Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

March 29, 2013|By Matt Bracken | The Baltimore Sun

The postseason honors for Melo Trimble continue to roll in.

The Maryland-bound junior combo guard was named Virginia's high school basketball Player of the Year, according to the Bishop O'Connell Twitter feed.

Trimble, who led O'Connell to the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference and Alhambra Catholic Invitational Tournament titles, was also recently named the DCSportsFan.com Player of the Year.

* The list of schools for Terps forward target Abdul-Malik Abu continues to expand, according to New England Recruiting Report.

Abdul-Malik Abu, [Jared] Terrell’s teammate with Expressions Elite, received his latest scholarship offer from St. John’s last week.  St. John’s offer comes less than two weeks after Abu picked up an offer from Florida. 

* St. Frances forward Dwayne Morgan committed to UNLV on Wednesday over Maryland and Georgetown.

“When I went on my visit, I felt like I was at home. The coaching staff really made an effort to recruit me,” Morgan said. “Their playing style fits me, and I just felt comfortable there.”

* Maryland-bound power forward Damonte Dodd played this week in the ESBC All-Star game at Trinity University. Check out a video interview with Dodd, courtesy of DMVElite.com, below.


* The Terps football program will be well represented in the Big 33 Game, which pits Maryland against Pennsylvania on July 15 at Hersheypark Stadium.

Six players are headed to Maryland: Cockerille, Catonsville running back DeAndre’ Lane, Severna Park defensive lineman Mike Minter, Annapolis Area Christian defensive back Elvis Dennah, Bishop McNamara defensive back Milan Collins and Avalon defensive back Jacquille Veii.

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