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By Matt Bracken and The Baltimore Sun | May 22, 2012
Former Albany shooting guard Logan Aronhalt said Sunday that he planned to transfer to Maryland for his final year of eligibility. On Tuesday, Terps coach Mark Turgeon made it official. "We are thrilled to add Logan to our basketball family,” Turgeon said in a news release. “Logan's values are closely aligned with the expectations we have in our program. I'm impressed with his high level of success in the classroom while being an all-league player in the American East.
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By Jeff Ermann and Special to The Baltimore Sun | July 18, 2014
Editor's note: Each week,  InsideMDSports.com  provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. The past month was slow for hoops recruiting, thanks to the NCAA's limitation of early "open" periods. But with coaches allowed to hit the road again beginning last week, the pace in the class of 2015 has picked up considerably. Because of his growing interest in St. James point guard Justin Robinson , it seems Terps coach Mark Turgeon didn't press for a commitment from Kevin Dorsey . New offers Maryland handed out a couple of offers Tuesday to a pair of top-50 guards in Eric Davis and Prince Ali . It initially was thought that Mark Turgeon wouldn't pursue guards in 2015, but the transfers of Seth Allen and Roddy Peters, combined with transfer Terry Henderson's selection of North Carolina State, has him in the market for at least one and perhaps two in this recruiting class.
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Baltimore Sun staff | December 19, 2011
Former NBA coach Larry Brown visited the Maryland men's basketball program recently. Terps coach Mark Turgeon played for Brown at Kansas. Check out video of Brown's visit below.
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By Aaron Dodson, The Baltimore Sun | July 1, 2014
Former Maryland women's basketball player Sequoia Austin, who's spent the summer working basketball camps in College Park, joked with one of her co-workers Tuesday morning at a certain sight. "Somebody I work with had an ACC basketball lanyard and we were like, 'This is retro now,'" the 22-year-old Austin said. "We need to update, get with the times. " On Tuesday, Maryland officially became a member of the Big Ten Conference nearly two years after announcing that the school would leave the Atlantic Coast Conference.
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By Jeff Ermann and Special to The Baltimore Sun | January 13, 2012
Despite facing what will likely be a limited scholarship situation for the 2013 recruiting class, the Maryland basketball staff continues to evaluate a wide range of junior prospects. The latest name to add to the list: Stanford Robinson of Paul VI (Va.). Robinson, a 6-foot-3, 175-pound guard, received a visit this week from Terps coach Mark Turgeon, who watched him practice on Monday. Last week assistant Dalonte Hill had attended one of Robinson's games. “They haven't offered yet but the head coach was out here," Robinson said.
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By Matt Vensel | June 23, 2011
Baltimore hasn’t hosted a Maryland basketball game since November 1999. But new men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon, who has already started to beef up his recruiting presence in Baltimore by meeting with city officials, is interested in bringing the Terps back to Baltimore if the university can swing it financially. Maryland plays in Washington every year in the BB&T Classic at Verizon Center, but Turgeon recently said that he hopes to play annually in both Baltimore and Washington or alternate years if that isn’t feasible.
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By Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun | October 18, 2012
ESPN recruiting analyst Dave Telep said today that Maryland coach Mark Turgeon and his staff had to "work really hard" in the past two weeks to secure a commitment from Suitland guard Roddy Peters, who announced Tuesday that he was coming to College Park next season. Telep called the commitment from Peters "significant" in the fact that it shows the Terps will be "a local option" for top recruits, many of whom went elsewhere during the last few years of Gary Williams' 22-year career at his alma mater.
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By Matt Vensel | May 12, 2011
Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon impressed many people -- this sports blogger included -- during Wednesday's introductory press conference. But he made a strong impression on Lefty Driesell, who coached Maryland from 1969 to 1986, long before Turgeon was picked to replace Gary Williams. Driesell was the coach at Georgia State when Turgeon coached at conference rival Jacksonville State from 1998 to 2000. Even though Driesell mean-mugged Turgeon before games (as Turgeon pointed out Wednesday)
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By Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun | January 17, 2012
 Coaching changes are not only good for college basketball programs, they are good for players. If the retirement of Gary Williams and the hiring of Mark Turgeon has helped reinvigorate the Terps when it comes to recruiting, it has also benefited junior forward James Padgett more than any other player. Maybe Padgett would have emerged after two disappointing years if Williams was still in College Park, but listening to Padgett talk earlier this season and watching him perform for the past month leads to me to believe that Turgeon has much to do with the leap Maryland's hardest-working player has taken from a bust to an offensive-rebounding beast.
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By Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun | November 1, 2012
His team might not be in midseason form, or even early season form, but Maryland coach Mark Turgeon seems to hitting stride when assessing the Terps with his typical honesty. The first question in Thursday's news conference was about his team's starting lineup in Friday's exhibition game against Indiana (Pa.). "To be quite frank, I'm not sure I could start five guys, I'm not sure we have five guys practicing well enough to start," Turgeon said. "Don't want to go 'Hoosiers' on you, play four, play three.
