5 Michael Baez
5 - Michael Baez
Height: 6-5
Weight: 225
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Charlotte United Christian Academy
Position: F/G
gp 32
pts/g 18.8
fg % 43.6
3pt % 40.6
ft % 83.0
reb/g 6.1
a/g 1.7

Junior (2017-18): Played in all 27 games, starting three…registered 20.9 minutes per game as the team's sixth man...fourth-leading scorer at 10.3 points per game…shot 43.5% from the field and 37.7% from three…led the team in free throws made (3.4) and attempted (4.6) per game…second on the team in free throw percentage (74.8%)…tied for second on the team with 5.1 rebounds per game…recorded a season-high 31 minutes with 14 points and seven rebounds in a win vs Lincoln (Pa.) (12/9)…notched a double-double scoring 10 points and grabbing 10 rebounds vs Tampa (1/20)…scored a season-high 18 points in a win vs Embry-Riddle (2/10), making 4-of-5 from long range…tallied 17 points on a perfect 8-of-8 from the free throw line in the opening round of the SSC Tournament (02/28).

Prior to Lynn: 
Played his first two seasons at Division II Wingate University.

Sophomore (2016-17): 
Was named an All-South Atlantic Conference First Team selection in his second season at Wingate University...played in all 31 games, making 28 starts...led the Bulldogs in scoring with 15.7 points per game...ranked second on the squad with 6.9 boards per contest...shot 46.4% from the field and knocked down 44 triples on the year...tallied 1.7 assists per game and ranked second on the team with 28 steals...scored in double figures in all but four games...logged six double-doubles...scored a career-high 30 points in a win over Catawba, shooting 8-of-11 from the field, 3-of-6 from long range and 11-of-11 at the charity stripe...recorded 16 points and eight boards in the NCAA Tournament Southeast Regional opener against No. 6 Queens (N.C.).

Freshman (2015-16):
 Earned All-SAC Freshman Team honors in his first season at Wingate University, while also earning a spot on the All-SAC Tournament team…appeared in all 33 games for the Bulldogs, making 27 starts…finished second on the team with 13.3 points per game, finishing third on the team with 5.9 rebounds per contest…knocked down 59 threes on the year, ranking second on the Bulldogs…scored in double figures 23 times as a freshman, compiling six double-doubles…scored in double figures in 14 of Wingate’s last 15 games, including all five postseason contests…had 21 points and 12 rebounds in his collegiate debut, while compiling 17 points and 10 boards in his second game…followed a 19-point effort at Lenoir-Rhyne with 18 points in the win over No. 20 UNC Pembroke…registered back-to-back 13-point, 12-rebound efforts against Newberry and LMU…had 16 points in the victory over ninth-ranked Queens…had 18 points in the win at Tusculum, while pouring in 22 points at Queens…had 22 points on 8-of-10 shooting in the win at Carson-Newman, followed by a 20-point performance against Catawba…had 25 points on nine-of-14 shooting in the SAC Tournament victory against Carson-Newman, adding 10 rebounds, three steals and two blocks…scored 16 points in the SAC semifinal win against No. 20 Queens…registered 16 points in the overtime win against Montevallo in the NCAA Tournament.

High School: Averaged 19.9 points per game during his senior season at United Christian Academy…he also compiled 5.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game in his final season…registered 17.4 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists per contest during his high school career.

Personal: Born January 29, 1997...son of Jose and Kaylee Baez...has one sibling, Gabriel...majoring in sports management...enjoys video games and FaceTime in his free time.

