0 Sa'eed Nelson
0 Sa'eed Nelson
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Pleasantville, N.J.
High School: Saint Augustine Prep
Position: G
gp 30
pts/g 19.8
fg % 50.8
3pt % 30.6
ft % 71.8
reb/g 5.6
a/g 5.2

2017-2018 (Sophomore): Second-Team All-Patriot League…Started all 29 games at point guard as a sophomore…Finished fourth in the PL in total minutes played (1,084) and first in minutes per game (37.8) …Played 40 or more minutes in eight games… finished second in PL in points (538) and points per game (18.6), and led AU in both categories … finished second in PL, and first in AU, in assists per game (5.1) … finished third in PL, and first in AU, in steals (52) and steals per game (1.8) … scored in double figures in 28 of 29 games … shot 44% from the field and 68 percent from the line … … posted season, PL first round, high 41 points on 14-20 from the field and shot 90% from the line with nine assists at Lafayette (3/27) … posted five consecutive 20+ point games Wagner (11/18), New Hampshire (11/21), VMI, (11/25), St. Francis (Pa.) (11/29), and Maryland-Eastern Shore (12/2) … contributed 19 points, eight rebounds, and six assists vs Mount St. Mary’s (12/18) … Had 20 points and seven assists in a home win against Loyola (Maryland.) … added 24 points seven assists in an away loss to Colgate (1/27) … paced the Eagles with 21 points and nine points in a road loss to Army West Point (2/3) … dropped 31 points on the road loss at Loyola (Maryland.) (2/10).

2016-17 (Freshman): Patriot League All-Rookie Team … three-time Patriot League "The Rock" Rookie of the Week (11/28, 12/12, 1/10) … three-time GEICO Student-Athlete of the Week ( 11/27, 12/11, 1/8) … started all 30 games at point guard as a freshman … finished third in the NCAA in minutes played (1,135) and minutes per game (37.8) …  Played 40 or more minutes in 14 games … led the team in scoring, averaging14.9 points per game … led the Patriot League in steals per game (2.4) …second on the squad in rebounds with 4.4 per contest … led the team in assists with 82 and dished out 2.7 per contest … scored in double figures in 25 of 30 games … shot 44 percent from the field and 56 percent from the line … scored a season-best 24 points in back-to-back home games against Wagner (11/22) and Saint Francis (Pa.) (11/26) … contributed seven rebounds and four steals against Saint Francis (Pa.) (11/26) …  scored 12 points in his collegiate debut at Maryland (11/11) … had five assists in a road loss at Texas A&M (11/14) … added 21 points in a home loss to New Hampshire (12/6) … dropped 22 points, nine rebounds, five assists and four steals against Youngstown St. (12/10) … had eight rebounds on the road at Lehigh (1/8) … pulled down seven rebounds and had five assists at Boston U (1/11) … Had 20 points, six rebounds and five assists in a three-point loss to Boston U. (2/8) … Paced the Eagles with 19 points in a road win at Navy (2/22). 

High School: Named the 2016 Daily Journal and Courier Post Player of the Year … 2016 South Jersey Player and Guard of the Year … 2015 Atlantic City Press Player of the Year… Sa'eed was coached by Paul Rodio, the all-time winningest coach in South Jersey, who also coached AU assistant coach Scott Greenman… as a junior, Nelson’s team went 27-2. He averaged 18.5 points and 7.8 assists per game … selected to the All-South Jersey First Team and All-New Jersey Third Team … in the Cape-Atlantic Championship game, Nelson scored 27 points and had 10 assists.

Personal: Son of Jeffery and Rashidah Nelson. 

Brennan on Nelson: Sa'eed is a fast, play-making point guard, with an exceptional feel for the game. Playing at a program like St. Augustine's Prep is the best preparation a high school player could have in order to contribute as a college freshman.

