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45 Keenan Simmons
45 Keenan Simmons
Height: 6-6
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Michigan City, Ind.
High School: Michigan City HS
Position: F
gp 30
pts/g 6.4
fg % 59.2
3pt % 33.3
ft % 63.2
reb/g 5.2
a/g 0.3

Career: Finished 14th all-time in games played at 104...Ninth in games started with 81...Finished No. 4 all-time in blocked shots with 117...Finished 10th in career rebounds at 521.

2017-18: One of only two players (Christian Ellis) to start all 30 games...Averaged 6.4 points per game...Scored in double figures five times during the year...Scored a career-best 25 points 2/15 at UT Martin, where he was 12 for 12 from the field...Second on the team at 5.2 rebounds per game...Pulled in double-digit rebounds three times during the season...Collected a double-double in the regular season finale, scoring 12 points and grabbing 11 rebounds 2/24 at Eastern Illinois...Led the team with 31 blocked shots...Averaged 1.0 blocks per game, ranking eighth in the OVC.

2016-17: Sixth on the team in scoring at 6.7 points per game, while leading the team in rebounding at 7.2 boards per game...Led the team in rebounding in 14 games...Pulled down 10 or more rebounds five times, including a career-high 14 rebounds 11/13 vs. Florida Atlantic in Hawaii, where he added 11 points for his first career double-double...Also recorded double-doubles 11/28 at Grand Canyon (11 points, 12 rebounds) and 1/12 against Austin Peay (15 points, 12 rebounds)...Team leader in blocked shots with 39 (1.3 per game)...Is at 86 blocks for his career, good for sixth all-time at SIUE...One of only two players (Jalen Henry) to start all 30 games for the Cougars.

2015-16: Averaged a career-high 5.5 points per game...Scored a career-high 21 points (all in the second half) vs. Belmont 1/6...Was 10 for 12 from the field against the Bruins...Led the team with 34 total blocks...Average of 1.2 blocks per game was fourth in the Ohio Valley Conference...Recorded a career-high four blocks against Morehead State 1/14...Tallied 11 games with at least two blocks...Third on the team with 4.4 rebounds per game...Pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds at Jacksonville State 12/31 and again vs. Austin Peay 2/25...Was a perfect 4 for 4 from the free throw line at SIU Carbondale 12/9...Grabbed two steals against Eastern Kentucky 1/16...Had five double-digit scoring games...Led the team in scoring twice during the season...Appeared in all 28 games, making 21 starts. 

2014-15: Played in 16 games off the bench as a true freshman...Averaged 3.4 points and 1.7 rebounds per game...Tallied a career-high 11 points on 4-8 shooting (3-4 three-pointers) at Portland 11/22...Came off the bench to score five first-half points to spark a 10-0 SIUE run at Eastern Illinois 1/31...Grabbed a career-high five rebounds vs. Robert Morris-Springfield 12/28...Swatted a career-high three shots against Milwaukee 12/20...Scored six points, added four rebounds and two blocks in collegiate debut against Harris-Stowe 11/14...Scored 15 points, grabbed two rebounds, and added a block in 16 minutes in exhibition win over Greenville. 

High School: Earned All-State honorable mention from the Associated Press…Selected Honorable mention All-State by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association as a junior and senior at Michigan City…Led Michigan City in scoring with an average of 21.1 points a game as a senior…Also grabbed 12.5 rebounds per game…As a junior scored 14 points a game while also hauling in 11 rebounds per game for the Wolves.

