MARYLAND TERRAPINS NEWS

Terps' Evan Smotrycz out 4-6 weeks after breaking bone in left foot

Maryland senior Evan Smotrycz is expected to miss four to six weeks after breaking a bone in his left foot in practice Friday, the Terps said Sunday. The fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone is considered less serious of a break in the same foot suffered last season by former Terps point guard Seth Allen, who missed two months and said after he transferred last spring that he came...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

JUCO point guard Jaylen Brantley commits to Maryland

The Maryland Terrapins have reportedly gain their first commitment for their 2015 recruiting class in Odessa (Tex.) Junior College point guard Jaylen Brantley. Juco point guard Jaylen Brantley has committed to Maryland, per a source. — Roman Stubbs (@romanstubbs) October 20, 2014 Brantley’s commitment comes after an official visit over the weekend at Maryland. Brantley, who...
Via KCM Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

What are the Terrapins options with Evan Smotrycz out with a fractured left foot

An already shorthanded Maryland Terrapins team may have been dealt a blow to start the 2014-15 season, as senior Evan Smotrycz will be out four to six weeks with a fractured fifth metatarsal in his left foot the announced on Sunday evening. He will undergo surgery this week. Smotrycz was expected to start at power forward for Maryland, but with the expected recovery timetable he...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Super B1G Maryland Madness

The first Maryland Madness as a member of the Big Ten was held Friday night at the XFINITY Center. It was the first chance for fans to get a glimpse of the 2014-15 Maryland men’s and women’s basketball teams, as well as the brand new state-of-the-art video board in the XFINITY Center. Both teams also unveiling their new Under Armour uniforms. Big 10 basketball media day was also...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Maryland basketball showcase new uniforms

Maryland unveiled their new Under Armour uniforms for the upcoming season during their Maryland Madness on Friday. .@TerrapinHoops just introduced to the #SuperB1G Show, they're sporting their fresh new @UnderArmour unis as well! pic.twitter.com/FLOYZyX6Kl — Maryland Athletics (@umterps) October 18, 2014 Check out your 2014-15 @umdwbb team and their new @UnderArmour uniforms...
Via KCM Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Turgeon pencils in Damonte Dodd as Maryland's starting center, for now

With the season starting a month from Tuesday, there’s still plenty of time for Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon to settle on a starting lineup. Not that Turgeon hasn’t been thinking about who will take the court at Xfinity Center for the opening tip against Wagner on Nov. 14. At a breakfast with boosters in Baltimore on Monday, Turgeon made one interesting pronouncement...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Turgeon: Damonte Dodd would be our starting center, if season started tonight

Last season Dez Wells and Jake Layman led the Maryland Terrapins with 0.8 blocks per game. That stat alone shows the Terps lack of inside presence on defense a season ago. Head coach Mark Turgeon hopes to change that despite losing Charles Mitchell and Shaquille Cleare this summer to transfers. His answer may lie in 6-foot-11 sophomore Damonte Dodd. During a breakfast with boosters...
Via KCM Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Basketball Preview: #9 Maryland Terrapins

Welcome to the league, Maryland.  Sorry all your players are leaving.  Ok not all, and there's still talent here, but five of the team's eight top scorers transferred out - not graduated, but transferred which is pretty weird.  They still retained scorers #1, #3, and #4 and bring in a nice recruiting class so they won't be at the bottom of the conference, but I don...
Via Down with Goldy
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Maryland reveals new 3-D locker room

Maryland revealed a new locker room for their men’s basketball program that includes a 3-D image of each player on each individual locker. The video shows the time lapse of the locker room being built, and includes players’ reactions to seeing the beautiful area for the first time. Another note, the background on the images move as the door is opened. The lockers also feature...
Via KCM Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Maryland to add impressive new videoboard to XFINITY Center

Maryland’s renamed XFINITY Center will get a new addition in a new videoboard. Everyone loves a good before and after! #NewEra #NewBoards #GoTerps pic.twitter.com/fBv7mKZQ7T — Maryland Athletics (@umterps) August 28, 2014 The XFINITY Center has a new addition, and all we have to say is… It’s #B1G! pic.twitter.com/DyncCFx6rM — Maryland Athletics (@umterps) August 28, 2014...
Via KCM Sports
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Hoyas coach John Thompson III downplays reports of UVA, Maryland matchups

Earlier this week a report by ESPN stated that Georgetown head coach John Thompson III had discussed the possibility of the Hoyas playing Virginia in the 2015 BB&T Classic and Maryland during the Big East/Big Ten Conference. In an interview with CSNWashington.com, Thompson downplayed the report first addressing Virginia. “We’re in the BB&T this year. All other years...
Via KCM Sports
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Top basketball recruit loses scholarship over Twix, Reese's

