3 Justin Strings
3 Justin Strings
Height: 6-7
Weight: 235
Year: So.
Hometown: Carson, Calif.
High School: Mira Costa HS
Position: F
Experience: 1V
gp 31
pts/g 15.5
fg % 49.2
3pt % 39.5
ft % 77.1
reb/g 6.7
a/g 1.0

2015-16 Season
An honorable mention all-Big Sky Conference selection after playing in all 31 games, including 21 starts…started the final 20 games of the season, and 21 of the last 22 games…the team’s leading scorer, Strings was consistently the Hornets’ best player all year, finishing with averages of 15.5 points, 6.7 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 0.8 blocked shots and 31.5 minutes per game…he shot .492 (174-354) from the field, .395 (60-152) from the 3-point line and .771 (74-96) from the free throw line…scored in double figures in 28 of the team’s 31 games, including each of the final 12, and 24 of the final 25 games of the season…had five double-doubles, led the team in scoring on 14 occasions, and committed just 29 turnovers in 976 minutes played (one turnover every 33.7 minutes)…among Big Sky leaders, he ranked ninth in rebounding, 10th in blocked shots, 12th in field goal percentage, 3-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage, and 13th in scoring and 3-pointers made per game (1.9)…in conference play, he upped his averages to 16.4 points and 7.7 rebounds per game…led the team in scoring in both Big Sky Tournament games, scoring 25 points (one shy of his career high) in the Hornets’ first round win over Montana State…posted a career-high 26 points at North Dakota…had seven games with at least 20 points…career high of 14 rebounds came at Weber State…had double figures in rebounds on five occasions.

2014-15 Season
Played in 25 games as a true freshman…averaged 0.8 points, 0.7 rebounds, 0.3 assists and 4.2 minutes per game…shot .615 (8-13) from the field…scored in eight games, including a season-high six points against Bristol…played in each of the Hornets’ final 11 games of the season…played a season-high 14 minutes in a home win against Northern Colorado where he finished with two points, a season-high four rebounds and an assist…also played 10 minutes in the Big Sky Tournament against Portland State, and in the season opener at Gonzaga…made each of his final five field goal attempts of the season, and his last missed shot came on Dec. 21 at Seattle…a Big Sky All-Academic selection.

High School

A 2014 graduate of Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, Calif…played four years of basketball for the Mustangs, including three seasons on the varsity squad…as the team captain during his senior season of 2013-14, he was named first team all-CIF Division 2AA, first team all-Southern Section, first team all-Bay League and first team all-area…that season, he averaged 18.3 points, 7.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.5 blocked shots per game while shooting .490 (178-363) from the field and .735  (97-132) from the free throw line…as a junior in 2012-13, Strings helped lead Mira Costa to a 20-win season and a semifinal appearance in the 2013 CIF Southern Section Div. 2AA semifinals…he was a first team all-Bay League, first team all-area and second team all-section choice after averaging 14.2 points, 7.4 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.1 steals and 1.0 blocked shots per game while shooting .497 (157-for-316) from the field…in addition, he went to the free throw line 171 times during the season, good for an average of 5.5 trips to the stripe per contest…of his 228 total rebounds, 80 came on the offensive glass…Strings helped the Mustangs post a 3-1 record at the 2013 section tournament, and in those four games, he averaged 17.5 points and 9.3 rebounds while shooting .566 (30-53) from the field and .625 (5-8) from the 3-point line…that included a 24-point performance in the section semifinals…as a sophomore in 2011-12, he was a second team all-league selection and the team’s most improved player after helping the Mustangs to an 18-10 record while posting averages of 8.5 points and 5.2 rebounds per game…academically, Strings was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and was recipient of Athletic Scholar honors his final two years of high school.

Personal
Parents are Mark and Cynthia Strings…a communication studies major.

