0 De'Riante Jenkins
0 De'Riante Jenkins
Height: 6-5
Weight: 195
Year: So.
Hometown: Eutawville, S.C.
High School: Hargrave Military Academy
Position: G
gp 33
pts/g 12.9
fg % 43.3
3pt % 41.8
ft % 75.0
reb/g 3.7
a/g 2.5

THE BASICS

  • Versatile, athletic wing who can impact the game on both ends of the floor. Solid passer and ball handler.
  • Third-highest recruit (after Kendrick Warren and Terry Larrier) to sign with VCU since scouting services began ranking players.
  • Consensus 4-star recruit. Ranked No. 36 nationally in the class of 2016 by 247sports.com, No. 43 by Scout, No. 44 by Rivals and No. 59 by ESPN.com. Also rated the No. 2 recruit in Virginia by most services.
  • Chose VCU after receiving interest from Tennessee, Rutgers, South Carolina, Clemson and Virginia Tech, among others. 

2017-2018 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Averaged 12.9 points, second on the team, and 3.7 rebounds in 33 games, all starts
  • Scored in double digits 23 times
  • Shot a team-high .418 (79-of-189) from 3-point range
  • His 79 treys rank ninth in school single-season history
  • Erupted for a career-high 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead Rams past Cal on Nov. 21 at the Maui Invitational
  • Averaged 16.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and shot .513 (20-of-39) from the field in just three games at the Maui Invitational

2016-17 (FRESHMAN) - 2016-17 game-by-game statistics (.pdf)

  • Averaged 4.6 points and 1.8 rebounds in 20 games; Scored in double digits three times
  • Connected on 15-of-33 three-pointers (.455) 
  • Missed 15 games due to a broken right foot suffered Dec. 30 at George Mason
  • Became the first VCU freshman to record a double-double since Larry Sanders in 2007-08 when he provided 14 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Binghamton on Nov. 18
  • Scored a career-high 15 points, including three straight 3-pointers, to lift the Rams past George Mason in the A-10 Semifinals on March 10 

PRIOR TO VCU

  • Led Hargrave Military Academy to a National Prep Championship and a 47-1 record as a postgraduate in 2015-16. Scored 27 points in an 85-74 win over St. Thomas More School (Conn.) in the Championship Game and was named Tournament MVP for his efforts.
  • Averaged nearly 22 points per game for Hargrave in 2015-16.
  • Spent 2014-15 campaign at West Oaks Academy in Orlando, Florida and began his high school career at Lake Marion in Santee, South Carolina.  
  • Named to 2015 Prep Hoops Florida All-State Team after guiding West Oaks to a 32-4 record.
  • Provided 12 points and 12 assists in the Championship Game to lift Lake Marion to a South Carolina 2A Championship in 2013.
  • Named South Carolina First Team All-State in 2013.
PERSONAL
Parent: Shaneaqua Jenkins
Major: Communications
Birthdate: Nov. 12, 1996
Nickname: “Deri”
Fast fact: Also played football in high school. As a sophomore quarterback at Lake Marion, he threw for 3,500 yards and 26 touchdowns. Teammate was future Clemson and NFL wideout Mike Williams. Gave up football after sophomore season to focus solely on basketball
