Gopher guard/forward Joe Coleman is the Big Ten freshman of the week this week.  Coleman has started the last 3 games and has scored 45 points and had 14 rebounds in that span.  Coleman's best game was Sunday when he scored a career high 23 points in the win over Penn State.

The Gophers are 14-5 overall and 2-4 in the Big Ten.  Minnesota will host Northwestern Sunday at 3pm, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 2:30.