3 Matt Johnson
3 Matt Johnson
Height: 5-9
Weight: 160
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Columbus, N.J.
High School: The Lawrenceville School
Position: G
Major: Accounting
gp 26
pts/g 4.4
fg % 36.3
3pt % 40.0
ft % 73.2
reb/g 2.1
a/g 5.2

As a Junior: Ranked 11th in the Nation with a 2.85 assists to turnover ratio…Appeared in 26 games, making 25 starts…Tallied 115 points on the season…Totaled 700 minutes on the season, averaging 26.9 minutes per game…Knocked down 33 shots on the season, including eight three-pointers…Shot 73.2 percent from the free throw line…Totaled 55 rebounds on the year, 43 coming on the defensive glass…Dished out 134 assists on the season and picked up 37 steals…Scored a season-high 13 points against Florida Southern (2/17)…Recorded a career-high 11 assists against Nova Southeastern…Scored seven points against Division 1 opponent Long Beach State (12/12)…Scored six points in exhibition game at UCONN (11/1).

 

As a Sophomore: CoSIDA Academic All-District…SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll…Averaged 6.8 points per game with 136 assists, and 40 steals…Started 27 of 28 games…Had an assist/turnover ratio of 2.4…One of three players to start 27 games…Second on team in assists and steals…Opened season with 11 points vs. North Alabama (11/14)…Scored double figures in eight games, including season-high 14 against nationally-ranked Minnesota State-Mankato (11/28)…Registered double figures in consecutive SSC games with 10 against Lynn (1/3) and 12 at Eckerd (1/7)…Scored 10 points in regular-season finale victory over nationally-ranked Barry (2/28)…Notched multiple assists in all 28 games, including season-high eight on three occasions…Credited with eight assists against No. 3 Florida Southern (1/21), No. 4 Barry (1/28) and No. 9 Barry (2/28)…Had season-best five steals in game with Cedarville (12/21)…Grabbed eight rebounds at Eckerd (1/7)…Connected on 6-of-6 free throws against Florida Tech (2/7). 

As a Freshman: SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll...Saw action in 28 games… Averaged 5.5 points per game… Logged 18 minutes per match… Scored a season-best 13 points at Florida Tech (1/11/14)… Had six games scoring in double-figures… Registered seven points in Spartan debut against American International (11/15/13)… Snagged four steals at Palm Beach Atlantic (3/1/14)… Tallied a season-high five assists at home vs. Florida Southern (2/26/14)… Grabbed five rebounds at Florida Southern (1/22/14)… Shot a perfect 6-of-6 from the free-throw line against Miles (12/21/13)… Shot 3-of-3 from three-point range at Florida Tech… Shot 50 percent or better from the field 10 times… Totaled 29 steals and 56 assists.

High School: Graduated from The Lawrenceville School, where he played for coach Ron Kane…Averaged 16 points, six assists, four rebounds and three steals per game…Chosen to compete in Hoop Group Academic Elite Top-20 all-star game and Burlington County All-Star Game…Named first-team all-Patriot League…Academic Elite Most Outstanding Player…Three-year varsity captain…Previously played at St. Anthony High School, where he was starting varsity point guard under legendary coach Bob Hurley…Played club basketball for Playaz Basketball Club and coach Jim Salmon.

Personal: Three-year member of National Honor Society…Volunteered at Bordentown Retirement Home…Helped coach NJ-ABC AAU basketball clinics…Full name is Herman Matthew Johnson...Son of Herman and Ethel Johnson…Has two older brothers, Marcus and Jayson...Brother, Jayson Johnson, played at Kutztown University in 2011…Accounting major…Birthdate: 9/25/1994.

