Maryland Terrapins point guard Pe'Shon Howard will make his season debut Friday against the Radford Highlanders, coach Mark Turgeon said, according to Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com. The 6-foot-3 sophomore has missed the entire season with a broken foot suffered in preseason workouts, forcing Terrell Stoglin, a natural shooting guard, to log heavy minutes at the point.
The initial recovery estimates of 10-12 weeks projected Howard to return sometime in January, so the Oak Hill Academy product is well ahead of schedule. Still, Turgeon has previously mentioned the Radford contest as a target for Howard's return.
As a freshman, Howard averaged 5.4 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 3.2 assists on 42.3 percent shooting. His career-high in scoring stands at 14 points, set against the Charleston Cougars and Boston College Eagles.
Behind Stoglin's ACC-leading 22.2 points per game, the Terrapins' record stands at 6-3. Their conference schedule begins Jan. 8 against the NC State Wolfpack.
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