4 Justin Tillman
4 Justin Tillman
Height: 6-7
Weight: 220
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Detroit, Mich.
High School: Pershing
Position: F
gp 33
pts/g 12.2
fg % 59.2
3pt % 0.0
ft % 61.5
reb/g 8.7
a/g 0.4

THE BASICS:

  • Dynamic athlete who can elevate and runs the floor extraordinarly well
  • Praised for his activity on the glass
  • Known for his thunderous dunks, as well as his soft touch around the basket
  • Touched 12' 6" in preseason combine testing

2015-16: SOPHOMORE 

  • 2015-16 Game-by-Game statistics (.pdf)
  • Appeared in all 36 games and earned four starts. 
  • Shot an astounding .717 (81-of-113) from the field in 21 games against Atlantic 10 opponents.
  • Grabbed a career-high 21 rebounds at Dayton (3/5), the third-highest total in program history and the most by a Ram since Greg McCray hauled in 21 during the 1980-81 season.
  • His .603 field goal percentage ranked second on the team and is tied for second-best in a single season in school history. 
  • Scored a career-high 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in double-double fashion against Fordham (1/13).   
  • Registered five double-doubles on the season. 
  • Scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds in a 84-76 victory over St. Bonaventure (1/24).  

2014-15: FRESHMAN

  • Appeared in 35 games for the Rams, making his first collegiate start against La Salle (2/11).
  • Reached double-figures (10 points) for first time in his career in VCU's 106-66 win over UMES on (11/20).
  • Posted a double-double in VCU's exhibition win over California (Pa.) with 14 points and 10 rebounds (11/7).
  • Scored a career-high 16 points, adding a rebound and a block against Belmont (12/16).

PRIOR TO VCU:

  • Averaged 23 points and 16 rebounds during senior season at Pershing
  • Chose VCU over Iowa, Iowa State, Xavier, Providence, Dayton and Rhode Island

IN THE NEWS:

PERSONAL:

  • Son of Angela Tillman
  • Born: February 2, 1996
  • Major: Undecided
Recent Games
Mar 1 at Dayton L, 79-72
Mar 4 George Mason W, 72-60
Mar 10 vs. George Mason W, 71-60
Mar 11 vs. Richmond W, 87-77
Mar 12 vs. Rhode Island L, 70-63
Mar 16 vs. #22 St. Mary's (Cal.) L, 85-77
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 18
Games started 23 15
Minutes 840 490
Minutes per game 25.5 27.2
FG 174-294 112-186
FG Pct 59.2 60.2
3PT 0-1 0-0
3PT Pct 0.0 -
FT 56-91 37-58
FT Pct 61.5 63.8
Off rebounds 96 61
Def rebounds 192 111
Total rebounds 288 172
Rebounds per game 8.7 9.6
Personal fouls 75 39
Disqualifications 2 1
Assists 12 7
Turnovers 34 20
Assist to turnover ratio 0.4 0.3
Steals 9 6
Blocks 17 9
Points 404 261
Points per game 12.2 14.5
Points per 40 min 19.2 21.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 4 Queens (N.C.) L, 75-73 - 21 6-9 66.7 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 15
Nov 11 UNC Asheville W, 80-65 - 24 7-11 63.6 0-0 - 0-0 - 14
Nov 15 at Liberty W, 64-59 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 Binghamton W, 81-42 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 vs. #20 Baylor L, 71-63 - 7 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 24 vs. St. John's W, 75-69 - 25 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 7
Nov 25 vs. LSU W, 85-74 - 26 8-9 88.9 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 17
Nov 29 Princeton W, 81-70 - 7 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Dec 3 vs. Illinois L, 64-46 - 25 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Dec 7 Georgia Tech L, 76-73 1 39 10-16 62.5 0-1 0.0 6-7 85.7 26
Dec 10 at Old Dominion W, 67-64 1 30 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 6
Dec 17 Middle Tenn. W, 80-77 1 16 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 7
Dec 22 La.-Monroe W, 78-65 1 21 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 27 Howard W, 85-51 - 20 6-10 60.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 12
Dec 30 at George Mason W, 73-64 - 21 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3-7 42.9 5
Jan 4 at Duquesne W, 94-87 - 27 7-9 77.8 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 16
Jan 7 Massachusetts W, 81-64 - 28 5-12 41.7 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 12
Jan 11 George Washington W, 85-55 1 37 10-15 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 20
Jan 14 at Davidson L, 69-63 1 15 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 11
Jan 18 at Fordham L, 69-67 1 37 9-16 56.3 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 20
Jan 22 La Salle W, 90-52 1 23 7-10 70.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 16
Jan 27 Dayton W, 73-68 1 25 9-13 69.2 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 18
Feb 1 Richmond W, 81-74 1 32 7-11 63.6 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 18
Feb 4 at St. Bonaventure W, 83-77 1 34 7-12 58.3 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 18
Feb 8 at George Washington W, 54-53 1 27 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 11
Feb 11 Davidson W, 74-60 1 32 6-11 54.5 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 13
Feb 14 Saint Joseph's W, 91-81 1 36 6-9 66.7 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 14
Feb 17 at Richmond W, 84-73 1 16 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Feb 22 Saint Louis W, 64-50 1 22 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 14
Feb 25 at Rhode Island L, 69-59 1 17 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Mar 1 at Dayton L, 79-72 1 33 6-10 60.0 0-0 - 6-7 85.7 18
Mar 4 George Mason W, 72-60 1 28 12-15 80.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 24
Mar 10 vs. George Mason W, 71-60 1 26 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Mar 11 vs. Richmond W, 87-77 1 29 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 3-7 42.9 11
