10 Jairus Lyles
10 Jairus Lyles
Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
Year: Grad.
Hometown: Silver Spring, Md.
High School: DeMatha
Previous College: VCU
Position: G
Major: Education (M.A.)
gp 17
pts/g 20.9
fg % 43.9
3pt % 40.7
ft % 83.5
reb/g 5.8
a/g 3.6

Accolades: (2015-16): Earned America East Second Team honors… Named AE and College Sports Madness Player of the Week on Feb. 7 after averaging 30.5 ppg in 2 games… An America East Winter-Spring Honor Roll member. (2016-17) Earned America East Second Team honors… Tabbed the team's co-Most Valuable Athlete, along with Will Darley... Received his undergraduate degree with a double major in psychology and sociology in May, 2017, but enrolled in UMBC graduate school (education) and compete for the Retrievers in his fourth season of eligibility in 2017-18.

 

Record-Book Material: Scored 1,086 points in just two UMBC campaigns and is currently 17th on the school’s all-time scoring list... Became the third player in school history to reach 600 points in a season and his 604 points is the most ever by a UMBC junior... Also became the second Retriever (Darryl Proctor, 2008-09), first junior and first UMBC guard to amass 600 points and 200 rebounds in a season in 2016-17… Currently, UMBC’s career leader in scoring average (20.5 ppg) and has recorded the top (23.0 ppg, 2015-16) and fifth-best (18.9 ppg, 2016-17) scoring averages in school history… Converted 210 field goals in 2016-17, third-most in school history and his 139 free throws made in ’16-’17 was one shy of a UMBC single-season record… Despite missing two games, played 1,107 minutes, the fifth-most in school history… For all-time UMBC juniors, his season numbers ranked No. 1 in points (604), scoring average (18.9), field goals made and attempted (210/475), and free throws made (139)… The 20 rebounds he snared versus The Citadel is tied for the seventh-most in school history and was the most since Justin Fry recorded 20 versus Hartford in February of 2011.      

 

2016-17:   Scored 20 or more points for the 17th and 18th times in first 25 UMBC games played (now 30 in 53 games) with a 24 versus Delaware State (Nov. 16) and 29 versus Kennesaw State three days later...  NAMED AMERICA EAST PLAYER OF THE WEEK (NOV. 21)...Scored in double figures in 19 straight games until a six-point effort vs. Albany on Jan. 16... Recorded a 24-point effort at Mt. St. Mary’s (Dec. 7)... Scored 29 points at Richmond (Dec. 10)... Became first UMBC DI player to record at least 30 points (32) and 20 rebounds in a double-overtime triumph over The Citadel on Dec. 19... The first player in the nation to accomplish the feat in 2016-17...NAMED AMERICA EAST AND COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS MID-MAJOR PLAYER OF THE WEEK (DEC. 26)... Posted fourth career double-double with 17 points and 10 caroms versus Maine (Jan. 8)... Scored 28 points in double overtime win over UNH on Jan. 28... Scored season-high 33 points at UNH in the finale and averaged 30.5 ppg in two regular season games versus the Wildcats...  In the regular season finale at UNH, attempted a school record 20 free throws… Despite illness, led UMBC with 17 points at UNH in AE Playoff loss... Scored 20 points in CIT victories over Fairfield and Liberty and posted fifth double-double with 12 points and 10 caroms versus St. Francis… But suffered leg injury in quarterfinal victory over Liberty and did not dress in semifinal setback to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi… Finished second in America East (68th nationally) with 18.9 ppg, and is 4th in America East rebounding (6.6)... Also placed second in steals with 1.7 per game.

