Morsell of hope to return
Today, Maryland Senior Captain took to twitter to announce his intentions to continue playing basketball next year. “I want to thank coach Turgeon, the entire coaching staff, my teammates and all of Terp nation for making the last four seasons unforgettable. The University of Maryland developed me into the man I am today and I will always be grateful. It has always been a dream of mine to play at the next level and I will be declaring for the draft while maintaining my college eligibility. Additionally, I will be entering my name into the transfer portal. I feel it is important to consider all of my options, including the possibility of returning to Maryland, in order to make a decision that is best for my family and our future.”
This news should not come as a major surprise as Morsell and others were granted an extra year of eligibility. Morsell is not projected to be drafted in the upcoming NBA draft, but could spark interest as a defensive specialist at the next level. The Big 10 defensive player of the year was labeled as the “heart and soul” of the team this past season as the Terps outplayed their early season predictions.
The Terps added two stud transfer players in Rhode Island PG Fatts Russell and Georgetown Center Qudus Wahab, but Terps fans are hoping to put together an top 5 roster should Wiggins, Ayala, Morsell, and Galin Smith would return in an optimized lineup.
Terps fans will need to wait to see what happens as NBA draft grades come out for Wiggins, Morsell, and Ayala.