Recent Games
Feb 10 Murray State L, 75-66
Feb 15 at UT Martin W, 70-69
Feb 17 at Southeast Missouri L, 79-74
Feb 22 Austin Peay L, 86-82
Feb 24 at Eastern Illinois L, 68-56
Feb 28 vs. Tennessee Tech L, 60-51
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 30 18
Games started 30 18
Minutes 754 463
Minutes per game 25.1 25.7
FG 84-142 59-93
FG Pct 59.2 63.4
3PT 1-3 0-0
3PT Pct 33.3 -
FT 24-38 18-31
FT Pct 63.2 58.1
Off rebounds 68 43
Def rebounds 89 50
Total rebounds 157 93
Rebounds per game 5.2 5.2
Personal fouls 96 53
Disqualifications 5 1
Assists 10 7
Turnovers 26 16
Assist to turnover ratio 0.4 0.4
Steals 4 4
Blocks 31 14
Points 193 136
Points per game 6.4 7.6
Points per 40 min 10.2 11.7
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 5 Brescia W, 95-75 1 17 4-4 100.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 11
Nov 10 at Purdue L, 105-74 1 23 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 15 Valparaiso L, 94-69 1 14 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 7
Nov 18 at Stetson W, 80-76 1 28 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Nov 22 Western Illinois L, 69-67 1 25 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 4
Nov 25 at Creighton L, 103-66 1 13 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 29 at SIU Carbondale L, 86-59 1 16 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 3 at Fort Wayne L, 86-71 1 31 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Dec 6 at IUPUI W, 82-81 1 33 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Dec 10 South Alabama W, 76-75 1 32 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Dec 19 Chicago State W, 88-76 1 38 4-5 80.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 8
Dec 22 at Central Michigan L, 70-52 1 15 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 28 at Austin Peay L, 78-58 1 22 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 30 at Murray State L, 87-63 1 13 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Jan 4 at Eastern Kentucky W, 85-82 1 25 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Jan 6 at Morehead State W, 70-65 1 21 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Jan 11 Belmont L, 76-61 1 22 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 13 Tennessee State W, 82-79 1 17 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Jan 18 Southeast Missouri L, 86-74 1 22 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Jan 20 UT Martin L, 70-69 1 33 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 9
Jan 25 at Tennessee State L, 85-57 1 25 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 27 at Belmont L, 83-72 1 32 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 5
Feb 1 Tennessee Tech L, 68-67 1 23 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 9
Feb 3 Jacksonville State W, 75-67 1 23 5-6 83.3 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 14
Feb 8 Eastern Illinois L, 78-74 1 29 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 10
Feb 10 Murray State L, 75-66 1 35 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 4
Feb 15 at UT Martin W, 70-69 1 33 12-12 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 25
Feb 17 at Southeast Missouri L, 79-74 1 33 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 12
Feb 22 Austin Peay L, 86-82 1 19 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 24 at Eastern Illinois L, 68-56 1 36 6-10 60.0 0-0 - 0-3 0.0 12
