42 Michael Nicholson
42 Michael Nicholson
Height: 6-9
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
Hometown: Clarkston, Mich.
High School: Clarkston
Position: Center
gp 33
pts/g 10.6
fg % 60.2
3pt % -
ft % 44.9
reb/g 7.5
a/g 1.3

Junior (2016-17): Started all 26 games averging a career-high 11.6 points per contest...Led in the team on the glass with 7.1 boards per game and field goal percentage (62.4).

Sophomore (2015-16): Started all 29 games for the Lakers..Averged 7.9 points per contest...Led the the team in field gola percentage (63.5) and ranked second on the team in rebounding (5.8).

Freshman (2014-15): Started every game at center as a true-freshman... Averaged 4.8 points and 3.8 rebounds per game... Scored a season-high 14 points on 5-5 field-goal shooting and recorded four rebounds during a 74-69 victory over Hillsdale (1/17)... Recorded a double-double against Algoma (11/25) while scoring 11 points and hauling in a season-high 10 rebounds... Recorded a season-high five blocks and added eight points in a 69-63 victory at Wayne State (12/4).

Prep: Averaged 11 points, 8.5 rebounds, 2.4 blocks and 1.8 assists per game and shot 56 percent from the field for Clarkston High School in 2013-14...Helped lead coach Dan Fife to his 600th career win and a 2014 Class A district title...Was named to the All-Oakland County Second Team...Also lettered in track and field.


Personal: Son of Michael and Beth Nicholson...A 2014 graduate of Clarkston High School.

Recent Games
Feb 24 Purdue Northwest W, 92-84
Feb 28 Grand Valley State W, 73-65
Mar 3 vs. Michigan Tech W, 70-56
Mar 4 at Ferris State L, 69-61
Mar 10 vs. Hillsdale W, 81-67
Mar 11 at Ferris State L, 94-71
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 20
Games started 32 19
Minutes 760 482
Minutes per game 23.0 24.1
FG 147-244 88-146
FG Pct 60.2 60.3
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 57-127 34-78
FT Pct 44.9 43.6
Off rebounds 85 52
Def rebounds 162 100
Total rebounds 247 152
Rebounds per game 7.5 7.6
Personal fouls 97 63
Disqualifications 6 5
Assists 42 27
Turnovers 34 16
Assist to turnover ratio 1.2 1.7
Steals 10 5
Blocks 27 17
Points 351 210
Points per game 10.6 10.5
Points per 40 min 18.5 17.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 23 Cornerstone W, 79-64 1 23 6-8 75.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 12
Oct 28 Indiana Tech W, 78-67 1 20 9-13 69.2 0-0 - 1-5 20.0 19
Nov 11 vs. Kentucky Wesleyan W, 96-66 1 16 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 6
Nov 12 vs. Alderson Broaddus W, 79-63 1 23 7-9 77.8 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 14
Nov 17 vs. Findlay W, 78-73 1 30 7-10 70.0 0-0 - 7-12 58.3 21
Nov 18 at Cedarville L, 83-78 1 21 6-7 85.7 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 15
Nov 24 vs. Delta St. W, 61-47 1 28 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 6
Nov 25 vs. Shorter W, 96-71 1 18 7-9 77.8 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 15
Nov 30 Ashland W, 82-73 1 27 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 2-6 33.3 6
Dec 2 Tiffin W, 80-67 1 31 9-10 90.0 0-0 - 4-8 50.0 22
Dec 7 at Saginaw Valley State W, 89-60 1 18 8-11 72.7 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 18
