Live Stream: Maryland signees in Kentucky Derby Classic

Live Stream: Maryland signees in Kentucky Derby Classic
April 18, 2014, 12:15 pm
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You can stream the game via WDRB.com beginning at 7 p.m. by clicking here.

Three of Maryland's five expected signees from the Class of 2014 will be on display Friday night in Louisville at the Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic, an annual showcase for the nation's top seniors.

Dion Wiley, Romelo Trimble, and Jared Nickens will take part, along with a handful of other players who have local ties including Chinanu Onuaku of Riverdale Baptist (Md.) and Georgetown commit Isaac Copeland.

The players have practiced this week in sessions open to the media. NBADraft.net's Wes Hinton was high on Wiley following the practice.

"Needing very little space to get his shot off and also showing a consistent step back Wiley showed why he is one of the top shooters in the class," Hinton writes. "For a Maryland offense that struggled this season Wiley will be a breath of fresh air as someone who can fill it up from all over the court."

Maryland shot 34.2 percent from three-point range in 2013-14 that included streaky shooting throughout the year from forwards Jake Layman and Evan Smotrycz, as well as guards Dez Wells, Nick Faust, and Seth Allen.

By adding Wiley and Trimble to the mix, Maryland has two immediate impact shooters from the perimeter in their rotation. Nickens, who will likely see limited minutes during his freshman season, is also a strong shooter who should develop over the course of his career. 

In addition to Trimble, Wiley, and Nickens, Maryland has signed center Trayvon Reed. They also have a verbal commitment from international big man Michal Cekovsky.

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