2001–02 Maryland Terrapins men's basketball team

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2001–02 Maryland Terrapins men's basketball
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NCAA National Champions
ACC Regular Season Champions
BB&T Classic Champions
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches #1
AP #4
2001–02 record 32–4 (15–1 ACC)
Head coach Gary Williams (13th year)
Assistant coach Jimmy Patsos
Assistant coach Dave Dickerson
Assistant coach Matt Kovarik
Home arena Cole Field House
Seasons
« 2000–01 2002–03 »

The 2001–2002 Maryland Terrapins men's basketball team represented the University of Maryland in the 2001-2002 college basketball season as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). The team was led by head coach Gary Williams and played their home games at Cole Field House. The Terrapins were champions of the 2002 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, earning the first national championship in school history.

Pre-Season[edit]

Accolades[edit]

Team
ESPN/USA Today Coaches' poll ranked preseason #2

Roster[edit]

2001–02 Maryland Terrapins men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
G/F 1 Mouton, ByronByron Mouton 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Sr Rayne, Louisiana
G 3 Dixon, JuanJuan Dixon 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 164 lb (74 kg) Sr Baltimore, Maryland
G 4 Badu, EarlEarl Badu 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Sr Baltimore, Maryland
G 5 McCall, CalvinCalvin McCall 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sr Orlando, Florida
G 10 Collins, AndreAndre Collins 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Crisfield, Maryland
G 12 Nicholas, DrewDrew Nicholas 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Jr Hampstead, New York
F 21 Grinnon, MikeMike Grinnon 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Fr Huntington, New York
G 25 Blake, SteveSteve Blake 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 172 lb (78 kg) Jr Miami Lakes, Florida
F/C 33 Randle, RyanRyan Randle 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Jr Duncanville, Texas
F/C 35 Baxter, LonnyLonny Baxter 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Sr Silver Spring, Maryland
F 45 Holden, TahjTahj Holden 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 247 lb (112 kg) Jr Red Bank, New Jersey
F/C 54 Wilcox, ChrisChris Wilcox 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Whiteville, North Carolina
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Depth Chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Lonny Baxter Ryan Randle
PF Chris Wilcox Tahj Holden
SF Byron Mouton Calvin McCall Mike Grinnon
SG Juan Dixon Drew Nicholas
PG Steve Blake Andre Collins Earl Badu

Schedule and results[edit]

Date Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
November 8, 2001* #2 vs. Arizona
(Coaches vs. Cancer IKON Classic)
L 71–67  0–1 Madison Square Garden
November 9, 2001* #2 vs. #16 Temple
(Coaches vs. Cancer IKON Classic)
W 82–74  1–1 Madison Square Garden
November 17, 2001* #2 American W 83–53  2–1 Cole Field House
November 24, 2001* #6 Delaware State W 77–53  3–1 Cole Field House
November 27, 2001* #5 #2 Illinois W 76–63  4–1 Cole Field House
December 2, 2001* #5 vs. Princeton
(BB&T Classic Basketball Tournament)
W 61–53  5–1 MCI Center
December 3, 2001* #5 vs. Connecticut
(BB&T Classic Basketball Tournament)
W 77–65  6–1 MCI Center
December 9, 2001* #3 Detroit W 79–54  7–1 Cole Field House
December 11, 2001* #3 Monmouth W 91–55  8–1 Cole Field House
December 21, 2001* #2 at #22 Oklahoma L 72–56  8–2 Lloyd Noble Center
December 27, 2001* #8 William & Mary W 103–75  9–2 Cole Field House
December 30, 2001 #8 at NC State W 72–65  10–2 (1–0) Raleigh Entertainment & Sports Arena
January 2, 2002* #8 Norfolk State W 92–69  11–2 Cole Field House
January 9, 2002 #4 North Carolina W 112–79  12–2 (2–0) Cole Field House
January 13, 2002 #4 at Georgia Tech W 92–87  13–2 (3–0) Alexander Memorial Coliseum
January 17, 2002 #3 at #1 Duke L 99–78  13–3 (3–1) Cameron Indoor Stadium
January 20, 2002 #3 Clemson W 99–90  14–3 (4–1) Cole Field House
January 23, 2002 #3 at #21 Wake Forest W 85–63  15–3 (5–1) Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
January 26, 2002 #3 Florida State W 84–63  16–3 (6–1) Cole Field House
January 31, 2002 #3 at #8 Virginia W 91–87  17–3 (7–1) University Hall
February 3, 2002 #3 NC State W 89–73  18–3 (8–1) Cole Field House
February 10, 2002 #3 at North Carolina W 92–77  19–3 (9–1) Dean Smith Center
February 13, 2002 #3 Georgia Tech W 85–65  20–3 (10–1) Cole Field House
February 17, 2002 #3 #1 Duke W 87–73  21–3 (11–1) Cole Field House
February 20, 2002 #2 at Clemson W 84–68  22–3 (12–1) Littlejohn Coliseum
February 24, 2002 #2 #20 Wake Forest W 90–89  23–3 (13–1) Cole Field House
February 27, 2002 #2 at Florida State W 96–63  24–3 (14–1) Donald L. Tucker Center
March 3, 2002 #2 Virginia W 111–92  25–3 (15–1) Cole Field House
ACC Tournament
March 8, 2002 #2 vs. Florida State
(Quarterfinals)
W 85–59  26–3 Charlotte Coliseum
March 9, 2002 #2 vs. NC State
(Semifinals)
L 86–82  26–4 Charlotte Coliseum
NCAA Tournament
March 15, 2002* #4 vs. Siena
(First Round)
W 85–70  27–4 MCI Center
March 17, 2002* #4 vs. Wisconsin
(Second Round)
W 87–57  28–4 MCI Center
March 22, 2002* #4 vs. #16 Kentucky
(Sweet 16)
W 78–68  29–4 Carrier Dome
March 24, 2002* #4 vs. #10 Connecticut
(Elite Eight)
W 90–82  30–4 Carrier Dome
March 30, 2002* #4 vs. #2 Kansas
(Final Four)
W 97–88  31–4 Georgia Dome
April 1, 2002* #4 vs. Indiana
(National Championship)
W 64–52  32–4 Georgia Dome
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. ( ) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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Statistics[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Juan Dixon 36 36 33.6 .469 .397 .898 4.6 2.9 2.6 0.2 20.4
Lonny Baxter 35 35 28.7 .545 .000 .623 8.2 0.8 0.9 2.0 15.2
Chris Wilcox 36 26 24.1 .504 .000 .585 7.1 1.5 0.8 1.5 12.0
Byron Mouton 36 35 28.3 .469 .255 .767 5.0 2.1 0.9 0.2 11.1
Steve Blake 36 36 32.0 .382 .344 .824 3.8 7.9 1.6 0.4 8.0
Drew Nicholas 36 1 20.5 .477 .396 .803 2.3 2.4 0.3 0.4 7.1
Tahj Holden 36 11 18.5 .453 .425 .836 2.7 1.2 0.6 0.9 5.6

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