How Maryland basketball turned the program around

Maryland basketball has the most complete roster in the country?? The Terrapins are poised to make a Final Four run?? These statements seem foreign to a Terrapin fan base that has suffered through many years of mediocrity. Last time I checked Mark Turgeon, not John Calipari, was the coach of Maryland. But the comparison between the two coaches doesn’t seem as ludacris entering...
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Rasheed Sulaimon transferring to Maryland

Dismissed Duke guard Rasheed Sulaimon will resurface at one of the Blue Devils’ former rivals, according to reports. After visiting Maryland on Friday, Sulaimon has reportedly committed to play for Mark Turgeon’s Terrapins in 2015-16. BREAKING: Duke transfer Rasheed Suliamon has committed to Maryland and is immediately eligible, source told @CBSSports. Story coming. — Jon...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rasheed Sulaimon visited Maryland

  Twitter/@dukebasketball Last week, a report emerged stating that Maryland would be a player in the recruitment of Duke transfer Rasheed Sulaimon. Now, there seems to be more smoke to that fire, as The Washington Post is reporting Sulaimon unofficially visited Maryland last night.  The report, from Maryland beat writer Roman Stubbs, makes it clear Sulaimon is a legitimate...
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May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Maryland Basketball Is Giving Out Ring Pops To Celebrate The Signing Of 5-Star Diamond Stone

Things are looking up for Maryland basketball. After a successful first Big Ten season, the Terps will have star guard Melo Trimble and forward Jake Layman back for 2015, and have also signed five-star center Diamond Stone. Stone is officially a Terrapin today, and Maryland released a brief video to celebrate. It’s Official! @Diamond_Stone33 has signed with the Terps! #SetInStone...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

What if NCAA hoops players could be traded, part 1

After MSU took that twenty-point bludgeoning from Duke, I was tossing and turning about the future of the Michigan State Spartans. I was thinking if only we could have this player for next year, we’d be unstoppable. But thanks to medieval rules of the NCAA, players can’t bet traded and it takes a year for players to be eligible to play at another school if they decide to transfer...
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jake Layman Returning to Maryland For Senior Season

It’s official, Terps fans. According to Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon, forward Jake Layman will return for his senior season. As a junior, Layman averaged 12.5 points and a team-best 5.9 rebounds per game. In doing so, he helped Maryland reach its first NCAA tournament under Mark Turgeon and its first big dance berth since 2010, when Hall of Famer Gary Williams was head coach...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN Analyst Says Maryland ‘Can Win the National Title’ Next Year

As Maryland is forced to watch this year’s Final Four after bowing out of the NCAA Tournament in the Round of 32 with a loss to West Virginia, they have their sights set on participating in next year’s Final Four in Houston. Leading scorer Melo Trimble is returning for his sophomore season, and the team will add transfer post player Robert Carter, Jr. and top-10 recruit Diamond...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Melo Trimble will return to Maryland for sophomore season

Star freshman Melo Trimble will return to Maryland for his sophomore season, the program announced Wednesday. AP Photo/Tony Dejak Trimble, who averaged 16.2 points and 3.0 assists for the Terrapins and earned first team All-Big Ten honors, was projected to be a second-round pick if he declared for the NBA Draft, although there was a chance he could sneak into the first round...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Melo Trimble Returning to Maryland Was ‘Best’ Decision

View image | In the era of one-and-done players, Maryland freshman guard Melo Trimble made a decision that will benefit him long-term with his NBA aspirations by returning to school for his sophomore season. Head coach Mark Turgeon made the announcement Wednesday. Trimble had a sensational freshman season, earning him second team All-Big Ten honors. He led the...
Via KCM Sports
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Maryland gets big-time commitment from center Diamond Stone

For the second straight year, Maryland and coach Mark Turgeon have scored one of the nation’s best incoming freshmen in its recruiting class. AP Photo 6-foot-10 center Diamond Stone tweeted Friday that he has committed to the Terrapins, and he will make an immediate impact in a thin frontcourt next season. Stone is the Class of 2015’s No. 1 center according to ESPN and Rivals...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Diamond Stone To Maryland

Diamond Stone, arguably the top college basketball recruit in the nation will be taking his talents to College Park. The 5-star center making the announcement via twitter on Friday night. If there was any doubt that Melo Trimble would return next season, the idea of having two McDonald’s All-American’s join the Terrapins next season may end any doubt. Georgia Tech transfer Robert...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Melo Trimble Plans To Return To Maryland For 2015-16

Maryland’s Round of 32 ouster from the NCAA Tournament has to be disappointing for Terrapin fans, but they may be getting some good news in the next few days. According to 247Sports’ Jeff Ermann, a source inside the program says that star freshman point guard Melo Trimble plans to return to school next year: Source: Maryland freshman Melo Trimble planning return to #Terps for...
Via College Spun
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Terps' Trimble suffered concussion vs West Virginia

Maryland’s men’s basketball program announced Monday evening that star freshman guard Melo Trimble suffered a concussion against West Virginia.  The Terrapins’ guard hit his head twice during his team’s NCAA Tournament third round loss to the Mountaineers in Columbus; first on this legal-but-clearly-illegal moving screen and, later, when teammate Damonte Dodd accidentally...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia Eliminates Maryland

