14 NCAA Tournament Appearances

2019 NCAA Regional Semi-finalist

20 Darby Youngstrom
20 - Darby Youngstrom
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cook, Minn.
High School: North Woods
Position: G
gp 33
pts/g 11.3
fg % 45.9
3pt % 29.6
ft % 74.5
reb/g 5.0
a/g 2.1

2017-18: Suffered injury which forced her to miss the final 21 games. Led the team with 14.1 points per game before suffering injury. Made 15 free throws in a row, then followed it with 17 straight made free throws.

2016-17: Started all 29 games, totaling 885 minutes played. Named to the all-GLIAC second and defensive teams. Finished first on the team in scoring with 362 points and in field goal percentage with a 50.8 mark. Had a three-point percentage of 40.0 and a free throw percentage of 83.3. Added 191 rebounds, 52 assists, 34 steals and five blocks.

2015-16: Started all 27 games she appeared in. Averaged 8.2 points per game with 114 rebounds, 37 Assists, and 24 steals. Scored a season-high 19 points against Michigan Tech (Feb. 1). Named team's Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

2014-15: Redshirted

Before NMU: Was a guard at North Woods High School who earned several accolades.  She was named to the All-State Honorable Mention team in 2012 and 2013 along with being named All-State in 2014.  Youngstrom was the Mesabi Daily News Player of the Year for 2013 and 2014.  She was also named a Minnesota Miss Basketball Candidate after scoring 2,852 points in her career.

She was also Mesabi Daily News Player of the Year in 2012 for volleyball.

Personal: Darby is the daughter of Brian and Beth Youngstrom.  She was born on June 16th, 1996 and is majoring in elementary education.

