23 Devarick Houston
23 Devarick Houston
Height: 6-7
Weight: 195
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Jonesboro, Ga.
High School: Mays
Position: F
gp 30
pts/g 6.6
fg % 49.4
3pt % 26.3
ft % 58.0
reb/g 4.9
a/g 1.8

Accolades: (2014-15) Selected to College Sports Madness America East Conference Preseason Fourth Conference team. 

Post-Script: Led UMBC in rebounding 13 times in his career and posted 10 double-digit scoring games… Named team’s co-Unsung Hero at Grittys (varsity awards ceremony).     

2014-15:  Led UMBC in rebounding in the first two contests... Blocked first three shots of the season and dished out career best four assists at Minnesota on Nov. 22... Rejected season-high four shots at GW on Dec. 4... Started for the first time since Nov. 22 and scored season-high 13 points vs. Longwood on Dec. 14... Game at Kennesaw State was a homecoming for Houston, who grew up in Mays, Ga., approximately 27 miles from Kennesaw... Approximately 40 family members and friends attended the game and Houston responded with two dunks and a trey in four attempts from the floor... Was 24-of-35 (68.6%) in the last eight games of 2014... Had eight steals in the two-game set at UML (Feb. 5) and UNH (Feb. 7)... Posted season high with 10 caroms and posted first double-double of the season, adding 10 points, at Hartford on Feb. 17... Recorded season high five steals and posted back-to-back double figures’ games with 10 points vs. Maine on Feb. 21... Tied season high in finale, with 13 points at Binghamton... Finished the season third in AE in blocked shots per game (1.2), fourth (tied with Jourdan Grant) in steals (1.6) and tenth in rebounds (4.9)...Fell one steal shy (49) of moving into a tie for tenth place on UMBC single-season steals chart.

2013-14:  Finished fifth in America East with 1.5 steals per game, seventh in blocked shots with 1.0 per game and tenth with 1.6 offensive caroms per game... Had 27 steals in 15 league games to date, leading America East with 1.80 per outing... UMBC was 3-0 when Houston records 10 or more caroms… Earned the start in the season opener and contributed five rebounds at Arizona State... Stuffed the stat sheet with eight points, eight caroms, four steals and three blocked shots vs. Eastern... Posted his first double-double with 11 points and a game-high (and team season-best) 14 rebounds vs. Mt. St. Mary’s on Nov. 17... The 14 caroms is the most for a Retriever since Chase Plummer had 14 at Norfolk State in December of 2012... Rejected season-high four shots and procured four steals vs. Loyola... Fouled out in 31 minutes of play... Hit three treys and tallied 11 points at Towson on Nov. 26... Secured a game-best 12 caroms in the win over Navy on Dec. 30... Played his best collegiate game to date with season-topping 19 points and six steals in 44 minutes at Albany on Jan. 8... Hit season-best seven field goals and tied top mark with three treys... Suffered lower body injury versus Hartford and did not dress at Binghamton... Came off the bench and blocked a team season-high five shots at Maine... The five rejections was the most since Cavell Johnson blocked five versus Stony Brook on March 8, 2008.

Background: Averaged 12.8 points per game and 8.4 rebounds per contest last season at Chattahoochee Tech in Marietta (Ga.)… Blocked 2.9 shots per outing and was ranked ninth in the nation in that category… Opened CT’s playoff run with a 25-point, 14-rebound effort in a win over Waycross… CT ended the 2012-13 campaign at No. 14 in the nation with a record of 26-4… Prepped at Mays High School and averaged 14.1 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 2.2 steals a game as a senior… The Defensive Player of the Year for the Raiders as they reached the Class AAAA championship game in 2010… Very interested in UMBC’s renowned program in interactive entertainment and game development… Enjoys seafood… Son of Angela Houston… Born July 11, 1993.

 CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP/GS Min-Avg. FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-FGA Pct. FT-FTA Pct. Off Def Reb Avg. PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts. Avg.
