While most of its recent success on the recruiting trail has centered on a potential bumper crop in the class of 2016, Maryland appears to have landed a potential impact transfer. Virginia Tech defensive end Melvin Keihn (Gilman) announced on Twitter he is joining the Terps.
Keihn appeared in all 13 games last fall primarily on special teams for the Hokies and finished with two tackles on the season....Read more
When he was back in the area last week for his annual summer camp in Montgomery County, former Maryland point guard Steve Blake stopped at his alma mater to play in a pickup game with the current team.
Blake was impressed, particularly with fellow point guard Melo Trimble.
Having watched the Terps on television a few times last season, Blake was familiar with what Trimble had done as a freshman. Blake...Read more
Joe Connelly describes ESPN's "The Basketball Tournament" as "AAU on steroids."
Connelly, who grew up in Baltimore and has coached on all levels, including the NBA, has led his City of Gods team to the semifinals of the tournament on Saturday.
From the frenetic pace of the games to the "posturing" between opposing teams as they walk past each other at the hotel, this second-year, single-elimination...Read more
The Big Ten Conference released a list of 11 players to watch in the upcoming football season Thursday. A select media panel voted for five players in the East and West division with the West garnering six players because of a tie.
Maryland didn’t have a single player on the list despite having two players named to the preseason All-Big Ten first team. Defensive back Will Likely and kicker Brad Craddock...Read more
Mark Turgeon's first paying job as a 14-year-old in Topeka, Kan., was working at Baskin-Robbins.
Long before he became known as "Turgeon the Surgeon" dishing out assists for Larry Brown at Kansas, he was scooping out sundaes.
"I think I was making $1.65 an hour," Turgeon recalled Monday. "I was so little that I would get a lot of tips. I could barely reach the counter."
Turgeon still has something...Read more
ESPN college basketball analyst Fran Fraschilla has spent a lot of time in the past month observing Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, first when they were together at Stephen Curry’s summer camp in California and now at the Pan American Games in Canada.
Fraschilla, a former college coach at Manhattan, St. John’s and New Mexico, said that both experiences will help Trimble make the transition from...Read more