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Terrapins Insider: May, 2013

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 05/31/2013

Terps basketball target Jared Nickens transforms game, recruiting stock

Once a catch-and-shoot player at a basketball power, Nickens has become a top 2014 target for Coach Mark Turgeon and Maryland.

By Alex Prewitt  |  03:47 PM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Men's basketball

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 05/31/2013

St. John's cornerback Omar Truitt hearing recruiting pitches from teammate, Terps

Quarterback commit Will Ulmer has been selling his teammate on Maryland.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:02 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 05/31/2013

Turgeon expects improvements from Maryland's young frontcourt entering summer

With Alex Len and James Padgett gone, this could be a big summer for rising sophomores Shaquille Cleare and Charles Mitchell.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:19 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Men's basketball

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Marcus Leak leaves Maryland for personal reasons, intends to return next January

Citing personal reasons, Leak announced his departure, but said he intends to return next January.

By Alex Prewitt  |  05:04 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 05/30/2013

Mark Turgeon 'really comfortable' with Maryland's point guard situation

With Antonio Barton off the table, it's the Seth Allen and Roddy Peters show this summer.

By Alex Prewitt  |  08:01 AM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Men's basketball

Posted at 11:01 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Maryland basketball schedules Morgan State, unlikely to play Baltimore game in foreseeable future

Mark Turgeon announced the matchup, which will be part of the Paradise Jam field but take place at Comcast Center.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:01 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Men's basketball

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Maryland women's basketball receives ACC opponents

Maryland won't host Duke, North Carolina or North Carolina State for the first time since 1981-82.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:30 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 05/29/2013

Maryland recruiting roundup: Basketball targets shine in Minneapolis

Updating on several Maryland basketball targets, including Potomac guard Dion Wiley.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:46 AM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Men's basketball

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 05/26/2013

Antonio Barton, former Memphis point guard, commits to Tennessee

The 6-foot-2 Baltimore native spurned the Terps and will remain in the Volunteer State.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:47 PM ET, 05/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Men's basketball

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 05/24/2013

Maryland football game times set for Florida International, Old Dominion

Terps get afternoon games to start the season.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:26 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 07:26 PM ET, 05/23/2013

No ruling in ACC's motion for dismissal of Maryland lawsuit

Prince George's County judge says he'll issue his decision soon.

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:26 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Athletics

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 05/22/2013

Maryland women's lacrosse prepares for Final Four

Plus a look at the Terps' track and field team as it readies for the NCAA East Regional.

By Matt Bonesteel  |  01:41 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 05/22/2013

Here's Alex Len pressing buttons on a giant board

The former Maryland center is keeping active despite injury.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:26 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Len

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Alex Len's post-lottery NBA mock draft roundup

Pundits see Len as sure-fire lottery pick despite injury.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:27 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Len

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Former Memphis guard Antonio Barton to announce transfer decision Sunday

The Terps, Texas A

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:11 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Men's basketball

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Offseason news wrap: Football recruiting, NBA draft and links

Terps' targets in Rivals top 100.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:46 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Athletics

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Documents from the upcoming ACC-Maryland dismissal hearing

A look at the arguments being made by both sides.

By Alex Prewitt  |  03:41 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Athletics

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Measuring up Maryland's football assistants salaries in the Big Ten

Terps assistants land in the middle of the B1G pack, in terms of salaries.

By Alex Prewitt  |  03:01 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Maryland center fielder Charlie White, pitcher Jimmy Reed named second-team all-ACC

Terps miss out on ACC tournament

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:07 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 05/17/2013

Maryland baseball releases intense promo video

#AreYouReady?

By Alex Prewitt  |  04:02 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 05/17/2013

ACC's motion to dismiss Maryland lawsuit scheduled for hearing next week

Conference says Maryland's arguments are unconstitutional.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:18 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Athletics

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 05/17/2013

Despite injury, Alex Len confident at NBA draft combine

Injured former Maryland center seems to have gained some confidence.

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:34 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Len

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Maryland women's basketball to face Ohio State

Maryland, which has never lost in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, will host a future conference rival on Dec. 5.

By Gene Wang  |  02:01 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's basketball

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 05/16/2013

No workouts, but plenty of interviews for Alex Len at NBA draft combine

The former Maryland center won't work out this week in Chicago because of his injury, but he's still in town for interviews.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:53 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Len

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Maryland receives inaugural Big Ten football schedule, opens at Indiana

Ohio State will be marquee home opponent in 2014.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:22 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Maryland center Alicia DeVaughn invited to U.S. trials

DeVaughn was stabilizing presence for injury-ravaged Terps last season.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:44 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's basketball

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Maryland baseball honoring former athletes before final regular season series

Terps finish against Boston College.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:54 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Maryland women's lacrosse preparing for NCAA tournament quarterfinals

The top-seeded Terps will face Duke on Saturday in College Park.

