Travis Garrison
Travis Garrison

Player Profile

Suitland, Md.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 241



On Garrison: Powerful post player who can face the basket, rebound and defend in the interior ... Maryland's top returning rebounder at 6.5 boards per game ... soft-shooting big man who continues to take his game inside ... a three-year starter who has become a valuable part of Maryland's frontcourt rotation ... one of the ACC's top shotblockers after three seasons among league leaders ... has been working diligently on all areas of his game during the off-season.

Williams On Garrison: "Travis has to establish a mindset for the season. The basketball season is a long one and you have to be tough enough to deal with that for the duration. Travis is a great shooter for a big man, and he has had some unbelievable games where he's done it all. This year as a senior, Travis has to be more consistent throughout the season, and rebound and play great defense even when his shot is not falling."

As a Junior in 2004-05: One of three Terrapins to play in all 32 contests, starting 30 ... one of four Terrapins to average double-figures for the season, scoring at a 10.1 points per game clip ... notched 16 double-digit scoring games, including two contests of 20 or more ... averaged 11.9 ppg over the final 11 contests of the season ... led the squad in rebounding at 6.5 rpg, and registered seven games of double-figure rebounds ... finished second on the Terrapin team and sixth in the ACC with an .819 free throw percentage (86-of-105) ... was second on the squad and seventh in the conference with a 1.34 blocks per game average ... led team in scoring (15.0 ppg) and rebounding (9.3 rpg) during Maryland's four-game Postseason NIT run ... posted four double-doubles on the season ... recorded third double-double in four NIT games with 15 points and 10 rebounds vs. South Carolina in the semifinal round at Madison Square Garden (March 29) ... registered a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds vs. TCU in the quarterfinals (March 23) ... posted a double-double with 18 points and 11 boards in a NIT opening round win over Oral Roberts (March 16) ... also added four blocked shots against ORU ... netted 20 points with eight rebounds in the Terps' double-overtime win at Virginia (Feb. 19) ... between Feb. 12 and 22, averaged 16.0 ppg over a four-game stretch ... first double-double of season came with 17 points, 11 rebounds in the Terps' overtime victory over No.7 Duke (Feb. 12) ... spashed in two free throws at Miami in the final seconds of regulation to send the game into overtime (Feb. 5) ... grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds in the Terps' win vs. No. 21 Georgia Tech (Jan. 30) ... hit 5 of 6 free throws to cap a nine-point performance and seal a Maryland victory over No. 2 Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium (Jan. 26)... also collected five boards in 19 minutes off the bench at Duke ... tallied eight points and registered team-high nine rebounds with three blocks in a home win over Virginia (Jan. 19) ... amassed 11 rebounds, eight points and three blocks in only 19 minutes against Liberty (Dec. 28) ... scored a career-high 21 points on 6-of-10 shooting and hit 9 of 9 free throws to open the season against Jackson St. (Nov. 19) ... was the Terps' MVP during Maryland's Italian Tour in August ... averaged 16.4 points and 11.0 rebounds across the Terps' five games in Italy ... top performances included an 18-point, 18-rebound effort against Pistoia, and a 27-point, 12-rebound performance during the Terps' comeback against Varese.

