Terps Insider did a nice recap of some of the players MD is after. I agree and disagree with some of the comments and speculation. Here is the article:
Now that you have had a chance to read over it, I will give you my 2 cents. First, I don't think that we will have 3 scholarships to work with next year and here's why. I think Stoglin goes pro, opening up one scholarship, giving the Terps 2 to work with. I don't think that Len will leave, nor do I think that any of the players will transfer. All of these guys are Turge's guys or have bought into Turge's system. Combine that with Dodd redshirting (That was confirmed yesterday for those that didn't see it) and you already have one 2013 recruit technically. In addition Smotrycz will be suiting up in 2013 and will replace Padge.
Therefore, in terms of new additions to the team, MD will be adding 2 forwards in 2013, and losing only one. Mitchell, Cleare, Pankey, & Len will all still be part of the team. So you will have 6 forwards fighting for PT for 2 spots. If you are a recruit do you want to sign up for that? I think the coaches know this as well. Why else would they only be recruiting ONE PF TARGET. Junior Etou is the only forward MD is seriously involved with, compared to 10 thousand guards.
Onto the guards....
Jon Severe - newest target. He has a history of injuries that have lead to him only recently blowing up. He is a NYC guard. We did a post on him a week ago. For more information check out the archive. I personally love big city guards and this kid is known to be a shooter. I would be all for adding him. He currently is a 3 star but now that he is healthy I think he will receive that 4th star shortly. He played on Omar Calhoun's HS team and out shined Omar who is a 4 star headed to UCONN.
Stan Robinson - Love his game but I am very worried about his latest Indiana offer. Stan is a very solid defensive player and is extremely unselfish. He would fit in very nicely with what Turge is trying to build.
Twins - well they are the twins. Not much else to say. I don't like that they have delayed their time frame for announcing. The longer they delay the worse of a position it puts MD in assuming that MD isn't their decision.
Jordan - I still think it's going to be very difficult to lure him away from Philly. He is known as the Prince of Philly for a reason. Terps Insider mentions that he has visited Temple numerous times... I would replace numerous with an infinite number of times. I'm pretty sure he has visited at least 15-20 times this year. He seemed to be at every home game.
Pookie - I love his game and think that he is the best option assuming MD misses on both the twins and Jordan. He is a pure PG who is highly undervalued in my opinion. A combination of Pookie and Robinson would be a stellar recruiting class.
Sina - I think he is a Butler lean but if the staff wants to pursue him I would be very happy. NJ guard. Solid player. I think he was in 65-80 range in the last Rivals Top 100.
Kam Williams - is a name that has come and gone and now appears to have resurfaced. Bino has watched Kam numerous times over the past year. Kam is a natural scorer. He could actually be a very good replacement for Stoglin.
Roddy Peters - is a player I still have never really watched clips on. Some on this board are very high on him and think that if MD offered and gave him a commitable offer he would take it in a heartbeat. Peters did break the top 150 nationally 2 weeks ago. He is a perfect example of how the twins delaying their time frame could hurt MD.
NBC Sports released another article that some of you might find interesting. It's not focused on MD basketball but it has a table that includes the players who had the MOST DECLINE in their final rankings. Unfortunately, Charles Mitchell is one of those players. Here you go:
@TheRecruitScoop: Syracuse has offered 2014 CP3 All-Stars (NC) wing Theo Pinson, according to @Justinbyerly." a #Terp target as well
Not great news. Anytime Syracuse gets involved with a MD target, MD usually ends up on the short end of the stick.
Q&A with Charles Mitchell by Matt Bracken
New Football Target
@insidemdsports #Terps offer Bishop McNamara quarterback Milan Collins: http://maryland.247sports.com/Article/Terps-Offer-In-State-Standout-71748 (VIP)