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Get to know UMass freshman wing/forward Zach Coleman in the second edition of the Getting To Know The 2013-14 Minutemen Newcomers.
MBB VS. SJU Photos by Thom Kendall '93
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2014-15 - Redshirt-Freshman: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Appeared in all 32 games, averaging 10.2 minutes per game ... Averaged 2.5 points and 1.5 assists, while adding 10 assists, nine blocks and seven steals ... Scored in double-figures twice, including 10 points at Providence (12/20) and 13 more at home against Rhode Island (1/17) ... Finish with 11 3-point field goals made ... Made 3-of-4 from beyond the arc at Providence (12/20), 2-of-3 at La Salle (1/7) and 2-of-3 vs. Rhode Island (1/17).
2013-14 - Freshman: Missed six weeks in the preseason and early part of the campaign with an injury ... Did not play, redshirted the season and entered 2014-15 with four years of eligibility remaining.
Before UMass: Ranked as the No. 56 small forward in the country and was No. 22 overall in the state of Texas according to ESPN ... Four-year letterwinner at Woodrow Wilson High School in Dallas, Texas, for coach Patrick Washington ... Competed at Woodrow Wilson alongside current UMass teammate Trey Davis ... TABC Class 4A All-State and All-Region II selection as a senior after he posted 18.7 points, 14.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game and led the Wildcats to a 25-8 record ... Posted nine 20-plus point games with a career-high 28 against Dallas Jesuit (12/7/12) ... Third team all-area following a junior year that saw him average 16 points, 13.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game ... Played AAU for the Dallas Mustangs ... Was also recruited by Baylor, Boise State, LSU and Missouri.
Personal: Zachary Ryan Coleman ... Born Dec. 22, 1994 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Son of Raymond and Monica Coleman ... Has a sister, Tiffany, and one brother, Malachi ... Father played football at Virginia Union ... Sociology major.
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