1 Diante Wood
1 - Diante Wood
Height: 6-4
Weight: 210
Year: So.
Hometown: Anniston, Ala.
Position: G
Previous School: Alabama/Jacksonville
gp 25
pts/g 6.8
fg % 45.6
3pt % 0.0
ft % 65.0
reb/g 3.2
a/g 1.7

2020-21 (Sophomore – Jacksonville): Wood played in the first seven of the games of the season, making one start and averaging 22.1 minutes per contest before entering the transfer portal… averaged 12.4 points, 3.9 rebounds, 1.6 assists, and 0.7 steals per game… shot 44.6 percent from the field and 73.7 percent from the free-throw line… scored a season-high 18 points twice, at Georgia (Dec. 4) on 7-for-14 shooting, and again in his first career start, against Florida National (Dec. 9) on 8-for-13 shooting… also corralled a season-best 12 rebounds and four dimes against Florida National, recording his first career double-double… posted season-high marks of four assists and three steals against Presbyterian (Dec. 2)… scored in double figures in five of his seven games, including four contests with 15+ points… a mid-year addition to the Tech squad, sat out the spring semester due to NCAA transfer rules.

2019-20 (R-Freshman – Jacksonville): Wood appeared in each of his team’s 32 games on the year, playing 15.6 minutes of action per game… averaged 6.6 points, 3.2 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 0.6 steals per game… shot 50.0 percent from the field and 56.5 percent from the charity stripe… ranked second on the team in field goal percentage and second in offensive rebounds with 49… dropped a season-high 27 points in the Dolphins’ season finale at North Florida (Mar. 3), snagging seven rebounds and hitting a season-high 13 free throws on 18 attempts… hauled in a season-best 11 rebounds against Middle Georgia State (Dec. 14)… scored in double figures nine times on the year, including each of the final three games of the season… collected five or more rebounds in seven games… shot an impressive 63.0 percent from the floor over the final three games of the year.

2018-19 (Freshman – Alabama): Wood sat out the 2018-19 season as a redshirt due to injury.

High School: Wood was a four-year letterwinner under head coach Raphael Graves at Sacred Heart Catholic High School… helped lead Sacred Heart to four straight AHSAA 1A State titles, just the fifth program in history to accomplish the feat… named ASWA 1A Player of the Year as a sophomore, junior and senior, beating out current teammate John Pettway for the honor in 2016… finished as the runner-up for the Mr. Basketball Award in 2018… averaged 23.2 points, 12.4 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game as a senior, leading to ASWA All-State First Team and AL.com Super All-State First Team honors… hit a 15-foot, fall-away jumper at the buzzer to force overtime in the AHSAA 1A state title game in which SHCHS won its fourth consecutive championship… named the tournament’s MVP… represented one of just 12 players in the state to earn an invite to the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game… as a junior, averaged 18.6 points, 9.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists on his way to ASWA All-State First Team and AL.com Super All-State First Team accolades… clinched MVP honors in the state tournament after posting 27 points, six rebounds, five steals, four assists and four blocks in the title game… earned an invitation to the Alabama North/South All-Star Game in 2017… during his sophomore season, averaged 20.9 points, 11.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 4.0 blocks per game while racking up three 40-point games… earned ASWA All-State First Team honors and an AL.com Super All-State Second Team nod… claimed tournament MVP honors after dropping 30 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks in the championship contest… collected ASWA All-State First Team and AL.com Super All-State Honorable Mention honors following his freshman campaign… rated a four-star recruit, the No. 1 prospect in the state of Alabama and the 22nd-best shooting guard in the nation by ESPN.

Personal: Son of Alina and Christopher Wood… born November 29, 1998… full name is Diante Wood… older brother, Christian, played basketball at UNLV (2013-15) and is currently a member of the NBA’s Houston Rockets.

Academic: Majoring in interdisciplinary studies… named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll once.

