Maryland men’s basketball ended its regular season in disappointment, losing by 24 points to Michigan on their own court.
While the game was a sour ending to the regular season, not everything was doom and gloom. Reese Mona, the beloved walk-on and pride of St. John’s College High School, got a career-high 15 minutes of playing time against the Wolverines.
Here are the highlights from Reese’s big day.
Getting a layup
Mona had a very efficient day in the regular season finale making every shot he took. This was the only shot, but shooting for 1-for-1 is still making 100 percent of your shots. We also want to give a shoutout to Anthony Cowan, for getting the assist on a basket scored by his high school teammate.
Grabbing a rebound
For just the second time in his college career, Mona grabbed a defensive rebound. Mona did a great job getting into the paint, cleanly grabbing the ball and dishing it to Cowan.
Drawing a foul
Making layups and getting uncontested rebounds is one thing, but earning a foul is another. Mona hustled for an offensive rebound and earned a chance to shoot free throws after Duncan Robinson fouled him.
Getting a steal that leads to a dunk
Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman grabbed a defensive rebound and it looked like the Wolverines would have a chance to increase their 22-point lead. However, Mona had other ideas. He stripped Abdur-Rahkman and it eventually led to a dunk for Bruno Fernando.