20 Olariche Obi
20 Olariche Obi
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Murfreesboro, Tenn.
High School: Central Magnet
Position: F
gp 24
pts/g 10.7
fg % 47.4
3pt % -
ft % 46.5
reb/g 8.1
a/g 1.4

School Records:

  • Career: No. 2 in rebounds (903); No. 4 in field goals (453); No. 5 in steals (216); No. 6 in field-goal percentage (.495); No. 6 in blocked shots (113); No. 10 in points (1,076)
  • Season: No. 3 in rebounds (302); No. 3 in steals (75); No. 9 in blocked shots (43)

2018-19:

  • D3hoops.com Second Team All-Region
  • First Team All-UAA, UAA Defensive Player of the Year
  • D3hoops.com Preseason All-American Honorable Mention
  • Started 22 out of 24 games played
  • Became the 13th Maroon to reach 1,000 career points (1,076)
  • Averaged 10.7 points, 1.4 assists and 0.9 blocks per game while shooting 47.4 percent from the field
  • Led the team with 8.1 rebounds and 2.2 steals per game
  • Compiled six double-doubles on the season and eight games with at least 10 rebounds
  • Scored a season-high 19 points and snagged eight rebounds at Case Western Reserve
  • Tallied a season-high six steals with 11 points and seven rebounds versus Oglethorpe
  • Posted 13 points and 11 rebounds against NYU

2017-18:

  • WBCA Honorable Mention All-American
  • D3hoops.com Second Team All-Region
  • First Team All-UAA
  • Started all 27 games
  • Led the team in rebounding (11.2 RPG), field-goal percentage (.476), steals (2.8 SPG) and blocks (0.9 BPG)
  • Ranked third on the team with 12.5 points per game
  • Collected 15 double-doubles and 19 games with double-digit rebounds
  • Ranked 25th nationally in rebounds and 20th in double-doubles
  • Posted the third-most rebounds and steals in program history
  • Tallied four games with six steals
  • Totaled 21 points and a career-high 18 rebounds versus Emory
  • Posted 21 points and 15 rebounds against Elmhurst
  • Scored a career-high 22 points at Emory and Rochester
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (Dec. 18, Jan. 29)

2016-17:

  • Honorable Mention All-UAA
  • Played in 27 games with 23 starts
  • Led the team in field-goal percentage (.520), rebounds (7.1 RPG) and blocks (1.6 BPG)
  • Averaged 9.1 points and 1.5 steals per game on the season
  • Scored a career-high 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds at Washington-St. Louis
  • Tallied 20 points, nine rebounds and three blocks at Carthage
  • Posted double-doubles versus Hendrix (16 points, 10 rebounds, four steals) and Brandeis (11 points, 11 rebounds)
  • Recorded 12 games with double-digit points and five games with double-digit rebounds

2015-16:

  • UAA Rookie of the Year
  • Played in all 25 games, including eight starts
  • Averaged 9.4 points and a team-high 8.6 rebounds per game
  • Led the team in steals (49) and blocks (25) while ranking third in field-goal percentage (.524)
  • Recorded 14 games with double-digit points and eight games with double-digit rebounds
  • Scored 14 points with 15 rebounds versus MSOE
  • Pulled down a season-high 18 rebounds with 10 points against Carnegie Mellon
  • Tallied 14 points and 14 rebounds with four steals at IIT
  • Posted five double-doubles on the season
  • Pacific Northwest All-Tournament Team

Personal:

  • Major: Political Science
  • Played four years of basketball in high school
  • Averaged 16 points and 9 rebounds per game as a senior
  • First Team All-District (2012-15) and Second Team All-District (2011-12)
  • Most Improved (2012-13)
  • Scored more than 1,000 points in her high school career
  • First Team All-Tournament (2013-15) 
  • Team captain
  • Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA), French Club, President of Outdoors Club, Sports Enthusiast Club
  • Basketball coach for third graders
Recent Games
Feb 8 at Rochester (N.Y.) W, 78-75
Feb 10 at Emory L, 60-57
Feb 15 Brandeis W, 85-68
Feb 17 New York U. W, 68-48
Feb 23 at Washington (Mo.) L, 67-52
Mar 1 vs. Oglethorpe L, 57-51
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 24 14
Games started 22 14
Minutes 515 304
Minutes per game 21.5 21.7
FG 108-228 68-138
FG Pct 47.4 49.3
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 40-86 18-38
FT Pct 46.5 47.4
Off rebounds 86 54
Def rebounds 109 65
Total rebounds 195 119
Rebounds per game 8.1 8.5
Personal fouls 77 45
Disqualifications 4 3
Assists 33 17
Turnovers 39 24
Assist to turnover ratio 0.8 0.7
Steals 52 23
Blocks 21 11
Points 256 154
Points per game 10.7 11.0
Points per 40 min 19.9 20.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 8 at Lake Forest W, 85-63 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at #10 Illinois Wesleyan W, 77-76 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Heidelberg W, 89-70 - 10 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Nov 18 MIT W, 81-72 - 20 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Nov 28 Wheaton (Ill.) W, 72-69 1 21 5-17 29.4 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 13
Dec 1 at Elmhurst W, 73-54 1 18 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 7
Dec 3 #4 Thomas More L, 84-71 1 26 4-10 40.0 0-0 - 6-9 66.7 14
Dec 16 at Carthage W, 68-59 1 19 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 0-3 0.0 6
Dec 18 at Rose-Hulman W, 68-61 1 21 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 13
Dec 29 vs. Beloit W, 74-49 1 23 6-9 66.7 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 12
Dec 30 vs. Husson L, 64-59 1 24 4-11 36.4 0-0 - 0-6 0.0 8
Jan 5 Washington (Mo.) L, 85-66 1 25 8-11 72.7 0-0 - 1-5 20.0 17
Jan 11 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 63-44 1 18 2-13 15.4 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 5
Jan 13 Emory W, 60-56 1 20 2-8 25.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 7
Jan 18 at Brandeis W, 71-62 1 26 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 4-8 50.0 14
Jan 20 at New York U. L, 66-62 1 14 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 10
Jan 25 Case Western Reserve W, 83-55 1 23 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 12
Jan 27 Carnegie Mellon W, 57-45 1 26 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 1 at Case Western Reserve W, 60-54 1 17 9-16 56.3 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 19
Feb 3 at Carnegie Mellon W, 66-54 1 20 6-11 54.5 0-0 - 0-0 - 12
Feb 8 at Rochester (N.Y.) W, 78-75 1 23 7-11 63.6 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 15
Feb 10 at Emory L, 60-57 1 20 4-10 40.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Feb 15 Brandeis W, 85-68 1 19 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Feb 17 New York U. W, 68-48 1 27 6-11 54.5 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 13