As a Sophomore in 2003-04: Played in 32 games, drawing 25 starts and playing 21.8 minutes per game ... averaged 7.8 points per game to go along with 5.2 rebounds, making him the Terps' top returner on the boards ... stepped up his play during the postseason, averaging 13.0 points and 6.3 rebounds to earn second team ACC All-Tournament accolades ... totaled 39 points, 19 rebounds, four blocks and shot 12-for-24 (.500) from the floor over the three tournament games ... also posted impressive numbers during the Terps' NCAA Second Round game vs. Syracuse, scoring a team-high tying 16 points and grabbing a team-high tying nine rebounds ... registered 12 double-figure scoring games with nine double-digit performances coming in the Terps' last 17 games ... averaged 9.8 ppg over last 12 contests and 12.4 ppg during the postseason ... his 5.2 rebounds per game average ranked second on the squad and he averaged 7.0 rebounds during the NCAA Tournament ... ranked second on the squad with 36 blocked shots, finishing ninth in the ACC with 1.1 blocks per game ... totaled nine multi-rejection games and established a career-high with four blocked shots twice ... established a then career-high with 19 points on 5-for-7 field goal shooting, including a 3-for-4 mark from 3-point range, in the Terps' ACC Championship victory over Duke (March 14) ... also chipped in seven boards, two blocks and two steals against the Blue Devils in the title game ... posted his first career double-double with a team-high 16 points and 10 boards in the Terps` ACC Quarterfinal win over Wake Forest (March 12) ... also added three assists vs. the Demon Deacons ... tallied 10 points and three blocks in 19 minutes at home vs. Wake Forest (Feb. 28) ... scored 11 points on 4-for-8 shooting, including a 2-of-3 performance from 3-point range, at Duke (Feb. 22) ... paced Terrapins in scoring with 16 points at home vs. Georgia Tech (Feb. 19), and added seven rebounds ... grabbed a career-best 10 rebounds in back-to-back games vs. Virginia (Feb. 4) and Florida State (Feb. 8)... led the Terps with a career-high four assists vs. Seminoles ... netted 11 points with five boards on the road vs. Clemson (Jan. 25), followed by 13 points and five rebounds at Wake Forest (Jan. 29) ... nailed game-winning 19-foot jumper - his only basket of the game - with 19 seconds left in overtime to lift the Terps to win over No.1 Florida in Gainesville (Dec. 10) ... added seven rebounds and a career-high tying four blocks in a career-most 30 minutes ... put forth a 12-point, four-rebound, three-block effort against Hofstra (Nov. 29) ... tallied nine points with eight rebounds in 20 minutes in the Terps' season-opener vs. American (Nov. 22).

As a Freshman in 2002-03: Played in 30 games and started six, averaging 4.0 points and 3.1 rebounds in first college season ... scored five points and grabbed seven rebounds in the Terps' three NCAA Tournament games, including a five-point, five-rebound effort in Maryland's second-round victory over Xavier (March 23) ... led the Terps in rebounding in four games ... added five points and three rebounds in seven minutes vs. Virginia (March 9) ... played 19 minutes and scored eight points on 4-of-7 shooting against Loyola (Feb. 2) ... sparked the Terps to a 15-0 run in a low-scoring first half with five straight points at Clemson (Jan. 25) ... registered seven points and three assists against Florida State (Jan. 11) in his second ACC game ... netted eight points and grabbed eight rebounds against UMBC (Dec. 23) in his first college start ... joined Nik Caner-Medley that game in becoming the first pair of true freshmen to start for Maryland since March 16, 2000, when Tahj Holden and Steve Blake started against Iona in the NCAA Tournament ... played 26 minutes against No. 10 Indiana (Dec. 3) in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, contributing eight points, four rebounds and a pair of blocks ... season high 11 points with seven rebounds and three steals against Duquesne ... registered a team-high six rebounds in his first collegiate contest against Miami (Ohio) (Nov. 24) ... also led all newcomers with 22 minutes in that game, and finished with eight points ... scored the first basket of the season by a Maryland newcomer with 13:51 remaining in the first half against Miami.

High School: Graduated from DeMatha High School in 2002 ... led powerhouse DeMatha to a 31-3 record as a senior while averaging 17.7 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks as the Stags won their second-straight D.C. city title ... shot 74 percent from the free throw line ... capped his senior season by leading the Stags to a state Catholic title in the Alhambra Invitational ... USA Today third team All-American and a consensus top 25 recruit ... named MVP of five tournaments including the Adolph Rupp Classic in Kentucky and the Basketball Hall of Fame Classic in Massachusetts, and selected for the McDonald's All-American game at Madison Square Garden ... the first local star named to the McDonald's All-America game since former DeMatha stars Keith Bogans and Joe Forte in 1999 ... a first team All-Met selection by the Washington Post and a second team All-Met pick as a junior ... averaged 15 points, nine rebounds and three blocks as a junior under Hall of Fame coach Morgan Wootten ... was the MVP of the city title game as a junior ... participant in the Capital Classic alongside current Maryland teammates Nik Caner-Medley and Chris McCray ... longtime friend and AAU teammate of McCray.

