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Terrapins Insider: January 31, 2010 - February 6, 2010

Gary Williams: Tomorrow's game to go on as scheduled

Just a few moments ago, Maryland Coach Gary Williams spoke with reporters on a teleconference call in advance of tomorrow afternoon's game against North Carolina. Despite all the snow that has and will hit the area this weekend, Williams said...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 6, 2010; 12:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
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A coach's view on the Tar Heels

In an effort to ease the task of replacing four established Division I stars -- three of which were drafted in the first round of the 2009 NBA draft -- North Carolina Coach Roy Williams has had to shorten and...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 6, 2010; 11:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Scouting North Carolina

Remember that star-studded North Carolina squad that all but coasted to a national title last season? Yeah, these aren't those same Tar Heels. Not even close. North Carolina (13-9) is off to a 2-5 start in ACC play in large...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 6, 2010; 9:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Terrapins find offensive groove in second half against Seminoles

For Maryland, the first half of Thursday night's game against Florida State was merely a continuation of the struggles the Terrapins incurred Sunday in a nine-point loss at Clemson. They couldn't shoot (38.7 percent), they couldn't control the ball (seven...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 5, 2010; 2:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Jordan Williams builds on successful freshman campaign

In the last four games, Maryland freshman forward Jordan Williams has averaged 11 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. In that time, he has gone up agaist the likes of North Carolina State's Tracy Smith, Miami's Dwayne Collins, Clemson's Trevor...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 5, 2010; 2:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Greivis Vasquez ignores jeers, allows performance to do talking

A fan sitting in the front row of the Florida State student section Thursday night held up a cardboard sign that read, "Deport Vasquez," which was ironic because on the railing on which the fan was leaning he had hung...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 5, 2010; 2:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Maryland prevails at Florida State with 71-67 victory

The wins over Boston College, N.C. State and Miami were nice and all, but Maryland's four-point victory Thursday at Florida State would seem to be one worth savoring. The Terrapins started out slowly on offense and they struggled to slow...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 5, 2010; 12:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
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Maryland football schedule released

Maryland has just released its 2010 football schedule. Sept. 6 Navy (M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore) Sept. 11 Morgan State Sept. 18 at West Virginia Sept. 25 Florida International Oct. 2 Duke Oct. 16 at Clemson Oct. 23 at Boston...

By Matt Bonesteel  |  February 4, 2010; 2:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
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Terrence Ross likely headed to Arizona prep school

Terrence Ross, a highly sought-after high school basketball recruit in the Class of 2010 who withdrew from Montrose Christian on Tuesday, likely will enroll next week at Westwind Academy Charter High in Phoenix. When asked Thursday whether Ross had enrolled...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 4, 2010; 2:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Despite snowstorm, Maryland games still on

The Maryland women's basketball game against Georgia Tech on Friday night, and the Terrapins men's game against North Carolina on Sunday, are still scheduled to be played, according to school officials and the Maryland Web site. Updates on the situation...

By Matt Bonesteel  |  February 4, 2010; 2:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Three things to watch: Rebounding, Hayes, shooting percentages

A little less than seven hours remain until tip-off for tonight's Maryland-Florida State match-up. The Terrapins are looking to regain some momentum after Sunday's loss at Clemson, while the Seminoles are looking to build off their recent win over Boston...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 4, 2010; 2:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Gary Williams: 9 p.m. start times rough on all parties involved

Don't worry, there's merely a little less than nine hours to go before tonight's tip-off between Maryland and Florida State. That sound a little ridiculous? Well, you're not alone in that thought. Tonight marks the first of four occassions this...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 4, 2010; 12:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Gary Williams: James Padgett needs to see more playing time

On Sunday, for the second time this season, freshman forward James Padgett did not play in a game because of a coach's decision. On Wednesday, for at least the second time this season, Coach Gary Williams expressed regret for not...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 4, 2010; 10:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Maryland, Florida State expect few surprises second time around

If Florida State didn't know before its meeting with Maryland on Jan. 10 that the Terrapins were an undersize bunch that still possessed the ability to rebound well, took care of the ball (most of the time) pretty well and...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 4, 2010; 8:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
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Franklin: Very soon 'we will get every player in the state that we want'

Okay, I’m going to drop all the notes, quotes and quick hitters from Coach Ralph Friedgen and offensive coordinator James Franklin into on blog post. At the start of next season, there will be a lot of focus on the...

By Eric Prisbell  |  February 3, 2010; 6:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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Stu Vetter comments on Terrence Ross leaving Montrose

Late last night, we reported that senior guard Terrence Ross, who recently backed out of his commitment to Maryland, was leaving Montrose Christian. In a telephone interview on Wednesday, Montrose Christian Coach Stu Vetter shed a bit of light on...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 3, 2010; 5:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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If it's snowing, the Terps must be traveling

Maryland Coach Gary Williams sat down today to chat with reporters in advance of tomorrow night's game at Florida State and opened with this little quip: "Well, it’s time to go on the road again, so it’s time for snow,"...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 3, 2010; 3:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
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Terrapins recruiting class: 'Not bad, not great'

Recruiting guru Tom Lemming talked to Josh Barr about Maryland's football recruiting class. He described it as "not bad, not great." Check out Lemming's thoughts on Recruiting Insider....

By Matt Bonesteel  |  February 3, 2010; 2:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Terrapins signing day: your thoughts?

I’ll have more on Maryland’s recruiting class from Coach Ralph Friedgen later on today after his news conference. But here are some initial thoughts on the class: No one is going to claim this class is the ACC’s best. But...

By Eric Prisbell  |  February 3, 2010; 10:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (63)
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Revisiting Florida State

Florida State has gone 3-2 -- including a 61-57 victory at Boston College on Saturday -- since Jan. 10, when Maryland earned a 77-68 win over the Seminoles at Comcast Center. Florida State stands 16-5 overall and 4-3 in ACC...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 3, 2010; 8:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Terrence Ross to leave Montrose Christian

Montrose Christian senior guard Terrence Ross, who recently broke off his verbal commitment to Maryland, will leave the Rockville high school effective by the end of this week, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation. Ross, a...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 2, 2010; 10:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Terps remain competitive despite off shooting night

Following Sunday's nine-point loss at Clemson, in which the list of maladies that contributed to Maryland's defeat was lengthy, Terrapins Coach Gary Williams was asked for some of the positives that he would take out of the game. The first...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 2, 2010; 10:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Purnell's plan to stem Maryland comeback: 'Just keep hitting 'em'

With just more than eight minutes remaining in Maryland's game on Sunday night at Clemson, Terrapins senior guard Eric Hayes scored on a layup to give Maryland a two-point lead, its first of the night. The Terrapins had battled back...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 2, 2010; 8:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Jordan Williams named ACC Rookie of the Week

Earlier today, the ACC announced its weekly awards and Maryland freshman forward Jordan Williams was honored as the conference's rookie of the week. This is the first time Williams has claimed such a distinction. Williams averaged 10.5 points and 9.5...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 1, 2010; 1:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (24)
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Clemson's physical approach flusters Vasquez

Just more than two minutes into Sunday night's game, senior guard Greivis Vasquez attempted to force a pass that Clemson guard Andre Young intercepted. A few moments later, Young drilled a three-pointer to put Clemson up by nine. Maryland Coach...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 1, 2010; 12:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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The pros and cons of (mostly) constraining Trevor Booker

With just more than three minutes remaining Sunday, Maryland -- which at one point in the second half trailed by as many as 11 points before fighting back to briefly take the lead -- trailed by one. Eric Hayes had...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 1, 2010; 10:11 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Terps stuck 'in between' after beating Clemson's press

Maryland proved perfectly capable of breaking Clemson's persistent and varied press defenses Sunday night. The real problems arose once the Terrapins crossed mid-court. On Saturday, Coach Gary Williams spoke about one of the residual effects a press defense can have...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 1, 2010; 8:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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Three up, three down: Maryland falls at Clemson, 62-53

This was a pretty ugly game all the way around, and the Maryland men’s basketball team was only one of the guilty parties. The Terrapins turned the ball over 26 times, and yes that was quite bad. But Clemson turned...

By Steve Yanda  |  February 1, 2010; 1:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Three things to watch: press defense, Milbourne, Young

In a few hours, Maryland will take on Clemson at Littlejohn Coliseum in a match-up that holds significant meaning for both squads. For the Terrapins, it marks an opportunity to gain a quality road conference win against an opponent that...

By Steve Yanda  |  January 31, 2010; 12:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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