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Dan Coleman

Dan Coleman

Team Number: 13
Birth Date: 02/13/1985
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 225lbs.
Position: Forward
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Dan Coleman was born February 13, 1985 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He plays college basketball for the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers. The 6’9” senior forward is a leader on the Gopher basketball team.

Dan Coleman played high school basketball at Hopkins High School in Hopkins, Minnesota. He was named all-state after his junior and senior seasons and averaged 15.0 points and 8.0 rebounds his senior year. Coleman helped his Hopkins basketball team win a state title in 2002 and a third-place finish in the Minnesota State AAAA Tournament in 2003. He was a high school teammate of Toronto Raptors forward Kris Humphries.

Coleman originally committed to Boston College, but only attended summer school before transferring to the University of Minnesota where he redshirted his first season. As a freshman with the Golden Gopher basketball team, Dan Coleman played in all 32 games and was fourth on the team and fourth among Big Ten freshmen in scoring, averaging 8.3 points per game. As a sophomore with the Gophers, Dan Coleman continued his strong play including scoring 23 points, on 6-of-12 shooting and was 10-of-13 from the line with nine rebounds, two assists and two blocks in a career-high 42 minutes at Arizona State in December 2005.

As a junior for the Gophers, Dan Coleman played in all 31 games, starting in 30. Coleman scored in double figures 26 times and ranked 10th in the Big Ten Conference in scoring overall with 14.2 points and 12th in conference games with 13.6. He also ranked 10th overall in rebounding with 6.0 rebounds and seventh in blocks. Coleman only needs 77 points to become the 33rd player in Gopher Basketball history to score 1,000 career points.

Dan Coleman is proud to be a Golden Gopher and is excited to play as a senior under new head coach Tubby Smith. Coleman is a favorite with Gopher basketball fans and fans will want to buy Gopher basketball tickets early to see Coleman make his milestone 1,000 career point. Buy your Gopher basketball tickets today!

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