Maryland coach Mark Turgeon and student-athletes met with the media Monday afternoon
Maryland (25-12) and Iowa (24-12) will tip-off at approximately 9 p.m. on ESPN2
Freshman guard will miss the remainder of the postseason
Maryland (24-12) and Alabama (23-12) set to tip-off at 7:30 p.m. ET
Dez Wells scored 19 points to lead Maryland over Denver
Maryland v Denver
The Terps beat Denver 62-52 in the second round of the NIT.
Maryland v Niagara
Maryland defeated Niagara, 86-70, in the opening round of the NIT
Maryland vs. North Carolina - AP Photos
AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Finished fourth on the team in scoring with 7.8 points per game... Second on the team with 36 steals... Had six of the top 12 single-game steal performances with three steals on five different occasions and five on one occasion (2/10 vs. Virginia). Has multiple steals in nine games... Recorded five or more assists on six occasions... Scored 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting, including 5-of-6 3s, vs. LIU Brooklyn (11/16)... Dished out a then season-high 6 assists in 29 minutes vs. Georgia Southern (11/24)... Made his first career start vs. UMES (12/5) and dished out a season-best eight assists... Led the Terps in scoring with 13 points against IUPUI (1/1)... Led Maryland in scoring for the 2nd straight game with 21 points 8-of-12 shooting in his ACC debut vs. Virginia Tech (1/5) while also grabbing a season-high 4 rebounds... Grabbed a season-high seven rebounds and added 12 points against Wake Forest (2/2)... Totaled 11 points, five assists and a season-high five steals vs. Virginia (2/10)... Scored 16 points and hit the game-winning free throws with 2.8 seconds left in a 83-81 win over No. 2 Duke (2/16)... Scored in double figures for the sixth time in ACC play and ninth time this season with 12 points off the bench at Georgia Tech (2/27)... Tied for a team-high with 15 points while adding three assists and no turnovers vs. Niagara (3/19)... Scored in double figures for the fourth time in five postseason games with 13 points vs. Denver (3/21)... Fractured a bone in his left (shooting) hand during practice on March 24 and missed the last two games of the NIT.
AT FREDERICKSBURG CHRISTIAN SCHOOL: Graded at 89 and a three-star prospect by ESPN.com... Rated the 42nd best shooting guard by ESPN and the 7th best player in Virginia... Averaged 20 points, five assists and four rebounds as a senior... Athletic guard with 40-inch vertical leap... Led Fredericksburg Christian to a 31-2 record and a conference title as a junior... Took just 42 high school games to score his 1,000th career point... Was the first player to commit to Maryland under Coach Turgeon.
PERSONAL: Parents are Joe and Deborah Allen... Father played running back at Arizona State University... Is the youngest of four children: Starr (sister) and (brothers) Cameron and Brandon, who played basketball at Mount Olive College in North Carolina... Attended his final two years of high school at Fredericksburg Christian School... Favorite basketball players is Tracy McGrady... Enjoys spending time with his family... Chose Maryland because of the coaching staff and its location near his family.