0 Akia Harris
0 - Akia Harris
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chattanooga, Tenn.
High School: Hamilton Heights Christian Academy
Position: G
Major: Exercise Science, Physical Education and Wellness -- Fitness & Wellness
gp 30
pts/g 7.1
fg % 29.9
3pt % 27.2
ft % 65.9
reb/g 3.9
a/g 4.7

2018-19 (Junior): Appeared in 31 games, starting 30 while averaging 30.1 minutes per contest which ranks second-best on the team… scored nine points per game while shooting 33.2 percent from the field and 28.6 percent from three-point range… scored in double-figures in 13 games… reached a career-high of 27 points and another career-high of six 3-pointers while shooting perfect from the field against Eastern Illinois (Mar. 2)… finished the season averaging 4.5 assists (ranked third-best in the OVC) and 3.1 rebounds per game… had a 2.0 assist/turnover ratio (ranked fourth-best in the OVC)… finished with a career-best six steals against Cumberland University (Nov. 6).

2017-18 (Sophomore): Continued her career as Tech’s starting point guard, starting all 29 games and averaging 34.0 minutes per game (ranked eighth-best in the OVC)… improved her scoring average to 8.6 points per game, her field goal percentage to 36.8 and her 3-point field goal percentage to 39.2 (the fourth-best mark in the conference)… scored in double-figures in nine games… reached a career-high of 22 points and added another career-high of five 3-pointers against Eastern Kentucky (Dec. 30)… ranked fourth in the OVC with a 1.5 assist/turnover ratio and ninth with 3.6 assists per game.

2016-17 (Freshman): Started 29 of Tech’s 30 games, averaging 30.1 minutes per game… became just the fifth player in Tech history to record the program’s 10th triple-double, tallying 19 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds (all career-highs) in a 72-54 win over Murray State (Jan. 7)… reached double-figure points in 13 games and 10+ assists in two games… ended the year with averages of 8.1 points per game, 3.2 rebounds and 4.0 assists… led Tech with 121 assists and 41 steals… played a career-high 45 minutes in an 87-84 overtime loss to Austin Peay (Jan. 5)… three-time adidas® OVC Freshman of the Week.

High School: Harris comes to Tech from Hamilton Heights Christian Academy, where she spent her senior year… previously attended the Girls Preparatory School from eighth to 11th grade... started at point guard her freshman, sophomore and junior seasons for the GPS Bruisers… won a state championship and received all-state honors three times… averaged 19 points and four assists per game and led the city of Chattanooga in steals (4.9 per game) in 2014... ranked 10th on the Rick Bolus Tennessee players list as a sophomore and was selected by the Chattanooga Times-Free Press as first-team Best of Preps her freshman and sophomore seasons... played for Team Elite (based in Atlanta) and TN Xtrema on the AAU circuit… helped her teams reach various national championship games, including a 12U runner-up finish in 2011, a 13U national championship in 2012 and a Disney Showcase national championship in 2013 and 2014.

Personal: Daughter of Steve and Adriane Harris... born October 9, 1997.

Academic: Majoring in exercise science, physical education, and wellness with a concentration in fitness and wellness.

