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Amir Coffey
Amir  Coffey

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hopkins, Minn.

High School:
Hopkins

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 205

Position:
Guard


08/09/2017

Gophers Involved in High-Profile August Basketball

Mason, Hurt and Coffey all participating in national-level events this month.

03/06/2017

Five Gophers Receive All-Big Ten Honors

Pitino, Mason, Murphy, Lynch and Coffey recognized.

01/09/2017

Coffey Picks Up Second Weekly Freshman Award

Freshman led the Gophers in scoring during both games last week.

12/03/2016

Minnesota holds off Vanderbilt in 56-52 win

11/16/2016

Minnesota Dominates Mount St. Mary's 80-56

Jordan Murphy scores 18 points and adds 12 rebounds to lead Minnesota

01/23/2018

Minnesota vs Northwestern (USATSI)

Minnesota vs Northwestern

01/03/2018

Minnesota vs. Illinois (USATSI)

Photos from Minnesota men's basketball vs. Illinois - Wednesday Jan. 3, 2018

12/23/2017

12.23.17 Men's Basketball vs Florida Atlantic

12.23.17 Men's Basketball vs Florida Atlantic

12/21/2017

12.21.17 Men's Basketball vs Oral Roberts

12.21.17 Men's Basketball vs Oral Roberts

12/11/2017

Minnesota vs. Drake (USATSI)

Photos from Minnesota men's basketball vs. Drake - Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

Coffey Stats and Career Highs Get Acrobat Reader

2016-17  |  Freshman Season:
Big Ten All-Freshman Team • started 33 games, missing one due to injury • was second on the team in scoring (12.2 ppg), assists (102) and steals (35) and fourth in rebounds (127) • scoring average ranks seventh among all-time Gopher freshmen • reached double digit scoring 22 times • two-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (11/21/16, 1/9/17) • made Gopher debut as a starter, scoring 13 points, three rebounds, three assists and a steal vs. UL-Lafayette (11/11) • contributed 10 points, four rebounds and two steals vs. UT Arlington (11/14) • scored 10 points, four rebounds and three assists vs. Mount St. Mary's (11/16) • led the team with 30 points, adding four rebounds, two steals and an assist (11/18) • scored team-high 19 points, all in the second half, and added three assists, one block, one steal and a rebound vs. Arkansas (11/22) • led the team with 13 points, adding four rebounds and two steals vs. SIU (11/25) • scored seven points, two rebounds and a steal at Florida State (11/28) • posted nine points, three rebounds, two assists and a steal vs. Vanderbilt (12/3) • scored 13 points, eight rebounds, three assists and a steal vs. NJIT (12/6) • recorded seven assists, six points and six rebounds vs. Georgia Southern (12/9) • scored six points, four assists, three rebounds and three steals vs. NIU (12/11) • missed the LIU Brooklyn game due to a toe injury (12/14) • returned to action and scored seven points, five assists, three steals and a rebound vs. Arkansas State (12/23) • scored 17 points with three rebounds, three assists and two steals vs. Michigan State (12/27) • scored eight points, three assists, two rebounds and a steal at Purdue (1/1) • led the team with 17 points, adding four rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block at Northwestern (1/5) • scored a team-high 19 points with five assists and four rebounds vs. Ohio State (1/8) • posted six rebounds, four points, two steals and two assists at Michigan State (1/11) • scored seven rebounds, six points, two assists and a steal at Penn State (1/14) • led team with 19 points, adding five rebounds, three assists, one block and a steal vs. Wisconsin (1/21) • scored 11 points with two assists at Ohio State (1/25) • posted 11 points, nine assists and five rebounds vs. Maryland (1/28) • scored 13 points, five rebounds, three assists and a steal at Illinois (2/4) • posted 13 points, six assists, three steals and two rebounds in 45 minutes of play vs. Iowa (2/8) • scored 12 points, five assists, four rebounds and two steals at Rutgers (2/11) • scored 17 points, seven rebounds and a block vs. Indiana (2/15) • scored nine points, four rebounds, one block, one steal and one assist vs. Michigan (2/19) • posted 13 points, four rebounds, three assists and a steal at Maryland (2/22) • scored nine points, six rebounds and two assists vs. Penn State (2/25) • contributed seven points, four assists, two rebounds and two steals vs. Nebraska (3/2) • scored 13 points, four assists, three rebounds and a steal at Wisconsin (3/5) • scored 13 points, two rebounds and one assist vs. Michigan State (3/10 - BTT) • contributed 13 points, six rebounds and four assists vs. Michigan (3/11 - BTT) • scored team-high 17 points with four assists and three rebounds vs. MTSU (3/16 - NCAA).


High School:

Earned Minnesota Mr. Basketball honors as the top player in the state his senior season • selected the Associated Press State Player of the Year and Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year • led his Royals team to the Class 4A state championship • was a consensus national top-50 and four-star prospect, and is the highest rated prospect to join the Gophers since Kris Humphries in 2003 • averaged 19.9 points per game in 2015-16 after missing his junior season due to a knee injury • scored 14.3 points per game as a sophomore • four-year letterwinner under head coach Ken Novak, helping lead team to a combined record of 105-20.

Personal:
Parents are Sheba Coffey and Richard Coffey • has two older sisters, Sydney and Nia, who played college basketball at Marist and Northwestern, respectively • sister Nia was an All-American at Northwestern and currently plays for the WNBA's San Antonio Stars • father was a four-year member of the Gophers basketball team from 1986-90 and went on to play for the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves • lists winning state championship at Hopkins as his biggest sports thrill • major is undecided.

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