2013-14 29-26  736-25.4  47-137  .343  12-52  .231  22-38  .579  45  93  138  4.8  93  31  42  29  44  128  4.4 
2014-15 30-24 974/32.5 77-156 .494 15-57 .263 29-50 .580 35 112 147 4.9 92 2 54 72 36 49 198 6.6
Career 59-50  1710-29.0  124-293  .423  27-109  .248  51-88  .580  80  205  285  4.8  185  85  114  65  113  326  5.5



Recent Games
Feb 14 at Vermont L, 74-51
Feb 17 at Hartford L, 55-52
Feb 21 Maine W, 73-66
Feb 25 UAlbany L, 67-49
Feb 28 at Binghamton L, 76-69
Mar 4 at Vermont L, 66-39
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 30 16
Games started 24 16
Minutes 974 583
Minutes per game 32.5 36.4
FG 77-156 45-96
FG Pct 49.4 46.9
3PT 15-57 10-36
3PT Pct 26.3 27.8
FT 29-50 12-25
FT Pct 58.0 48.0
Off rebounds 35 21
Def rebounds 112 57
Total rebounds 147 78
Rebounds per game 4.9 4.9
Personal fouls 92 59
Disqualifications 2 2
Assists 54 26
Turnovers 72 46
Assist to turnover ratio 0.8 0.6
Steals 49 30
Blocks 36 14
Points 198 112
Points per game 6.6 7.0
Points per 40 min 8.1 7.7
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 7 Frostburg St.   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 at Akron L, 74-57 1 28 3-5 60.0 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 9
Nov 19 at Loyola (Md.) L, 45-38 1 26 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Nov 22 at Minnesota L, 69-51 1 24 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 25 Howard L, 68-54 - 16 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 29 Towson L, 77-66 - 25 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Dec 2 at Eastern Shore L, 65-52 - 25 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 6
Dec 4 at George Washington L, 83-60 - 20 3-6 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 6
Dec 6 at Iowa L, 77-47 - 30 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 6
Dec 10 at Central Conn. St. L, 65-53 - 27 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5
Dec 14 Longwood W, 58-53 1 36 6-9 66.7 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 13
Dec 20 at Kennesaw St. W, 66-53 1 37 3-4 75.0 1-1 100.0 1-1 100.0 8
Dec 28 Lehigh L, 58-55 1 29 3-4 75.0 1-2 50.0 3-4 75.0 10
Jan 2 NJIT L, 70-55 1 35 2-7 28.6 0-3 0.0 5-6 83.3 9
Jan 7 UMass Lowell L, 73-61 1 41 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Jan 11 New Hampshire L, 63-60 1 34 3-5 60.0 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 7
Jan 14 at Stony Brook L, 64-54 1 35 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 17 Vermont L, 71-54 1 33 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 19 Hartford L, 65-63 1 35 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 22 at Maine W, 76-59 1 38 3-5 60.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 6
Jan 25 at UAlbany L, 69-55 1 28 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Jan 28 Binghamton L, 68-56 1 37 3-6 50.0 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 8
