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Maryland recruiting roundup: Melo Trimble, Dion Wiley and Jared Nickens to play in Kentucky Derby Classic

Visitors for the spring game, a new basketball offer and more.

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Maryland commits Melo Trimble, Jared Nickens and Dion Wiley will be playing in the Kentucky Derby Classic Friday night -- all on the Green Team. The game will be live-streamed on and will start at 7 p.m.

Maryland offered three-star Virginia point guard Justin Robinson. He's listed at 6'1" and 170 pounds.

Four-star shooting guard Franklin Howard committed to Syracuse.

Four-star point guard Allonzo Trier picked up an offer from Wake Forest.


Denzel Conyers committed to the Terps, as a member of the 2014 recruiting class. He's a big JuCo cornerback who should contribute immediately in the secondary.

Kobe Marfo, Justin Skule, Jamie Gordinier and Blake Camper all visited College Park.

New Jersey athlete De'Ron Maxwell received a visit from the Terps.

Maryland offered 2015 Georgia defensive end Larry Jefferson, 2015 Pennsylvania offensive tackle Tony Pilato, five-star 2016 wide receiver Courtney Lark and 2016 Bishop McNamara defensive end Betiku Oluwole.

Four-star defensive lineman (and the top player in the state of Maryland) Adam McLean committed to Penn State.

The following targets visited Penn State (along with McLean): Quarvez Boulware, Nick Johns, Ayron Monroe, Aaron Crawford, Eric Assoua, Grant Newsome, Tony Pilato and Scott Washington.

Matthew Burrell, Justin Skule and Jake Pickard visited Virginia.

Three-star outside linebacker Chad Smith committed to Clemson.

Three-star running back Tristian Houston committed to Texas.

Three-star inside linebacker D'Vonta Hinton committed to Texas Tech.

Offensive tackle Ryan Bischoff committed to Virginia.

Four-star quarterback Kai Locksley picked up an offer from Oregon.

Three-star quarterback David Sills picked up an offer from Mississippi State.

Three-star wide receiver Trevion Armstrong took a visit to James Madison.

Texas cornerback Will Lockett picked up an offer from Oregon State.

2015 Big Board (Basketball):

Point guards:

  1. Allonzo Trier, four stars, Montrose Christian (Md.)
  2. Justin Robinson, three stars, St. James (Va.)
  3. Malik Ellison, unrated, Life Center Academy (Pa.)

Shooting guards:

  1. Donovan Mitchell, four stars, Brewster Academy (N.H.)
  2. Chris Clarke, three stars, Cape Henry (Va.)

Small forwards:

  1. Marcus Sheffield, four stars, Chattahoochee (Ga.)
  2. Jordan Murphy, three stars, William J. Brennan (Texas)
  3. Mamdou Ndiaye, unrated, Oakland Mills (Md.)

Power forwards

  1. Carlton Bragg, five stars, Villa Angela-St. Joseph (Ohio)
  2. Horace Spencer, four stars, Henderson (Nev.)
  3. Alex Owens, four stars, Oak Ridge (Fla.)
  4. Josh Sharma, four stars, Northfield Mount Hernon (Mass.)
  5. Esa Ahmad, four stars, Shaker Heights (Ohio)
  6. Sylvester Ogbonda, unrated, National Christian Academy (Md.)
  7. John Collins, unrated, Cardinal Newman (Fla.)


  1. Georgios Papagiannis, four stars, Westtown (Pa.)

2015 Big Board (Football):


  1. Kai Locksley, four stars, Gilman (Md.)
  2. Nick Johns, three stars, Gonzaga (D.C.)
  3. David Sills, three stars, Eastern Christian (Md.)
  4. Brandon Battle, three stars, North Point (Md.)
  5. Ryan Adzima, unrated, Wallington (N.J.)

Running backs:

  1. Deshawn McClease, three stars, Oscar Smith (Va.)
  2. Levante Bellamy, three stars, Brebeuf Jesuit (Ind.)
  3. Jonathan Forrest, three stars, New Rochelle (N.Y.)
  4. Deltron Sands, three stars, St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.)
  5. Olamide Zaccheaus, three stars, St. Joseph's (Pa.)
  6. Raekwon Gray, unrated, Urbana (Md.)

Wide receivers:

  1. Jalen Christian, four stars, Damascus (Md.)
  2. Trevion Armstrong, three stars, Matoaca (Va.)
  3. Jabari Greenwood, three stars, Gonzaga (D.C.)
  4. Felton Davis III, three stars, Highland Springs (Va.)
  5. Scott Washington, three stars, St. John's (D.C.)
  6. JF Thomas, three stars, South Oak Cliff (Texas)
  7. Devin Phelps, unrated, St. Frances Academy (Md.)
  8. Darryl Turner, unrated, DeMatha (Md.)
  9. Elisha Sewell, unrated, Middletown (Del.)
  10. Freddie Simmons, unrated, Bethlehem Catholic (Penn.)

