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#5 Shavon Coleman
Position: Forward
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 195 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Thibodaux, La.
High School: Thibodaux HS
Other College: Howard College
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Born: 01/08/1992
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Shavon Coleman Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/23/2013

JUNIOR SEASON (2012-13)
Valuable sixth man for LSU, but also came in to record eight strong starts for the Tigers … Played in 31 games, averaging 28.1 minutes per contest … Averaged 10.5 points per game and 5.9 rebounds a game … Shot 44.7 percent from the field (118-264) and made 13 free throws … Was one of the better free throw shooters on the season at 70.3 percent (78-of-111) … 28 blocks and 43 steals … 15 games in double figures … 5 double doubles … Career high of 25 points vs. McNeese State (11/13) … Scored 23 points in the first half in his first LSU start, first player to score 20-plus first half points since Tasmin Mitchell in 2010 … 10 rebounds for his first double-double … Also had 24 points in the SEC Tournament win over Georgia (hitting 9-of-11 FGs, including 4 treys) and 22 versus Northwestern State (11/20) … Had season best 13 rebounds vs. Houston Baptist (12/28).

PRIOR TO LSU
Played two years at Howard College in Big Spring, Texas ... Was a football wide receiver, a long jumper and high jumper in high school and earned District and regional MVP honors and all-state in high school ... At Thibodaux, he was the District 8-5A MVP and honorable mention Class 5A all-state team member as a senior ... Averaged 28 points and 13 rebounds per game as a high school senior leading Thibodaux to the District 8-5A championship ... As a junior, he averaged 20 points and 11 rebounds a game and again was honorable mention all-state ... He was a first-team selection on the (Houma) Courier and (Thibodaux) Daily Comet's All-Region team in 2009 and 2010 ... This past year at Howard, averaged 14.7 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists ... He made 44 percent of his field goal attempts this past season ... Coleman had 22 points and 13 rebounds in a loss in the Regional V Championship game.

PERSONAL
Born on Jan. 8, 1992 ... Parents are Michelle Coleman and Author Triggs ... Siblings are Deon Coleman, Trina Triggs and Lyense Triggs ... Major is Undecided ... Likes to "sit outside and listen to music" ... Favorite foods are Louisiana favorites - red beans and fried fish ... Favorite celebrity is Denzel Washington ... Favorite professional basketball player is Dirk Nowitzki and favorite NBA team is the Dallas Mavericks.

Shavon Coleman’s Season/Career Bests

Points
2012-13: 25, vs. McNeese State, 11/13/12
Career: 25, vs. McNeese State, 11/13/12

Rebounds
2012-13: 13, vs. Houston Bapt., 12/28/12
Career: 13, vs. Houston Bapt., 12/28/12

Field Goals Made
2012-13: 10, vs. McNeese State, 11/13/12
Career: 10, vs. McNeese State, 11/13/12

3 PT FG Made
2012-13: 4, vs. UGA (SECT), 03/14/13
Career: 4, vs. UGA (SECT), 03/14/13

Free Throws Made
2012-13: 8, vs. B-Cookman, 01/05/13
Career: 8, vs. B-Cookman, 01/05/13

Assists
2012-13: 3, at Auburn, 01/09/13
Career: 3, at Auburn, 01/09/13

Blocks
2012-13: 4, vs. Houston Bapt., 12/28/12
Career: 4, vs. Houston Bapt., 12/28/12

Steals
2012-13: 4, at UC Irvine, 12/18/12
Career: 4, at UC Irvine, 12/18/12

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 25 vs. McNeese State, 11/13/12
2. 24 vs. UGA (SECT), 3/14/13
3. 22 vs. Northwestern State, 11/20/12
4. 18 vs. Seton Hall, 11/29/12
5. 17 vs. Alabama, 2/23/13
5. 17 vs. Texas A&M, 1/23/13
7. 16 vs. Miss. Valley State, 11/24/12
8. 14 vs. Bethune Cookman, 1/5/13
9. 13 at UC Irvine, 12/18/12
10. 11 six times

 

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