Recent Games
Feb 28 at Michigan Tech L, 60-55
Mar 5 Ferris St. W, 65-51
Mar 9 at Grand Valley St. W, 47-38
Mar 10 vs. Ashland L, 65-58
Mar 15 vs. Ashland W, 64-57
Mar 16 at Drury L, 78-56
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 20
Games started 33 20
Minutes 1026 602
Minutes per game 31.1 30.1
FG 134-292 88-184
FG Pct 45.9 47.8
3PT 24-81 21-54
3PT Pct 29.6 38.9
FT 82-110 46-63
FT Pct 74.5 73.0
Off rebounds 46 36
Def rebounds 119 81
Total rebounds 165 117
Rebounds per game 5.0 5.8
Personal fouls 52 33
Disqualifications 1 1
Assists 68 40
Turnovers 67 42
Assist to turnover ratio 1.0 1.0
Steals 31 19
Blocks 6 6
Points 374 243
Points per game 11.3 12.2
Points per 40 min 14.6 16.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 3 Finlandia W, 79-38 0 1 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 4 Lake Superior St.   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 vs. Lewis W, 62-56 1 33 6-10 60.0 1-3 33.3 5-5 100.0 18
Nov 11 vs. Indianapolis W, 64-61 1 29 3-9 33.3 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 6
Nov 13 Minn. Duluth L, 51-45 1 30 1-6 16.7 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 2
Nov 16 Minn. St. Mankato W, 71-51 1 27 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 7-8 87.5 7
Nov 18 Minn. St. Moorhead W, 61-54 1 27 6-9 66.7 1-3 33.3 2-3 66.7 15
Nov 23 at Concordia-St. Paul L, 63-61 1 32 2-7 28.6 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 6
Nov 24 vs. Jamestown W, 54-45 1 24 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5-8 62.5 7
Nov 29 at Northwood W, 51-39 1 28 2-8 25.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 4
Dec 1 at Saginaw Valley W, 66-52 1 26 3-11 27.3 1-3 33.3 2-2 100.0 9
Dec 6 Purdue Northwest W, 76-38 1 15 6-7 85.7 3-4 75.0 1-1 100.0 16
Dec 8 Parkside W, 72-39 1 20 3-6 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
Dec 17 Lewis L, 58-50 1 31 3-11 27.3 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 6
Jan 3 at Wayne St. (Mich.) W, 69-56 1 31 2-7 28.6 0-3 0.0 1-2 50.0 5
Jan 5 at Ashland L, 71-55 1 28 4-7 57.1 0-1 0.0 2-3 66.7 10
Jan 10 Lake Superior St. W, 93-36 1 15 4-7 57.1 1-1 100.0 1-1 100.0 10
Jan 12 Ferris St. W, 53-42 1 29 5-12 41.7 3-9 33.3 3-3 100.0 16
Jan 17 Davenport W, 69-61 1 29 1-7 14.3 0-2 0.0 4-6 66.7 6
Jan 19 Grand Valley St. W, 56-43 1 30 4-7 57.1 2-3 66.7 2-4 50.0 12
Jan 26 Michigan Tech L, 55-53 1 36 0-7 0.0 0-2 0.0 3-4 75.0 3
Jan 31 at Parkside L, 72-64 1 33 8-12 66.7 1-2 50.0 4-6 66.7 21
Feb 2 at Purdue Northwest W, 44-40 1 34 2-8 25.0 0-1 0.0 4-4 100.0 8
Feb 7 Saginaw Valley W, 56-38 1 33 7-9 77.8 2-3 66.7 2-3 66.7 18
Feb 9 Northwood W, 54-43 1 37 7-12 58.3 1-2 50.0 2-4 50.0 17
Feb 14 at Ferris St. W, 70-66 1 49 10-15 66.7 1-4 25.0 4-5 80.0 25
Feb 16 at Lake Superior St. W, 63-47 1 26 6-11 54.5 0-1 0.0 3-5 60.0 15
Feb 21 at Grand Valley St. L, 50-37 1 35 3-9 33.3 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 8
Feb 23 at Davenport W, 64-42 1 28 6-10 60.0 3-5 60.0 2-4 50.0 17
Feb 28 at Michigan Tech L, 60-55 1 40 5-12 41.7 0-1 0.0 6-6 100.0 16
Mar 5 Ferris St. W, 65-51 1 38 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 6
Mar 9 at Grand Valley St. W, 47-38 1 36 2-7 28.6 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Mar 10 vs. Ashland L, 65-58 1 40 11-18 61.1 0-1 0.0 4-7 57.1 26
Mar 15 vs. Ashland W, 64-57 1 39 5-13 38.5 0-1 0.0 4-4 100.0 14
