforce W, 97-61 - 17 2-6 33.3 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 5
Nov 12 Campbell W, 81-73 - 16 1-3 33.3 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 3
Nov 16 vs. South Fla. L, 73-46 - 20 1-5 20.0 1-5 20.0 1-2 50.0 4
Nov 18 vs. Loyola Marymount   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 27 Iona   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 Marshall   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 5 at Xavier   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 Radford   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 15 at Detroit Mercy   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 20 at Purdue   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 Florida Int'l   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 Northern Ill.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 8 at Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 12 at Ball St.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 15 Kent St.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 at Toledo   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 Western Mich.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Ball St.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 at Northern Ill.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Akron   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at Miami (Ohio)   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 Eastern Mich.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Central Mich.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Buffalo   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 at Kent St.   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Akron   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 Buffalo   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Miami (Ohio)   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 3 Rio Grande W, 93-58 0 10 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 0
Nov 7 Wilberforce W, 97-61 - 17 0 1 1 1 0 - 1 0 2 -
Nov 12 Campbell W, 81-73 - 16 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 1 2 -
Nov 16 vs. South Fla. L, 73-46 - 20 2 1 3 1 0 - 1 0 1 -
Nov 18 vs. Loyola Marymount   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 27 Iona   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 Marshall   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 5 at Xavier   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 Radford   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 15 at Detroit Mercy   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 20 at Purdue   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 Florida Int'l   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 Northern Ill.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 8 at Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 12 at Ball St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 15 Kent St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 at Toledo   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 Western Mich.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Ball St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 at Northern Ill.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Akron   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at Miami (Ohio)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 Eastern Mich.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Central Mich.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Buffalo   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 at Kent St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Akron   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 Buffalo   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Miami (Ohio)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 31 25 30.4 2.9-7.8 36.6 1.6-4.8 32.7 1.2-2.0 59.7 8.5
2018-19 3 - 17.7 1.3-4.7 28.6 1.0-3.0 33.3 0.3-1.0 33.3 4.0
Total 34 25 29.3 2.7-7.6 36.2 1.5-4.7 32.7 1.1-1.9 58.5 8.1
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
2017-18 31 25 943 89-243 36.6 49-150 32.7 37-62 59.7 264
2018-19 3 - 53 4-14 28.6 3-9 33.3 1-3 33.3 12
Total 34 25 996 93-257 36.2 52-159 32.7 38-65 58.5 276
  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 31 25 30.4 3.8-10.3 36.6 2.1-6.4 32.7 1.6-2.6 59.7 11.2
2018-19 3 - 17.7 3.0-10.6 28.6 2.3-6.8 33.3 0.8-2.3 33.3 9.1
Total 34 25 29.3 3.7-10.3 36.2 2.1-6.4 32.7 1.5-2.6 58.5 11.1
  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 31 25 30.4 0.6 3.6 4.2 2.4 0.0 3.4 1.6 2.1 0.7 0.3
2018-19 3 - 17.7 0.7 1.0 1.7 1.7 - 1.0 0.0 - 0.7 0.3
Total 34 25 29.3 0.6 3.4 3.9 2.3 0.0 3.2 1.5 2.2 0.7 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 31 25 943 18 111 129 74 1 106 50 2.1 23 10