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Points: 14, vs Minn. St. Mankato -- 11/28/14 
Rebounds: 8, at Eckerd -- 01/07/15 
Assists: 11, Nova Southeastern -- 1/20/16 
Steals: 5, Cedarville -- 12/21/14 
FG made: 6, vs Minn. St. Mankato -- 11/28/14 
FG attempts: 13, at Nova Southeastern -- 12/06/14 
3FG made: 3, at Florida Tech -- 01/11/14 
3FG attempts: 3, 5 times
FT made: 8, vs Alabama Huntsville -- 11/13/15 
FT attempts: 10, at Lynn -- 02/04/15 ; vs Alabama Huntsville -- 11/13/15 

CAREER ALL-TIME RANKINGS:
Assists average: 7th (3.9)
Recent Games
Feb 10 at Nova Southeastern W, 86-71
Feb 13 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 81-67
Feb 17 Florida Southern L, 73-72
Feb 20 at #17 Barry L, 73-67
Feb 24 Lynn L, 74-55
Feb 27 at Saint Leo L, 74-59
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 26 15
Games started 25 15
Minutes 700 436
Minutes per game 26.9 29.1
FG 33-91 22-62
FG Pct 36.3 35.5
3PT 8-20 7-15
3PT Pct 40.0 46.7
FT 41-56 21-30
FT Pct 73.2 70.0
Off rebounds 12 11
Def rebounds 43 31
Total rebounds 55 42
Rebounds per game 2.1 2.8
Personal fouls 59 33
Disqualifications 2 1
Assists 134 85
Turnovers 47 28
Assist to turnover ratio 2.9 3.0
Steals 37 23
Blocks 0 0
Points 115 72
Points per game 4.4 4.8
Points per 40 min 6.6 6.6
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 1 at Connecticut L, 88-72 1 26 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 6
Nov 13 vs. #12 Alabama-Huntsville L, 82-61 1 18 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 8-10 80.0 8
Nov 14 vs. North Alabama W, 78-63 1 26 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 7
Nov 18 Florida Tech L, 68-61 1 31 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 5
Nov 21 at Rollins L, 86-75 1 36 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 27 vs. Claflin W, 65-62 1 26 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 5
Nov 28 vs. Puerto Rico-Bayamon W, 82-65 1 22 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 30 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) L, 92-79 1 35 2-5 40.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Dec 5 at Eckerd L, 81-58 1 26 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 3
Dec 12 at Long Beach St. L, 87-60 1 22 3-6 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 7
Dec 19 vs. Tiffin L, 103-99 1 39 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Dec 20 Eastern New Mexico W, 80-69 1 14 0-0 - 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Jan 2 at Florida Southern L, 93-75 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 6 Barry L, 81-70 1 34 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Jan 9 at Lynn L, 82-71 1 26 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Jan 13 at Palm Beach Atlantic L, 78-69 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 16 Saint Leo W, 86-71 1 30 0-4 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 20 Nova Southeastern L, 73-69 1 33 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 23 Rollins L, 59-58 1 21 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 27 at Florida Tech W, 66-60 1 34 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 5
Feb 3 at Embry-Riddle (Fla.) L, 59-58 1 32 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 6 #15 Eckerd W, 65-52 1 29 1-4 25.0 1-1 100.0 6-7 85.7 9
