Dez Wells given the Greivis Vasquez Award for Most Inspirational Player
Maryland coach Mark Turgeon and student-athletes met with the media Monday afternoon
Maryland (25-12) and Iowa (24-12) will tip-off at approximately 9 p.m. on ESPN2
Alex Len posts a double-double in 58-57 win over Alabama; Maryland advances to the semifinals in Madison Square Garden
Maryland 58, Alabama 57
Iowa vs. Maryland
Maryland vs. Alabama (AP)
Maryland v Denver
The Terps beat Denver 62-52 in the second round of the NIT.
Maryland v Niagara
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Named to the ACC All-Tournament first team on March 17... Led the team in scoring (13.1 ppg), ranked 2nd in assists (3.0 apg) and 3rd in rebounding (4.9 rpg)... Ranked 10th in the ACC in assists (3.0), 17th in scoring (13.1) and 21st in rebounds (4.9)... Averaged 17.0 ppg on .542 (71-131) shooting in the last 11 games... Averaged 16.6 points in Maryland's 17 games away from home (11 road + 6 neutral)... Led the team with six 20-point games and scored in double figures 24 times... Had a team-high 60 assists (3.3 pg) in ACC play... Third on the team with 20 blocks and third with 34 steals... Set then season-high with eight rebounds vs. LIU Brooklyn (11/16)... Set then career-high with 23 points on 9-of-11 shooting at Northwestern (11/27). His 34 minutes played are the most by a Terp this season... Established a new career high with 25 points vs. George Mason (12/2). Also became the first ACC player to make 11 field goals in a game this season (11 of 17 shooting)... Had 19 points on 7-of-9 shooting, along with 6 boards, vs. Stony Brook (12/21)... Scored a game-high 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting at Miami (1/13)... Had a team-high 21 points on 8-of-11 shooting at North Carolina (1/19)... Recorded a career-high 8 assists vs. Boston College (1/22) while seeing significant minutes at point guard. Had 7 assists and no turnovers in the second half... Had 8 rebounds, while adding 13 points at Duke (1/26)... Scored 13 of his team-high 19 points in the second half at Florida State (1/30)... Set a season high with 9 rebounds while adding 8 points and a team-high 5 assists at Virginia Tech (2/7)... Scored a team-high 13 points vs. Virginia (2/10)... Dished out a game-high seven assists and added nine points, seven rebounds and two steals vs. Duke (2/16)... Had a team-high seven assists and just one turnover vs. Clemson (2/23)... Led the team with 15 points on 6-of-10 shooting at Georgia Tech (2/27)... Scored 23 points on 11-of-12 shooting and added five rebounds at Wake Forest (3/2)... Had a team-high 18 points along with six rebounds, three steals, two blocks and two assists vs. North Carolina (3/6)... Recorded his first double-double of the season with 12 points and a career-high 12 rebounds at Virginia (3/10). Also set career marks with 40 minutes and 18 field goal attempts... Averaged 22.0 points per game and 6.3 rebounds per game in three ACC Tournament games to earn first team All-Tournament honors... Scored a career-high 30 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the field and 10-of-10 free throws to lift Maryland to a quarterfinal win over Duke... Had a team-high 19 points, including nine in a 23-4 run that helped Maryland comeback for a 62-52 win over Denver in the NIT quarterfinals (3/21).
AS A FRESHMAN AT XAVIER (2011-12): Selected to the 2012 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team by the A-10 coaches and named 2012 Sporting News A-10 Freshman of the Year... Earned Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week honors after averaging 12.5 ppg. in XU's games at UMass on Feb. 21 and vs. Richmond on Feb. 25, including a career-high tying 19 at UMass... Fourth on the team in scoring at 9.8 ppg and third in rebounding at 4.9 rpg... Recorded two double-doubles: 14 points and a career-high 11 rebounds in the win over Notre Dame on March 16 and 13 points and 10 rebounds at Saint Louis on Feb. 28... Started all 32 games that he played as a freshman... Hit 6-of-9 from the field en route to 16 points to go with seven rebounds against IPFW on Nov. 15... Started and played 21 minutes in his Xavier debut on Nov. 11 vs. Morgan State, contributing 12 points, four rebounds and two assists... Returned for the Gonzaga game on Dec. 31 after serving a four-game suspension that started with the Oral Roberts game on Dec. 18... Had 13 points at Butler on Dec. 7 and 14 points and six rebounds against Cincinnati on Dec. 10... Had a team-high tying 15 points at La Salle on Jan. 4 to go with seven rebounds... Hit all seven of his shots from the field against the Dukes, including six dunks and a 3-pointer... Scored 16 points to go with a game-high nine rebounds in the win over Duquesne on Jan. 11... Came up big at Charlotte on Jan. 28, especially in the second half; contributed 12 points and a team-high seven rebounds, tallying eight points and four rebounds in the final 7:19 of action in the win over the 49ers... Matched his career scoring high (19 points) and set a new career high for steals (three) in the game at Massachusetts on Feb. 21... Had a career game at Memphis on Feb. 4 where he hit 8-of-10 from the field en route to a career-high 19 points to go with four assists and five rebounds... Scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half of the March 10 win over Saint Louis, making big play after big play... The 18 points were one point shy of his career high... Scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead a 67-63 win over Notre Dame in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on March 17.
AT HARGRAVE MILITARY ACADEMY (2010-11): Team recorded a 28-1 overall record during his lone season... Teammates included P.J. Hairston (North Carolina).
AT WORD OF GOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY: Two-time state champion... Averaged 19.8 points, 7 rebounds and 4 steals as a senior while leading his team to a 28-1 record... Teammates included John Wall (Washington Wizards), C.J. Leslie (N.C. State), Bishop Daniels (Miami), Elijah Johnson (Kansas) and Emanuel Chapman (North Carolina Central).
PERSONAL: Mother is Pamela Wells, who was an All-American basketball player at St. Augustine's College in Raleigh, N.C... Has two sisters, Jocelyn Brand and Jazmine Wilson, who is a senior at Winston Salem State and plays basketball and volleyball... Undecided on a major.