Recruiting Report - Terps, basketball, football and college recruiting news in the Baltimore area from Matt Bracken
Terps, basketball, football and college recruiting news in the Baltimore area from Matt Bracken
Change in venue

Change in venue

After a nearly five-and-a-half-year run, Recruiting Report is heading into retirement. But that doesn't mean my writing days at The Sun are over.

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Overview of Baltimore's 2013 basketball class

Overview of Baltimore's 2013 basketball class

Nineteen players from Baltimore are true freshmen on Division I basketball rosters this fall. There's a good chance this area will produce more DI players in the 2013 class. Below the chart of last year's DI signees is a comprehensive look at which...

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InsideMDSports: Five-star Terps target Rashad Vaughn set to trim his list

InsideMDSports: Five-star Terps target Rashad Vaughn set to trim his list

Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland

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St. Frances' Dwayne Morgan had 'great visit' to Maryland over weekend

St. Frances' Dwayne Morgan had 'great visit' to Maryland over weekend

St. Frances junior Dwayne Morgan took a trip down I-95 last weekend to check out Maryland’s game against Georgia Southern.

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Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

Here are a few notes on another slow week in Terps recruiting:

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Broadneck kicker Adam Greene commits to Maryland

Broadneck kicker Adam Greene commits to Maryland

Broadneck All-Metro kicker Adam Greene, who holds the state record for most field goals in a career and kicked a 55-yard field goal last fall, has committed to play football for Maryland.

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InsideMDSports: Recruits react to Maryland's Big Ten move

InsideMDSports: Recruits react to Maryland's Big Ten move

Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site.

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Milford Mill grad Chase Cormier signs with Grambling State

Milford Mill grad Chase Cormier signs with Grambling State

Chase Cormier graduated last spring from Milford Mill with a legacy of championships and individual honors, but not a single Division I scholarship. But despite his surprising lack of college of options, the 6-foot, 170-pound point guard said he never worried about eventually landing an offer.

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Michael Phelps' return to the pool [Pictures]

Michael Phelps' return

Final matchup in the 2012 Sweet 16

Final matchup in the 2012 Sweet 16

For the second straight year, it'll be an All-DePaul matchup in the Sweet 16 finale.

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Maryland announces signings of Roddy Peters, Damonte Dodd

Maryland announces signings of Roddy Peters, Damonte Dodd

Maryland has made it official with Roddy Peters and Damonte Dodd. The Terps announced Wednesday that they received letters of intent from the two 2013 recruits.

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Aquille Carr will wait until spring to sign with Seton Hall

Aquille Carr will wait until spring to sign with Seton Hall

Nine Baltimore-area boys basketball players are committed to Division I programs, but at least one won't sign during the fall period, which begins Wednesday.

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Third round of voting for the 2012 Sweet 16

Third round of voting for the 2012 Sweet 16

Four players remain in the running for the title of Baltimore's best Division I college basketball player.

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Weekend Wrap: Shane Cockerille leads Gilman to 'A' Conference title game

Weekend Wrap: Shane Cockerille leads Gilman to 'A' Conference title game

Gilman will play Calvert Hall for the MIAA A Conference football championship Saturday thanks in large part to the play of Shane Cockerille.

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Second round of voting for the 2012 Sweet 16

Second round of voting for the 2012 Sweet 16

Just eight Baltimore-area basketball players remain after some tight voting in the first round. Here are the final tallies, followed by the second-round matchups to vote on below.

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InsideMDSports: Terps recruiting sophomore shooting guard from N.J.

InsideMDSports: Terps recruiting sophomore shooting guard from N.J.

Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site.

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Baltimore's Division I hoops players for 2012-13

Baltimore's Division I hoops players for 2012-13

There will be plenty of local Division I men's college basketball players to follow when the 2012-13 season tips off Friday. By my count, 83 players from the Baltimore area are on DI rosters this year.

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Report: Terps, CB recruit Jacquille Veii part ways

Report: Terps, CB recruit Jacquille Veii part ways

Maryland's 2013 football recruiting class lost another member last night.

