2014-2015 Minnesota Gophers

2014-2015 Minnesota Gophers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
23 Charles Buggs So F 6-9 210 Apr 3, 1993 Arlington (TX) United States Hargrave Military Academy
41 Gaston Diedhiou Fr FC 6-9 230 Oct 8, 1993 Dakar Senegal Canarias Basketball Academy
55 Elliott Eliason Sr C 6-11 240 Jan 4, 1992 Chadron (NE) United States Chadron High School
22 Darin Haugh Jr G 5-10 170 - Prior Lake (MN) United States Eastview High School
1 Andre Hollins Sr G 6-2 195 Dec 11, 1992 Memphis (TN) United States White Station High School
24 Joey King Jr F 6-9 225 Sep 24, 1993 Eagan (MN) United States Eastview High School
21 Bakary Konate Fr C 6-11 230 Dec 15, 1993 Bamako Mali Sunrise Christian Academy
25 Mike Lukashewich Fr G 6-3 180 Oct 27, 1995 Appleton (WI) United States Appleton North High School
13 Josh Martin Fr F 6-8 225 Oct 6, 1995 Bothell (WA) United States Bothell High School
2 Nate Mason Fr G 6-1 180 Jul 25, 1995 Decatur (GA) United States Arlington Country Day School
4 Deandre Mathieu Sr G 5-9 165 - Knoxville (TN) United States Central High School
5 Daquein McNeil So G 6-3 195 Nov 28, 1993 Baltimore (MD) United States Vermont Academy
11 Carlos Morris Jr G 6-5 180 Nov 17, 1992 Apalachicola (FL) United States Arlington Country Day School
12 Kendal Shell Sr G 6-0 185 Jan 26, 1993 St. Louis (MO) United States Webster Groves High School
15 Maurice Walker Sr PF 6-10 255 Nov 21, 1991 Scarborough Canada Brewster Academy

Recent Minnesota Gophers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
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

2014-2015 Minnesota Gophers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Andre Hollins All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Coaches)
Maurice Walker All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Media)
Andre Hollins All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Media)

2014-2015 Minnesota Gophers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters N. Mason A. Hollins C. Buggs J. King M. Walker
Rotation D. Mathieu C. Morris     B. Konate
Lim PT K. Shell D. McNeil   G. Diedhiou E. Eliason
Lim PT   M. Lukashewich   J. Martin  

2014-2015 Minnesota Gophers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Andre Hollins 33 30.5 13.8 4.0 2.7 1.1 0.2 1.8
Maurice Walker 33 24.2 11.8 6.7 0.7 1.5 1.3 2.0
Carlos Morris 33 25.6 11.1 3.2 2.1 1.8 0.2 2.1
Nate Mason 33 26.1 9.8 2.8 2.8 1.8 0.1 1.1
Joey King 33 29.1 9.7 3.0 1.5 0.5 0.4 1.5
Deandre Mathieu 33 28.4 8.6 2.7 4.3 1.9 0.0 1.6
Charles Buggs 33 13.2 3.6 2.0 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.3
Daquein McNeil 4 18.8 3.2 3.2 2.5 0.8 0.0 0.8
Elliott Eliason 31 11.2 3.0 3.0 0.5 0.3 0.5 0.4
Bakary Konate 25 8.9 2.2 2.1 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.6
Josh Martin 7 5.4 1.3 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.9
Kendal Shell 14 3.2 0.8 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.1
Gaston Diedhiou 13 5.2 0.6 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4
Mike Lukashewich 3 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3

2014-2015 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
Dan McHale Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Seton Hall, 2010 to 2013)
Kimani Young Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Florida International, 2012 to 2013)
Norwood Teague Athletic Director 2012-2013 N/A
Nate Pomeday Director of Basketball Operations 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Oregon State, 2008 to 2014)
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