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Obinna Ekezie
Walk-ons fill their role and Maryland's roster
Walk-ons fill their role and Maryland's roster

They are an eclectic group, more typical of college students who find themselves living in the same dormitory than basketball players who wind up on the same Division I team. As they hung out together during Maryland's Media Day earlier this month at Comcast Center, the five walk-ons seemed to be as attached at the heart as they did at the hip. Given the makeup of this year's team and their sheer number — the biggest group of non-scholarship players first-year coach Mark Turgeon has ever had in 15 seasons as a college coach — the walk-ons attracted more attention collectively than Terrell Stoglin, the team's only returning starter, and nearly as much...