Weekend wrap – Rowe fares well in win
The first football game of senior year went just fine for Caleb Rowe.
The Maryland quarterback commitment led his Blue Ridge squad to a 15-13 win over Wade Hampton.
At Greenville (S.C.), Caleb Rowe completed five of 13 passes for 113 yards and a touchdown to lead Blue Ridge (1-0).
• The Gazette conducted a Q&A with Terps athlete commitment Joe Riddle.
Gazette: Does committing to Maryland just lift a huge weight off your back?
Riddle: Yeah. I wanted to get it done before the season started. I’m really excited about going to Maryland. It’s a great place to be. Now I can just focus on the season.
“I think Mitch [McGary] is involved with Maryland,” Jefferson said, referring to one of the six schools on McGary’s list. “And I have had Maryland say, ‘Tell him that I said hi’ or something like that. And they will give him a call and Mitch will be like, ‘What’s up [to Jefferson]?’
Check out video of McGary shattering a backboard in warmups at the Elite 24 Game here.
A big man with skills – perimeter shooting and passing included – Soucek had been linked with Maryland, Washington, Seton Hall, Providence, Gonzaga and Utah State. Yet growing speculation suggests he could end up at OSU, where his name is listed in the student directory as already enrolled.