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Maryland basketball recruiting: Terps offer '16 SF Lamar Stevens

The wing from Pennsylvania picked up his eighth offer Monday.

Courtesy of Rivals

Maryland extended a scholarship offer to Lamar Stevens, a small forward from Haverford School in Jenkintown, Pa., on Monday. The 6'6'' wing is currently listed as the 132nd best player in the country, 25th best small forward and seventh best player from the state of Pennsylvania per 247Sports.com. He's ranked more generously on ESPN.com as the best player from the class of 2016 hailing from Pennsylvania and the 15th best small forward in the nation.

Stevens has drawn a lot of interest from high Division 1 teams, receiving offers from big-name programs like Villanova, Indiana and Xavier thus far. The Big Ten is in high pursuit to land Stevens, as Indiana, Penn State and Maryland have all extended offers, while Rutgers has also expressed interest.

Stevens averaged 18.4 points per game last season playing for the all-boys private college preparatory school. There have been rumors that Stevens will transfer to Roman Catholic High School in downtown Philadelphia to finish up his high school career. Roman Catholic is one of the best basketball programs in the country and is the number one ranked team in Pennsylvania and top 25 nationally. If he were to transfer from Haverford (17-11 last season) to Roman Catholic (31-2 last season), he would be sure to get more looks and notice from scouts.

Here is a highlight video of Stevens, which showcases his ability to attack the rim from the wing, break defenders down off the dribble, protect the rim, and handle the ball.