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    Here we go baby!!! Tonights the night. I am feelin good about this year and the upcoming few years. The season starts tonight with Charleston Southern. It should be a hardcore whoopin.

    It's exciting to finally have young powerful big men to play down low. Vasquez is going to put up huge numbers this year scoring and with assists. I think hes got a legit shot at ACC player of the year.

    The guys that really need to step up this year for the Terps to make a run are Milbourne and Hayes. Milbourne has gotten better each year and hopefully that continues this year. It should help him that pressure is taken off him this year in the power game now that we have big men. Hayes came on at the end of last year but for the Terps to make a deep run hes got to be consistent from the 3 pt line. If Mosley takes strides this year as a sophomore he could be a really dangerous player. I expect much of the same from Bowie. Hes so fun to watch play with his energy and ability to get inside to the basket.

    Tobias Harris is visiting the campus this weekend. Lets keep our fingers crossed. If he signs they are saying we will have the #1 recruiting class in the nation.

  • #2
    They should be good this year, that's for sure. Tobias Harris to the Terps would be amazing.


    • #3
      Haha sweet...didn't know you were a terps fan Dirty...I love Terps B-ball.

      Looking forward to this year. Hopefully Vasquez can keep his head on straight most of the year and he has the ability to be ACC player of the year.

      Looking for Mosley to be much improved on the offensive side, he plays great D already.

      Looking forward to having some actual big men underneath this year as you said. However, Dino is ineligible for the first semester I think due to academic reasons...that hurts. But I've heard good things about our freshman bigs so I'm looking forward to it.

      Also, it seems Gary is getting it done in terms of recruiting recently. I had been dissapointed with him in that regard for awhile. Hopefully the Terps will rise back to the top of the basketball ranks soon.


      • #4
        I'm all about college basketball. What's your take on Williams given the last couple years?

        You all should post in the off topic college basketball thread, it makes me happy.


        • #5
          terps came in at 25 in the new ap poll. very promising first game. new freshman big men looked very good for so early on in the year. hopefully they keep it up. it was good to see that other guys stepped up and shot well when vasquez had a bad shooting night. and even though he shot poorly he was a machine running the point with 13 assist and 2 turnovers. another game tonight.


          • #6
            Hopefully Ill get out to more than 1 game this year. Last year I went to the Miami game and we got a big W I think the Terps need to give me season tickets and we'll win all of our home games.
            HALL OF FAMER!

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            • #7
              Hoping Tobias Harris commits this week. That'd be 4 Top 100 players in 2010


              • #8
                Jordan Williams is going to be a monster for us this year, and will continue to be beastly in the future.

                I read Tobias Harris had nothing but good things to say about his visit to College Park so that is good but as we learned from the Lance Stephenson saga last year, it's better not to give your hopes up based on what these recruits say. In other news we received a commitment from F Ashton Pankey, I think this is a nice sign, further bolstering our very solid recruiting class. If we can add Harris to a class that already contains, Terrance Ross, Mychal Parker, Ashton Pankey, and Terrell Stoglin we are in excellent shape for the next few years.


                • #9
                  Looked sloppy against Cincy. Very poor shooting night. Vasquez tryin to do too much and taking some ill advised shots. Mosley having trouble finishing again. Gates was just a beast inside for Cincy.

                  Horrible free throw shooting as well. My biggest concern for this team is shooting. Hayes is really the only one with a good shot, but he has trouble getting it off. Vasquez is way to streaky of a shooter. Bowie is a horrible outside shooter and needs to stop with the 3's.


                  • #10
                    I'm confident Jordan Williams will be All ACC before he's done at Maryland. His hands are so soft on the glass.

                    Thank god our OOC schedule is fairly weak this year because this team looks horribly out of synch


                    • #11
                      So much for getting a quality non conference win this year.

                      Vasquez is going to end up in Europe.


                      • #12
                        Anyone think we have a shot now to win the ACC??


                        • #13
                          Big game vs Clemson today...I think there is a legit shot if they can win this game.

                          Playing inspired basketball so far in ACC play...


                          • #14

                            thanks to steel man for the fresh sig


                            • #15
                              Ok so now that we are co Champs and more then likely we will be a TOP 5 seed in the NCAA Tourney... what are the predictions of how far we can go.. do we last to the sweet 16? Great 8? Final 4 Run? or are we ousted in the 1st rd??????

                              Plus any news anyone has heard about recruits ????



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