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Maryland Men's Basketball BIO
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Jake Layman
Player Profile:
Jake Layman 1194006
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 205
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Wrentham, Mass.
High School: King Philip Regional HS
Experience: High School
AS A SENIOR (2015-16): Honorable Mention All-Big Ten selection...led Maryland to 114 wins over his four seasons in College Park...one of just 12 players in school history to record 1,400 points (1,436) and 600 rebounds (674)...guided Maryland to first Sweet Sixteen appearance since 2003; Terps also posted back-to-back 27-plus win seasons for the first time in program history...ranks 18th in school history in points (1,436) and 18th in rebounds (674)...tied with Juan Dixon in games played (141) at Maryland...averaged 11.6 points and 5.3 rebounds per game while shooting .500 from the floor and .832 from the charity stripe...matched career-high with 27 points against South Dakota St. in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (3/18)...27 point outing tied for ninth all-time in an NCAA game at Maryland; also matched single-game 3-point record (5)...one of only six players in program history to go perfect from the charity stripe in single NCAA Tournament game (8-for-8)...posted 26 points vs. Nebraska in the B1G quarrterfinals (3/11); six 3-pointers were the most for a Terrapin in a conference tournament game since Keith Gattlin vs. Georgia Tech in 1988...recorded 18 points and added seven rebounds vs. Illinois (3/3)...posted 15 points on 7-for-8 shooting at Purdue (2/27)...scored 16 points on 5-of-6 shooting against Michigan (2/21)...posted a double-double at Ohio State with 16 points and 10 rebounds (1/31)...notched a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds at Michigan (1/12)...recorded a game-high 18 points against Rutgers (1/6)..notched a season-high 19 points and added eight boards against Princeton (12/19)...started game 5-for-5 and finished with 16 points, including four 3s vs. Saint Francis (12/4)...led the Terps with eight rebounds at No. 9 North Carolina (12/1)...notched fifth career double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds vs. Rider (11/20)...recorded 500th career rebound in win over Rider (11/20)...tabbed to John Wooden Award Watch List (11/17)...named to the Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Watch List (10/13)...Preseason All-Big Ten selection...ranked No. 29 best player in the nation according to ESPN’s 26-member panel expert.