Feb 10 at Nova Southeastern W, 86-71 1 36 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 7
Feb 13 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 81-67 1 27 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 4
Feb 17 Florida Southern L, 73-72 1 30 4-7 57.1 1-2 50.0 4-6 66.7 13
Feb 20 at #17 Barry L, 73-67 1 10 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Feb 24 Lynn L, 74-55 1 27 3-6 50.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 7
Feb 27 at Saint Leo L, 74-59 1 33 4-10 40.0 2-5 40.0 1-4 25.0 11
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 1 at Connecticut L, 88-72 1 26 1 2 3 2 2 1.0 0 0 4 -
Nov 13 vs. #12 Alabama-Huntsville L, 82-61 1 18 0 1 1 6 2 3.0 1 0 1 -
Nov 14 vs. North Alabama W, 78-63 1 26 0 2 2 6 4 1.5 2 0 3 -
Nov 18 Florida Tech L, 68-61 1 31 1 3 4 4 2 2.0 2 0 3 -
Nov 21 at Rollins L, 86-75 1 36 1 1 2 8 4 2.0 0 0 1 -
Nov 27 vs. Claflin W, 65-62 1 26 0 1 1 2 3 0.7 2 0 4 -
Nov 28 vs. Puerto Rico-Bayamon W, 82-65 1 22 0 0 0 3 1 3.0 0 0 2 -
Nov 30 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) L, 92-79 1 35 1 1 2 6 1 6.0 1 0 1 -
Dec 5 at Eckerd L, 81-58 1 26 4 0 4 2 2 1.0 1 0 2 -
Dec 12 at Long Beach St. L, 87-60 1 22 0 1 1 3 2 1.5 1 0 2 -
Dec 19 vs. Tiffin L, 103-99 1 39 0 4 4 8 2 4.0 2 0 5 1
Dec 20 Eastern New Mexico W, 80-69 1 14 0 0 0 4 1 4.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 2 at Florida Southern L, 93-75 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 6 Barry L, 81-70 1 34 1 3 4 4 2 2.0 4 0 5 1
Jan 9 at Lynn L, 82-71 1 26 0 2 2 4 2 2.0 0 0 3 -
Jan 13 at Palm Beach Atlantic L, 78-69 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 16 Saint Leo W, 86-71 1 30 0 4 4 7 1 7.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 20 Nova Southeastern L, 73-69 1 33 1 3 4 11 2 5.5 2 0 3 -
Jan 23 Rollins L, 59-58 1 21 0 2 2 6 1 6.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 27 at Florida Tech W, 66-60 1 34 0 3 3 7 1 7.0 2 0 0 -
Feb 3 at Embry-Riddle (Fla.) L, 59-58 1 32 0 0 0 4 1 4.0 3 0 4 -
Feb 6 #15 Eckerd W, 65-52 1 29 1 0 1 6 1 6.0 2 0 1 -
Feb 10 at Nova Southeastern W, 86-71 1 36 0 0 0 10 1 10.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 13 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 81-67 1 27 0 2 2 7 2 3.5 1 0 2 -
Feb 17 Florida Southern L, 73-72 1 30 1 2 3 6 3 2.0 4 0 3 -
Feb 20 at #17 Barry L, 73-67 1 10 0 0 0 2 3 0.7 0 0 1 -
Feb 24 Lynn L, 74-55 1 27 0 5 5 7 1 7.0 2 0 3 -
Feb 27 at Saint Leo L, 74-59 1 33 1 3 4 1 2 0.5 3 0 4 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2013-14 28 - 18.0 1.4-3.5 39.4 0.3-0.8 40.9 2.4-3.3 73.9 5.5
2014-15 28 27 31.9 2.1-6.7 32.1 0.5-1.2 38.2 2.0-3.2 64.0 6.8
2015-16 26 25 26.9 1.3-3.5 36.3 0.3-0.8 40.0 1.6-2.2 73.2 4.4
2016-17 24 3 20.0 1.0-2.3 43.6 0.1-0.5 25.0 1.3-1.8 73.8 3.4
Total 106 55 24.3 1.5-4.1 36.1 0.3-0.8 37.5 1.9-2.6 70.6 5.1
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2013-14 28 - 503 39-99 39.4 9-22 40.9 68-92 73.9 155
2014-15 28 27 892 60-187 32.1 13-34 38.2 57-89 64.0 190
2015-16 26 25 700 33-91 36.3 8-20 40.0 41-56 73.2 115
2016-17 24 3 479 24-55 43.6 3-12 25.0 31-42 73.8 82
Total 106 55 2574 156-432 36.1 33-88 37.5 197-279 70.6 542
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2013-14 28 - 18.0 3.1-7.9 39.4 0.7-1.7 40.9 5.4-7.3 73.9 12.3
