2 Izayah Mauriohooho-Le'afa
2 Izayah Mauriohooho-Le'afa
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wellington, New Zealand
High School: St. Patrick's College
Position: G
Experience: 2V
gp 24
pts/g 8.1
fg % 32.0
3pt % 28.0
ft % 54.5
reb/g 2.9
a/g 2.3

2017-18 Season
Played in 30 games, including 26 starts…a back injury severely limited him during the final four games (not playing in two, and playing 11 minutes in the other two)…finished the season averaging 8.5 points, 3.4 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 1.1 steals and 31.0 minutes per game…shot .403 (91-226) from the field, .407 (48-118) from the 3-point line and .722 (26-36) from the free throw line…also had a 2-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio (107 assists, 54 turnovers)…bumped his scoring average to 9.9 points in league play on .446 (37-83) shooting from the 3-point line…started the year 0-for-14 from the 3-point line, but went 48-for-104 (.462) from distance the rest of the way…was averaging 36.5 minutes per game in Big Sky play (second best mark in league) prior to suffering the injury with four games left in the season…scored in double figures in 13 of his final 23 games of the year after scoring in double digits four times in his first 36 games as a Hornet…scored a career-high 23 points in the Big Sky-opening win against Portland State…had a career-best 12 assists vs. Cal State Fullerton…posted first double-double with 14 points and 10 assists in a home win over Portland State…in Big Sky play, he ranked among the league leaders in numerous categories, including fourth in assists (3.8 per game) and assist-to-turnover ratio (+1.9), tied for fourth in steals (1.4), sixth in 3-point percentage (.446), seventh in 3-pointers made (2.3) and 10th in minutes (34.4).

2016-17 Season

Played in 29 games, including 28 starts as a true freshman…started each of the Hornets’ final 28 games of the season…often times, he was called upon to guard the opponent’s top scoring threat…finished with season averages of 4.6 points, 2.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 25.1 minutes per game…shot .368 (46-125) from the field, .346 (28-81) from the 3-point line and .857 (12-14) from the free throw line…committed just 31 turnovers in 728 minutes played, or one turnover per 23.5 minutes…raised his numbers in conference play to 5.6 points, 2.4 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 27.9 minutes per game on .427 shooting (35-82) from the field, .396 (21-53) from the 3-point line and .900 (9-10) from the free throw line…scored in double figures four times, including a season-best 16 points (5-7 FG, 4-6 3FG) in a road win at Southern Utah…also had 11 points at Portland State, and 10 vs. both Northern Colorado and Idaho State.

High School
Graduated in December of 2014 from St. Patrick’s College (high school) in Wellington, New Zealand…last name is pronounced Mo-dee-oh-ho-ho Lee-ah-fuh… becomes the first New Zealand-born player in men’s basketball program history…spent three years playing professionally for the Wellington Saints of the National Basketball League (NBL), which is the top league in New Zealand…had numerous professional stops in New Zealand, including being selected to play as a 16-year old for the New Zealand national team in 2013 when he was the youngest player on the squad…that team is nicknamed the Tall Blacks, and selects only the top players from the New Zealand NBL…also in 2015, he was selected to play for the Tall Blacks’ Olympic qualifying team…was the captain for the U-19 Junior Tall Blacks national team in 2014…represented New Zealand at a 3-on-3 tournament at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games where his team reached the 16th round of the competition…as a prep, he played four years at St. Patrick’s College, where he was the starting point guard each of his final three seasons…averaged over 20 points per game during his last two years and was named the school’s Sportsman of the Year and team MVP during each of those seasons…helped St. Patrick’s to a league championship in 2013…has plenty of rugby-playing experience, including a stint with the rugby squad at St. Patrick’s.

Personal
Born in 1996…parents are George and Dana…a communication studies major…has basketball in his bloodlines as his father, George, was a point guard and won multiple NBL championships as a player for the Wellington Saints…his father was also an assistant coach for Wellington during Izayah’s final two seasons with the club.

