College basketball preseason award and watch list season is in full swing. Maryland junior Kaila Charles is no stranger to these accolades, as she landed on the watch list for the Cheryl Miller Award, given to the nation’s top small forward, on Wednesday.
Another day, another watchlist.— Maryland Women’s Basketball (@umdwbb) October 24, 2018
This time - @__KC5!
Kaila Charles is one of 20 in the nation named to the Cheryl Miller Award Watch List!
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Charles was one of 20 small forwards on the watch list, and it’s just her latest preseason honor. On Monday, she was a unanimous selection to the All-Big Ten team as voted by both coaches and media.
Maryland point guard Channise Lewis was named to the watch list for the Nancy Lieberman Award earlier this week. The equivalent positional watch list on the men’s side were released last week. Maryland had two freshman appear on those lists—Aaron Wiggins for small forwards and Jalen Smith for centers, even though he’ll play power forward for the Terps—but returning players Anthony Cowan Jr. and Bruno Fernando were left off.
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The Maryland wrestling program sends its thoughts and well-wishes to Youssif Hemida and his entire family after the recent passing of his mother, Gihan Moursi, as well as his grandfather, Anwar Moursi.— Maryland Wrestling (@TerpsWrestling) October 24, 2018