Primarily will see action as the two-guard ... a slasher who does a nice job of getting to the basket ... a team leader, Lewis brings a positive, upbeat attitude to the floor ... an athletic guard who possesses a soft shooting touch ... active defensive player with the potential to make an impact on offense ... willing to do what it takes for the team to win.
Junior Season (2000-01)
Appeared in 32 games with 19 starts as a junior ... ranked fourth on the team in scoring averaging 9.9 points per game ... hit a team-high 47 three-pointers ... ranked third on the team in free throws made (67) and minutes played (711) ... ranked 10th in the Big Ten in free throw percentage (.779) and ninth in three-point field goal percentage (.398) ... recorded 16 points and six rebounds against Appalachian State (12/2/00) ... scored in double figures for five consecutive games from 12/2/00 to 12/18/00 ... notched 12 points, seven rebounds and four assists against Santa Clara (12/18/00) ... recorded three straight games with 14 points or more from 12/27/00 to 1/3/01 including a 15-point outing at Akron (12/27/00) ... scored 13 points in win against Minnesota (1/27/01) ... hit a season-high six free throws and scored 16 points against Penn State (2/17/01) ... averaged 15.8 points over final five games ... scored 22 points against Minnesota in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament (3/8/01) ... recorded a career-high 26 points including connecting on 7-of-8 three-point field goals in a first-round victory over Illinois State in the NIT (3/9/01).
Sophomore Season (1999-00)
Appeared in 34 games, making two starts (Coppin State and Central Michigan) ... scored in double figures eight times ... scored at least one point in 30 of Purdue’s 34 games ... had his breakout game with 19 points (6-for-7 field goals, 3-for-3 three-pointers, 4-for-4 free throws) in 18 minutes at Illinois State on Dec. 7 ... recorded his second consecutive double-figure scoring game with 15 points vs. Western Illinois on Dec. 9 ... made his first career start on Dec. 11 versus Coppin State, finishing with four points, four rebounds and two steals ... grabbed nine rebounds (five offensive) and dished out five assists to go with 15 points against Central Michigan on Dec. 22 ... scored 10 points at Santa Clara on Dec. 27 ... scored 12 points on 4-for-6 shooting from the field, grabbed three rebounds and had two steals in Purdue’s 71-50 win over Northwestern on Feb. 2 ... scored six points off the bench in Purdue’s 70-67 upset of sixth-ranked Michigan State on Feb. 8 ... had three three-pointers in the Boilermakers’ 78-75 come-from-behind victory at Michigan on Feb. 24 ... finished with 12 points on 5-for-7 (.714) shooting vs. Wisconsin in Big Ten Tournament on March 10, including four rebounds, two assists and a steal ... scored four points and grabbed four rebounds in 12 minutes in Purdue’s 66-62 upset victory over No. 3 seed Oklahoma in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on March 18 ... scored four points and pulled down three rebounds against Gonzaga in the West Regional semifinal on March 23 ... finished with seven points, five rebounds and an assist off the bench in Purdue’s loss to Wisconsin in West Regional final on March 25.
Big Ten Touring Team (1999)
One of 11 players selected to tour Austria ... saw action in all six games, averaging 11.5 points and 1.3 rebounds ... his 69 total points led the team, while his 54 percent (15-for-28) shooting from three-point range also was a team high ... scored in double figures four times, including a 15-point outing vs. Montana where he drained five of his eight shots from beyond the arc.
Freshman Season (1998-99)
Saw action in 29 games and averaged 4.9 minutes and 1.2 points ... had four points, two assists and two steals in 14 minutes against UNC-Asheville on Nov. 13 ... scored six points in seven minutes on 2-for-2 shooting against Eastern Illinois on Nov. 29 ... had four points, one rebound, one assist and one steal in six minutes against South Carolina in the Jimmy V. Classic on Dec. 22 ... had two points, two rebounds and two steals in six minutes against Minnesota on Feb. 23 ... had three points and one rebound in seven minutes at Minnesota on Feb. 25 ... scored two points and grabbed a rebound in the season finale against Michigan State on Feb. 28 ... scored five points on 2-for-2 shooting in NCAA East Regional semifinal vs. Temple on March 19.
Averaged 25.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, and shot 50 percent from the field, 79 percent from the foul line and 38 percent from three-point territory as a senior ... first team all-state selection by The Associated Press in 1998 ... was second in the voting for Indiana’s “Mr. Basketball” award as a senior ... finished his career with 1,631 points ... averaged 21.1 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists, shot 54 percent from the field and 74 percent from the free throw line as a junior ... led South to an 18-6 record and to the regionals of the state tournament where they lost to eventual champion Bloomington North ... named to the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association All-Underclassmen Team and was an Associated Press third team all-state pick.
Majoring in selling and sales management ... has worked two summers with Schering Plough Pharmaceuticals and Green Star Fencing ... given name is Maynard Stephen Lewis ... born July 3, 1979 ... son of Maynard, Sr. and Terresita Lewis.