Recent Games
Feb 2 at Weber State L, 75-65
Feb 9 at Northern Colorado L, 65-59
Feb 11 Portland State W, 78-67
Feb 14 Southern Utah W, 84-73
Feb 16 Northern Arizona L, 78-66
Feb 21 Weber State W, 78-76
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 24 15
Games started 20 11
Minutes 735 467
Minutes per game 30.6 31.1
FG 71-222 43-139
FG Pct 32.0 30.9
3PT 40-143 25-88
3PT Pct 28.0 28.4
FT 12-22 4-9
FT Pct 54.5 44.4
Off rebounds 8 5
Def rebounds 62 39
Total rebounds 70 44
Rebounds per game 2.9 2.9
Personal fouls 49 30
Disqualifications 2 1
Assists 55 33
Turnovers 40 21
Assist to turnover ratio 1.4 1.6
Steals 31 17
Blocks 3 2
Points 194 115
Points per game 8.1 7.7
Points per 40 min 10.6 9.9
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 2 Bethesda (Exhibition) W, 103-55 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Simpson W, 76-52 1 14 1-4 25.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Nov 20 vs. UC Davis W, 58-55 1 29 3-12 25.0 1-8 12.5 0-0 - 7
Nov 24 Cal State Fullerton W, 87-82 1 42 5-18 27.8 4-13 30.8 0-1 0.0 14
Nov 29 at UC Santa Barbara L, 75-58 1 36 3-12 25.0 3-7 42.9 2-2 100.0 11
Dec 1 at CSUN W, 88-68 1 29 3-5 60.0 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 9
Dec 8 at Portland L, 76-67 1 30 3-12 25.0 1-9 11.1 2-4 50.0 9
Dec 11 Holy Names W, 81-56 1 30 6-8 75.0 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 15
Dec 13 Westcliff W, 89-40 1 22 3-7 42.9 2-6 33.3 0-2 0.0 8
Dec 21 at Washington L, 57-41 1 36 1-5 20.0 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 3
Dec 29 Northern Colorado L, 70-65 1 34 3-7 42.9 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 7
Jan 3 at Montana L, 87-56 1 28 2-6 33.3 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5
Jan 5 at Montana State L, 84-70 1 33 6-18 33.3 4-15 26.7 0-0 - 16
Jan 12 Idaho State L, 72-70 1 33 6-15 40.0 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 16
Jan 17 at Northern Arizona W, 66-64 1 30 1-6 16.7 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 3
Jan 19 at Southern Utah L, 76-71 1 32 1-11 9.1 1-8 12.5 0-0 - 3
Jan 24 Idaho W, 69-48 - 24 2-9 22.2 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 6
Jan 26 Eastern Washington L, 94-92 - 30 1-5 20.0 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 3
Jan 31 at Idaho State W, 74-58 - 33 6-10 60.0 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 16
Feb 2 at Weber State L, 75-65 - 26 1-8 12.5 0-5 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Feb 9 at Northern Colorado L, 65-59 1 34 2-8 25.0 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 5
Feb 11 Portland State W, 78-67 1 27 3-7 42.9 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 6
Feb 14 Southern Utah W, 84-73 1 35 6-14 42.9 5-11 45.5 1-2 50.0 18
Feb 16 Northern Arizona L, 78-66 1 34 0-6 0.0 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 21 Weber State W, 78-76 1 34 3-9 33.3 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 8