 

 

2015-16: Debuted with a 27-point, 10-rebound effort at Howard on Dec. 19, scoring the most points (27) in a Retriever debut - Peter Mulligan tallied 24 in his debut vs. Towson in November of 2000… Added 24 points four days later at Towson and became the first Retriever with back-to-back 20-point efforts to start his tenure… Scored 21 points in the final 5:14 at NJIT on Jan. 2 and posted his first 30-point effort… After tallying 17 points at Albany, averaged 27.2 points per game over the next five outings, capped by a 32-point outing on Jan. 24 at Vermont… Scored 37 points in the win at Maine (Feb. 6), the third-most in school history, and most since Derell Thompson set the school record with 43 at Towson on Feb. 15, 1992… Recorded at least 10 field goals made in 7 of his first 14 contests and nine overall and scored 24 or more points in 12 of his first 14 contests and registered 14 overall outings with 24-plus… Led America East with 22.1 points, 2.7 steals and 37.2 minutes played in league games… Despite missing 11 games, has set UMBC sophomore records in field goals (170), points (482) and tied mark in steals (53)… Set UMBC single season mark for scoring average at 23.0 points per game, topping Rick Moreland’s 1982-83 record of 22.6. 

 

2013-14: Made his debut with a two-minute stint in a VCU victory over Illinois State... Scored his first collegiate points by hitting a pair of free throws on Dec. 17 vs. Wofford... Also corralled his first rebound in that contest... Hit 3-of-4 free throws with a rebound, an assist and a steal versus Rhode Island on Feb. 6... Recorded his first field goal, a three-pointer at Fordham on Feb. 27... Dished out a season high three assists versus the Rams... Saw action in 22 contests.

 

Background: Matriculated at UMBC during the spring semester of 2015... Attended VCU in 2013-14 and competed in 22 games for the Rams... After the spring semester, he transferred and attended Robert Morris University in the fall of 2014, but did not compete... As a senior at De Matha, averaged 13.4 points and 4.3 assists per game and helped lead the Stags to the WCAC conference title game in 2012... Has one borther, Zory, and a sister, Symone... Symone was a four-year letterwinner in women’s basketball at Ohio University... Lists favorite book at The Great Gatsby and is a fan of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers... Enjoys shopping... Son of Carol Motley.

 

 

CAREER STATS (*VCU)     

Year

GP-GS

Min-Avg.

FG-A

Pct.

3FG-A

Pct.

FT-A

Pct.

OR-DR-Tot.

Avg.

PF

FO

A

TO

BL

ST

TP

AVG

2013-14*

22-0

61-2.8

2/20

.100

1/8

.125

8/12

.667

1-4-5

0.2

9

0

5

4

0

5

13

0.6

UMBC

53-50

1868-35.2

380/825

.461

83/252

.329

243/340

.715

69-265-327

6.2

112

2

142

133

1

107

1086

20.5

Career

75-50

1939-25.9

382/855

.447

84/260

.323

251/352

.713

70-262-332

4.4

121

2

147

137

1

112

1099

14.7

 