West Virginia used strong rebounding and a full court press to eliminate Maryland 69-59 in third round play of NCAA March Madness on Sunday night. The Mountaineers converted on 16 second chance points and forced 23 Terrapin turnovers with their defensive pressure. Maryland (28-7) struggled on the boards as well, especially on the defensive end, allowing 14 Mountaineer offensive rebounds...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Maryland vs. West Virginia – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Twitter/@terps_bb_fanly Maryland and West Virginia, the four and five seeds in the Midwest Region, both survived very strong upset bids from Valparaiso and Buffalo, and advance to the Round of 32 for the chance to play Kentucky or Cincinnati…well, probably Kentucky. The two schools, who share a bit of a football rivalry, feature star guards who have had numerous big moments this...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Maryland Terp Terrell Stoglin Involved in On-Court Brawl in Lebanese Basketball League

View image | A month ago former Maryland Terrapins’ guard Terrell Stoglin made headlines scoring 74 points in a double-overtime loss in the Lebanese Basketball League. Now the former ACC scoring champion is making headlines for a totally different situation. Stoglin was involved in a fight with Ali Mahmoud, sparking an all-out brawl between the two opposing...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Senior Day Success @ MD

The Maryland Terrapins finish B1G conference play unbeaten (9-0) at home, following a 66-56 win over Michigan on Saturday afternoon @ the XFINITY Center. Just a great group of guys who always put the team first. Head Coach Mark Turgeon’s sentiments about his seven seniors, echoed by the sellout crowd of 18,000 in College Park. Nice moment: @TerrapinHoops seniors get a curtain...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michigan Freshman Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman Dunks All Over Maryland’s Jake Layman

For Michigan to beat Maryland Saturday they were going to have to play one of the their best games of the season. The Terrapins are having a solid season and are going to be tough to beat when March Madness starts. Michigan did its best to hang with Maryland, but in the end were not able to take them down losing the game, 66-56.However, while the rest of the team is celebrating Maryland...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Michigan Freshman Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman Dunks All Over Maryland’s Jake Layman

Despite being pretty heavy underdogs on the road at No. 14 Maryland, the 14-13 Michigan Wolverines are hanging in today’s game. Michigan cut the Terrapins’ lead to just four early in the second half with this monster dunk from freshman guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, who victimized Maryland forward Jake Layman on the play. Layman stepped up to defend against Abdur-Rahkman...
Via College Spun
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

#5 Badgers Next For Terps

It wasn’t easy, but the Maryland Terrapins posted their seventh straight B1G home win on Thursday night, a 69-65 win over the Nebraska Cornhuskers. This is nice! @TerrapinHoops freshman Melo Trimble finds Jake Layman for the two-handed flush. #IntelGoesB1G — Maryland on BTN (@BTN_Maryland) February 20, 2015 Now 16-1 this season at the XFINITY Center...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Terps Win Thriller,15-1 @ Home

Maryland withstood a torrid finish and two potential buzzer beaters, for a 68-66 win over Indiana @ the XFINITY Center on Wednesday night. With the Hoosiers trailing by two, Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell had a wide open look for the win, then a follow up to force OT, but he was off the mark on both, giving the Terrapins a hard fought B1G Ten win. Ferrell had kept IU in the game all night...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

MBB Pregame Glance: Ohio State vs. Maryland

This Thursday, Ohio State (16-5, 5-3) hosts #13 Maryland (18-3, 6-2) in a Conference positioning game. Maryland sits in 2nd place, while Ohio State is in 4th place, one game back. This is the first meeting between the schools since Maryland joined the Big Ten. Stats compliments of Maryland Terrapins: EAST LANSING, MI – DECEMBER 30: Dez Wells #44 of the Maryland Terrapins...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

#1 in the Big Ten: Trimble Leads Maryland Over Michigan State

Melo Trimble Had 24 Points Against Michigan St./baltimoresun.comby Ryan Chell@RyanChell87Maryland’s freshman sensation Melo Trimble has been an integral part of #14 Maryland’s turnaround this season, and while Terp fans have been able to reap the benefits of his early contributions, in front of a national audience Saturday at the XFinity Center, the Melo Trimble bandwagon may...
Via College Hoops Digest
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

10 Reasons To Be Excited About The Top 10 Terps

Hello there. While we’ve been away, Maryland basketball shockingly ascended to No. 9 in the Coaches Poll. We’re surprised and delighted by this, so here to explain why are Mr. Irrelevant Maryland sports correspondents JP Finlay, Brad Parker and Andy Peden. 1. Melo! Ah yes, freshman sensation Melo Trimble. We’ll let Grantland take this one: “He’s the best player on the...
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January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Maryland Basketball: The Terps are primed for Big Ten play

The long-range buckets were dropping (5-6) for the freshman guard, Melo Trimble, as the 12th ranked Maryland Basketball team (12-1) took care of business in College Park against Oakland (4-10). In addition to Trimble’s 17 points, the Terps enjoyed the return of the senior, Dez Wells, who put up 10 points and was part of exciting, momentum-shifting plays, including a fast break...
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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