It’s time to show some appreciation in this week’s #WNSTSweet16

February 18, 2014 | Glenn Clark

It’s time to show some appreciation in this week’s #WNSTSweet16

9. Evers Burns

The timing of Evers Burns’ career is as important as it is that he was one of the Top 25 scorers and rebounders in Maryland history. Burns was one of the first key players to come to Maryland after Gary Williams arrived and signed up despite the school facing TV and postseason bans.

Moreover, while Keith Booth is recognized as the most noteworthy Baltimore player in the post-Bob Wade era; Burns deserves recognition for going from Baltimore to Maryland and eventually to being selected in the NBA Draft.

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  1. chris Says:

    looking at all of these old videos, i keep thinking one the thing: God i miss Gary Williams

  2. chris Says:

    Great list. I still say Steve Blake is underrated though. He was always overshadowed by Dixon but really was the glue of the team for his 4 years. I will never forget the steal he had on Jason (Jay) Williams as Williams was getting instructions from Coach K and never saw Blake coming. Also who knew he would go on to have a 10+ year NBA Career and counting? I dont think anyone ever predicted that at the time he was drafted. As you can tell he was probably my All time favorite terp.

  3. Phil Says:

    agree with the Steve Sheppard suggestion…did you consider Herman Veal?

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