2001–02 Maryland Terrapins men's basketball team

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2001–02 Maryland Terrapins men's basketball
Maryland Terps logo.png
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 Opponent# Rank# Site


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

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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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