Recent Games
Feb 16 Colgate L, 83-81
Feb 20 at Lafayette L, 70-68
Feb 24 at Army West Point W, 77-66
Feb 27 Lehigh L, 80-66
Mar 2 at Holy Cross W, 86-66
Mar 7 Navy L, 60-56
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 30 18
Games started 30 18
Minutes 1095 667
Minutes per game 36.5 37.1
FG 203-400 129-241
FG Pct 50.8 53.5
3PT 26-85 9-37
3PT Pct 30.6 24.3
FT 163-227 104-139
FT Pct 71.8 74.8
Off rebounds 29 18
Def rebounds 138 82
Total rebounds 167 100
Rebounds per game 5.6 5.6
Personal fouls 69 39
Disqualifications 2 1
Assists 155 101
Turnovers 109 72
Assist to turnover ratio 1.4 1.4
Steals 71 47
Blocks 16 12
Points 595 371
Points per game 19.8 20.6
Points per 40 min 21.7 22.2
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 9 at George Mason W, 78-75 1 42 9-17 52.9 0-1 0.0 6-11 54.5 24
Nov 12 at Northwestern L, 63-51 1 37 3-14 21.4 1-5 20.0 3-4 75.0 10
Nov 16 New Hampshire W, 68-44 1 26 6-11 54.5 0-1 0.0 2-3 66.7 14
Nov 24 at UMBC W, 73-69 1 31 7-13 53.8 3-5 60.0 1-2 50.0 18
Nov 27 at VMI W, 74-64 1 39 8-13 61.5 3-6 50.0 7-9 77.8 26
Nov 30 Wagner L, 64-58 1 40 6-10 60.0 2-6 33.3 8-13 61.5 22
Dec 4 St. Francis (Pa.) W, 95-82 1 34 6-10 60.0 1-2 50.0 4-6 66.7 17
Dec 8 at Howard L, 85-83 1 40 4-14 28.6 2-4 50.0 13-14 92.9 23
Dec 18 Mount St. Mary's L, 56-55 1 40 11-21 52.4 0-4 0.0 1-4 25.0 23
Dec 22 Md.-East. Shore W, 82-58 1 33 2-7 28.6 0-2 0.0 7-10 70.0 11
Dec 29 at George Washington L, 71-67 1 26 3-10 30.0 0-3 0.0 1-4 25.0 7
Jan 2 Boston U. W, 86-74 1 34 11-16 68.8 0-1 0.0 8-9 88.9 30
Jan 6 at Colgate L, 73-69 1 39 7-13 53.8 1-2 50.0 3-6 50.0 18
Jan 9 Navy W, 71-63 1 40 7-14 50.0 0-3 0.0 11-12 91.7 25
Jan 12 at Bucknell L, 55-54 1 37 6-17 35.3 0-3 0.0 6-9 66.7 18
Jan 16 at Lehigh L, 83-76 1 37 10-19 52.6 1-3 33.3 5-7 71.4 26
Jan 19 Lafayette L, 84-79 1 44 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 10-14 71.4 18
Jan 23 at Boston U. W, 70-66 1 37 9-12 75.0 1-2 50.0 7-9 77.8 26
Jan 26 Bucknell W, 76-68 1 35 6-11 54.5 1-2 50.0 7-12 58.3 20
Jan 30 at Loyola (Md.) W, 74-68 1 36 2-10 20.0 1-1 100.0 5-8 62.5 10
Feb 2 Holy Cross W, 66-49 1 34 6-11 54.5 0-1 0.0 3-3 100.0 15
Feb 6 at Navy L, 77-67 1 33 9-14 64.3 1-4 25.0 5-8 62.5 24
Feb 9 Army West Point W, 71-68 1 38 4-14 28.6 0-2 0.0 3-3 100.0 11
Feb 13 Loyola (Md.) L, 86-84 1 40 8-9 88.9 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 20
Feb 16 Colgate L, 83-81 1 41 9-17 52.9 1-3 33.3 8-9 88.9 27
Feb 20 at Lafayette L, 70-68 1 38 7-14 50.0 1-3 33.3 7-10 70.0 22
Feb 24 at Army West Point W, 77-66 1 34 10-15 66.7 1-3 33.3 5-7 71.4 26
Feb 27 Lehigh L, 80-66 1 34 6-15 40.0 0-3 0.0 2-4 50.0 14
Mar 2 at Holy Cross W, 86-66 1 36 8-11 72.7 0-1 0.0 5-5 100.0 21
Mar 7 Navy L, 60-56 1 40 9-19 47.4 5-9 55.6 6-8 75.0 29
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 9 at George Mason W, 78-75 1 42 2 2 4 4 2 2.0 4 0 2 -
