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Rasheed Sulaimon makes his Maryland basketball debut at media day

In Wednesday's Maryland Minute, one of the newest Terps meets the press.

Brian Kapur

Maryland Basketball:

Ex-Devil goes into details – Baltimore Sun

Rasheed Sulaimon describes his dismissal from Duke in stating that he had 'hit rock bottom'. He discusses among other things, how his trust for Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon factored into his decision to transfer to the Terps this offseason following his dismissal from the Blue Devils. Nice piece by Don Markus.

The best coming-to-Maryland Sulaimon story you'll hear all day | CSN Mid-Atlantic

Many years ago Sulaimon's phone number was leaked, and naturally a few UMD fans gained possession of it, at the time (2012) I can imagine the texts/calls Rasheed received from said fans were less than cordial...but now, Sulaimon claims the tone has shifted, "I kept the same number, so when they found out I was coming to the University of Maryland they all texted me back like, 'OK, I'm sorry. I'm sorry. Welcome. We love to have you,''

Terps Taking Lessons from Maryland's 2002 Title Team
This year's Maryland basketball team has the highest (if not even higher) expectations of any Maryland team since the won that won a national title in 2002.

Big Ten Power Rankings: It’s time for Jon Crispin’s preseason poll " Big Ten Network
Either Rutgers or Maryland is ranked first. I forget, so I suppose you will just have to look for yourself.

Maryland Football:

Terps 'Shake' Off Last Year's Pregame Penn State Snub
Last year, Maryland refused to shake hands with Penn State players before their football game. Many people found this move quite unsportsmanlike. This year, however, players are putting the past behind them and not dwelling on last years actions as they head into this Saturday's match up with Penn State in Baltimore.

Mack Brown Campaigns (or not) for Maryland Football Job – CBS Baltimore

Mack Brown is not on the long list of candidates to replace Randy Edsall. However,, that does not prohibit him from discussing the head football coaching vacancy at the University of Maryland,

"It's one of the most, if not the most, fertile recruiting ground in the country. And I'm old enough now, I go back to when Bobby Ross had them as good as anybody the country, so I know how good the job can be. Some people think because you're playing Michigan and Ohio State, Michigan and Penn State in your division, that it's an impossible job," Brown said. "But it also should be very exciting to recruits, to play in those environments and it also gives you a chance, with that competition, to be as good as anybody in the country."

Big Ten Football:

Week 8 Big Ten previews: Get ready for Saturday’s five games " Big Ten Network
For the Terps to have any shot at winning in Baltimore on Saturday, they have to focus on containing Nittany Lions RB Saquon Barkley.

Big Ten Player Rankings: Ezekiel Elliott stays on top – Big Ten Network
I suppose we can attribute the bye week for the lack of Terps on this list this week. Also, for the Terps to have any shot at winning in Baltimore on Saturday, they must focus on containing Nittany Lions DE Carl Nassib.

Maryland Men's Soccer:

Delaware scores in 89th minute to defeat Maryland men's soccer - The Diamondback : Sports
A late goal sparks a 2-1 Blue Hens victory over the twentieth ranked Terps.