Recent Games
Mar 2 Tampa W, 85-70
Mar 7 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 75-64
Mar 10 vs. Florida Southern L, 74-65
Mar 16 vs. Alabama-Huntsville W, 81-68
Mar 17 vs. #14 Florida Southern W, 88-78
Mar 19 at #4 Nova Southeastern L, 89-74
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 32 20
Games started 32 20
Minutes 1012 671
Minutes per game 31.6 33.5
FG 188-431 124-280
FG Pct 43.6 44.3
3PT 63-155 44-109
3PT Pct 40.6 40.4
FT 161-194 106-129
FT Pct 83.0 82.2
Off rebounds 51 27
Def rebounds 143 92
Total rebounds 194 119
Rebounds per game 6.1 6.0
Personal fouls 70 44
Disqualifications - -
Assists 53 36
Turnovers 62 40
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 0.9
Steals 25 16
Blocks 8 5
Points 600 398
Points per game 18.8 19.9
Points per 40 min 23.7 23.7
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 27 at Florida Atlantic W, 92-87 1 33 4-7 57.1 2-4 50.0 11-14 78.6 21
Oct 30 at Maryland L, 100-67 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Clark Atlanta W, 74-69 1 20 3-9 33.3 0-2 0.0 4-4 100.0 10
Nov 17 Fla. National W, 89-78 1 32 7-14 50.0 2-4 50.0 9-11 81.8 25
Nov 24 St. Augustine's W, 59-56 1 30 1-10 10.0 1-3 33.3 3-4 75.0 6
Nov 25 Ave Maria University W, 71-61 1 23 5-11 45.5 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 10
Nov 29 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 86-70 1 35 6-13 46.2 4-9 44.4 2-2 100.0 18
Dec 1 at Rollins W, 90-80 1 23 4-9 44.4 3-6 50.0 3-6 50.0 14
Dec 12 Johnson & Wales (FL) W, 104-54 1 17 5-9 55.6 3-5 60.0 4-4 100.0 17
Dec 17 Bluefield St. W, 75-63 1 28 2-9 22.2 0-3 0.0 8-8 100.0 12
Dec 20 Caldwell W, 65-63 1 19 2-6 33.3 2-4 50.0 1-3 33.3 7
Dec 29 at Eckerd W, 71-62 1 21 5-10 50.0 2-5 40.0 4-5 80.0 16
Jan 3 Saint Leo W, 84-76 1 33 8-12 66.7 4-5 80.0 4-5 80.0 24
Jan 6 at #7 Florida Southern L, 88-84 1 39 5-14 35.7 3-6 50.0 8-9 88.9 21
Jan 10 at Embry-Riddle W, 78-74 1 36 4-9 44.4 2-3 66.7 12-13 92.3 22
Jan 12 Florida Tech W, 59-57 1 38 6-14 42.9 1-6 16.7 5-6 83.3 18
Jan 17 at #5 Nova Southeastern L, 87-85 1 13 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 4-5 80.0 6
Jan 19 at Tampa W, 85-81 1 31 7-14 50.0 1-5 20.0 4-8 50.0 19
Jan 24 Barry W, 72-71 1 39 6-17 35.3 0-5 0.0 12-16 75.0 24
Jan 26 Rollins W, 80-77 1 34 7-14 50.0 3-5 60.0 5-6 83.3 22
Jan 31 at Palm Beach Atlantic L, 75-64 1 31 3-13 23.1 2-8 25.0 4-6 66.7 12
Feb 2 #23 Eckerd W, 55-53 1 34 7-19 36.8 0-6 0.0 1-1 100.0 15
Feb 7 at Saint Leo W, 74-71 1 34 5-18 27.8 2-6 33.3 10-10 100.0 22
Feb 14 Embry-Riddle W, 81-79 1 41 8-18 44.4 1-4 25.0 4-5 80.0 21
Feb 16 #16 Florida Southern W, 99-98 1 41 13-23 56.5 5-7 71.4 7-9 77.8 38
Feb 21 #2 Nova Southeastern L, 89-85 1 37 8-16 50.0 1-4 25.0 4-4 100.0 21
Feb 23 at Florida Tech W, 76-71 1 41 4-14 28.6 2-7 28.6 6-6 100.0 16
Feb 28 at Barry L, 63-62 1 37 7-14 50.0 3-5 60.0 1-1 100.0 18
Mar 2 Tampa W, 85-70 1 33 10-16 62.5 5-6 83.3 6-6 100.0 31
Mar 7 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 75-64 1 36 8-16 50.0 2-6 33.3 6-9 66.7 24
Mar 10 vs. Florida Southern L, 74-65 1 27 6-15 40.0 2-4 50.0 2-2 100.0 16
Mar 16 vs. Alabama-Huntsville W, 81-68 1 35 8-14 57.1 0-2 0.0 6-8 75.0 22