2014-15 28 27 31.9 2.7-8.4 32.1 0.6-1.5 38.2 2.6-4.0 64.0 8.5
2015-16 26 25 26.9 1.9-5.2 36.3 0.5-1.1 40.0 2.3-3.2 73.2 6.6
2016-17 24 3 20.0 2.0-4.6 43.6 0.3-1.0 25.0 2.6-3.5 73.8 6.8
Total 106 55 24.3 2.4-6.7 36.1 0.5-1.4 37.5 3.1-4.3 70.6 8.4
  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 28 - 18.0 0.5 1.0 1.5 1.8 0.0 2.0 1.3 1.5 1.0 0.0
2014-15 28 27 31.9 0.7 1.9 2.6 2.3 0.0 4.9 2.0 2.4 1.4 0.0
2015-16 26 25 26.9 0.5 1.7 2.1 2.3 0.1 5.2 1.8 2.9 1.4 0.0
2016-17 24 3 20.0 0.4 1.2 1.6 1.5 0.0 5.3 1.9 2.8 0.8 0.0
Total 106 55 24.3 0.5 1.4 2.0 2.0 0.0 4.3 1.7 2.4 1.2 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2013-14 28 - 503 15 28 43 50 1 56 37 1.5 29 0
2014-15 28 27 892 20 53 73 63 1 136 56 2.4 40 0
2015-16 26 25 700 12 43 55 59 2 134 47 2.9 37 0
2016-17 24 3 479 9 29 38 37 1 126 45 2.8 18 0
Total 106 55 2574 56 153 209 209 5 452 185 2.4 124 0
  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 28 - 18.0 1.2 2.2 3.4 4.0 0.1 4.5 2.9 1.5 2.3 0.0
2014-15 28 27 31.9 0.9 2.4 3.3 2.8 0.0 6.1 2.5 2.4 1.8 0.0
2015-16 26 25 26.9 0.7 2.5 3.1 3.4 0.1 7.7 2.7 2.9 2.1 0.0
2016-17 24 3 20.0 0.8 2.4 3.2 3.1 0.1 10.5 3.8 2.8 1.5 0.0
Total 106 55 24.3 0.9 2.4 3.2 3.2 0.1 7.0 2.9 2.4 1.9 0.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 26 25 26.9 1.3-3.5 36.3 0.3-0.8 40.0 1.6-2.2 73.2 4.4
Conference 15 15 29.1 1.5-4.1 35.5 0.5-1.0 46.7 1.4-2.0 70.0 4.8
Exhibition 1 1 26.0 1.0-4.0 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.0-4.0 100.0 6.0
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Home 11 11 28.3 1.5-3.9 37.2 0.3-0.6 42.9 1.4-2.0 68.2 4.5
Away 10 9 25.8 1.3-3.6 36.1 0.5-1.2 41.7 0.8-1.2 66.7 3.9
Neutral 5 5 26.2 0.8-2.4 33.3 0.0-0.2 0.0 3.6-4.4 81.8 5.2
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Wins 9 9 27.1 0.8-2.7 29.2 0.3-0.9 37.5 2.4-2.9 84.6 4.3
Losses 17 16 26.8 1.5-3.9 38.8 0.3-0.7 41.7 1.1-1.8 63.3 4.5
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November 7 7 27.7 0.7-2.7 26.3 0.0-0.3 0.0 2.7-3.7 73.1 4.1
December 4 4 25.3 1.8-3.5 50.0 0.2-0.5 50.0 0.8-1.0 75.0 4.5
January 7 6 25.9 0.6-2.6 22.2 0.1-0.4 33.3 0.9-0.9 100.0 2.1
February 8 8 28.0 2.1-5.0 42.5 0.8-1.6 46.2 1.6-2.5 65.0 6.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 26 25 700 33-91 36.3 8-20 40.0 41-56 73.2 115
Conference 15 15 436 22-62 35.5 7-15 46.7 21-30 70.0 72
Exhibition 1 1 26 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 6
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Home 11 11 311 16-43 37.2 3-7 42.9 15-22 68.2 50
Away 10 9 258 13-36 36.1 5-12 41.7 8-12 66.7 39
Neutral 5 5 131 4-12 33.3 0-1 0.0 18-22 81.8 26
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Wins 9 9 244 7-24 29.2 3-8 37.5 22-26 84.6 39
Losses 17 16 456 26-67 38.8 5-12 41.7 19-30 63.3 76
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November 7 7 194 5-19 26.3 0-2 0.0 19-26 73.1 29
December 4 4 101 7-14 50.0 1-2 50.0 3-4 75.0 18
January 7 6 181 4-18 22.2 1-3 33.3 6-6 100.0 15
February 8 8 224 17-40 42.5 6-13 46.2 13-20 65.0 53
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 26 25 26.9 1.9-5.2 36.3 0.5-1.1 40.0 2.3-3.2 73.2 6.6
Conference 15 15 29.1 2.0-5.7 35.5 0.6-1.4 46.7 1.9-2.8 70.0 6.6
Exhibition 1 1 26.0 1.5-6.2 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 6.2-6.2 100.0 9.2
