Maryland Rumors & News

  • Juan Dixon is no longer an assistant to Maryland Coach Mark Turgeon

    Washington Post "Juan Dixon is no longer a special assistant to Maryland Coach Mark Turgeon, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. Dixon, a Baltimore native who led Maryland to its only national championship in 2002, met with Turgeon on Tuesday. Dixon, 37, had a served as a special assistant..." July 07

  • Maryland lands 6-foot-9 forward from Canary Islands

    College Basketball Talk "Less than a week after landing a commitment from one of the top available forwards in the Class of 2016 in combo Justin Jackson, Maryland added another piece to that class Tuesday afternoon. 6-foot-9 forward Joshua Tomaic, who attends the Canarias Basketball Academy (CBA) on the Canary Islands,..." June 01

  • Four-star forward Justin Jackson commits to Maryland basketball

    Washington Post "In the wake of Wednesday night’s news that point guard Melo Trimble is returning for his junior season, Maryland added another crucial piece to its roster Thursday, picking up an oral commitment from former UNLV pledge Justin Jackson. Jackson, a four-star prospect who is considered one of the..." May 26

  • Maryland's Melo Trimble returning to school

    College Spun "Melo Trimble is coming back to school for his junior season. It was announced Wednesday night that the Maryland star point guard is taking his name out of the NBA Draft and returning for the 2016-17 season. Trimble had declared for the 2016 NBA Draft but didn’t hire an agent, meaning he..." May 26

  • Maryland's Trimble leaning toward staying in NBA draft

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "After participating in the NBA Draft Combine this past week and with workouts for five NBA teams still to go, Maryland guard Melo Trimble is still "leaning towards" forgoing his final two years of college eligibility and remaining in the draft, he told CSN's Chris Miller in Chicago. "I can't..." May 16

  • Maryland’s Melo Trimble says he’s ‘50-50’ on staying in NBA draft

    Washington Post "Maryland sophomore Melo Trimble said Friday at the NBA draft combine that he is still “50-50″ on whether to stay in the NBA draft or return for his junior season, adding that he won’t make his decision until May 25. “I don’t know yet. It’s 50-50 right now. I’m just going through the process..." May 14

  • Maryland's Trimble, Stone to declare for NBA draft

    The Score "Diamond Stone is gone, and Melo Trimble has one foot out the door. Maryland announced Monday that both Trimble and Stone will declare for the 2016 NBA Draft. Trimble, the Terrapins' star guard, will not sign with an agent, while Stone will hire representation and turn pro. Trimble, a..." April 13

  • Maryland’s Robert Carter Jr. will declare for NBA draft, plans to sign with an agent

    Washington Post "Maryland forward Robert Carter Jr. will forgo his final season of eligibility and declare for the NBA draft, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. Carter is expected to sign with an agent, thus ending his short career in College Park. Carter, a Thomasville, Ga., native who..." April 07

  • Diamond Stone’s father denies report that Maryland freshman center is entering NBA draft

    Washington Post "The father of Maryland freshman center Diamond Stone refuted a report Monday night that his son will declare for the NBA draft but retain the possibility to return to school by not hiring an agent. The report, from’s Chris Haynes, cites NBA sources. CBS Sports national college..." April 05

  • Ellis, Kansas overpower Maryland in South semis

    The Sports Xchange "LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kansas forward Perry Ellis seems intent on ending his college career with the loudest of bangs. Ellis set a personal NCAA Tournament career high Thursday night with a game-high 27 points, helping the top-seeded Jayhawks pull away from fifth-seeded Maryland in the second..." March 25

  • Terps confident heading into Sweet 16 matchup vs. Kansas: 'We look at ourselves as the top team in the country'

    Baltimore Sun "With four losses in six games, many questioned whether the Terps would reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. Given the way Mark Turgeon's team has played against some of its tougher opponents this season, the fifth-seeded Terps believe they have a decent chance to beat top-seeded Kansas in..." March 24

  • Maryland dances past Hawaii, into Sweet 16

    The Sports Xchange "SPOKANE, Wash. -- Melo Trimble doesn't consider himself the celebrating type ... or the dancing type. That changed Sunday night in Maryland's 73-60 win over Hawaii in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament, punching the Terrapins' first ticket to the Sweet 16 since 2003. Battling with..." March 20

  • Maryland holds off South Dakota State

    The Sports Xchange "SPOKANE, Wash. -- For 36 minutes it looked like fifth-seeded Maryland was ready to make quick work of 12th-seeded South Dakota State. And then, with their 18-point lead was trimmed to five with a little more than a minute left, sophomore point guard and leading scorer Melo Trimble fouled..." March 18

  • Maryland just too powerful for Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- With three losses in its final five regular-season games, No. 18 Maryland entered the Big Ten tournament with something to prove. It took only 40 minutes and 97 points on Friday night in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals for the No. 3 seed Terrapins to make believers of..." March 12

  • Michigan State does it with defense

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- There is a primary reason why second-ranked Michigan State will enter the NCAA tournament as one of a handful of teams that have championship components. The No. 2 seed Spartans struggled all afternoon offensively but limited No. 18 and third-seeded Maryland to one field goal..." March 12

  • Big Ten champ Indiana pulls away from Maryland

    The Sports Xchange "BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Yogi Ferrell stood at the microphone in Indiana's Senior Day Festivities and pointed at the Big Ten championship trophy that was on the floor in front of him. "This is the reason I came back this season," the Hoosiers senior point guard said. "I wanted my legacy to be..." March 06

  • Layman leads No. 14 Maryland past Illinois

    The Sports Xchange "COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Maryland forward Jake Layman went out in style on Thursday night. And the senior from suburban Boston is ending his college career on a hot stretch as well. Layman made 7 of 11 shots from the field and had 18 points with seven rebounds and three assists as No. 14..." March 03

  • No. 20 Purdue slips past No. 10 Maryland

    The Sports Xchange "WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- With one of college basketball's best front lines, No. 20 Purdue has been seeking perimeter balance to complement the scoring of 7-footers A.J. Hammons and Isaac Haas and 6-9 Caleb Swanigan. The Boilermakers got it at the perfect time on Saturday, when sophomore..." February 27