You've gotta love
The man is an open book when it comes to his young
But that's exactly what Turgeon did after Maryland's 79-50 rout of Delaware State Saturday, when Charles Mitchell lit up Comcast Arena and led the Terps with 19 points and 14 rebounds.
In his post-game presser, Turgeon said Mitchell hadn't been getting the playing time or the conditioning drills he needed and "was probably eating a few pizzas at night that he shouldn't be eating."
You also have to love how candid Turgeon has been in assessing where the Terps are as a team as they begin preparing for their
He's admitted the Terps' preseason schedule has been softer than he wanted -- they play another tomato can tomorrow at Comcast in
There are lots of reasons for Turgeon to be optimistic about this team, of course.
Star Xavier transfer Dez Wells looks like a stud. Center
By how can you tell how good you're loaded with talented freshmen and playing weak sisters like Morehead State, Georrgia Southern, UMES, South Carolina State and Monmouth?
Sure, lots of big-time teams beat up on road kill from weaker conferences to turbo-charge their confidence going into the new season.
But in Maryland's case, it's definitely made it harder for Turgeon to accurately guage the Terps' strengths and weaknesses going into ACC play.
On the other hand, it sure hasn't made his post-game media sessions any less insightful -- or entertaining.
The pizza line was a howler.