Thursday May 26th, 2016

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Four-star power forward Justin Jackson has committed to Maryland, reports ESPN’s Jeff Borzello.

Jackson is the sixth-ranked power forward and No. 36 overall recruit in the class of 2016, according to Scout.com. He chose the Terps over offers from Oregon and Connecticut, after originally committing to UNLV.

The 6'7" Jackson, who can play for the Terps either on the wing or as a stretch power forward, will now join returning point guard Melo Trimble on Maryland’s squad for next season. Maryland has also received 2016 commitments from four-star guards Anthony Cowan and Kevin Huerter, as well as small forward Micah Thomas.

• Melo Trimble withdraws from NBA draft, will return to Maryland

The Terps finished 27–9 last season before falling to Kansas in the Sweet 16.

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