A year ago, Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon and his team were unsure of what their inaugural season in the Big Ten Conference would bring. In a preseason poll, the Terps were picked to finish 10th in the 14-team league.
Five players who have shown interest in the Maryland men’s basketball team are ranked in the Class of 2016’s top 100 in the new ESPN ratings.
Eight days after the top high school basketball player in the class of 2016 made an unofficial visit to meet with men’s coach Mark Turgeon and his staff, the No. 1 point guard in the class of 2017 was in College Park Tuesday.
During a normally quiet time for college basketball and with a season of outsized expectations still three months away, the Maryland men's team has had some high-profile visitors — including the high school senior many consider the top recruit in the country.
When Maryland first opened Comcast Center for the 2002-03 season, the Terps were coming off winning their first national championship a year after making the program’s first appearance in the Final Four.
On the strength of their 2002 national championship and two straight Final Four appearances, Terps beat out Texas, Gonzaga and Butler among nation's elite.
A year ago, Maryland was considered a long shot to land Diamond Stone, then rated among the top two high school centers and top five players in the country.
Every time Cheryl McLeskey takes out her boat near her Virginia Beach home, she thinks of her late husband. It was those days they spent together on “Promises Too” that Wayne McLeskey turned his wife from a competitive swimmer into an avid — and ultimately champion — angler.