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Breaking News: Terps Pick Up Brooklyn Big Man

A Maryland men's basketball program in serious need of some inside beef made huge strides Friday, when 6-foot-8 center James Padgett of Brooklyn, N.Y. notified the staff he'd be accepting its scholarship offer. TurtleSportsReport.com has the breakdown of the Terps big pickup…

Padgett, a four-star prospect rated the No, 21 center in the national Class of 2009, chose Maryland over offers from Pittsburgh, West Virginia, South Carolina, St. John's, Seton Hall and a variety of others. When he took an unofficial visit to College Park recently, he was on the verge of deciding, and after mulling it over for the past week, he went ahead and pulled the trigger. "It came down...

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