Mar 16 at Drury L, 78-56 1 38 4-9 44.4 0-4 0.0 4-4 100.0 12
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 3 Finlandia W, 79-38 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Nov 4 Lake Superior St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 vs. Lewis W, 62-56 1 33 1 4 5 3 2 1.5 1 0 4 -
Nov 11 vs. Indianapolis W, 64-61 1 29 0 4 4 3 2 1.5 1 0 1 0
Nov 13 Minn. Duluth L, 51-45 1 30 1 5 6 2 3 0.7 0 0 1 -
Nov 16 Minn. St. Mankato W, 71-51 1 27 0 0 0 2 4 0.5 3 0 3 -
Nov 18 Minn. St. Moorhead W, 61-54 1 27 0 0 0 2 1 2.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 23 at Concordia-St. Paul L, 63-61 1 32 0 3 3 4 1 4.0 0 0 2 -
Nov 24 vs. Jamestown W, 54-45 1 24 1 2 3 1 4 0.3 0 0 0 -
Nov 29 at Northwood W, 51-39 1 28 3 1 4 3 3 1.0 2 0 3 -
Dec 1 at Saginaw Valley W, 66-52 1 26 4 4 8 3 1 3.0 1 0 1 -
Dec 6 Purdue Northwest W, 76-38 1 15 1 3 4 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 -
Dec 8 Parkside W, 72-39 1 20 0 3 3 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 -
Dec 17 Lewis L, 58-50 1 31 2 2 4 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 3 at Wayne St. (Mich.) W, 69-56 1 31 2 1 3 6 0 - 0 1 2 -
Jan 5 at Ashland L, 71-55 1 28 1 0 1 2 2 1.0 0 0 3 -
Jan 10 Lake Superior St. W, 93-36 1 15 2 2 4 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 -
Jan 12 Ferris St. W, 53-42 1 29 4 8 12 1 1 1.0 3 0 2 0
Jan 17 Davenport W, 69-61 1 29 6 4 10 8 2 4.0 2 1 1 -
Jan 19 Grand Valley St. W, 56-43 1 30 0 5 5 0 5 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 26 Michigan Tech L, 55-53 1 36 0 4 4 2 5 0.4 0 0 5 1
Jan 31 at Parkside L, 72-64 1 33 0 5 5 2 4 0.5 1 0 3 0
Feb 2 at Purdue Northwest W, 44-40 1 34 2 8 10 1 1 1.0 2 0 0 -
Feb 7 Saginaw Valley W, 56-38 1 33 0 6 6 1 0 - 1 0 1 -
Feb 9 Northwood W, 54-43 1 37 3 8 11 1 3 0.3 0 1 1 -
Feb 14 at Ferris St. W, 70-66 1 49 3 5 8 0 2 0.0 4 0 2 0
Feb 16 at Lake Superior St. W, 63-47 1 26 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 0 2 0 -
Feb 21 at Grand Valley St. L, 50-37 1 35 0 5 5 1 4 0.3 2 0 1 0
Feb 23 at Davenport W, 64-42 1 28 2 0 2 2 1 2.0 0 1 2 -
Feb 28 at Michigan Tech L, 60-55 1 40 3 6 9 3 3 1.0 0 0 1 -
Mar 5 Ferris St. W, 65-51 1 38 2 5 7 7 1 7.0 0 0 1 -
Mar 9 at Grand Valley St. W, 47-38 1 36 2 5 7 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 0
Mar 10 vs. Ashland L, 65-58 1 40 0 3 3 0 0 - 3 0 1 -
Mar 15 vs. Ashland W, 64-57 1 39 0 3 3 2 0 - 2 0 1 -
Mar 16 at Drury L, 78-56 1 38 1 2 3 0 5 0.0 0 0 0 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2015-16 27 27 25.4 3.1-6.2 49.4 0.3-1.2 21.2 1.8-2.6 67.6 8.2
2016-17 29 29 30.5 4.1-8.1 50.8 0.3-0.8 34.8 3.9-5.1 76.5 12.5
2017-18 8 8 27.5 4.9-9.9 49.4 0.4-1.0 37.5 4.0-4.1 97.0 14.1
2018-19 33 33 31.1 4.1-8.8 45.9 0.7-2.5 29.6 2.5-3.3 74.5 11.3
Total 97 97 29.1 3.9-8.0 48.5 0.4-1.5 29.0 2.8-3.7 76.0 11.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
2015-16 27 27 687 83-168 49.4 7-33 21.2 48-71 67.6 221
2016-17 29 29 885 120-236 50.8 8-23 34.8 114-149 76.5 362
2017-18 8 8 220 39-79 49.4 3-8 37.5 32-33 97.0 113
2018-19 33 33 1026 134-292 45.9 24-81 29.6 82-110 74.5 374
Total 97 97 2818 376-775 48.5 42-145 29.0 276-363 76.0 1070
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2015-16 27 27 25.4 4.8-9.8 49.4 0.4-1.9 21.2 2.8-4.1 67.6 12.9
2016-17 29 29 30.5 5.4-10.7 50.8 0.4-1.0 34.8 5.2-6.7 76.5 16.4
