In October, the Daily caught up with the Terrapins’ star player at Big Ten Media Day in Chicago to talk about high expectations, Maryland’s recent recruiting success and spending part of the summer at a camp with Stephen Curry.
Two years ago the Purdue men’s basketball team ended with a 15-17 record and finished dead last in the Big Ten standings. This year, 11th-year coach Matt Painter leads a Boilermaker squad fresh off its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2012.
It’s the Michigan men’s basketball team’s second visit of the year to a team ranked in the top 25, and the first one — an 82-58 shellacking at the hands of then-No. 19 Southern Methodist — left plenty of room for improvement.