Trayvon Reed just lost 80k in scholarship money after stealing some junk food Trayvon Reed, a top 100 basketball recruit, will be looking for a new college after stealing some junk food at 7-Eleven. Reed was expected to help lead the Maryland men’s basketball team back to the NCAA Tournament, but now will be looking for a new college and possibly jail time. The 7-foot-1 big man...
Via Sports-Kings
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Freshman center Trayvon Reed will not enroll at Maryland

Photo cred: csnbaltimore.com The University of Maryland’s athletic department has announced that freshman Trayvon Reed will not enroll at Maryland following his arrest this week. On Wednesday, Reed was arrested on four charges; including theft on less than 100 dollars, two counts of second degree assault, and resisting or interfering with an arrest. In a statement released by...
Via DC Sports-Kings
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Four-star freshman Trayvon Reed will not be enrolling at Maryland following arrest

Maryland has announced that four-star freshman center Trayvon Reed will not be enrolling at the school after failing to meet school standards. “Trayvon failed to meet the standards that are required by the University of Maryland athletics department.” Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon said in the press release. According to Baltimore Sun report, Reed was arrested on Wednesday...
Via KCM Sports
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Maryland Dez Wells unveils new jersey number

Dez Wells showing off his new number going into the 2014-15 season! #MBBPhotoshoot #GoTerps pic.twitter.com/Wfy3bq7F33 — Maryland Athletics (@umterps) July 29, 2014 Behind the scenes of the @TerrapinHoops photo shoot..first look at the #B1G brand on our MBB jerseys! #GoTerps pic.twitter.com/Dbs5HHLnoc — Nick Lofaro (@NickLofaroUMD) July 29, 2014 In June, Wells announced his...
Via KCM Sports
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland's Comcast Center officially renamed Xfinity Center

Maryland announced that the Comcast Center has officially been renamed Xfinity Center. The arena formally known as Comcast Center… #TerpNation welcome to the @XFINITY Center! #GoTerps pic.twitter.com/Q8ph1wRyKN — Maryland Athletics (@umterps) July 28, 2014 Xfinity is a brand of Comcast, established in 2010 for it’s Triple Play services (cable, internet, and phone). While...
Via KCM Sports
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Terps forward Jake Layman to miss 4-6 weeks after fracturing bone in left hand

Maryland basketball junior forward Jake Layman will miss four to six weeks with a fractured bone in his left hand, the athletic department announced Thursday afternoon. The injury to Layman’s non-shooting hand occurred during a pickup game during the first week of July and will not require surgery. Layman is expected to make a full recovery and be ready when the team resumes practice...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Dez Wells to switch jersey number to honor late friend

Maryland senior swingman Dez Wells plans to change his jersey number to honor a late friend. Dez Wells is changing his jersey # for senior year at Maryland from 32 to 44 to honor memory of a friend who was killed in car accident. — Don Markus (@sportsprof56) June 20, 2014 Detrique Baker was one [...]
Via KCM Sports
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland Freshman center Trayvon Reed to miss 8-12 weeks with fractured ankle

Maryland freshman center Trayvon Reed to miss 8-12 weeks with a fractured ankle, the school announced on Tuesday. Reed sustained the injury in April while in high school. The injury was further evaluated by Maryland in a pre-participation physical and the fracture was discovered. The 7-foot-1 Snellville, Ga. native will be held out of action [...]
Via KCM Sports
June 10, 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...
Via College Spun
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

What is going on with the Terps?

Senior guard Dez Wells said it best on Instagram (2014-2015 Maryland Basketball team photo) and this was before two more key players left the program. Five scholarship players have left College Park with eligibility remaining in the last two months alone, nine since Coach Mark Turgeon took over from retiring Hall of Fame coach Gary Williams in 2011. Turgeon announced the signing...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Maryland transfer Roddy Peters headed to USF

Maryland guard Roddy Peters has committed to play for head coach Orlando Antigua at South Florida, Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com is reporting. Peters was part of an initial wave of three players who transferred out of the Maryland program following the 2013-14 season. He joined Shaquille Cleare, Nick Faust, and later Seth Allen as the four total who defected from the program. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Turgeon takes full blame for wave of Maryland transfers

Maryland fans can critique Mark Turgeon for plenty, but not for shying from criticism or sidestepping blame. The Terrapins took a blow to their assembly next season when the news came down on Friday: Starting point guard Seth Allen was transferring. Allen was set to be a cog for a team that had NCAA Tournament hopes for 2015. He averaged 13.4 points (second-most on the team) and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
Via College Spun
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Seth Allen transferring from Maryland

After constant rumors the past few days, Maryland sophomore Seth Allen has officially come to a decision: he's leaving the Terrapins. "I had a great two years there," Allen told ESPN.com. "And I'm thankful for the opportunity, but I also feel as though it's time for me to move on." Allen has not received his release yet, according to the report....
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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