Mar 17 vs. #14 Florida Southern W, 88-78 1 35 11-20 55.0 3-3 100.0 10-10 100.0 35
Mar 19 at #4 Nova Southeastern L, 89-74 1 39 6-18 33.3 4-9 44.4 2-2 100.0 18
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 27 at Florida Atlantic W, 92-87 1 33 1 14 15 1 3 0.3 0 0 2 -
Oct 30 at Maryland L, 100-67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Clark Atlanta W, 74-69 1 20 2 2 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 4 -
Nov 17 Fla. National W, 89-78 1 32 0 5 5 5 4 1.3 3 0 3 -
Nov 24 St. Augustine's W, 59-56 1 30 5 5 10 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 25 Ave Maria University W, 71-61 1 23 1 1 2 1 0 - 1 1 1 -
Nov 29 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 86-70 1 35 2 4 6 2 4 0.5 4 0 4 -
Dec 1 at Rollins W, 90-80 1 23 1 4 5 2 2 1.0 1 0 2 -
Dec 12 Johnson & Wales (FL) W, 104-54 1 17 3 1 4 1 0 - 0 0 0 -
Dec 17 Bluefield St. W, 75-63 1 28 3 6 9 3 0 - 0 1 0 -
Dec 20 Caldwell W, 65-63 1 19 0 2 2 1 3 0.3 0 0 3 -
Dec 29 at Eckerd W, 71-62 1 21 0 5 5 1 2 0.5 0 0 4 -
Jan 3 Saint Leo W, 84-76 1 33 0 3 3 1 2 0.5 1 0 1 -
Jan 6 at #7 Florida Southern L, 88-84 1 39 2 7 9 0 2 0.0 2 0 3 -
Jan 10 at Embry-Riddle W, 78-74 1 36 0 4 4 7 0 - 1 1 1 -
Jan 12 Florida Tech W, 59-57 1 38 0 4 4 3 4 0.8 1 1 2 -
Jan 17 at #5 Nova Southeastern L, 87-85 1 13 0 1 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 4 -
Jan 19 at Tampa W, 85-81 1 31 1 4 5 2 3 0.7 0 0 3 -
Jan 24 Barry W, 72-71 1 39 4 5 9 1 1 1.0 0 1 3 -
Jan 26 Rollins W, 80-77 1 34 1 3 4 3 0 - 2 0 1 -
Jan 31 at Palm Beach Atlantic L, 75-64 1 31 2 5 7 2 2 1.0 2 1 4 -
Feb 2 #23 Eckerd W, 55-53 1 34 3 5 8 2 1 2.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 7 at Saint Leo W, 74-71 1 34 4 7 11 0 2 0.0 0 1 1 -
Feb 14 Embry-Riddle W, 81-79 1 41 2 4 6 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 16 #16 Florida Southern W, 99-98 1 41 3 8 11 2 4 0.5 0 0 3 -
Feb 21 #2 Nova Southeastern L, 89-85 1 37 1 6 7 2 1 2.0 1 0 2 -
Feb 23 at Florida Tech W, 76-71 1 41 0 5 5 3 2 1.5 0 0 0 -
Feb 28 at Barry L, 63-62 1 37 1 5 6 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Mar 2 Tampa W, 85-70 1 33 0 3 3 1 3 0.3 1 0 3 -
Mar 7 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 75-64 1 36 3 2 5 3 2 1.5 0 1 2 -
Mar 10 vs. Florida Southern L, 74-65 1 27 2 7 9 0 2 0.0 0 0 4 -
Mar 16 vs. Alabama-Huntsville W, 81-68 1 35 1 6 7 1 1 1.0 1 0 0 -
Mar 17 vs. #14 Florida Southern W, 88-78 1 35 2 7 9 0 2 0.0 3 0 3 -
Mar 19 at #4 Nova Southeastern L, 89-74 1 39 2 7 9 1 5 0.2 0 0 4 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2017-18 27 3 20.9 3.0-6.9 43.5 0.9-2.3 37.7 3.4-4.6 74.8 10.3
2018-19 32 32 31.6 5.9-13.5 43.6 2.0-4.8 40.6 5.0-6.1 83.0 18.8
Total 59 35 26.7 4.6-10.5 43.6 1.5-3.7 39.8 4.3-5.4 79.8 14.9
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2017-18 27 3 563 81-186 43.5 23-61 37.7 92-123 74.8 277
2018-19 32 32 1012 188-431 43.6 63-155 40.6 161-194 83.0 600
Total 59 35 1575 269-617 43.6 86-216 39.8 253-317 79.8 877
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2017-18 27 3 20.9 5.8-13.2 43.5 1.6-4.3 37.7 6.5-8.7 74.8 19.7
2018-19 32 32 31.6 7.4-17.0 43.6 2.5-6.1 40.6 6.4-7.7 83.0 23.7