Recent Games
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.) W, 85-41
Jan 3 New Hampshire W, 71-67
Jan 6 at Vermont L, 71-56
Jan 10 at Maine W, 72-67
Jan 13 at UMass Lowell W, 89-62
Jan 15 Hartford W, 78-56
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 5
Games started 16 5
Minutes 580 168
Minutes per game 34.1 33.6
FG 112-255 35-79
FG Pct 43.9 44.3
3PT 46-113 11-37
3PT Pct 40.7 29.7
FT 86-103 26-30
FT Pct 83.5 86.7
Off rebounds 13 3
Def rebounds 86 31
Total rebounds 99 34
Rebounds per game 5.8 6.8
Personal fouls 29 9
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 61 14
Turnovers 56 15
Assist to turnover ratio 1.1 0.9
Steals 36 9
Blocks 4 2
Points 356 107
Points per game 20.9 21.4
Points per 40 min 24.6 25.5
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 10 at SMU L, 78-67 1 36 6-15 40.0 2-6 33.3 10-13 76.9 24
Nov 12 at Arizona L, 103-78 1 38 10-21 47.6 5-8 62.5 6-7 85.7 31
Nov 16 Central Penn W, 93-62 1 33 2-6 33.3 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Nov 19 at Colgate L, 93-88 1 38 10-15 66.7 2-4 50.0 4-5 80.0 26
Nov 23 Chicago St. W, 84-73 1 33 4-11 36.4 2-4 50.0 3-5 60.0 13
Nov 24 Nicholls St. W, 89-88 1 38 6-12 50.0 1-3 33.3 5-5 100.0 18
Nov 27 Shenandoah W, 88-59 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 vs. Army West Point L, 81-70 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 2 at Citadel W, 98-72 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 6 at Delaware St. W, 81-60 1 36 6-15 40.0 5-9 55.6 4-5 80.0 21
Dec 9 at Towson L, 78-65 1 38 7-21 33.3 3-8 37.5 4-4 100.0 21
Dec 12 Coppin State W, 81-74 - 29 6-11 54.5 5-9 55.6 10-12 83.3 27
Dec 17 Northern Ky. W, 76-75 1 37 9-21 42.9 3-7 42.9 10-13 76.9 31
Dec 29 at Maryland L, 66-45 1 36 6-20 30.0 2-8 25.0 0-0 - 14
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.) W, 85-41 1 20 5-8 62.5 5-8 62.5 2-2 100.0 17
Jan 3 New Hampshire W, 71-67 1 37 9-18 50.0 1-7 14.3 8-9 88.9 27
Jan 6 at Vermont L, 71-56 1 38 2-12 16.7 1-7 14.3 3-4 75.0 8
Jan 10 at Maine W, 72-67 1 33 5-15 33.3 1-7 14.3 5-6 83.3 16
Jan 13 at UMass Lowell W, 89-62 1 24 7-14 50.0 2-5 40.0 5-6 83.3 21
Jan 15 Hartford W, 78-56 1 36 12-20 60.0 6-11 54.5 5-5 100.0 35
Jan 21 at Albany   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 Binghamton   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Maine   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 Vermont   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Binghamton   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 at New Hampshire   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Albany   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 UMass Lowell   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Hartford   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 10 at SMU L, 78-67 1 36 0 3 3 5 5 1.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 12 at Arizona L, 103-78 1 38 1 4 5 4 2 2.0 3 0 0 -
Nov 16 Central Penn W, 93-62 1 33 0 6 6 4 6 0.7 2 0 4 -
Nov 19 at Colgate L, 93-88 1 38 1 10 11 3 1 3.0 4 0 1 -
Nov 23 Chicago St. W, 84-73 1 33 1 4 5 3 3 1.0 2 1 1 -
Nov 24 Nicholls St. W, 89-88 1 38 0 4 4 4 8 0.5 3 0 1 -
Nov 27 Shenandoah W, 88-59 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 vs. Army West Point L, 81-70 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 2 at Citadel W, 98-72 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 6 at Delaware St. W, 81-60 1 36 1 3 4 6 4 1.5 3 1 1 -
Dec 9 at Towson L, 78-65 1 38 2 6 8 3 3 1.0 3 0 2 -