Honors & Awards:

  • Four-time Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring 2019, fall 2018, spring 2018, fall 2016)
Recent Games
Feb 15 at Tennessee State W, 81-69
Feb 20 UT Martin L, 86-65
Feb 22 Southeast Missouri L, 72-59
Feb 27 at Belmont L, 68-52
Feb 29 at Jacksonville State L, 64-61
Mar 5 at Southeast Missouri L, 82-81
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 30 18
Games started 29 17
Minutes 913 585
Minutes per game 30.4 32.5
FG 67-224 45-146
FG Pct 29.9 30.8
3PT 22-81 14-54
3PT Pct 27.2 25.9
FT 56-85 40-63
FT Pct 65.9 63.5
Off rebounds 36 20
Def rebounds 81 53
Total rebounds 117 73
Rebounds per game 3.9 4.1
Personal fouls 48 32
Disqualifications 1 -
Assists 142 84
Turnovers 71 46
Assist to turnover ratio 2.0 1.8
Steals 32 22
Blocks 5 5
Points 212 144
Points per game 7.1 8.0
Points per 40 min 9.3 9.8
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 29 Cumberlands (Ky.) W, 85-59 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 88-51 1 16 1-4 25.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Nov 12 ULM W, 75-68 1 25 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 5
Nov 16 at Southern Illinois L, 76-65 1 30 3-13 23.1 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 8
Nov 21 at Middle Tennessee L, 64-58 1 26 2-7 28.6 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 6
Nov 24 at Samford W, 72-57 1 35 2-9 22.2 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 5
Nov 29 vs. Northern Illinois L, 82-74 1 34 2-11 18.2 1-4 25.0 3-4 75.0 8
Nov 30 vs. Detroit Mercy W, 69-47 1 27 1-5 20.0 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 5
Dec 5 at Vanderbilt L, 75-61 1 33 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Dec 17 at Western Carolina W, 62-58 1 22 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 21 Lipscomb W, 78-58 1 31 3-10 30.0 1-6 16.7 4-4 100.0 11
Dec 29 Tennessee Wesleyan W, 94-45 1 14 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 2 at Eastern Kentucky W, 60-42 1 37 3-11 27.3 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 7
Jan 4 at Morehead State W, 75-55 1 34 0-4 0.0 0-3 0.0 3-4 75.0 3
Jan 9 Austin Peay W, 58-49 1 31 2-5 40.0 2-3 66.7 3-6 50.0 9
Jan 11 Murray State W, 77-72 1 32 3-12 25.0 0-4 0.0 0-2 0.0 6
Jan 16 at SIUE W, 65-50 1 37 3-7 42.9 1-2 50.0 5-8 62.5 12
Jan 18 at Eastern Illinois W, 75-62 1 33 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Jan 23 Morehead State W, 82-75 1 34 5-12 41.7 0-2 0.0 3-6 50.0 13
Jan 25 Eastern Kentucky W, 87-82 1 41 8-16 50.0 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 19
Jan 30 Belmont L, 59-47 1 27 3-9 33.3 1-3 33.3 0-2 0.0 7
Feb 1 Tennessee State W, 88-47 1 31 2-7 28.6 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 6
Feb 6 at UT Martin L, 71-62 1 36 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 6
Feb 8 at Southeast Missouri L, 87-72 1 40 3-8 37.5 1-2 50.0 5-6 83.3 12
Feb 13 Jacksonville State L, 66-50 1 35 2-11 18.2 1-3 33.3 3-4 75.0 8
Feb 15 at Tennessee State W, 81-69 1 37 3-7 42.9 0-2 0.0 9-10 90.0 15
Feb 20 UT Martin L, 86-65 1 24 2-6 33.3 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5