Nov 12 at Northwestern L, 63-51 1 37 2 7 9 5 7 0.7 1 0 1 -
Nov 16 New Hampshire W, 68-44 1 26 0 5 5 2 3 0.7 4 1 2 -
Nov 24 at UMBC W, 73-69 1 31 1 6 7 4 3 1.3 0 1 3 0
Nov 27 at VMI W, 74-64 1 39 0 4 4 3 4 0.8 1 0 3 -
Nov 30 Wagner L, 64-58 1 40 0 8 8 5 4 1.3 4 0 3 -
Dec 4 St. Francis (Pa.) W, 95-82 1 34 1 5 6 12 2 6.0 2 0 4 -
Dec 8 at Howard L, 85-83 1 40 2 3 5 2 3 0.7 1 1 3 -
Dec 18 Mount St. Mary's L, 56-55 1 40 1 5 6 3 1 3.0 2 0 0 -
Dec 22 Md.-East. Shore W, 82-58 1 33 2 5 7 11 2 5.5 2 1 1 -
Dec 29 at George Washington L, 71-67 1 26 0 3 3 1 6 0.2 1 0 5 1
Jan 2 Boston U. W, 86-74 1 34 1 3 4 6 7 0.9 2 0 1 0
Jan 6 at Colgate L, 73-69 1 39 0 3 3 4 3 1.3 3 0 3 -
Jan 9 Navy W, 71-63 1 40 1 4 5 4 2 2.0 2 2 1 0
Jan 12 at Bucknell L, 55-54 1 37 2 4 6 7 6 1.2 2 0 1 -
Jan 16 at Lehigh L, 83-76 1 37 1 7 8 5 5 1.0 2 0 1 -
Jan 19 Lafayette L, 84-79 1 44 2 4 6 5 5 1.0 4 0 2 0
Jan 23 at Boston U. W, 70-66 1 37 1 3 4 6 2 3.0 5 2 0 -
Jan 26 Bucknell W, 76-68 1 35 0 3 3 4 5 0.8 2 0 4 0
Jan 30 at Loyola (Md.) W, 74-68 1 36 1 4 5 6 7 0.9 5 0 3 -
Feb 2 Holy Cross W, 66-49 1 34 1 6 7 9 0 - 3 2 1 -
Feb 6 at Navy L, 77-67 1 33 2 7 9 6 5 1.2 0 1 4 -
Feb 9 Army West Point W, 71-68 1 38 2 7 9 11 1 11.0 1 3 3 0
Feb 13 Loyola (Md.) L, 86-84 1 40 0 1 1 8 2 4.0 2 0 3 -
Feb 16 Colgate L, 83-81 1 41 1 5 6 4 7 0.6 3 1 1 0
Feb 20 at Lafayette L, 70-68 1 38 1 6 7 3 2 1.5 4 0 3 -
Feb 24 at Army West Point W, 77-66 1 34 1 4 5 5 3 1.7 3 0 1 0
Feb 27 Lehigh L, 80-66 1 34 1 3 4 1 6 0.2 2 1 5 1
Mar 2 at Holy Cross W, 86-66 1 36 0 8 8 7 4 1.8 2 0 2 -
Mar 7 Navy L, 60-56 1 40 0 3 3 2 0 - 2 0 3 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 30 30 37.8 5.5-12.4 44.1 0.6-2.9 21.8 3.3-5.9 56.2 14.9
2017-18 29 29 37.0 6.6-14.9 44.3 1.0-3.3 29.2 4.4-6.5 68.1 18.6
2018-19 30 30 36.5 6.8-13.3 50.8 0.9-2.8 30.6 5.4-7.6 71.8 19.8
2019-20 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 89 89 37.1 6.3-13.5 46.4 0.8-3.0 27.2 4.4-6.7 65.9 17.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 30 30 1135 164-372 44.1 19-87 21.8 100-178 56.2 447
2017-18 29 29 1074 191-431 44.3 28-96 29.2 128-188 68.1 538
2018-19 30 30 1095 203-400 50.8 26-85 30.6 163-227 71.8 595
2019-20 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Total 89 89 3304 558-1203 46.4 73-268 27.2 391-593 65.9 1580
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 30 30 37.8 5.8-13.1 44.1 0.7-3.1 21.8 3.5-6.3 56.2 15.8
2017-18 29 29 37.0 7.1-16.1 44.3 1.0-3.6 29.2 4.8-7.0 68.1 20.0
2018-19 30 30 36.5 7.4-14.6 50.8 0.9-3.1 30.6 6.0-8.3 71.8 21.7
2019-20 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 89 89 37.1 6.8-14.6 46.4 0.9-3.2 27.2 4.7-7.2 65.9 19.1
  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 30 30 37.8 0.7 3.8 4.4 2.7 0.0 2.7 2.9 1.0 2.4 0.1
2017-18 29 29 37.0 0.9 2.7 3.6 2.7 0.0 5.1 3.8 1.3 1.8 0.2
