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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) Guard Jahari Long is transferring from Seton Hall to Maryland, following in the footsteps of coach Kevin Willard.
The Terrapins hired Willard following the end of last season. They announced the signing of the 6-foot-5 Long on Monday. Long played two seasons under Willard for Seton Hall.
He played only five games last season before a right knee injury ended his season. Long had surgery in December. He's expected to be back at full strength for 2022-23.
"Coach Willard knows my history and I appreciate him welcoming me to the team at Maryland," Long said. "He has pushed me to improve and stayed loyal to me over the years and I appreciate that. Now, I'm ready to show the Terp fans my skills as a guard and help this team win."
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Updated June 13, 2022