Rivals.com: No. 31
Scout.com: No. 49
247Sports.com: No. 34
ESPN.com: No. 45
The 5-foot-11, 190-pound Ross has 4.38 speed in the 40-yard dash, a fact that made him coveted by Notre Dame, South Carolina, Boston College and West Virginia, among others. But he cited a better chance to play early in his college career as one of the primary reasons for choosing Maryland.
** Former Maryland defensive line commitment Demetri McGill signed with East Carolina.
McGill, 6-foot-3 and 295 pounds, had originally committed to Maryland in November but last month the Terrapins pulled their scholarship offer.
“I was in his ear the whole time, trying to get him to come to Maryland,” said Peters, who gave an oral commitment to Maryland Coach Mark Turgeon in October. “Now I’m happy that he’s coming, so now I’ve got somebody that I can be there with that’s on the football team — him and his brother, [Levern, a rising sophomore wide receiver]. I like Maryland better than Ohio State for him, anyway.”
Melo Trimble, 2014 Guard: Trimble puts the ball in the basket as well as anyone in the area, and does so with an almost ruthless efficiency. He’s deadly from 3-point range with a quick release, quick enough to get into the lane and knock down mid-range shots, and strong enough to finish through contact near the basket.
Lawrence, who is ranked the country's No. 19 prospect in the Class of 2013 by ESPN, missed the first 12 games of the season due to off-season hand surgery. In four games this season, Lawrence is averaging 16.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 4.0 blocks and 3.8 assists per game for Pope John.