2018-19 30 30 36.5 1.0 4.6 5.6 2.3 0.1 5.2 3.6 1.4 2.4 0.5
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 89 89 37.1 0.8 3.7 4.5 2.6 0.0 4.3 3.4 1.3 2.2 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 30 30 1135 20 113 133 82 1 82 86 1.0 72 4
2017-18 29 29 1074 25 79 104 77 1 147 109 1.3 52 5
2018-19 30 30 1095 29 138 167 69 2 155 109 1.4 71 16
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 89 89 3304 74 330 404 228 4 384 304 1.3 195 25
  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 30 30 37.8 0.7 4.0 4.7 2.9 0.0 2.9 3.0 1.0 2.5 0.1
2017-18 29 29 37.0 0.9 2.9 3.9 2.9 0.0 5.5 4.1 1.3 1.9 0.2
2018-19 30 30 36.5 1.1 5.0 6.1 2.5 0.1 5.7 4.0 1.4 2.6 0.6
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 89 89 37.1 0.9 4.0 4.9 2.8 0.0 4.6 3.7 1.3 2.4 0.3
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 30 30 36.5 6.8-13.3 50.8 0.9-2.8 30.6 5.4-7.6 71.8 19.8
Conference 18 18 37.1 7.2-13.4 53.5 0.5-2.1 24.3 5.8-7.7 74.8 20.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 15 36.9 6.7-12.9 52.1 0.7-2.6 25.6 5.6-7.6 73.7 19.7
Away 15 15 36.1 6.8-13.7 49.5 1.1-3.1 34.8 5.3-7.5 69.9 19.9
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 15 15 35.3 6.7-12.3 54.6 0.7-2.2 33.3 5.4-7.3 74.3 19.6
Losses 15 15 37.7 6.8-14.3 47.4 1.0-3.5 28.8 5.5-7.9 69.5 20.1
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November 6 6 35.8 6.5-13.0 50.0 1.5-4.0 37.5 4.5-7.0 64.3 19.0
December 5 5 34.6 5.2-12.4 41.9 0.6-3.0 20.0 5.2-7.6 68.4 16.2
January 9 9 37.7 6.9-13.4 51.2 0.6-1.9 29.4 6.9-9.6 72.1 21.2
February 8 8 36.5 7.4-13.6 54.1 0.5-2.4 21.1 4.6-6.0 77.1 19.9
March 2 2 38.0 8.5-15.0 56.7 2.5-5.0 50.0 5.5-6.5 84.6 25.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 30 30 1095 203-400 50.8 26-85 30.6 163-227 71.8 595
Conference 18 18 667 129-241 53.5 9-37 24.3 104-139 74.8 371
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 15 15 553 101-194 52.1 10-39 25.6 84-114 73.7 296
Away 15 15 542 102-206 49.5 16-46 34.8 79-113 69.9 299
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 15 15 529 101-185 54.6 11-33 33.3 81-109 74.3 294
Losses 15 15 566 102-215 47.4 15-52 28.8 82-118 69.5 301
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November 6 6 215 39-78 50.0 9-24 37.5 27-42 64.3 114
December 5 5 173 26-62 41.9 3-15 20.0 26-38 68.4 81
January 9 9 339 62-121 51.2 5-17 29.4 62-86 72.1 191
February 8 8 292 59-109 54.1 4-19 21.1 37-48 77.1 159
March 2 2 76 17-30 56.7 5-10 50.0 11-13 84.6 50
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 30 30 36.5 7.4-14.6 50.8 0.9-3.1 30.6 6.0-8.3 71.8 21.7
Conference 18 18 37.1 7.7-14.5 53.5 0.5-2.2 24.3 6.2-8.3 74.8 22.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 15 36.9 7.3-14.0 52.1 0.7-2.8 25.6 6.1-8.2 73.7 21.4
Away 15 15 36.1 7.5-15.2 49.5 1.2-3.4 34.8 5.8-8.3 69.9 22.1