Feb 22 Southeast Missouri L, 72-59 1 28 0-5 0.0 0-3 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Feb 27 at Belmont L, 68-52 1 26 3-11 27.3 2-8 25.0 0-0 - 8
Feb 29 at Jacksonville State L, 64-61 - 22 1-8 12.5 0-4 0.0 3-4 75.0 5
Mar 5 at Southeast Missouri L, 82-81 1 35 1-5 20.0 1-4 25.0 2-4 50.0 5
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 29 Cumberlands (Ky.) W, 85-59 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 88-51 1 16 3 0 3 6 2 3.0 2 0 1 -
Nov 12 ULM W, 75-68 1 25 1 2 3 4 0 - 0 0 2 -
Nov 16 at Southern Illinois L, 76-65 1 30 3 1 4 3 1 3.0 0 0 0 -
Nov 21 at Middle Tennessee L, 64-58 1 26 0 3 3 2 3 0.7 0 0 5 1
Nov 24 at Samford W, 72-57 1 35 0 5 5 5 1 5.0 1 0 0 -
Nov 29 vs. Northern Illinois L, 82-74 1 34 4 1 5 8 2 4.0 1 0 1 -
Nov 30 vs. Detroit Mercy W, 69-47 1 27 1 1 2 5 0 - 1 0 1 -
Dec 5 at Vanderbilt L, 75-61 1 33 3 2 5 3 7 0.4 0 0 3 -
Dec 17 at Western Carolina W, 62-58 1 22 0 3 3 3 3 1.0 1 0 0 -
Dec 21 Lipscomb W, 78-58 1 31 0 5 5 9 1 9.0 2 0 2 -
Dec 29 Tennessee Wesleyan W, 94-45 1 14 1 4 5 6 2 3.0 1 0 0 -
Jan 2 at Eastern Kentucky W, 60-42 1 37 1 7 8 5 3 1.7 1 0 3 -
Jan 4 at Morehead State W, 75-55 1 34 0 5 5 6 3 2.0 1 1 0 -
Jan 9 Austin Peay W, 58-49 1 31 0 4 4 4 2 2.0 0 0 3 -
Jan 11 Murray State W, 77-72 1 32 1 2 3 5 1 5.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 16 at SIUE W, 65-50 1 37 0 2 2 2 5 0.4 3 0 4 -
Jan 18 at Eastern Illinois W, 75-62 1 33 0 2 2 5 2 2.5 1 0 2 -
Jan 23 Morehead State W, 82-75 1 34 0 2 2 7 3 2.3 2 1 1 -
Jan 25 Eastern Kentucky W, 87-82 1 41 1 3 4 4 4 1.0 2 1 2 -
Jan 30 Belmont L, 59-47 1 27 1 2 3 2 2 1.0 2 0 3 -
Feb 1 Tennessee State W, 88-47 1 31 2 4 6 7 2 3.5 2 0 1 -
Feb 6 at UT Martin L, 71-62 1 36 2 2 4 7 5 1.4 2 0 2 -
Feb 8 at Southeast Missouri L, 87-72 1 40 3 1 4 8 3 2.7 1 1 0 -
Feb 13 Jacksonville State L, 66-50 1 35 1 2 3 6 3 2.0 2 1 4 -
Feb 15 at Tennessee State W, 81-69 1 37 5 6 11 8 3 2.7 1 0 2 -
Feb 20 UT Martin L, 86-65 1 24 0 3 3 0 2 0.0 1 0 1 -
Feb 22 Southeast Missouri L, 72-59 1 28 1 1 2 3 2 1.5 0 0 3 -
Feb 27 at Belmont L, 68-52 1 26 1 3 4 2 1 2.0 1 0 0 -
Feb 29 at Jacksonville State L, 64-61 - 22 1 2 3 3 0 - 0 0 0 -
Mar 5 at Southeast Missouri L, 82-81 1 35 0 1 1 4 3 1.3 1 0 1 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 30 29 30.1 2.7-8.5 32.0 0.6-2.2 27.7 2.0-2.9 69.8 8.1
2017-18 29 29 34.0 3.0-8.1 36.8 1.0-2.6 39.2 1.7-2.7 62.3 8.6
2018-19 31 30 30.1 3.0-8.9 33.2 0.8-2.9 28.6 2.2-2.8 78.2 9.0
2019-20 30 29 30.4 2.2-7.5 29.9 0.7-2.7 27.2 1.9-2.8 65.9 7.1
Total 120 117 31.1 2.7-8.3 33.0 0.8-2.6 30.5 1.9-2.8 69.3 8.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 30 29 903 82-256 32.0 18-65 27.7 60-86 69.8 242
2017-18 29 29 987 86-234 36.8 29-74 39.2 48-77 62.3 249
2018-19 31 30 932 92-277 33.2 26-91 28.6 68-87 78.2 278
2019-20 30 29 913 67-224 29.9 22-81 27.2 56-85 65.9 212
Total 120 117 3735 327-991 33.0 95-311 30.5 232-335 69.3 981
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 30 29 30.1 3.6-11.3 32.0 0.8-2.9 27.7 2.7-3.8 69.8 10.7
2017-18 29 29 34.0 3.5-9.5 36.8 1.2-3.0 39.2 1.9-3.1 62.3 10.1
2018-19 31 30 30.1 3.9-11.9 33.2 1.1-3.9 28.6 2.9-3.7 78.2 11.9
