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Nia Coffey

USA Basketball Notes:

  • Gold Medal: 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship.
  • Member of the 2013 USA Basketball U19 World Championship Team that posted a perfect 9-0 record and captured the gold medal at the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship in Lithuania.
  • Aided the USA U19 squad to a 3-0 exhibition record against U19 teams from Australia, Canada and Spain in the Canary Islands.
  • Participated in the 2012 USA U17 World Championship Team  trials.
  • Participated in the 2011 USA U16 National Team trials.

College Notes:

  • Signed a National Letter of Intent to attend and play for Northwestern University in the fall.

High School Notes:

  • Attended Hopkins High School (Minn.), where she helped lead her team to three Minnesota Class 4A state championships.
  • Averaged 18.6 ppg., 8.9 rpg. and 3.0 spg. as a senior in 2012-13 as Hopkins went 30-1 and earned its third-straight state title as well as the Lake Conference and sectional champioships.
  • As a junior in 2011-12, averaged 15.8 ppg., 9.7 rpg., 1.5 apg., 1.7 bpg. and 3.3 spg. to help her team to a 30-2 record and a Class 2A state championship.
  • As a sophomore in 2010-11, helped her team to a 4A state title.
  • Posted career-highs of 32 points to go with 18 rebounds versus Cooper High School (3/2/13).
  • Despite being sick, scored 24 points and hauled in 21 rebounds against Minnetonka High School (1/22/13).
  • Played AAU for the Metro Stars.

High School Honors:

  • USA Today All-USA third team (2013).
  • WBCA High School All-American (2013), posted 12 points, three rebounds, one blocked shot, one steal and one assist en route to earning Purple Team MVP honors at the WBCA High School All-America Game.
  • McDonald’s High School All-American (2013), had two points, six rebounds, two assists and two blocked shots in the McDonald’s High School All-America Game.
  • Associated Press All-State first team (2013).
  • One of five finalists for Minnesota Miss Basketball (2013).
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune All-Metro Player of the Year (2013).
  • Minnesota Class 4A All-Tournament Team (2011, 2012, 2013).
  • All-Lake Conference (2011, 2012, 2013).
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune All-Metro first team (2012, 2013).
  • Associated Press All-State first team (2012, 2013) and honorable mention (2011).
  • Minnesota Girls Basketball Coaches Association All-State (2012, 2013).

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