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 15 15 35.3 7.6-14.0 54.6 0.8-2.5 33.3 6.1-8.2 74.3 22.2
Losses 15 15 37.7 7.2-15.2 47.4 1.1-3.7 28.8 5.8-8.3 69.5 21.3
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November 6 6 35.8 7.3-14.5 50.0 1.7-4.5 37.5 5.0-7.8 64.3 21.2
December 5 5 34.6 6.0-14.3 41.9 0.7-3.5 20.0 6.0-8.8 68.4 18.7
January 9 9 37.7 7.3-14.3 51.2 0.6-2.0 29.4 7.3-10.1 72.1 22.5
February 8 8 36.5 8.1-14.9 54.1 0.5-2.6 21.1 5.1-6.6 77.1 21.8
March 2 2 38.0 8.9-15.8 56.7 2.6-5.3 50.0 5.8-6.8 84.6 26.3
  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 36.5 1.0 4.6 5.6 2.3 0.1 5.2 3.6 1.4 2.4 0.5
Conference 18 18 37.1 1.0 4.6 5.6 2.2 0.1 5.6 4.0 1.4 2.6 0.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 15 36.9 0.9 4.5 5.3 2.3 0.1 5.8 3.1 1.9 2.5 0.7
Away 15 15 36.1 1.1 4.7 5.8 2.3 0.1 4.5 4.1 1.1 2.3 0.3
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 15 15 35.3 0.9 4.6 5.5 2.1 0.0 6.3 3.1 2.0 2.5 0.8
Losses 15 15 37.7 1.0 4.6 5.6 2.5 0.1 4.1 4.1 1.0 2.2 0.3
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November 6 6 35.8 0.8 5.3 6.2 2.3 0.0 3.8 3.8 1.0 2.3 0.3
December 5 5 34.6 1.2 4.2 5.4 2.6 0.2 5.8 2.8 2.1 1.6 0.4
January 9 9 37.7 1.0 3.9 4.9 1.8 0.0 5.2 4.7 1.1 3.0 0.4
February 8 8 36.5 1.1 4.9 6.0 2.6 0.1 5.9 3.3 1.8 2.3 1.0
March 2 2 38.0 0.0 5.5 5.5 2.5 0.0 4.5 2.0 2.3 2.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 30 30 1095 29 138 167 69 2 155 109 1.4 71 16
Conference 18 18 667 18 82 100 39 1 101 72 1.4 47 12
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 15 553 13 67 80 34 1 87 47 1.9 37 11
Away 15 15 542 16 71 87 35 1 68 62 1.1 34 5
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 15 15 529 14 69 83 31 0 94 47 2.0 38 12
Losses 15 15 566 15 69 84 38 2 61 62 1.0 33 4
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November 6 6 215 5 32 37 14 0 23 23 1.0 14 2
December 5 5 173 6 21 27 13 1 29 14 2.1 8 2
January 9 9 339 9 35 44 16 0 47 42 1.1 27 4
February 8 8 292 9 39 48 21 1 47 26 1.8 18 8
March 2 2 76 0 11 11 5 0 9 4 2.3 4 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 30 30 36.5 1.1 5.0 6.1 2.5 0.1 5.7 4.0 1.4 2.6 0.6
Conference 18 18 37.1 1.1 4.9 6.0 2.3 0.1 6.1 4.3 1.4 2.8 0.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 15 36.9 0.9 4.8 5.8 2.5 0.1 6.3 3.4 1.9 2.7 0.8
Away 15 15 36.1 1.2 5.2 6.4 2.6 0.1 5.0 4.6 1.1 2.5 0.4
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 15 15 35.3 1.1 5.2 6.3 2.3 0.0 7.1 3.6 2.0 2.9 0.9
Losses 15 15 37.7 1.1 4.9 5.9 2.7 0.1 4.3 4.4 1.0 2.3 0.3
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November 6 6 35.8 0.9 6.0 6.9 2.6 0.0 4.3 4.3 1.0 2.6 0.4
December 5 5 34.6 1.4 4.9 6.2 3.0 0.2 6.7 3.2 2.1 1.8 0.5
January 9 9 37.7 1.1 4.1 5.2 1.9 0.0 5.5 5.0 1.1 3.2 0.5
February 8 8 36.5 1.2 5.3 6.6 2.9 0.1 6.4 3.6 1.8 2.5 1.1
March 2 2 38.0 0.0 5.8 5.8 2.6 0.0 4.7 2.1 2.3 2.1 0.0