Feb 5 at UMass Lowell L, 67-51 1 35 3-5 60.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
Feb 7 at New Hampshire L, 80-46 1 40 4-11 36.4 2-4 50.0 1-4 25.0 11
Feb 11 Stony Brook L, 73-61 1 40 2-8 25.0 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 4
Feb 14 at Vermont L, 74-51 1 40 3-8 37.5 0-2 0.0 3-6 50.0 9
Feb 17 at Hartford L, 55-52 1 40 3-9 33.3 1-4 25.0 3-4 75.0 10
Feb 21 Maine W, 73-66 1 37 4-8 50.0 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 10
Feb 25 UAlbany L, 67-49 1 32 3-6 50.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 6
Feb 28 at Binghamton L, 76-69 1 38 5-6 83.3 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 13
Mar 4 at Vermont L, 66-39 1 33 2-8 25.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 5
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 7 Frostburg St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 at Akron L, 74-57 1 28 3 4 7 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 0
Nov 19 at Loyola (Md.) L, 45-38 1 26 1 7 8 3 2 1.5 3 0 4 -
Nov 22 at Minnesota L, 69-51 1 24 0 2 2 4 4 1.0 0 3 1 -
Nov 25 Howard L, 68-54 - 16 1 3 4 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Nov 29 Towson L, 77-66 - 25 1 2 3 4 1 4.0 2 2 3 -
Dec 2 at Eastern Shore L, 65-52 - 25 1 2 3 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 4 at George Washington L, 83-60 - 20 1 4 5 2 1 2.0 2 4 1 -
Dec 6 at Iowa L, 77-47 - 30 1 6 7 1 1 1.0 3 3 1 -
Dec 10 at Central Conn. St. L, 65-53 - 27 0 3 3 3 2 1.5 0 0 1 -
Dec 14 Longwood W, 58-53 1 36 1 1 2 0 5 0.0 2 2 4 -
Dec 20 at Kennesaw St. W, 66-53 1 37 1 5 6 1 2 0.5 1 1 1 -
Dec 28 Lehigh L, 58-55 1 29 2 7 9 4 2 2.0 2 2 3 -
Jan 2 NJIT L, 70-55 1 35 0 8 8 2 1 2.0 1 4 4 -
Jan 7 UMass Lowell L, 73-61 1 41 3 4 7 1 2 0.5 0 2 4 -
Jan 11 New Hampshire L, 63-60 1 34 2 2 4 0 4 0.0 2 0 4 -
Jan 14 at Stony Brook L, 64-54 1 35 1 3 4 0 0 - 1 1 4 -
Jan 17 Vermont L, 71-54 1 33 0 4 4 1 1 1.0 0 1 4 -
Jan 19 Hartford L, 65-63 1 35 1 5 6 6 3 2.0 4 2 5 1
Jan 22 at Maine W, 76-59 1 38 1 5 6 2 1 2.0 0 1 1 0
Jan 25 at UAlbany L, 69-55 1 28 0 2 2 0 4 0.0 0 0 4 -
Jan 28 Binghamton L, 68-56 1 37 2 5 7 2 4 0.5 1 1 4 0
Feb 5 at UMass Lowell L, 67-51 1 35 0 5 5 2 6 0.3 4 2 4 -
Feb 7 at New Hampshire L, 80-46 1 40 1 2 3 1 5 0.2 4 0 4 -
Feb 11 Stony Brook L, 73-61 1 40 1 5 6 0 1 0.0 2 1 4 -
Feb 14 at Vermont L, 74-51 1 40 1 3 4 0 2 0.0 3 1 4 -
Feb 17 at Hartford L, 55-52 1 40 5 5 10 1 3 0.3 3 2 2 -
Feb 21 Maine W, 73-66 1 37 0 2 2 3 3 1.0 5 0 2 -
Feb 25 UAlbany L, 67-49 1 32 1 2 3 3 3 1.0 0 0 5 1
Feb 28 at Binghamton L, 76-69 1 38 2 3 5 4 4 1.0 1 0 4 -
Mar 4 at Vermont L, 66-39 1 33 1 1 2 2 4 0.5 3 1 4 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2013-14 29 26 25.4 1.6-4.7 34.3 0.4-1.8 23.1 0.8-1.3 57.9 4.4
2014-15 30 24 32.5 2.6-5.2 49.4 0.5-1.9 26.3 1.0-1.7 58.0 6.6
Total 59 50 29.0 2.1-5.0 42.3 0.5-1.8 24.8 0.9-1.5 58.0 5.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2013-14 29 26 736 47-137 34.3 12-52 23.1 22-38 57.9 128
2014-15 30 24 974 77-156 49.4 15-57 26.3 29-50 58.0 198
