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Maryland Minute 4.28: Cliff Warren will be 'extremely helpful'

Recruiting updates, news from around the conference and more.

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Warren Will Be "Extremely Helpful"
More on the hire, from a former assistant of Warren's: "What a lot of outsiders don’t realize is how much stuff the head coach has to deal with on a day to day basis which is not just basketball and recruiting – its so much more," Quinn explained. "I think having another head coach – former head coach – on staff is extremely helpful. Helping Coach Turgeon deal with some of the outside stuff that’s not just basketball and recruiting. It will allow Coach Turgeon to do more in regards to those things."

Elite 11 quarterback recruit competition: Washington D.C. live updates -
Bud Elliott gives his observations on local quarterbacks in the comments. Most notably: Kai Locksley gets compared to E.J. Manuel.

Terrapin athletes answer dying man’s wish with visit to his Boonsboro home - Herald Mail Media: Local News
When Scott Bloyer was asked by his hospice nurse if he had a wish that he would like to be granted, he perked up and said he would like to take a trip to meet the University of Maryland men’s basketball team. They obliged.

Where does the college athlete union movement go from here? -
Our colleague Kevin Trahan takes a look at what the next steps are for the player union movement.

Michigan's Mitch McGary declares for NBA draft in wake of marijuana suspension -
The former Terp target got a year-long suspension for ONE positive test. The NCAA is changing that rule to six months starting in August, but NCAA testing only occurs during the NCAA Tournament.

The NCAA's absurd drug rules in context -
If Michigan administered his test instead of the NBA, Mitch McGary would have no suspension. Instead, he was suspended for a year.

Incoming Maryland basketball recruits square off Saturday at Capital Classic -
Don Markus talked with Trayvon Reed ahead of the Capital Classic, and it's an interesting watch.

Frank Kaminsky returning to Wisconsin for senior season - Bucky's 5th Quarter
After giving second thought to entering the NBA Draft, Frank Kaminsky will be back in Madison for his final season.

Virginia leading receiver TE Jake McGee to transfer -
McGee torched Maryland last season.