This year’s backcourt will need to play at consistently high level considering the teams lack of experience and depth in the low post. 6-6 senior Greivis Vasquez will run the point for the Red and White. Vasquez, who worked-out for a number of NBA teams before last summer’s pro draft is the leader of the team. Vasquez has terrific court sense and plays with a flair. The Venezuelan needs to be more consistent with his outside shot which should be easier to produce with the the addition of Jordan Williams If Greivis can take his game to the next level he will be rewarded with millions in the NBA draft next summer. Sean Mosley, the solidly built 6-4 guard from Baltimore begins his sophomore year as the Vasquez’s running mate in the backcourt. Mosley plays tough defense, goes hard after loose balls, hits the boards well for a guard, and possesses tremendous court sense.. As a freshman, Mosley had trouble shooting the outside shot as well as finishing on drives, though he was a key ingredient in many of the Terrapin wins. Sean always seems to be in the right place defensively which is why he earns so many minutes from Gary. Hopefully as a sophomore he is more comfortable with his offense as the Terps must have points from him this year. Eric Hayes, the heady 6-4 guard from Woodbridge will more than likely be the Terps 6th man. An excellent ball handler with probably the best 3 point shot on the team, Hayes has been slowed this summer with turf toe, which is a tough injury to play b’ball with. Hayes showed in the Duke game at Durham last year he is capable of scoring points in bunches and it is imperative that he be healthy or the Terps will lose a great asset. I am greatly concerned that Eric has been basically shut down for the last 2 months.. His experience, handle and outside shooting are needed. Another Stu Vetter disciple (along with Greivis), Adrian Bowie is back for his junior year. The 6-2 former Terrapin ball boy is Maryland’s most athletic guard who is very good driving to the hole. Bowie spent time in Houston this summer with former Terrapins All-American John Lucas to hone his point guard skills. If Bowie can utilize dribble penetration and improve his outside shot his 3rd year will be a charm for the Terps.
Blog from Freddy from Boca
Living in Florida now – but this ole Baltimore girl from Pimlico reads this and boy, Freddy knows his stuff- I remember the good old days when Gary Williams didn’t have gray hair, and the too few games we had to watch young Len Bias. Would like Freddy’s take on those days! He’s good-
freddy from boca is very knowledgable and a good addition to terp talk