Tag Archives: Maryland

Fist pump and run

15 Oct

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The Mark Turgeon era at Maryland officially started on Friday night with, what else, a Gary Williams appearance.

Hey, why not?

The locals that cover the team didn’t know Williams was going to be there. Few new, judging by the sound of the ovation Williams received. The long-time Terp coach gave a fist pump and talked about how strange he felt not coaching this time of year for the first time in 43 years. Continue reading

Ranking the ACC/Big Ten Challenge games

14 Jun

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The ACC-Big Ten Challenge was last month and truth be told, the match-ups are not the most enticing as they have been in year’s past.

The talent in the middle isn’t as a strong as it has been for both conferences. Because of that, the overall challenge doesn’t jump out as a must-see series.

Everyone loves rankings. So why not rank the games from worst to first in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge? Continue reading

Roller coaster week for Terps

17 May

Nick Faust re-committed to Maryland on Tuesday night.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Life in College Park, Maryland has been a little hectic this month. Continue reading

Program changing hire? Dalonte Hill’s history says yes

17 May

Dalonte Hill landed Michael Beasley at K-State. Who can he lure to Maryland?

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Mark Turgeon just made his presence known at Maryland by hiring Kansas State associate head coach Dalonte Hill as an assistant coach for the ACC school. Continue reading

Faust asks for release from Maryland

12 May

 

Nick Faust asked for a relase from Maryland. Now what?

By Justin Young

National Hoops Report

Time to charge your phone, Nick Faust.

According to Jeff Borzello of CBS Sports the 6-foot-5 shooting guard from Baltimore asked for a release from the University of Maryland. Faust is a terrific scorer and a player that could give a program a major boost to its lineup. Players of Faust’s level of talent don’t come on the recruiting board very often this time of year. Continue reading

The future: ACC

10 May

Austin Rivers was once a Florida commit. Now he's a potential one-and-done player for Duke.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The ACC is no stranger to landing big-time talent. This year is no different. Some of the nation’s top players are headed to the usual places in the ACC. Who are the top players? Who are the biggest sleepers? Who is most likely to be a bust? The National Hoops Report tackles those questions. Continue reading

Can any of the new ACC hires knock off big dogs?

10 May

Can any of the new ACC hires over the last three years build a program to knock off Duke and North Carolina? (Getty Images)

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

ACC schools have gone the non-traditional route for the most part when hiring new coaches over the last three years. Are any of these new hires notable enough for the schools to knock off traditional conference powers like Duke and North Carolina? Continue reading

Go and gig ’em

9 May

Buzz Williams was an assistant coach at Texas A&M. Could the Marquette coach return to College Station? (Getty Images)

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Mark Turgeon is off to Maryland.

Now Texas A&M is the latest school scrambling to find a head coach in May. After what appeared to be a quiet coaching carousel this year, the wheel is spinning and schools are now looking for new leaders of their basketball teams.

So, who will be saying “Gig ‘em Aggies” in the near future? Continue reading

Just a Minute: May 9

9 May

Sean Miller said 'no' to Maryland. So, who is next? Your guess is as good as any.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Oh, just another quiet week in the world of college basketball. Find out the latest happenings in my weekly column Just A Minute. Continue reading