Dec 12 Coppin State W, 81-74 - 29 1 5 6 2 2 1.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 17 Northern Ky. W, 76-75 1 37 1 1 2 6 2 3.0 2 0 4 0
Dec 29 at Maryland L, 66-45 1 36 2 8 10 4 3 1.3 3 0 2 0
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.) W, 85-41 1 20 0 1 1 3 2 1.5 1 0 0 0
Jan 3 New Hampshire W, 71-67 1 37 0 8 8 5 3 1.7 4 1 1 0
Jan 6 at Vermont L, 71-56 1 38 2 5 7 4 2 2.0 0 1 3 -
Jan 10 at Maine W, 72-67 1 33 0 7 7 1 6 0.2 3 0 3 0
Jan 13 at UMass Lowell W, 89-62 1 24 1 5 6 3 2 1.5 2 0 1 0
Jan 15 Hartford W, 78-56 1 36 0 6 6 1 2 0.5 0 0 1 0
Jan 21 at Albany   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 Binghamton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Maine   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 Vermont   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Binghamton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 at New Hampshire   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Albany   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 UMass Lowell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Hartford   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2015-16 21 19 36.2 8.1-17.1 47.2 1.8-5.3 34.2 5.0-7.1 69.8 23.0
2016-17 32 31 34.6 6.6-14.8 44.2 1.4-4.4 31.9 4.3-6.0 72.8 18.9
2017-18 17 16 34.1 6.6-15.0 43.9 2.7-6.6 40.7 5.1-6.1 83.5 20.9
Total 70 66 35.0 7.0-15.6 45.1 1.8-5.2 35.3 4.7-6.3 74.3 20.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2015-16 21 19 761 170-360 47.2 38-111 34.2 104-149 69.8 482
2016-17 32 31 1106 210-475 44.2 45-141 31.9 139-191 72.8 604
2017-18 17 16 580 112-255 43.9 46-113 40.7 86-103 83.5 356
Total 70 66 2447 492-1090 45.1 129-365 35.3 329-443 74.3 1442
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2015-16 21 19 36.2 8.9-18.9 47.2 2.0-5.8 34.2 5.5-7.8 69.8 25.3
2016-17 32 31 34.6 7.6-17.2 44.2 1.6-5.1 31.9 5.0-6.9 72.8 21.8
2017-18 17 16 34.1 7.7-17.6 43.9 3.2-7.8 40.7 5.9-7.1 83.5 24.6
Total 70 66 35.0 8.0-17.8 45.1 2.1-6.0 35.3 5.4-7.2 74.3 23.6
  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 21 19 36.2 1.3 4.2 5.5 2.8 0.0 2.8 3.0 1.0 2.5 0.0
2016-17 32 31 34.6 1.3 5.3 6.6 1.6 0.0 2.6 2.2 1.2 1.7 0.0
2017-18 17 16 34.1 0.8 5.1 5.8 1.7 0.0 3.6 3.3 1.1 2.1 0.2
Total 70 66 35.0 1.2 4.9 6.1 2.0 0.0 2.9 2.7 1.1 2.0 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2015-16 21 19 761 27 89 116 59 1 59 62 1.0 53 0
2016-17 32 31 1106 42 169 211 50 1 83 71 1.2 54 1
2017-18 17 16 580 13 86 99 29 0 61 56 1.1 36 4
Total 70 66 2447 82 344 426 138 2 203 189 1.1 143 5
  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 21 19 36.2 1.4 4.7 6.1 3.1 0.1 3.1 3.3 1.0 2.8 0.0
2016-17 32 31 34.6 1.5 6.1 7.6 1.8 0.0 3.0 2.6 1.2 2.0 0.0
2017-18 17 16 34.1 0.9 5.9 6.8 2.0 0.0 4.2 3.9 1.1 2.5 0.3
Total 70 66 35.0 1.3 5.6 7.0 2.3 0.0 3.3 3.1 1.1 2.3 0.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 17 16 34.1 6.6-15.0 43.9 2.7-6.6 40.7 5.1-6.1 83.5 20.9
Conference 5 5 33.6 7.0-15.8 44.3 2.2-7.4 29.7 5.2-6.0 86.7 21.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 8 7 32.9 6.6-13.4 49.5 2.9-6.4 45.1 5.6-6.6 84.9 21.8
Away 9 9 35.2 6.6-16.4 39.9 2.6-6.9 37.1 4.6-5.6 82.0 20.2
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 11 10 32.4 6.5-13.7 47.0 2.8-6.5 43.1 5.4-6.4 84.3 21.1
Losses 6 6 37.3 6.8-17.3 39.4 2.5-6.8 36.6 4.5-5.5 81.8 20.7
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November 6 6 36.0 6.3-13.3 47.5 2.0-4.5 44.4 5.0-6.2 81.1 19.7
December 6 5 32.7 6.5-16.0 40.6 3.8-8.2 46.9 5.0-6.0 83.3 21.8
