Saturday November 7th, 2015

Maryland guard Dion Wiley will undergo surgery this week to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, the school announced Saturday. 

“I'm so disappointed for Dion because he has made significant strides this offseason,” Maryland coach Mark Turgeon said in a statement. “Dion has matured, worked hard in the offseason and has really come on strong this fall.”

The 6’4” sophomore sustained the injury in practice on Thursday and had an MRI on Friday, reports the Washington Post.

Wiley was expected to challenge Duke transfer Rasheed Sulaimon for a starting spot. There is no set timetable for Wiley’s return.

As a freshman last season, Wiley averaged 13.5 minutes, 4.1 points and 1.5 rebounds per game.

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