Artscape 2017 music schedule

Xavier Musketeers

Maryland men look to next year and the experience their freshmen gained as starters

Maryland men look to next year and the experience their freshmen gained as starters

A year ago, the Maryland men's basketball team seemed to be starting over after a 27-9 season that ended with a loss to top-seed Kansas in the program's first trip to the Sweet 16 since 2003.

At the time, there was the possibility that all five starters — seniors Jake Layman and Rasheed Sulaimon, redshirt junior Robert Carter Jr., sophomore Melo Trimble and freshman Diamond Stone — would leave to start their professional careers.

Of the three players with remaining eligibility, only Trimble returned.

Now, as coach Mark Turgeon and the Terps contemplate the end of a 24-9 season that wrapped up with a 76-65 loss to...

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