By Matt Bonesteel  |  10:47 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Athletics

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 05/13/2013

Maryland Football recruiting: CB Troy Vincent Jr. pushes back decision

The Gilman junior and son of a former NFL star is linked to Maryland and a number of other programs.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:21 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Football recruiting

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Maryland news wrap: Terps host Antonio Barton for weekend visit

Memphis transfer would help Maryland's back court, but other schools are in the running for his services.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:19 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lacrosse, Men's basketball

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 05/12/2013

Stefon Diggs pitches One-Hour Terrapin Energy

Attention NCAA: This isn't real. It's a parody.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:57 AM ET, 05/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Stefon Diggs

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 05/11/2013

A.J. Francis pens farewell guest column for Maryland's student newspaper

"The message is simple," writes the player who got signed and engaged in one hour last week, "Live your life to the fullest."

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:31 PM ET, 05/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 05/11/2013

A.J. Metz lands with Maryland basketball as a preferred walk-on after a detour

The 6-foot-7 forward attracted interest from Nebraska and Hawaii, among others, until a freak accident derailed his recruitment. Eventually, Maryland came calling.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:10 AM ET, 05/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Men's basketball

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 05/10/2013

Maryland announces 2013 Coaches Caravan schedule

Terps coaches are coming to a yacht near you.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:34 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Athletics

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 05/10/2013

Former Terps TE Matt Furstenburg soaking in NFL experience with Baltimore Ravens

After going undrafted, Furstenburg says he's in a good spot with the Super Bowl champions.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:42 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 05/10/2013

Johnathan Thomas makes quick work of recruiting process, chooses Maryland

Running back prospect has long been known for his speed.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:48 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Football recruiting

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 05/09/2013

Massachusetts RB Johnathan Thomas commits to Maryland

Thomas is seen as a four- or three-star recruit, depending on who's doing the grading.

By Alex Prewitt  |  03:12 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Football recruiting

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 05/09/2013

Kenneth Tate reports to Eagles rookie minicamp on tryout

Former Maryland safety-linebacker was hampered by injuries.

By Alex Prewitt  |  03:08 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Maryland men's, women's lacrosse teams prepare for NCAA tournament

Both teams will play simultaneously on Sunday afternoon in College Park.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:46 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lacrosse

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Offseason news wrap: Tre Campbell commits, Pe'Shon Howard looks at USC

Campbell chooses Georgetown over Maryland.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:57 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Men's basketball

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Maryland student Taylor Smyth advances to championship of ESPN trivia show

Smyth, who works for the Maryland sports information department, will compete in the championship in Bristol, Conn. at ESPN headquarters.

By Alex Prewitt  |  08:43 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Athletics

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 05/08/2013

Terps basketball to take foreign tour to Bahamas, host Tulsa next season

Two more scheduling notes for Maryland basketball, which will travel to Shaquille Cleare's home country this summer.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:38 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Men's basketball

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 05/08/2013

Maryland travels to Ohio State in 2013 ACC/Big Ten Challenge

In a conference matchup preview, the Terps travel to the loaded Buckeyes.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:15 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Men's basketball

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 05/08/2013

Dispatches from last night's Terp Awards

There were awards and comedy sketches and well-dressed athletes.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:26 AM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Athletics

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 05/07/2013

Antonio Barton scheduled to visit College Park this weekend

Former Memphis guard Antonio Barton is expected on campus Friday or Saturday.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:21 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Men's basketball

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 05/03/2013

Alex Len undergoes surgery, will miss pre-NBA draft workouts

Len will be out four to six months and miss pre-draft workouts after surgery on partial stress fracture in left ankle.

By Alex Prewitt  |  03:42 PM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Len, Men's basketball, NBA Draft

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 05/03/2013

Terps football players, Randy Edsall participating in Saturday's Best Buddies walk

Center Evan Mulrooney chats about his long friendship with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:53 PM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Weekly sports roundup: Terps track shines at Penn Relays

A quick roundup of Maryland's non-revenue sports.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:33 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Athletics

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Offseason news wrap: Vertrail Vaughns picks North Texas

Plus links, recruiting news and a proposal video gone viral.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:17 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  offseason news wrap

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 05/01/2013

Terps DT prospect Antoine White brings perspective, pizza to recruitment process

Meet Antoine White, the pizza-making, quarterback-tackling Maryland recruit from New Jersey.

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:25 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Kevin Dorsey talks NFL draft, Green Bay Packers and cheese

Dorsey joined WNST radio in Baltimore to chat about his seventh-round selection last weekend.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:38 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, NFL Draft

 

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