Check out the latest headlines in the Maryland Terrapins news as the summer is now in full swing.
Damon Evans was cleared of any wrongdoing in a human resources inquiry about his relationship with a subordinate in the department, the Chronicle of Higher Education reported Thursday, June 28. The inquiry investigated wrapped up one year ago and no violation of university was found.
In his introductory press conference on Tuesday, June 26, Damon Evans spoke about a DUI that cost him his job as University of Georgia Athletic Director nearly a decade ago, Jordan McNair’s death and the investigation surrounding that and more.
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The Maryland Terrapins earned their second 2019 commitment in June when Deshawn Holt committed Monday, June 25. He stated that after taking his Temple and Rutgers visits when he took his visit to Maryland and he felt like he was home. In 2017 for the Westlake Wolverines (8-3, 5-1 Southern Maryland Potomac Football Region), he recorded 29 tackles, six tackles for loss, four sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
Atlanta Hawks Head Coach Lloyd Pierce was introduced to former Maryland Terrapins guard Kevin Huerter on his first day of work. Pierce noticed his youth physically and his creativity on the floor. In Jeff Ermann’s interview, Pierce discussed Kevin Huerter’s character and the Stephen Curry–Klay Thompson comparison with him and Trae Young as well.
Former Maryland Terrapin Guard Melo Trimble played with the Iowa Wolves (Minnesota Timberwolves G-League Affiliate) and where he averaged 16.1 points, 5.4 assists, and 3.5 rebounds. He won’t be playing for the Timberwolves in this year’s Las Vegas Summer League. Will this be his stepping stone to earning a permanent spot on an NBA roster? The Chicago Bulls play their first summer league game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at 9:30 PM EST on ESPN 2.
According to ESPN data, North Carolina and Maryland are the top two schools for recruits to attend in some of the following sports: football, Men’s and women’s basketball, men’s soccer, baseball, softball, hockey and men’s lacrosse. The Terps rank second behind only North Carolina in producing professional talent and are ahead powers like Duke, Kentucky and Notre Dame.