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Maryland basketball graduate transfer possibilities ahead of 2016-17 season

A long list of potential additions to Maryland's roster.

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Every year, ESPN harnesses its vast resources and puts together a helpful list of college basketball's transferring players. This year's list is out on Wednesday, courtesy of the reporters Jeff Borzello and Jeff Goodman.

Delaware guard Kory Holden, whom Borzello has linked to Maryland, is rated as the top overall transfer in the country. But Holden won't be eligible next season, because he hasn't graduated from Delaware.

Just based on past history, it's very likely Maryland will add a transfer or two before next season, and there's a pretty good chance it will add an immediately eligible grad transfer from somewhere. Just look at his past four Maryland offseasons:

2012: Dez Wells, Logan Aronhalt, Varun Ram, Evan Smotrycz
2013: Jon Graham
2014: Richaud Pack, Robert Carter Jr.
2015: Rasheed Sulaimon

Aronhalt, Pack and Sulaimon have been graduate transfers, and Maryland has added eight scholarship players via the transfer route in the last four years. So it's pretty likely Turgeon will add someone. But who? Let's go to the list:

Kale Abrahamson, 6-8, F, Jr., Drake

Pernell Adgei, 6-7, F, Fr., Loyola (CHI)

Spike Albrecht, 5-11, PG, RS Jr., Michigan

Austin Arians, 6-6, F, Jr., Milwaukee

Tavin Askew, 6-7, PF, Jr., Abilene Christian

Canyon Barry, 6-5, SG, RS Jr., Charleston

Stephen Bennett, 6-9, C, RS Jr., Robert Morris

Malcolm Bernard, 6-6, SF, Jr., Florida A&M

Elisha Boone, 6-3, G, Soph., Saint Peter's

Darrell Bowie, 6-7, SG, RS Jr., Northern Illinois -- IOWA STATE

J.J. Butler, 6-3, G, Sr., Lipscomb

Milos Cabarkapa, 6-11, C, RS Soph., Central Michigan

Sam Cassell Jr., 6-4, PG, RS Jr., Connecticut

Darion Clark, 6-7, F, RS Jr., USC

Talbott Denny, 6-6, PF, Sr., Lipscomb

Hayes Garrity, 6-1, SG, RS Jr., Utah Valley

Savon Goodman, 6-6, F, Jr., Arizona State

Derail Green, 6-7, F, RS Jr., Incarnate Word

P.J. Hardwick, 5-10, PG, Arkansas State

DeAndre Harris, 6-4, SG, Jr., North Texas

Gregory "Pierre" Hayden, 5-8, G, Jr., Hampton

Tony Hicks, 6-2, SG, Sr., Penn -- LOUISVILLE

Marvin Jones, 6-10, C, RS Jr., Kent State

Christian Kessee, 6-1, G, Jr., Coppin State

Mike LaTulip, 6-1, G, RS Jr., Illinois

Cullen Neal, 6-5, SG, Soph., New Mexico (two years remaining) -- considering Ole Miss, Texas A&M

Reggie Patterson, 6-4, G, Jr., Mississippi State

Cartree Pettis, 6-0, PG, RS Jr., Jacksonville (walk-on)

Katin Reinhardt, 6-6, G, RS Jr., USC

Atif Russell, 6-5, F, RS Jr., Pepperdine

Aaron Scales, 6-9, C, Jr., Cleveland State

Akeem Springs, 6-3, G, Jr., Milwaukee

Justus Stanback, 6-9, F, Jr., IUPUI (two years remaining)

Patrick Steeves, 6-7, SF, Jr., Harvard (two years remaining)

Tristan Thomas, 6-2, G, Jr., USC Upstate

DeVon Walker, 6-6, G, Jr., Florida

Karon Waller, 6-4, SG, Sr., Binghamton

Andre Washington, 7-0, C, Sr., Wake Forest

Tafari Whittingham, 6-8, F, Jr., South Alabama

Avery Woodson, 6-2, G, Fr., Memphis

Johnny Zuppardo, 6-8, F, Jr., Mississippi State

That's a long list of names, and it's only going to get lengthier. There are already 41 graduate transfers on the market, eligible to go somewhere and play immediately in 2016-17. Just for experimentation's sake, let's parse this down:

USC's Katin Reinhardt is an interesting idea. He's a career 38 percent three-point shooter between time at UNLV and USC, and at 6'5 and from the Pac-12, there's no reason not to think he couldn't fit somewhere defensively.

If Melo Trimble leaves for the NBA, Maryland might not need guard help, but it probably wouldn't mind it. There's a lot on this list, but in addition to Reinhardt, the power conference guards eligible immediately are Connecticut's Sam Cassell Jr.(who has history with Maryland), Memphis' Avery Woodson, Florida's DeVon Walker, Mississippi State's Reggie Patterson, Illinois' Mike LaTulip and Michigan's Spike Albrecht.

Turgeon has gone beyond the power leagues before. Ram came from Trinity, Aronhalt from Albany and Pack from North Carolina A&T. So that's just a starting point on possibilities, and more will arise in time.

Next season is a long way away. But if Turgeon wants to augment his roster with anything other than high school talent, this is much of the pool he'll have to work with. Do you see any good fits?