January 5 5 33.6 7.0-15.8 44.3 2.2-7.4 29.7 5.2-6.0 86.7 21.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 17 16 580 112-255 43.9 46-113 40.7 86-103 83.5 356
Conference 5 5 168 35-79 44.3 11-37 29.7 26-30 86.7 107
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
-
Home 8 7 263 53-107 49.5 23-51 45.1 45-53 84.9 174
Away 9 9 317 59-148 39.9 23-62 37.1 41-50 82.0 182
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 11 10 356 71-151 47.0 31-72 43.1 59-70 84.3 232
Losses 6 6 224 41-104 39.4 15-41 36.6 27-33 81.8 124
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November 6 6 216 38-80 47.5 12-27 44.4 30-37 81.1 118
December 6 5 196 39-96 40.6 23-49 46.9 30-36 83.3 131
January 5 5 168 35-79 44.3 11-37 29.7 26-30 86.7 107
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 17 16 34.1 7.7-17.6 43.9 3.2-7.8 40.7 5.9-7.1 83.5 24.6
Conference 5 5 33.6 8.3-18.8 44.3 2.6-8.8 29.7 6.2-7.1 86.7 25.5
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 8 7 32.9 8.1-16.3 49.5 3.5-7.8 45.1 6.8-8.1 84.9 26.5
Away 9 9 35.2 7.4-18.7 39.9 2.9-7.8 37.1 5.2-6.3 82.0 23.0
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 11 10 32.4 8.0-17.0 47.0 3.5-8.1 43.1 6.6-7.9 84.3 26.1
Losses 6 6 37.3 7.3-18.6 39.4 2.7-7.3 36.6 4.8-5.9 81.8 22.1
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November 6 6 36.0 7.0-14.8 47.5 2.2-5.0 44.4 5.6-6.9 81.1 21.9
December 6 5 32.7 8.0-19.6 40.6 4.7-10.0 46.9 6.1-7.3 83.3 26.7
January 5 5 33.6 8.3-18.8 44.3 2.6-8.8 29.7 6.2-7.1 86.7 25.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 17 16 34.1 0.8 5.1 5.8 1.7 0.0 3.6 3.3 1.1 2.1 0.2
Conference 5 5 33.6 0.6 6.2 6.8 1.8 0.0 2.8 3.0 0.9 1.8 0.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 7 32.9 0.4 4.4 4.8 1.8 0.0 3.5 3.5 1.0 1.8 0.3
Away 9 9 35.2 1.1 5.7 6.8 1.7 0.0 3.7 3.1 1.2 2.4 0.2
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 11 10 32.4 0.5 4.5 5.0 1.7 0.0 3.5 3.6 0.9 2.0 0.3
Losses 6 6 37.3 1.3 6.0 7.3 1.7 0.0 3.8 2.7 1.4 2.3 0.2
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November 6 6 36.0 0.5 5.2 5.7 1.5 - 3.8 4.2 0.9 2.5 0.2
December 6 5 32.7 1.2 4.0 5.2 1.8 0.0 4.0 2.7 1.5 2.0 0.2
January 5 5 33.6 0.6 6.2 6.8 1.8 0.0 2.8 3.0 0.9 1.8 0.4
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 17 16 580 13 86 99 29 0 61 56 1.1 36 4
Conference 5 5 168 3 31 34 9 0 14 15 0.9 9 2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 8 7 263 3 35 38 14 0 28 28 1.0 14 2
Away 9 9 317 10 51 61 15 0 33 28 1.2 22 2
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 11 10 356 5 50 55 19 0 38 40 0.9 22 3
Losses 6 6 224 8 36 44 10 0 23 16 1.4 14 1
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November 6 6 216 3 31 34 9 - 23 25 0.9 15 1
December 6 5 196 7 24 31 11 0 24 16 1.5 12 1
January 5 5 168 3 31 34 9 0 14 15 0.9 9 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 17 16 34.1 0.9 5.9 6.8 2.0 0.0 4.2 3.9 1.1 2.5 0.3
Conference 5 5 33.6 0.7 7.4 8.1 2.1 0.0 3.3 3.6 0.9 2.1 0.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 7 32.9 0.5 5.3 5.8 2.1 0.0 4.3 4.3 1.0 2.1 0.3
Away 9 9 35.2 1.3 6.4 7.7 1.9 0.0 4.2 3.5 1.2 2.8 0.3
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 11 10 32.4 0.6 5.6 6.2 2.1 0.0 4.3 4.5 0.9 2.5 0.3
Losses 6 6 37.3 1.4 6.4 7.9 1.8 0.0 4.1 2.9 1.4 2.5 0.2
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November 6 6 36.0 0.6 5.7 6.3 1.7 0.0 4.3 4.6 0.9 2.8 0.2
December 6 5 32.7 1.4 4.9 6.3 2.2 0.0 4.9 3.3 1.5 2.4 0.2
January 5 5 33.6 0.7 7.4 8.1 2.1 0.0 3.3 3.6 0.9 2.1 0.5