Personal: Travis Garrison ... son of Sheila and Lawrence Garrison ... has two older brothers, Lawrence (30) and Shavery (27) ... enjoys visiting museums and touring new cities ... has enjoyed growing up in the shadows of Washington, D.C., because of its different types of people, its history and its monuments ... favorite person is his mother, for having raised three sons ... favorite athlete is Michael Jordan because of the way he has opened doors as both a ballplayer and a successful businessman ... majoring in criminology and criminal justice.

Garrison's Career Highs

Points21vs. Jackson State, 11/19/04
FG8vs. Duke, 2/12/05
FGA16vs. Davidson-NIT, 3/23/05
3FG3vs. Duke-ACC, 3/14/04
3FGA5at North Carolina, 1/8/05
FT9vs. TCU-NIT, 3/26/05
9vs. Jackson State, 11/19/04
FTA12vs. TCU-NIT, 3/26/05
12vs. Hofstra, 11/29/03
Rebounds15vs. Georgia Tech, 1/30/05
Assists4vs. Florida State, 2/8/04
Blocks4(5x) last vs.
South Carolina-NIT, 3/29/05
Steals3vs. Duquesne, 11/30/02
Minutes38vs. Duke, 2/12/05

Garrison's 2004-05 Game-By-Game Statistics (Junior)

N19Jackson State1-1196-10.6000-1.0009-91.0002-570111121
N23Mercer1-1182- 8.2500-0.0000-0.0001-45322004
N26vs. Memphis1-1242- 9.2220-0.0005-6.8337-310302119
N30at Wisconsin1-1334- 8.5001-2.5002-21.0003-472111011
D4vs. George Mason1-1201- 3.3330-0.0000-0.0002-46403112
D5vs. George Washington1-1305- 9.5560-0.0002-3.6674-375210012
D12UNC Asheville1-1267-10.7000-0.0001-11.0002-351133015
D19Florida State1-1172- 6.3330-2.0000-0.0000-44510104
D23American1-1265- 7.7142-21.0002-21.0002-460212014
D28Liberty1-1193- 7.4290-0.0002-21.0004-711200308
J4Mount St. Mary's1-1284-12.3332-3.6675-6.8335-271111015
J8at North Carolina1-1245-12.4171-5.2002-4.5002-131011113
J11at Wake Forest1-1224- 7.5710-0.0000-0.0001-56500218
J15Temple1-1261- 4.2501-2.5003-4.7501-45022006
J19Virginia1-1273- 6.5000-1.0002-21.0001-89302328
J23NC State1-1263- 5.6000-0.0005-6.8333-252131011
J26 at Duke1-0192- 4.5000-0.0005-6.8332-35402109
J30Georgia Tech1-1332- 21.0001-11.0002-21.0001-1415321007
F1at Clemson1-1211- 4.2500-2.0002-4.5001-12510004
F5at Miami1-1313- 8.3750-0.0002-21.0003-47403108
F8Virginia Tech1-1130- 5.0000-1.0002-21.0000-11410002
F16at NC State1-1214-10.4000-1.0003-31.0002-352110011
F19at Virginia1-1376-11.5451-11.0007-8.8750-885222220
F27North Carolina1-1230- 5.0000-0.0001-2.5002-13402311
M5at Virginia Tech1-1101- 2.5001-11.0000-0.0000-00103003
M10vs. Clemson (ACC)1-0100- 0.0000-0.0003-4.7501-23512013
M16ORAL ROBERTS (NIT)1-1217-14.5001-2.5003-4.7507-4113024018
M23DAVIDSON (NIT)1-1235-16.3130-0.0002-21.0004-262010112
M26TCU (NIT)1-1273- 6.5000-1.0009-12.7502-8102211015
M29vs. South Carolina (NIT)1-1357-14.5000-0.0001-2.5001-9103004015

Garrison's 2003-04 Game-By-Game Statistics (Sophomore)