Recent Games
Feb 21 at Massachusetts W, 82-78
Feb 24 St. Bonaventure L, 68-63
Feb 28 George Mason L, 81-80
Mar 3 at Fordham W, 83-58
Mar 8 vs. Dayton W, 77-72
Mar 9 vs. Rhode Island L, 76-67
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 18
Games started 33 18
Minutes 972 524
Minutes per game 29.5 29.1
FG 149-344 79-182
FG Pct 43.3 43.4
3PT 79-189 45-105
3PT Pct 41.8 42.9
FT 48-64 27-30
FT Pct 75.0 90.0
Off rebounds 26 11
Def rebounds 97 51
Total rebounds 123 62
Rebounds per game 3.7 3.4
Personal fouls 64 34
Disqualifications 0 -
Assists 83 41
Turnovers 81 50
Assist to turnover ratio 1.0 0.8
Steals 44 17
Blocks 7 2
Points 425 230
Points per game 12.9 12.8
Points per 40 min 17.5 17.6
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 26 Liberty L, 85-69 1 22 3-7 42.9 1-4 25.0 5-8 62.5 12
Nov 3 Virginia Union W, 98-74 1 28 5-12 41.7 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 13
Nov 10 Grambling State W, 94-65 1 23 5-11 45.5 3-8 37.5 1-2 50.0 14
Nov 13 North Florida W, 95-85 1 25 2-8 25.0 1-4 25.0 1-2 50.0 6
Nov 17 Virginia L, 76-67 1 26 3-7 42.9 1-2 50.0 1-1 100.0 8
Nov 20 vs. Marquette L, 94-83 1 34 3-11 27.3 2-7 28.6 3-5 60.0 11
Nov 21 vs. California W, 83-69 1 32 11-15 73.3 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 27
Nov 22 vs. Michigan L, 68-60 1 35 6-13 46.2 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 12
Nov 28 Appalachian State W, 85-72 1 30 5-8 62.5 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 13
Dec 2 Old Dominion W, 82-75 1 32 8-14 57.1 4-6 66.7 3-4 75.0 23
Dec 5 Texas L, 71-67 1 39 4-11 36.4 1-6 16.7 3-6 50.0 12
Dec 9 at #19 Seton Hall L, 90-67 1 25 2-8 25.0 1-4 25.0 2-3 66.7 7
Dec 16 Bucknell W, 85-79 1 28 2-9 22.2 0-2 0.0 1-1 100.0 5
Dec 19 Winthrop W, 69-55 1 32 4-13 30.8 3-8 37.5 2-2 100.0 13
Dec 22 VMI W, 75-65 1 29 6-14 42.9 4-10 40.0 1-2 50.0 17
Dec 30 Fordham W, 76-63 1 30 5-7 71.4 3-3 100.0 1-2 50.0 14
Jan 3 at Saint Joseph's L, 87-81 1 29 6-13 46.2 2-4 50.0 2-3 66.7 16
Jan 6 at La Salle W, 80-74 1 33 7-13 53.8 4-9 44.4 2-2 100.0 20
Jan 9 Duquesne W, 78-67 1 31 3-9 33.3 2-3 66.7 4-4 100.0 12
Jan 12 at Dayton L, 106-79 1 32 4-11 36.4 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 11
Jan 17 Richmond L, 67-52 1 33 2-9 22.2 1-7 14.3 0-0 - 5
Jan 20 George Washington W, 87-63 1 27 5-8 62.5 4-6 66.7 4-4 100.0 18
Jan 23 at Saint Louis W, 75-74 1 28 3-6 50.0 2-5 40.0 2-2 100.0 10
Jan 27 at George Mason W, 84-76 1 30 5-10 50.0 3-6 50.0 2-2 100.0 15
Feb 2 #22 Rhode Island L, 81-68 1 34 2-6 33.3 1-4 25.0 4-4 100.0 9
Feb 7 at Richmond L, 77-76 1 32 5-15 33.3 2-7 28.6 2-2 100.0 14
Feb 10 Dayton W, 88-84 1 25 2-7 28.6 1-4 25.0 2-2 100.0 7
Feb 14 Davidson L, 74-63 1 26 7-11 63.6 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 19
Feb 17 at George Washington L, 80-56 1 26 4-9 44.4 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 10
Feb 21 at Massachusetts W, 82-78 1 29 7-16 43.8 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 17
Feb 24 St. Bonaventure L, 68-63 1 28 4-14 28.6 2-11 18.2 0-0 - 10
Feb 28 George Mason L, 81-80 1 23 3-10 30.0 2-5 40.0 1-2 50.0 9
