This year’s NBA draft is officially in the rearview mirror, with the Maryland men’s basketball team’s Kevin Huerter and Justin Jackson joining the Atlanta Hawks and the Orlando Magic, respectively.
But like a kid waiting for Christmas, it’s never too early to start looking ahead to the next batch of Terps whose professional basketball dreams might be on the clock.
The rising sophomore center withdrew from this year’s draft after NBA executives could not guarantee he would be taken in the first round. The 6-foot-10 Angolan with a 7-4 wingspan averaged 10.3 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game as a freshman. He earned Big Ten Conference Freshman of...