Nick Faust’s journey continues

Maryland transfer Nick Faust is still in search of a school after decommitting from Oregon State following Craig Robinson's firing. His list now includes a couple of Big East programs.
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland Basketball’s Incoming Freshman Class To Get Matching “My Brother’s Keeper” Tattoos

The Maryland men’s basketball program’s incoming freshman class is one of their most important in recent memory.  Mark Turgeon’s teams have missed the NCAA Tournament in each of his three seasons in College Park, Md. Five players–Seth Allen, Shaquille Cleare, Nick Faust, Charles Mitchell, Roddy Peters–transferred out of the program following the 2013-14 campaign. The upcoming...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Turgeon finally speaks on Terrapin transfers

Photo: Mark Turgeon has finally spoken to the media regarding the four Maryland Terrapins players who have transferred since the end of the 2013-2014 season.  The four players who have transferred include some big minute players from last seasons squad: Seth Allen, Shaquille Cleare, Nick Faust, and Roddy Peters. “You try not to take it personal but I understand...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon State Fires Craig Robinson

I’m not sure why it happened on May 5th, but Oregon State parted ways with Craig Robinson today. The President’s brother in law never made an NCAA tournament appearance with the Beavers, and finished the season inside the KenPom top 100 just twice in his 6  year tenure. He finished with a 93-104 record overall, and his best Pac 10/12 finish was a tie for 5th in 2010. Robinson...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Turgeon takes blame for rash of Maryland transfers

The Maryland men’s basketball program has had four players transfer since the end of the 2013-14 season, the most recent being sophomore guard Seth Allen, who was the team’s second-leading scorer. Junior guard Nick Faust, sophomore center Shaquille Cleare, and freshman point guard Roddy Peters each announced they would be departing from College Park, Md. in early-April. Earlier...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Maryland Basketball Player Hastily Calls Out Coach Mark Turgeon Amid Swirl Of Transfers

The Maryland men’s basketball program lost three players to transfer earlier this month, when guards Nick Faust and Roddy Peters and center Shaquille Cleare announced they would be departing from the College Park-based school. A report surfaced Wednesday that the Terrapins will be losing another player: rising junior guard Seth Allen.  A source says Maryland sophomore Seth Allen...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Major News From Maryland Basketball

University of Maryland men’s basketball head coach Mark Turgeon announced on Tuesday that Shaquille Cleare, Nick Faust and Roddy Peters have been granted permission to transfer. “I really enjoyed coaching Nick, Shaq and Roddy,” Turgeon said. “It is unfortunate that they will no longer be a part of the program. I wish them the very best in their future endeavors.” Faust...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Moving Day: Faust, Cleare, Peters Transfer

Wow.  Three Terps have announced their intention to transfer from the University today.  Rising senior, Nick Faust, rising junior, Shaquille Cleare, and rising sophomore, Roddy Peters are leaving the program.  I can't recall a day where three players left the program. All three players have been tremendous disappointments. Faust oozes athleticism but has not shown that he...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Shaq Cleare, Roddy Peters, And Nick Faust To Transfer From Maryland

Maryland hopes to get a fresh start when it enters the Big Ten next year, and it looks like the basketball team will be taking that notion to another level. Washington Post‘s Alex Prewitt reports that three major rotation players for the Terrapins—Shaq Cleare, Nick Faust, and Roddy Peters—will be leaving the program. Shaq Cleare, Roddy Peters and Nick Faust all to transfer...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

7-Foot Center Michal Cekovsky Gives Maryland Its Fifth Commitment

Mark Turgeon added to his 2014 recruiting class in a big way today, gaining a commitment from Slovakian native Michal Cekovsky, a 7-foot center who plays at Canarias Basketball Academy in Spain. Cekovsky picked the Terps over offers from Arizona, Florida, Florida State, Louisville, Oregon, and UConn. Before the addition of Cekovsky, Maryland’s 2014 haul was ranked as a Top 10...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Terps Basketball Getting Jump On Pivotal Season

After taking Texas A&M to the big dance all four years in College Station, Maryland basketball coach Mark Turgeon has managed only a single NIT in three years in College Park. Now, he has to navigate a move to a new conference. While some are rumbling for a change in leadership, Turgeon is teed up for a big season. As we watch the NCAA tournament, keep in mind that Maryland is...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 4 Syracuse beats Maryland 57-55 to end skid

No. 4 Syracuse blew most of a 12-point lead in the last 8 minutes and used one final defensive stop to squeeze past Maryland 57-55 on Monday night and end a two-game losing streak. It was another close call for the Orange (26-2, 13-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), whose previous four games were decided by a total of 12 points. Syracuse led 49-37 with 7:54 left but allowed Maryland...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse Visits Comcast Monday Night

The Terrapins take on their sixth nationally ranked opponent and third in four games, when the Orangeman visit the Comcast Center on Monday night. It is the first and last meeting between the Terps and Syracuse as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference. Maryland is planning Flash Mob II on Monday night, with gates opening exclusively for students at 430 pm. Remember what happened...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse-Maryland Preview

