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Topic - Shaquille Cleare
Former Maryland center Shaquille Cleare has signed to play the rest of his college basketball for Texas.
Former Maryland big man Shaquille Cleare will transfer closer to where he played high school basketball in the Lone Star State. Details here.
Shaquille Cleare had scored two points total in the past seven games. He went back to basics and had six against Virginia Tech. More here.
"This year people have been pressuring me about filling in for Alex, but I'm really not that pressured," Cleare said. "I'm just going to come in this year and do what I got to do: rebound, run the floor, jump shots, screens -- do anything to get the win at the end of the game."
Shaquille Cleare might not have arrived at Maryland as a perfectly polished player.
Mark Turgeon's thoughts drifted to Shaquille Cleare specifically and his team's depth in general as he navigated his way home from Verizon Center after Sunday's defeat of George Mason.
Maryland center Shaquille Cleare checked into an exhibition game this month. Within three minutes, the burly freshman's first shot, and a dunk attempt at that, bounced astray.
Shaquille Cleare tucked his 6-foot-9, 270 pound frame into a folding chair on the Comcast Center court Tuesday afternoon during Maryland's basketball media day.
And then there were two. Mark Turgeon replaced Gary Williams as Maryland's men's basketball coach last May. Exactly one year later, only two players from the old regime remain at College Park. So let's hear it for the sole survivors, rising senior James Padgett and rising junior Pe'Shon Howard.
"This year everyone is much stronger," Cleare said. "Our freshman class, we got in a few bigs and we're very physical. We're willing to do the dirty work -- whatever. We will bite, scratch, tear you apart down low. We're going to do whatever it takes to win."
"That's the first time I missed one in a long time," Cleare said of the errant dunk. "I'm going to be hard on myself because I want to be great. I care about a lot of things. It's not going to stop me from going to practice the next day and working hard. I will never carry it over into another game or carry it over into another practice. I'm going to be hard on myself, because that's what all the great players do."