Maryland Men's Basketball BIO
Michal Cekovsky
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Michal Cekovsky 1850237
Position: Forward
Height: 7'1"
Weight: 250
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Kosice, Slovakia
High School: Canarias Academy
Experience: High School


• Scored a career-high 14 points and added four rebounds and two blocks vs. Bowie State (2/9)
• Recorded five points and added two blocks, two steals and three rebounds at No. 10
Michigan State (1/23)
• Notched seven points, two rebounds and a block against UMES (12/12)
• Recorded six points and two rebounds in 10 minutes of work against Cleveland State (11/28)
• Scored eight points in 13 minutes vs. Mount St. Mary’s (11/13)

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15): Appeared in 30 games…third on the team in blocks (19)…averaged 2.6 points and 2.5 rebounds per game…played 24 minutes in key defensive role against Wisconsin (2/24)…added six rebounds and four points vs. Badgers…made first career start vs. Northwestern (1/25)…posted four points and a career-high two assists and two steals vs. Oakland (12/27)…notched career-high 10 points against VMI (11/30)…played a career-high 28 minutes in win vs. #13 Iowa State (11/25)…posted four points, two blocks and career-best eight rebounds vs. Iowa State (11/25)…scored six points and added three rebounds and a block against Arizona State (11/24)…recorded five rebounds and four points against Monmouth (11/28)…notched five rebounds vs. Fordham (11/20)…posted career-high three blocks vs. Central Connecticut State (11/17) and VMI (11/30)…recorded four points vs. CCSU and grabbed three rebounds vs. Wagner (11/14).

BEFORE MARYLAND: A native of Slovakia, Cekovsky spent the past season with Canarias Academy in Spain…rated as a four-star recruit on multiple national website including ESPN…has great speed, agility and is a dual-threat with both his perimeter play and strong interior game...represented his country of Slovakia in the 2013 U-20 Euro Championships where he averaged 13 points per game and finished with a .452 FG percentage… went for 12 points on just six shots, while also grabbing 10 rebounds at the National Prep Showcase…the No. 6 power forward and 37th-rated player overall in the 247Sports 2014 rankings...nickname is "Checko."...major is Letters & Sciences.

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