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    Ja'Vance Coleman
    Ja'Vance Coleman

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Fresno, Calif.

    High School:
    Washington Union

    Last College:
    College of the Sequoias

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 215

    Position:
    G

    Major:
    Africana Studies

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    Accolades

  • 2006 Second Team All-WAC
  • 2005-06 Preseason All-WAC (media and coaches)
  • 2005 WAC All-Newcomer Team

    2005-06: Enters senior year three points shy of 1,000 career points ... closed out the season with seven double figure games in last eight and averaged 18.1 points and 2.9 rebounds per game while shooting .391 (34-87) in 3-pointers and 23-of-26 (.885) from the charity stripe ... in last 11 games, made 33 of 36 free throws (.917) ... tallied 26th career 20-point game and 14th on the season versus Boise State ... had career-high 29 points versus La Tech ... had career-high in assists (8) and minutes played (45) versus Utah State ... notched his 100th career assist against Norfolk State ... had season-best 10-10 performance from the free throw line versus Iona and La Tech ... notched his 100th career 3-pointer at Pacific ... tied career-best mark in steals (4) vs. CS Northridge ... tied career-high mark in 3-pointers (6) at San Jose State ... set new career mark in field goals (10) against Cal Poly ... had 22 double-figure games this season and 28 out of 34 dating back to last year ... in this 34-game stretch, has scored 597 points and is averaging 17.6 points per game ... also dating back to last year, has 18 20-point games in last 38 outings and has tallied 733 points for an average of 19.3 points per game ... tied Save Mart Center record in steals (4) versus CS Northridge ... setting two marks last season, also tied the mark in field goals (21 vs. La Tech, 2/3/05) while owning best 3-point field goal percentage (.545, 6-11, vs. Oregon, 12/18/04) ... at the SMC this year averaged a team-high 19.4 points while shooting 43.2 percent in 3-pointers (51-118) ... only returning Bulldog to post back-to-back 400-point seasons ... fourth `Dog to tally 80-plus 3-pointers in two seasons ... set the fourth-best single-season total in 3-pointers (95) after totaling 82 a year ago (ninth-best mark) ... his 247 3-point attempts this season is fourth-highest in school history ... in the final overall WAC stats, ranked No. 1 in 3-point per game (3.39), No. 2 in 3-point field goal percentage (.385), No. 4 in free throw percentage (.798) and No. 6 in scoring (17.5) ... in the final WAC games, only, ranked No. 1 in 3-point field goals made (3.75), No. 2 in free throw percentage (.868), No. 3 in 3-point field goal percentage (.387) and No. 7 in scoring (17.4) ... in his career, ranks sixth in school history and 20th in the WAC's annals for 3-pointers (177) ... in 3-point attempts (493), also ranks sixth in Fresno State history and 19th in WAC history ... ranks No. 26th all-time in scoring (997) at Fresno State ... collected team MVP and free throw champion awards ... started 27 of 28 games played ... ranked 16 of 17 weeks nationally in 3-pointers/game and finished at No. 14 (3.4) ... ranked twice in points per game and finished at No. 95 (17.5).

    2004-05: Played in all 30 games, starting 26 ... finished the year as the Bulldogs' top scorer (16.9 points) and ninth in the WAC in scoring (15.6) ... also averaged 5.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game ... scored 20 or more points in a game 12 times ... had 28 double-figure games ... made three game-winning shots, including a 30-footer at the buzzer over visiting UTEP ... also connected for game-winners against USC and SMU ... scored double figures in first 15 games, becoming the first Bulldog in the last 20 years to open a season that way ... had one double-double (21 points, 11 rebounds) against Mississippi Valley State ... finished the year with a .366 field goal percentage and was third on the team in rebounds ... single-game highs include 27 points against San Francisco, 24 field goal attempts versus Pacific (most attempted by a WAC player last season), six treys against Oregon, 11 rebounds versus Mississippi Valley State, four steals against Nevada and 37 minutes versus USC ... In the WAC for overall games, was tops in three-point field goals per game (2.73) while finishing eighth in scoring (16.9) and 10th in free throw percentage (.745) ... In WAC play, only, finished third in three-points field goals per game (2.39), ninth in scoring (15.8), sixth in three-point field goal percentage (.289), 10th in free throw percentage (.769) ... in the final NCAA statistics, finished 50th in three-points field goals per game (2.7).

    College of the Sequoias (2003-04): Helped guide COS to a 28-2 record as a freshman ... averaged 12.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists with the Giants ... was named first-team All-CVC as well as to the CVC's All-Freshman and All-Defensive teams ... was the state's freshman of the year, as well ... made 42 percent of his attempts from three-point territory.

    Washington Union High School: Four-year all-state selection and all-league pick after splitting time at Hoover High School and Washington Union ... three-time all-league MVP ... at Hoover, set the school's vertical leap record at 38.2 feet.

    Personal: Born Sept. 19, 1984 ... parents are Monica Barber and Lewis Coleman ... has two sisters, Mahogany and Scherzhave ... chose Fresno State because it's close to home ... hobbies include fishing and playing marbles ... admires his mom and two sisters the most ... one of two Washington Union High School graduates on the team with current Bulldog teammate Dwight O'Neil being the other.

    Fresno State Career Statistics

    YearG-GsMinFg-FgaPct3p-3paPctFt-FtaPctRebAvgPf-DAstToBlkStTpAvg
    200530-26885157-429.36682-246.333111-149.7451495.057-2819273150716.9
    200628-27913 (32.6)152-395.38595-247.38591-114.798802.959-1616882649017.5
    Total58-531798 (31.0)309-824.375177-493.359202-263.7682293.9116-3142160155799717.2
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