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He's Duke's lone 4-star recruit, so it'll be interesting to see how he does compared to MD's 4-stars?
Commented on Beyond Melo on Apr 23 2014, 7:14p
Since two jobs were open the question is why wasn't he hired for Spinelli's slot - which seems much more attuned to his curriculum vitae?
Commented on Maryland hires Cliff Warren as Director of Basketball Operations on Apr 23 2014, 7:12p
No doubt about it. Dez lacks outside shooting and would get killed trying to go inside. Layman doesn't have the strength of go inside and would be
Commented on Maryland basketball season review: Jake Layman on Apr 23 2014, 7:08p - 1 reply
Seems like this guy's background is far more suitable for Spinelli's former slot? On the other hand, it may be short-term income 'til a HC job opens up?
Commented on Maryland hires Cliff Warren as Director of Basketball Operations on Apr 23 2014, 6:58p - 1 reply
It sure makes dealing with team chemistry more difficult - on the one hand risking allegations of favoritism, on the other being overly hard on the kid to avoid
Commented on DC quarterback Nick Johns? on Apr 23 2014, 3:19p
And passed it to another Terp.
Commented on Maryland basketball season review: Jake Layman on Apr 23 2014, 3:09p
How many Asians played for teams in the NCAAT?
Commented on What happened to Hawk Paulson? on Apr 23 2014, 11:50a
Watching NBA playoff games leads me to question whether any 2013/14 Terp has an NBA future. Wells' outside shooting is problematic,
Commented on Maryland basketball season review: Jake Layman on Apr 23 2014, 11:29a - 2 replies
for He failed to meet my expectations
Voted on Apr 23 2014, 11:23a
There's a Duke recruit who's going to mimic JJ Reddick - name's Grayson Allen - he a dead-eye shooter.
Commented on Beyond Melo on Apr 22 2014, 9:57p - 2 replies
What's the difference between "almost" and "not?" I've yet to figure it out.
Commented on Maryland Minute: 4.22.14 - Kenny Johnson headed to Louisville on Apr 22 2014, 7:04p - 1 reply
Everyone thinks these new guys will shoot lights out - just like we all thought Peters would do. Thing is, in the all-star games we've yet
Commented on Beyond Melo on Apr 21 2014, 11:39p - 5 replies
for Michal Cekovsky
Voted on Apr 21 2014, 11:33p
I think we had to beat out Duke and UNC to snare this guy.
Commented on What happened to Hawk Paulson? on Apr 21 2014, 8:11p
Any of the three with legitimate pro aspirations would do well to consider SMU - two years under Larry Brown could do wonders.
Commented on Maryland Minute 4.21 -- Potential destinations for Maryland transfers on Apr 21 2014, 7:10p
My thought exactly. OR really has it all - a great team, Eugene is really neat, Autzen Stadium jumps on game days (read sell-outs), and football facilities
Commented on DC quarterback Nick Johns? on Apr 21 2014, 6:36p - 1 reply
MD will have the chance to teach PSU something about MD football on 1 Nov. before 107K fans - having tuned up v. Ohio State, Iowa and Wisconsin.
Commented on On Maryland and Penn State on Apr 21 2014, 6:31p - 1 reply
Sort of like John Lucas - whose outside shot was astonishing in that he made lots of them.
Commented on Maryland Minute 4.21 -- Potential destinations for Maryland transfers on Apr 21 2014, 6:22p
Which leads me to wonder if Locksley would do better at OR? At MD there's the risk of getting killed by the BiG schedule.
Commented on DC quarterback Nick Johns? on Apr 21 2014, 2:37p - 2 replies
Re PSU - have Terps ever played before 107K rabid fans?
Commented on On Maryland and Penn State on Apr 21 2014, 2:27p - 2 replies
for He met my expectations
Voted on Apr 21 2014, 2:23p
The three guys who've left were top MD recruits - so, where they land will be a pretty good
Commented on Maryland basketball season review: Shaquille Cleare on Apr 20 2014, 6:55p - 1 reply
for Cleare fell short of my expectations
Voted on Apr 20 2014, 11:55a
for Graham met my expectations
Voted on Apr 19 2014, 12:04p
Also, on Friday was the Jordan Brand Classic played at Barclay Center - which was on TV.
Commented on Maryland Minute 4.18.14 - Who will land Kenny Johnson? on Apr 19 2014, 10:14a
Absolutely the right move. That said, as a MD fan I'd wonder where OR stands in all this. The
Commented on DC quarterback Nick Johns? on Apr 18 2014, 11:03p - 2 replies
Your suggested five will get killed in the B1G - no inside presence.
Commented on 2014-2015 Starting 5 on Apr 18 2014, 6:47p
The last I could see on the net was he'd been dropped by some team in Spain (I think). With two years of college one
Commented on What happened to Hawk Paulson? on Apr 18 2014, 2:25p - 2 replies
My point, exactly. But NYC (and environs) sure beats State College for Maryland fans wanting to take in games.