Recent Games
Feb 25 at Northern Colorado L, 72-67
Feb 27 at North Dakota L, 97-71
Mar 3 Southern Utah W, 69-63
Mar 5 Northern Arizona W, 64-51
Mar 8 vs. Montana State W, 79-75
Mar 10 vs. Montana L, 70-53
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 31 18
Games started 21 18
Minutes 976 613
Minutes per game 31.5 34.1
FG 174-354 108-227
FG Pct 49.2 47.6
3PT 60-152 33-89
3PT Pct 39.5 37.1
FT 74-96 47-60
FT Pct 77.1 78.3
Off rebounds 51 31
Def rebounds 158 108
Total rebounds 209 139
Rebounds per game 6.7 7.7
Personal fouls 86 49
Disqualifications 2 1
Assists 30 19
Turnovers 29 19
Assist to turnover ratio 1.0 1.0
Steals 20 13
Blocks 25 15
Points 482 296
Points per game 15.5 16.4
Points per 40 min 19.8 19.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 13 at Arizona State W, 66-63 - 26 2-6 33.3 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Nov 15 at Seattle U W, 77-65 - 29 6-10 60.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 13
Nov 20 Holy Names W, 96-56 - 18 6-7 85.7 1-2 50.0 1-1 100.0 14
Nov 24 UC Davis W, 84-79 - 27 5-5 100.0 2-2 100.0 2-2 100.0 14
Nov 28 South Dakota L, 96-90 - 26 7-11 63.6 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 17
Nov 29 Pacific W, 79-71 - 23 3-6 50.0 0-3 0.0 2-4 50.0 8
Dec 2 at UC Davis L, 66-61 - 27 4-6 66.7 3-4 75.0 5-7 71.4 16
Dec 7 Incarnate Word W, 73-70 - 31 9-16 56.3 3-6 50.0 2-2 100.0 23
Dec 12 at Portland L, 81-73 - 29 4-11 36.4 2-7 28.6 5-7 71.4 15
Dec 21 at Stanford L, 70-60 1 38 4-13 30.8 2-8 25.0 0-0 - 10
Dec 28 Pacific Union W, 78-49 - 22 3-9 33.3 2-5 40.0 4-4 100.0 12
Jan 2 at Portland State L, 76-68 1 35 7-15 46.7 1-4 25.0 4-5 80.0 19
Jan 7 at Montana State L, 71-64 1 36 3-13 23.1 2-8 25.0 3-4 75.0 11
Jan 9 at Montana L, 77-58 1 35 5-9 55.6 1-3 33.3 1-3 33.3 12
Jan 14 Idaho State W, 82-71 1 32 5-9 55.6 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 12
Jan 16 Weber State L, 85-74 1 35 7-15 46.7 0-5 0.0 9-10 90.0 23
Jan 23 Portland State L, 81-63 1 30 7-13 53.8 3-7 42.9 0-1 0.0 17
Jan 28 at Idaho W, 65-63 1 35 6-11 54.5 3-5 60.0 2-2 100.0 17
Jan 30 at Eastern Washington L, 74-67 1 38 3-12 25.0 0-3 0.0 2-2 100.0 8
Feb 4 Montana W, 83-79 1 35 4-9 44.4 2-5 40.0 3-5 60.0 13
Feb 6 Montana State L, 79-76 1 32 8-10 80.0 0-1 0.0 7-8 87.5 23
Feb 11 at Weber State L, 63-50 1 32 3-12 25.0 1-5 20.0 4-4 100.0 11
Feb 13 at Idaho State L, 66-64 1 38 10-22 45.5 2-8 25.0 2-2 100.0 24
Feb 18 Eastern Washington L, 93-88 1 35 8-16 50.0 2-4 50.0 2-2 100.0 20
Feb 20 Idaho W, 68-65 1 38 8-13 61.5 2-5 40.0 5-7 71.4 23
Feb 25 at Northern Colorado L, 72-67 1 38 4-11 36.4 1-4 25.0 1-1 100.0 10
Feb 27 at North Dakota L, 97-71 1 24 9-16 56.3 7-11 63.6 1-2 50.0 26
Mar 3 Southern Utah W, 69-63 1 38 6-14 42.9 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 14
Mar 5 Northern Arizona W, 64-51 1 27 5-7 71.4 2-3 66.7 1-1 100.0 13
Mar 8 vs. Montana State W, 79-75 1 34 8-16 50.0 4-6 66.7 5-7 71.4 25
Mar 10 vs. Montana L, 70-53 1 33 5-11 45.5 3-8 37.5 1-2 50.0 14
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 13 at Arizona State W, 66-63 - 26 2 3 5 0 1 0.0 0 1 3 0
