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MM 6.17: Maryland men’s basketball transfer guard Ian Martinez undergoes successful surgery

This is the Maryland Minute, a short story followed by a roundup of Terps-related news.

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Maryland men’s basketball brought in four transfers this offseason but one of them won’t be back on the court with the Terps for a bit.The team announced that sophomore guard Ian Martinez who transferred from Utah underwent successful surgery on a torn meniscus in his knee.

According to the team, Martinez suffered a tear during a recent summer workout. Recovery time is expected to be between 2-3 months.

A four-star recruit coming out of high school, his lone college season with the Utes showed some promise. Martinez appeared in 25 games and almost averaged 10 points in the final six games of the regular season.

In what ended up being Utah’s final game of the 20-21 season, Martinez scored a career-high 18 points against USC in the Pac-12 tournament.

In other news

Maryland field hockey’s Brooke Deberdine and Riley Donnelly were named All Americans by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Tuesday.

Maryland basketball will face off against former Terp Ricky Lindo and the rest of the George Washington squad in November as a part of its nonconference slate.

Maryland Athletics continues to celebrate Pride month by tweeting about former men’s soccer player Robbie Rogers’ story.

Maryland baseball outfielder Randy Bednar had a stellar four years in College Park.

Maryland baseball’s Benjamin Cowles and Ryan Ramsey earned spots on the American Baseball Coaches Association All-East Region Team.

Maryland women’s basketball shared guard Diamond Miller’s sophomore year highlights.