Commented on On Maryland and Penn State on Apr 18 2014, 1:22p - 1 reply
It all depends on expectations - if the bar is low enough disappointment is less likely (an NIT invite, for instance).
Commented on 2014-2015 Starting 5 on Apr 18 2014, 10:23a
If the past is any indicator of the future, perhaps making PSU the football rival is a mistake - winning a game every 30 years will surely make fans restless.
Commented on On Maryland and Penn State on Apr 17 2014, 6:49p - 1 reply
Setting the bar low enough will guarantee meeting goals. MD fans think MD is an elite program and that's a big problem, as we've witnessed.
Commented on Maryland basketball season review: Roddy Peters on Apr 17 2014, 6:43p
for Peters fell short of my expectations
Voted on Apr 17 2014, 2:24p
for Just missed the tournament (Bubble Watch)
Voted on Apr 17 2014, 10:20a
On the assumption he has a pro future in mind, staying at MD as a reserve wasn't going to happen. The trick will be to find a respected program where
Commented on Maryland basketball season review: Nick Faust on Apr 16 2014, 1:35p
If you wanta talk about shooting form, just recall John Lucas for example. Or, Brent Barry's (Oregon State) foul shooting.
Commented on Maryland basketball season review: Nick Faust on Apr 16 2014, 12:31p - 1 reply
He should take the "sit out" year to work like hell on his game, to re-invent himself.
Commented on Maryland basketball season review: Nick Faust on Apr 16 2014, 11:41a
for Faust fell short of my expectations last season
Voted on Apr 16 2014, 11:35a
If not being a perpetual underdog makes a difference, Rutgers would be MD's natural rival. Splitting games with PSU over the next few years
Commented on On Maryland and Penn State on Apr 15 2014, 3:33p - 2 replies
So, with the record being 0-0 with every B1G school MD begins play with no rivalry games. PSU will be no different than Purdue
Commented on On Maryland and Penn State on Apr 15 2014, 10:56a - 1 reply
Fans expected Smo to give MD an impetus to be better, to make the NCAAT. That didn't happen, and his contributions have been overlooked as a result.
Commented on Maryland basketball season review: Evan Smotrycz on Apr 15 2014, 10:48a - 1 reply
for Smotrycz fell short of my expectations last season
Voted on Apr 15 2014, 10:33a
35-1-1 is hard to overlook - has to be the worst in D1 football. With an annual game when is it reasonably possible
Commented on On Maryland and Penn State on Apr 15 2014, 10:12a - 3 replies
No doubt about it - some local kids won't go to MD due to proximity no matter what. That's true with other schools as well - which works in MD's favor
Commented on The Myth of "PSU Recruiting Domination" on Apr 14 2014, 4:43p
Is the band-aid approach viable in the long run? I don't see successful major programs doing it all that often.
Commented on My, How Quickly Things Change on Apr 14 2014, 3:34p - 2 replies
The record must be in the Guiness Book of Records - for futility in D1?
Commented on The Myth of "PSU Recruiting Domination" on Apr 14 2014, 3:31p
Unless he gets it with free throw shooting, he'll not be playing at game's end. Too bad too - gathering in rebounds, getting fouled, and making FT's in the
Commented on Maryland basketball season review: Charles Mitchell on Apr 14 2014, 11:56a
You claim he's 6'8" - has he grown since season's end? Is he another David Robinson, who grew 6" after arriving at Annapolis?
Commented on Maryland basketball season review: Charles Mitchell on Apr 14 2014, 10:17a - 3 replies
for 1. Player met my expectations for the season
Voted on Apr 14 2014, 10:13a
Does PSU have a different recruiting philosophy than MD - as evidenced by 12 commits to 1 so far? And, two of the commits are 4-stars out of Montgomery
Commented on Four-star DT Adam McLean commits to Penn State on Apr 12 2014, 1:44p - 3 replies
The question of Graham getting a "ride" raises an interesting point which is rarely considered - and, that's whether some sort
Commented on Potential targets for Maryland's open scholarships on Apr 12 2014, 12:39p - 1 reply
Tuition may be $10K but the total expense is more toward $25K - so, a full ride is pretty valuable - especially in view of
Commented on Potential targets for Maryland's open scholarships on Apr 12 2014, 11:05a - 1 reply
PSU is a natural in f-ball inasmuch as MD has a history there. In b-ball, it'll take a few seasons to establish a rivalry - my guess would be MSU if I had to pick one.
Commented on What B1G teams are you guys already starting to hate? on Apr 10 2014, 6:48p
The poll will be more valid when we see what the roster looks like. I assume voters figure no more
Commented on The "Shades of Grey" Poll on Apr 10 2014, 5:17p - 1 reply
for 2
Voted on Apr 10 2014, 5:12p
For proof of what you say - look at what Buck Williams did on defense and as a rebounder, both in college and the NBA. Mitchell can
Commented on How Maryland's freshmen could make all the difference in 2014-15 on Apr 10 2014, 1:22p - 1 reply
Deck chairs on the Titanic have been re-arranged - but in the end invites to the NCAAT and NIT will be figments of the imagination.
