Marqueze Coleman
Marqueze  Coleman


Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Bishop Alemany HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 190




Men’s basketball announces team awards

Criswell, Drew, Fenner, Oliver, Stivrins and Coleman honored


Nevada and Morehead State to determine CBI Champion on Friday at Lawlor

Wolf Pack and Eagles at 6 p.m.


Nevada hosts Morehead State in second game of CBI Finals Wednesday

Wolf Pack and Eagles at 6 p.m.


Nevada falls in first game of CBI finals series

Tyron Criswell led all scorers with 31 points in the loss.


Nevada at Morehead State Monday in first game of CBI Finals

5:30 p.m. on ESPNU


Marqueze Coleman, Jerry Evans, Jr. and Ali Fall talk to the media

Marqueze Coleman, Jerry Evans, Jr. and Ali Fall talk to the media following the Wolf Pack's win over Oregon Tech.


Nevada 85, Morehead State 82 (OT) - CBI Championship

Nevada 85, Morehead State 82 (OT) - CBI Championship


Nevada 86, Vermont 72 - CBI Semifinals

Nevada 86, Vermont 72 - CBI Semifinals


Nevada 64, New Mexico 62 - 2016 MW Championships

Nevada 64, New Mexico 62 - 2016 MW Championships


Nevada 73, Utah State 68

Nevada 73, Utah State 68


Nevada Falls to UNLV in Overtime

The Wolf Pack couldn't finish off the Runnin' Rebels in regulation and wound up being outscored 22-11 in overtime.

NEVADA:  Returns for his senior season and fourth year in the program  ...  Expected to be a leader in his final year  ...  Averaged a career-high 9.4 points per game last season to rank second on the team  ...  Made a career-high 24 starts and appearing in 30 games  ...  Has appeared in 88 games and started 28 with a 6.6 points per game career average  ...  Will challenge for a starting spot this season  ...  Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Representative.

MUSSELMAN ON COLEMAN:  “We hope Marqueze turns into one of the top defenders in the Mountain West as he has the ability to be an all-league defender.   He can really get to the basket and has shown great leadership throughtout the offseason."

2014-15 (Jr.):  Appeared in 30 games and started 24 in his third season in the program  ...  Started the first 17 games of the season and scored in double figures in the first five games of the year  ...  Hit the winning shot with 4.8 seconds to play at UNLV to give Nevada a 64-62 victory over their intrastate rivals  ...  Scored a career and game-high 24 points in the Pack’s 66-63 overtime victory over New Mexico with 21 of the points coming in the second half  ...  Scored nine of the final 11 points in regulation of the UNM game ...  The 24 points tied D.J. Fenner for the high by a Nevada player  ...  Seven field goals versus UNM,  seven assists at Utah State and three field goals made from behind the arc at home against Air Force are career highs  ...  Led the team averaging 2.3 assists per game and was second scoring 9.4 points per contest playing 25.9 minutes per game which ranked third on the team ...  Second on the team with 15 double figures scoring games  ...  Four times led the Pack in scoring with three coming at home against Air Force (18), Fresno State (19), New Mexico (24) and at San Diego State (10)  …  Topped the team in rebounding with his five versus Seton Hall in the US Virgin Islands Tournament  ...  Ranked eighth in MW play making 77 percent of his free throw attempts  ...  Career-high 14 free throws attempted at Fresno State and nine made tied his career-high  ...  In the Pack’s home win over Air Force made 6-of-7 shots including 3-of-4 from behind the arc and all three free throw attempts  ...  Scored in 28-of-30 games played  ...  Earned third basketball letter.

2013-14 (So): Played in 27 games earning two road starts at Cal Poly and San Francisco for an injured Jerry Evans, Jr. ... Missed five games with an eye injury that required surgery and forced him to wear glasses on the floor ... Scored in double figures five times including a then career-high 15 vs. Missouri at the Las Vegas Tournament ... Made 5-of-9 shots in the Missouri game including 1-of-2 three-pointers and all four free throw attempts ... Earned the Pack’s Sixth Man Award for the second year in a row ... Three double figure scoring games came in a four-game stretch at the end of November with 10 against Chattanooga then back-to-back games in the Las Vegas Tournament with 11 vs. UCLA and 15 versus Missouri ... Scored in 25-of-27 games played except at Wyoming and against New Mexico ... Made his first career three-pointer in the season opener vs. Pacific and totaled 12 points against the Tigers ... Connected on 9-of-35 three-pointers during the season ... Scored 12 points in the Pack’s double overtime victory at Boise State ... Scored eight of the Pack’s final 10 points in regulation including a 3-pointer to tie the game at 62 and force overtime at BSU ... Top offensive option off the bench averaging 6.0 points and 2.1 rebounds in 17.7 minutes per game ... Lettered for the second time at Nevada.

2012-13 (Fr.): Played in all 31 games in his first year at Nevada to earn his first basketball letter ... Selected as Pack’s Sixth Man Award recipient ... Started the final two games of the season posting back-to-back then career highs with 12 points at Colorado State and 14 against Wyoming in the MW Tournament ... Led the Pack in rebounding the final two games with five at Colorado State and seven versus Wyoming which also set then back-to-back career bests ... Five times scored in double figures ... Scored 45 percent (64-of-141) of his points at the free throw making 64-of-83 ... With Nevada trailing Air Force 67-66 stole the ball made the layup and converted the free throw after being fouled to put the Pack up 69-67 with 31 seconds left as Nevada went on to win 74-69 ... Three times at home scored 11 points in a game vs. Green Bay, Cal State San Marcos and Fresno State ... Averaged 4.5 points and 1.2 rebounds in 14 minutes per game ... Only three-pointer made came in the final game of the year versus Wyoming in the MW Tournament.

Helped Bishop Alemany High School, Mission Hills, Calif. to the Division III state title, Mission League championship and Southern Section Division III-A title as the team posted a 33-4 record ... Selected as the Cal-Hi Sports/ESPN High School Division III California Player of the Year and received the prestigious John Wooden Award as the Division III California Player of the Year ... Co-Mission League and co-Southern Section Player of the Year ... LA Times All-Star ... Scored 27 points in Alemany’s 71-67 victory over Sacred Heart Cathedral in the Division III state championship ... MVP of the 17th Annual Valley Sports Foundation Battle of the Valley all star game after scoring 32 points, grabbing 10 rebounds, dishing out four assists as his east squad won 133-111 ... Averaged 21.4 points, 6.9 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 2.4 assists his senior year for coach Tray Meeks who was named the LA Times Coach of the Year.

General studies major ... Son of Deon and Natalie Coleman ... Has twin brother Michael who also attends Nevada ... In his spare time enjoys listening to music and socializing with friends ... Chose the Pack over Pepperdine, LMU, USC and UCLA ... Career highlight was getting a clutch rebound and making two free throws in the state championship game to put the game away.

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