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MM 11.11: Ashley Owusu named to Ann Meyers Drysdale Watch List

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

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament - Championship Photo by G Fiume/Maryland Terrapins/Getty Images

Maryland women’s basketball guard Ashley Owusu was named to the Ann Meyers Drysdale Award Watch List, both the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the WBCA announced Tuesday.

The list honors the nation’s top 20 shooting guards entering each season, marking a huge honor for the sophomore.

Owusu is coming off a Big Ten Freshman of the Year campaign in which she averaged 12.0 points and 5.4 assists per game. She also made the All-Big Ten Second Team and was named the Big Ten Tournament MVP for her efforts to help lead the Terps to the title.

The watch list stays at 20 until it’s narrowed down to 10 in early February. Owusu and the Terps begin their season against Davidson on November 27.

In Other News

Maryland women’s basketball starts the season ranked 12th nationally despite significant roster upheaval this offseason.

Four-star Maryland men’s basketball commit James Graham III will officially become a part of the program during college basketball’s early signing period.

Maryland took a look back at one of the greatest comebacks in college football history.

Former Terp and current Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs continues to make his mark as one of the game’s best.

Maryland football is picking up national recognition from outlets across the country.

Hakim Hart looks to continue the winning ways for Maryland men’s basketball as he enters his sophomore season.

Maryland women’s lacrosse was enjoying a beautiful fall day of practice in College Park.

Maryland men’s lacrosse is looking forward to adding new members to the Maryland tradition as National Signing Day commences.