July 15, 1983 |
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||248.6 lb (113 kg)|
|High school||Boardman (Youngstown, Ohio)|
|College||Ohio State (2001–2006)|
|NBA draft||2006 / Undrafted|
|2006–2007||Orléans Loiret Basket|
|2007–2008||Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez|
|2008–2009||Orléans Loiret Basket|
|2013–2014||Orléans Loiret Basket|
|Career highlights and awards|
Terence Jerome Dials, Jr. (born July 15, 1983) is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. He played collegiately with the Ohio State Buckeyes. He has been playing professionally since 2006 for various teams outside of his country of the United States.
Dials was born in Detroit, Michigan but grew up in Boardman, Ohio and attended Boardman High School there. A power forward, he once broke a basketball backboard during a team practice in high school. He was offered an athletic scholarship to player for Ohio State University. During his four-year career with the Buckeyes, Dials scored 1,566 points and grabbed 876 rebounds in 132 total games played. He was named the Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year as a senior in 2005–06. Dials went undrafted in the 2006 NBA Draft.
For the 2012–13 season he signed with Hyères-Toulon of the LNB Pro B. In April 2013, he signed with his former team Orléans Loiret Basket. In November 2014, he signed with BBC Monthey of Switzerland.
- "Terence Dials leaves Hyeres-Toulon, inks with Orleans". Sportando.com. Retrieved 21 April 2013.
- "Terence Dials (ex Orleans) signs at Monthey". Eurobasket.com. November 17, 2014. Retrieved November 17, 2014.