Total 59 50 1710 124-293 42.3 27-109 24.8 51-88 58.0 326
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2013-14 29 26 25.4 2.6-7.4 34.3 0.7-2.8 23.1 1.2-2.1 57.9 7.0
2014-15 30 24 32.5 3.2-6.4 49.4 0.6-2.3 26.3 1.2-2.1 58.0 8.1
Total 59 50 29.0 2.9-6.9 42.3 0.6-2.5 24.8 1.2-2.1 58.0 7.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2013-14 29 26 25.4 1.6 3.2 4.8 3.2 0.1 1.1 1.4 0.7 1.5 0.9
2014-15 30 24 32.5 1.2 3.7 4.9 3.1 0.1 1.8 2.4 0.8 1.6 1.2
Total 59 50 29.0 1.4 3.5 4.8 3.1 0.1 1.4 1.9 0.7 1.6 1.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2013-14 29 26 736 45 93 138 93 4 31 42 0.7 44 27
2014-15 30 24 974 35 112 147 92 2 54 72 0.8 49 36
Total 59 50 1710 80 205 285 185 6 85 114 0.7 93 63
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2013-14 29 26 25.4 2.4 5.1 7.5 5.1 0.2 1.7 2.3 0.7 2.4 1.5
2014-15 30 24 32.5 1.4 4.6 6.0 3.8 0.1 2.2 3.0 0.8 2.0 1.5
Total 59 50 29.0 1.9 4.8 6.7 4.3 0.1 2.0 2.7 0.7 2.2 1.5
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 30 24 32.5 2.6-5.2 49.4 0.5-1.9 26.3 1.0-1.7 58.0 6.6
Conference 16 16 36.4 2.8-6.0 46.9 0.6-2.2 27.8 0.8-1.6 48.0 7.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 11 33.1 2.8-5.5 50.7 0.4-2.0 19.2 0.8-1.5 57.9 6.8
Away 17 13 32.0 2.4-5.0 48.2 0.6-1.8 32.3 1.1-1.8 58.1 6.5
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 4 4 37.0 4.0-6.5 61.5 0.8-2.5 30.0 0.5-0.8 66.7 9.3
Losses 26 20 31.8 2.3-5.0 46.9 0.5-1.8 25.5 1.0-1.8 57.4 6.2
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November 5 3 23.8 1.4-2.6 53.8 0.0-0.6 0.0 0.8-1.2 66.7 3.6
December 7 3 29.1 3.0-4.6 65.6 0.6-1.6 36.4 1.1-1.9 61.5 7.7
January 9 9 35.1 2.2-4.7 47.6 0.2-1.3 16.7 1.0-1.4 69.2 5.7
February 8 8 37.8 3.4-7.6 44.3 1.0-3.4 29.6 1.0-2.2 44.4 8.8
March 1 1 33.0 2.0-8.0 25.0 1.0-4.0 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 5.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 30 24 974 77-156 49.4 15-57 26.3 29-50 58.0 198
Conference 16 16 583 45-96 46.9 10-36 27.8 12-25 48.0 112
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 11 430 36-71 50.7 5-26 19.2 11-19 57.9 88
Away 17 13 544 41-85 48.2 10-31 32.3 18-31 58.1 110
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 4 4 148 16-26 61.5 3-10 30.0 2-3 66.7 37
Losses 26 20 826 61-130 46.9 12-47 25.5 27-47 57.4 161
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November 5 3 119 7-13 53.8 0-3 0.0 4-6 66.7 18
December 7 3 204 21-32 65.6 4-11 36.4 8-13 61.5 54
January 9 9 316 20-42 47.6 2-12 16.7 9-13 69.2 51
February 8 8 302 27-61 44.3 8-27 29.6 8-18 44.4 70
March 1 1 33 2-8 25.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 5
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 30 24 32.5 3.2-6.4 49.4 0.6-2.3 26.3 1.2-2.1 58.0 8.1
Conference 16 16 36.4 3.1-6.6 46.9 0.7-2.5 27.8 0.8-1.7 48.0 7.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 11 33.1 3.3-6.6 50.7 0.5-2.4 19.2 1.0-1.8 57.9 8.2
Away 17 13 32.0 3.0-6.2 48.2 0.7-2.3 32.3 1.3-2.3 58.1 8.1
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 4 4 37.0 4.3-7.0 61.5 0.8-2.7 30.0 0.5-0.8 66.7 10.0
Losses 26 20 31.8 3.0-6.3 46.9 0.6-2.3 25.5 1.3-2.3 57.4 7.8
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November 5 3 23.8 2.4-4.4 53.8 0.0-1.0 0.0 1.3-2.0 66.7 6.1
December 7 3 29.1 4.1-6.3 65.6 0.8-2.2 36.4 1.6-2.5 61.5 10.6
January 9 9 35.1 2.5-5.3 47.6 0.3-1.5 16.7 1.1-1.6 69.2 6.5
February 8 8 37.8 3.6-8.1 44.3 1.1-3.6 29.6 1.1-2.4 44.4 9.3
March 1 1 33.0 2.4-9.7 25.0 1.2-4.8 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 6.1
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 30 24 32.5 1.2 3.7 4.9 3.1 0.1 1.8 2.4 0.8 1.6 1.2
Conference 16 16 36.4 1.3 3.6 4.9 3.7 0.1 1.6 2.9 0.6 1.9 0.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 11 33.1 1.2 3.8 5.0 3.8 0.2 2.0 2.3 0.9 1.6 1.3
Away 17 13 32.0 1.2 3.6 4.8 2.5 0.0 1.6 2.5 0.7 1.6 1.1
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 4 4 37.0 0.8 3.3 4.0 2.0 0.0 1.5 2.8 0.5 2.0 1.0
Losses 26 20 31.8 1.2 3.8 5.0 3.2 0.1 1.8 2.3 0.8 1.6 1.2
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November 5 3 23.8 1.2 3.6 4.8 2.6 0.0 2.4 1.6 1.5 1.0 1.0
December 7 3 29.1 1.0 4.0 5.0 1.7 - 1.7 1.9 0.9 1.4 1.7
January 9 9 35.1 1.1 4.2 5.3 3.8 0.1 1.6 2.2 0.7 1.0 1.3
February 8 8 37.8 1.4 3.4 4.8 3.6 0.1 1.8 3.4 0.5 2.8 0.8
March 1 1 33.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 4.0 - 2.0 4.0 0.5 3.0 1.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 30 24 974 35 112 147 92 2 54 72 0.8 49 36
Conference 16 16 583 21 57 78 59 2 26 46 0.6 30 14
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 11 430 15 50 65 49 2 26 30 0.9 21 17
Away 17 13 544 20 62 82 43 0 28 42 0.7 28 19
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 4 4 148 3 13 16 8 0 6 11 0.5 8 4
Losses 26 20 826 32 99 131 84 2 48 61 0.8 41 32
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November 5 3 119 6 18 24 13 0 12 8 1.5 5 5
December 7 3 204 7 28 35 12 - 12 13 0.9 10 12
January 9 9 316 10 38 48 34 1 14 20 0.7 9 12
February 8 8 302 11 27 38 29 1 14 27 0.5 22 6
March 1 1 33 1 1 2 4 - 2 4 0.5 3 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 30 24 32.5 1.4 4.6 6.0 3.8 0.1 2.2 3.0 0.8 2.0 1.5
Conference 16 16 36.4 1.4 3.9 5.4 4.0 0.1 1.8 3.2 0.6 2.1 1.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 11 33.1 1.4 4.7 6.0 4.6 0.2 2.4 2.8 0.9 2.0 1.6
Away 17 13 32.0 1.5 4.6 6.0 3.2 0.0 2.1 3.1 0.7 2.1 1.4
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 4 4 37.0 0.8 3.5 4.3 2.2 0.0 1.6 3.0 0.5 2.2 1.1
Losses 26 20 31.8 1.5 4.8 6.3 4.1 0.1 2.3 3.0 0.8 2.0 1.5
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November 5 3 23.8 2.0 6.1 8.1 4.4 0.0 4.0 2.7 1.5 1.7 1.7
December 7 3 29.1 1.4 5.5 6.9 2.4 0.0 2.4 2.5 0.9 2.0 2.4
January 9 9 35.1 1.3 4.8 6.1 4.3 0.1 1.8 2.5 0.7 1.1 1.5
February 8 8 37.8 1.5 3.6 5.0 3.8 0.1 1.9 3.6 0.5 2.9 0.8
March 1 1 33.0 1.2 1.2 2.4 4.8 0.0 2.4 4.8 0.5 3.6 1.2