Feb 23 at Portland State   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 at Eastern Washington   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Idaho   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 Montana State   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Montana   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 vs. Big Sky Tournament   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Big Sky Tournament   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Big Sky Tournament   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Big Sky Tournament   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 2 Bethesda (Exhibition) W, 103-55 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Simpson W, 76-52 1 14 0 0 0 1 4 0.3 1 0 5 1
Nov 20 vs. UC Davis W, 58-55 1 29 0 1 1 1 2 0.5 3 0 2 0
Nov 24 Cal State Fullerton W, 87-82 1 42 0 5 5 3 2 1.5 2 0 3 -
Nov 29 at UC Santa Barbara L, 75-58 1 36 1 4 5 3 1 3.0 0 0 3 -
Dec 1 at CSUN W, 88-68 1 29 1 2 3 2 2 1.0 3 0 2 -
Dec 8 at Portland L, 76-67 1 30 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 3 0 3 -
Dec 11 Holy Names W, 81-56 1 30 0 4 4 4 2 2.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 13 Westcliff W, 89-40 1 22 0 2 2 6 3 2.0 0 1 0 -
Dec 21 at Washington L, 57-41 1 36 1 3 4 1 1 1.0 2 0 0 -
Dec 29 Northern Colorado L, 70-65 1 34 0 5 5 4 3 1.3 1 0 2 -
Jan 3 at Montana L, 87-56 1 28 0 5 5 2 3 0.7 0 0 1 -
Jan 5 at Montana State L, 84-70 1 33 0 1 1 3 3 1.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 12 Idaho State L, 72-70 1 33 0 1 1 2 1 2.0 0 2 0 -
Jan 17 at Northern Arizona W, 66-64 1 30 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 19 at Southern Utah L, 76-71 1 32 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 24 Idaho W, 69-48 - 24 0 3 3 2 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 26 Eastern Washington L, 94-92 - 30 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 2 0 5 1
Jan 31 at Idaho State W, 74-58 - 33 1 1 2 2 0 - 1 0 1 -
Feb 2 at Weber State L, 75-65 - 26 1 4 5 2 0 - 2 0 1 -
Feb 9 at Northern Colorado L, 65-59 1 34 1 4 5 0 0 - 3 0 3 -
Feb 11 Portland State W, 78-67 1 27 0 3 3 3 0 - 1 0 4 -
Feb 14 Southern Utah W, 84-73 1 35 2 3 5 6 1 6.0 2 0 1 -
Feb 16 Northern Arizona L, 78-66 1 34 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 1 0 3 -
Feb 21 Weber State W, 78-76 1 34 0 4 4 1 3 0.3 1 0 2 -
Feb 23 at Portland State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 at Eastern Washington   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Idaho   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 Montana State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Montana   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 vs. Big Sky Tournament   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Big Sky Tournament   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Big Sky Tournament   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Big Sky Tournament   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 29 28 25.1 1.6-4.3 36.8 1.0-2.8 34.6 0.4-0.5 85.7 4.6
2017-18 30 26 31.0 3.0-7.5 40.3 1.6-3.9 40.7 0.9-1.2 72.2 8.5
2018-19 24 20 30.6 3.0-9.2 32.0 1.7-6.0 28.0 0.5-0.9 54.5 8.1
Total 83 74 28.8 2.5-6.9 36.3 1.4-4.1 33.9 0.6-0.9 69.4 7.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 29 28 728 46-125 36.8 28-81 34.6 12-14 85.7 132
2017-18 30 26 931 91-226 40.3 48-118 40.7 26-36 72.2 256
2018-19 24 20 735 71-222 32.0 40-143 28.0 12-22 54.5 194
Total 83 74 2394 208-573 36.3 116-342 33.9 50-72 69.4 582
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 29 28 25.1 2.5-6.9 36.8 1.5-4.5 34.6 0.7-0.8 85.7 7.3
2017-18 30 26 31.0 3.9-9.7 40.3 2.1-5.1 40.7 1.1-1.5 72.2 11.0
2018-19 24 20 30.6 3.9-12.1 32.0 2.2-7.8 28.0 0.7-1.2 54.5 10.6
Total 83 74 28.8 3.5-9.6 36.3 1.9-5.7 33.9 0.8-1.2 69.4 9.7
  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 29 28 25.1 0.3 1.9 2.2 1.5 0.0 2.0 1.1 1.8 0.7 0.0
2017-18 30 26 31.0 0.2 3.1 3.4 1.9 0.0 3.6 1.8 2.0 1.1 0.1
2018-19 24 20 30.6 0.3 2.6 2.9 2.0 0.1 2.3 1.7 1.4 1.3 0.1
Total 83 74 28.8 0.3 2.6 2.8 1.8 0.0 2.6 1.5 1.8 1.0 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 29 28 728 8 56 64 43 0 57 31 1.8 20 1
2017-18 30 26 931 7 94 101 58 1 107 54 2.0 34 4
2018-19 24 20 735 8 62 70 49 2 55 40 1.4 31 3
Total 83 74 2394 23 212 235 150 3 219 125 1.8 85 8
  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 29 28 25.1 0.4 3.1 3.5 2.4 0.0 3.1 1.7 1.8 1.1 0.1
2017-18 30 26 31.0 0.3 4.0 4.3 2.5 0.0 4.6 2.3 2.0 1.5 0.2
2018-19 24 20 30.6 0.4 3.4 3.8 2.7 0.1 3.0 2.2 1.4 1.7 0.2
Total 83 74 28.8 0.4 3.5 3.9 2.5 0.1 3.7 2.1 1.8 1.4 0.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 24 20 30.6 3.0-9.2 32.0 1.7-6.0 28.0 0.5-0.9 54.5 8.1
Conference 15 11 31.1 2.9-9.3 30.9 1.7-5.9 28.4 0.3-0.6 44.4 7.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 10 29.9 3.2-9.1 35.8 1.8-5.6 32.8 0.3-0.8 40.0 8.7
Away 11 9 31.5 2.6-9.2 28.7 1.5-6.2 25.0 0.7-1.1 66.7 7.5
Neutral 1 1 29.0 3.0-12.0 25.0 1.0-8.0 12.5 0.0-0.0 - 7.0
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Wins 12 10 29.1 3.5-9.1 38.5 2.0-5.9 33.8 0.4-0.8 50.0 9.4
Losses 12 10 32.2 2.4-9.4 25.7 1.3-6.0 22.2 0.6-1.0 58.3 6.8
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November 4 4 30.3 3.0-11.5 26.1 2.2-7.8 29.0 0.5-0.8 66.7 8.8
December 6 6 30.2 3.2-7.3 43.2 1.0-4.3 23.1 1.2-2.0 58.3 8.5
January 8 5 30.4 3.1-10.0 31.3 2.2-7.2 31.0 0.0-0.0 - 8.5
February 6 5 31.7 2.5-8.7 28.8 1.2-4.7 25.0 0.5-1.2 42.9 6.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 24 20 735 71-222 32.0 40-143 28.0 12-22 54.5 194
Conference 15 11 467 43-139 30.9 25-88 28.4 4-9 44.4 115
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 12 10 359 39-109 35.8 22-67 32.8 4-10 40.0 104
Away 11 9 347 29-101 28.7 17-68 25.0 8-12 66.7 83
Neutral 1 1 29 3-12 25.0 1-8 12.5 0-0 - 7
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Wins 12 10 349 42-109 38.5 24-71 33.8 5-10 50.0 113
Losses 12 10 386 29-113 25.7 16-72 22.2 7-12 58.3 81
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November 4 4 121 12-46 26.1 9-31 29.0 2-3 66.7 35
December 6 6 181 19-44 43.2 6-26 23.1 7-12 58.3 51
January 8 5 243 25-80 31.3 18-58 31.0 0-0 - 68
February 6 5 190 15-52 28.8 7-28 25.0 3-7 42.9 40
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 24 20 30.6 3.9-12.1 32.0 2.2-7.8 28.0 0.7-1.2 54.5 10.6
