11 K.J. Maura
11 K.J. Maura
Height: 5-8
Weight: 140
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
High School: Arlington Country Day
Previous College: College of Central Florida
Position: G
Major: Sociology
gp 33
pts/g 11.3
fg % 46.9
3pt % 43.2
ft % 86.3
reb/g 2.2
a/g 5.0

Accolades: Named to 2017 America East All-Defensive Team.

 

Record-Book Material: Recorded 60 steals in 2016-17, landing in a third-place tie all-time in a single season and a first-place tie for UMBC juniors with UMBC Hall of Famer Darryl Proctor… His 141 assists was the fourth-best figure for juniors in a UMBC single season…Played the ninth-most minutes in school history, competing for 1,072 minutes in his first season.  . 

 

2016-17: Started in his Retriever debut at The Shore on Nov. 13 and scored eight points in 37 minutes at the point guard slot... Contributed 19 points and 6 assists in home debut vs. Delaware State on Nov. 16...  Led America East in steals per game (1.8, 56th in nation), placed fourth with 4.3 assists per game and finished fifth in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.5, 48th in nation)... Hit at least one trey in his first six contests and was 5-of-8 in wins over Duquesne (Nov. 30) and Messiah (Dec. 3)... Posted a double-double with 13 points/11 assists (1 miscue) versus Maine on Jan. 8... Recorded UMBC’s first double-digit assist game since Chris De La Rosa dropped 10 dimes at VMI in 2010... Scored season-high 24 points, knocking down 6-of-8 treys, vs. Hartford on Feb. 9 and added 22 points vs. Vermont three days later...  Hit 22-of-36 shots (61.1 percent) in UMBC’s three-game slide, but just dished out eight total assists in those setbacks... Had 57 helpers and only 12 miscues in UMBC’s nine league wins... Corralled game-high and season-best 9 caroms vs. Stony Brook on Feb. 22... Averaged 12.3 ppg in the CIT... Shot 54.5 percent (12-of-22) from the floor, 46.2 percent (6-of-13) from behind the arc and 90.5 percent (19-for-21) from charity stripe in the tourney.

 

Background: Produced a brilliant campaign at the College of Central Florida in 2015-16… Earned junior college All-America honors, leading the country with 9.6 assists per game… Also tabbed the Florida College System Athletic Association State Player of the Year and Mid-Florida Conference Player of the Year… Named FCSAA Player of the Week three times over the course of the season… Set the state and national record for most assists in a single game, dishing out 20 against conference rival Florida State College at Jacksonville on January 23… Added 10.5 points per game, and shot 47.5 percent from the floor, 44.6 percent from behind the arc and 78.3 percent from the line… Competed in volleyball as a libero at Arlington Country Day School… Lists the NBA’s Golden State Warriors as his favorite NBA team… A fan of the Harry Potter series… Considering a major in sociology... Son of Erica Colón and Melvin Maura. 

Recent Games
Feb 27 at Hartford W, 62-53
Mar 3 UMass Lowell W, 89-77
Mar 6 Hartford W, 75-60
Mar 10 at Vermont W, 65-62
Mar 16 vs. Virginia W, 74-54
Mar 18 vs. Kansas St. L, 50-43
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 16
Games started 30 16
Minutes 1159 568
Minutes per game 35.1 35.5
FG 123-262 62-132
FG Pct 46.9 47.0
3PT 64-148 30-72
3PT Pct 43.2 41.7
FT 63-73 35-37
FT Pct 86.3 94.6
Off rebounds 20 7
Def rebounds 54 23
Total rebounds 74 30
Rebounds per game 2.2 1.9
Personal fouls 49 24
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 166 76
Turnovers 64 27
Assist to turnover ratio 2.6 2.8
Steals 65 36
Blocks 0 0
Points 373 189
Points per game 11.3 11.8
Points per 40 min 12.9 13.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 10 at SMU L, 78-67 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Arizona L, 103-78 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Central Penn W, 93-62 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 at Colgate L, 93-88 - 29 4-5 80.0 4-4 100.0 2-2 100.0 14
Nov 23 Chicago State W, 84-73 - 26 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Nov 24 Nicholls St. W, 89-88 - 32 6-10 60.0 1-3 33.3 3-4 75.0 16
Nov 27 Shenandoah W, 88-59 1 31 3-8 37.5 1-4 25.0 2-3 66.7 9
Dec 1 vs. Army West Point L, 81-70 1 36 2-10 20.0 2-5 40.0 2-5 40.0 8
Dec 2 at Citadel W, 98-72 1 38 7-12 58.3 5-8 62.5 2-2 100.0 21
Dec 6 at Delaware St. W, 81-60 1 37 5-9 55.6 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 15
Dec 9 at Towson L, 78-65 1 37 2-9 22.2 2-9 22.2 0-0 - 6
Dec 12 Coppin State W, 81-74 1 33 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 6-6 100.0 6
Dec 17 Northern Ky. W, 76-75 1 35 3-7 42.9 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 8
Dec 29 at Maryland L, 66-45 1 33 5-8 62.5 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 12
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.) W, 85-41 1 38 3-6 50.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 6
Jan 3 New Hampshire W, 71-67 1 35 4-12 33.3 2-5 40.0 1-1 100.0 11
Jan 6 at Vermont L, 71-56 1 38 7-10 70.0 4-7 57.1 2-3 66.7 20
Jan 10 at Maine W, 72-67 1 36 3-5 60.0 2-3 66.7 4-4 100.0 12
Jan 13 at UMass Lowell W, 89-62 1 31 6-7 85.7 5-6 83.3 0-0 - 17
Jan 15 Hartford W, 78-56 1 35 1-3 33.3 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Jan 21 at Albany L, 83-39 1 34 0-5 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 24 Binghamton W, 69-57 1 33 2-7 28.6 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 27 Maine W, 86-74 1 35 3-6 50.0 1-2 50.0 3-3 100.0 10
Jan 31 at Stony Brook W, 67-63 1 30 3-8 37.5 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 7
Feb 3 Vermont L, 81-53 1 38 4-12 33.3 1-6 16.7 4-4 100.0 13
Feb 8 at Binghamton W, 78-68 1 37 5-10 50.0 1-3 33.3 5-5 100.0 16
Feb 11 at New Hampshire W, 68-59 1 35 1-3 33.3 0-2 0.0 4-4 100.0 6
Feb 18 Albany W, 68-60 1 38 5-10 50.0 3-6 50.0 6-6 100.0 19
Feb 21 Stony Brook L, 64-57 1 38 5-11 45.5 2-7 28.6 3-3 100.0 15
Feb 24 UMass Lowell W, 83-75 1 38 5-11 45.5 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 11
Feb 27 at Hartford W, 62-53 1 37 8-12 66.7 6-9 66.7 3-4 75.0 25
Mar 3 UMass Lowell W, 89-77 1 34 6-11 54.5 1-3 33.3 3-3 100.0 16
Mar 6 Hartford W, 75-60 1 40 6-11 54.5 3-7 42.9 3-4 75.0 18
Mar 10 at Vermont W, 65-62 1 34 3-7 42.9 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 8
Mar 16 vs. Virginia W, 74-54 1 40 3-6 50.0 2-3 66.7 2-2 100.0 10
Mar 18 vs. Kansas St. L, 50-43 1 38 3-6 50.0 2-3 66.7 2-3 66.7 10
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 10 at SMU L, 78-67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Arizona L, 103-78 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Central Penn W, 93-62 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 at Colgate L, 93-88 - 29 0 1 1 4 2 2.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 23 Chicago State W, 84-73 - 26 3 2 5 7 2 3.5 2 0 1 -
Nov 24 Nicholls St. W, 89-88 - 32 1 2 3 4 1 4.0 1 0 1 -
Nov 27 Shenandoah W, 88-59 1 31 0 0 0 10 1 10.0 3 0 1 -
Dec 1 vs. Army West Point L, 81-70 1 36 0 2 2 8 1 8.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 2 at Citadel W, 98-72 1 38 1 5 6 8 2 4.0 1 0 2 -
Dec 6 at Delaware St. W, 81-60 1 37 1 3 4 3 2 1.5 4 0 1 -
Dec 9 at Towson L, 78-65 1 37 2 0 2 5 2 2.5 1 0 3 -
Dec 12 Coppin State W, 81-74 1 33 2 3 5 8 3 2.7 2 0 1 -
Dec 17 Northern Ky. W, 76-75 1 35 1 2 3 1 3 0.3 1 0 0 0
Dec 29 at Maryland L, 66-45 1 33 0 1 1 3 3 1.0 2 0 2 0
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.) W, 85-41 1 38 0 2 2 11 2 5.5 3 0 1 0
Jan 3 New Hampshire W, 71-67 1 35 0 0 0 3 3 1.0 7 0 1 0
Jan 6 at Vermont L, 71-56 1 38 0 1 1 3 2 1.5 0 0 2 -
Jan 10 at Maine W, 72-67 1 36 0 3 3 2 3 0.7 3 0 0 0
Jan 13 at UMass Lowell W, 89-62 1 31 0 3 3 5 0 - 1 0 2 0
Jan 15 Hartford W, 78-56 1 35 0 1 1 5 0 - 2 0 3 0
Jan 21 at Albany L, 83-39 1 34 0 2 2 3 1 3.0 2 0 1 -
Jan 24 Binghamton W, 69-57 1 33 0 0 0 4 3 1.3 0 0 2 0
Jan 27 Maine W, 86-74 1 35 1 0 1 9 1 9.0 5 0 1 0
Jan 31 at Stony Brook W, 67-63 1 30 3 1 4 5 2 2.5 4 0 2 -
Feb 3 Vermont L, 81-53 1 38 0 0 0 3 0 - 4 0 2 -
Feb 8 at Binghamton W, 78-68 1 37 2 1 3 6 2 3.0 0 0 1 0
Feb 11 at New Hampshire W, 68-59 1 35 0 2 2 8 2 4.0 1 0 2 0
Feb 18 Albany W, 68-60 1 38 0 1 1 6 3 2.0 3 0 0 0
Feb 21 Stony Brook L, 64-57 1 38 0 1 1 4 2 2.0 1 0 1 0
Feb 24 UMass Lowell W, 83-75 1 38 0 3 3 6 1 6.0 1 0 1 0
Feb 27 at Hartford W, 62-53 1 37 1 4 5 4 2 2.0 2 0 3 0
Mar 3 UMass Lowell W, 89-77 1 34 1 2 3 7 1 7.0 1 0 2 0
Mar 6 Hartford W, 75-60 1 40 1 0 1 5 2 2.5 1 0 1 -
Mar 10 at Vermont W, 65-62 1 34 0 0 0 2 2 1.0 2 0 4 0
Mar 16 vs. Virginia W, 74-54 1 40 0 3 3 3 2 1.5 2 0 2 0
Mar 18 vs. Kansas St. L, 50-43 1 38 0 3 3 1 6 0.2 2 0 0 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 33 32 32.5 2.8-6.6 43.1 1.2-3.0 40.0 2.0-2.2 89.2 8.9
2017-18 33 30 35.1 3.7-7.9 46.9 1.9-4.5 43.2 1.9-2.2 86.3 11.3
Total 66 62 33.8 3.3-7.3 45.2 1.6-3.8 41.9 2.0-2.2 87.8 10.1
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 33 32 1071 94-218 43.1 40-100 40.0 66-74 89.2 294
2017-18 33 30 1159 123-262 46.9 64-148 43.2 63-73 86.3 373
Total 66 62 2230 217-480 45.2 104-248 41.9 129-147 87.8 667
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 33 32 32.5 3.5-8.1 43.1 1.5-3.7 40.0 2.5-2.8 89.2 11.0
2017-18 33 30 35.1 4.2-9.0 46.9 2.2-5.1 43.2 2.2-2.5 86.3 12.9
Total 66 62 33.8 3.9-8.6 45.2 1.9-4.4 41.9 2.3-2.6 87.8 12.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 33 32 32.5 0.6 2.2 2.8 1.9 0.1 4.3 1.8 2.4 1.8 0.0
2017-18 33 30 35.1 0.6 1.6 2.2 1.5 0.0 5.0 1.9 2.6 2.0 0.0
Total 66 62 33.8 0.6 1.9 2.5 1.7 0.0 4.7 1.8 2.5 1.9 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 33 32 1071 21 72 93 63 2 141 58 2.4 60 1
2017-18 33 30 1159 20 54 74 49 0 166 64 2.6 65 0
Total 66 62 2230 41 126 167 112 2 307 122 2.5 125 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 33 32 32.5 0.8 2.7 3.5 2.4 0.1 5.3 2.2 2.4 2.2 0.0
2017-18 33 30 35.1 0.7 1.9 2.6 1.7 0.0 5.7 2.2 2.6 2.2 0.0
Total 66 62 33.8 0.7 2.3 3.0 2.0 0.0 5.5 2.2 2.5 2.2 0.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 33 30 35.1 3.7-7.9 46.9 1.9-4.5 43.2 1.9-2.2 86.3 11.3
Conference 16 16 35.5 3.9-8.2 47.0 1.9-4.5 41.7 2.2-2.3 94.6 11.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 16 14 34.9 3.5-8.1 43.1 1.2-4.0 29.7 2.2-2.4 89.7 10.4
Away 14 13 34.7 4.2-7.9 53.6 2.8-5.2 53.4 1.6-1.7 91.7 12.8
Neutral 3 3 38.0 2.7-7.3 36.4 2.0-3.7 54.5 2.0-3.3 60.0 9.3
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Wins 24 22 34.9 3.8-7.8 48.9 1.9-4.2 45.0 2.0-2.2 90.6 11.5
Losses 9 8 35.7 3.6-8.4 42.1 2.1-5.3 39.6 1.7-2.2 75.0 10.9
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November 4 1 29.5 3.2-6.5 50.0 1.5-3.2 46.2 2.0-2.8 72.7 10.0
December 8 8 35.9 3.4-7.9 42.9 2.2-5.4 41.9 1.2-1.6 76.9 10.3
January 9 9 34.1 3.2-7.0 46.0 1.8-4.0 44.4 1.1-1.2 90.9 9.3
February 7 7 37.3 4.7-9.9 47.8 2.0-5.1 38.9 3.6-3.7 96.2 15.0
March 5 5 37.2 4.2-8.2 51.2 2.0-4.0 50.0 2.0-2.4 83.3 12.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 33 30 1159 123-262 46.9 64-148 43.2 63-73 86.3 373
Conference 16 16 568 62-132 47.0 30-72 41.7 35-37 94.6 189
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 16 14 559 56-130 43.1 19-64 29.7 35-39 89.7 166
Away 14 13 486 59-110 53.6 39-73 53.4 22-24 91.7 179
Neutral 3 3 114 8-22 36.4 6-11 54.5 6-10 60.0 28
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Wins 24 22 838 91-186 48.9 45-100 45.0 48-53 90.6 275
Losses 9 8 321 32-76 42.1 19-48 39.6 15-20 75.0 98
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November 4 1 118 13-26 50.0 6-13 46.2 8-11 72.7 40
December 8 8 287 27-63 42.9 18-43 41.9 10-13 76.9 82
January 9 9 307 29-63 46.0 16-36 44.4 10-11 90.9 84
February 7 7 261 33-69 47.8 14-36 38.9 25-26 96.2 105
March 5 5 186 21-41 51.2 10-20 50.0 10-12 83.3 62
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 33 30 35.1 4.2-9.0 46.9 2.2-5.1 43.2 2.2-2.5 86.3 12.9
Conference 16 16 35.5 4.4-9.3 47.0 2.1-5.1 41.7 2.5-2.6 94.6 13.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 16 14 34.9 4.0-9.3 43.1 1.4-4.6 29.7 2.5-2.8 89.7 11.9
Away 14 13 34.7 4.9-9.1 53.6 3.2-6.0 53.4 1.8-2.0 91.7 14.7
Neutral 3 3 38.0 2.8-7.7 36.4 2.1-3.9 54.5 2.1-3.5 60.0 9.8
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Wins 24 22 34.9 4.3-8.9 48.9 2.1-4.8 45.0 2.3-2.5 90.6 13.1
Losses 9 8 35.7 4.0-9.5 42.1 2.4-6.0 39.6 1.9-2.5 75.0 12.2
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November 4 1 29.5 4.4-8.8 50.0 2.0-4.4 46.2 2.7-3.7 72.7 13.6
December 8 8 35.9 3.8-8.8 42.9 2.5-6.0 41.9 1.4-1.8 76.9 11.4
January 9 9 34.1 3.8-8.2 46.0 2.1-4.7 44.4 1.3-1.4 90.9 10.9
February 7 7 37.3 5.1-10.6 47.8 2.1-5.5 38.9 3.8-4.0 96.2 16.1
March 5 5 37.2 4.5-8.8 51.2 2.2-4.3 50.0 2.2-2.6 83.3 13.3
  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 30 35.1 0.6 1.6 2.2 1.5 0.0 5.0 1.9 2.6 2.0 0.0
Conference 16 16 35.5 0.4 1.4 1.9 1.5 0.0 4.8 1.7 2.8 2.3 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 16 14 34.9 0.6 1.2 1.8 1.2 0.0 5.8 1.8 3.3 2.3 0.0
Away 14 13 34.7 0.7 1.9 2.6 1.9 0.0 4.4 1.9 2.3 1.7 0.0
Neutral 3 3 38.0 0.0 2.7 2.7 1.0 0.0 4.0 3.0 1.3 1.3 0.0
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Wins 24 22 34.9 0.8 1.8 2.5 1.5 0.0 5.5 1.9 2.9 2.2 0.0
Losses 9 8 35.7 0.2 1.2 1.4 1.6 0.0 3.8 2.1 1.8 1.4 0.0
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November 4 1 29.5 1.0 1.3 2.3 1.3 - 6.3 1.5 4.2 1.8 0.0
December 8 8 35.9 0.9 2.3 3.1 1.4 0.0 5.9 2.3 2.6 1.8 0.0
January 9 9 34.1 0.4 1.2 1.7 1.6 0.0 4.3 1.7 2.6 2.7 0.0
February 7 7 37.3 0.4 1.7 2.1 1.4 0.0 5.3 1.7 3.1 1.7 0.0
March 5 5 37.2 0.4 1.6 2.0 1.8 0.0 3.6 2.6 1.4 1.6 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 33 30 1159 20 54 74 49 0 166 64 2.6 65 0
Conference 16 16 568 7 23 30 24 0 76 27 2.8 36 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 16 14 559 10 19 29 19 0 93 28 3.3 37 0
Away 14 13 486 10 27 37 27 0 61 27 2.3 24 0
Neutral 3 3 114 0 8 8 3 0 12 9 1.3 4 0
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Wins 24 22 838 18 43 61 35 0 132 45 2.9 52 0
Losses 9 8 321 2 11 13 14 0 34 19 1.8 13 0
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November 4 1 118 4 5 9 5 - 25 6 4.2 7 0
December 8 8 287 7 18 25 11 0 47 18 2.6 14 0
January 9 9 307 4 11 15 14 0 39 15 2.6 24 0
February 7 7 261 3 12 15 10 0 37 12 3.1 12 0
March 5 5 186 2 8 10 9 0 18 13 1.4 8 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 33 30 35.1 0.7 1.9 2.6 1.7 0.0 5.7 2.2 2.6 2.2 0.0
Conference 16 16 35.5 0.5 1.6 2.1 1.7 0.0 5.4 1.9 2.8 2.5 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 16 14 34.9 0.7 1.4 2.1 1.4 0.0 6.7 2.0 3.3 2.6 0.0
Away 14 13 34.7 0.8 2.2 3.0 2.2 0.0 5.0 2.2 2.3 2.0 0.0
Neutral 3 3 38.0 0.0 2.8 2.8 1.1 0.0 4.2 3.2 1.3 1.4 0.0
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Wins 24 22 34.9 0.9 2.1 2.9 1.7 0.0 6.3 2.1 2.9 2.5 0.0
Losses 9 8 35.7 0.2 1.4 1.6 1.7 0.0 4.2 2.4 1.8 1.6 0.0
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November 4 1 29.5 1.4 1.7 3.1 1.7 0.0 8.5 2.0 4.2 2.4 0.0
December 8 8 35.9 1.0 2.5 3.5 1.5 0.0 6.6 2.5 2.6 2.0 0.0
January 9 9 34.1 0.5 1.4 2.0 1.8 0.0 5.1 2.0 2.6 3.1 0.0
February 7 7 37.3 0.5 1.8 2.3 1.5 0.0 5.7 1.8 3.1 1.8 0.0
March 5 5 37.2 0.4 1.7 2.2 1.9 0.0 3.9 2.8 1.4 1.7 0.0