Nov 15 at Seattle U W, 77-65 - 29 1 5 6 1 1 1.0 1 0 4 0
Nov 20 Holy Names W, 96-56 - 18 2 3 5 1 1 1.0 0 1 2 0
Nov 24 UC Davis W, 84-79 - 27 2 4 6 1 0 - 1 0 3 -
Nov 28 South Dakota L, 96-90 - 26 1 3 4 1 2 0.5 0 2 1 0
Nov 29 Pacific W, 79-71 - 23 2 2 4 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Dec 2 at UC Davis L, 66-61 - 27 0 3 3 1 0 - 0 0 5 1
Dec 7 Incarnate Word W, 73-70 - 31 1 3 4 1 0 - 1 1 2 0
Dec 12 at Portland L, 81-73 - 29 2 4 6 2 1 2.0 2 2 4 0
Dec 21 at Stanford L, 70-60 1 38 1 8 9 0 0 - 0 1 2 0
Dec 28 Pacific Union W, 78-49 - 22 4 3 7 3 1 3.0 0 1 2 0
Jan 2 at Portland State L, 76-68 1 35 6 7 13 0 2 0.0 1 0 3 0
Jan 7 at Montana State L, 71-64 1 36 0 6 6 2 1 2.0 1 1 3 0
Jan 9 at Montana L, 77-58 1 35 0 4 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Jan 14 Idaho State W, 82-71 1 32 3 8 11 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 0
Jan 16 Weber State L, 85-74 1 35 3 8 11 2 3 0.7 1 1 2 0
Jan 23 Portland State L, 81-63 1 30 0 5 5 0 4 0.0 1 0 3 0
Jan 28 at Idaho W, 65-63 1 35 0 5 5 1 0 - 0 1 2 0
Jan 30 at Eastern Washington L, 74-67 1 38 2 5 7 0 0 - 1 1 3 0
Feb 4 Montana W, 83-79 1 35 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 1 1 4 0
Feb 6 Montana State L, 79-76 1 32 1 7 8 1 1 1.0 1 2 4 0
Feb 11 at Weber State L, 63-50 1 32 2 12 14 1 1 1.0 0 1 2 0
Feb 13 at Idaho State L, 66-64 1 38 4 5 9 4 0 - 3 2 2 0
Feb 18 Eastern Washington L, 93-88 1 35 4 6 10 0 0 - 3 1 2 0
Feb 20 Idaho W, 68-65 1 38 1 8 9 3 0 - 0 1 3 0
Feb 25 at Northern Colorado L, 72-67 1 38 1 5 6 2 0 - 0 0 3 0
Feb 27 at North Dakota L, 97-71 1 24 1 3 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 5 1
Mar 3 Southern Utah W, 69-63 1 38 1 8 9 1 0 - 0 2 1 0
Mar 5 Northern Arizona W, 64-51 1 27 1 4 5 0 2 0.0 0 1 3 -
Mar 8 vs. Montana State W, 79-75 1 34 1 6 7 0 1 0.0 0 1 3 0
Mar 10 vs. Montana L, 70-53 1 33 1 3 4 0 2 0.0 2 0 3 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 25 - 4.2 0.3-0.5 61.5 0.0-0.0 - 0.2-0.5 38.5 0.8
2015-16 31 21 31.5 5.6-11.4 49.2 1.9-4.9 39.5 2.4-3.1 77.1 15.5
2016-17 31 30 32.9 5.8-13.7 42.2 1.8-5.1 35.0 2.6-4.3 60.9 15.9
2017-18 32 32 36.2 7.0-16.3 42.7 0.9-3.3 28.3 3.0-4.9 61.8 17.9
Total 119 83 27.4 4.9-11.0 44.5 1.2-3.5 34.9 2.2-3.4 64.4 13.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 25 - 106 8-13 61.5 0-0 - 5-13 38.5 21
2015-16 31 21 976 174-354 49.2 60-152 39.5 74-96 77.1 482
2016-17 31 30 1021 179-424 42.2 55-157 35.0 81-133 60.9 494
2017-18 32 32 1157 223-522 42.7 30-106 28.3 97-157 61.8 573
Total 119 83 3260 584-1313 44.5 145-415 34.9 257-399 64.4 1570
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 25 - 4.2 3.0-4.9 61.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-4.9 38.5 7.9
2015-16 31 21 31.5 7.1-14.5 49.2 2.5-6.2 39.5 3.0-3.9 77.1 19.8
2016-17 31 30 32.9 7.0-16.6 42.2 2.2-6.2 35.0 3.2-5.2 60.9 19.4
2017-18 32 32 36.2 7.7-18.0 42.7 1.0-3.7 28.3 3.4-5.4 61.8 19.8
Total 119 83 27.4 7.2-16.1 44.5 1.8-5.1 34.9 3.2-4.9 64.4 19.3
  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 25 - 4.2 0.2 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.3 0.1 2.3 0.0 0.1
2015-16 31 21 31.5 1.6 5.1 6.7 2.8 0.1 1.0 0.9 1.0 0.6 0.8