Dec 9 at Northwood W, 92-76 1 12 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 16 Ferris State W, 79-74 1 25 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 2
Dec 18 Algoma University (Ontario) W, 111-66 1 16 9-10 90.0 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 21
Dec 30 at Southern Indiana L, 94-77 1 22 7-8 87.5 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 15
Jan 4 Davenport W, 87-66 1 18 8-9 88.9 0-0 - 0-0 - 16
Jan 6 at Wayne State L, 63-60 1 29 10-17 58.8 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 23
Jan 11 Northern Michigan W, 78-60 1 65 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 11
Jan 13 Michigan Tech W, 84-73 1 24 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 7
Jan 18 vs. Grand Valley State L, 66-62 1 21 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 8
Jan 20 at Purdue Northwest W, 85-61 1 25 8-9 88.9 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 17
Jan 28 at Ferris State L, 78-67 1 6 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 0
Feb 1 Saginaw Valley State W, 87-54 1 25 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 12
Feb 3 Northwood W, 82-61 1 23 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 3-9 33.3 13
Feb 8 at Ashland L, 69-62 1 29 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 9
Feb 10 at Tiffin W, 80-76 1 10 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 3
Feb 15 at Northern Michigan W, 80-68 - 27 6-14 42.9 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 16
Feb 17 at Michigan Tech W, 80-76 1 31 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 8
Feb 22 Grand Valley State W, 85-73 1 11 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 3
Feb 24 Purdue Northwest W, 92-84 1 25 5-6 83.3 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 12
Feb 28 Grand Valley State W, 73-65 1 28 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Mar 3 vs. Michigan Tech W, 70-56 1 17 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 7
Mar 4 at Ferris State L, 69-61 1 18 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 7
Mar 10 vs. Hillsdale W, 81-67 1 26 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 10
Mar 11 at Ferris State L, 94-71 1 15 0-7 0.0 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 1
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 23 Cornerstone W, 79-64 1 23 1 8 9 1 1 1.0 0 2 4 -
Oct 28 Indiana Tech W, 78-67 1 20 1 8 9 0 0 - 1 1 3 -
Nov 11 vs. Kentucky Wesleyan W, 96-66 1 16 2 6 8 1 1 1.0 0 1 2 -
Nov 12 vs. Alderson Broaddus W, 79-63 1 23 0 3 3 1 2 0.5 1 2 3 -
Nov 17 vs. Findlay W, 78-73 1 30 6 9 15 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 -
Nov 18 at Cedarville L, 83-78 1 21 2 4 6 0 1 0.0 0 0 4 -
Nov 24 vs. Delta St. W, 61-47 1 28 3 10 13 1 1 1.0 1 2 4 0
Nov 25 vs. Shorter W, 96-71 1 18 2 6 8 2 2 1.0 0 0 1 -
Nov 30 Ashland W, 82-73 1 27 4 2 6 1 0 - 0 0 1 0
Dec 2 Tiffin W, 80-67 1 31 1 5 6 3 4 0.8 0 0 2 -
Dec 7 at Saginaw Valley State W, 89-60 1 18 3 4 7 1 0 - 0 1 1 -
Dec 9 at Northwood W, 92-76 1 12 1 5 6 0 0 - 0 1 4 -
Dec 16 Ferris State W, 79-74 1 25 2 4 6 5 2 2.5 0 1 4 -
Dec 18 Algoma University (Ontario) W, 111-66 1 16 3 4 7 2 2 1.0 0 0 0 -
Dec 30 at Southern Indiana L, 94-77 1 22 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 2 3 4 -
Jan 4 Davenport W, 87-66 1 18 1 10 11 0 0 - 1 0 4 -
Jan 6 at Wayne State L, 63-60 1 29 4 6 10 0 3 0.0 0 0 4 -
