BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Maryland Terrapins head coach Kevin Willard offered another potential piece to his refurbishment journey.
Georgetown guard Donald Carey said Friday he will play for the Terps next season if he doesn’t continue pursuing the NBA Draft.
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“This has been a daunting process, but I want to express my gratitude to each of the schools that have opened their arms to me, believing I can make a positive impact on their program,” Carey said in a statement. a statement on Twitter. “My family and I believe in the vision that Coach Willard and his staff have for UMD.”
– Don Carey🦁 (@doncareyjr) May 13, 2022
A senior last season, 6-foot-5 Carey averaged 13.5 points per game, 4.4 rebounds and 2.9 assists for Hoyas and head coach Patrick Ewing.
Last month, Charlotte University defender Jahmir Young, who is of Upper Marlboro ethnicity and a product of DeMatha Catholic High School, announced he would play for Terps if things didn’t go in the draft.
A junior to the 49ers, Young averaged 19.6 points per game, 5.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists during the 2021-2022 season.
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Like Young, Carey is from Upper Marlboro, and he played high school football at Frederick Douglass.
He began his college career at Mount St. Mary’s in 2017-18, sidelined 2018-19 on a transfer and played with Siena in 2019-20 before heading to Georgetown for his junior and senior seasons.
Should they choose to continue their college careers, Carey and Young could help Willard replace the production of outgoing bodyguards Fatts Russell and Eric Ayala during their first year instructing Terps.
Carey, Young and Ayala are part of a pool of 283 players – 247 from colleges and 36 from international levels – who will participate in the NBA Draft.
The NBA today announced that 283 players – 247 players from colleges and 36 international players – have submitted early entry applications for the 2022 NBA Draft presented by State Farm.
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– NBA Communications (@NBAPR) April 27, 2022
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Although players have until June 13 to withdraw from the draft process, those who qualify for the NCAA must withdraw by June 1 to continue playing in college, according to the NBA.
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