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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...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
10 days ago  |  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...
Via SCACC Hoops
10 days ago  |  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...
Via In The Neutral Zone
11 days ago  |  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...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Terps Edge Canes

It was a must win for Maryland and the Terrapins delivered on Wednesday night at the Comcast Center. Dez Wells scored all of his team high 21 points in the second half, the biggest coming on a three pointer with only seconds remaining, lifting Maryland over Miami 74-71. Maryland's Dez Wells Hits Game-Winning Shot vs Miami | ACC Must See Moment: http://t.co/TxaD8zcdgF via @youtube...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Notes: Maryland @ FSU

Maryland at FSU 1/12/2014 8:00:00 PM |  TV:ESPNU | LIVE STATSNCAAGameSim.com 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...
Via SCACC Hoops
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Shaq 'Cleares' Out Tech

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon couldn’t help but beam. His wayward big man, Shaquille Cleare, had just started the Jan. 4 Georgia Tech game with a Magic Johnson-esque baby hook, an athletic feat the sophomore center had rarely shown during his College Park career.
Via maryland.scout.com
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland Muscles Ramblin’ Wreck

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Shaquille Cleare hunkered down behind the table during the interview session after Maryland’s 77-61 win over Georgia Tech Saturday afternoon.
Via maryland.scout.com
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Layman key as Maryland nips Florida Atlantic 66-62

Maryland's Jake Layman scored 22 points, including a big 3-pointer in the final 35 seconds, to help the Terrapins hold off a late rally by Florida Atlantic in a 66-62 victory Saturday. Shaquille Cleare, Dez Wells and Charles Mitchell each scored 10 points for Maryland (7-4). Florida Atlantic guard Pable Bertone, who entered the game averaging 20 points, finished with 21. Marquan...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Maryland falls short in Brooklyn...again

Some quick hits on Maryland's loss to Connecticut... -There are no moral victories.  -There were some things to be encouraged about but we all need to remember that Maryland STUNK for 32 minutes of the game. -Faust is a Pee I Gee PIG.  18 shots! He made 5 of them.  Faust is sure he is a crunch time guy.  He's not.  His shot selection is horrendous. -Dez is not...
Via SCACC Hoops
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Game Notes: Maryland @ Connecticut

Maryland at Connecticut 11/8/2013 6:30:00 PM |  TV:ESPN2 | LIVE STATS Maryland Impressed by UConn No. 18 UConn Men's Basketball Ready To Open 2013-14 Season Against Maryland Maryland, Georgetown again take center stage on college basketball's opening night Barclays Center to Open 2013-14 College Basketball Season with...
Via SCACC Hoops
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Terps Ready For Tip Off

COLLEGE PARK, Md.--Maryland red shirt junior Evan Smotrycz, sophomores Jake Layman and Shaquille Cleare talk about their expectations for the season opener against Connecticut on Friday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.
Via maryland.scout.com
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Marylands rolls in exhibition over Catholic 84-39

Jake Layman made five threes and scored 23 points to lead Maryland in scoring in their exhibition win over Catholic on Sunday.  Layman started with Nick Faust and Dez Wells in the backcourt, while Evan Smotrycz (still had to look twice to spell that name right) and Shaquille Cleare started down low.  Charles Mitchell came off the bench but tallied a double-double with 10 points...
Via SCACC Hoops
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Marylands rolls in exhibition over Catholic 84-39

Jake Layman made five threes and scored 23 points to lead Maryland in scoring in their exhibition win over Catholic on Sunday.  Layman started with Nick Faust and Dez Wells in the backcourt, while Evan Smotrycz (still had to look twice to spell that name right) and Shaquille Cleare started down low.  Charles Mitchell came off the bench but tallied a double-double with 10 points...
Via SCACC Hoops
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Marylands rolls in exhibition over Catholic 84-39

Jake Layman made five threes and scored 23 points to lead Maryland in scoring in their exhibition win over Catholic on Sunday.  Layman started with Nick Faust and Dez Wells in the backcourt, while Evan Smotrycz (still had to look twice to spell that name right) and Shaquille Cleare started down low.  Charles Mitchell came off the bench but tallied a double-double with 10 points...
Via SCACC Hoops
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Maryland won't settle for less than NCAA tourney

The rebirth of the Maryland basketball program under coach Mark Turgeon has thus far produced two baby steps. When he took over for Gary Williams in 2011, Turgeon had little to work with yet still managed to win 17 games. Last year, Maryland went 25-13 and reached the semifinals of the NIT. Now it's time for the Terps to grow up and play in March with the big boys. Nothing...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Maryland 2013-14 Basketball Preview

Our ACC basketball previews continue with the Maryland Terrapins.  This may be the last preview I write about the Terps.  *Single Tear* ACC Season Previews Boston College |  Clemson |  Duke |  FSU |  Georgia Tech |  Maryland Maryland Season Preview Record...
Via SCACC Hoops
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Shaq is Back

After dealing with back issues during the off season, Maryland sophomore center Shaquille Cleare is healthy and ready to go this season.
Via maryland.scout.com
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

#57 Maryland Terrapins: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season.  We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters...
Via The Sports Bank
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Projected 2013-14 Lineup: Maryland Terrapins

Heading into 2013-14 season, the Maryland Terrapins are a young team, but with some experience. Overall, there are no seniors, instead relying on three juniors, four sophomores and two freshmen. However, with the exception of the two freshmen and one incoming transfer, all saw significant minutes last year. The biggest questions moving forward are, will the light bulb click on for...
Via SCACC Hoops
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Maryland's win over Duke has broad reach

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Maryland sure needed this win. The Terrapins needed to beat No. 2 Duke to give a healthy boost to their NCAA tournament chances. The Terps did that with a thrilling, 83-81 victory that carried numerous storylines within the game's 40 minutes. But Maryland needed this for its soul, too. This is a school, and primarily a program, that has long felt out...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Maryland's win over Duke has broad reach

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Maryland sure needed this win. The Terrapins needed to beat No. 2 Duke to give a healthy boost to their NCAA tournament chances. The Terps did that with a thrilling, 83-81 victory that carried numerous storylines within the game's 40 minutes. But Maryland needed this for its soul, too. This is a school, and primarily a program, that has long felt out...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Maryland's win over Duke has broad reach

COLLEGE PARK, MD -- Maryland sure needed this win. The Terrapins needed to beat No. 2 Duke to give a healthy boost to their NCAA Tournament chances. The Terps did that with a thrilling 83-81 victory that carried numerous storylines within the game's 40 minutes. But Maryland needed this for its soul, too. This is a school, and primarily a program, that has long felt out...
Via Fox Sports South
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Maryland's win over Duke has broad reach

COLLEGE PARK, MD -- Maryland sure needed this win. The Terrapins needed to beat No. 2 Duke to give a healthy boost to their NCAA Tournament chances. The Terps did that with a thrilling 83-81 victory that carried numerous storylines within the game's 40 minutes. But Maryland needed this for its soul, too. This is a school, and primarily a program, that has long felt out...
Via Fox Sports South
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Hog Blog: Maryland continues to impress

Besides No. 1 Duke, which team has impressed the most up to this point in the season? You can not talk about what's happening in the ACC right now without talking about Maryland. I think people thought they would be good, I don't think people thought they would be this good. They have as much firepower from different positions on the court than any team in the ACC, including...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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