2016-17 31 30 32.9 1.2 4.3 5.5 2.2 0.1 1.0 1.5 0.7 0.4 0.4
2017-18 32 32 36.2 1.4 5.6 7.0 2.4 0.0 2.3 2.3 1.0 0.6 0.9
Total 119 83 27.4 1.2 4.1 5.2 2.1 0.0 1.2 1.3 0.9 0.4 0.6
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 25 - 106 4 14 18 17 0 7 3 2.3 1 2
2015-16 31 21 976 51 158 209 86 2 30 29 1.0 20 25
2016-17 31 30 1021 37 133 170 69 2 32 47 0.7 12 11
2017-18 32 32 1157 46 179 225 77 1 75 73 1.0 19 30
Total 119 83 3260 138 484 622 249 5 144 152 0.9 52 68
  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 25 - 4.2 1.5 5.3 6.8 6.4 0.0 2.6 1.1 2.3 0.4 0.8
2015-16 31 21 31.5 2.1 6.5 8.6 3.5 0.1 1.2 1.2 1.0 0.8 1.0
2016-17 31 30 32.9 1.4 5.2 6.7 2.7 0.1 1.3 1.8 0.7 0.5 0.4
2017-18 32 32 36.2 1.6 6.2 7.8 2.7 0.0 2.6 2.5 1.0 0.7 1.0
Total 119 83 27.4 1.7 5.9 7.6 3.1 0.1 1.8 1.9 0.9 0.6 0.8
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 31 21 31.5 5.6-11.4 49.2 1.9-4.9 39.5 2.4-3.1 77.1 15.5
Conference 18 18 34.1 6.0-12.6 47.6 1.8-4.9 37.1 2.6-3.3 78.3 16.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 9 29.9 6.1-10.7 56.9 1.7-4.1 41.9 2.5-3.2 79.2 16.4
Away 14 10 32.9 5.0-11.9 41.9 1.9-5.4 35.5 2.1-2.8 76.9 14.1
Neutral 2 2 33.5 6.5-13.5 48.1 3.5-7.0 50.0 3.0-4.5 66.7 19.5
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Wins 14 7 29.6 5.4-9.9 55.1 1.9-4.0 48.2 1.9-2.6 75.0 14.7
Losses 17 14 33.0 5.8-12.7 45.4 1.9-5.6 34.4 2.8-3.5 78.3 16.2
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November 6 - 24.8 4.8-7.5 64.4 1.3-3.2 42.1 0.8-1.2 71.4 11.8
December 5 1 29.4 4.8-11.0 43.6 2.4-6.0 40.0 3.2-4.0 80.0 15.2
January 8 8 34.5 5.4-12.1 44.3 1.5-4.9 30.8 2.6-3.5 75.0 14.9
February 8 8 34.0 6.8-13.6 49.5 2.1-5.4 39.5 3.1-3.9 80.6 18.8
March 4 4 33.0 6.0-12.0 50.0 2.8-5.2 52.4 1.8-2.5 70.0 16.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 31 21 976 174-354 49.2 60-152 39.5 74-96 77.1 482
Conference 18 18 613 108-227 47.6 33-89 37.1 47-60 78.3 296
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 15 9 449 91-160 56.9 26-62 41.9 38-48 79.2 246
Away 14 10 460 70-167 41.9 27-76 35.5 30-39 76.9 197
Neutral 2 2 67 13-27 48.1 7-14 50.0 6-9 66.7 39
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Wins 14 7 415 76-138 55.1 27-56 48.2 27-36 75.0 206
Losses 17 14 561 98-216 45.4 33-96 34.4 47-60 78.3 276
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November 6 - 149 29-45 64.4 8-19 42.1 5-7 71.4 71
December 5 1 147 24-55 43.6 12-30 40.0 16-20 80.0 76
January 8 8 276 43-97 44.3 12-39 30.8 21-28 75.0 119
February 8 8 272 54-109 49.5 17-43 39.5 25-31 80.6 150
March 4 4 132 24-48 50.0 11-21 52.4 7-10 70.0 66
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 31 21 31.5 7.1-14.5 49.2 2.5-6.2 39.5 3.0-3.9 77.1 19.8
Conference 18 18 34.1 7.0-14.8 47.6 2.2-5.8 37.1 3.1-3.9 78.3 19.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 9 29.9 8.1-14.3 56.9 2.3-5.5 41.9 3.4-4.3 79.2 21.9
Away 14 10 32.9 6.1-14.5 41.9 2.3-6.6 35.5 2.6-3.4 76.9 17.1
Neutral 2 2 33.5 7.8-16.1 48.1 4.2-8.4 50.0 3.6-5.4 66.7 23.3
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Wins 14 7 29.6 7.3-13.3 55.1 2.6-5.4 48.2 2.6-3.5 75.0 19.9
