Milestones: Currently fourth all-time on Minnesota's 3-point shooting percentage list among players with at least 80 career attempts at .418 (200-478) Minnesota's career record holder for three-point field goals with 200 set Gopher season record for treys in a season with 85 this season Minnesota freshman record-holder for three-pointers in a season (70) Hoffarber's 70 three pointers in 2007-08 was the fourth most in Gopher history grabbed his 300th career rebound against Michigan State in the Big Ten Tournament scored his 800th career point against Michigan (3/02/10) dished out his 100th career assist against South Dakota State (12/23/09) hit 100th career trey against Northwestern (1/18/09) scored in double figures 36 times in his career two-time ESPY nominee in basketball career including a win in 2005 for "Best Play" after making shot from his seat in state tournament game for Hopkins awarded the Big Ten Conference Player of the Week (12/21/09) after his record setting performance against Northern Illinois (12/15/09) played in his 100th career game against Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament Championship game (3/14/10).
2009-10 | Junior Season: Played 16 minutes and scored five points in season opening victory over Tennessee Tech (11/13) came off the bench to score 12 points and went 3-of-5 from behind the arc against Butler (11/26) went 3-for-6 from three-point land to finish with nine points against Miami (12/02) started and contributed his first career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds, along with four assists, against Brown (12/05) started and made a career-high eight field goals en route to 18 points in 25 minutes against Morgan State (12/08) scored 20 points on 7-of-14 shooting, including 5-of-9 from three-point range, in 21 minutes against St. Joseph's (12/12) scored 26 points on 9-of-11 shooting, including a school-record 8 three-pointers against Northern Illinois (12/15) scored a team-high 16 points, grabbed four rebounds and dished out four assists against South Dakota State (12/23) scored 11 points and grabbed two rebounds in a season-high 30 minutes against Penn State (12/29) hit five three pointers and eight field goals overall to lead the team with 24 points against Iowa (1/02) scored a career-high 27 points on 7-of-10 shooting, including 7 three-pointers against Ohio State (1/09) scored a game-high 20 points on 6-of-10 shooting, including 5-of-8 from three-point land, and tied for the team-high with seven rebounds in 32 minutes against Northwestern (1/26) contributed 10 points, a team-high six rebounds and three assists against Ohio State (1/31) scored a team-high 16 points against Michigan (2/11) played a career-high 41 minutes, scored nine points and grabbed five rebounds against Northwestern (2/14) scored a team-high 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds in 34 minutes against Wisconsin (2/18) scored six points in 27 minutes of 2-of-4 from the three-point line in the Big Ten Tournament opener against Penn State (3/11) tied a career high playing 41 minutes, and finished second on the team with 14 points on the strength of four three-pointers in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals against Michigan State (3/12) held to three points in 26 minutes in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals against Purdue (3/13) held scorless in 31 minutes in the Big Ten Tournament championship game against Ohio State (3/14) scored six points and grabbed seven rebounds in 32 minutes against Xavier in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (3/19) finished the season with career-high averages with 10.0 points, 3.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 27.8 minutes per game while shooting .496 from the field and .467 from behind the arc.
2008-09 | Sophomore Season: Averaged 6.3 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 24.0 minutes played per game in the NABC Classic grabbed a career-high 12 boards in the first round of the NABC Classic against Concordia-St. Paul led Minnesota scorers with 20 points against Colorado State (11/22) scored 12 points, dished out three assists and grabbed four rebounds against Eastern Washington (11/26) played a season-high 31 minutes, scored12 points on 4-of-8 shooting and blocked his first career block against Virginia (12/2) scored six points in 17 minutes against Cornell (12/6) before leaving with a sprained ankle sat out game vs. South Dakota State (12/10) with a sprained right ankle scored 15 points and grabbed three rebounds in 23 minutes against Louisville (12/20) scored 15 points and grabbed four rebounds in 28 minutes against Southeastern Louisiana (12/23) recorded his third straight game with double-digit points after scoring 11 points to go with four rebounds against High Point (12/28) scored eight points and grabbed four rebounds in Big Ten opener against Michigan State (12/31) tied a career-high with six three-point field goals and grabbed three rebounds on his way to 19 points in 21 minutes against Ohio State (2/7).
2007-08 | Freshman Season: Hit game-winning shot at the buzzer to defeat No. 22 Indiana in Big Ten tournament quarterfinals Hoffarber took a three-quarter court pass from Travis Busch with 1.5 seconds left and hit a twisting jumper as time expired notched first career start at Northwestern (2/6) and finished with 15 points, five rebounds and four assists in a career-high 32 minutes played a then career-high 25 minutes off the bench against Penn State, scoring 19 points on 6-of-11 shooting from the field scored 15 points in 18 minutes off the bench vs. Northwestern (1/9) was a perfect 2-of-2 from the field, scoring five points against Michigan State (1/5) averaged 12.0 points and 3.0 rebounds a game and shot .591 (13-22) from the field during the Duel in the Desert (12/28-30) scored nine points and dished out a career-high six assists against South Dakota State (12/12) in 23 minutes, also a career high scored a career-high 22 points and sank a career-high six treys vs. Colorado State (12/8) scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high six rebounds vs. North Dakota State (12/3) posted a career-high 13 points against UC Riverside (12/1), making 4-of-7 three-pointers also nabbed a career-high four steals against the Highlanders led Minnesota with 12 points on 5-of-9 shooting at Florida State (11/27) scored nine points in the victory over Central Michigan (11/24). made his Golden Gopher debut against Army (11/10) collected his first points on his first shot attempt, a three-pointer finished the game with eight points, five rebounds two steals and one assist in 18 minutes played was Gophers' leading scorer with 11 points vs. Illinois (2/12) scored 10 points and grabbed three rebounds vs. Penn State (2/24) scored 10 points and grabbed three rebounds vs. Ohio State (3/1) scored a team-high 14 points and tied a career-high with six rebounds against Illinois (3/8) scored 11 points and tied a career record with six rebounds against Maryland (3/18) in the season finale.
High School: A graduate of Hopkins High School 2007 Mr. Basketball in Minnesota MaxPreps All-American ESPN.com Top 150 (#76) player a top 100 player by Street & Smith's, Sports Illustrated and CBS Sportsline averaged 25.2 points, 8.1 rebounds, 6.6 assists and 3.0 steals per game his senior year 2006 Reebok BigTime All-Tourney First Team Reebok ABCD Camp #3 Rated Guard Overall Class 2007 ranked 13th Overall of Camp Attendees at Reebok ABCD Camp Reebok ABCD Camp #1 3 Pt. Shooting Percentage - 59% 2005 and 2006 NBA Players Association Camp Attendee ESPY Award Winner for "Best Play" - 2005; First High School Athlete to win an ESPY Award leading scorer for the Minnesota Class AAAA State Champion 2005 & 2006 Most Valuable Player Award Recipient 2005 & 2006 five-time letterwinner 2006 Mr. Magic Award 2005 Reebok ABCD Camp Top 25 - Class of 2007 2006 and 2007 St. Paul Pioneer Press All-State First Team 2006 and 2007 Minneapolis Star Tribune All-Metro First Team 2007 Associated Press All-State First Team 2006 AP All-State Second Team, 2005 Honorable Mention 2005 and 2006 AP State Tournament - All-Tournament Team 2006 Minnesota Basketball Breakdown All-State Second Team three-time all-conference selection three-time team MVP named to National Honor Society in 2006 two-time Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association Academic All-State graduated with a 3.9 GPA `A' Honor Roll.
Personal: A Finance major in the Carlson School of Management son of Bruce and Shauna Hoffarber has two older siblings, Adam and Margo born April 27, 1988.
B1G Hoops Opponents Announced for 2018-19
4/19/2018 - M. Basketball
The Minnesota men and women's basketball scheduling matchups were released on Thursday by the conference office.
Student Season Ticket Packages Unveiled
4/19/2018 - M. Basketball
University of Minnesota student season tickets for Gopher football, men's basketball, and men's hockey are on sale beginning Monday, April 23.
Goldy Gopher: A Heart of Gold
4/18/2018 - M. Basketball
What makes Goldy Gopher such a special "face" of the University of Minnesota? Learn more in this video!