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DJ Durkin met with Maryland players and shared scouting reports from his Michigan days

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D.J. Durkin shows Terps players his Michigan scouting reports. This and more in today's edition of the Maryland Minute.

Alex Kirshner

Maryland Football

D.J. Durkin challenges Maryland Terrapins players in first meetings - Big Ten Blog- ESPN
When new Maryland head coach D.J. Durkin started meeting with his players, he showed them the scouting reports he had on them while at Michigan. "I think some of them were probably kind of shocked. They looked at me a little crazy," Durkin said. "But that’s OK. That won’t be the last time they look at me like I’m crazy."

Maryland Basketball

Maryland coach Mark Turgeon thinks timing of Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan retirement intentional - Baltimore Sun
Wisconsin basketball coach Bo Ryan's sudden retirement did not surprise Maryland coach Mark Turgeon. He believes Ryan's retirement may have had something to do with Wisconsin Basketball's assistant coach Greg Gard "I might be totally misreading this, but I really like what Bo did because I think what Bo did, he’s like, ‘OK, I want my assistant to get the job and this gives Greg a chance to coach the team,'" Turgeon said Wednesday.

Mark Turgeon Visits Emerging Wing from Virginia
Early last month, Chris Orlina told IMS that Mark Turgeon was planning to visit his high school in December to take another look at him. Orlina has visited College Park several times and doesn't have any major offers. Despite that, he still is a major target for Maryland.

Maryland Announces 12th Season of Under the Shell - University of Maryland Terps Official Athletic Site
Head coach Brenda Frese and the Maryland women's basketball team announced the 12th season of the program's all-access television show, "Under the Shell", Wednesday. The season premiere will air Sunday, Dec. 20 on Comcast SportsNet at 11 a.m. ET.

Other Maryland Sports

Elliott Earns AVCA All-America Honors - University of Maryland Terps Official Athletic Site
Coming off an impressive season in Big Ten play, outside hitter Adreené Elliott finishes her career as a member of the Maryland volleyball program earning American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-America Honorable Mention honors, the association announced Wednesday.