DJ Strawberry
Full Name: DJ Eugene Strawberry
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 201
Birthdate: June 15, 1985 (New York, N.Y.)
High School: Mater Dei HS (Corona, Calif.)
College: Maryland
 

Maryland
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2003-04 31 3 68 139 .489 50 95 .526 6 22 .273 87 41 51 18 192 6.20
2004-05 14 3 34 78 .436 25 41 .610 7 26 .269 23 29 24 3 100 7.10
2005-06 32 32 112 261 .429 83 121 .686 22 62 .355 109 128 58 12 329 10.3
2006-07 34 34 184 386 .477 102 149 .685 35 102 .343 151 119 69 14 505 14.9
Totals 111 72 398 864 .461 260 406 .640 70 212 .330 370 317 202 47 1126 10.1

Career Highlights: Became the 45th Terp in history to reach 1,000 career points. Surpassed the 200-steal mark against Davidson during the 2007 NCAA Tournament.

Senior (2006-07): Named to the All-ACC Second Team and ACC All-Defensive Team. Scored in double figures in all 25 Maryland victories. Recorded at least one steal in 30 of 34 games. Recorded 13 points, four rebounds and three steals vs. Miami in the ACC Tournament. Had 16 points, six rebounds and four assists vs. N.C. State. Scored 17 points in win at No. 14 Duke. Poured in a career-high 27 points in win vs. No. 5 UNC, earning back-to-back ACC Player of the Week honors. Recorded 18 points and career-high nine boards against N.C. State. Scored 17 points and tied a career-high with six steals against Notre Dame.

Junior (2005-06): Earned ACC All-Defensive Team Honorable Mention honors. Started all 32 games. Led Maryland and ranked seventh in the ACC in assists (4.0 apg). Also led the Terps and ranked sixth in the ACC in steals (1.8 spg). Recorded more assists than turnovers in 21 of 32 games.

Sophomore (2004-05): Suffered a season-ending knee injury in practice on Jan. 17. Scored in double figures in first two games of the season, with 11 points vs. Jackson State and 13 points vs. Mercer. Recorded at least two assists in nine of Maryland’s first 11 games. Scored 11 points, four rebounds and four steals in ACC opener win against Florida State.

Freshman (2003-04): ACC All-Freshman Team Honorable Mention pick. Averaged 6.2 points and 20 minutes on the season. Finished with 51 steals, including at least one steal in 24 games.

Strengths: Swarming defender on the perimeter with quick hands and terrific lateral movement. Unselfish offensive player who’ll distribute the ball. Loves to compete.

Personal: Son of Lisa Watkins and former Major League Baseball player Darryl Strawberry. Has two brothers and four sisters. Interests include baseball and video games.


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