Mar 3 at Fordham W, 83-58 1 28 5-8 62.5 3-4 75.0 1-1 100.0 14
Mar 8 vs. Dayton W, 77-72 1 26 3-10 30.0 3-8 37.5 2-4 50.0 11
Mar 9 vs. Rhode Island L, 76-67 1 32 6-10 60.0 3-6 50.0 1-2 50.0 16
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 26 Liberty L, 85-69 1 22 0 3 3 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 -
Nov 3 Virginia Union W, 98-74 1 28 2 3 5 4 3 1.3 2 0 2 -
Nov 10 Grambling State W, 94-65 1 23 2 2 4 4 2 2.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 13 North Florida W, 95-85 1 25 2 2 4 5 3 1.7 3 1 1 -
Nov 17 Virginia L, 76-67 1 26 2 3 5 1 1 1.0 2 1 4 -
Nov 20 vs. Marquette L, 94-83 1 34 0 2 2 3 3 1.0 0 1 1 -
Nov 21 vs. California W, 83-69 1 32 3 8 11 0 0 - 1 1 1 0
Nov 22 vs. Michigan L, 68-60 1 35 1 2 3 2 3 0.7 3 0 3 -
Nov 28 Appalachian State W, 85-72 1 30 0 1 1 3 0 - 3 0 3 -
Dec 2 Old Dominion W, 82-75 1 32 1 5 6 3 4 0.8 1 1 1 -
Dec 5 Texas L, 71-67 1 39 2 3 5 2 2 1.0 2 0 3 -
Dec 9 at #19 Seton Hall L, 90-67 1 25 1 3 4 3 1 3.0 1 0 2 -
Dec 16 Bucknell W, 85-79 1 28 0 3 3 3 3 1.0 2 0 3 -
Dec 19 Winthrop W, 69-55 1 32 1 4 5 1 3 0.3 1 0 2 -
Dec 22 VMI W, 75-65 1 29 0 3 3 6 2 3.0 4 0 1 -
Dec 30 Fordham W, 76-63 1 30 0 4 4 4 1 4.0 1 0 3 -
Jan 3 at Saint Joseph's L, 87-81 1 29 0 2 2 5 4 1.3 1 0 3 -
Jan 6 at La Salle W, 80-74 1 33 1 3 4 0 5 0.0 1 0 0 -
Jan 9 Duquesne W, 78-67 1 31 2 7 9 3 4 0.8 0 1 2 -
Jan 12 at Dayton L, 106-79 1 32 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 1 0 1 -
Jan 17 Richmond L, 67-52 1 33 0 2 2 1 1 1.0 3 0 0 -
Jan 20 George Washington W, 87-63 1 27 1 3 4 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 23 at Saint Louis W, 75-74 1 28 0 1 1 4 1 4.0 2 0 3 -
Jan 27 at George Mason W, 84-76 1 30 0 3 3 3 3 1.0 0 0 4 -
Feb 2 #22 Rhode Island L, 81-68 1 34 0 4 4 3 1 3.0 1 0 3 -
Feb 7 at Richmond L, 77-76 1 32 1 4 5 4 6 0.7 1 1 0 -
Feb 10 Dayton W, 88-84 1 25 0 3 3 1 5 0.2 1 0 2 -
Feb 14 Davidson L, 74-63 1 26 1 1 2 1 2 0.5 1 0 4 -
Feb 17 at George Washington L, 80-56 1 26 0 3 3 1 3 0.3 0 0 1 -
Feb 21 at Massachusetts W, 82-78 1 29 2 1 3 4 2 2.0 1 0 3 -
Feb 24 St. Bonaventure L, 68-63 1 28 3 1 4 0 6 0.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 28 George Mason L, 81-80 1 23 0 4 4 3 3 1.0 2 0 1 -
Mar 3 at Fordham W, 83-58 1 28 0 3 3 2 0 - 0 0 1 -
Mar 8 vs. Dayton W, 77-72 1 26 0 3 3 5 2 2.5 0 0 3 -
Mar 9 vs. Rhode Island L, 76-67 1 32 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 3 0 0 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 20 - 12.9 1.6-3.3 50.0 0.8-1.6 45.5 0.5-0.8 62.5 4.5
2017-18 33 33 29.5 4.5-10.4 43.3 2.4-5.7 41.8 1.5-1.9 75.0 12.9
Total 53 33 23.2 3.4-7.7 44.4 1.8-4.2 42.3 1.1-1.5 72.5 9.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 20 - 258 33-66 50.0 15-33 45.5 10-16 62.5 91
2017-18 33 33 972 149-344 43.3 79-189 41.8 48-64 75.0 425
Total 53 33 1230 182-410 44.4 94-222 42.3 58-80 72.5 516
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 20 - 12.9 5.1-10.2 50.0 2.3-5.1 45.5 1.6-2.5 62.5 14.1
2017-18 33 33 29.5 6.1-14.2 43.3 3.3-7.8 41.8 2.0-2.6 75.0 17.5
Total 53 33 23.2 5.9-13.3 44.4 3.1-7.2 42.3 1.9-2.6 72.5 16.8
