Tracking the Terps

Tracking the Terps News and notes on Maryland football, basketball and other sports
Out of big brother's shadow, linebacker Isaiah Davis making most of his chance at Maryland

Maryland linebacker Isaiah Davis’ redshirt freshman season a year ago could’ve been defined by one play — a long-after-the-whistle late hit on Penn State kicker Joey Julius. Instead, Davis withstood its messy aftermath to finish the season in a much better place in terms of his future with the Terps.

That’s where Davis’ big brother played a role.

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Maryland quarterback Caleb Henderson sits out practice with apparent foot injury

Redshirt junior quarterback Caleb Henderson, who transferred last year from North Carolina with hopes of winning a starting job going into the 2017 season, sat out Maryland’s practice Friday with an apparent foot injury.

At the practice, the third of four sessions opened to the media during the preseason, Henderson was seen wearing a protective boot on his right foot.

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Maryland will get early test with Purdue on tap in Big Ten opener at home

Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon knew that the 2017-18 Big Ten schedule would be more difficult long before it was released, if only because the first two games would be played in early December to compensate for the conference tournament being held the first week of March and for Fox’s TV schedule.

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Maryland men's basketball team to open Big Ten schedule at home vs. Purdue on Dec. 1

Maryland will host reigning Big Ten regular-season champion Purdue in this year’s conference opener on Dec. 1, then travel to Illinois two days later as 2017-18 league play starts nearly a month earlier than usual.

The early start to league play is to help compensate for the Big Ten playing its postseason tournament at New York’s Madison Square Garden a week ahead of the rest of the Power Five conferences.

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Terps women add another top Class of 2019 guard recruit

The Maryland women’s baketball team landed an important Iowan in 2002 when Brenda Frese, a Cedar Rapids native, was named coach. On Monday, another rising star from the Hawkeye State decided to follow her there.

Zoe Young, a Des Moines native rated by as the No.

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Justin Jackson listed as No. 15 overall pick in ESPN's first 2018 NBA mock draft

Seeing Justin Jackson’s name in the first round of ESPN’s current mock draft for 2018 wasn’t a surprise. Nor was the fact that the 6-7 forward from Canada has seemingly moved up from being mentioned toward the end of the first round to smack in the middle — as the No. 15 overall pick.

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