Wells was expelled from Xavier in August for violating the code of student conduct. He initially faced sexual assault charges, but the charges were later dropped because Hamilton County (OH) prosecuting attorney Joe Deters said that Wells was denied due process.
Wells is a powerful (6'5" 215 lbs) wing who has no trouble getting his shots. Last year as a freshman at Xavier, he averaged 9.6 PPG and 4.9 RPG.
Once they get a chance to jell, this trio could be trouble for Maryland's opponents.
When you combine this extreme backcourt talent with a huge frontcourt made up of 7'1" sophomore center Alex Len, 6'8" senior James Padgett and 6'9" 270-lbs freshman Shaquille Cleare, all of a sudden, Turgeon's Terps could emerge as the most intriguing team in the ACC.
Skills, size, swagger—it's all there, ready to be blended into a hard-nosed squad that won't likely back down from anyone.
The fun begins this Friday against Kentucky at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn.