COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon has announced the signing of veteran transfer Xavier Green. A former Conference USA Tournament Most Valuable Player and Conference USA All-Defensive Team selection, Green spent the last five seasons at Old Dominion.
A durable 6-6, 200-pound guard from Williamsburg, Va., Green appeared in 121 of a possible 122 games (90 starts) over the last four seasons, averaging 30.5 minutes/g. Green redshirted his freshman season (2016-17) and is using his sixth year of eligibility as a result of the NCAA’s eligibility ruling as it relates to the coronavirus pandemic.
From the beginning of his sophomore season (2018-19), Green started all 90 games and averaged 33.3 minutes, 10.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists.
Green memorably put on a show in the 2018-19 Conference USA Tournament, averaging 15.7 points on 46-percent shooting from beyond the arc to lead Old Dominion to its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2010-11 and earn tournament MVP honors.
Greens joins a veteran-heavy Maryland squad that includes graduates Fatts Russell and Simon Wright, senior Eric Ayala and juniors Qudus Wahab, Donta Scott and Hakim Hart.
— Maryland Athletics press release
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