2019-20 30 29 30.4 2.9-9.8 29.9 1.0-3.5 27.2 2.5-3.7 65.9 9.3
Total 120 117 31.1 3.5-10.6 33.0 1.0-3.3 30.5 2.5-3.6 69.3 10.5
  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 29 30.1 1.0 2.2 3.2 2.0 0.0 4.0 3.1 1.3 1.4 0.0
2017-18 29 29 34.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 2.4 0.1 3.6 2.4 1.5 1.2 0.2
2018-19 31 30 30.1 1.0 2.1 3.1 1.3 - 4.5 2.3 2.0 1.1 0.1
2019-20 30 29 30.4 1.2 2.7 3.9 1.6 0.0 4.7 2.4 2.0 1.1 0.2
Total 120 117 31.1 1.0 2.3 3.3 1.8 0.0 4.2 2.5 1.7 1.2 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 30 29 903 30 67 97 59 1 121 94 1.3 41 0
2017-18 29 29 987 29 59 88 69 3 103 69 1.5 36 6
2018-19 31 30 932 30 66 96 40 - 140 70 2.0 34 2
2019-20 30 29 913 36 81 117 48 1 142 71 2.0 32 5
Total 120 117 3735 125 273 398 216 5 506 304 1.7 143 13
  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 29 30.1 1.3 3.0 4.3 2.6 0.0 5.4 4.2 1.3 1.8 0.0
2017-18 29 29 34.0 1.2 2.4 3.6 2.8 0.1 4.2 2.8 1.5 1.5 0.2
2018-19 31 30 30.1 1.3 2.8 4.1 1.7 0.0 6.0 3.0 2.0 1.5 0.1
2019-20 30 29 30.4 1.6 3.5 5.1 2.1 0.0 6.2 3.1 2.0 1.4 0.2
Total 120 117 31.1 1.3 2.9 4.3 2.3 0.1 5.4 3.3 1.7 1.5 0.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 30 29 30.4 2.2-7.5 29.9 0.7-2.7 27.2 1.9-2.8 65.9 7.1
Conference 18 17 32.5 2.5-8.1 30.8 0.8-3.0 25.9 2.2-3.5 63.5 8.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 28.4 2.6-7.9 33.0 0.9-3.0 30.8 1.3-2.3 56.7 7.5
Away 15 14 32.2 2.0-7.0 28.6 0.5-2.5 21.6 2.3-3.3 69.4 6.8
Neutral 2 2 30.5 1.5-8.0 18.8 1.0-2.5 40.0 2.5-3.0 83.3 6.5
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Wins 17 17 30.4 2.4-7.1 33.3 0.7-2.6 27.3 2.1-2.9 70.0 7.5
Losses 13 12 30.5 2.1-8.0 26.0 0.8-2.8 27.0 1.6-2.7 60.0 6.5
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November 7 7 27.6 1.7-7.4 23.1 0.9-2.4 35.3 1.4-2.0 71.4 5.7
December 4 4 25.0 2.2-5.2 42.9 0.2-1.5 16.7 1.0-1.0 100.0 5.8
January 9 9 34.0 3.0-8.8 34.2 0.8-2.9 26.9 1.9-3.6 53.1 8.7
February 9 8 31.0 2.0-7.4 26.9 0.8-3.1 25.0 2.6-3.4 74.2 7.3
March 1 1 35.0 1.0-5.0 20.0 1.0-4.0 25.0 2.0-4.0 50.0 5.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 30 29 913 67-224 29.9 22-81 27.2 56-85 65.9 212
Conference 18 17 585 45-146 30.8 14-54 25.9 40-63 63.5 144
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 13 369 34-103 33.0 12-39 30.8 17-30 56.7 97
Away 15 14 483 30-105 28.6 8-37 21.6 34-49 69.4 102
Neutral 2 2 61 3-16 18.8 2-5 40.0 5-6 83.3 13
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Wins 17 17 517 40-120 33.3 12-44 27.3 35-50 70.0 127
Losses 13 12 396 27-104 26.0 10-37 27.0 21-35 60.0 85
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November 7 7 193 12-52 23.1 6-17 35.3 10-14 71.4 40
December 4 4 100 9-21 42.9 1-6 16.7 4-4 100.0 23
January 9 9 306 27-79 34.2 7-26 26.9 17-32 53.1 78
February 9 8 279 18-67 26.9 7-28 25.0 23-31 74.2 66
March 1 1 35 1-5 20.0 1-4 25.0 2-4 50.0 5
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 30 29 30.4 2.9-9.8 29.9 1.0-3.5 27.2 2.5-3.7 65.9 9.3
Conference 18 17 32.5 3.1-10.0 30.8 1.0-3.7 25.9 2.7-4.3 63.5 9.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 28.4 3.7-11.2 33.0 1.3-4.2 30.8 1.8-3.3 56.7 10.5