2017-18 8 8 27.5 7.1-14.4 49.4 0.5-1.5 37.5 5.8-6.0 97.0 20.5
2018-19 33 33 31.1 5.2-11.4 45.9 0.9-3.2 29.6 3.2-4.3 74.5 14.6
Total 97 97 29.1 5.3-11.0 48.5 0.6-2.1 29.0 3.9-5.2 76.0 15.2
  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 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 27 27 25.4 1.5 2.7 4.2 1.6 0.0 1.4 1.7 0.8 0.9 0.0
2016-17 29 29 30.5 2.3 4.2 6.6 1.6 0.0 1.8 2.6 0.7 1.2 0.2
2017-18 8 8 27.5 1.3 3.6 4.9 1.6 - 1.5 2.8 0.5 0.9 0.3
2018-19 33 33 31.1 1.4 3.6 5.0 1.6 0.0 2.1 2.0 1.0 0.9 0.2
Total 97 97 29.1 1.7 3.6 5.2 1.6 0.0 1.7 2.2 0.8 1.0 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 27 27 687 40 74 114 43 1 37 46 0.8 24 1
2016-17 29 29 885 68 123 191 46 0 52 75 0.7 34 5
2017-18 8 8 220 10 29 39 13 - 12 22 0.5 7 2
2018-19 33 33 1026 46 119 165 52 1 68 67 1.0 31 6
Total 97 97 2818 164 345 509 154 2 169 210 0.8 96 14
  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 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 27 27 25.4 2.3 4.3 6.6 2.5 0.1 2.2 2.7 0.8 1.4 0.1
2016-17 29 29 30.5 3.1 5.6 8.6 2.1 0.0 2.4 3.4 0.7 1.5 0.2
2017-18 8 8 27.5 1.8 5.3 7.1 2.4 0.0 2.2 4.0 0.5 1.3 0.4
2018-19 33 33 31.1 1.8 4.6 6.4 2.0 0.0 2.7 2.6 1.0 1.2 0.2
Total 97 97 29.1 2.3 4.9 7.2 2.2 0.0 2.4 3.0 0.8 1.4 0.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 33 33 31.1 4.1-8.8 45.9 0.7-2.5 29.6 2.5-3.3 74.5 11.3
Conference 20 20 30.1 4.4-9.2 47.8 1.1-2.7 38.9 2.3-3.1 73.0 12.2
Exhibition 1 0 1.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
-
Home 14 14 28.4 3.5-7.6 45.8 1.0-2.8 35.9 2.1-2.9 70.7 10.1
Away 14 14 33.1 4.2-9.5 44.4 0.6-2.5 25.7 2.5-3.2 77.8 11.6
Neutral 5 5 33.0 5.2-10.4 50.0 0.2-1.4 14.3 3.6-4.8 75.0 14.2
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Wins 23 23 29.7 4.0-8.4 47.9 0.9-2.5 34.5 2.5-3.4 74.4 11.5
Losses 10 10 34.3 4.1-9.8 41.8 0.4-2.3 17.4 2.4-3.2 75.0 11.0
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November 8 8 28.8 2.6-6.8 38.9 0.4-2.2 16.7 2.5-3.2 76.9 8.1
December 4 4 23.0 3.8-8.8 42.9 1.2-3.0 41.7 0.8-0.8 100.0 9.5
January 8 8 28.9 3.5-8.2 42.4 0.9-2.9 30.4 2.5-3.6 69.0 10.4
February 8 8 35.3 5.8-10.8 53.5 1.1-2.5 45.0 2.9-3.9 74.2 15.5
March 5 5 38.2 4.8-10.2 47.1 0.0-1.6 0.0 3.2-4.2 76.2 12.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 33 33 1026 134-292 45.9 24-81 29.6 82-110 74.5 374
Conference 20 20 602 88-184 47.8 21-54 38.9 46-63 73.0 243
Exhibition 1 0 1 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 14 14 397 49-107 45.8 14-39 35.9 29-41 70.7 141
Away 14 14 464 59-133 44.4 9-35 25.7 35-45 77.8 162
Neutral 5 5 165 26-52 50.0 1-7 14.3 18-24 75.0 71
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Wins 23 23 683 93-194 47.9 20-58 34.5 58-78 74.4 264
Losses 10 10 343 41-98 41.8 4-23 17.4 24-32 75.0 110
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November 8 8 230 21-54 38.9 3-18 16.7 20-26 76.9 65
December 4 4 92 15-35 42.9 5-12 41.7 3-3 100.0 38
January 8 8 231 28-66 42.4 7-23 30.4 20-29 69.0 83
February 8 8 282 46-86 53.5 9-20 45.0 23-31 74.2 124
March 5 5 191 24-51 47.1 0-8 0.0 16-21 76.2 64
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 33 33 31.1 5.2-11.4 45.9 0.9-3.2 29.6 3.2-4.3 74.5 14.6
Conference 20 20 30.1 5.8-12.2 47.8 1.4-3.6 38.9 3.1-4.2 73.0 16.1
Exhibition 1 0 1.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
