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Nate Mason
Nate  Mason

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Decatur, Ga.

High School:
Arlington Country Day

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
Guard


03/23/2018

Mason Selected for 3X3U in San Antonio

The senior will be among a four-member Big Ten group that will compete in 3-on-3 tournament for cash prizes.

10/16/2017

Mason Named to Cousy Award Watch List

The senior point guard is among 20 who have been recognized for the top honor.

08/09/2017

Gophers Involved in High-Profile August Basketball

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

03/22/2017

Pitino, Mason Add NABC Honors

Gophers pick up coach of the year and second-team All-District 7 honors Wednesday.

03/06/2017

Five Gophers Receive All-Big Ten Honors

Pitino, Mason, Murphy, Lynch and Coffey recognized.

01/09/2015

Raise the Barn 2015: Ep. 4

Nate Mason is featured in the latest episode of Raise the Barn.

02/21/2018

Minnesota vs. Iowa (USATSI)

Minnesota vs. Iowa

02/19/2018

Minnesota at Wisconsin (USATSI)

Minnesota at Wisconsin: Photos by USA Today Sports Images

02/13/2018

Minnesota vs. Michigan State (USATSI)

Photos from Minnesota men's basketball vs. Michigan State - Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

02/09/2018

Minnesota vs. Indiana (USATSI)

Minnesota vs. Indiana (USATSI) 2/09/2018

02/06/2018

Minnesota vs. Nebraska (USATSI)

Photos from Minnesota men's basketball vs. Nebraska - Tuesday Feb. 6, 2018

Career Stats

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Mason Stats and Career Highs Get Acrobat Reader

2017-18 | Senior Season:
All-Big Ten honorable mention by both the media and coaches • finished his career ranked second among all-time Gophers in assists (512) and fifth in scoring (1,731 points) • his 212 career 3-pointers rank third in school history while 163 career steals tie for seventh • appeared in all but one game, with 31 starts • led the team in assists (130) and minutes played (34.1 mpg; B1G – 6th) while ranking second in scoring (16.7 ppg; B1G – 8th) and steals (34) and fourth in rebounding (3.6 rpg) • sank 77 3-pointers, seventh-most in Gopher single-season history • posted an assist/turnover ratio of 2.8, tying for third in the conference • registered 27 double-figure scoring games, including nine with 20-plus points and two with 30 or more • posted one double-double • scored 11 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals in season opener vs. USC Upstate (11/10) • scored 17 points with six rebounds at Providence (11/13) • posted double-double of 15 points and 11 assists with six rebounds vs. Niagara (11/15) • scored 13 points, eight rebounds, three assists and two steals vs. WCU (11/19) • posted 12 points, two assists and two steals vs. Alabama A&M (11/21) • scored eight points, six assists, four rebounds and two steals vs. UMass (11/24) • led team with 20 points, adding three assists and a rebound vs. Alabama (11/25) • scored 15 points, five assists, three rebounds and a block vs. Miami (11/29) • led all scorers with 26 points, adding seven assists, three rebounds and two steals vs. Rutgers (12/3) • scored 20 points, four rebounds, three assists and a steal at Nebraska (12/5) • scored 17 points, six assists, four rebounds and a steal at Arkansas (12/9) • scored 12 points, five assists, four rebounds and two steals vs. Drake (12/11) • scored 14 points, five rebounds and two assists vs. ORU (12/21) • led team with 17 points adding two rebounds, one assist and a steal vs. FAU (12/23), but suffered a left ankle injury in the second half • missed the Harvard game (12/30) • returned to action against Illinois, scoring 17 points, six assists, four rebounds and three steals (1/3) • posted team highs of 22 points and nine rebounds with four rebounds and a steal vs. Indiana (1/6) • scored nine points, five assists and three rebounds at Northwestern (1/10) • posted eight points, three rebounds and an assist vs. Purdue (1/13) • led the team with 25 points, adding four rebounds, three assists and a block at Penn State (1/15) • scored 14 points with five assists, one rebound and a steal at Maryland (1/18) • scored 11 points, nine rebounds and two assists vs. Ohio State (1/20) • led all players with 25 points and nine assists, adding three rebounds and three steals vs. Northwestern (1/23) • scored seven points, three assists, two rebounds and two steals at Iowa (1/30) • scored 22 points, five rebounds and two assists at Michigan (2/3) • poured in career-high 34 points with six assists and a rebound vs. Nebraska (2/6) • led team with 18 points, adding eight rebounds, two steals and an assist at Indiana (2/9) • scored 14 points, four assists and two steals vs. Michigan State (2/13) • scored 11 points, five assists, three rebounds and one steal at Wisconsin (2/19) • poured in 33 points, six assists, three steals and two rebounds on Senior Night in win over Iowa (2/21) • scored 18 points, five rebounds and three assists at Purdue (2/25) • posted 12 points, two assists and one rebound vs. Rutgers (2/28 - BTT).