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By Andrew Bahl and Paul Pierre-Louis, The Baltimore Sun | June 29, 2014
As Maryland leaves the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten, the Terps will be looking at an entirely new set of competitors in each of their intercollegiate sports. With the transition becoming official Tuesday, here's a glance at each of Maryland's athletic programs, with recaps of their final year in the ACC and a look forward to what they'll face in the Big Ten. Baseball Record: 40-23 (15-14 ACC) Finish: 2nd in Atlantic Division Recap: Second-year coach John Szefc led the baseball team to its best postseason run in program history.
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By Childs Walker and The Baltimore Sun | June 26, 2014
College athletic coaches continue to dominate the upper ranks of Maryland's public salary structure, with University of Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon, football coach Randy Edsall and women's basketball coach Brenda Frese ranking as the state's three highest-paid employees. The Baltimore Sun updated its salary database with 2013 data on Wednesday. Beyond those big three, football and basketball coaches rank among the highest-paid employees at other state universities such as Towson, Morgan State and Coppin State.
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Patrick Maynard and The Baltimore Sun | June 25, 2014
Today, the Sun newsroom is rolling out the most recent update to a data set we have been posting for years: Maryland public worker compensations . Readers can use the interface here to learn about the state payroll. Use a popular-search link at the top or explore on your own. Clicking an underlined column heading will sort by that column, and clicking a row of results will provide details. Detailed analysis from Sun reporters is coming in the days ahead, but to start, here are a few pull-outs we found interesting: -- The largest three compensations are University of Maryland coaches, as in past years*.
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By Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun | June 21, 2014
COLLEGE PARK  -  This is not how Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon envisioned the Terps would enter the Big Ten Conference. Coming off a disappointing 17-15 season and having lost half his scholarship players in a tumultuous four-week stretch this spring, Turgeon begins his fourth year at Maryland under increased scrutiny and facing more pressure than at any other point in his coaching career. Despite speculation that he finds himself on the proverbial hot seat for the first time in his 17 seasons as a Division I head coach, Turgeon said that what the Terps lost in experience with the departures of five transfers, they more than make up for in cohesiveness.
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By Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun | June 18, 2014
Former Maryland men's basketball assistant coach Dalonte Hill was sentenced Wednesday to a week in jail after pleading guilty in Howard County to driving while impaired. The October incident led to his resignation. Circuit Court judge Richard S. Bernhardt also sentenced Hill to a year's probation, which would be supervised if Hill remains in the state and unsupervised if he were to get a job out of state. Hill, 35, resigned from Maryland in November, a little more than a month after he was cited for drunk driving.
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By Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun | June 17, 2014
Michal Cekovsky, the 7-foot Slovakian who officially signed with Maryland last month, will start working out with the team later this week, Terps coach Mark Turgeon wrote in a text message to The Baltimore Sun Tuesday. Turgeon said that Cekovsky “got his student visa [Monday] and should be in town on Thursday or Friday. " Transfer Robert Carter, a 6-foot-8, 247-pound forward who played his first two seasons at Georgia Tech, “gets in on Sunday," Turgeon texted. The Terps, who began summer workouts on June 2, have also been without freshman center Trayvon Reed.
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By Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun | January 14, 2013
The morning after Maryland's second lowest-scoring game in his two years in College Park, Mark Turgeon was uncharacteristically upbeat about his team. Despite a two-game losing streak that followed a 13-1 start, Turgeon said that he was pleased with his team's effort in Sunday's 54-47 loss to Miami. “I thought we played hard last night - really hard,” Turgeon said on Monday's ACC coaches' teleconference. “We never quit. We rebounded pretty well. I thought we competed on the road against a good team, [but]
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By Matt Vensel | May 11, 2011
Before Mark Turgeon became a blip on Maryland’s radar during its frantic four-day coaching search, I admittedly knew way more about former NHL center Pierre Turgeon than I did about the former Texas A&M coach who was introduced as Maryland’s men’s basketball coach on Wednesday afternoon. I might be in rare company around here when it comes to my appreciation for the Turgeon who scored 515 goals in his long NHL career, but I know I was in the majority when I said “Who?” after news broke that the Terps had hired the Turgeon who steered Texas A&M to four straight NCAA tournament berths.
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By Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun | June 6, 2014
At a time when the stability of Maryland's men's basketball program has been in question, Robert Carter may have provided the best form of support for embattled coach Mark Turgeon. The 6-foot-8, 247-pound power forward - considered one of the Atlantic Coast Conference's most promising big men before announcing plans to transfer - signed with the Terps on Friday. He then praised Turgeon for his vision and said he wasn't concerned about the fact that five scholarship players transferred from Maryland after the season “I feel like he's doing and they're doing what's best for the program,” Carter said of Turgeon, who just completed his third season at Maryland.
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By Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun | June 2, 2014
Maryland has pulled out of the Jimmy V Classic against Villanova on Dec. 8 because of "scheduling issues," according to a news release from ESPN. The Terps, who were replaced by Illinois, will take part in the event in 2016. Not playing Villanova takes a major opportunity at a Top 50 win off the table for the Terps, who are scheduled to play Virginia in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge at Comcast Center the week before and also have possible matchups against Iowa State and Arizona State at the CBE Hall of Fame Classic in Kansas City.
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