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Terps coach Mark Turgeon confident Dez Wells will be second-round pick in NBA draft

Terps coach Mark Turgeon confident Dez Wells will be second-round pick in NBA draft

Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon said it's still too early to figure out where Dez Wells might go if selected in the NBA draft June 25, but he seems confident that his former star guard will be be picked in the second round.

"On the conservative side, we're hearing early second to mid-second," Turgeon said during Thursday night's Maryland Pride Tour event at the Inner Harbor. "I'll probably start getting a lot more phone calls the next two weeks."

Turgeon said Wells' situation reminds him of that of former Texas A&M standout Khris Middleton, who despite being considered a combo guard-forward was picked 39th overall by the Detroit Pistons...

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