Total 59 35 26.7 6.8-15.7 43.6 2.2-5.5 39.8 6.4-8.1 79.8 22.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2017-18 27 3 20.9 1.9 3.2 5.1 2.4 0.0 0.9 2.2 0.4 0.4 0.1
2018-19 32 32 31.6 1.6 4.5 6.1 2.2 - 1.7 1.9 0.9 0.8 0.3
Total 59 35 26.7 1.7 3.9 5.6 2.3 0.0 1.3 2.1 0.6 0.6 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2017-18 27 3 563 50 87 137 66 1 23 60 0.4 12 4
2018-19 32 32 1012 51 143 194 70 - 53 62 0.9 25 8
Total 59 35 1575 101 230 331 136 1 76 122 0.6 37 12
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2017-18 27 3 20.9 3.6 6.2 9.7 4.7 0.1 1.6 4.3 0.4 0.9 0.3
2018-19 32 32 31.6 2.0 5.7 7.7 2.8 0.0 2.1 2.5 0.9 1.0 0.3
Total 59 35 26.7 2.6 5.8 8.4 3.5 0.0 1.9 3.1 0.6 0.9 0.3
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 32 32 31.6 5.9-13.5 43.6 2.0-4.8 40.6 5.0-6.1 83.0 18.8
Conference 20 20 33.5 6.2-14.0 44.3 2.2-5.5 40.4 5.3-6.5 82.2 19.9
Exhibition 1 1 33.0 4.0-7.0 57.1 2.0-4.0 50.0 11.0-14.0 78.6 21.0
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Home 18 18 31.7 6.2-13.7 45.5 1.9-4.7 40.0 4.7-5.7 82.5 19.1
Away 11 11 31.4 4.6-12.4 37.5 2.2-5.5 39.3 5.3-6.5 81.7 16.7
Neutral 3 3 32.3 8.3-16.3 51.0 1.7-3.0 55.6 6.0-6.7 90.0 24.3
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Wins 25 25 31.6 6.1-13.5 45.0 1.9-4.7 40.7 5.4-6.6 82.4 19.5
Losses 7 7 31.9 5.1-13.3 38.7 2.1-5.3 40.5 3.6-4.1 86.2 16.0
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November 5 5 28.0 4.4-11.4 38.6 1.4-3.8 36.8 3.6-4.2 85.7 13.8
December 5 5 21.6 3.6-8.6 41.9 2.0-4.6 43.5 4.0-5.2 76.9 13.2
January 9 9 32.7 5.2-12.2 42.7 1.8-4.9 36.4 6.4-8.2 78.4 18.7
February 7 7 37.9 7.4-17.4 42.6 2.0-5.6 35.9 4.7-5.1 91.7 21.6
March 6 6 34.2 8.2-16.5 49.5 2.7-5.0 53.3 5.3-6.2 86.5 24.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 32 32 1012 188-431 43.6 63-155 40.6 161-194 83.0 600
Conference 20 20 671 124-280 44.3 44-109 40.4 106-129 82.2 398
Exhibition 1 1 33 4-7 57.1 2-4 50.0 11-14 78.6 21
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Home 18 18 570 112-246 45.5 34-85 40.0 85-103 82.5 343
Away 11 11 345 51-136 37.5 24-61 39.3 58-71 81.7 184
Neutral 3 3 97 25-49 51.0 5-9 55.6 18-20 90.0 73
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Wins 25 25 789 152-338 45.0 48-118 40.7 136-165 82.4 488
Losses 7 7 223 36-93 38.7 15-37 40.5 25-29 86.2 112
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November 5 5 140 22-57 38.6 7-19 36.8 18-21 85.7 69
December 5 5 108 18-43 41.9 10-23 43.5 20-26 76.9 66
January 9 9 294 47-110 42.7 16-44 36.4 58-74 78.4 168
February 7 7 265 52-122 42.6 14-39 35.9 33-36 91.7 151
March 6 6 205 49-99 49.5 16-30 53.3 32-37 86.5 146
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 32 32 31.6 7.4-17.0 43.6 2.5-6.1 40.6 6.4-7.7 83.0 23.7
Conference 20 20 33.5 7.4-16.7 44.3 2.6-6.5 40.4 6.3-7.7 82.2 23.7
Exhibition 1 1 33.0 4.8-8.5 57.1 2.4-4.8 50.0 13.3-17.0 78.6 25.5
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Home 18 18 31.7 7.9-17.3 45.5 2.4-6.0 40.0 6.0-7.2 82.5 24.1
Away 11 11 31.4 5.9-15.8 37.5 2.8-7.1 39.3 6.7-8.2 81.7 21.3
Neutral 3 3 32.3 10.3-20.2 51.0 2.1-3.7 55.6 7.4-8.2 90.0 30.1