Commented on How Maryland's freshmen could make all the difference in 2014-15 on Apr 10 2014, 12:08p - 2 replies
for We save them for next year
Voted on Apr 10 2014, 11:52a
Should Layman have pro ambitions, I wonder if MDs the best place for him?
Commented on Whose Loss Will Hurt the Most? on Apr 10 2014, 7:59a - 1 reply
for It'll actual improve the team.
Voted on Apr 10 2014, 7:56a
Why didn't he take 5,000 shots las summer (2013)? Or, perhaps he did - and it didn't help his shot.
Commented on Maryland Minute 4.9.14 - Cleare, Faust, Peters to transfer; "Think B1G" in 2014 on Apr 9 2014, 7:35p - 1 reply
As opposed to MD not being in the NCAAT at all. You can't win if you don't play.
Commented on Maryland Minute 4.9.14 - Cleare, Faust, Peters to transfer; "Think B1G" in 2014 on Apr 9 2014, 7:33p - 1 reply
If he has big upside, perhaps Butler, Gonzaga, Oregon State, or VCU will come calling?
Commented on The frustrating tale of Shaquille Cleare's Maryland career on Apr 9 2014, 7:26p - 1 reply
Maybe Shaq should transfer to the football team? As a lineman he wouldn't have to handle the ball and he certainly has the physique to be a tackle or guard.
Commented on The frustrating tale of Shaquille Cleare's Maryland career on Apr 9 2014, 1:52p
Playing a 6'5" center isn't going to hack it.
Commented on Breaking: Per reports, Nick Faust, Roddy Peters and Shaq Cleare all to transfer from Maryland on Apr 9 2014, 1:18p - 1 reply
You gotta wonder if MT will be next out-the-door? The program's in the toilet and MD can hardly afford mostly empty Comcast for many games.
Commented on Maryland Minute 4.9.14 - Cleare, Faust, Peters to transfer; "Think B1G" in 2014 on Apr 9 2014, 10:56a - 1 reply
for Yes. It's the right thing to do and Maryland can roll over the scholarship for a 2015 prospect anyway
Voted on Apr 9 2014, 10:50a
Where these guys end up will be a reflection on how good the MD program really is. It'll tell us what other coaches are thinking.
Commented on Maryland Minute 4.9.14 - Cleare, Faust, Peters to transfer; "Think B1G" in 2014 on Apr 9 2014, 9:32a
When three highly rated recruits bail at the same time, it's reasonable to conclude that something's seriously wrong. The MD program's in deep poop -
Commented on Breaking: Per reports, Nick Faust, Roddy Peters and Shaq Cleare all to transfer from Maryland on Apr 9 2014, 9:06a - 1 reply
And, to those who opine this to be a good thing, what would be your reaction if three players left Duke, UNC, or KA (for example)?
Commented on Breaking: Per reports, Nick Faust, Roddy Peters and Shaq Cleare all to transfer from Maryland on Apr 9 2014, 8:28a - 1 reply
Now that the initial departures have occured, what will happen now? To me, it looks like a team in turmoil - not a good thing.
Commented on Breaking: Per reports, Nick Faust, Roddy Peters and Shaq Cleare all to transfer from Maryland on Apr 9 2014, 8:18a - 1 reply
Mitchell at 5 isn't going to happen - face it, lack of height pushes him to 4. Shaq will stay if he's OK sitting on the bench.
Commented on So thinking about the rotation next year... Also a little prediction on Apr 8 2014, 6:54p - 1 reply
How does MD's graduation rate compare with KY's? - say, for the last 10 years?
Commented on Maryland basketball recruiting: 2014 big man Michal Cekovsky commits to Maryland on Apr 8 2014, 9:29a
for Shaquille Cleare transfers
Voted on Apr 7 2014, 5:21p
for Men's Lacrosse
Voted on Apr 5 2014, 3:16p
You've gotta go back a few years before the headline means anything.
Commented on Since we all know the ACC has been the better basketball conference on Apr 4 2014, 8:00p - 2 replies
Women's basketball is truly "small ball." No wonder the gals make so many foul shots. Wonder what the guys would do
Commented on Should Brenda Frese be viewed as an icon just like GW? on Apr 2 2014, 5:28p - 1 reply
Note that half of the rosters are committed to Duke, UNC, KY and KA - I hope the other half get significant playing time.
Commented on 2014 McDonald's All-American Game rosters: Breakdown, analysis and #TrimbleDaGawd on Apr 2 2014, 5:24p
GW going to BC is an April Fool's joke! He'd rather tee it up at CCC.
Commented on Gary Williams interested in BC...wtf?!?! on Apr 1 2014, 6:52p
Notwithstanding, no inside game. How many ppg did the inside guys average (total) - Mitchell, Cleare, Dodd, Graham?
Commented on Maryland's Athletic Power Forward Problem on Mar 26 2014, 7:40p - 1 reply
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