A year ago, a lot was made about Maryland’s turnaround season being as much the subtraction of the five players who transferred out the previous spring as it was the addition of freshman point guard Melo Trimble and other role players.
It appears that the change of scenery has also worked out for at least three of the five former Terps.
Forward Charles Mitchell, who had a decent junior year on a terrible Georgia Tech team last season, has put up eight straight double-doubles for the much-improved Yellow Jackets (6-2).
Included in that stretch was an 18-point, 18-rebound performance Nov. 26 in a win over Arkansas. Mitchell leads the ACC and is tied for fourth in the...