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Nate Mason
Nate  Mason

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Decatur, Ga.

High School:
Arlington Country Day

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
Guard


02/14/2016

Minnesota Drops Upset Bid to No. 4 Iowa, 75-71

Nate Mason led the Gophers with 14 points and six assists.

02/10/2016

Minnesota Falls Short to Michigan, 82-74

Nate Mason led the Gophers with 19 points.

01/27/2016

Minnesota Falls Short to No. 21 Purdue, 68-64

Nate Mason had 15 points and a career-high 12 assists for the Gophers.

01/20/2016

Minnesota Falls Short to Michigan, 74-69

Nate Mason led Minnesota with 25 points.

12/12/2015

Minnesota Drops Close Contest to Oklahoma State, 62-60

Jordan Murphy finished with a double-double, scoring 11 and grabbing 12 rebounds.

01/09/2015

Raise the Barn 2015: Ep. 4

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

01/30/2016

Minnesota vs. No. 19 Indiana

Jan. 30, 2016

11/19/2015

11.19.15 Basketball vs Temple at Puerto Rico Tip Off

11.19.15 Basketball vs Temple at Puerto Rico Tip Off

11/15/2015

Louisiana Monroe

Game 2 Men's Gopher Basketball

11/13/2015

11.13.15 Men's Basketball vs UMKC

11.13.15 Men's Basketball vs UMKC

11/13/2015

Minnesota 76, UMKC 58

Joey King hit six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 22 points and Minnesota pulled away from Missouri-Kansas City in the second half for a 76-58 victory

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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 undecided.

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