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Forward Justin Jackson pulls name out of NBA draft, is staying at Maryland

Forward Justin Jackson pulls name out of NBA draft, is staying at Maryland

A year ago, Justin Jackson was a relative unknown to most Maryland fans when he announced his commitment to play for the Terps. The 6-foot-7 forward was also something of an afterthought since his announcement came several hours after star guard Melo Trimble told Mark Turgeon that he was returning for his junior year and pulling his name from the NBA draft.

On Wednesday, the quiet Canadian was clearly the headliner when it came to news out of College Park.

Despite recent speculation that he might forgo the remaining three seasons of his college career to turn pro, Jackson gave Turgeon the same good news that Trimble did last year. After Jackson met with his family in Toronto...

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