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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

11/21/2017

Minnesota vs. Alabama A&M (USATSI)

Photos from Minnesota men's basketball vs. Alabama A&M - Tuesday Nov. 21, 2017

11/19/2017

Men Basketball hosts Western Carolina

Minnesota Men Basketball

11/15/2017

11.15.17 Men's Basketball vs Niagara

11.15.17 Men's Basketball vs Niagara

11/13/2017

Men's Basketball at Providence (USATSI)

The Gophers hit the road to take on the Friars in non-conference action.

03/16/2017

Minnesota vs. Middle Tennessee (USATSI)

Check out the men's basketball USATSI gallery from the game against MTSU in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.

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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