Feb 23 at Washington (Mo.) L, 67-52 1 26 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 11
Mar 1 vs. Oglethorpe L, 57-51 1 29 3-10 30.0 0-0 - 5-10 50.0 11
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 8 at Lake Forest W, 85-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at #10 Illinois Wesleyan W, 77-76 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Heidelberg W, 89-70 - 10 2 1 3 1 3 0.3 5 1 4 0
Nov 18 MIT W, 81-72 - 20 3 7 10 3 0 - 0 2 2 -
Nov 28 Wheaton (Ill.) W, 72-69 1 21 4 4 8 4 1 4.0 5 1 4 0
Dec 1 at Elmhurst W, 73-54 1 18 5 3 8 0 3 0.0 1 1 1 -
Dec 3 #4 Thomas More L, 84-71 1 26 1 1 2 3 0 - 3 1 3 -
Dec 16 at Carthage W, 68-59 1 19 1 7 8 0 3 0.0 2 0 3 0
Dec 18 at Rose-Hulman W, 68-61 1 21 4 4 8 1 2 0.5 1 0 4 -
Dec 29 vs. Beloit W, 74-49 1 23 4 7 11 0 2 0.0 2 1 2 -
Dec 30 vs. Husson L, 64-59 1 24 4 7 11 3 1 3.0 4 2 5 1
Jan 5 Washington (Mo.) L, 85-66 1 25 3 5 8 0 1 0.0 4 1 5 1
Jan 11 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 63-44 1 18 4 5 9 1 1 1.0 4 0 3 -
Jan 13 Emory W, 60-56 1 20 3 8 11 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 -
Jan 18 at Brandeis W, 71-62 1 26 4 6 10 1 2 0.5 1 2 3 -
Jan 20 at New York U. L, 66-62 1 14 3 4 7 2 3 0.7 0 0 5 1
Jan 25 Case Western Reserve W, 83-55 1 23 4 6 10 0 2 0.0 3 1 3 -
Jan 27 Carnegie Mellon W, 57-45 1 26 5 4 9 2 1 2.0 4 1 4 -
Feb 1 at Case Western Reserve W, 60-54 1 17 6 2 8 1 1 1.0 1 2 4 0
Feb 3 at Carnegie Mellon W, 66-54 1 20 3 3 6 1 2 0.5 1 1 1 -
Feb 8 at Rochester (N.Y.) W, 78-75 1 23 3 7 10 2 1 2.0 0 2 5 1
Feb 10 at Emory L, 60-57 1 20 3 2 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 4 -
Feb 15 Brandeis W, 85-68 1 19 3 3 6 0 1 0.0 2 0 1 -
Feb 17 New York U. W, 68-48 1 27 5 6 11 3 4 0.8 0 0 0 -
Feb 23 at Washington (Mo.) L, 67-52 1 26 5 4 9 3 3 1.0 3 1 4 -
Mar 1 vs. Oglethorpe L, 57-51 1 29 4 3 7 1 0 - 6 1 4 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2015-16 25 8 21.0 3.9-7.5 52.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-3.0 51.3 9.4
2016-17 27 23 20.4 3.9-7.6 52.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-3.1 42.2 9.1
2017-18 27 27 24.6 5.2-11.0 47.6 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.1-3.5 59.6 12.5
2018-19 24 22 21.5 4.5-9.5 47.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-3.6 46.5 10.7
Total 103 80 21.9 4.4-8.9 49.5 0.0-0.0 0.0 1.7-3.3 50.1 10.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2015-16 25 8 525 98-187 52.4 0-0 - 39-76 51.3 235
2016-17 27 23 550 106-204 52.0 0-0 - 35-83 42.2 247
2017-18 27 27 665 141-296 47.6 0-1 0.0 56-94 59.6 338
2018-19 24 22 515 108-228 47.4 0-0 - 40-86 46.5 256
Total 103 80 2255 453-915 49.5 0-1 0.0 170-339 50.1 1076
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2015-16 25 8 21.0 7.5-14.2 52.4 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-5.8 51.3 17.9
2016-17 27 23 20.4 7.7-14.8 52.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-6.0 42.2 18.0
2017-18 27 27 24.6 8.5-17.8 47.6 0.0-0.1 0.0 3.4-5.7 59.6 20.3
2018-19 24 22 21.5 8.4-17.7 47.4 0.0-0.0 - 3.1-6.7 46.5 19.9
Total 103 80 21.9 8.0-16.2 49.5 0.0-0.0 0.0 3.0-6.0 50.1 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
2015-16 25 8 21.0 3.8 4.8 8.6 3.2 0.1 1.0 1.8 0.6 2.0 1.0