Mar 12 vs. Rhode Island L, 70-63 1 27 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 10
Mar 16 vs. #22 St. Mary's (Cal.) L, 85-77 1 28 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 4 Queens (N.C.) L, 75-73 - 21 4 5 9 1 0 - 0 1 5 1
Nov 11 UNC Asheville W, 80-65 - 24 1 5 6 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Nov 15 at Liberty W, 64-59 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 Binghamton W, 81-42 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 vs. #20 Baylor L, 71-63 - 7 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 1 2 -
Nov 24 vs. St. John's W, 75-69 - 25 2 11 13 1 0 - 0 0 4 -
Nov 25 vs. LSU W, 85-74 - 26 4 4 8 0 0 - 0 1 4 -
Nov 29 Princeton W, 81-70 - 7 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 3 vs. Illinois L, 64-46 - 25 3 3 6 0 1 0.0 0 1 5 1
Dec 7 Georgia Tech L, 76-73 1 39 4 5 9 2 3 0.7 1 0 4 -
Dec 10 at Old Dominion W, 67-64 1 30 2 6 8 1 1 1.0 1 0 3 -
Dec 17 Middle Tenn. W, 80-77 1 16 2 3 5 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 22 La.-Monroe W, 78-65 1 21 1 5 6 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 27 Howard W, 85-51 - 20 2 7 9 1 0 - 0 1 1 -
Dec 30 at George Mason W, 73-64 - 21 5 6 11 0 0 - 0 2 3 -
Jan 4 at Duquesne W, 94-87 - 27 3 4 7 1 2 0.5 1 0 2 -
Jan 7 Massachusetts W, 81-64 - 28 2 8 10 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 11 George Washington W, 85-55 1 37 4 9 13 0 2 0.0 1 0 3 -
Jan 14 at Davidson L, 69-63 1 15 4 5 9 1 1 1.0 1 1 3 -
Jan 18 at Fordham L, 69-67 1 37 1 4 5 0 4 0.0 1 1 0 -
Jan 22 La Salle W, 90-52 1 23 6 3 9 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 27 Dayton W, 73-68 1 25 5 4 9 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 -
Feb 1 Richmond W, 81-74 1 32 0 9 9 0 0 - 0 1 1 -
Feb 4 at St. Bonaventure W, 83-77 1 34 5 7 12 1 2 0.5 0 0 4 -
Feb 8 at George Washington W, 54-53 1 27 3 8 11 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 11 Davidson W, 74-60 1 32 3 13 16 1 1 1.0 1 1 2 -
Feb 14 Saint Joseph's W, 91-81 1 36 5 8 13 1 2 0.5 1 0 3 -
Feb 17 at Richmond W, 84-73 1 16 1 5 6 0 4 0.0 0 0 5 1
Feb 22 Saint Louis W, 64-50 1 22 3 7 10 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 25 at Rhode Island L, 69-59 1 17 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Mar 1 at Dayton L, 79-72 1 33 5 5 10 1 0 - 0 2 3 -
Mar 4 George Mason W, 72-60 1 28 5 6 11 0 0 - 0 1 1 -
Mar 10 vs. George Mason W, 71-60 1 26 1 5 6 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Mar 11 vs. Richmond W, 87-77 1 29 4 10 14 0 2 0.0 0 2 3 -
Mar 12 vs. Rhode Island L, 70-63 1 27 8 9 17 0 0 - 1 0 0 -
Mar 16 vs. #22 St. Mary's (Cal.) L, 85-77 1 28 1 6 7 0 2 0.0 0 2 2 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 35 1 12.3 1.6-3.0 53.8 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.4-0.9 48.4 3.6
2015-16 36 4 16.5 3.0-5.0 60.3 0.0-0.0 0.0 1.2-2.1 56.6 7.2
2016-17 33 23 25.5 5.3-8.9 59.2 0.0-0.0 0.0 1.7-2.8 61.5 12.2
2017-18 33 33 30.6 7.5-13.5 55.7 0.8-2.5 32.9 3.1-4.7 65.4 18.9
Total 137 61 21.0 4.3-7.5 57.3 0.2-0.6 31.8 1.6-2.6 61.0 10.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 35 1 431 56-104 53.8 0-1 0.0 15-31 48.4 127
2015-16 36 4 593 108-179 60.3 0-1 0.0 43-76 56.6 259
2016-17 33 23 840 174-294 59.2 0-1 0.0 56-91 61.5 404
2017-18 33 33 1011 248-445 55.7 27-82 32.9 102-156 65.4 625
Total 137 61 2875 586-1022 57.3 27-85 31.8 216-354 61.0 1415
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 35 1 12.3 5.2-9.7 53.8 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.4-2.9 48.4 11.8
2015-16 36 4 16.5 7.3-12.1 60.3 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.9-5.1 56.6 17.5
2016-17 33 23 25.5 8.3-14.0 59.2 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.7-4.3 61.5 19.2
