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Freshman trio gives Terps promise heading into new season

Freshman trio gives Terps promise heading into new season

Even before he first got to see them practice with the team last month, Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon could sense there was something special about three members of his freshman class.

Point guard Anthony Cowan Jr., wing Kevin Huerter and forward Justin Jackson stood out when the Terps recruited them or watched tape of their games.

Now, as the Terps open the 2016-17 season Friday against American at Xfinity Center, the three freshmen who headline a five-man class that's ranked top 10 nationally are expected to become a major part of Turgeon's regular...

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