Jan 11 Northern Michigan W, 78-60 1 65 3 6 9 3 1 3.0 0 1 3 -
Jan 13 Michigan Tech W, 84-73 1 24 0 5 5 2 0 - 0 2 4 -
Jan 18 vs. Grand Valley State L, 66-62 1 21 5 2 7 2 1 2.0 1 2 3 -
Jan 20 at Purdue Northwest W, 85-61 1 25 5 8 13 1 1 1.0 1 2 3 -
Jan 28 at Ferris State L, 78-67 1 6 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 1 1 -
Feb 1 Saginaw Valley State W, 87-54 1 25 1 8 9 2 1 2.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 3 Northwood W, 82-61 1 23 2 7 9 3 1 3.0 0 2 0 -
Feb 8 at Ashland L, 69-62 1 29 8 3 11 0 0 - 0 2 5 1
Feb 10 at Tiffin W, 80-76 1 10 2 1 3 1 0 - 1 0 5 1
Feb 15 at Northern Michigan W, 80-68 - 27 4 7 11 1 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 17 at Michigan Tech W, 80-76 1 31 3 9 12 0 1 0.0 1 0 5 1
Feb 22 Grand Valley State W, 85-73 1 11 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 0 5 1
Feb 24 Purdue Northwest W, 92-84 1 25 2 5 7 2 1 2.0 0 2 5 1
Feb 28 Grand Valley State W, 73-65 1 28 3 4 7 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 -
Mar 3 vs. Michigan Tech W, 70-56 1 17 4 5 9 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 -
Mar 4 at Ferris State L, 69-61 1 18 3 3 6 1 1 1.0 1 0 5 1
Mar 10 vs. Hillsdale W, 81-67 1 26 1 4 5 1 2 0.5 0 2 1 0
Mar 11 at Ferris State L, 94-71 1 15 3 2 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 33 33 15.8 1.8-2.7 67.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.1-2.1 52.9 4.8
2015-16 29 29 18.3 3.4-5.4 63.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.1-2.3 47.1 7.9
2016-17 26 26 20.6 4.7-7.6 62.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-4.1 52.3 11.6
2017-18 33 32 23.0 4.5-7.4 60.2 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-3.8 44.9 10.6
Total 121 120 19.4 3.6-5.7 62.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.5-3.1 48.9 8.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 33 33 523 61-90 67.8 0-0 - 37-70 52.9 159
2015-16 29 29 530 99-156 63.5 0-0 - 32-68 47.1 230
2016-17 26 26 536 123-197 62.4 0-0 - 56-107 52.3 302
2017-18 33 32 760 147-244 60.2 0-0 - 57-127 44.9 351
Total 121 120 2349 430-687 62.6 0-0 - 182-372 48.9 1042
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 33 33 15.8 4.7-6.9 67.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.8-5.4 52.9 12.2
2015-16 29 29 18.3 7.5-11.8 63.5 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-5.1 47.1 17.4
2016-17 26 26 20.6 9.2-14.7 62.4 0.0-0.0 - 4.2-8.0 52.3 22.5
2017-18 33 32 23.0 7.7-12.8 60.2 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-6.7 44.9 18.5
Total 121 120 19.4 7.3-11.7 62.6 0.0-0.0 - 3.1-6.3 48.9 17.7
  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 33 33 15.8 1.5 2.3 3.8 3.5 0.2 0.8 1.1 0.7 0.4 1.5
2015-16 29 29 18.3 2.1 3.7 5.8 3.5 0.2 1.0 1.3 0.8 0.6 1.7
2016-17 26 26 20.6 2.5 4.7 7.1 3.5 0.3 1.2 1.6 0.7 0.9 1.8
2017-18 33 32 23.0 2.6 4.9 7.5 2.9 0.2 1.3 1.0 1.2 0.3 0.8
Total 121 120 19.4 2.1 3.9 6.0 3.3 0.2 1.0 1.2 0.9 0.5 1.4
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 33 33 523 49 75 124 115 7 25 35 0.7 12 51
2015-16 29 29 530 61 108 169 102 7 30 39 0.8 18 49
2016-17 26 26 536 64 121 185 90 7 30 41 0.7 23 48
2017-18 33 32 760 85 162 247 97 6 42 34 1.2 10 27
Total 121 120 2349 259 466 725 404 27 127 149 0.9 63 175
  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 33 33 15.8 3.7 5.7 9.5 8.8 0.5 1.9 2.7 0.7 0.9 3.9