2016-17 27 23 20.4 2.9 4.1 7.1 3.0 0.1 1.0 1.9 0.5 1.5 1.6
2017-18 27 27 24.6 4.6 6.6 11.2 2.8 0.1 1.6 1.4 1.2 2.8 0.9
2018-19 24 22 21.5 3.6 4.5 8.1 3.2 0.2 1.4 1.6 0.8 2.2 0.9
Total 103 80 21.9 3.7 5.0 8.8 3.0 0.1 1.3 1.7 0.8 2.1 1.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2015-16 25 8 525 94 121 215 81 3 26 45 0.6 49 25
2016-17 27 23 550 79 112 191 80 3 26 50 0.5 40 43
2017-18 27 27 665 125 177 302 75 2 44 38 1.2 75 24
2018-19 24 22 515 86 109 195 77 4 33 39 0.8 52 21
Total 103 80 2255 384 519 903 313 12 129 172 0.8 216 113
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2015-16 25 8 21.0 7.2 9.2 16.4 6.2 0.2 2.0 3.4 0.6 3.7 1.9
2016-17 27 23 20.4 5.7 8.1 13.9 5.8 0.2 1.9 3.6 0.5 2.9 3.1
2017-18 27 27 24.6 7.5 10.6 18.2 4.5 0.1 2.6 2.3 1.2 4.5 1.4
2018-19 24 22 21.5 6.7 8.5 15.1 6.0 0.3 2.6 3.0 0.8 4.0 1.6
Total 103 80 21.9 6.8 9.2 16.0 5.6 0.2 2.3 3.1 0.8 3.8 2.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 24 22 21.5 4.5-9.5 47.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-3.6 46.5 10.7
Conference 14 14 21.7 4.9-9.9 49.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-2.7 47.4 11.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 11 9 21.4 4.1-9.6 42.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-3.2 57.1 10.0
Away 10 10 20.4 5.0-9.2 54.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.5-3.3 45.5 11.5
Neutral 3 3 25.3 4.3-10.0 43.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-6.0 27.8 10.3
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Wins 17 15 20.6 4.5-9.4 47.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.5-2.9 50.0 10.4
Losses 7 7 23.4 4.6-9.7 47.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.1-5.1 41.7 11.3
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November 3 1 17.0 4.3-10.0 43.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-2.7 62.5 10.3
December 6 6 21.8 4.0-8.3 48.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-5.0 40.0 10.0
January 7 7 21.7 4.1-9.0 46.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-3.1 50.0 9.9
February 7 7 21.7 5.6-10.7 52.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.3 43.8 12.1
March 1 1 29.0 3.0-10.0 30.0 0.0-0.0 - 5.0-10.0 50.0 11.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 24 22 515 108-228 47.4 0-0 - 40-86 46.5 256
Conference 14 14 304 68-138 49.3 0-0 - 18-38 47.4 154
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 11 9 235 45-106 42.5 0-0 - 20-35 57.1 110
Away 10 10 204 50-92 54.3 0-0 - 15-33 45.5 115
Neutral 3 3 76 13-30 43.3 0-0 - 5-18 27.8 31
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Wins 17 15 351 76-160 47.5 0-0 - 25-50 50.0 177
Losses 7 7 164 32-68 47.1 0-0 - 15-36 41.7 79
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November 3 1 51 13-30 43.3 0-0 - 5-8 62.5 31
December 6 6 131 24-50 48.0 0-0 - 12-30 40.0 60
January 7 7 152 29-63 46.0 0-0 - 11-22 50.0 69
February 7 7 152 39-75 52.0 0-0 - 7-16 43.8 85
March 1 1 29 3-10 30.0 0-0 - 5-10 50.0 11
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 24 22 21.5 8.4-17.7 47.4 0.0-0.0 - 3.1-6.7 46.5 19.9
Conference 14 14 21.7 8.9-18.2 49.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-5.0 47.4 20.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 11 9 21.4 7.7-18.0 42.5 0.0-0.0 - 3.4-6.0 57.1 18.7