Recent Games
Feb 17 Southeast Missouri W, 98-94
Feb 19 at Austin Peay W, 73-69
Feb 24 Tennessee State L, 92-56
Feb 26 UT Martin W, 88-75
Mar 2 vs. Austin Peay W, 78-51
Mar 3 vs. Morehead State L, 73-56
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 25 10
Games started 16 2
Minutes 529 190
Minutes per game 21.2 19.0
FG 72-158 30-59
FG Pct 45.6 50.8
3PT 0-10 0-2
3PT Pct 0.0 0.0
FT 26-40 12-19
FT Pct 65.0 63.2
Off rebounds 28 9
Def rebounds 53 19
Total rebounds 81 28
Rebounds per game 3.2 2.8
Personal fouls 43 20
Disqualifications 2 1
Assists 42 10
Turnovers 36 12
Assist to turnover ratio 1.2 0.8
Steals 20 6
Blocks 4 3
Points 170 72
Points per game 6.8 7.2
Points per 40 min 12.9 15.2
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 28 Berea W, 104-63 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at #12 Memphis L, 89-65 - 20 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Nov 14 Oakwood W, 109-68 1 21 2-5 40.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Nov 16 at Chattanooga L, 69-62 1 26 2-11 18.2 0-3 0.0 3-4 75.0 7
Nov 18 vs. UNC Asheville L, 61-55 1 28 6-8 75.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 14
Nov 23 Lipscomb W, 88-77 1 25 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 9
Nov 26 at #15 Tennessee L, 80-69 1 27 2-8 25.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 5
Nov 30 Chattanooga L, 82-65 1 18 2-6 33.3 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 5
Dec 4 at Evansville L, 59-51 1 25 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 4
Dec 8 at Western Carolina L, 74-69 1 22 1-7 14.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Dec 11 Troy L, 75-72 1 26 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 16 Kentucky Christian   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 16 Montreat College W, 117-60 1 12 3-5 60.0 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 7
Dec 18 at Wright State L, 72-63 1 18 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Dec 21 at Cincinnati L, 76-67 1 21 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Jan 13 at Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 at Belmont L, 92-77 - 17 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 5
Jan 15 at UT Martin W, 76-70 - 4 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 17 at Tennessee State L, 80-64 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 20 SIUE W, 94-76 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 at Murray State L, 79-53 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Murray State L, 80-75 - 24 6-6 100.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 14
Jan 29 Austin Peay L, 58-55 - 14 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 2
Jan 31 Morehead State L, 70-56 - 20 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Feb 3 at Morehead State L, 75-68 - 23 2-8 25.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Feb 5 Belmont L, 100-92 - 22 6-8 75.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 12
Feb 7 Eastern Illinois W, 84-58 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Eastern Illinois W, 73-62 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 at SIUE L, 61-60 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 Southeast Missouri W, 98-94 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Austin Peay W, 73-69 1 24 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 4
Feb 24 Tennessee State L, 92-56 1 16 2-7 28.6 0-2 0.0 2-3 66.7 6
Feb 26 UT Martin W, 88-75 - 26 6-10 60.0 0-0 - 5-5 100.0 17
Mar 2 vs. Austin Peay W, 78-51 1 26 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 9
Mar 3 vs. Morehead State L, 73-56 1 24 4-9 44.4 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 8
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 28 Berea W, 104-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at #12 Memphis L, 89-65 - 20 2 2 4 1 2 0.5 0 0 0 -
Nov 14 Oakwood W, 109-68 1 21 2 4 6 5 3 1.7 1 0 1 -
Nov 16 at Chattanooga L, 69-62 1 26 4 1 5 3 1 3.0 3 0 0 -
Nov 18 vs. UNC Asheville L, 61-55 1 28 2 1 3 2 3 0.7 1 0 4 -
Nov 23 Lipscomb W, 88-77 1 25 2 0 2 2 1 2.0 1 0 1 -
Nov 26 at #15 Tennessee L, 80-69 1 27 2 1 3 0 3 0.0 2 0 3 -
Nov 30 Chattanooga L, 82-65 1 18 0 1 1 2 0 - 1 0 5 1
Dec 4 at Evansville L, 59-51 1 25 0 7 7 1 3 0.3 1 0 2 -
