Five-star point guard Trevon Duval announced his top five in a tweet Tuesday night, and Maryland, which was heavily interested in Duval, is out of the mix.
Instead, his list includes Duke, Kansas, Arizona, Baylor and Seton Hall.
Duval is the No. 5 player in the Class of 2017 and the No. 1 point guard, per the 247Sports Composite. The Delaware native is playing his senior season at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.
Maryland had real interest in Duval, but it seemed like that waned in recent weeks. The Terps have had success on the recruiting trail recently, though, securing both commitments and signatures from four-star center Bruno Fernando and guard Darryl Morsell.
Those two actually fill up the Terps’ scholarship chart, as Maryland only has two seniors on its current roster. Should someone declare for the NBA Draft (read: Melo Trimble), then another spot would open up, but it’ll be a long while before Mark Turgeon can actually land another prospect.
In other news
Maryland beat Georgetown in an absolutely bonkers basketball game.
Freshmen Kevin Huerter, Justin Jackson and Anthony Cowan all played huge roles for the Terps in the comeback win.
Stefon Diggs had 13 catches for the second straight week. He’s the first player ever to do that. Here’s how all the ex-Terps in the NFL performed this weekend.
The NCAA released its Graduation Success Rate metric on Tuesday, and Maryland athletics earned a mark of 85 percent, a tick above the national average of 84 percent. Football came in at 78 percent, a program high, while five sports—field hockey, women’s golf, gymnastics, tennis and volleyball—earned perfect scores. Here’s the sport-by-sport breakdown.
Here’s some video from Maryland’s press conference after last night’s game against Georgetown, from our friends at CSNMA: