Joe Coleman Bio & Stats
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.
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.
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.