2016-2017 Minnesota Gophers

2016-2017 Minnesota Gophers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
5 Amir Coffey Fr SF 6-8 190 Jun 17, 1997 Minnetonka (MN) United States Hopkins High School
24 Eric Curry Fr PF 6-9 220 - Memphis (TN) United States Ridgeway High School
41 Gaston Diedhiou Jr FC 6-9 240 Oct 8, 1993 Dakar Senegal Canarias Basketball Academy
20 Davonte Fitzgerald Jr F 6-8 205 Sep 2, 1994 Atlanta (GA) United States Tucker High School
32 Ahmad Gilbert So SF 6-6 210 Aug 1, 1996 Philadelphia (PA) United States Constitution High School
10 Darin Haugh Sr G 5-10 170 - Prior Lake (MN) United States Eastview High School
42 Michael Hurt Fr PF 6-7 210 - Rochester (MN) United States John Marshall High School
12 Jarvis Johnson So PG 6-1 185 Nov 3, 1996 Brooklyn Park (MN) United States De La Salle High School
21 Bakary Konate Jr C 6-11 235 Dec 15, 1993 Bamako Mali Sunrise Christian Academy
22 Reggie Lynch Jr FC 6-9 260 Nov 30, 1994 Edina (MN) United States Edina High School
2 Nate Mason Jr G 6-1 185 Jul 25, 1995 Decatur (GA) United States Arlington Country Day School
1 Dupree McBrayer So SG 6-4 175 Jun 2, 1996 Springfield Garden (NY) United States Sunrise Christian Academy
3 Jordan Murphy So SF 6-6 230 Feb 28, 1997 San Antonio (TX) United States William J. Brennan High School
4 Brady Rudrud Fr G 6-3 185 - Eden Prairie (MN) United States Eden Prairie High School
15 Stephon Sharp So G 6-3 195 - Bloomington (MN) United States Hopkins High School
0 Akeem Springs Sr G 6-4 220 Mar 10, 1994 Waukegan (IL) United States Waukegan High School

Recent Minnesota Gophers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 24-10 (11-7) 4th (Big Ten) 4th Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2015-2016 8-23 (2-16) 13th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2014-2015 18-15 (6-12) 10th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 25-13 (8-10) 7th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NIT Champion
2012-2013 21-13 (8-10) 7th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2011-2012 23-15 (6-12) 9th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NIT Runner Up
2010-2011 18-14 (6-12) 9th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 21-14 (9-9) 6th (Big Ten) Runner Up NCAA 1st Rnd
2008-2009 22-11 (9-9) 7th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2007-2008 20-14 (8-10) 6th (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2006-2007 9-22 (3-13) 9th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 16-15 (5-11) 10th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NIT 3rd Rnd
2004-2005 21-11 (10-6) 4th (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2003-2004 12-18 (3-13) 10th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 19-14 (8-8) 6th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd NIT 4th Rnd

2016-2017 Minnesota Gophers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Nate Mason NABC All-District (7) Second Team
Nate Mason All-Big Ten First Team (Coaches)
Jordan Murphy All-Big Ten Third Team (Coaches)
Nate Mason All-Big Ten First Team (Media)
Jordan Murphy All-Big Ten Third Team (Media)
Reggie Lynch Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year
Reggie Lynch All-Big Ten Defensive Team
Amir Coffey All-Big Ten Freshman Team
Nate Mason Big Ten Player of the Week (Jan 2, 2017)
Jordan Murphy Big Ten Player of the Week (Feb 13, 2017)
Amir Coffey Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Jan 9, 2017)
Amir Coffey Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Nov 21, 2016)

2016-2017 Minnesota Gophers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters N. Mason A. Springs J. Murphy A. Coffey R. Lynch
Rotation   D. McBrayer   E. Curry  
Lim PT D. Haugh B. Rudrud D. Fitzgerald M. Hurt B. Konate
Lim PT S. Sharp   A. Gilbert G. Diedhiou  

2016-2017 Minnesota Gophers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Nate Mason 34 34.5 15.2 3.6 5.0 1.4 0.1 1.9
Amir Coffey 33 33.2 12.2 3.8 3.1 1.1 0.2 1.9
Jordan Murphy 34 27.5 11.3 8.8 0.9 0.7 1.1 1.6
Dupree McBrayer 34 27.9 11.1 2.0 2.7 0.9 0.3 1.5
Akeem Springs 32 24.0 9.5 3.0 1.3 0.6 0.2 0.9
Reggie Lynch 33 23.1 8.4 6.1 0.5 0.5 3.5 1.5
Eric Curry 34 20.0 5.5 5.2 1.2 0.4 0.7 1.0
Ahmad Gilbert 15 5.0 1.7 0.9 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.5
Bakary Konate 32 10.0 1.7 2.8 0.1 0.2 0.8 0.6
Brady Rudrud 5 1.8 1.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Michael Hurt 26 5.8 0.7 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2
Gaston Diedhiou 4 2.2 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Stephon Sharp 9 1.8 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
Darin Haugh 5 1.6 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.2

2016-2017 Minnesota Gophers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Richard Pitino Head Coach 2013-2014 Head Coach (Florida International, 2012 to 2013)
Ben Johnson Assistant Coach 2013-2014 N/A
Kimani Young Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Florida International, 2012 to 2013)
Ed Conroy Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Head Coach (Tulane, 2010 to 2016)
Mark Coyle Athletic Director 2016-2017 Athletic Director (Syracuse, 2015 to 2016)
Ryan Livingston Director of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 Special Assistant to the Head Coach (Villanova, 2012 to 2015)
Caitlin Mahoney Assistant Director of Basketball Operations 2014-2015 N/A
Billy O'Meara Video Coordinator 2014-2015 N/A
Moira Novak Director of Sports Medicine 2011-2012 N/A