NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- If you look at the National Prep Showcase with a wide lens, you'll notice that the event serves two purposes. The high-end talent has a major platform in which to state their case and solidify their standing amongst their peers.
ESPN 100 PG Roddy Peters (District Heights, Md./Suitland) made it official on Wednesday by signing his letter of inent with Maryland, the school announced. "Roddy is a great kid and comes from a great family," said head coach Mark Turgeon.
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ESPN 100 point guard Roddy Peters (District Heights, Md./Suitland) announced his verbal commitment to Maryland on Tuesday morning. Peters, ranked No. 43 overall in the Class of 2013, chose the Terps over Rutgers, UCLA, Kansas and Georgetown.
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When Maryland accepted a commitment from 2012 center Damonte Dodd (Centerville, Md./Queen Anne's), we at RecruitingNation collectively went, "Who?" A 6-foot-9 native of the eastern shore near College Park and nobody knows about him?
Baltimore native Sam Casell Jr. (Notre Dame Prep) made his college choice on Sunday and decided he will stay home and play for Maryland, according to numerous reports. Cassell, the son of former NBA point guard Sam Cassell, chose the Terps over South Florida, Connecticut and Central Florida, among others.
This is the time of the year when players emerge from the obscure and wind up signing with major college programs. One example is Georgetown freshman Greg Whittington who went from "who's that" to "he's going to have a good career at Georgetown.