Last week, while fans were anxiously awaiting Melo Trimble's decision on whether or not he would be returning to Maryland for his Junior season or heading in to the NBA Draft, the Terrapins landed a commitment from Joshua Tomaic. Tomaic is a power forward that played high school basketball in Spain. He is 6' 9'' and has an impressive highlight reel.
As shown above, Tomaic is a versatile athlete that will be an asset to Maryland in the front court. He is an outside shooter but also can drive to the lane to shoot layups and dunk. His ability to play all over the floor will allow for Mark Turgeon to use him in a variety of ways on the floor.
With only one starting returner coming back to Maryland for the 2016-2017 season, the front court was in question. Maryland lost freshmen center Diamond Stone, and starting forwards Jake Layman and Robert Carter. Maryland announced last week that star small forward, Justin Jackson, a former UNLV commit, would be joining the Terrapins for the 2016-2017 season. The Terps also landed Duquesne transfer L.G. Gill to stack the front court. With Trimble announcing his return last week, all eyes turned to the front court, where it looked like there may have been some questions.
Tomaic played high school basketball at Canarias Basketball Academy in Spain and is looking forward to having the opportunity to further his basketball career in the United States. Tomaic is the fifth commitment Turgeon has received and likely the last one for the 2016-2017 season.