Tight ends:

  1. Tyler Green, four stars, DeMatha (Md.)
  2. Trevor Brown, unrated, Wise (Md.)
  3. DeAndre Kelly, unrated, DeMatha (Md.)
  4. Damonte Scott-Terrell, unrated, Wise (Md.)

Offensive tackles:

  1. Matthew Burrell, four stars, C.D. Hylton (Va.)
  2. Isaiah Prince, four stars, Eleanor Roosevelt (Md.)
  3. Grant Newsome, four stars, Lawrenceville School (Va.)
  4. Brandon Knight, three stars, Noblesville (Ind.)
  5. Blake Camper, unrated, Frank W. Cox (Va.)
  6. Will McClain, unrated, Middletown (Md.)

Offensive guards:

  1. E.J. Donahue, four stars, Linganore (Md.) -- committed 10/26/13
  2. Quarvez Boulware, four stars, Friendship Academy (D.C.)
  3. Ellis McKennie, three stars, McDonogh (Md.)
  4. Tommy Hatton, three stars, St. Joseph Regional (N.J.)
  5. Travis Kendle, unrated, Williamsport (Md.)
  6. Shamar Hardin, unrated, Eastern Christian (Md.)

Defensive ends:

  1. Jamie Gordinier, three stars, Red Bank Catholic (N.J.)
  2. Larry Jefferson, three stars, Bannker (Ga.)
  3. Eric Assoua, three stars, St. John's (D.C.)
  4. Jake Pickard, three stars, Millburn (N.J.)
  5. Mbi Tanyi, unrated, Bush (Texas)
  6. Austrian Robinson, unrated, Trinity-Pawling (N.Y.)

Defensive tackles:

  1. Christian Wilkins, four stars, Suffield Academy (Ct.)
  2. Chance Hall, three stars, Northside (Va.)
  3. Aaron Crawford, three stars, Stone Bridge (Va.)
  4. Deonte Reynolds, three stars, Contra Costa College (Calif.)
  5. Anthony Fotu, three stars, Laney College (Calif.)
  6. Ulric Jones, unrated, Butler CC (Kan.)
  7. Clay Kemp, unrated, St. John Vianney Regional (N.J.)
  8. Neville Gallimore, unrated, Canada Prep Football Academy (Ont.)
  9. Wesley Annan, unrated, Lake Forest Academy (Ill.)
  10. Knikeem Lewis, unrated, St. Joseph (N.J.)
  11. Tristan Nevotne, unrated, Hinsdale Central (Ill.)
  12. David Ryslik, unrated, Peddie School (N.J.)
  13. Jay Gilchrist, unrated, Wise (Md.)
  14. Julius Combes, unrated, DeMatha (Md.)
  15. Antoine McCray, unrated, Forestville (Md).

Outside linebackers:

  1. Joe Giles-Harris, three stars, St. Joseph Regional (N.J.)
  2. Kareem McDonald, two stars, Wilson (D.C.)
  3. Drew Yarborough, unrated, Thomas Johnson (Md.)
  4. Anthony Malaguti, unrated, Don Bosco Prep (N.J.)
  5. R.J. Edwards, unrated, St. Joseph Regional (N.J.)

Inside linebackers:

  1. Wyatt Cook, three stars, McDonogh School (Md.)
  2. Gus Little, three stars, Massaponax (Va.)


  1. Kareem Gibson, four stars, Greater Johnstown (Pa.)
  2. Ashton White, three stars, Bishop McNamara (Md.)
  3. Kareem Ali, three stars, Timber Creek (N.J.)
  4. Dionte Austin, three stars, Calvert Hall College (Md.)
  5. Micah Abernathy, three stars, Greater Atlanta Christian (Ga.)
  6. Darnell Savage, three stars, Caravel Academy (Del.)
  7. Roger Richardson, unrated, Good Counsel (Md.)
  8. Micah Keels, unrated, Calvert Hall College (Md.)
  9. Kobe Marfo, unrated, Hayfield (Va.)
  10. Will Lockett, unrated, Manvel (Texas)
  11. JaTwan Jones, unrated, Meade Senior (Md.)
  12. John Robinson, unrated, Dwight Morrow (N.J.)


  1. Jay Stocker, three stars, Coatesville Area (Pa.)
  2. Myles Hartsfield, three stars, Sayreville War Memorial (N.J.)
  3. Ayron Monroe, three stars, St. John's College (D.C.)
  4. AJ Turner, three stars, Centreville (Va.)
  5. Jameel Cook, three stars, Ridge Point (Texas)


  1. Dontae Strickland, three stars, South Brunswick (N.J.)