Mark Turgeon 'Leaning Towards' Maryland Basketball Coaching Job, According To Report

Texas A&M Aggies basketball coach Mark Turgeon is reportedly very interested in replacing Gary Williams as Maryland Terrapins coach, according to FOX Sports' Jeff Goodman. Goodman also reports Turgeon will likely decide Monday whether he'll leave College Station for College Park or not.

Maryland has been "making a run" at the former Kansas Jayhawks point guard since at least Monday morning, according to reports.

Turgeon has coached Texas A&M since 2007, leading the Aggies to a 97-40 record including four straight NCAA Tournament appearances and three March Madness wins. He came from Wichita State, where he'd achieved a 2006 Sweet Sixteen and held a 128-90 record after seven seasons. He's also coached at Jacksonville State and held assistant positions with the Philadelphia 76ers, Oregon Ducks and his alma mater.

For more on the Maryland coaching search in the wake of Gary Williams' retirement, visit Testudo Times and SB Nation DC.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.