|Hometown:||Oxon Hill, Md.|
AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15): Appeared in all 35 games, earning starts in two…averaged 4.1 points per game and 1.5 rebounds…recorded five points and four rebounds off the bench at Rutgers (3/3)…scored nine points off the bench at Indiana (1/22)…recorded nine points and added a pair of assists and a block at Purdue (1/10)…posted nine points - all from beyond the arc - at Illinois (1/7)…went 2-for-3 from three-point range for six points against Minnesota (1/3)…recorded 12 points, including a pair of three-pointers, against No. 7 Virginia (12/3)…notched a career-high 19 points and six rebounds in his first career start against VMI (11/30)…posted 10 points off the bench in just 19 minutes against Central Connecticut State (11/14)…went 3-for-4, including a 2-for-3 mark from behind the arc, for eight points against Arizona State (11/24)…recorded two assists, one block, one steal and three points against Monmouth (11/28)…tallied five rebounds and two assists against CCSU.
BEFORE MARYLAND: Rated 52nd in the nation and the number three recruit in the state of Maryland by ESPN.com...selected to the Under Armour Elite 24 All-Star game...Two-time First Team Washington Post All-Metro...Averaged 17.6 points as a senior, leading Potomac to the Maryland state title...Led Potomac to the Maryland 3A championship finals, averaging 17.9 points, 8.3 rebounds and 6.4 assists....participated in the NBPA top-100 camp...played AAU for Team Takeover.
PERSONAL: Full name is Dion Taquan Wiley...parents names are Natima and Nicole Wiley...has one brother, Davon, and three sisters, Dominique, Bree and Yanni...born in Newark, N.J., and raised in Oxon Hill, Md....enjoys playing NBA 2K...came to Maryland for the coaching staff and the environment....participated in Global Sports Academy's 2014 Men's Basketball Goodwill Tour overseas Aug. 13-21, 2014...major is Letters & Sciences.