  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 20 - 12.9 0.4 1.4 1.8 1.1 - 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.3 0.1
2017-18 33 33 29.5 0.8 2.9 3.7 1.9 0.0 2.5 2.5 1.0 1.3 0.2
Total 53 33 23.2 0.6 2.3 3.0 1.6 0.0 1.8 1.8 1.0 1.0 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 20 - 258 8 27 35 21 - 11 12 0.9 7 3
2017-18 33 33 972 26 97 123 64 0 83 81 1.0 44 7
Total 53 33 1230 34 124 158 85 0 94 93 1.0 51 10
  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 20 - 12.9 1.2 4.2 5.4 3.3 0.0 1.7 1.9 0.9 1.1 0.5
2017-18 33 33 29.5 1.1 4.0 5.1 2.6 0.0 3.4 3.3 1.0 1.8 0.3
Total 53 33 23.2 1.1 4.0 5.1 2.8 0.0 3.1 3.0 1.0 1.7 0.3
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 33 33 29.5 4.5-10.4 43.3 2.4-5.7 41.8 1.5-1.9 75.0 12.9
Conference 18 18 29.1 4.4-10.1 43.4 2.5-5.8 42.9 1.5-1.7 90.0 12.8
Exhibition 2 2 25.0 4.0-9.5 42.1 2.0-6.0 33.3 2.5-4.0 62.5 12.5
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Home 18 18 28.9 4.0-9.8 40.9 2.3-5.6 41.0 1.6-2.1 76.3 11.9
Away 10 10 29.2 4.8-10.9 44.0 2.5-5.8 43.1 1.3-1.5 86.7 13.4
Neutral 5 5 31.8 5.8-11.8 49.2 2.6-6.2 41.9 1.2-2.2 54.5 15.4
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Wins 18 18 28.8 4.9-10.3 47.3 2.8-5.9 48.1 1.6-2.0 80.6 14.2
Losses 15 15 30.3 4.1-10.5 38.6 1.9-5.5 33.7 1.3-1.9 67.9 11.3
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November 7 7 29.3 5.0-10.4 47.9 2.1-4.9 44.1 0.9-1.4 60.0 13.0
December 7 7 30.7 4.4-10.9 40.8 2.3-5.6 41.0 1.9-2.9 65.0 13.0
January 8 8 30.4 4.4-9.9 44.3 2.6-5.8 45.7 2.0-2.1 94.1 13.4
February 8 8 27.9 4.2-11.0 38.6 2.2-6.5 34.6 1.1-1.2 90.0 11.9
March 3 3 28.7 4.7-9.3 50.0 3.0-6.0 50.0 1.3-2.3 57.1 13.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 33 33 972 149-344 43.3 79-189 41.8 48-64 75.0 425
Conference 18 18 524 79-182 43.4 45-105 42.9 27-30 90.0 230
Exhibition 2 2 50 8-19 42.1 4-12 33.3 5-8 62.5 25
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Home 18 18 521 72-176 40.9 41-100 41.0 29-38 76.3 214
Away 10 10 292 48-109 44.0 25-58 43.1 13-15 86.7 134
Neutral 5 5 159 29-59 49.2 13-31 41.9 6-11 54.5 77
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Wins 18 18 518 88-186 47.3 51-106 48.1 29-36 80.6 256
Losses 15 15 454 61-158 38.6 28-83 33.7 19-28 67.9 169
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November 7 7 205 35-73 47.9 15-34 44.1 6-10 60.0 91
December 7 7 215 31-76 40.8 16-39 41.0 13-20 65.0 91
January 8 8 243 35-79 44.3 21-46 45.7 16-17 94.1 107
February 8 8 223 34-88 38.6 18-52 34.6 9-10 90.0 95
March 3 3 86 14-28 50.0 9-18 50.0 4-7 57.1 41
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 33 33 29.5 6.1-14.2 43.3 3.3-7.8 41.8 2.0-2.6 75.0 17.5
Conference 18 18 29.1 6.0-13.9 43.4 3.4-8.0 42.9 2.1-2.3 90.0 17.6
Exhibition 2 2 25.0 6.4-15.2 42.1 3.2-9.6 33.3 4.0-6.4 62.5 20.0
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Home 18 18 28.9 5.5-13.5 40.9 3.1-7.7 41.0 2.2-2.9 76.3 16.4
Away 10 10 29.2 6.6-14.9 44.0 3.4-7.9 43.1 1.8-2.1 86.7 18.4
Neutral 5 5 31.8 7.3-14.8 49.2 3.3-7.8 41.9 1.5-2.8 54.5 19.4
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Wins 18 18 28.8 6.8-14.4 47.3 3.9-8.2 48.1 2.2-2.8 80.6 19.8