Away 15 14 32.2 2.5-8.7 28.6 0.7-3.1 21.6 2.8-4.1 69.4 8.4
Neutral 2 2 30.5 2.0-10.5 18.8 1.3-3.3 40.0 3.3-3.9 83.3 8.5
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Wins 17 17 30.4 3.1-9.3 33.3 0.9-3.4 27.3 2.7-3.9 70.0 9.8
Losses 13 12 30.5 2.7-10.5 26.0 1.0-3.7 27.0 2.1-3.5 60.0 8.6
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November 7 7 27.6 2.5-10.8 23.1 1.2-3.5 35.3 2.1-2.9 71.4 8.3
December 4 4 25.0 3.6-8.4 42.9 0.4-2.4 16.7 1.6-1.6 100.0 9.2
January 9 9 34.0 3.5-10.3 34.2 0.9-3.4 26.9 2.2-4.2 53.1 10.2
February 9 8 31.0 2.6-9.6 26.9 1.0-4.0 25.0 3.3-4.4 74.2 9.5
March 1 1 35.0 1.1-5.7 20.0 1.1-4.6 25.0 2.3-4.6 50.0 5.7
  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 29 30.4 1.2 2.7 3.9 1.6 0.0 4.7 2.4 2.0 1.1 0.2
Conference 18 17 32.5 1.1 2.9 4.1 1.8 - 4.7 2.6 1.8 1.2 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 28.4 0.9 2.6 3.5 1.8 - 4.8 2.0 2.4 1.2 0.2
Away 15 14 32.2 1.3 3.0 4.3 1.5 0.1 4.4 2.9 1.5 0.9 0.1
Neutral 2 2 30.5 2.5 1.0 3.5 1.0 - 6.5 1.0 6.5 1.0 0.0
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Wins 17 17 30.4 0.9 3.4 4.3 1.5 - 5.4 2.2 2.5 1.2 0.2
Losses 13 12 30.5 1.5 1.8 3.4 1.8 0.1 3.9 2.6 1.5 0.8 0.2
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November 7 7 27.6 1.7 1.9 3.6 1.4 0.1 4.7 1.3 3.7 0.7 0.0
December 4 4 25.0 1.0 3.5 4.5 1.3 - 5.3 3.3 1.6 1.0 0.0
January 9 9 34.0 0.4 3.2 3.7 2.1 - 4.4 2.8 1.6 1.3 0.3
February 9 8 31.0 1.8 2.7 4.4 1.4 - 4.9 2.3 2.1 1.1 0.2
March 1 1 35.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 - 4.0 3.0 1.3 1.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 30 29 913 36 81 117 48 1 142 71 2.0 32 5
Conference 18 17 585 20 53 73 32 - 84 46 1.8 22 5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 369 12 34 46 24 - 63 26 2.4 16 3
Away 15 14 483 19 45 64 22 1 66 43 1.5 14 2
Neutral 2 2 61 5 2 7 2 - 13 2 6.5 2 0
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Wins 17 17 517 16 57 73 25 - 91 37 2.5 21 3
Losses 13 12 396 20 24 44 23 1 51 34 1.5 11 2
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November 7 7 193 12 13 25 10 1 33 9 3.7 5 0
December 4 4 100 4 14 18 5 - 21 13 1.6 4 0
January 9 9 306 4 29 33 19 - 40 25 1.6 12 3
February 9 8 279 16 24 40 13 - 44 21 2.1 10 2
March 1 1 35 0 1 1 1 - 4 3 1.3 1 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 29 30.4 1.6 3.5 5.1 2.1 0.0 6.2 3.1 2.0 1.4 0.2
Conference 18 17 32.5 1.4 3.6 5.0 2.2 0.0 5.7 3.1 1.8 1.5 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 28.4 1.3 3.7 5.0 2.6 0.0 6.8 2.8 2.4 1.7 0.3
Away 15 14 32.2 1.6 3.7 5.3 1.8 0.1 5.5 3.6 1.5 1.2 0.2
Neutral 2 2 30.5 3.3 1.3 4.6 1.3 0.0 8.5 1.3 6.5 1.3 0.0
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Wins 17 17 30.4 1.2 4.4 5.6 1.9 0.0 7.0 2.9 2.5 1.6 0.2
Losses 13 12 30.5 2.0 2.4 4.4 2.3 0.1 5.2 3.4 1.5 1.1 0.2
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November 7 7 27.6 2.5 2.7 5.2 2.1 0.2 6.8 1.9 3.7 1.0 0.0
December 4 4 25.0 1.6 5.6 7.2 2.0 0.0 8.4 5.2 1.6 1.6 0.0
January 9 9 34.0 0.5 3.8 4.3 2.5 0.0 5.2 3.3 1.6 1.6 0.4
February 9 8 31.0 2.3 3.4 5.7 1.9 0.0 6.3 3.0 2.1 1.4 0.3
March 1 1 35.0 0.0 1.1 1.1 1.1 0.0 4.6 3.4 1.3 1.1 0.0