A year ago, there were questions about whether Melo Trimble would return for his sophomore season at Maryland.
A year ago, there was doubt about whether Diamond Stone would even pick the Terps over home-state Wisconsin and Connecticut.
A year ago, there was a quiet confidence that Robert Carter Jr. would become a more dominant inside player at Maryland than he was his first two years at Georgia Tech.
There are still questions about all three players after Thursday's season-ending 79-63 loss to top-seed Kansas here in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament South Regional.
But there is one clear truth: Though all...