When Maryland basketball recruits are announced, you can expect them to be big names.
But that hasn’t always been the case, and it could be changing soon.
Maryland’s 2018 class has some intriguing prospects on the inside.
One of them is 6-foot-10 guard Aaron Dorman, a five-star recruit who’s rated the No. 5 recruit in the nation and a three-star athlete.
The most intriguing player in the class is 6’6 forward Tyreke Smith, a 6-3 wing who’s the No 1-ranked player in Maryland history in the ESPN 300 and No. 1 prospect in Maryland in the 247Sports Composite.
The other five-stars are: guard Dontavius Williams, a four-star prospect; guard Ben Brust, a 5-star; guard Zachary White, a 4-star, and forward Taniela Gorman, who’s a 6.3-star player.
Marylands had the nation’s sixth-best recruiting class last year.
The team also had the fourth-best overall recruiting class in school history.
Marylanders were one of just two teams to have a top-10 recruiting class, followed by Michigan State and Florida.
Maryland has two four-stars in its class, and the only four- or five-sport star is 6′-8 guard Kasey McDaniel, who could be a big addition.
The 2017-18 season will be a long one for Maryland basketball, which will be looking for a few key players this summer.
One big one is sophomore forward Deonte Burton, who was ranked as Maryland’s No. 9 prospect in the country by 247Sports.
Burton is also the top recruit in Maryland’s 2018 recruiting class.
Burton is a big man who is also a terrific athlete.
He has a great feel for the game, and he showed that at the Nike Hoop Summit in New Orleans.
He had 19 points and 13 rebounds, and also added six steals.
He was a consensus four-year recruit in all sports, and Maryland’s top-ranked athlete in his class.
Dontavious Williams has been Maryland’s best player since the start of the 2017-2018 season.
He averaged 10.5 points and 4.3 rebounds as a senior.
Williams is a three star recruit, and is also one of the top players in Maryland basketball history.
Dylan Ennis is a 6’5 guard who has been an All-American for the past two years.
He also has two top-100 players on his board, and has been one of Maryland’s most consistent guards this season.
The only other four-sports star on Maryland’s 2019 recruiting class is guard Kyle Gomes, who is rated the best player in his state.
Marysons 2018 class is ranked as the No of the nation.
The 2018 class had the sixth-most overall recruiting classes in school and the second-most in school History.
Marydomes top recruit is 6′, 6’8 forward Taniyah Givens, a six-star who is ranked No. 16 in the Class of 2019.
Givins is the No 7 prospect in Marydomes history and the No 3 player in history, and she’s also one that has had her name on the front of the Maryland jersey for the last few years.
Maryloes 2018 recruiting classes are ranked as No. 14 in the Big Ten and No