Losses 17 14 33.0 7.0-15.4 45.4 2.4-6.8 34.4 3.4-4.3 78.3 19.7
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November 6 - 24.8 7.8-12.1 64.4 2.1-5.1 42.1 1.3-1.9 71.4 19.1
December 5 1 29.4 6.5-15.0 43.6 3.3-8.2 40.0 4.4-5.4 80.0 20.7
January 8 8 34.5 6.2-14.1 44.3 1.7-5.7 30.8 3.0-4.1 75.0 17.2
February 8 8 34.0 7.9-16.0 49.5 2.5-6.3 39.5 3.7-4.6 80.6 22.1
March 4 4 33.0 7.3-14.5 50.0 3.3-6.4 52.4 2.1-3.0 70.0 20.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 31 21 31.5 1.6 5.1 6.7 2.8 0.1 1.0 0.9 1.0 0.6 0.8
Conference 18 18 34.1 1.7 6.0 7.7 2.7 0.1 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.7 0.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 9 29.9 1.8 4.9 6.7 2.5 0.0 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.6 0.9
Away 14 10 32.9 1.6 5.4 6.9 3.1 0.1 1.0 0.7 1.4 0.6 0.7
Neutral 2 2 33.5 1.0 4.5 5.5 3.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.0 0.5
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Wins 14 7 29.6 1.6 4.6 6.1 2.6 0.0 1.0 0.6 1.6 0.3 0.8
Losses 17 14 33.0 1.7 5.5 7.2 2.9 0.1 0.9 1.2 0.8 0.9 0.8
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November 6 - 24.8 1.7 3.3 5.0 2.7 0.0 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.3 0.7
December 5 1 29.4 1.6 4.2 5.8 3.0 0.2 1.4 0.4 3.5 0.6 1.0
January 8 8 34.5 1.8 6.0 7.8 2.5 0.0 0.8 1.5 0.5 0.6 0.5
February 8 8 34.0 1.9 6.0 7.9 3.1 0.1 1.5 0.6 2.4 1.0 1.0
March 4 4 33.0 1.0 5.3 6.3 2.5 0.0 0.3 1.3 0.2 0.5 1.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 31 21 976 51 158 209 86 2 30 29 1.0 20 25
Conference 18 18 613 31 108 139 49 1 19 19 1.0 13 15
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 9 449 27 74 101 37 0 16 16 1.0 9 14
Away 14 10 460 22 75 97 43 2 14 10 1.4 9 10
Neutral 2 2 67 2 9 11 6 0 0 3 0.0 2 1
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Wins 14 7 415 22 64 86 37 0 14 9 1.6 4 11
Losses 17 14 561 29 94 123 49 2 16 20 0.8 16 14
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November 6 - 149 10 20 30 16 0 4 5 0.8 2 4
December 5 1 147 8 21 29 15 1 7 2 3.5 3 5
January 8 8 276 14 48 62 20 0 6 12 0.5 5 4
February 8 8 272 15 48 63 25 1 12 5 2.4 8 8
March 4 4 132 4 21 25 10 0 1 5 0.2 2 4
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 31 21 31.5 2.1 6.5 8.6 3.5 0.1 1.2 1.2 1.0 0.8 1.0
Conference 18 18 34.1 2.0 7.0 9.1 3.2 0.1 1.2 1.2 1.0 0.8 1.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 9 29.9 2.4 6.6 9.0 3.3 0.0 1.4 1.4 1.0 0.8 1.2
Away 14 10 32.9 1.9 6.5 8.4 3.7 0.2 1.2 0.9 1.4 0.8 0.9
Neutral 2 2 33.5 1.2 5.4 6.6 3.6 0.0 0.0 1.8 0.0 1.2 0.6
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Wins 14 7 29.6 2.1 6.2 8.3 3.6 0.0 1.3 0.9 1.6 0.4 1.1
Losses 17 14 33.0 2.1 6.7 8.8 3.5 0.1 1.1 1.4 0.8 1.1 1.0
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November 6 - 24.8 2.7 5.4 8.1 4.3 0.0 1.1 1.3 0.8 0.5 1.1
December 5 1 29.4 2.2 5.7 7.9 4.1 0.3 1.9 0.5 3.5 0.8 1.4
January 8 8 34.5 2.0 7.0 9.0 2.9 0.0 0.9 1.7 0.5 0.7 0.6
February 8 8 34.0 2.2 7.1 9.3 3.7 0.1 1.8 0.7 2.4 1.2 1.2
March 4 4 33.0 1.2 6.4 7.6 3.0 0.0 0.3 1.5 0.2 0.6 1.2