2015-16 29 29 18.3 4.6 8.2 12.8 7.7 0.5 2.3 2.9 0.8 1.4 3.7
2016-17 26 26 20.6 4.8 9.0 13.8 6.7 0.5 2.2 3.1 0.7 1.7 3.6
2017-18 33 32 23.0 4.5 8.5 13.0 5.1 0.3 2.2 1.8 1.2 0.5 1.4
Total 121 120 19.4 4.4 7.9 12.3 6.9 0.5 2.2 2.5 0.9 1.1 3.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 33 32 23.0 4.5-7.4 60.2 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-3.8 44.9 10.6
Conference 20 19 24.1 4.4-7.3 60.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-3.9 43.6 10.5
Exhibition 2 2 21.5 7.5-10.5 71.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-3.5 14.3 15.5
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Home 12 12 26.5 4.3-6.6 65.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-4.2 48.0 10.7
Away 13 12 20.2 4.5-8.1 55.2 0.0-0.0 - 1.5-3.6 42.6 10.5
Neutral 8 8 22.4 4.6-7.5 61.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-3.8 43.3 10.9
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Wins 25 24 24.0 4.5-7.2 63.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-4.0 47.5 10.9
Losses 8 8 20.1 4.2-8.1 52.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-3.5 35.7 9.8
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November 7 7 23.3 4.9-7.3 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 2.1-4.6 46.9 11.9
December 6 6 20.7 6.0-7.8 76.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-3.3 50.0 13.7
January 7 7 26.9 5.3-8.1 64.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.1-3.0 38.1 11.7
February 9 8 23.2 3.3-6.6 50.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.1-4.4 47.5 8.8
March 4 4 19.0 2.5-7.5 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-3.5 35.7 6.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 33 32 760 147-244 60.2 0-0 - 57-127 44.9 351
Conference 20 19 482 88-146 60.3 0-0 - 34-78 43.6 210
Exhibition 2 2 43 15-21 71.4 0-0 - 1-7 14.3 31
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Home 12 12 318 52-79 65.8 0-0 - 24-50 48.0 128
Away 13 12 263 58-105 55.2 0-0 - 20-47 42.6 136
Neutral 8 8 179 37-60 61.7 0-0 - 13-30 43.3 87
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Wins 25 24 599 113-179 63.1 0-0 - 47-99 47.5 273
Losses 8 8 161 34-65 52.3 0-0 - 10-28 35.7 78
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November 7 7 163 34-51 66.7 0-0 - 15-32 46.9 83
December 6 6 124 36-47 76.6 0-0 - 10-20 50.0 82
January 7 7 188 37-57 64.9 0-0 - 8-21 38.1 82
February 9 8 209 30-59 50.8 0-0 - 19-40 47.5 79
March 4 4 76 10-30 33.3 0-0 - 5-14 35.7 25
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 33 32 23.0 7.7-12.8 60.2 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-6.7 44.9 18.5
Conference 20 19 24.1 7.3-12.1 60.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.8-6.5 43.6 17.4
Exhibition 2 2 21.5 14.0-19.5 71.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-6.5 14.3 28.8
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Home 12 12 26.5 6.5-9.9 65.8 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-6.3 48.0 16.1
Away 13 12 20.2 8.8-16.0 55.2 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-7.1 42.6 20.7
Neutral 8 8 22.4 8.3-13.4 61.7 0.0-0.0 - 2.9-6.7 43.3 19.4
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Wins 25 24 24.0 7.5-12.0 63.1 0.0-0.0 - 3.1-6.6 47.5 18.2
Losses 8 8 20.1 8.4-16.1 52.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-7.0 35.7 19.4
