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Maryland Minute - 01.07.15 - Trimble a top 5 freshman?

Eyes of the nation are turning towards Maryland's star point guard.

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Okafor atop weekly and yearly Frosh Watch -
The only player mentioned in here who wasn't a consensus 5-star player? Romelo Trimble.

Damonte Dodd leads improved Terps defense into matchup at Illinois - The Diamondback : Men's Basketball
Nice piece from the Diamondback on how Dodd's defense has been key to Maryland's success this year. It's refreshing to hear a college player say something like: "I play defense...That's what I do."

Maryland basketball, off to surprising 14-1 start, is ‘fun’ again under Coach Mark Turgeon - The Washington Post
Not much new information, but if you're anything like me you can't read enough articles about Maryland's incredible turnaround after last year.

Evan Smotrycz is ‘still getting in shape,’ Coach Mark Turgeon says - The Washington Post
Senior forward still finding rhythm as Maryland enters second week of Big Ten play.

Game Preview: Illinois vs #11 Maryland - The Champaign Room
SB Nation's Illinois site previews tonight's match-up at Champaign. It's not an optimistic bunch over there.

In terms of setting college football trends, Oregon wins the day
"From Oregon's boldness in eschewing traditional uniforms (Maryland has become Under Armour's East Coast imitation, while even traditionalists like Notre Dame are now more experimental) to its cutting-edge football operations building complete with a barber shop (Texas A&M liked the idea so much it put one in their new facility), dozens of other programs have tried to co-opt at least one element of the Ducks' style if not replicate it completely."