Dec 8 at Western Carolina L, 74-69 1 22 2 2 4 1 0 - 0 1 1 -
Dec 11 Troy L, 75-72 1 26 0 2 2 5 1 5.0 2 0 1 -
Dec 16 Kentucky Christian   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 16 Montreat College W, 117-60 1 12 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 1 0 0 -
Dec 18 at Wright State L, 72-63 1 18 2 2 4 3 2 1.5 1 0 2 -
Dec 21 at Cincinnati L, 76-67 1 21 0 3 3 1 2 0.5 0 0 1 -
Jan 13 at Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 at Belmont L, 92-77 - 17 0 2 2 2 2 1.0 0 0 4 0
Jan 15 at UT Martin W, 76-70 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 -
Jan 17 at Tennessee State L, 80-64 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 20 SIUE W, 94-76 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 at Murray State L, 79-53 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Murray State L, 80-75 - 24 2 0 2 0 1 0.0 3 0 1 -
Jan 29 Austin Peay L, 58-55 - 14 3 1 4 0 1 0.0 1 0 5 1
Jan 31 Morehead State L, 70-56 - 20 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 1 0 0 -
Feb 3 at Morehead State L, 75-68 - 23 0 1 1 3 3 1.0 1 0 2 -
Feb 5 Belmont L, 100-92 - 22 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Feb 7 Eastern Illinois W, 84-58 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Eastern Illinois W, 73-62 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 at SIUE L, 61-60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 Southeast Missouri W, 98-94 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Austin Peay W, 73-69 1 24 0 4 4 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 24 Tennessee State L, 92-56 1 16 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 26 UT Martin W, 88-75 - 26 2 6 8 3 2 1.5 0 2 2 -
Mar 2 vs. Austin Peay W, 78-51 1 26 0 3 3 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Mar 3 vs. Morehead State L, 73-56 1 24 1 4 5 3 1 3.0 0 0 1 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2021-22 25 16 21.2 2.9-6.3 45.6 0.0-0.4 0.0 1.0-1.6 65.0 6.8
2022-23 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 25 16 21.2 2.9-6.3 45.6 0.0-0.4 0.0 1.0-1.6 65.0 6.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2021-22 25 16 529 72-158 45.6 0-10 0.0 26-40 65.0 170
2022-23 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Total 25 16 529 72-158 45.6 0-10 0.0 26-40 65.0 170
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2021-22 25 16 21.2 5.4-11.9 45.6 0.0-0.8 0.0 2.0-3.0 65.0 12.9
2022-23 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 25 16 21.2 5.4-11.9 45.6 0.0-0.8 0.0 2.0-3.0 65.0 12.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2021-22 25 16 21.2 1.1 2.1 3.2 1.7 0.1 1.7 1.4 1.2 0.8 0.2
2022-23 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 25 16 21.2 1.1 2.1 3.2 1.7 0.1 1.7 1.4 1.2 0.8 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2021-22 25 16 529 28 53 81 43 2 42 36 1.2 20 4
2022-23 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 25 16 529 28 53 81 43 2 42 36 1.2 20 4
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2021-22 25 16 21.2 2.1 4.0 6.1 3.3 0.2 3.2 2.7 1.2 1.5 0.3
2022-23 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 25 16 21.2 2.1 4.0 6.1 3.3 0.2 3.2 2.7 1.2 1.5 0.3
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 25 16 21.2 2.9-6.3 45.6 0.0-0.4 0.0 1.0-1.6 65.0 6.8
Conference 10 2 19.0 3.0-5.9 50.8 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.2-1.9 63.2 7.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 11 6 20.4 3.3-6.3 52.2 0.0-0.5 0.0 1.2-1.7 68.4 7.7
Away 11 7 20.6 2.0-6.0 33.3 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.9-1.6 55.6 4.9
Neutral 3 3 26.0 4.7-7.7 60.9 0.0-0.7 0.0 1.0-1.0 100.0 10.3
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Wins 7 5 19.7 3.0-5.7 52.5 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.1-1.6 72.7 7.1
Losses 18 11 21.7 2.8-6.6 43.2 0.0-0.4 0.0 1.0-1.6 62.1 6.7
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November 7 6 23.6 3.0-7.6 39.6 0.0-0.9 0.0 1.4-1.9 76.9 7.4
December 6 6 20.7 2.2-5.2 41.9 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.5-1.2 42.9 4.8
January 5 - 15.8 2.4-4.2 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.4 57.1 5.6
February 5 2 22.2 3.6-7.6 47.4 0.0-0.4 0.0 1.6-2.4 66.7 8.8
