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Maryland Terrapins Basketball Recruiting: Haukur Palsson Commits

SPOKANE - MARCH 19:  Aubrey Coleman #12 of the Houston Cougars runs up against Greivis Vasquez #21 of the Maryland Terrapins during the first round of the 2010 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the Spokane Arena on March 19, 2010 in Spokane, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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Marcus ShockleyCorrespondent IMarch 20, 2010

Maryland is bringing in several players for the 2010 class, with the most recent being Haukur Palsson (SF, 6′6″,2010). Palsson is the Terps’ fifth recruit in the class.

Palsson is a native of Iceland, although this season he’s playing high school basketball in Florida. Known mostly as a forward, Palsson is multi-positional, a character that head coach Gary Williams often looks for. He will likely play at the SF spot or even move to the SG at times.

Palsson is also a buy-in defender and will add to the style of pressure that Maryland employs.

Here’s some very brief video of Palsson:


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