11 Joe Coleman  
Joe Coleman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Minneapolis, Minn.

High School:
Hopkins

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
06/16/1993


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Milestones:
• Scored his 500th career point against UCLA (3/22/13)
• Grabbed his 200th career rebound against Iowa (2/3/13)

2011-12 | Sophomore Season:
Collected a career-high five steals in the season opener against American (11/9) • scored a team-high 15 points and grabbed six rebounds against Toledo (11/12) • scored 11 points and grabbed four rebounds against Stanford (11/24) • scored a game-high 16 points and grabbed six rebounds at Florida State (11/27) • scored 11 points and tied a career-high with four assists against North Florida (12/1) • finished with 17 points and seven rebounds against South Dakota State (12/4) • scored 10 points and grabbed five rebounds at USC (12/8) • led the Gophers with 12 points against Lafayette (12/22) • scored a career-high 29 points - 24 in the 2nd half - at Illinois (1/9) • scored five points and dished out a career-high six assists against Michigan (1/17) • finished with eight points and tied a career-high with eight rebounds at Northwestern (1/23) • scored 12 points against Iowa (2/3) • finished with a team-high seven rebounds and six points, including a pair of free throws to put the game into overtime, against Wisconsin (2/14) • finished with nine points, five rebounds and two steals against Indiana (2/26) • scored 12 points in 13 minutes off the bench against Penn State (3/2) • scored 14 points, all in the second half, against UCLA in the NCAA Second Round (3/22).

2011-12 | Freshman Season:
Played 11 minutes and scored three points in Gopher debut against Bucknell (11/11) • contributed the first double-figure scoring game with 10 points against Mont St. Mary's (11/21) • tied a then season-high with 10 points in 13 minutes off the bench against Appalachian State (12/6) • contributed a season-high 12 points in 15 minutes off the bench against Central Michigan (12/13) • made his first career start against Purdue (1/8) and finished with career-highs in several categories including points (14), rebounds (6) and steals (3) • played a then career-high 26 minutes at Indiana (1/12) finishing with eight points • had a career night against Penn State (1/15) with 36 minutes played and 23 points to lead the team • also finished 13-of-14 from the line at Penn State (1/15) • scored a team-high 16 points and dished out a then career-high three assists against Northwestern (1/22) • scored nine points and grabbed a career-high eight rebounds and tied a career-high with three steals at Michigan State (1/25) • dished out a career-high four assists at Iowa (2/1) • scored 12 points on 6-of-7 shooting and grabbed five rebounds at Northwestern (2/18) • scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds in 35 minutes against Miami in the second round of the NIT (3/19) • scored seven points and grabbed six rebounds at Middle Tennessee State in the quarterfinal round of the NIT (3/21) • scored six points and set a career-high with three blocks against Washington in the NIT semifinals • scored 10 points and grabbed three rebounds in the NIT Championship game against Stanford (3/29) • letterwinner.

High School:
A graduate of Hopkins High School • 2011 Minnesota Mr. Basketball • ESPN Top 100 recruit (92) • ESPN Rise Second Team All-American • Minnesota Gatorade Player of Year • Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year • 2010-11 AP Minnesota Player of the Year • First Team All-State selection • named First Team All-American by Hoopniks.com • named Third Team All-American by MaxPreps • captained team to state championship with a 32-1 record as a senior • averaged 21.5 points, 5.9 rebounds, 1.8 assists, and 1.7 steals per game, shooting 65.6 percent from the field • voted to First Team All-State and All-Tournament Teams after state championship junior season, averaging 24.7 ppg • scored in double figures in all 32 games of junior season • All-Tournament team selection and state champion in sophomore season • Averaged 21.6 points in nine games as member of Howard Pulley AAU team in summer of 2010.

Personal:
Son of Julie Foley-Coleman and David Coleman • born June 16, 1993 • is a third generation Golden Gopher • has a older brother, Dan, who played for Gophers (2003-2007) and an uncle, Ben Coleman, that also played for Minnesota (1979-81) • enrolled in the College of Education and Human Development • undecided on a major.