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A quick look at Haukur Palsson

Here is some info on Haukur Palsson, the incoming Maryland swingman from Montverde (Fla.) Academy who played in last night's Capital Classic:

Palsson had three points and four rebounds in the game and said he hopes to help Maryland on the boards next season.

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Of the three future Terps in the game, Palsson was the toughest to evaluate. High school all-star games are all about creating shots and passes. Unlike guards Terrell Stoglin and Pe-Shon Howard, the 6-foot-6 Palsson did not have the ball in his hands often. His only field goal was from close range.

I asked Palsson where he's most comfortable on the court. Inside? Outside?

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He replied that he sees himself more as a small forward than an inside banger. "I can shoot, I can take it off the dribble. I can get a rebound and put it up," he said.

Palsson's official visit was during the Duke game at Comcast Center on Senior Night.

"It was ridiculous," Palsson said of the atmosphere. 'Awesome. I was in the student section. They were like, 'Oh, there's Hawk.' I was like, 'Is the atmosphere like this every game?' They said, 'Every ACC game.' "

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