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Javon Coney
Player Profile:
Javon Coney 139308
Position: Guard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
City/State: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Latin HS
Experience: 4 Letters

Career: Four-year non-scholarship letterwinner • Appeared in 70 games • Scored a career-best 15 points at Nebraska during his freshman year in the final 10 minutes. He was 3-for-3 from the three-point line, collected two steals and went 4-for-4 at the free throw line.

2010-11 (senior): Played in 26 games averaging 4.1 minutes a game • Shot 7-for-14 from the field (.500 percent) and 3-for-5 from the free throw line (.600) • Scored 17 points • Played in 10 Big 12 Conference games • Came off the bench to play a critical role in CU's 58-56 home win over Kansas State (Feb. 12). Scored a point, grabbed a rebound with a blocked shot against the Wildcats, also played nine minutes, a conference high • Scored four points in home win over Longwood (Dec. 19) • Also scored two points in a neutral court victory against K-State at the Big 12 Championships (Mar. 10), and in NIT home wins against Texas Southern (Mar. 16) and Cal (Mar. 18) • Played a season-high 11 minutes against Western New Mexico (Jan. 5).

2009-10 (junior): Played seven games in a reserve role • Three minutes each against San Francisco (Dec. 1), Cal State Northridge (Dec. 22), at Missouri (Feb. 24) • Grabbed two rebounds, twice against Northridge and Missouri.

2008-09 (sophomore): Played in 23 games with one start • Averaged 8.8 minutes, 1.0 point and 1.3 rebounds per game • Started first career game against Oklahoma State (Feb. 25) • Career-best six rebounds, one blocked shot and 27 minutes against the Cowboys • Career-best 27 minutes against Kansas State (Jan. 24) with four points (one three-pointer) and four rebounds • Grabbed five defensive rebounds at Nebraska (Feb. 18) • Tallied a season-best five points with five rebounds against Missouri (Feb. 21) • Recorded 20+ minutes four times (three in conference); multiple rebounds eight times (six conference) • Season-high in rebounds (31), assists (10), steals (3), blocks (1) • Non-scholarship student-athlete.

2007-08 (freshman): Played in 14 games • Came off the bench and scored a career-best 15 points on 4-for-5 shooting at Nebraska (Mar. 9); also went 4-for-4 from the free throw line and collected three offensive rebounds • Against the Huskers, 3-for-3 from the 3-point arc with two steals in 10 minutes • Scored his first collegiate points (two) with a rebound against Grambling State (Dec. 29).

THE LATIN SCHOOL OF CHICAGO: Led the Romans to a 15-10 record as a senior averaging 21 points per game • Also averaged 11 rebounds and three assists as a senior • Scored over 1,000 points over four-year prep career • First-team all-conference junior and senior years • First-team all-state and named conference most valuable player as a senior.

ACADEMICS: Will graduate in August 2011 with a degree in political science.

PERSONAL: Born Javon Lester Coney on May 14, 1989 in Chicago, Ill. • Son of Lester and Dawn Coney • Youngest of two children, has an older sister, Chanel • Enjoys playing and watching tennis • Was born on Mother's Day • Future endeavor includes owning a company • Lists finding out being selected as a first-team all-state as his biggest high school moment.

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