N25George Mason2-2222-8.2500-1.0001-2.5004-37310305
D6vs. Gonzaga5-5251-6.1670-0.0002-4.5006-28203104
D7vs. West Virginia6-6285-7.7141-11.0000-0.0003-255012011
D10at Florida7-7301-6.1670-0.0000-0.0002-57413402
D23UNC GREENSBORO9-9255-8.6250-0.0000-0.0002-352121110
D28at Florida State10-10144-5.8001-11.0000-0.0000-11412019
J3MT. ST. MARY'S11-11192-8.2501-2.5000-0.0001-23120125
J14NO. CAROLINA13-11242-5.4000-0.0005-51.0003-36311109
J17at Georgia Tech14-11241-5.2000-0.0002-21.0003-36112104
J25at Clemson16-11283-8.3751-11.0004-41.0003-254001211
J29at Wake Forest17-11272-6.3331-2.5008-10.8001-452100013
F1NC STATE18-11293-6.5001-2.5000-0.0002-35410007
F4at Virginia19-12122-6.3330-1.0001-2.5006-410303015
F8FLORIDA STATE20-13271-6.1670-3.0000-1.0003-710043002
F15at North Carolina21-14214-7.5710-1.0002-21.0002-135020110
F19GEORGIA TECH22-15275-10.5002-3.6674-41.0005-273132016
F22at Duke23-16294-8.5002-3.6671-2.5003-143031211
F28WAKE FOREST25-18195-9.5560-1.0000-0.0001-124013010
M3at NC State26-19311-6.1670-2.0000-0.0001-23401012
M12vs. Wake-ACC28-21295-9.5561-3.3335-8.6253-7101331116
M13vs. NC State-ACC29-22212-8.2500-4.0000-0.0001-12101104
M14vs. Duke-ACC30-23285-7.7143-4.7506-8.7501-674012219
M18vs. UTEP-NCAA31-24222-8.2501-3.3332-3.6671-45431117
M20vs. Syracuse-NCAA31-25215-11.4550-1.0006-8.7503-694012016

Garrison's 2002-03 Game-by-Game Statistics (Freshman)

N24Miami (O.)1-0223-5.6000-0.0002-3.6672-46211108
N27The Citadel1-0161-3.3330-0.0000-0.0000-33310112
D3vs. Indiana1-0264-8.5000-0.0000-0.0002-24510208
D7vs. Notre Dame1-0201-7.1430-1.0002-21.0001-23211004
D8vs. GW1-0214-6.6670-0.0002-21.0001-562221210
D29Georgia Tech1-181-2.5000-0.0000-0.0001-12301102
J11Florida State1-1152-21.0001-11.0002-21.0000-00532117
J15at Wake Forest1-180-1.0000-1.0000-0.0000-11100200
J22at North Carolina1-021-2.5000-0.0000-0.0002-13201002
J25at Clemson1-0163-5.6000-0.0001-11.0001-12211017
J30NC State1-010-0.0000-0.0000-0.0000-00000000
F2Loyola (Md.)1-0194-7.5710-1.0000-1.0001-23400208
F9at Georgia Tech1-0110-2.0000-1.0002-21.0001-23311002
F12at Florida State1-051-11.0000-0.0000-0.0000-11102112
F17Wake Forest1-0101-11.0000-0.0000-0.0000-11401202
F19at Duke1-060-0.0000-0.0000-0.0000-11100100
F22North Carolina1-081-11.0000-0.0000-0.0000-44110002
M2at NC State1-061-11.0000-0.0000-0.0000-00000002
M9at Virginia1-071-11.0000-0.0003-4.7503-03200005
M14vs. N. Carolina-ACC1-0111-4.2500-0.0000-0.0001-12100002
M21vs. UNCW-NCAA1-080-3.0000-0.0000-0.0000-22000000
M23vs. Xavier-NCAA1-0122-3.6670-0.0001-2.5002-35400205
M28vs. Mich. St.-NCAA1-020-0.0000-0.0000-0.0000-00200000

Garrison's Career Statistics

2002-0330- 6362-12.145- 96.4693- 9.33326- 38.68432- 6193-3.171-215182512119- 4.0
2003-0432-25696-21.887-210.41415-42.35762- 85.72978- 87165-5.291-321433616251- 7.8
TOTALS94-611835-19.5244-558.43730-83.361174-228.763186-279465-4.9254-126310910440692- 7.4

Garrison's ACC Statistics


Garrison's NCAA Tournament Statistics