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November 7 7 23.3 8.3-12.5 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 3.7-7.9 46.9 20.4
December 6 6 20.7 11.6-15.2 76.6 0.0-0.0 - 3.2-6.5 50.0 26.5
January 7 7 26.9 7.9-12.1 64.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-4.5 38.1 17.4
February 9 8 23.2 5.7-11.3 50.8 0.0-0.0 - 3.6-7.7 47.5 15.1
March 4 4 19.0 5.3-15.8 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-7.4 35.7 13.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 33 32 23.0 2.6 4.9 7.5 2.9 0.2 1.3 1.0 1.2 0.3 0.8
Conference 20 19 24.1 2.6 5.0 7.6 3.1 0.3 1.4 0.8 1.7 0.3 0.8
Exhibition 2 2 21.5 1.0 8.0 9.0 3.5 - 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.5 1.5
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Home 12 12 26.5 1.8 5.2 7.0 2.6 0.2 2.1 1.1 1.9 0.1 0.7
Away 13 12 20.2 3.1 4.2 7.3 3.5 0.3 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.5 0.8
Neutral 8 8 22.4 2.9 5.6 8.5 2.5 0.0 1.3 1.5 0.8 0.4 1.1
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Wins 25 24 24.0 2.3 5.6 7.9 2.7 0.2 1.5 1.0 1.4 0.2 0.8
Losses 8 8 20.1 3.4 2.9 6.3 3.6 0.3 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.5 1.0
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November 7 7 23.3 2.7 5.7 8.4 2.6 0.0 1.0 1.3 0.8 0.3 0.7
December 6 6 20.7 1.8 4.0 5.8 2.5 - 2.2 1.5 1.4 0.3 1.0
January 7 7 26.9 2.7 5.4 8.1 3.1 - 1.1 0.9 1.3 0.4 1.1
February 9 8 23.2 2.8 5.1 7.9 3.3 0.6 1.2 0.6 2.2 0.2 0.7
March 4 4 19.0 2.8 3.5 6.3 3.0 0.3 0.8 1.3 0.6 0.3 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 33 32 760 85 162 247 97 6 42 34 1.2 10 27
Conference 20 19 482 52 100 152 63 5 27 16 1.7 5 17
Exhibition 2 2 43 2 16 18 7 - 1 1 1.0 1 3
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Home 12 12 318 22 62 84 31 2 25 13 1.9 1 8
Away 13 12 263 40 55 95 46 4 7 9 0.8 6 10
Neutral 8 8 179 23 45 68 20 0 10 12 0.8 3 9
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Wins 25 24 599 58 139 197 68 4 37 26 1.4 6 19
Losses 8 8 161 27 23 50 29 2 5 8 0.6 4 8
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November 7 7 163 19 40 59 18 0 7 9 0.8 2 5
December 6 6 124 11 24 35 15 - 13 9 1.4 2 6
January 7 7 188 19 38 57 22 - 8 6 1.3 3 8
February 9 8 209 25 46 71 30 5 11 5 2.2 2 6
March 4 4 76 11 14 25 12 1 3 5 0.6 1 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 33 32 23.0 4.5 8.5 13.0 5.1 0.3 2.2 1.8 1.2 0.5 1.4
Conference 20 19 24.1 4.3 8.3 12.6 5.2 0.4 2.2 1.3 1.7 0.4 1.4
Exhibition 2 2 21.5 1.9 14.9 16.7 6.5 0.0 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.9 2.8
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Home 12 12 26.5 2.8 7.8 10.6 3.9 0.3 3.1 1.6 1.9 0.1 1.0
Away 13 12 20.2 6.1 8.4 14.4 7.0 0.6 1.1 1.4 0.8 0.9 1.5
Neutral 8 8 22.4 5.1 10.1 15.2 4.5 0.0 2.2 2.7 0.8 0.7 2.0
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Wins 25 24 24.0 3.9 9.3 13.2 4.5 0.3 2.5 1.7 1.4 0.4 1.3
Losses 8 8 20.1 6.7 5.7 12.4 7.2 0.5 1.2 2.0 0.6 1.0 2.0
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November 7 7 23.3 4.7 9.8 14.5 4.4 0.0 1.7 2.2 0.8 0.5 1.2
December 6 6 20.7 3.5 7.7 11.3 4.8 0.0 4.2 2.9 1.4 0.6 1.9
January 7 7 26.9 4.0 8.1 12.1 4.7 0.0 1.7 1.3 1.3 0.6 1.7
February 9 8 23.2 4.8 8.8 13.6 5.7 1.0 2.1 1.0 2.2 0.4 1.1
March 4 4 19.0 5.8 7.4 13.2 6.3 0.5 1.6 2.6 0.6 0.5 1.1