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Updates on Seth Allen, Jon Graham and Other Notes

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Mark Turgeon and a few Maryland players talked ahead of their scrimmage on Sunday against Catholic and gave us updates on Seth Allen, Jon Graham and Dez Wells' point guard role.

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With Maryland's first game of the season coming up on Sunday, when the Terps will take on Catholic in an exhibition game at the Comcast Center, Mark Turgeon and a few Maryland players spoke after practice today.

Here are some of the highlights.

First, an update on Seth Allen:

Based on that information, Seth would return to action on either January 12th at Florida State or January 15th vs. Notre Dame.

After Seth went down, Dez Wells, who Mark Turgeon has praised repeatedly for his leadership, did this:

So that is the start of how Dez eventually became the starting point guard. And if he's getting advice about being a point guard, I'm glad he's getting it from this guy:

Mark Turgeon again confirmed that Dez would be running the point on Sunday against Catholic but didn't really commit to anything beyond that:

In other news, Jake "Sunshine" Layman, who is from Massachusetts, decided to grow a playoff beard for the Red Sox. Here is a photo of it, presented without comment:

Also of note was that Maryland has made contact with the NCAA but no decision has been reached about the waiver request of Penn State transfer Jonathan Graham. Additionally, there was no update on Maryland assistant coach Dalonte Hill.