Maryland power forward Robert Carter Jr. was largely off the college basketball radar when the Terps began their season a little over six weeks ago.
He was the only starter not to be mentioned among the top players at his position in terms of national preseason watch lists and received just one vote for the preseason all-Big Ten Conference team.
As fourth-ranked Maryland (11-1) gets ready to begin league play Wednesday against Penn State at Xfinity Center, the 6-foot-9, 235-pound junior is bound to get a lot more attention.
On and off the court.
After game-highs of 19 points and eight rebounds in Sunday’s 87-67 home win over Marshall, Carter is averaging 13...