The Good Counsel wide receiver's pledge also vaulted the Terps' 2012 group up the national recruiting team rankings, giving the Terps a consensus Top 40 class.
Rivals.com had rated Maryland's class No. 49 in the country before Signing Day. With Diggs on board, the Terps are now listed at No. 35. 247Sports.com had UM pegged at No. 42 two weeks ago. Now the Terps check in at No. 35 on its 2012 team rankings. Scout.com, meanwhile, also lists Maryland as having the No. 35 class nationally, up from No. 44 on Signing Day.
* The Sentinel and Enterprise of Fitchburg, Mass., listed Connecticut, Georgia Tech, Maryland, Virginia Tech, Washington "and several other suitors" in the mix for Sam Cassell Jr.
"It's great to get the looks that I'm getting, but I'm just going out and playing," Cassell said. "We don't care who gets the spotlight. We're playing hard and getting wins. It feels good to be winning."