Gophers forward Dan Coleman didn't have the best start to his senior season, but his performance of…
Dan Coleman is co-Big Ten Player of the Week
On Dec. 8 against Colorado State, Coleman became just the 34th player in school history to record 1,000 career points, thanks to a 22-point effort. He added a season-high 24 points on Dec. 12 vs. South Dakota State and the aforementioned 20 points against Santa Clara to put him in 30th place on the career points list with 1,052 points.
Coleman, who averages a team-high 14.3 points and 6.0 rebounds, is also just 30 rebounds shy of 500 boards in his career which would make him just the 17th Gopher player with 1,000 points and 500 boards in a career. Coleman also has 88 career blocks, just five shy of Minnesota's top-10.
The Gophers return to action on Friday, Dec. 28, as they travel to Las Vegas, Nev. to take on Nicholls State in game one of the Duel in the Desert at the Thomas & Mack Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. Central. The Gophers are also in action on Saturday, Dec. 29 and Sunday Dec. 30 in Las Vegas against Kennesaw State and UNLV, respectively. Saturday's game is scheduled to tip at 7 p.m. Central with Sunday's game scheduled for 6 p.m. Central.
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