Guard Seth Allen Leaves Maryland Basketball

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    Men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon's first recruit at the University of Maryland -- point guard Seth Allen -- is the fourth player to transfer this month. Dianna Russini reports. (Published Friday, May 2, 2014)

    Guard Seth Allen is leaving the Maryland basketball program.

    The school announced Friday that Allen has been granted a request to be released. In two seasons with Maryland, Allen averaged 10 points over 56 games.

    “I've grown close to Seth and his family over the past few years, so I am disappointed he has decided to leave Maryland,” coach Mark Turgeon said.

    After missing the first 12 games of last season with a broken foot, Allen averaged 13.4 points and three assists. His best game came against Florida State, when he scored 32 points.

    With a strong recruiting class coming in, Maryland has lost four players since the end of its 17-15 season: Allen, forward Nick Faust, center Shaq Cleare and guard Roddy Peters.