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Report: 2 WVU players dismissed after being stabbed

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Report: 2 WVU players dismissed after being stabbed

Two West Virginia players have been dismissed from the Mountaineer football program for a violation of team rules after their involvement in a reported fight that left three people, including the two players, with non-life-threatening stab wounds.

The players were identified by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and a number of other media outlets as redshirt freshman running back Kenyatta Greene and redshirt freshman defensive lineman Tyree Owens.

The program announced their dismissals on Monday. Neither has registered a statistic for the Mountaineers through two games in 2015.

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From the Post-Gazette:

Early Sunday, Morgantown police were dispatched to High and Wall streets because of a reported fight. Once there, they discovered three men who had suffered stab wounds that were not life-threatening. They were immediately transported to a hospital for treatment.

According to The Dominion Post, Devin Gary Colston, 22, of Baltimore was arrested and charged with three counts of malicious assault in connection with the incident.

Maryland faces West Virginia on Sept. 26 in Morgantown. Kickoff is at 3 p.m.

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Maryland's Kevin Huerter surprises at 2018 NBA Combine

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Maryland's Kevin Huerter surprises at 2018 NBA Combine

Going into the 2018 NBA Combine, Kevin Huerter was not receiving much hype, was off many NBA Draft boards, and many assumed he was heading back to college anyways.

Playing in the first scrimmage of the combine process, all those storylines quickly changed.

Playing against players like Jacob Evans, Donte DiVincenzo, Udoka Azubuike, and Jevon Carter, Huerter emerged as one of the top stars. The two-year Maryland spot-up shooter saw 25 minutes of action and only trailed Penn State prospect Tony Carr in points on his squad.

With 14 points (5-11 FG, 3-8 three-pointers), Huerter showed development since he was last seen with the Terps. His passing was the biggest asset for his team and was not afraid to take a shot against these top defenders.  The 6-7 forward also added three rebounds, an assist, and had only one turnover.

Although his shooting in-game was not fantastic, in the individual drills he showed off.  Of the seven shooting marks, he ranked in the top five in five of them.  He also had the best shuttle run (2.96 seconds).

No question, Huerter’s draft stock significantly rose. Although still early, he is looking to be the highest rated Terp prospect this year over Justin Jackson and Bruno Fernando.

Consensus among those at the NBA Combine seems to believe that Huerter will return for his junior season at Maryland.

After today though, it may be hard to say no.

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Panthers' first-round pick D.J. Moore visits Maryland with his new puppy

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Panthers' first-round pick D.J. Moore visits Maryland with his new puppy

D.J. Moore has an adorable new puppy!

Days after the Carolina Panthers selected Moore as the No. 24 pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, the former Maryland wide receiver returned to his roots and paid a visit to College Park.

But the first-rounder wasn’t alone when he went to Maryland. According to the Terps’ football Twitter account, he brought his new puppy with him. Seriously, look at this puppy!

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The Big Ten Receiver of the Year in 2017, Moore was obviously a crucial component of the Terps’ offense. He finished the season with 80 catches — a Maryland single-season record, which was also a Big Ten high.

He declared for the NFL Draft after his junior season with Maryland.

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