As his team struggles to score points,
acknowledged Monday that it might be just as important for the Terps to put the ball in the hands of sophomore swingman Dez Wells as it is feeding it inside to center
With Maryland struggling to make its outside shots the past few games, opponents have been double and sometimes triple-teaming the 7-1 sophomore from the Ukraine, limiting him to 15 shots and 20 points in the past two games.
“That’s going to continue. We’re going to throw it into Alex tomorrow night and
It appeared as if Wells ran the point a couple of times in the second half Saturday’s 62-52 loss at
"He does that on the break. He gets the rebound or if he's right by the big guy he'll call for it. It's kind of his deal," Turgeon said. "I'd rather not do that unless he gets the rebound. He's been told that, doesn't adapt as quickly as I need him to. He's good with it (getting to the basket). As long as he doesn't try to plow over people, he gives us a chance."
Turgeon said that he hasn’t given up on junior point guard Pe’Shon Howard, who committed seven turnovers and failed to score a point or register an assist in 14 minutes against the Tar Heels. Howard, who had led the
Asked if Howard had “fallen apart,” Turgeon said, “I don’t think Pe’Shon fell apart. He really played great against
Turgeon is not ready to give up on Howard, though sophomore Nick Faust (City) will continue to start at the point.