Matt Coates
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Matt Coates

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Peoria, Ill.

High School:
Richwoods

Last College:
Illinois Central

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L

Biography and Career Highlights

2009-10: Played in seven games, but did not score • Posted an assist against Southeast Missouri State (Nov. 28) • Grabbed a rebound against both Grambling State (Dec. 22) and Evansville (Jan. 6).

2008-09: A walk-on who joined the Redbirds in December 2008 • Didn't see any game action, utilized as a practice player • Redshirted.

Illinois Central College: Did not compete athletically • Earned his associate's degree in 2008 • Member of the Dean's List all four semesters.

Richwoods High School: Team captain as a senior and started for the Knights, who placed second at the 2006 Illinois High School Association (IHSA) State Championship.

Personal: Born May 1, 1987, in Peoria, Ill. • Son of Anthony and Brenda Coates • One of two children • Major: business finance and biology.

Honors and Awards

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Points
None

Rebounds
1, twice

Minutes
1, three times

Field Goals
None

Field Goals Attempts
None

3-Point Field Goals
None

3-Point FGs Attempts
None

Free Throws
None

Free Throws Attempts
None

Assists
1 vs. SEMO, 11-28-09

Steals
None

Blocked Shots
None