Dotson chose the Panthers over offers from Georgetown, Boston College and Virginia Tech. Last season he emerged as one of Maryland's top players. Darnell averaged 15.6 points, 8 rebounds, 2.9 steals and 2.8 assists per game for the state Class 4A finalists.
Dotson is a member the AAU D.C. Assault. Coach (Jamie) Dixon and his revamped coaching staff are in hot pursuit of Darnell's AAU teammate Anthony McClain. The 7-0 245 pound McClain is considered one of the top centers in the nation.
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