Maryland Men's Basketball BIO
Rasheed Sulaimon
AS A SENIOR (2015-16): Honorable Mention All-Big Ten...averaged 11.3 points and 3.5 assists per game during his senior season...notched 13.0 points and 2.6 assists per game in the NCAA Tournament while shooting .867 (13-15) from the charity stripe and helping guide Maryland back to the Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2003...led the Terps with 18 points vs. Kansas in Sweet 16 (3/24)...recorded 14 points - including an 8-for-9 showing from the FT line - vs. Hawaii in NCAA Second Round (3/20)...four steals vs. South Dakota State in NCAA tourney is tied for fifth-most all-time in single game at Maryland...posted 10 points and six assists vs. Nebraska in the B1G quarterfinals (3/11)...notched a career-high 28 points at Minnesota (2/18)...scored a team-high 17 points against Wisconsin (2/13)...scored a game-high 16 points against Bowie State (2/9)...posted first career double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds vs. then No. 18 Purdue (2/6)...fifth in the Big Ten in three-point FG percentage (44.8) and 12th in assists (3.5)...matched a game-high 17 points and added five assists vs. then No. 3 Iowa (1/28)...posted a season-high 22 points on 9-of-10 shooting from the floor vs. Ohio State (1/16)...notched 16 points, including four treys, and six rebounds and six assists at Northwestern (1/4)...notched a career-high 10 assists UMES (12/12)...recorded 18 points at then-No. 9 North Carolina (12/1)...named to the Cancun Challenge All-Tournament Team (11/25)...posted 17 points on 6-for-7 shooting, including four 3s vs. Rhode Island (11/25)...scored a team-high 18 points in win over Illinois State (11/24)...tallied a team-high seven assists and added 10 points in a win over Georgetown (11/17) of 20 candidates for the Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year award (10/13).

AS A JUNIOR AT DUKE (2014-15): Appeared in 20 games for eventual national champion Duke...Averaged 7.5 points per game while dishing 35 assists and grabbing 40 rebounds.

AS A SOPHOMORE AT DUKE (2013-14): Played in 34 contests while making 17 starts...Averaged 9.9 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists per contest...Shot 41.0 percent (43-of-105) from three-point range and 76.8 percent (96-of-125) from the
foul line and also shot 40.2 percent (99-of-246) from the field overall...Scored in double figures 19 times with three 20+ point efforts...Led the team in assists 10 times and in scoring twice...Named ACC Player of the Week on Jan. 20...Knocked down five three-point field goals and finished with 20 points, three rebounds and a steal against Mercer (3/21)...Went 7-of-12 from the field and scored 16 points in an ACC Tournament win over NC State (3/15).

AS A FRESHMAN AT DUKE (2012-13): Selected to the ACC All-Freshman Team by the league’s coaches and media and also earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Team...Appeared in all 36 games while starting 33...Averaged 11.6 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest...Knocked down 49 three-point field goals and shot 37.1 percent from behind the three-point arc...Scored in double figures 22 times with three 20+ point efforts...Ranked seventh in the ACC in free throw percentage (.802)....Named ACC Rookie of the Week twice (12/3, 2/25)...Went 12-of-14 from the free throw line and finished with 16 points and four rebounds in an Elite Eight win over Michigan State (3/29)...Finished with 21 points to lead Duke in scoring in an NCAA Tournament win over Creighton (3/24) and was 5-of-9 from the field and 8-of-10 from the foul line against the Bluejays...Scored 12 of Duke’s 26 points in the second half of the ACC Tournament quarterfinal game against Maryland (3/15) and finished with 16 points and six rebounds
• Led Duke in scoring with a career-high 27 points on a career-best 10 made field goals in a win over Maryland (2/24) and scored 25 points to lead Duke past Maryland (1/26), matching a Duke freshman record by hitting six three-pointers

PERSONAL: Born Rasheed Wesley Sulaimon on March 9, 1994 in Houston, Texas...Son of Kenny and Angela Sulaimon...Father, Kenny, is a store manager and is originally from Nigeria...Mother, Angela, is a nutritionist and was born in Jamaica...Has a brother, David, and four sisters, LaToya, Brittny, Shannon and Raven...Member of the National Honor Society, holding a 3.56 GPA at Strake Jesuit and also received the Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award as a senior...Contributed 18 points and four assists for the West team, which beat the East team 106-102, in the 2012 McDonald’s All-America game...Named to the Parade Magazine All-America team following his senior season and also a third team MaxPreps All-America selection...Selected as a second team ESPNHS All-America in 2012...Chosen as inaugural Guy V. Lewis Greater Houston Player of the Year as a senior...A two-year volunteer with the Challenge Basketball Program...Played AAU for Houston Hoops...Pursuing a master’s degree in business administration after graduating from Duke in three years.

Four steals vs. South Dakota State in NCAA tourney is tied for fifth-most all-time in single game at Maryland
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