2018-19 3 - 53 2 3 5 5 - 3 0 - 2 1
Total 34 25 996 20 114 134 79 1 109 50 2.2 25 11
  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 31 25 30.4 0.8 4.7 5.5 3.1 0.0 4.5 2.1 2.1 1.0 0.4
2018-19 3 - 17.7 1.5 2.3 3.8 3.8 0.0 2.3 0.0 - 1.5 0.8
Total 34 25 29.3 0.8 4.6 5.4 3.2 0.0 4.4 2.0 2.2 1.0 0.4
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 3 - 17.7 1.3-4.7 28.6 1.0-3.0 33.3 0.3-1.0 33.3 4.0
Conference - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Exhibition 1 0 10.0 2.0-3.0 66.7 2.0-2.0 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 6.0
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Home 2 - 16.5 1.5-4.5 33.3 1.0-2.0 50.0 0.0-0.5 0.0 4.0
Away - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Neutral 1 - 20.0 1.0-5.0 20.0 1.0-5.0 20.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 4.0
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Wins 2 - 16.5 1.5-4.5 33.3 1.0-2.0 50.0 0.0-0.5 0.0 4.0
Losses 1 - 20.0 1.0-5.0 20.0 1.0-5.0 20.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 4.0
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November 3 - 17.7 1.3-4.7 28.6 1.0-3.0 33.3 0.3-1.0 33.3 4.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 3 - 53 4-14 28.6 3-9 33.3 1-3 33.3 12
Conference - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Exhibition 1 0 10 2-3 66.7 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 6
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Home 2 - 33 3-9 33.3 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 8
Away - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Neutral 1 - 20 1-5 20.0 1-5 20.0 1-2 50.0 4
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Wins 2 - 33 3-9 33.3 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 8
Losses 1 - 20 1-5 20.0 1-5 20.0 1-2 50.0 4
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November 3 - 53 4-14 28.6 3-9 33.3 1-3 33.3 12
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 3 - 17.7 3.0-10.6 28.6 2.3-6.8 33.3 0.8-2.3 33.3 9.1
Conference - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Exhibition 1 0 10.0 8.0-12.0 66.7 8.0-8.0 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 24.0
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Home 2 - 16.5 3.6-10.9 33.3 2.4-4.8 50.0 0.0-1.2 0.0 9.7
Away - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Neutral 1 - 20.0 2.0-10.0 20.0 2.0-10.0 20.0 2.0-4.0 50.0 8.0
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Wins 2 - 16.5 3.6-10.9 33.3 2.4-4.8 50.0 0.0-1.2 0.0 9.7
Losses 1 - 20.0 2.0-10.0 20.0 2.0-10.0 20.0 2.0-4.0 50.0 8.0
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November 3 - 17.7 3.0-10.6 28.6 2.3-6.8 33.3 0.8-2.3 33.3 9.1
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 3 - 17.7 0.7 1.0 1.7 1.7 - 1.0 0.0 - 0.7 0.3
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 1 0 10.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
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Home 2 - 16.5 0.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 - 1.0 0.0 - 0.5 0.5
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral 1 - 20.0 2.0 1.0 3.0 1.0 - 1.0 0.0 - 1.0 0.0
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Wins 2 - 16.5 0.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 - 1.0 0.0 - 0.5 0.5
Losses 1 - 20.0 2.0 1.0 3.0 1.0 - 1.0 0.0 - 1.0 0.0
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November 3 - 17.7 0.7 1.0 1.7 1.7 - 1.0 0.0 - 0.7 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 3 - 53 2 3 5 5 - 3 0 - 2 1
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 1 0 10 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 1.0 0 0
-
Home 2 - 33 0 2 2 4 - 2 0 - 1 1
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral 1 - 20 2 1 3 1 - 1 0 - 1 0
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Wins 2 - 33 0 2 2 4 - 2 0 - 1 1
Losses 1 - 20 2 1 3 1 - 1 0 - 1 0
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November 3 - 53 2 3 5 5 - 3 0 - 2 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 3 - 17.7 1.5 2.3 3.8 3.8 0.0 2.3 0.0 - 1.5 0.8
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 1 0 10.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 8.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
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Home 2 - 16.5 0.0 2.4 2.4 4.8 0.0 2.4 0.0 - 1.2 1.2
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral 1 - 20.0 4.0 2.0 6.0 2.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 - 2.0 0.0
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Wins 2 - 16.5 0.0 2.4 2.4 4.8 0.0 2.4 0.0 - 1.2 1.2
Losses 1 - 20.0 4.0 2.0 6.0 2.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 - 2.0 0.0
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November 3 - 17.7 1.5 2.3 3.8 3.8 0.0 2.3 0.0 - 1.5 0.8