Two losses in four days have Syracuse working from behind in its quest for an ACC regular-season title in its first season in the league. The top-ranked Orange can still head to conference-leading Virginia on Saturday with matters in their own hands if they can take care of business Monday night at Maryland against a Terrapins team in need of a big win. After a 25-0 start, Syracuse...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland cruises past Wake Forest 71-60

The Maryland Terrapins started off sluggish, but then outscored the Demon Deacons by 19 over the final 30 minutes en route to a 71-60 win in what was the final ACC regular season matchup between these two schools. This was Maryland's eighth consecutive victory over the Demon Deacons, which is the longest in this series' history--a series that dates back to the ACC's inception...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Left In Terps Wake

Maryland avoided a post Duke letdown, beating Wake Forest for the eighth consecutive time, 71-60 on Tuesday night at the Comcast Center. Coach Mark Turgeon with a masterful job keeping the Terrapins focused and motivated, given the tough loss to the Blue Devils on Saturday night and top ranked and unbeaten Syracuse looming next on the schedule. Maryland (15-12, 7-7 ACC) received...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland extends Wake Forest skid with 71-60 win

Nick Faust scored a career-high 20 points, and Maryland defeated Wake Forest 71-60 Tuesday night to extend the Demon Deacons' losing streak to six games. Faust, a junior guard, went 7 for 11 from the floor and sank four 3-pointers. Charles Mitchell contributed 12 points and Jake Layman added 11 for the Terrapins (15-12, 7-7 Atlantic Coast Conference), who bounced back from an agonizing...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland's Nick Faust throws down fantastic one-handed putback slam (Video)

Maryland Terrapins junior guard Nick Faust threw down an awesome one-handed putback slam dunk in the first half of Saturday's ACC basketball game at Duke.Faust's fantastic play on the rebound on Jake Layman's missed three-point shot has him trending on Twitter. Faust scored 7 points off the bench in the first half, but Duke was winning 39-33 at halftime. This post appeared...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Maryland’s Nick Faust Throws Down Emphatic Put-Back Slam Against Duke

Maryland junior guard Nick Faust, regardless of whether the Terrapins actually pull off an upset against Duke, will be making the highlight reels later tonight. Faust skied on a rebound off of a Jake Layman missed 3-point attempt and threw down a ridiculous one-handed put-back dunk with authority. The Cameron Crazies were left speechless. Maryland is hanging around against the Blue...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Terps Pound Noles

Seth Allen scored 21 of his career high 32 points in the first half, leading Maryland past Florida State 83-71 on Saturday afternoon at the Comcast Center. Allen was 11-of-15 from the floor, including a white hot 7-of-10 from beyond the arc. Maryland's Dez Wells Finds Nick Faust For Alley-Oop. The Terps with a huge 73-61 win over FSU (ACC Digital Network)...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Terps Dunk Hokies

Following up the big home win against Miami, Maryland proved they could do it on the road with an easy 80-60 win in Blacksburg on Saturday. Dez Wells led the Terps with a game high 19 points off the bench. Wells didn’t start against the Hokies in a minor disciplinary move, but was in the game in a matter of minutes. Wells kept up his solid shooting, going 6-for-9 from the floor...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Wells leads Maryland past Virginia Tech 80-60

Maryland guard Dez Wells scored 19 points to lead the Terrapins to an 80-60 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday. Wells came off the bench to make 6 of 9 from the floor for Maryland (13-9, 5-4), which shot 51.8 percent (29 of 56) in winning its second in a row and beating the Hokies for the fourth straight time. The Terrapins used a 14-2 run early in the second half to take control...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland rallies past Notre Dame 74-66

Dez Wells scored all 17 of his points in the second half as Maryland beat Notre Dame 74-66 Wednesday night to climb back over .500 in Atlantic Coast Conference play. Seth Allen contributed 14 points in his first start of the season and Nick Faust added 13 to help the Terrapins (11-7, 3-2) end a two-game skid. Maryland shot just 39.7 percent and went 7 for 26 from beyond the arc...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Big first half carries Florida State in win over Maryland

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Ian Miller scored 20 as Florida State knocked down a season-high 16 three-point baskets en route to an 85-61 Atlantic Coast Conference victory against Maryland Sunday night. The Seminoles were 16 of 24 from behind the arc after hitting 10 in the previous four games combined. The 16 3-pointers were the third-most in school history and the most by Florida State...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Notes: Maryland @ FSU

Maryland at FSU 1/12/2014 8:00:00 PM |  TV:ESPNU | LIVE Simulation StatsThis game has been simulated 83 times.FS (2014) has won 39 times (47.0% of the time), won by > 20 pts 3 times (3.6% of the time)MD (2014) has won 44 times (53.0% of the time), won by > 20 pts 5 times (6.0% of the time)The average score is FS (2014): 64.1 - MD (2014): 65.4, decided by
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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