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Maryland's Huerter sees first-round stock rise while Fernando, Jackson barely mentioned in mock drafts

Maryland's Huerter sees first-round stock rise while Fernando, Jackson barely mentioned in mock drafts

At the Big Ten’s media day in October in New York, Maryland sophomore Kevin Huerter didn’t seem to mind being left off the preseason all-conference team or not being mentioned much on NBA mock draft lists for 2018, as fellow sophomore teammate Justin Jackson and others were.

“I plan on being at Maryland for four years and not much has changed that,” Huerter said at the time.

Much has changed, particularly in the week since Huerter’s breakout performance at the NBA draft combine in Chicago.

According to sources familiar with the process, several NBA teams have the 6-foot-7 Huerter on their first-round radar. Huerter has worked out for at...

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