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UNC Women's Basketball Bio
2 Latifah Coleman

REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON 2013-14
Took over as the starting point guard in fourth season at Carolina • Started 24 games, including the final 18 games of the season and appeared in 36 games • Averaged 5.2 points, a team-leading 3.3 assists and 2.2 rebounds per game • Ranked 13th in the ACC in assists and 14th in assist/turnover ratio (1.38) • Scored a season-high 14 points in a win over James Madison on Jan. 2 • Notched her first career double-double with 13 points and 12 assists (career high) in a 124-41 victory over New Orleans on Dec. 16 in Myrtle Beach • Had 10 points and four rebounds in the 62-53 win over Michigan State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on March 25.

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON 2012-13
Returned from knee surgery to appear in 35 games as a reserve guard and defensive standout • Also started a pair of games • Averaged 3.9 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game • Earned second-team ACC All-Tournament honors after scoring a career-high 17 points in the semifinal win over Maryland • Also had 10 points in the final against Duke • Started and played a career-high 36 in the win over Wake Forest on Feb. 14 • Helped the Tar Heels to a 60-58 victory at Georgia Tech on Feb. 10 with 13 points and a career-high six steals • Matched her career high with four assists on three occasions • Matched a career best with six rebounds in the win over North Carolina Central on Dec. 12.

SOPHOMORE SEASON 2011-12
Played in just four games before suffering a torn ACL in the game against Presbyterian College on Nov. 22 • Received a medical redshirt • Averaged 5.5 points and 2.5 rebounds in the four games of the 2011-12 season • Scored a then career-high 11 points against USC Upstate on Nov. 13 • Also had nine points and four assists in the season opener against Gardner-Webb.

FRESHMAN SEASON 2010-11
Energetic defender who provided a spark off the bench with her hustle and enthusiasm • Appeared in 31 games, averaging 1.6 points and 1.2 rebounds per contest • Scored four points in her debut against North Florida • Finished with a then career-high eight points in 19 minutes and made her first career three-pointer against Coastal Carolina on Nov. 19 • Appeared in all three games of the Rainbow Wahine Showdown and scored four points against Washington State in the quarterfinals • Played five minutes and made a three-pointer against Iowa on Dec. 2 • Played a season-high 22 minutes and scored four points in the win over College of Charleston on Dec. 28 • Appeared in 11 Atlantic Coast Conference games and scored four points • Played 17 minutes and finished with three points against Kennesaw State on March 13 • Saw time against both Fresno State and Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament.

PREP/PERSONAL
Coached by Rhonda Wallace • Four-time all-state performer in South Carolina and the 2010 SCBCA AA Player of the Year • First player in school history to be named all-state four times • First female player in school history to score over 1,000 career points • Played on three AAU state championship teams • Ranked among the nation's top 100 shooting guards by ESPN HoopGurlz • Averaged 22.1 points, 3.8 assists, 5.3 rebounds and 2.8 steals per game as a junior and 24.4 points, 4.7 rebounds, 3.2 steals and 3.1 assists per game as a senior • Daughter of William and Maxine Coleman.

 

Position: Guard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Pageland, S.C.
High School: Central
UNC North Carolina Women's Basketball


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