|Hometown:||New Haven, Conn.|
|High School:||The Winchendon School|
Versatile, athletic guard earned the start in the first 18 games of the season...Missed four contests due to injury and assumed a reserve role upon his return...Led the Rams in scoring on nine occasions and registered 22 double-digit scoring contests...Ranks among the most improved players in the Atlantic 10, almost double his scoring average from 7.3 points as a sophomore to 13.2 as a junior... Ranks sixth on URI's all-time steals list, with 146...Ranked fourth in the A-10 in steals (50, 1.72 spg)...Scored 16 points versus Brown...Notched 10 points, three assists and two steals at Duke...Scored 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the floor at Monmouth...Poured in 23 points (10-13 FG), grabbed five rebounds and punched in two steals versus VCU...Recorded 22 points and four rebounds versus Hartford...Scored 18 points and registered three assists versus Penn State...Tallied 12 points, four assists and four rebounds versus Villanova...Scored 17 points and notched a season-high six steals at Northeastern...Recorded 14 points, four assists, three rebounds and two steals versus New Hampshire...Scored 12 points on 5-of-9 shooting before fouling out against Oklahoma State...Poured in 20 points while dishing out a season-high six assists at Fairleigh Dickinson...Notched 16 points and five assists versus Akron...Tallied 15 points, four assists and four rebounds at Toledo...Played 46 minutes, tallying 14 points, six assists and four rebounds in a triple-overtime game at Saint Joseph's...Forced the third overtime with a three-pointer at the buzzer...Added 11 points and four rebounds versus Xavier...Chipped in with 12 points at home versus Fordham...Returned from injury to score 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting at Temple...Recorded 14 points versus St. Bonaventure...Poured in a career-high 26 points on 11-of-17 shooting, while adding three steals at Massachusetts...Had 19 points at home versus Dayton...Was 9-of-14 from the floor, good for 20 points at Duquesne...Scored 10 points against Duquesne in the first round of the A-10 Tournament.
Athletic guard was primarily a reserve and the first guard off the bench for the Rams in 2007-08...Appeared in all 33 games for URI, earning one start - at Temple...Averaged 7.3 points, 2.2 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.8 steals in 22.1 minutes per outing...Posted a season-high 17 points on two occasions...Tallied double-figures on nine occasions...Ranked second in the Atlantic 10 in steals, with 59 - which ranked third on URIís single-season steals list...Was 8-of-13 from the floor, scoring 17 points to go along with four rebounds, four assists and three steals against Florida Atlantic...Added 17 points, connecting on 7-for-13 from the field at Brown...Added six points versus USF and seven points against Stetson at the Glenn Wilkes Classic...Was 5-for-9 from the field, tallying 14 points, five rebounds and three steals against UAB in the Glenn Wilkes Classic championship game...Had 15 points, four assists, three rebounds and three steals at home versus Northeastern...Tallied three assists and three steals to go with four points against New Hampshire...Scored 11 points, on 4-of-5 shooting, in a home win over Providence...Added 10 points against Hofstra...Chipped in with 16 points shooting 6-of-8 from the floor against Eastern Michigan...Had eight points versus Fairleigh Dickinson...Tallied eight points, four rebounds and three steals versus Duquesne...Contributed eight points in a home win over George Washington...Came off the bench to score seven points at Massachusetts and nine points at Fordham...Earned the start at Temple, scoring 14 points on 6-for-12 shooting...Had seven points in 25 minutes at home versus Xavier...Scored 15 points and dished out five assists in a win at La Salle...Tallied seven points at home against Charlotte...Registered five steals against Charlotte in the Atlantic 10 tournament.
2006-07 (Freshman): Missed the first nine games of the season due to NCAA Initial-Eligibility Clearinghouse issues...Was one of the top newcomers in the backcourt in the Atlantic 10...Dynamic guard who made an impact on the Rams lineup on both ends of the floor...Led the team in steals (37) while playing in just 23 games...Also dished out 55 assists...Made his collegiate debut at home versus Utah, tallying six points and three assists in 23 minutes of play...Grabbed four rebounds and tallied four points at home against Boston University...Tied the URI single-game record with seven steals, while connecting on 6-of-11 shots en route to 12 points at Ohio...Compiled a solid all-around stat line of six points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals at Kansas...Dished out five assists to go along with four points against Dayton...Scored six points and had two assists and two steals at Saint Louis...Poured in a career-high 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting, including 2-of-2 from three-point land, while also notching four steals at Saint Joseph's...Scored seven points to go along with a career-best seven assists at home versus St. Bonaventure...Contributed six points at Temple...Had 14 points, including connecting on 8-of-8 from the free throw line, against Massachusetts...Tallied seven points, three rebounds, three assists and three steals at home against George Washington...Was 4-for-7 from the floor, registering eight points, six rebounds, and four assists at Duquesne...Contributed five points, five rebounds, four assists and four steals against Charlotte...Dished out three assists at Xavier...Scored six points, grabbed five rebounds, four assists and two steals at home versus Fordham...Missed the final regular season game at Richmond due to a bone bruise...Scored eight points and had two assists in 23 minutes of action against Fordham in the A-10 quarterfinals...Dished out three assists, grabbed three rebounds and tallied two steals to go along with four points against Xavier in the semifinals of the A-10 tournament...Scored eight points on 3-of-4 shooting from the floor versus George Washington in the championship game of the A-10 tournament.
At Winchendon Academy: Averaged 14.0 points per game for Winchendon Prep and head coach Mike Byrnes...Helped guide Winchendon to 19 wins and the NEPSAC Class A title...Team was ranked #9 on the Scout Hoops national prep school poll...Also played at Hillhouse H.S. in New Haven, Conn., earning 2005 First Team All-State honors from the Hartford Courant and New Haven Register...Averaged 16.0 points, 8.4 rebounds, and 2.5 steals...Also a CHSCA Class L All-State selection...Averaged 12.1 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 4.4 assists as a junior at Hillhouse.
Personal: Keith Cothran was born on March 20, 1986 in New Haven, Conn. ...Son of Keith Cothran and Darlene Scott...Has one brother, Eric, and two sisters, Shanyia and Malaysia...Is a sociology major at URI.
Keith Cothran Career Statistics
Total 3-Point Rebounds
Year GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off-Def Tot Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg
2006-07 23-0 520/22.6 55-123 .447 4-23 .174 32-52 .615 24-34 58 2.5 48-1 55 36 3 37 146/6.3
2007-08 33-1 729/22.1 97-207 .469 11-46 .239 37-56 .661 31-43 74 2.2 71-1 63 50 8 59 242/7.3
2008-09 29-18 803/27.7 151-319 .473 34-91 .374 47-78 .603 23-46 69 2.4 62-1 58 48 5 50 383/13.2
TOTAL 85-19 2052/24.1 303-649 .467 49-160 .306 116-186 .624 78-123 201 2.4 181-3 176 134 16 146 771/9.1