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Home 14 14 28.4 4.9-10.8 45.8 1.4-3.9 35.9 2.9-4.1 70.7 14.2
Away 14 14 33.1 5.1-11.5 44.4 0.8-3.0 25.7 3.0-3.9 77.8 14.0
Neutral 5 5 33.0 6.3-12.6 50.0 0.2-1.7 14.3 4.4-5.8 75.0 17.2
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Wins 23 23 29.7 5.4-11.4 47.9 1.2-3.4 34.5 3.4-4.6 74.4 15.5
Losses 10 10 34.3 4.8-11.4 41.8 0.5-2.7 17.4 2.8-3.7 75.0 12.8
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November 8 8 28.8 3.7-9.4 38.9 0.5-3.1 16.7 3.5-4.5 76.9 11.3
December 4 4 23.0 6.5-15.2 42.9 2.2-5.2 41.7 1.3-1.3 100.0 16.5
January 8 8 28.9 4.8-11.4 42.4 1.2-4.0 30.4 3.5-5.0 69.0 14.4
February 8 8 35.3 6.5-12.2 53.5 1.3-2.8 45.0 3.3-4.4 74.2 17.6
March 5 5 38.2 5.0-10.7 47.1 0.0-1.7 0.0 3.4-4.4 76.2 13.4
  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 31.1 1.4 3.6 5.0 1.6 0.0 2.1 2.0 1.0 0.9 0.2
Conference 20 20 30.1 1.8 4.0 5.8 1.6 0.1 2.0 2.1 1.0 0.9 0.3
Exhibition 1 0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 14 14 28.4 1.5 3.9 5.4 1.7 0.1 2.2 2.1 1.0 0.9 0.1
Away 14 14 33.1 1.6 3.4 5.1 1.5 0.0 2.0 2.1 1.0 0.9 0.3
Neutral 5 5 33.0 0.4 3.2 3.6 1.4 0.0 1.8 1.6 1.1 1.4 0.0
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Wins 23 23 29.7 1.7 3.7 5.3 1.4 0.0 2.2 1.7 1.3 1.0 0.3
Losses 10 10 34.3 0.8 3.5 4.3 1.9 0.1 1.7 2.8 0.6 0.7 0.0
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November 8 8 28.8 0.8 2.4 3.1 2.0 0.0 2.5 2.5 1.0 1.0 0.0
December 4 4 23.0 1.8 3.0 4.8 1.3 - 1.8 1.3 1.4 0.5 0.0
January 8 8 28.9 1.9 3.6 5.5 2.4 0.1 2.8 2.5 1.1 0.9 0.3
February 8 8 35.3 1.6 5.1 6.8 1.0 0.0 1.1 1.9 0.6 1.1 0.5
March 5 5 38.2 1.0 3.6 4.6 0.8 0.0 2.0 1.4 1.4 1.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 33 33 1026 46 119 165 52 1 68 67 1.0 31 6
Conference 20 20 602 36 81 117 33 1 40 42 1.0 19 6
Exhibition 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0
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Home 14 14 397 21 55 76 24 1 31 30 1.0 12 2
Away 14 14 464 23 48 71 21 0 28 29 1.0 12 4
Neutral 5 5 165 2 16 18 7 0 9 8 1.1 7 0
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Wins 23 23 683 38 84 122 33 0 51 39 1.3 24 6
Losses 10 10 343 8 35 43 19 1 17 28 0.6 7 0
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November 8 8 230 6 19 25 16 0 20 20 1.0 8 0
December 4 4 92 7 12 19 5 - 7 5 1.4 2 0
January 8 8 231 15 29 44 19 1 22 20 1.1 7 2
February 8 8 282 13 41 54 8 0 9 15 0.6 9 4
March 5 5 191 5 18 23 4 0 10 7 1.4 5 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 31.1 1.8 4.6 6.4 2.0 0.0 2.7 2.6 1.0 1.2 0.2
Conference 20 20 30.1 2.4 5.4 7.8 2.2 0.1 2.7 2.8 1.0 1.3 0.4
Exhibition 1 0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 14 14 28.4 2.1 5.5 7.7 2.4 0.1 3.1 3.0 1.0 1.2 0.2
Away 14 14 33.1 2.0 4.1 6.1 1.8 0.0 2.4 2.5 1.0 1.0 0.3
Neutral 5 5 33.0 0.5 3.9 4.4 1.7 0.0 2.2 1.9 1.1 1.7 0.0
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Wins 23 23 29.7 2.2 4.9 7.1 1.9 0.0 3.0 2.3 1.3 1.4 0.4
Losses 10 10 34.3 0.9 4.1 5.0 2.2 0.1 2.0 3.3 0.6 0.8 0.0
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November 8 8 28.8 1.0 3.3 4.3 2.8 0.0 3.5 3.5 1.0 1.4 0.0
December 4 4 23.0 3.0 5.2 8.3 2.2 0.0 3.0 2.2 1.4 0.9 0.0
January 8 8 28.9 2.6 5.0 7.6 3.3 0.2 3.8 3.5 1.1 1.2 0.3
February 8 8 35.3 1.8 5.8 7.7 1.1 0.0 1.3 2.1 0.6 1.3 0.6
March 5 5 38.2 1.0 3.8 4.8 0.8 0.0 2.1 1.5 1.4 1.0 0.0