2016-17  |  Junior Season:
All-Big Ten First Team (Coaches, Media, Associated Press) • USBWA All-District First Team and NABC All-District Second Team selection • led the team and ranked ninth in the Big Ten in scoring (15.2 ppg), while leading the team in free throw shooting (80.8 percent, B1G: 8th), assists (169, B1G: T-4th), and steals (46, B1G: T-5th) • tied for third in assist/turnover ratio among Big Ten players (2.6) • started every game and scored in double figures 30 times, including six games with 20+ points and two with 30 or more • registered two double-doubles • tied for team high with 15 points adding seven assists, four rebounds and two steals vs. UL-Lafayette (11/11) • tallied 13 points, career-high seven rebounds, seven assists and a steal vs. UT Arlington (11/14) • scored 13 points with four rebounds, three assists and a steal vs. Mount St. Mary's (11/16) • scored 13 points, seven assists, five rebounds and two steals vs. St. John's (11/18) • scored 13 points, seven assists and three rebounds vs. Arkansas (11/22) • posted 11 points, two assists and one rebound vs. SIU (11/25) • scored 11 points, three assists and a rebound at Florida State (11/28) • recorded eight points, five assists, four rebounds and a steal vs. Vanderbilt (12/3) • scored 18 points, two assists and a rebound vs. NJIT (12/6) • scored 14 points, nine assists, six rebounds, five steals and a block vs. Georgia Southern (12/9) • scored 11 points, six assists and two rebounds vs. NIU (12/11) • scored 19 points, seven assists, two steals and two rebounds vs. LIU Brooklyn (12/14) • scored 12 points, seven assists, two steals and a rebound vs. Arkansas State (12/23) • led team with 18 points and four assists, adding five rebounds vs. Michigan State (12/27) • scored career-high 31 points with 11 assists for first double-double at Purdue, adding six rebounds and two steals (1/1) • tallied 12 points, seven assists, five rebounds and a steal at Northwestern (1/5) • contributed 12 points, three assists, three steals and two rebounds vs. Ohio State (1/8) • led team with 14 points, adding three rebounds, two steals and an assist vs. Michigan State (1/11) • Big Ten Co-Player of the Week (1/12) • scored seven points, four assists, three steals and two rebounds at Penn State (1/14) • dished 10 assists with eight points, two steals and two rebounds vs. Wisconsin (1/21) • led all scorers with 21 points, adding five rebounds, four assists and three steals at Ohio State (1/25) • scored 14 points with four assists and two rebounds vs. Maryland • posted 13 points and three rebounds at Illinois (2/4) • scored team-high 25 points with seven assists, five rebounds and two blocks vs. Iowa (2/8) • scored 16 points, five assists and two rebounds at Rutgers (2/11) • poured in 30 points along with four assists, three rebounds and two steals vs. Indiana (2/15) • scored 13 points, eight assists and four rebounds vs. Michigan (2/19) • scored 17 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals at Maryland (2/22) • scored double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds, adding eight assists, one block and a steal vs. Penn State (2/25) • led all scorers with 25 points, adding four assists, two steals and two rebounds vs. Nebraska (3/2) • led the team with 17 points, adding four rebounds and three steals at Wisconsin (3/5) • scored 10 points, four rebounds, three assists and a steal vs. Michigan State (3/10 - BTT) • scored 23 points with six rebounds, four assists and one steal in 40 minutes of action against Michigan (3/11 - BTT) • scored five points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals vs. MTSU (3/16 - NCAA).


