K.J. Maura – Northwestern Mutual Athlete of the Week
Senior guard K.J. Maura was named to All-Tournament Team of The Bulldog Bash at the Citadel. He averaged 14.5 points and 7.5 assists per game in the tournament. Maura hit 7-of-13 treys in the two games and is at 50 percent (13 of 26) for the year. He scored a season-best 21 points, all in the first half, in the 98-72 win over The Citadel and played 38 minutes in that game, as UMBC played without injured guards Jairus Lyles and Jourdan Grant.
Maura added a season-best 10 assists vs. Shenandoah on November 27 and now has 40 assists (6.7 per game) and just 9 turnovers in six games played. He is averaging 11.5 points per game.