Conference 15 11 31.1 3.7-11.9 30.9 2.1-7.5 28.4 0.3-0.8 44.4 9.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 10 29.9 4.3-12.1 35.8 2.5-7.5 32.8 0.4-1.1 40.0 11.6
Away 11 9 31.5 3.3-11.6 28.7 2.0-7.8 25.0 0.9-1.4 66.7 9.6
Neutral 1 1 29.0 4.1-16.6 25.0 1.4-11.0 12.5 0.0-0.0 - 9.7
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Wins 12 10 29.1 4.8-12.5 38.5 2.8-8.1 33.8 0.6-1.1 50.0 13.0
Losses 12 10 32.2 3.0-11.7 25.7 1.7-7.5 22.2 0.7-1.2 58.3 8.4
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November 4 4 30.3 4.0-15.2 26.1 3.0-10.2 29.0 0.7-1.0 66.7 11.6
December 6 6 30.2 4.2-9.7 43.2 1.3-5.7 23.1 1.5-2.7 58.3 11.3
January 8 5 30.4 4.1-13.2 31.3 3.0-9.5 31.0 0.0-0.0 - 11.2
February 6 5 31.7 3.2-10.9 28.8 1.5-5.9 25.0 0.6-1.5 42.9 8.4
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 24 20 30.6 0.3 2.6 2.9 2.0 0.1 2.3 1.7 1.4 1.3 0.1
Conference 15 11 31.1 0.3 2.6 2.9 2.0 0.1 2.2 1.4 1.6 1.1 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 10 29.9 0.2 2.8 2.9 2.3 0.2 2.8 1.8 1.5 0.9 0.3
Away 11 9 31.5 0.5 2.5 3.1 1.8 - 1.8 1.5 1.3 1.5 0.0
Neutral 1 1 29.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 0.5 3.0 0.0
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Wins 12 10 29.1 0.3 2.4 2.8 2.0 0.1 2.8 1.8 1.6 1.3 0.1
Losses 12 10 32.2 0.3 2.8 3.1 2.1 0.1 1.8 1.6 1.2 1.3 0.2
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November 4 4 30.3 0.3 2.5 2.8 3.3 0.3 2.0 2.3 0.9 1.5 0.0
December 6 6 30.2 0.3 3.0 3.3 1.3 - 3.0 2.2 1.4 1.5 0.2
January 8 5 30.4 0.1 1.9 2.0 1.8 0.1 1.9 1.5 1.3 0.8 0.3
February 6 5 31.7 0.7 3.2 3.8 2.3 - 2.3 1.0 2.3 1.7 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 24 20 735 8 62 70 49 2 55 40 1.4 31 3
Conference 15 11 467 5 39 44 30 1 33 21 1.6 17 2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 10 359 2 33 35 27 2 34 22 1.5 11 3
Away 11 9 347 6 28 34 20 - 20 16 1.3 17 0
Neutral 1 1 29 0 1 1 2 0 1 2 0.5 3 0
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Wins 12 10 349 4 29 33 24 1 33 21 1.6 15 1
Losses 12 10 386 4 33 37 25 1 22 19 1.2 16 2
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November 4 4 121 1 10 11 13 1 8 9 0.9 6 0
December 6 6 181 2 18 20 8 - 18 13 1.4 9 1
January 8 5 243 1 15 16 14 1 15 12 1.3 6 2
February 6 5 190 4 19 23 14 - 14 6 2.3 10 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 24 20 30.6 0.4 3.4 3.8 2.7 0.1 3.0 2.2 1.4 1.7 0.2
Conference 15 11 31.1 0.4 3.3 3.8 2.6 0.1 2.8 1.8 1.6 1.5 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 10 29.9 0.2 3.7 3.9 3.0 0.2 3.8 2.5 1.5 1.2 0.3
Away 11 9 31.5 0.7 3.2 3.9 2.3 0.0 2.3 1.8 1.3 2.0 0.0
Neutral 1 1 29.0 0.0 1.4 1.4 2.8 0.0 1.4 2.8 0.5 4.1 0.0
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Wins 12 10 29.1 0.5 3.3 3.8 2.8 0.1 3.8 2.4 1.6 1.7 0.1
Losses 12 10 32.2 0.4 3.4 3.8 2.6 0.1 2.3 2.0 1.2 1.7 0.2
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November 4 4 30.3 0.3 3.3 3.6 4.3 0.3 2.6 3.0 0.9 2.0 0.0
December 6 6 30.2 0.4 4.0 4.4 1.8 0.0 4.0 2.9 1.4 2.0 0.2
January 8 5 30.4 0.2 2.5 2.6 2.3 0.2 2.5 2.0 1.3 1.0 0.3
February 6 5 31.7 0.8 4.0 4.8 2.9 0.0 2.9 1.3 2.3 2.1 0.0