Maryland is looking good in the offseason, picking up two transfer commitments on Saturday.

The first came from Georgetown big man Qudus Wahab. A 6-foot-11 sophomore, Wahab brings experience and a dynamic inside presence to Maryland.

Entering Saturday afternoon, the Terrapins received even better news via the transfer portal. Daron “Fatts” Russell, a point guard out of Rhode Island, announced via his Instagram page that he is also joining Mark Turgeon’s Maryland squad.


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Russell was viewed among the top transfer options in the portal this offseason:


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Russell brings with him an excellent combination of experience and production. He played four seasons at Rhode Island, including three as a starter.

During his time with the Rams, Russell averaged 13.4 points per game to go with 2.9 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and 1.8 steals. Russell scored a season-high 27 points in a loss to Duquesne.

With Wahab and Russell on board, the Terrapins are plugging two big holes entering the 2021-22 season. Expectations surrounding the Maryland program should continue to build throughout the offseason.