MARYLAND RUMORS & GOSSIP

Justin Jackson & Melo Trimble: College Park Bound

Two days ago, the Maryland Terrapin basketball outlook was looking mighty bleak. 2015-2016 was supposed to be their year. They were #1 in the initial ESPN power rankings, and did not live up to the hype, finishing with a loss in the sweet 16 to Kansas. Diamond Stone, Rasheed Suliamon, Robert Carter and Jake Layman had all hired agents and were headed to the 2016 NBA draft. Melo Trimble...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rutgers to play Maryland at Yankee Stadium in 2017

There had been reports swirling about a potential Rutgers football game at Yankee Stadium in 2017. On Friday, reports surfaced that the Scarlet Knights will indeed be playing at the stadium on Nov. 4, 2017. Per the reports, Rutgers will be “hosting” the Maryland Terrapins. “There were discussions by the previous administration with the Yankees and an agreement in principle...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Turgeon admits Carter's departure to NBA was unexpected

Former Maryland forward Robert Carter, Jr. had one of the strongest showings of any prospect at the 2016 NBA Combine in Chicago earlier this
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Turgeon: NBA did a great job of telling Melo Trimble the truth

WASHINGTON — Melo Trimble may have to put off his NBA aspirations another year, but as Terrapins coach Mark Turgeon put it Thursday, “being the best player at Maryland’s a pretty good thing.” Trimble explored the process after declaring over a month ago, going through the NBA combine and working out privately for several teams to gauge his draft potential, before ultimately...
Via CBS DC
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking at Maryland's roster after Trimble decision, 4-star commitment

The last 24 hours have been pivotal for head coach Mark Turgeon and the Maryland Terrapins. With the decision by star point guard Melo Trimble
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Terps Land Top Forward Justin Jackson

WASHINGTON — The Maryland Terrapins are having a pretty great two days. On Wednesday, point guard Melo Trimble withdrew from the NBA Draft to return to College Park for his junior season. Then on Thursday, coach Mark Turgeon and the Terps reportedly landed one of the top high school players available, forward Justin Jackson. Numerous sources are reporting the commitment. Jackson...
Via CBS DC
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Snider: Trimble Smart to Stay at Maryland

WASHINGTON — Maryland guard Melo Trimble made the right decision to return for his junior season. Still, it was surprising. The NBA is a siren call to college players. Too many surrender their remaining college seasons for the chance to earn millions of dollars. After all, who wouldn’t? The problem is too many borderline players make bad decisions and Trimble might have also...
Via CBS DC
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Melo Trimble Returning to Maryland for Junior Season

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Maryland guard Melo Trimble has withdrawn his name from consideration for the NBA Draft and will return for his junior season. The Terrapins reached the Sweet 16 last season behind Trimble, who led the team in scoring, assists and steals. He will be the lone returning starter from a squad that went 27-9. Because Trimble never hired an agent after announcing...
Via CBS DC
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Maryland's Melo Trimble returning to school

Melo Trimble is coming back to school for his junior season.  It was announced Wednesday night that the Maryland star point guard is taking his name out of the NBA Draft and returning for the 2016-17 season.  Trimble had declared for the 2016 NBA Draft but didn’t hire an agent, meaning he could return to school if he wanted to. And that’s what he’s done.  BREAKING:...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Maryland Terrapins’ Melo Trimble Stay in the NBA Draft or Return to School?

Maryland Terrapins guard Melo Trimble currently has his name in the 2016 NBA Draft, but his decision time is nearing whether he will keep his name in the draft or return to school. After a disappointing sophomore season offensively, Trimble’s draft stock is currently in limbo and Trimble has a difficult decision to make for his basketball career. After his strong freshman season...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Maryland makes early cut for 5-star local

Maryland has made an early cut for 2017 five-star prospect D.J. Harvey of DeMatha Catholic (Md.), according to Paul Biancardi of ESPN.com. The Terrapins among
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Maryland’s real work with 5-star commit Josh Kaindoh is just beginning

A new coaching staff at a place like Maryland couldn’t ask for a much better start to its first full recruiting cycle than getting a local 5-star product to give a verbal pledge. That’s exactly what happened as this past weekend opened, with defensive end Josh Kaindoh giving his commitment to D.J. Durkin and the Maryland Terrapins. It was the first sign that Durkin and his staff...
Via Talking 10
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Maryland officially announces signing of four-star forward

Four-star forward Micah Thomas has officially signed with the Maryland Terrapins, the program announced on Thursday. Thomas committed to the Terrapins in March, becoming the third
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Maryland Stars Melo Trimble, Diamond Stone Make NBA Draft Decisions