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Home 11 11 28.3 2.1-5.5 37.2 0.4-0.9 42.9 1.9-2.8 68.2 6.4
Away 10 9 25.8 2.0-5.6 36.1 0.8-1.9 41.7 1.2-1.9 66.7 6.0
Neutral 5 5 26.2 1.2-3.7 33.3 0.0-0.3 0.0 5.5-6.7 81.8 7.9
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Wins 9 9 27.1 1.1-3.9 29.2 0.5-1.3 37.5 3.6-4.3 84.6 6.4
Losses 17 16 26.8 2.3-5.9 38.8 0.4-1.1 41.7 1.7-2.6 63.3 6.7
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November 7 7 27.7 1.0-3.9 26.3 0.0-0.4 0.0 3.9-5.4 73.1 6.0
December 4 4 25.3 2.8-5.5 50.0 0.4-0.8 50.0 1.2-1.6 75.0 7.1
January 7 6 25.9 0.9-4.0 22.2 0.2-0.7 33.3 1.3-1.3 100.0 3.3
February 8 8 28.0 3.0-7.1 42.5 1.1-2.3 46.2 2.3-3.6 65.0 9.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 26 25 26.9 0.5 1.7 2.1 2.3 0.1 5.2 1.8 2.9 1.4 0.0
Conference 15 15 29.1 0.7 2.1 2.8 2.2 0.1 5.7 1.9 3.0 1.5 0.0
Exhibition 1 1 26.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 4.0 - 2.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
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Home 11 11 28.3 0.5 2.3 2.8 2.5 0.1 6.2 1.5 4.0 1.8 0.0
Away 10 9 25.8 0.6 1.0 1.6 1.7 - 4.1 1.8 2.3 1.0 0.0
Neutral 5 5 26.2 0.0 1.6 1.6 3.0 0.2 5.0 2.4 2.1 1.4 0.0
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Wins 9 9 27.1 0.1 1.3 1.4 1.8 - 5.8 1.7 3.5 1.1 0.0
Losses 17 16 26.8 0.6 1.8 2.5 2.5 0.1 4.8 1.9 2.6 1.6 0.0
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November 7 7 27.7 0.4 1.3 1.7 2.1 - 5.0 2.4 2.1 1.1 0.0
December 4 4 25.3 1.0 1.3 2.3 2.8 0.3 4.3 1.8 2.4 1.3 0.0
January 7 6 25.9 0.3 2.4 2.7 2.1 0.1 5.6 1.3 4.3 1.3 0.0
February 8 8 28.0 0.4 1.5 1.9 2.3 - 5.4 1.8 3.1 1.9 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 26 25 700 12 43 55 59 2 134 47 2.9 37 0
Conference 15 15 436 11 31 42 33 1 85 28 3.0 23 0
Exhibition 1 1 26 1 2 3 4 - 2 2 1.0 0 0
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Home 11 11 311 6 25 31 27 1 68 17 4.0 20 0
Away 10 9 258 6 10 16 17 - 41 18 2.3 10 0
Neutral 5 5 131 0 8 8 15 1 25 12 2.1 7 0
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Wins 9 9 244 1 12 13 16 - 52 15 3.5 10 0
Losses 17 16 456 11 31 42 43 2 82 32 2.6 27 0
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November 7 7 194 3 9 12 15 - 35 17 2.1 8 0
December 4 4 101 4 5 9 11 1 17 7 2.4 5 0
January 7 6 181 2 17 19 15 1 39 9 4.3 9 0
February 8 8 224 3 12 15 18 - 43 14 3.1 15 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 26 25 26.9 0.7 2.5 3.1 3.4 0.1 7.7 2.7 2.9 2.1 0.0
Conference 15 15 29.1 1.0 2.8 3.9 3.0 0.1 7.8 2.6 3.0 2.1 0.0
Exhibition 1 1 26.0 1.5 3.1 4.6 6.2 0.0 3.1 3.1 1.0 0.0 0.0
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Home 11 11 28.3 0.8 3.2 4.0 3.5 0.1 8.7 2.2 4.0 2.6 0.0
Away 10 9 25.8 0.9 1.6 2.5 2.6 0.0 6.4 2.8 2.3 1.6 0.0
Neutral 5 5 26.2 0.0 2.4 2.4 4.6 0.3 7.6 3.7 2.1 2.1 0.0
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Wins 9 9 27.1 0.2 2.0 2.1 2.6 0.0 8.5 2.5 3.5 1.6 0.0
Losses 17 16 26.8 1.0 2.7 3.7 3.8 0.2 7.2 2.8 2.6 2.4 0.0
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November 7 7 27.7 0.6 1.9 2.5 3.1 0.0 7.2 3.5 2.1 1.6 0.0
December 4 4 25.3 1.6 2.0 3.6 4.4 0.4 6.7 2.8 2.4 2.0 0.0
January 7 6 25.9 0.4 3.8 4.2 3.3 0.2 8.6 2.0 4.3 2.0 0.0
February 8 8 28.0 0.5 2.1 2.7 3.2 0.0 7.7 2.5 3.1 2.7 0.0