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#10 JAKE LAYMAN - F, Sr., King Philip Regional HS

Position: Forward Height: 6'9" Weight: 220 Year: Senior Hometown: Wrentham, Mass. High School: King Philip Regional HS Experience: 2 Letters

AS A JUNIOR (2014-15):  Appeared in all 35 games, averaging 12.5 points and a team-high 5.8 rebounds per game…scored 1,000th point at Maryland against Indiana in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten tournament (3/13)…Third Team All-Big Ten (media), Honorable Mention (coaches)…Bleacher Report All-Big Ten Second Team…named to Karl Malone Award Watch List, honoring nation’s top power forward (2/17)…boasted 29 double-figure scoring games…posted 14 points on 5-for-6 shooting and added a team-high seven rebounds vs. Indiana (2/11)…scored 10 points and added a team-high six rebounds at Ohio State (1/29)…recorded eight points, three steals and a team-high eight rebounds vs. Northwestern (1/25)…named Big Ten Player of the Week (1/19)…posted second straight double-double with 23 points and 12 rebounds against Michigan State (1/17)…recorded a double-double …


Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Duke By Alex Kirshner
@alex_kirshner on Nov 3, 2015
Maryland guard Rasheed Sulaimon is introduced at Maryland Madness on Oct. 17. - Brian Kapur

Sulaimon is one of college basketball's most skilled players. If he puts everything together at Maryland, the Terps are probably going to the Final Four.

Rasheed Sulaimon, senior, guard, No. 0
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 190

Twitter: @sheed_ctmd1
Collegiate Stats:
Recruiting Ratings: 5 stars, No. 13 player, No. 3 shooting guard in 2012.
Previous College: Duke
Hometown: Houston, Tex.
Who did Maryland beat out?  According to ESPN's Jeff Goodman: Arizona State, Baylor, Colorado, George Washington, Houston, LSU Memphis, Oklahoma State, Seton Hall, SMU, Texas, Texas Southern and Texas A&M.  And probably a couple of other schools, too.
How'd He Get to …

#1 JAYLEN BRANTLEY - G, So., Notre Dame Prep

Position: Guard Height: 5'11" Weight: 170 Year: Sophomore Hometown: Springfield, Mass. High School: Notre Dame Prep Other College: Odessa (Tex.) CC

BEFORE MARYLAND:  A four-star recruit out of high school, Brantley was ranked the 12th JUCO Player in America by Next Up Recruits… Played AAU basketball for the Boston Amateur Basketball Club alongside current Terp forward Jake Layman… Helped BABC to two AAU national championships… Member was also a member of the 2011 Elite Youth Basketball League championship team... Also won the Peach Jam Tournament in Atlanta in 2011. 
PERSONAL:  Mother is Angela Cayode... Mother Angela, named him Jaylen, after Jalen Rose because she was an avid fan of the Michigan Wolverines “Fab Five”... Also played soccer in his sophomore and junior years of high school and lettered in tennis for one year... Plans on majoring in Criminal Justice and is interested in becoming a detective... Came to Maryland because of the great tradition and gameday a…

#5 DION WILEY - G, So., Potomac HS

Position: Guard Height: 6'4" Weight: 210 Year: Sophomore Hometown: Oxon Hill, Md. High School: Potomac Experience: High School
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 bloc…

#2 - MELO TRIMBLE - SG, So., Maryland, Bishop O'Connell HS

Position: Guard Height: 6'3" Weight: 185 Year: Sophomore Hometown: Upper Marlboro, Md. High School: Bishop O'Connell Experience: High School

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15):  Named to the USA Pan American Games team, becoming the third Maryland player to appear at the competition after James Gist (2007) and Walt Williams (1991)...started in all 35 games, posting a team-high 16.2 points per game, 106 assists and 44 steals…First Team All-Big Ten (media), Second Team All-Big Ten (coaches), Big Ten All-Freshman Team…ECAC Rookie of the Year…Sporting News Second Team All-American and USBWA Freshman All-American…Bleacher Report All-Big Ten First Team and also earned USBWA All-District Team honors…tagged Wayman Tisdale Award finalist (3/2)…named Bob Cousy Award Watch List Finalist (2/20)…averaged a team-high 33.5 minutes per game…his 568 points rank second behind Joe Smith on Maryland’s freshman single-season scoring list…notched a double-double in the second round of the NCAA Tournamen…

#33 - DIAMOND STONE - C, Fr, Maryland, Dominican HS

Position: Center Height: 6'11" Weight: 255 Year: Freshman Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisc. High School: Dominican HS

BEFORE MARYLAND:  A McDonald's All-American, Stone is rated as a consensus top 10 player by a myriad of national recruiting services, including – No. 6; – No. 7 and 247 – No. 10…Stone is arguably one of the highest-rated recruits to join Maryland… With Melo Trimble (2014) and Stone (2015) joining the Terps, it marked the first time in 22 years that Maryland inked consecutive Top 25 prospects in successive years (Duane Simpkins, 1992 and Keith Booth, 1993)… Starred at Dominican High School in Milwaukee, Wis., where he led his high school team to four straight state championships… As a senior, Stone averaged 24.4 points, 11.7 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game…Established a Wisconsin state record with 14 blocked shots in the 2012 state semifinal and also finished the game with a triple-double, notching 15 points, 15 rebounds and 14 blo…

coach Mark Turgeon - BIO

Position: Head Coach Alma Mater: Kansas '87
Experience: 5 Years

Mark Turgeon is entering his fifth season at the helm of the University of Maryland men’s basketball team.
Turgeon is active in the College Park community and has hosted the Coaches vs. Cancer Season Tip-Off Breakfast in conjunction with the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches the past four years. Over the past two seasons, Turgeon worked with the Infiniti Coaches Charity Challenge to raise money and awareness for the Alzheimer’s Association.
Maryland posted a school-record 26 during the regular season in 2014-15 and notched 28 total, an eight-game improvement from its 17 victories during the 2013-14 season. The 11-game win total was the second-highest improvement among all Power Five schools. Maryland also advanced to the third round of the NCAA Tournament
Maryland cracked the Associated Press poll Top 10 for first time since Feb. 3, 2003 – a span of 12 seasons - and has been r…