After a run to the Sweet 16, two of Maryland’s top players—freshman center Diamond Stone and sophomore guard Melo Trimble—have made decisions on how they will handle the NBA Draft. Maryland made the moves official with a release today. BBall: Trimble, Stone NBA Draft Updates: University of Maryland sophomore guard Melo Trimble will enter his na… https://t.co/jEYRa6Nh9s —...
Via College Spun
April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Maryland DC Scott Shafer steps down from position

Scott Shafer was fired from his position as Syracuse head coach at the end of the 2015 season and found a job with the Maryland Terrapins just days later. Now it seems like his time with the Terps has come to an end before it even really started. On Friday, Shafer released a statement saying that he would be leaving his post at the school, citing personal reasons. This came as a...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wayne Selden taunts Maryland after 3-pointer

The Kansas Jayhawks put together a dominant performance Thursday night, knocking off Maryland 79-63 to reach the Elite Eight for the first time since 2012. At least one KU player had no problem making it known just how well he was playing, too. Kansas guard Wayne Selden Jr., after nailing a 3-pointer in the second half to extend his team’s lead to five, taunted the Terrapins,...
Via College Spun
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

When Was The Last Time Maryland Reached The Final Four?

The Maryland Terrapins are participating in their 26th NCAA Tournament and are still alive in their quest to reach the third Final Four in program history.  The fifth-seeded Terps will take on top-seeded Kansas at 9:40 p.m. ET on CBS for the right to advance to the Elite Eight. If Maryland wins tonight, it will be the farthest the program has advanced in the NCAA Tournament in 14...
Via College Spun
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

March Madness 2016: Is Maryland the real deal?

One team that everyone has been talking about the past couple of seasons has been Maryland, who went from being an afterthought in the ACC to a force to be reckoned with in the Big Ten. The Terps have gone 55-15 (26-10 Big Ten) in two seasons in the Big Ten and have become known for playing strong and physical defense while also having a knack to hit clutch shots. Except, Maryland...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Maryland Releases Incredible Postseason Hype Video

As Maryland awaits its first Big Ten Tournament opponent, it knows that its storied season has only begun. A 24-7 overall record is only the beginning. The Terps have their sights set on making history.  So, to make sure Terps fans are ready for the road ahead, Maryland releases this incredible postseason hype video via its official Twitter account Thursday afternoon. It...
Via College Spun
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Despite Struggles and AP Polls, Maryland Terrapins March On

The Maryland Terrapins have hit a rough patch, this close to March Madness. The team, which went undefeated to start its season, experienced its first losing streak since March 2014 last week. Right now, tteam has experienced one of the hardest times of this season. The playoffs are right around the corner, and now, one AP voter has spoken out, saying that the Terps aren’t really...
Via The Sports Journal
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Diamond Stone slams Wisconsin player's head into the floor (Video)

Maryland Terrapins freshman center Diamond Stone intentionally shoved an opponent's head into the floor during Saturday night's game against Wisconsin.Stone fell on top of Wisconsin junior forward Vitto Brown underneath the basket late in the first half and slammed his head onto the court as he got up. The video doesn't lie. Amazingly, Stone was not given a flagrant 2 foul, which...
Via Holdout Sports
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Rasheed Sulaimon's new beginning

In 2012, Rasheed Sulaimon found himself as one of the top 15 basketball recruits in the nation. He fielded offers from basketball powerhouses like UNC, Arizona, and Texas. Ultimately, he turned down staying in his home state of Texas to join the Duke Blue Devils and coach Mike Krzyzewski. Many of Sulaimon's peers from that 2012 recruiting class have entered the NBA and have started...
Via The Sports Quotient
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Pete Lembo escapes Ball State for reduced role at Maryland

The college football coaching carousel went back in motion with some minor changes. Texas State head coach Dennis Franchione reportedly retired from the game and Ball State head coach Pete Lembo stepped down as head coach of the Cardinals so he could accept a spot on the Maryland coaching staff as an assistant to new head coach DJ Durkin. Yes, a head coach took on an assistant role...
Via The Comeback
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Maryland votes to change stadium name after outcry over racist past

When the Maryland Terrapins take the field for their first home game of the 2016 season, there will be a noticeable change. The stadium they play in will have a new name after the school voted to change it from Byrd Stadium to Maryland Stadium after criticism over the racist past of the namesake, former school president Curley Byrd: The board voted 12-5 Friday morning on a motion...
Via Gamedayr
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

After years under Meyer and Harbaugh, D.J. Durkin gets a head coaching job at Maryland

We can now scratch Maryland off the list of coaching vacancies in college football. Michigan defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin will be the new head coach of the Terrapins, according to multiple reports Wednesday afternoon. Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated was among the first to report the news, via Twitter. Durkin has never been a head coach in college football but he should...
Via The Comeback
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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