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#2 Sa'de Wiley-Gatewood
Position: Guard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pomona, Calif.
High School: Lynwood
Experience: 2 Letters
International Experience
Member of the West team at the 2003 USA Youth Development Festival ... averaged 12.8 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game, helping her team capture the bronze medal.

As a Senior (2007-08):
Medical redshirt season.

2006-07
After sitting out the first 12 games of the season due to NCAA transfer rules, returned to the court at Loyola and made an immediate impact ... in her first appearance in a Maryland uniform, scored seven points against the Greyhounds in front of a sold-out crowd ... followed up with three-straight double-figure outings ... had a then-career high 15 points in the first game of the Terrapin Classic against UNC Greensboro, her second game back on the court ... the following day, netted a career-high 17 points against eventual NCAA Sweet 16 participant on the second day of the tournament, garnering all-tournament team honors ... set new career highs in assists (nine at Miami), rebounds (seven against Michigan State), field goals made (five against Georgia Tech), three pointers made (four vs. NC State) and blocks (two vs. North Carolina) ... 22 games played are the most appearances in a season ... a starter in both games of the NCAA Tournament.

2005-06 at Tennessee & Maryland
A starter at the point guard position in eight of nine games played before coming to College Park... averaged 8.0 points, 2.6 rpg and 1.3 apg ... 12 points, four assists and three rebounds in the win over #9/9 Michigan State at the Paradise Jam ... followed up with an 11-point outing against the 10th-ranked Terps ... scored 11 points, going 3-for-4 from three-point range, and four rebounds against No. 16/18 Texas ... transferred to Maryland in January 2007 ... spent the spring semester as a member of the practice squad, helping the team prepare for its national title run.

2004-05 at Tennessee
Averaged 3.9 points, 1.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and shot 91.7 percent from the free throw line playing in 13 games, helping Tennessee reach the NCAA Final Four ... played in 13 games, missing most of the season because of patellar tendonitis ... underwent surgery in late March ... made her collegiate debut netting nine points, four steals and four assists, connecting on 3-of-5 three-point shots, in a win against TCU ... scored the team's final six points to seal a 68-67 victory over Connecticut, en route to a career-high 12 points ... knocked down a trey at the first-half buzzer to complete UT's 15-point comeback against Vanderbilt in an eventual 79-65 win ... had a career-high six rebounds in a victory over South Carolina.

Before College
2004 Parade Magazine National High School Girls Player of the Year, becoming the first prep national player of the year to play for Maryland ... also tabbed the National Player of the Year that season by All Game Sports ... USA Today and Parade All-American twice ... McDonald's, WBCA and SLAM Magazine All-American in 2004, winning the McDonald's three-point shooting contest ... a four-time Street & Smith's All-American, earning first-team honors in 2003 ... 2004 Gatorade Player of the Year for California ... selected the National Sophomore of the Year by Student Sports, also earning first team All-America nods twice (2002, 2004) and second team once (2003) ... a four-year starter at Lynwood High School, leading the team to a 119-7 record, including a 33-0 mark as a sophomore, en route to claiming the state title and being named National Champions by USA Today and Student Sports ... led team to the state title as a junior, earning a No. 2 national ranking ... CIF-SS I-AAA Player of the Year in 2001 and shared the honor in 2002 and 2004 ... in 2001, became the only underclassman to be named first team I-AAA all-state since Cheryl Miller ... three-year all-state first team selection and was named Cal-Hi Sports Division I Player of the Year in 2002 ... also a Cal-Hi Sports State Freshman of the Year and Sophomore of the Year selection ... Cal-Hi Sports Miss Basketball State Player of the Year in 2002 and 2003 ... 2002 and 2003 California Miss Basketball Player of the Year, the first sophomore to garner the award since 1971 ... Los Angeles Times Player of the Year in her final two seasons and Long Beach Press Telegram Player of the Year three times ... invited to the Nike All-America camp three times and was the first-ever rising ninth grader, male or female, to be invited in 2000 ... named top player at the 2003 Nike Camp ... Most Valuable Player at the 2003 U.S. Junior Nationals in Washington, D.C. ... West Coach All-Stars AAU U-16 team earned a runner-up finish at the 2001 National Championships, en route to AAU All-American honors ... also named MVP of the 2000 Junior Nationals, adidas Top 10 Camp (co-MVP in 2001), Showtime Nationals (2002), Deep South Classic (2001) and The End of the Oregon Trails tournament (2003).

Personal
A family studies major ... daughter of Jerry and Denise Gatewood ... has two brothers, Charles (18) and Jerry (16) ... born in San Diego, Calif.

Wiley-Gatewood's Career Highs
Points: 17, Marist (12/29/06)
FGM: 5, at Georgia Tech (2/1/07)
FGA: 11, at Stanford (12/4/05)
3FGM: 4, NC State (1/3/07)
3FGA: 7, vs. Stetson (11/22/05)
FTM: 7, Marist (12/29/06)
FTA: 8, Marist (12/29/06)
Rebounds: 7, #19/18 Michigan State (1/16/07)
Assists: 9, at Miami (1/10/07)
Steals: 4, TCU (12/19/04)
Blocks: 2, vs. #4/4 North Carolina (3/3/07)
Minutes: 34, at Stanford (12/4/05)

Wiley-Gatewood's Career Statistics

Year GP/GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct OR-DR Reb-Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts-Avg
2004-05 UT 13/0 197-15.2 15-41 .366 10-26 .385 11-12 .917 5-15 20-1.5 24-0 19 26 2 9 51-3.9
2005-06 UT 9/8 237-26.3 20-60 .333 10-33 .303 22-26 .846 5-18 23-2.6 24-1 12 13 0 11 72-8.0
2006-07 22/2 447-20.3 41-96 .427 16-44 .364 41-47 .872 7-51 58-2.6 39-0 56 43 2 19 139-6.3
TOTAL 44/10 881-20.0 76-197 .386 36-103 .386 74-85 .871 17-84 101-2.3 87-1 87 82 4 39 262-6.0

Wiley-Gatewood's Career Vs. ACC

Year GP/GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct OR-DR Reb-Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts-Avg
2006-07 14/0 282-20.1 28-65 .431 8-26 .308 13-16 .813 6-27 33-2.4 23-0 33 26 0 13 77-5.6

A Minute With Sa'de Wiley-Gatewood
What's your favorite thing about Maryland Women's Basketball?
The team chemistry.

Name something fun you did this summer.
I went to the skating rink and fell 20 times. I hadn't been in eight years.

What game are you most looking forward to this season?
All games are the same to me. I'm just excited to play every one.

Aside from playing basketball, what is your favorite thing to do/hobby?
I love to shop for shoes.

What's the best thing about playing basketball?
You play against some of the greatest players and meet them as well.

What is something people don't know about you?
My hands sweat really bad.

Name something you can't live without...
My family and my sidekick.

Why did you choose your number?
Someone once told me I'd never be first at anything, so I wear number two for second place to motivate me to be number one.

What was your first car?
1983 Lexus 400 SC

When I was five I wanted to be a ...
Dancer

Now, I want to be a ...
A basketball coach.


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