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Q&A with Coppin State men's basketball coach Fang Mitchell

Q&A with Coppin State men's basketball coach Fang Mitchell

It’ll be a season of transition on North Avenue, as longtime Coppin State coach Fang Mitchell welcomes nine new players to the Eagles’ roster.

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First round of voting for the 2012 Sweet 16

First round of voting for the 2012 Sweet 16

With Terence Jones' victory over Omar Strong in the play-in game, we're ready to begin voting for the first round of the 2012 Sweet 16. I'll keep the voting open for the next 24 hours. For a refresher on any of the 16 players, click on the Sweet 16 icon in the left rail.

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Oakland Mills' Lavon Long headed to Loyola

Oakland Mills' Lavon Long headed to Loyola

Lavon Long didn’t want to stay in Maryland for college, and he told Loyola assistant coach Greg Manning as much. But despite the sincerity in Long’s desire to “expand his horizons” beyond Baltimore, the Greyhounds’ staff apparently didn’t get the message.

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Wilde Lake lineman Larose headed to Maryland

Wilde Lake lineman Larose headed to Maryland

Wilde Lake lineman Moise Larose decommitted from Rutgers on Thursday night and has committed to play for Maryland, according to Wildecats coach Mike Harrison.

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Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

After a summer with Team Takeover's 16-and-under squad, Potomac shooting guard Dion Wiley has emerged this fall as one of the East Coast's most coveted prospects.

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InsideMDSports: Terps stating their case for 4-star OT Na'Ty Rodgers

InsideMDSports: Terps stating their case for 4-star OT Na'Ty Rodgers

Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site.

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Sweet 16 play-in game: Omar Strong vs. Terence Jones

Sweet 16 play-in game: Omar Strong vs. Terence Jones

The 2012 Sweet 16 has been completed. Now it's time for the reader vote.

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The Sweet 16: Ranking Baltimore's best Division I college basketball players

The Sweet 16: Ranking Baltimore's best Division I college basketball players

For the second straight year, The Baltimore Sun has counted down the best returning Division I college basketball players from this area. Players were chosen based on previous college accomplishments and projections for the 2012-13 season. College coaches, sports information directors, writers and others were consulted in compiling this list

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Sweet 16: Cleveland Melvin, DePaul

Sweet 16: Cleveland Melvin, DePaul

Cleveland Melvin probably snuck up on more than a few teams during a 2010-11 season in which he was named Big East Rookie of the Year. But there was no element of surprise last season, when the Lake Clifton grad put up 17.5 points and 7.4 rebounds per game for the Blue Demons.

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Sweet 16: C.J. Fair, Syracuse

Sweet 16: C.J. Fair, Syracuse

C.J. Fair considers himself "a top wing player in the country." This season, the former City star will get a chance to prove it.

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Weekend Wrap: Richy Anderson dumps Maryland for Penn State

Weekend Wrap: Richy Anderson dumps Maryland for Penn State

The Maryland football program has lost its second recruit to Penn State.

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Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

Thanks to another slow week in Terps basketball recruiting, here's an abbreviated version of the roundup:

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Sweet 16: Eric Atkins, Notre Dame

Sweet 16: Eric Atkins, Notre Dame

With Notre Dame up 63-62 with 42 seconds remaining against Xavier in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Eric Atkins had the ball in his hands with designs on increasing the Irish’s tenuous lead.

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InsideMDSports: Abdul-Malik Abu a top Terps target for 2014

InsideMDSports: Abdul-Malik Abu a top Terps target for 2014

Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site.

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Sweet 16: Nick Faust, Maryland

Sweet 16: Nick Faust, Maryland

There was a foreboding sense early last season that Nick Faust might not live up to the hype.

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Randallstown guard Ahmaad Wilson commits to Central Connecticut State

Randallstown guard Ahmaad Wilson commits to Central Connecticut State

Ahmaad Wilson "didn't really know anything" about Central Connecticut State when coaches from the Northeast Conference program began recruiting him. The Randallstown senior wasn't familiar with the Blue Devils' roster or any particulars about the university.

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Matt Bracken is the deputy sports editor for digital. A graduate of the University of Michigan, he earned his master's degree in new media journalism from Northwestern University. Before joining The Sun, he worked for the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson.

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