AS A JUNIOR (2014-15): Appeared in all 35 games, averaging  12.5 points and a team-high 5.8 rebounds per game…scored 1,000th point at Maryland against Indiana in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten tournament (3/13)…Third Team All-Big Ten (media), Honorable Mention (coaches)…Bleacher Report All-Big Ten Second Team…named to Karl Malone Award Watch List, honoring nation’s top power forward (2/17)…boasted 29 double-figure scoring games…posted 14 points on 5-for-6 shooting and added a team-high seven rebounds vs. Indiana (2/11)…scored 10 points and added a team-high six rebounds at Ohio State (1/29)…recorded eight points, three steals and a team-high eight rebounds vs. Northwestern (1/25)…named Big Ten Player of the Week (1/19)…posted second straight double-double with 23 points and 12 rebounds against Michigan State (1/17)…recorded a double-double with a career-best 13 rebounds and 12 points against Rutgers (1/14)…posted a team-high 14 points, eight rebounds, and three blocks at Purdue (1/10)…named co-Big Ten Player of the Week (12/22)…21st in the Big Ten in scoring (12.5), 13th in field goal percentage (.470) and 16th in rebounding (5.8)…posted double-digit scoring in every game but five this season, including 23 points vs. Michigan State, 21 points at Oklahoma State, 14 points against No. 7 Virginia (12/3) and 15 points against No. 13 Iowa State…secured back-to-back double-doubles with 21 points and 11 rebounds at Oklahoma State (12/21) and 15 points and a career-high 12 rebounds vs. Oakland (12/27)…notched 17 points on a career-high 15 attempts vs. USC Upstate (12/3)…recorded 15 points - including a season-high three three-pointers - four assists and three rebounds vs. NC Central (12/10)…posted 21 points, including an 11-for-14 showing at the free throw line, and six rebounds against Winthrop (12/6)…notched 19 points and nine rebounds against VMI (11/30)…dished a career-high six assists against Wagner and added nine boards.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Started 28-of-32 games, leading the team with 31.8 minutes/g...led team with 61 3-pointers and t-first with 27 blocks...third on team in scoring (11.7/g) and rebounding (5.0/g)...shot 6-of-13 from the field for 15 points in the ACC Tournament versus Florida State (3/13)...knocked down all eight free throw attempts and grabbed eight boards to help down #5 Virginia (3/9)...scored 13 points on four 3-pointers in the victory against Virginia Tech (3/4)...notched team-high 18 points at #8 Duke (2/15) on 6-of-13 shooting...scored 18 points on 7-of-12 shooting in 35 minutes of action against Pitt (1/25)...posted career-high 10 rebounds and added three assists vs. Notre Dame (1/15)...scored double-figures with 11 points (5-of-6 from the line) at Florida State (1/12)...lifted Maryland down the stretch with big-time shots in a 22-point effort vs. FAU (12/14)...had career-high 27 pts on 9-of-12 shooting vs. Morgan State (11/29)...tallied 19 points in Paradise Jam semifinals vs. Northern Iowa (11/24)...notched 19 points in 29 minutes against Abilene Christian (11/13), sparking the Terps with 14 points in a 29-0 second half run...posted 13 points in season debut against #19 UConn (11/8)...one of 15 players selected to the CBSsports.com Breakout Performers List at the start of the season...averaged a team-high 21.3 points in Maryland’s three games during their Foreign Tour this past August …opened the Tour with 25 points in a 92-84 win over the Bahama All Stars and and poured in 25 points on 5-of-8 shooting from three-point range in a 88-77 win over the Grand Bahamas All-Stars .

AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Averaged 8.4 ppg in his 17 starts, and 5.5 ppg on the season... Scored in double figures five of his nine home starts... Made his first career start vs. UMES (12/5) and responded with then-season highs in field goals (4), 3-pointers (2) and points (10)... Played 23 minutes vs. IUPUI (1/1) and tied for the team lead with 4 assists... Made his second career start vs. Virginia Tech and scored 18 of his 20 points in the first half. Made 6 of 7 shots, including 4 of 5 3-pointers, in the first half. Also grabbed a season-high eight rebounds... Named Freshman of the Week by Seth Davis of CBS Sports for his performance vs. Va Tech... Started vs. Boston College (1/22) and had 15 points and five rebounds... Scored 12 points on 4-of-6 3-point shooting vs. Wake Forest (2/2)... Led the team with 14 points on 5-of-11 shooting at Virginia Tech, his first road game in double figures... Reached double figures for the sixth time this season with 12 points vs. Clemson (2/23)... One rebound shy of a double-double with 10 points and a season-high nine rebounds vs. Duke (3/15)... Came off the bench and matched a season-high with 33 minutes at Alabama (3/26), scoring 13 points and adding a season-high three steals.

AT KING PHILIP REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL: Four-star prospect who graded at 93 by ESPN.com... Rated the 17th best small forward nationally and the 3rd best player in Massachusetts by ESPN... Was rated the 67th best player in the class by ESPN... Also a four-star prospect by Rivals.com and rated the 70th best player in the class... Averaged 26 points, five blocks, and four assists per game as a senior... Possesses "athleticism and size to go along with his scoring ability" according to Paul Biancardi ESPN.com.

PERSONAL: Parents are Claire and Tim Layman... Father, Tim, played baseball at the University of Maine and his mother, Claire, played basketball there... Has four brothers: Connor, Jimmy, Ryan and Kyle... Played on the USA team that won the gold medal at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship during the summer of 2012 and averaged 7.6 points per game... will graduate with a degree in American Studies in Spring of 2016.


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