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COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Maryland senior forward Dez Wells will be sidelined for at least four weeks because of a broken bone in his right wrist.
The injury occurred in Maryland's 72-63 victory over No. 13 Iowa State on Tuesday. Wells had surgery Friday morning in Baltimore, the team announced.
Coach Mark Turgeon says, "We will certainly miss our team leader. ... I am extremely disappointed for Dez."
Wells is averaging a team-high 16.2 points per game and is a big reason behind the Terrapins' 5-0 start.
Maryland hosts Monmouth on Friday night.