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As draft combine intensifies, NBA officials think Maryland's Justin Jackson should return

As draft combine intensifies, NBA officials think Maryland's Justin Jackson should return

When the NBA draft combine's on-court portion starts Thursday in Chicago, the most interesting Maryland men's basketball player on hand will not be Melo Trimble but Justin Jackson. 

The Terps freshman forward was a surprise inclusion last month on the 67-man combine list. He has not signed with an agent, meaning he still can return to College Park next season, but the Canadian import struggled toward the end of the 2016-17 season. Questions about his position at the next level linger. His defense often was not up to snuff. 

But his long-range shooting (43.8 percent from 3-point range at Maryland) and length (7-foot-3 wingspan) make him an...

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