March 2 2 25.0 4.0-7.5 53.3 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.5-0.5 100.0 8.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 25 16 529 72-158 45.6 0-10 0.0 26-40 65.0 170
Conference 10 2 190 30-59 50.8 0-2 0.0 12-19 63.2 72
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 11 6 224 36-69 52.2 0-5 0.0 13-19 68.4 85
Away 11 7 227 22-66 33.3 0-3 0.0 10-18 55.6 54
Neutral 3 3 78 14-23 60.9 0-2 0.0 3-3 100.0 31
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Wins 7 5 138 21-40 52.5 0-2 0.0 8-11 72.7 50
Losses 18 11 391 51-118 43.2 0-8 0.0 18-29 62.1 120
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November 7 6 165 21-53 39.6 0-6 0.0 10-13 76.9 52
December 6 6 124 13-31 41.9 0-1 0.0 3-7 42.9 29
January 5 - 79 12-21 57.1 0-0 - 4-7 57.1 28
February 5 2 111 18-38 47.4 0-2 0.0 8-12 66.7 44
March 2 2 50 8-15 53.3 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 17
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 25 16 21.2 5.4-11.9 45.6 0.0-0.8 0.0 2.0-3.0 65.0 12.9
Conference 10 2 19.0 6.3-12.4 50.8 0.0-0.4 0.0 2.5-4.0 63.2 15.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 11 6 20.4 6.4-12.3 52.2 0.0-0.9 0.0 2.3-3.4 68.4 15.2
Away 11 7 20.6 3.9-11.6 33.3 0.0-0.5 0.0 1.8-3.2 55.6 9.5
Neutral 3 3 26.0 7.2-11.8 60.9 0.0-1.0 0.0 1.5-1.5 100.0 15.9
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Wins 7 5 19.7 6.1-11.6 52.5 0.0-0.6 0.0 2.3-3.2 72.7 14.5
Losses 18 11 21.7 5.2-12.1 43.2 0.0-0.8 0.0 1.8-3.0 62.1 12.3
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November 7 6 23.6 5.1-12.8 39.6 0.0-1.5 0.0 2.4-3.2 76.9 12.6
December 6 6 20.7 4.2-10.0 41.9 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.0-2.3 42.9 9.4
January 5 - 15.8 6.1-10.6 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-3.5 57.1 14.2
February 5 2 22.2 6.5-13.7 47.4 0.0-0.7 0.0 2.9-4.3 66.7 15.9
March 2 2 25.0 6.4-12.0 53.3 0.0-0.8 0.0 0.8-0.8 100.0 13.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 25 16 21.2 1.1 2.1 3.2 1.7 0.1 1.7 1.4 1.2 0.8 0.2
Conference 10 2 19.0 0.9 1.9 2.8 2.0 0.1 1.0 1.2 0.8 0.6 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 6 20.4 1.2 1.8 3.0 1.7 0.2 1.8 1.2 1.5 1.0 0.2
Away 11 7 20.6 1.1 2.3 3.4 1.6 0.0 1.5 1.7 0.8 0.7 0.2
Neutral 3 3 26.0 1.0 2.7 3.7 2.0 - 2.0 1.3 1.5 0.3 0.0
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Wins 7 5 19.7 0.9 2.6 3.4 1.1 - 2.0 1.3 1.6 0.4 0.4
Losses 18 11 21.7 1.2 1.9 3.2 1.9 0.1 1.6 1.5 1.0 0.9 0.1
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November 7 6 23.6 2.0 1.4 3.4 2.0 0.1 2.1 1.9 1.2 1.3 0.0
December 6 6 20.7 0.7 2.8 3.5 1.2 - 2.2 1.7 1.3 0.8 0.2
January 5 - 15.8 1.2 1.0 2.2 2.2 0.2 0.4 1.0 0.4 1.0 0.2
February 5 2 22.2 0.6 2.8 3.4 1.8 - 1.6 1.4 1.1 0.2 0.4
March 2 2 25.0 0.5 3.5 4.0 1.0 - 2.0 0.5 4.0 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 25 16 529 28 53 81 43 2 42 36 1.2 20 4
Conference 10 2 190 9 19 28 20 1 10 12 0.8 6 3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 6 224 13 20 33 19 2 20 13 1.5 11 2
Away 11 7 227 12 25 37 18 0 16 19 0.8 8 2
Neutral 3 3 78 3 8 11 6 - 6 4 1.5 1 0
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Wins 7 5 138 6 18 24 8 - 14 9 1.6 3 3
Losses 18 11 391 22 35 57 35 2 28 27 1.0 17 1
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November 7 6 165 14 10 24 14 1 15 13 1.2 9 0
December 6 6 124 4 17 21 7 - 13 10 1.3 5 1
January 5 - 79 6 5 11 11 1 2 5 0.4 5 1
February 5 2 111 3 14 17 9 - 8 7 1.1 1 2
March 2 2 50 1 7 8 2 - 4 1 4.0 0 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 25 16 21.2 2.1 4.0 6.1 3.3 0.2 3.2 2.7 1.2 1.5 0.3
Conference 10 2 19.0 1.9 4.0 5.9 4.2 0.2 2.1 2.5 0.8 1.3 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 6 20.4 2.3 3.6 5.9 3.4 0.4 3.6 2.3 1.5 2.0 0.4
Away 11 7 20.6 2.1 4.4 6.5 3.2 0.0 2.8 3.3 0.8 1.4 0.4
Neutral 3 3 26.0 1.5 4.1 5.6 3.1 0.0 3.1 2.1 1.5 0.5 0.0
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Wins 7 5 19.7 1.7 5.2 7.0 2.3 0.0 4.1 2.6 1.6 0.9 0.9
Losses 18 11 21.7 2.3 3.6 5.8 3.6 0.2 2.9 2.8 1.0 1.7 0.1
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November 7 6 23.6 3.4 2.4 5.8 3.4 0.2 3.6 3.2 1.2 2.2 0.0
December 6 6 20.7 1.3 5.5 6.8 2.3 0.0 4.2 3.2 1.3 1.6 0.3
January 5 - 15.8 3.0 2.5 5.6 5.6 0.5 1.0 2.5 0.4 2.5 0.5
February 5 2 22.2 1.1 5.0 6.1 3.2 0.0 2.9 2.5 1.1 0.4 0.7
March 2 2 25.0 0.8 5.6 6.4 1.6 0.0 3.2 0.8 4.0 0.0 0.0