ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 08: Head coach Mark Turgeon of the Maryland Terrapins reacts as he coaches against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons during their first round game of 2012 ACC Men's Basketball Conferene Tournament at Philips Arena on March 8, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Slow time of the year for the news, so the MM will continue to be a little sporadic over the coming weeks. We finally have enough stories to put together a post though, so enjoy.
InsideMDSports: Devon Hall's visit to Maryland was 'a home run' - baltimoresun.com
This is definitely good news. Sounds like he's really into Maryland, which is important this early in the game.
Parasiliti: Terps' Edsall breaks mold - baltimoresun.com
Interesting piece by Bob Parasiliti on Edsall. Worth a read.
Young Terps team presents challenge for Mark Turgeon - Baltimore Sun
Nice piece on Turgeon's work to get his young team ready for the start of his 2nd season in College Park.
Gazette.Net: Takoma Park native returns to dedicate basketball court
Steve Francis celebrated the dedication of a basketball court that was renovated in his home town of Takoma Park using funds from his foundation. Cool story.
Maryland Transfer Pankey Picks Manhattan | ZagsBlog.com
Apparently he's trying to get a hardship waiver so he could play immediately. I think the MAAC would be a great conference for him to play in. I really think he has talent but it's hard coming back from essentially not playing for two consecutive seasons, especially when one of those is your senior year of high school. Best of luck to Ashton and the Pankey leg.
Terrell Stoglin works out for New Orleans Hornets - Baltimore Sun
Stoglin had a workout with the Hornets. I would be surprised if he gets picked in the 2nd round, but stranger things have happened.
NCAA Football 13: Player Ratings Leaking, Reported Team Ratings Confusing - From Our Editors - SBNation.com
Apparently the NCAA Football 2013 game's team rankings have been leaked. Maryland checks in with an 85 ranking (83 offense, 87 on defense). Sounds about right. It was actually higher than I expected, especially for a team coming off a 2-10 season who lost their QB and half their offensive line to transfers...