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Tucker:"I've always wanted to go to Maryland"

Tucker:"I've always wanted to go to Maryland"

When El Paso, Tx., guard Cliff Tucker arrived last week for the Capital Classic in College Park, it was like a trip home. Most of his family lives here, and he doesn't often get to make the nearly 2,000-mile trip. But Friday, Tucker assured himself an extended stay back in the area, signing a Letter of Intent to play for Maryland, becoming the fifth and final recruit in the 2007 class.

Tucker faxed his LOI to the Maryland staff Friday morning and held an afternoon press conference in El Paso to announce his intent. "It feels real good to get all the pressure off my back and that I finally got to sign with the school I wanted to, so I was real happy," he said. The 6-foot-5 combo guard was one of the top unsigned players in the country before inking with Maryland. A star on...

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