2015-16 | Sophomore Season:
Saw action in 27 games, all as a starter • led the team and ranked tied for 18th in the Big Ten in scoring (13.8) • was also the team’s assist leader (121), tying for sixth among B1G players and sixth in the conference in assist/turnover ratio (2.6)• registered a team-high 21 double-figure scoring games including three 20-point outings • also recorded 76 rebounds and 24 steals with one block • scored 11 points, seven assists, three rebounds, two steals and a block in win vs. UMKC (11/13) • scored 12 points, four rebounds, four assists and a steal against ULM (11/15) • poured in career-high 20 points with five assists and two rebounds vs. Temple (11/19) • scored nine points, four assists and three rebounds vs. Missouri State (11/20) • posted six points and a steal vs. Texas Tech (11/22) • contributed 16 points, eight assists, three rebounds and one steal vs. Omaha (11/27) • scored 17 points, eight assists and two rebounds in win over Clemson (11/30) • contributed 11 points, three rebounds and two steals in career-high 42 minutes vs. South Dakota (12/5) • scored 18 points, five assists, two steals and two rebounds vs. SDSU (12/8) • scored team-high 14 points with three assists and two steals vs. Oklahoma State (12/12) • contributed 10 points, seven assists, two rebounds and two steals vs. Chicago State (12/16) • scored 10 points, five rebounds and an assist at Ohio State (12/30) • led team with 16 points and added six rebounds and three assists vs. Michigan State (1/2) • scored 19 points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals at Penn State (1/5) • led the team with 13 points and six assists with one rebound vs. Northwestern (1/9) • scored eight points at Nebraska (1/12) • posted five points, five assists and two rebounds vs. Indiana (1/16) • scored career- and game-high 25 points with five assists, three rebounds and a steal at Michigan (1/20) • posted 19 points, seven assists, five rebounds and one steal vs. Illinois (1/23) • earned first career double-double with 15 points and career-best 12 assists, adding three rebounds vs. Purdue (1/27) • led team with 21 points and added five rebounds, five assists and two steals at Indiana (1/30) • scored team-high 19 points and five assists with four rebounds and two steals vs. Michigan (2/10) • led the team with 14 points and six assists, adding three rebounds and a steal at Iowa (2/14) • scored team-high 18 points with six rebounds, six assists and two steals in win over Maryland (2/18) • posted 13 points, two rebounds and two assists vs. Rutgers (2/23) • was suspended for the final four games of the season after a violation of team rules.

2014-15 | Freshman Season:
Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Dec. 22) • appeared in every game, starting eight • ranked second on team in steals (59) and assists (92) while fourth in scoring (9.8 ppg) • registered 17 double-digit scoring games • scored 10 points, five rebounds and two assists in collegiate debut vs. Louisville (11/14) • contributed 10 points, five rebounds, one block, one steal and one assist vs. Western Kentucky (11/18) • posted 15 points, five assists, four rebounds and two steals vs. Franklin Pierce (11/20) • scored eight points, five rebounds, four assists and a steal vs. UMBC (11/22) • scored team-high 15 points, with four rebounds, two assists and two steals at St. John's (11/26) • scored six points with five rebounds, four assists and two steals at Wake Forest (12/2) • contributed 11 points, five assists, two rebounds and two steals vs. WCU (12/5) • registered 11 points, eight assists, six steals and four rebounds vs. North Dakota (12/8) • scored three points, three rebounds, and two assists vs. Southern (12/10) • posted 15 points, six steals, three rebounds and an assist vs. Seattle (12/19) • scored 14 points and four steals vs. Furman (12/22) • scored career-high 18 points with five steals, two rebounds and two assists vs. UNCW (12/27) • contributed 12 points, three rebounds, two assists and a steal at Purdue (12/31) • scored seven points, two assists, one steal and one rebound vs. Ohio State (1/6) • scored eight points, five rebounds, three assists and a steal at Michigan (1/10) • scored 17 points with four rebounds, four assists and three steals in first career start vs. Iowa (1/13) • scored nine points, five steals, five assists and two rebounds with a block vs. Rutgers (1/17) • contributed three points, three steals, two rebounds and an assist at Nebraska (1/20) • scored 10 points, six assists and three rebounds vs. Illinois (1/24) • recorded five points, two steals, one rebound and an assist at Penn State (1/28) • posted eight points, one steal and an assist vs. Nebraska (1/31) • scored seven points, two assists, one steal and a rebound vs. Purdue (2/7) • posted 12 points, two assists, a steal and a rebound in win at Iowa (2/12) • led team with 15 points and added four rebounds vs. Northwestern (2/18) • scored 11 points, tied for team high, with five assists and three rebounds at Wisconsin (2/21) • posted nine points, five assists, two steals, one block and a rebound at Michigan State (2/26) • scored team-high 15 points with three assists and three rebounds vs. Wisconsin (3/5) • scored seven points, four assists, three rebounds and a steal vs. Penn State (3/8) • scored 15 points with three steals, two assists and a rebound vs. Rutgers (3/11 - BTT) • recorded nine points, four rebounds, three assists and a steal vs. Ohio State (3/12 - BTT).

High School:

Graduate of Arlington Country Day School in Jacksonville, Fla. • Recipient of All-City, County, Area, and State Honors in both junior and senior seasons • Named All-Sunshine Independent Athletic Association (SIAA) in 2013 and 2014 • Saw statistics averages improve through all four years, finishing with career-high 23.9 ppg average in 2013 and averaged 15.6 points, 8.7 assists, 5.1 rebounds and 2.7 steals per game his senior season • helped lead team to three state championships • earned valedictorian honors among 2014 senior class.

Personal:
Son of Tonya and Nate Mason • born Jul. 25, 1995 • has one younger sister, Taylor • most memorable sports thrill is hitting a half-court, game-winning shot • major is business and marketing education.

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