Feb. 18, 2005

COLUMBUS, Ohio-The National Association of Basketball Coaches has selected Ohio State’s Terence Dials to the First Team in District 10, the organization announced Friday.

Dials, a junior center from Youngstown, Ohio, leads Ohio State in scoring (15.5 ppg.), rebounding (8.0 rpg.), field goals made (155), foul shots made (92) and attempted (154), offensive rebounds (71), defensive rebounds (154), total rebounds (207) and field goal shooting percentage (.568).

He rates No. 3 among Big Ten players in rebounding and with 5.23 defensive rebounds a game, No. 4 in field goal shooting percentage and offensive rebounds (2.73 pg.) and is No. 7 in scoring.

Ohio State is 18-8 overall and 7-5 in Big Ten play heading into a road game against Minnesota Saturday.

District 10
First Team

Chris Thomas (Notre Dame)
Jason Maxiell (Cincinnati)
Bracey Wright (Indiana)
Carl Landry (Purdue)
Terence Dials (Ohio State)

Second Team
Danny Horace (Miami (Ohio))
Eric Hicks (Cincinnati)
Josh Almanson (Bowling Green)
Chet Mason (Miami (Ohio))
Keith Triplett (Toledo)