Feb 28 vs. Tennessee Tech L, 60-51 1 23 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 5 Brescia W, 95-75 1 17 2 6 8 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 -
Nov 10 at Purdue L, 105-74 1 23 3 3 6 1 0 - 0 0 3 -
Nov 15 Valparaiso L, 94-69 1 14 1 4 5 0 3 0.0 0 0 4 -
Nov 18 at Stetson W, 80-76 1 28 3 4 7 1 1 1.0 0 1 2 0
Nov 22 Western Illinois L, 69-67 1 25 0 5 5 0 0 - 0 0 5 1
Nov 25 at Creighton L, 103-66 1 13 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 1 5 1
Nov 29 at SIU Carbondale L, 86-59 1 16 5 0 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 4 -
Dec 3 at Fort Wayne L, 86-71 1 31 1 3 4 0 3 0.0 0 0 3 -
Dec 6 at IUPUI W, 82-81 1 33 2 2 4 0 0 - 0 3 4 -
Dec 10 South Alabama W, 76-75 1 32 5 4 9 0 1 0.0 0 1 3 -
Dec 19 Chicago State W, 88-76 1 38 1 4 5 0 0 - 0 7 0 -
Dec 22 at Central Michigan L, 70-52 1 15 2 4 6 0 0 - 0 3 5 1
Dec 28 at Austin Peay L, 78-58 1 22 1 1 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 4 -
Dec 30 at Murray State L, 87-63 1 13 2 1 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 4 -
Jan 4 at Eastern Kentucky W, 85-82 1 25 0 3 3 0 0 - 1 0 3 -
Jan 6 at Morehead State W, 70-65 1 21 2 2 4 1 0 - 0 0 5 1
Jan 11 Belmont L, 76-61 1 22 2 0 2 1 2 0.5 0 3 4 -
Jan 13 Tennessee State W, 82-79 1 17 0 4 4 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Jan 18 Southeast Missouri L, 86-74 1 22 2 2 4 2 1 2.0 1 1 3 -
Jan 20 UT Martin L, 70-69 1 33 3 3 6 0 1 0.0 0 1 2 -
Jan 25 at Tennessee State L, 85-57 1 25 0 0 0 1 2 0.5 0 0 4 -
Jan 27 at Belmont L, 83-72 1 32 0 3 3 0 0 - 1 1 2 -
Feb 1 Tennessee Tech L, 68-67 1 23 1 2 3 0 0 - 0 2 3 0
Feb 3 Jacksonville State W, 75-67 1 23 1 4 5 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Feb 8 Eastern Illinois L, 78-74 1 29 5 5 10 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 10 Murray State L, 75-66 1 35 2 8 10 0 2 0.0 0 1 3 -
Feb 15 at UT Martin W, 70-69 1 33 6 2 8 0 1 0.0 1 0 3 -
Feb 17 at Southeast Missouri L, 79-74 1 33 5 4 9 0 2 0.0 0 5 1 -
Feb 22 Austin Peay L, 86-82 1 19 4 2 6 1 1 1.0 0 0 4 -
Feb 24 at Eastern Illinois L, 68-56 1 36 7 4 11 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 28 vs. Tennessee Tech L, 60-51 1 23 2 5 7 1 0 - 0 1 5 1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 16 - 8.4 1.4-2.5 55.0 0.5-1.1 44.4 0.1-0.2 50.0 3.4
2015-16 28 21 21.5 2.4-4.5 54.0 0.0-0.2 20.0 0.7-1.3 51.4 5.6
2016-17 30 30 26.6 2.5-4.9 51.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-2.6 63.6 6.7
2017-18 30 30 25.1 2.8-4.7 59.2 0.0-0.1 33.3 0.8-1.3 63.2 6.4
Total 104 81 22.0 2.4-4.4 54.8 0.1-0.2 38.5 0.9-1.5 60.3 5.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 16 - 134 22-40 55.0 8-18 44.4 2-4 50.0 54
2015-16 28 21 602 68-126 54.0 1-5 20.0 19-37 51.4 156
2016-17 30 30 798 76-148 51.4 0-0 - 49-77 63.6 201
2017-18 30 30 754 84-142 59.2 1-3 33.3 24-38 63.2 193
Total 104 81 2288 250-456 54.8 10-26 38.5 94-156 60.3 604
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 16 - 8.4 6.6-11.9 55.0 2.4-5.4 44.4 0.6-1.2 50.0 16.1
2015-16 28 21 21.5 4.5-8.4 54.0 0.1-0.3 20.0 1.3-2.5 51.4 10.4
2016-17 30 30 26.6 3.8-7.4 51.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-3.9 63.6 10.1
2017-18 30 30 25.1 4.5-7.5 59.2 0.1-0.2 33.3 1.3-2.0 63.2 10.2
Total 104 81 22.0 4.4-8.0 54.8 0.2-0.5 38.5 1.6-2.7 60.3 10.6
  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 16 - 8.4 0.3 1.4 1.7 0.9 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.8
2015-16 28 21 21.5 2.1 2.3 4.4 3.3 0.1 0.2 0.7 0.3 0.3 1.2
2016-17 30 30 26.6 2.8 4.3 7.2 3.2 0.1 0.3 0.8 0.4 0.7 1.3
2017-18 30 30 25.1 2.3 3.0 5.2 3.2 0.2 0.3 0.9 0.4 0.1 1.0
Total 104 81 22.0 2.1 2.9 5.0 2.9 0.1 0.3 0.7 0.4 0.3 1.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 16 - 134 4 23 27 14 0 1 3 0.3 0 13
2015-16 28 21 602 59 63 122 92 4 6 20 0.3 7 34
2016-17 30 30 798 85 130 215 95 3 9 23 0.4 22 39
2017-18 30 30 754 68 89 157 96 5 10 26 0.4 4 31
Total 104 81 2288 216 305 521 297 12 26 72 0.4 33 117
  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 16 - 8.4 1.2 6.9 8.1 4.2 0.0 0.3 0.9 0.3 0.0 3.9
2015-16 28 21 21.5 3.9 4.2 8.1 6.1 0.3 0.4 1.3 0.3 0.5 2.3
2016-17 30 30 26.6 4.3 6.5 10.8 4.8 0.2 0.5 1.2 0.4 1.1 2.0
2017-18 30 30 25.1 3.6 4.7 8.3 5.1 0.3 0.5 1.4 0.4 0.2 1.6
Total 104 81 22.0 3.8 5.3 9.1 5.2 0.2 0.5 1.3 0.4 0.6 2.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 30 30 25.1 2.8-4.7 59.2 0.0-0.1 33.3 0.8-1.3 63.2 6.4
Conference 18 18 25.7 3.3-5.2 63.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.7 58.1 7.6
Exhibition 1 1 17.0 4.0-4.0 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-4.0 75.0 11.0
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Home 13 13 25.5 2.8-4.8 58.7 0.1-0.2 33.3 0.9-1.5 63.2 6.7
Away 16 16 24.9 2.8-4.7 58.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.2 63.2 6.3
Neutral 1 1 23.0 3.0-4.0 75.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 6.0
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Wins 9 9 27.8 4.2-6.0 70.4 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.9-1.2 72.7 9.3
Losses 21 21 24.0 2.2-4.2 52.3 0.0-0.1 50.0 0.8-1.3 59.3 5.2
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November 6 6 19.8 1.3-3.8 34.8 0.2-0.3 50.0 0.3-0.5 66.7 3.2
December 7 7 26.3 2.4-4.3 56.7 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.9-0.9 100.0 5.7
January 8 8 24.6 2.2-3.8 60.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.2 60.0 5.3
February 9 9 28.2 4.6-6.6 69.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.1-2.1 52.6 10.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 30 30 754 84-142 59.2 1-3 33.3 24-38 63.2 193
Conference 18 18 463 59-93 63.4 0-0 - 18-31 58.1 136
Exhibition 1 1 17 4-4 100.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 11
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Home 13 13 332 37-63 58.7 1-3 33.3 12-19 63.2 87
Away 16 16 399 44-75 58.7 0-0 - 12-19 63.2 100
Neutral 1 1 23 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
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Wins 9 9 250 38-54 70.4 0-1 0.0 8-11 72.7 84
Losses 21 21 504 46-88 52.3 1-2 50.0 16-27 59.3 109
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November 6 6 119 8-23 34.8 1-2 50.0 2-3 66.7 19
December 7 7 184 17-30 56.7 0-1 0.0 6-6 100.0 40
January 8 8 197 18-30 60.0 0-0 - 6-10 60.0 42
February 9 9 254 41-59 69.5 0-0 - 10-19 52.6 92
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 30 30 25.1 4.5-7.5 59.2 0.1-0.2 33.3 1.3-2.0 63.2 10.2
Conference 18 18 25.7 5.1-8.0 63.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-2.7 58.1 11.7
Exhibition 1 1 17.0 9.4-9.4 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 7.1-9.4 75.0 25.9
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Home 13 13 25.5 4.5-7.6 58.7 0.1-0.4 33.3 1.4-2.3 63.2 10.5
Away 16 16 24.9 4.4-7.5 58.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-1.9 63.2 10.0
Neutral 1 1 23.0 5.2-7.0 75.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 10.4
