Terrell Stoglin Will Leave Maryland For NBA Draft After All, According To Report

After initially announcing that he would return to the University of Maryland for his junior season, the ACC's leading scorer has reportedly declared his intentions to go to the NBA.

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Terrell Stoglin Was Suspended For Repeated Violations Of Drug Policy, According To Report

We likely won't know the complete details surrounding Terrell Stoglin's suspension and ultimate declaration for the NBA Draft for some time, but there are some details that are beginning to leak out. Patrick Stevens, who is among the most reliable writers about Maryland athletics, has a source that tells him that Stoglin's suspension was tied to repeated drug test violations.

There are a few other options it could be, but this seems a likely option based on the letter of the law in the conduct code and the fact that we haven't heard any other options from beat writers. If this really was the case and Stoglin failed a drug test or committed some other infraction three times before this punishment, he really has no one to blame but himself. This suspension, if it was for that, will likely hurt his already diminutive draft stock.

For more on this decision and how it will affect the Maryland basketball team, please head over to Testudo Times.

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Terrell Stoglin Declared For Draft After Being Issued Season Long Suspension, According To Report

The University of Maryland has released an announcement that confirms that Terrell Stoglin will be declaring for the NBA Draft, it also sheds some light on why he made that decision. Apparently Stoglin, as well as fellow sophomore Mychal Parker, had been recently suspended by the team for an entire year due to a violation of the Student-Athlete Code of Conduct. That punishment led to Stoglin declaring for the NBA Draft. Any hope that he might eventually return to the team after testing the waters is likely moot at this point.

"Being a University of Maryland student-athlete carries a tremendous honor and responsibility," said director of athletics Kevin Anderson. "As much as we appreciate the effort these two young men gave to the program this season, they were unable to live up to that responsibility. We’re disappointed, but hope they use this as a learning experience."

The Parker bit is interesting because he has already announced his intention to transfer for a different school, so both of the players that received these lengthy suspension will no longer be with the team.

It makes far more sense that Stoglin would elect to enter the draft after some sort of catastrophic event between him and the team, rather then just feeling like he was ready for the next level. But without any more details about what violation led to he and Parker getting suspended for the entire year, it is difficult to fully grasp the ramifications of the entire situation. All we know now that that the Terps have an awful lot of scoring to replace next year.

For more on this decision and how it will affect the Maryland basketball team, please head over to Testudo Times.

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Terrell Stoglin Will Leave Maryland For NBA Draft After All, According To Report

After initially announcing that he would return to the University of Maryland for his junior season, the ACC's leading scorer has reportedly declared his intentions to go to the NBA.

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