Many of coach Gary Williams' most successful teams at Maryland have had a dominant post presence: Joe Smith and Obinna Ekezie in the 90s; Lonny Baxter and Chris Wilcox for Maryland's two Final Four runs. It's a must-have piece for Williams' offense to run efficiently.
January 29, 2008
James Gist's season turned around after Johnny Rhodes called him out.
January 25, 2008
The first time I saw James Gist, he was a gangly 6-foot-7 high school underclassman wearing calf-high tweety-bird socks under his sneakers. He could really jump – and that, really, was about it. I scoffed at rumors of Maryland having offered him a scholarship.
January 24, 2007
Maryland's lone signee from the senior class took the floor for his first game and had no problem leading his team to a win.
December 5, 2003
After a long summer, Dwight Howard emerged as the clear choice for top dog in 2004. Here's our pre-season list of the Top 100 high school prospects.
August 26, 2003
<b>ORLANDO – </b> Tasmin Mitchell and Glen Davis (pictured) had it rolling at the AAU's, but they won't play for the national title. Memphis upended them in overtime and they'll meet a game Martin Bros. team in the finale.
July is the month reputations are made and broken. We've been on the road since the Final Four, diligently scouting and breaking down the Class of 2004. Here's our Pre-Summer Top 50 – essentially it's the 50 prospects everyone is gunning for.