Away 10 10 20.4 9.8-18.0 54.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.9-6.5 45.5 22.5
Neutral 3 3 25.3 6.8-15.8 43.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-9.5 27.8 16.3
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Wins 17 15 20.6 8.7-18.2 47.5 0.0-0.0 - 2.8-5.7 50.0 20.2
Losses 7 7 23.4 7.8-16.6 47.1 0.0-0.0 - 3.7-8.8 41.7 19.3
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November 3 1 17.0 10.2-23.5 43.3 0.0-0.0 - 3.9-6.3 62.5 24.3
December 6 6 21.8 7.3-15.3 48.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.7-9.2 40.0 18.3
January 7 7 21.7 7.6-16.6 46.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.9-5.8 50.0 18.2
February 7 7 21.7 10.3-19.7 52.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-4.2 43.8 22.4
March 1 1 29.0 4.1-13.8 30.0 0.0-0.0 - 6.9-13.8 50.0 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
Total 24 22 21.5 3.6 4.5 8.1 3.2 0.2 1.4 1.6 0.8 2.2 0.9
Conference 14 14 21.7 3.9 4.6 8.5 3.2 0.2 1.2 1.7 0.7 1.6 0.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 9 21.4 3.4 4.5 7.9 2.9 0.1 1.6 1.4 1.2 2.7 0.7
Away 10 10 20.4 3.7 4.2 7.9 3.4 0.2 1.1 2.1 0.5 1.0 0.9
Neutral 3 3 25.3 4.0 5.7 9.7 3.7 0.3 1.3 1.0 1.3 4.0 1.3
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Wins 17 15 20.6 3.7 4.9 8.6 2.8 0.1 1.2 1.8 0.7 1.9 0.9
Losses 7 7 23.4 3.3 3.7 7.0 4.3 0.4 1.7 1.3 1.3 2.9 0.9
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November 3 1 17.0 3.0 4.0 7.0 3.3 0.0 2.7 1.3 2.0 3.3 1.3
December 6 6 21.8 3.2 4.8 8.0 3.0 0.2 1.2 1.8 0.6 2.2 0.8
January 7 7 21.7 3.7 5.4 9.1 3.7 0.3 1.0 1.6 0.6 2.3 0.7
February 7 7 21.7 4.0 3.9 7.9 2.7 0.1 1.4 1.9 0.8 1.0 0.9
March 1 1 29.0 4.0 3.0 7.0 4.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 - 6.0 1.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 24 22 515 86 109 195 77 4 33 39 0.8 52 21
Conference 14 14 304 54 65 119 45 3 17 24 0.7 23 11
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 9 235 37 50 87 32 1 18 15 1.2 30 8
Away 10 10 204 37 42 79 34 2 11 21 0.5 10 9
Neutral 3 3 76 12 17 29 11 1 4 3 1.3 12 4
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Wins 17 15 351 63 83 146 47 1 21 30 0.7 32 15
Losses 7 7 164 23 26 49 30 3 12 9 1.3 20 6
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November 3 1 51 9 12 21 10 0 8 4 2.0 10 4
December 6 6 131 19 29 48 18 1 7 11 0.6 13 5
January 7 7 152 26 38 64 26 2 7 11 0.6 16 5
February 7 7 152 28 27 55 19 1 10 13 0.8 7 6
March 1 1 29 4 3 7 4 0 1 0 - 6 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 24 22 21.5 6.7 8.5 15.1 6.0 0.3 2.6 3.0 0.8 4.0 1.6
Conference 14 14 21.7 7.1 8.6 15.7 5.9 0.4 2.2 3.2 0.7 3.0 1.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 9 21.4 6.3 8.5 14.8 5.4 0.2 3.1 2.6 1.2 5.1 1.4
Away 10 10 20.4 7.3 8.2 15.5 6.7 0.4 2.2 4.1 0.5 2.0 1.8
Neutral 3 3 25.3 6.3 8.9 15.3 5.8 0.5 2.1 1.6 1.3 6.3 2.1
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Wins 17 15 20.6 7.2 9.5 16.6 5.4 0.1 2.4 3.4 0.7 3.6 1.7
Losses 7 7 23.4 5.6 6.3 12.0 7.3 0.7 2.9 2.2 1.3 4.9 1.5
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November 3 1 17.0 7.1 9.4 16.5 7.8 0.0 6.3 3.1 2.0 7.8 3.1
December 6 6 21.8 5.8 8.9 14.7 5.5 0.3 2.1 3.4 0.6 4.0 1.5
January 7 7 21.7 6.8 10.0 16.8 6.8 0.5 1.8 2.9 0.6 4.2 1.3
February 7 7 21.7 7.4 7.1 14.5 5.0 0.3 2.6 3.4 0.8 1.8 1.6
March 1 1 29.0 5.5 4.1 9.7 5.5 0.0 1.4 0.0 - 8.3 1.4