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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Dez Wells
Maryland junior Dez Wells has been named to the All-ACC Third Team, as voted on by members of the media. More here.
Three points at a time, Maryland turned a halftime deficit against last-place Virginia Tech into the foundation of a blowout victory.
The sellout crowd roared in anticipation as Nick Faust drove to the basket, poised to give Maryland the lead in the closing seconds against No. 4 Syracuse.
Seth Allen had a game unlike any other in his college career. For Maryland, perhaps the best part about his incredible shooting performance was that the sophomore guard still has room for improvement.
Seth Allen had a game unlike any other in his college career.
Coming off the bench for just the second time since transferring to Maryland in 2012, Dez Wells scored 19 points to lead the Terrapins to an 80-60 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday.
Maryland guard Dez Wells and three of his teammates were late for his team's breakfast shortly before the Terrapins game against Virginia Tech, and Maryland coach Mark Turgeon decided not to start Wells.
Dez Wells hadn't missed a shot all night, and with the game tied and the clock winding down, Maryland's leading scorer had no intention of finally clanging one off the rim.
Dez Wells drilled the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 5.9 seconds left to provide Maryland with a 74-71 victory over Miami on Wednesday night.
Dez Wells scored all 21 of his points in the second half and drilled a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 5.9 seconds left to carry Maryland past Miami 74-71 Wednesday night.
For the Maryland Terrapins, once-bright hopes of a return to the NCAA tournament have dimmed. Offseason optimism has given way to regular season reality.
Sure, there were missed assignments. Ill-advised jump shots too, and more than a few too many fouls. Yet after an 83-79 loss to No. 20 Pittsburgh at Comcast Center on Saturday, Maryland coach Mark Turgeon instead turned the focus to the team in the visitors' locker room.
For much of his postgame session with the media, Maryland coach Mark Turgeon applauded the effort and performance of his team in an 83-79 loss to No. 20 Pittsburgh.
Using halftime words from coach Mark Turgeon for inspiration, Dez Wells and the Terrapins used a strong second half to pull out a 74-66 victory over Notre Dame on Wednesday night and climb back over .500 in Atlantic Coast Conference play.
Maryland had just endured a dismal first half, missing 23 of 34 shots and getting no points from its leading scorer, Dez Wells.
Jake Layman came off the bench to score 13 points, Dez Wells added 11 and the Terrapins buried the Hokies under a barrage of 3-pointers in a 64-47 rout Tuesday night.
"Something has to happen, and that's something me and coach Turgeon are going to talk about," said Dez Wells, who scored 15 points. "I'm just going to put it on my shoulders to figure out what we need to do and what needs to happen from us to take that jump."