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Wins 25 25 31.6 7.7-17.1 45.0 2.4-6.0 40.7 6.9-8.4 82.4 24.7
Losses 7 7 31.9 6.5-16.7 38.7 2.7-6.6 40.5 4.5-5.2 86.2 20.1
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November 5 5 28.0 6.3-16.3 38.6 2.0-5.4 36.8 5.1-6.0 85.7 19.7
December 5 5 21.6 6.7-15.9 41.9 3.7-8.5 43.5 7.4-9.6 76.9 24.4
January 9 9 32.7 6.4-15.0 42.7 2.2-6.0 36.4 7.9-10.1 78.4 22.9
February 7 7 37.9 7.8-18.4 42.6 2.1-5.9 35.9 5.0-5.4 91.7 22.8
March 6 6 34.2 9.6-19.3 49.5 3.1-5.9 53.3 6.2-7.2 86.5 28.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 32 32 31.6 1.6 4.5 6.1 2.2 - 1.7 1.9 0.9 0.8 0.3
Conference 20 20 33.5 1.4 4.6 6.0 2.2 - 1.8 2.0 0.9 0.8 0.3
Exhibition 1 1 33.0 1.0 14.0 15.0 2.0 - 1.0 3.0 0.3 0.0 0.0
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Home 18 18 31.7 1.8 3.8 5.7 2.0 - 1.8 1.8 1.0 0.8 0.3
Away 11 11 31.4 1.2 4.9 6.1 2.5 - 1.7 2.2 0.8 0.5 0.3
Neutral 3 3 32.3 1.7 6.7 8.3 2.3 - 0.3 1.7 0.2 1.3 0.0
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Wins 25 25 31.6 1.6 4.2 5.8 1.9 - 1.9 1.8 1.0 0.8 0.3
Losses 7 7 31.9 1.4 5.4 6.9 3.1 - 0.9 2.3 0.4 0.7 0.1
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November 5 5 28.0 2.0 3.4 5.4 2.8 - 1.8 2.2 0.8 1.8 0.2
December 5 5 21.6 1.4 3.6 5.0 1.8 - 1.6 1.4 1.1 0.2 0.2
January 9 9 32.7 1.1 4.0 5.1 2.4 - 2.1 1.9 1.1 1.0 0.4
February 7 7 37.9 2.0 5.7 7.7 1.3 - 1.6 1.7 0.9 0.1 0.1
March 6 6 34.2 1.7 5.3 7.0 2.7 - 1.0 2.5 0.4 0.8 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 32 32 1012 51 143 194 70 - 53 62 0.9 25 8
Conference 20 20 671 27 92 119 44 - 36 40 0.9 16 5
Exhibition 1 1 33 1 14 15 2 - 1 3 0.3 0 0
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Home 18 18 570 33 69 102 36 - 33 33 1.0 15 5
Away 11 11 345 13 54 67 27 - 19 24 0.8 6 3
Neutral 3 3 97 5 20 25 7 - 1 5 0.2 4 0
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Wins 25 25 789 41 105 146 48 - 47 46 1.0 20 7
Losses 7 7 223 10 38 48 22 - 6 16 0.4 5 1
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November 5 5 140 10 17 27 14 - 9 11 0.8 9 1
December 5 5 108 7 18 25 9 - 8 7 1.1 1 1
January 9 9 294 10 36 46 22 - 19 17 1.1 9 4
February 7 7 265 14 40 54 9 - 11 12 0.9 1 1
March 6 6 205 10 32 42 16 - 6 15 0.4 5 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 32 32 31.6 2.0 5.7 7.7 2.8 0.0 2.1 2.5 0.9 1.0 0.3
Conference 20 20 33.5 1.6 5.5 7.1 2.6 0.0 2.1 2.4 0.9 1.0 0.3
Exhibition 1 1 33.0 1.2 17.0 18.2 2.4 0.0 1.2 3.6 0.3 0.0 0.0
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Home 18 18 31.7 2.3 4.8 7.2 2.5 0.0 2.3 2.3 1.0 1.1 0.4
Away 11 11 31.4 1.5 6.3 7.8 3.1 0.0 2.2 2.8 0.8 0.7 0.3
Neutral 3 3 32.3 2.1 8.2 10.3 2.9 0.0 0.4 2.1 0.2 1.6 0.0
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Wins 25 25 31.6 2.1 5.3 7.4 2.4 0.0 2.4 2.3 1.0 1.0 0.4
Losses 7 7 31.9 1.8 6.8 8.6 3.9 0.0 1.1 2.9 0.4 0.9 0.2
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November 5 5 28.0 2.9 4.9 7.7 4.0 0.0 2.6 3.1 0.8 2.6 0.3
December 5 5 21.6 2.6 6.7 9.3 3.3 0.0 3.0 2.6 1.1 0.4 0.4
January 9 9 32.7 1.4 4.9 6.3 3.0 0.0 2.6 2.3 1.1 1.2 0.5
February 7 7 37.9 2.1 6.0 8.2 1.4 0.0 1.7 1.8 0.9 0.2 0.2
March 6 6 34.2 2.0 6.2 8.2 3.1 0.0 1.2 2.9 0.4 1.0 0.2