2017-18 33 33 30.6 9.8-17.6 55.7 1.1-3.2 32.9 4.0-6.2 65.4 24.7
Total 137 61 21.0 8.2-14.2 57.3 0.4-1.2 31.8 3.0-4.9 61.0 19.7
  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 35 1 12.3 1.1 1.4 2.5 1.6 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.3 1.0
2015-16 36 4 16.5 2.3 3.8 6.1 1.5 0.0 0.2 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.5
2016-17 33 23 25.5 2.9 5.8 8.7 2.3 0.1 0.4 1.0 0.4 0.3 0.5
2017-18 33 33 30.6 3.3 6.6 9.9 2.4 0.0 0.5 1.7 0.3 0.3 1.0
Total 137 61 21.0 2.4 4.4 6.7 1.9 0.0 0.3 0.9 0.3 0.3 0.7
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 35 1 431 38 50 88 57 1 2 14 0.1 12 34
2015-16 36 4 593 83 136 219 54 1 8 23 0.3 12 17
2016-17 33 23 840 96 192 288 75 2 12 34 0.4 9 17
2017-18 33 33 1011 109 218 327 78 1 15 56 0.3 11 34
Total 137 61 2875 326 596 922 264 5 37 127 0.3 44 102
  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 35 1 12.3 3.5 4.6 8.2 5.3 0.1 0.2 1.3 0.1 1.1 3.2
2015-16 36 4 16.5 5.6 9.2 14.8 3.6 0.1 0.5 1.6 0.3 0.8 1.1
2016-17 33 23 25.5 4.6 9.1 13.7 3.6 0.1 0.6 1.6 0.4 0.4 0.8
2017-18 33 33 30.6 4.3 8.6 12.9 3.1 0.0 0.6 2.2 0.3 0.4 1.3
Total 137 61 21.0 4.5 8.3 12.8 3.7 0.1 0.5 1.8 0.3 0.6 1.4
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 33 23 25.5 5.3-8.9 59.2 0.0-0.0 0.0 1.7-2.8 61.5 12.2
Conference 18 15 27.2 6.2-10.3 60.2 0.0-0.0 - 2.1-3.2 63.8 14.5
Exhibition 1 - 21.0 6.0-9.0 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-3.0 100.0 15.0
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Home 15 11 26.0 6.5-10.7 61.3 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.5-2.4 61.1 14.5
Away 10 8 25.7 4.6-8.3 55.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-3.8 68.4 11.8
Neutral 8 4 24.1 3.8-6.4 58.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.1 47.1 8.5
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Wins 24 16 25.5 5.4-8.8 60.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-2.8 58.8 12.4
Losses 9 7 25.3 5.0-9.1 54.9 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.8-2.6 69.6 11.8
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November 5 - 17.8 4.2-6.6 63.6 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.4 57.1 9.2
December 7 4 24.6 3.9-7.4 51.9 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.0-3.3 60.9 9.7
January 7 5 27.4 7.4-11.9 62.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-2.3 56.3 16.1
February 8 8 27.0 5.1-9.4 54.7 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-3.2 73.1 12.6
March 6 6 28.5 5.5-8.5 64.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-3.2 52.6 12.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 33 23 840 174-294 59.2 0-1 0.0 56-91 61.5 404
Conference 18 15 490 112-186 60.2 0-0 - 37-58 63.8 261
Exhibition 1 - 21 6-9 66.7 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 15
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Home 15 11 390 98-160 61.3 0-1 0.0 22-36 61.1 218
Away 10 8 257 46-83 55.4 0-0 - 26-38 68.4 118
Neutral 8 4 193 30-51 58.8 0-0 - 8-17 47.1 68
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Wins 24 16 612 129-212 60.8 0-0 - 40-68 58.8 298
Losses 9 7 228 45-82 54.9 0-1 0.0 16-23 69.6 106
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November 5 - 89 21-33 63.6 0-0 - 4-7 57.1 46
December 7 4 172 27-52 51.9 0-1 0.0 14-23 60.9 68
January 7 5 192 52-83 62.7 0-0 - 9-16 56.3 113
February 8 8 216 41-75 54.7 0-0 - 19-26 73.1 101
March 6 6 171 33-51 64.7 0-0 - 10-19 52.6 76
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 33 23 25.5 8.3-14.0 59.2 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.7-4.3 61.5 19.2
Conference 18 15 27.2 9.1-15.2 60.2 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-4.7 63.8 21.3
Exhibition 1 - 21.0 11.4-17.1 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 5.7-5.7 100.0 28.6
