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With Diamond Stone and Robert Carter additions, Maryland ranks as top-5 frontcourt

In Thursday's Maryland Minute: The good press keeps on coming for Maryland basketball, plus some football notes.

Sammi Silber

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Maryland Basketball

Ranking the #CBTtop100 players in the country | CollegeBasketballTalk
Four Terps make the list: Melo Trimble at No. 7, Diamond Stone at No. 47, Jake Layman at No. 58 and Robert Carter at No. 94. Given that Rasheed Sulaimon appeared on the CBS Sports list a few weeks ago, it's not unreasonable to say that Maryland has five top-100-caliber players on its team this year.

Ranking College Basketball’s Top Front Courts – CollegeBasketballTalk
Maryland clocks in at No. 4.

Terps Newcomer Brantley Looking to Ease the Pressure on Trimble – Inside Maryland Sports
Jaylen Brantley gives Maryland newfound depth at point guard.

Maryland Football

Black Heart Gold Podcast 171 | Black Heart Gold Podcast
Alex joins Adam Jacobi and Patrick Vint from SB Nation's Iowa site to talk Terps-Hawkeyes.

Locksley: Why Hills is a QB Maryland 'can win games with' – CSN Mid-Atlantic
Mike Locksley says that Perry Hills is a quarterback Maryland can win with, but he has to take better care of the football. That would bode well for him and the team as a whole.

Is Maryland Football a Better Job than Miami? – Inside Maryland Sports 
While most view Miami as a better vacancy than Maryland, at least one national analyst thinks the Terps job has more potential. Recruiting base and conference prestige are some things to think about in terms of which job is more appealing as well.

Maryland defensive end Yannick Ngakoue named to Hendricks Award watch list - Testudo Times
The junior has an inside track on Maryland's all-time sacks record.

Maryland looks for an encore of last year's dominance vs. Iowa - Testudo Times
Maryland's win against Iowa last year started in the trenches. The Terps need an encore.

Other Maryland Sports

Terps Head to Ohio for B1G Match vs. Buckeyes - University of Maryland Terps Official Athletic Site
The Maryland men's soccer team travels to Columbus for a pivotal Big Ten battle with No. 23 Ohio State on Saturday at 7 p.m.