Losses 15 15 30.3 5.4-13.9 38.6 2.5-7.3 33.7 1.7-2.5 67.9 14.9
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November 7 7 29.3 6.8-14.2 47.9 2.9-6.6 44.1 1.2-2.0 60.0 17.8
December 7 7 30.7 5.8-14.1 40.8 3.0-7.3 41.0 2.4-3.7 65.0 16.9
January 8 8 30.4 5.8-13.0 44.3 3.5-7.6 45.7 2.6-2.8 94.1 17.6
February 8 8 27.9 6.1-15.8 38.6 3.2-9.3 34.6 1.6-1.8 90.0 17.0
March 3 3 28.7 6.5-13.0 50.0 4.2-8.4 50.0 1.9-3.3 57.1 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
Total 33 33 29.5 0.8 2.9 3.7 1.9 0.0 2.5 2.5 1.0 1.3 0.2
Conference 18 18 29.1 0.6 2.8 3.4 1.9 - 2.3 2.8 0.8 0.9 0.1
Exhibition 2 2 25.0 1.0 3.0 4.0 2.5 - 2.5 2.5 1.0 1.0 0.0
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Home 18 18 28.9 0.9 3.1 4.0 2.1 - 2.5 2.4 1.0 1.6 0.2
Away 10 10 29.2 0.5 2.5 3.0 1.8 - 2.7 2.7 1.0 0.8 0.1
Neutral 5 5 31.8 0.8 3.4 4.2 1.6 0.0 2.2 2.0 1.1 1.4 0.4
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Wins 18 18 28.8 0.8 3.3 4.1 2.1 0.0 2.9 2.3 1.3 1.3 0.2
Losses 15 15 30.3 0.7 2.5 3.3 1.8 - 2.1 2.7 0.8 1.4 0.2
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November 7 7 29.3 1.4 2.9 4.3 2.1 0.0 2.6 1.7 1.5 1.9 0.6
December 7 7 30.7 0.7 3.6 4.3 2.1 - 3.1 2.3 1.4 1.7 0.1
January 8 8 30.4 0.5 2.9 3.4 1.9 - 2.3 2.6 0.9 1.1 0.1
February 8 8 27.9 0.9 2.6 3.5 1.9 - 2.1 3.5 0.6 0.9 0.1
March 3 3 28.7 0.0 2.7 2.7 1.3 - 2.7 1.3 2.0 1.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 33 33 972 26 97 123 64 0 83 81 1.0 44 7
Conference 18 18 524 11 51 62 34 - 41 50 0.8 17 2
Exhibition 2 2 50 2 6 8 5 - 5 5 1.0 2 0
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Home 18 18 521 17 55 72 38 - 45 44 1.0 29 4
Away 10 10 292 5 25 30 18 - 27 27 1.0 8 1
Neutral 5 5 159 4 17 21 8 0 11 10 1.1 7 2
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Wins 18 18 518 15 59 74 37 0 52 41 1.3 23 4
Losses 15 15 454 11 38 49 27 - 31 40 0.8 21 3
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November 7 7 205 10 20 30 15 0 18 12 1.5 13 4
December 7 7 215 5 25 30 15 - 22 16 1.4 12 1
January 8 8 243 4 23 27 15 - 18 21 0.9 9 1
February 8 8 223 7 21 28 15 - 17 28 0.6 7 1
March 3 3 86 0 8 8 4 - 8 4 2.0 3 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 33 33 29.5 1.1 4.0 5.1 2.6 0.0 3.4 3.3 1.0 1.8 0.3
Conference 18 18 29.1 0.8 3.9 4.7 2.6 0.0 3.1 3.8 0.8 1.3 0.2
Exhibition 2 2 25.0 1.6 4.8 6.4 4.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 1.0 1.6 0.0
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Home 18 18 28.9 1.3 4.2 5.5 2.9 0.0 3.5 3.4 1.0 2.2 0.3
Away 10 10 29.2 0.7 3.4 4.1 2.5 0.0 3.7 3.7 1.0 1.1 0.1
Neutral 5 5 31.8 1.0 4.3 5.3 2.0 0.0 2.8 2.5 1.1 1.8 0.5
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Wins 18 18 28.8 1.2 4.6 5.7 2.9 0.0 4.0 3.2 1.3 1.8 0.3
Losses 15 15 30.3 1.0 3.3 4.3 2.4 0.0 2.7 3.5 0.8 1.9 0.3
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November 7 7 29.3 2.0 3.9 5.9 2.9 0.0 3.5 2.3 1.5 2.5 0.8
December 7 7 30.7 0.9 4.7 5.6 2.8 0.0 4.1 3.0 1.4 2.2 0.2
January 8 8 30.4 0.7 3.8 4.4 2.5 0.0 3.0 3.5 0.9 1.5 0.2
February 8 8 27.9 1.3 3.8 5.0 2.7 0.0 3.0 5.0 0.6 1.3 0.2
March 3 3 28.7 0.0 3.7 3.7 1.9 0.0 3.7 1.9 2.0 1.4 0.0