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Home 15 11 26.0 10.1-16.4 61.3 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.3-3.7 61.1 22.4
Away 10 8 25.7 7.2-12.9 55.4 0.0-0.0 - 4.0-5.9 68.4 18.4
Neutral 8 4 24.1 6.2-10.6 58.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-3.5 47.1 14.1
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Wins 24 16 25.5 8.4-13.9 60.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-4.4 58.8 19.5
Losses 9 7 25.3 7.9-14.4 54.9 0.0-0.2 0.0 2.8-4.0 69.6 18.6
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November 5 - 17.8 9.4-14.8 63.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-3.1 57.1 20.7
December 7 4 24.6 6.3-12.1 51.9 0.0-0.2 0.0 3.3-5.3 60.9 15.8
January 7 5 27.4 10.8-17.3 62.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-3.3 56.3 23.5
February 8 8 27.0 7.6-13.9 54.7 0.0-0.0 - 3.5-4.8 73.1 18.7
March 6 6 28.5 7.7-11.9 64.7 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-4.4 52.6 17.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 33 23 25.5 2.9 5.8 8.7 2.3 0.1 0.4 1.0 0.4 0.3 0.5
Conference 18 15 27.2 3.4 6.2 9.6 2.2 0.1 0.4 1.1 0.3 0.3 0.5
Exhibition 1 - 21.0 4.0 5.0 9.0 5.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 - 0.0 1.0
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Home 15 11 26.0 2.9 6.2 9.1 1.7 - 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.3 0.3
Away 10 8 25.7 3.0 5.0 8.0 2.7 0.1 0.5 1.4 0.4 0.4 0.6
Neutral 8 4 24.1 2.9 6.1 9.0 2.8 0.1 0.1 1.0 0.1 0.1 0.9
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Wins 24 16 25.5 2.9 6.4 9.3 2.3 0.0 0.3 0.9 0.4 0.2 0.4
Losses 9 7 25.3 3.0 4.2 7.2 2.3 0.1 0.4 1.3 0.3 0.4 0.9
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November 5 - 17.8 1.4 4.4 5.8 2.8 - 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.0 0.4
December 7 4 24.6 2.7 5.0 7.7 2.6 0.1 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.3 0.6
January 7 5 27.4 3.6 5.3 8.9 1.6 - 0.4 1.6 0.3 0.6 0.3
February 8 8 27.0 2.6 7.1 9.8 2.6 0.1 0.4 1.1 0.3 0.3 0.3
March 6 6 28.5 4.0 6.8 10.8 1.8 - 0.2 1.0 0.2 0.2 1.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 33 23 840 96 192 288 75 2 12 34 0.4 9 17
Conference 18 15 490 61 111 172 39 1 7 20 0.3 6 9
Exhibition 1 - 21 4 5 9 5 1 1 0 - 0 1
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Home 15 11 390 43 93 136 26 - 6 12 0.5 4 4
Away 10 8 257 30 50 80 27 1 5 14 0.4 4 6
Neutral 8 4 193 23 49 72 22 1 1 8 0.1 1 7
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Wins 24 16 612 69 154 223 54 1 8 22 0.4 5 9
Losses 9 7 228 27 38 65 21 1 4 12 0.3 4 8
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November 5 - 89 7 22 29 14 - 1 2 0.5 0 2
December 7 4 172 19 35 54 18 1 4 6 0.7 2 4
January 7 5 192 25 37 62 11 - 3 11 0.3 4 2
February 8 8 216 21 57 78 21 1 3 9 0.3 2 2
March 6 6 171 24 41 65 11 - 1 6 0.2 1 7
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 33 23 25.5 4.6 9.1 13.7 3.6 0.1 0.6 1.6 0.4 0.4 0.8
Conference 18 15 27.2 5.0 9.1 14.0 3.2 0.1 0.6 1.6 0.3 0.5 0.7
Exhibition 1 - 21.0 7.6 9.5 17.1 9.5 1.9 1.9 0.0 - 0.0 1.9
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Home 15 11 26.0 4.4 9.5 13.9 2.7 0.0 0.6 1.2 0.5 0.4 0.4
Away 10 8 25.7 4.7 7.8 12.5 4.2 0.2 0.8 2.2 0.4 0.6 0.9
Neutral 8 4 24.1 4.8 10.2 14.9 4.6 0.2 0.2 1.7 0.1 0.2 1.5
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Wins 24 16 25.5 4.5 10.1 14.6 3.5 0.1 0.5 1.4 0.4 0.3 0.6
Losses 9 7 25.3 4.7 6.7 11.4 3.7 0.2 0.7 2.1 0.3 0.7 1.4
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November 5 - 17.8 3.1 9.9 13.0 6.3 0.0 0.4 0.9 0.5 0.0 0.9
December 7 4 24.6 4.4 8.1 12.6 4.2 0.2 0.9 1.4 0.7 0.5 0.9
January 7 5 27.4 5.2 7.7 12.9 2.3 0.0 0.6 2.3 0.3 0.8 0.4
February 8 8 27.0 3.9 10.6 14.4 3.9 0.2 0.6 1.7 0.3 0.4 0.4
March 6 6 28.5 5.6 9.6 15.2 2.6 0.0 0.2 1.4 0.2 0.2 1.6