Maryland basketball to play its toughest Big Ten schedule, Turgeon says

Maryland basketball coach Mark Turgeon has said his team’s 2017-2018 schedule is by far the most difficult itinerary it has faced since joining the Big Ten in 2014, Roman Stubbs of The Washington Post reports.  “This is a really tough league with very talented teams and this is by far the strongest conference schedule we have had since entering the Big Ten,” Turgeon said in a statement. “It is also a very impressive and competitive home schedule, which will be great for our fans. Every year there are different challenges, especially throughout…

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Jimmer Freddette Re-signs in China

Jimmer Freddette, one of the most hyped college basketball prospects in recent memory has secured a contract with the Shanghai Sharks for 1.8 million dollars. In 2011, Jimmer then of Brigham Young University wowed professional scouts and fans alike with his prodigious scoring (an impressive 28.9 per game off of 45.2% shooting and 39.6% from three-point range) which was so impressive getting “Jimmered” briefly became a verb. This hype train eventually got Freddette drafted 10th overall by the Sacramento Kings. However, once in the National Basketball Association Freddette’s shooting got…

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