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Varun Ram
Player Profile:
Varun Ram 1194025
Position: Guard
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 150
Year: Junior
Hometown: Clarksville, Md.
High School: Trinity College
Experience: Transfer


• Established career-highs with five points on four FG attempts while playing a season-high 16 minutes against Rutgers (1/6)
• Also added two steals vs. Rutgers
• Dished a season-high two assists vs. UMES (12/12)
• Went 2-for-2 from the charity stripe and added a steal vs. Saint Francis (12/4)

AS A SENIOR (2014-15): Big Ten Medal of Honor recipient...All-Big Ten Academic...appeared in 21 games off the bench for the Terps…posted critical defensive play to clinch Maryland’s win against Valparaiso in the second round of the NCAA Tournament…recorded a game-high three steals off the bench at Iowa (2/8)…played season-high nine minutes against VMI (11/30) and NC Central (12/10)…saw action in first three games vs. Wagner (11/14), Central Connecticut State (11/17) and Fordham (11/20)…career-best 4-for-4 from the charity stripe vs. Fordham (11/20).

AS A JUNIOR (2013-14): Appeared in 16 games, averaging 7.2 minutes/g...played in first 12 games of season as backup point guard...made first career start at Maryland versus George Washington (12/8)...posted three rebounds and three steals in Paradise Jam final vs. Providence (11/25)...had career-highs in minutes (19) and assists (3) vs. Marist (11/22)...played in season-high 18 minutes versus Abilene Christian (11/13)...made Maryland debut in first half against #19 UConn (11/8), posting one assist.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules.

BEFORE MARYLAND: Spent one season at Trinity College (Conn.) where he played point guard for head coach Jamie Cosgrove... named the MVP of the Trinity College Tournament and UMass Boston Tournament... a three-year letterwinner, two-year starter and two-year captain at River Hill High School.

PERSONAL: Parents are Kolandavel and Santhini Ramasamy... Has a sister, Anita, who graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Johns Hopkins... Graduated from River Hill High School in 2010 with a 4.56 GPA... Says his craziest ambition is to play on the Indian National Team... Majoring in neurobiology and physiology, currently holding a 3.99 GPA.

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