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Wins 9 9 27.8 6.1-8.6 70.4 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.3-1.8 72.7 13.4
Losses 21 21 24.0 3.7-7.0 52.3 0.1-0.2 50.0 1.3-2.1 59.3 8.7
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November 6 6 19.8 2.7-7.7 34.8 0.3-0.7 50.0 0.7-1.0 66.7 6.4
December 7 7 26.3 3.7-6.5 56.7 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.3-1.3 100.0 8.7
January 8 8 24.6 3.7-6.1 60.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-2.0 60.0 8.5
February 9 9 28.2 6.5-9.3 69.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-3.0 52.6 14.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 30 30 25.1 2.3 3.0 5.2 3.2 0.2 0.3 0.9 0.4 0.1 1.0
Conference 18 18 25.7 2.4 2.8 5.2 2.9 0.1 0.4 0.9 0.4 0.2 0.8
Exhibition 1 1 17.0 2.0 6.0 8.0 3.0 - 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
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Home 13 13 25.5 2.1 3.6 5.7 2.8 0.1 0.4 0.9 0.4 0.1 1.2
Away 16 16 24.9 2.4 2.3 4.8 3.4 0.2 0.3 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.9
Neutral 1 1 23.0 2.0 5.0 7.0 5.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 - 0.0 1.0
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Wins 9 9 27.8 2.2 3.2 5.4 2.9 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.7 0.2 1.3
Losses 21 21 24.0 2.3 2.9 5.1 3.3 0.2 0.4 1.1 0.3 0.1 0.9
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November 6 6 19.8 2.0 2.8 4.8 3.8 0.3 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.3
December 7 7 26.3 2.0 2.7 4.7 3.3 0.1 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 2.0
January 8 8 24.6 1.1 2.1 3.3 3.3 0.1 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.8
February 9 9 28.2 3.7 4.0 7.7 2.7 0.1 0.3 0.8 0.4 0.1 1.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 30 30 754 68 89 157 96 5 10 26 0.4 4 31
Conference 18 18 463 43 50 93 53 1 7 16 0.4 4 14
Exhibition 1 1 17 2 6 8 3 - 1 1 1.0 0 0
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Home 13 13 332 27 47 74 37 1 5 12 0.4 1 16
Away 16 16 399 39 37 76 54 3 4 14 0.3 3 14
Neutral 1 1 23 2 5 7 5 1 1 0 - 0 1
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Wins 9 9 250 20 29 49 26 1 2 3 0.7 2 12
Losses 21 21 504 48 60 108 70 4 8 23 0.3 2 19
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November 6 6 119 12 17 29 23 2 2 6 0.3 0 2
December 7 7 184 14 19 33 23 1 0 7 0.0 0 14
January 8 8 197 9 17 26 26 1 5 6 0.8 3 6
February 9 9 254 33 36 69 24 1 3 7 0.4 1 9
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 30 30 25.1 3.6 4.7 8.3 5.1 0.3 0.5 1.4 0.4 0.2 1.6
Conference 18 18 25.7 3.7 4.3 8.0 4.6 0.1 0.6 1.4 0.4 0.3 1.2
Exhibition 1 1 17.0 4.7 14.1 18.8 7.1 0.0 2.4 2.4 1.0 0.0 0.0
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Home 13 13 25.5 3.3 5.7 8.9 4.5 0.1 0.6 1.4 0.4 0.1 1.9
Away 16 16 24.9 3.9 3.7 7.6 5.4 0.3 0.4 1.4 0.3 0.3 1.4
Neutral 1 1 23.0 3.5 8.7 12.2 8.7 1.7 1.7 0.0 - 0.0 1.7
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Wins 9 9 27.8 3.2 4.6 7.8 4.2 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.7 0.3 1.9
Losses 21 21 24.0 3.8 4.8 8.6 5.6 0.3 0.6 1.8 0.3 0.2 1.5
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November 6 6 19.8 4.0 5.7 9.7 7.7 0.7 0.7 2.0 0.3 0.0 0.7
December 7 7 26.3 3.0 4.1 7.2 5.0 0.2 0.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 3.0
January 8 8 24.6 1.8 3.5 5.3 5.3 0.2 1.0 1.2 0.8 0.6 1.2
February 9 9 28.2 5.2 5.7 10.9 3.8 0.2 0.5 1.1 0.4 0.2 1.4