Maryland’s Fernando, Cowan to explore draft prospects

Maryland could potentially lose two key contributors as sophomore forward Bruno Fernando and junior guard Anthony Cowan Jr. announced Monday they will explore their NBA draft prospects.According to ESPN, both players will hire an agent, but under new NCAA rules, they will still keep their options open for a return to the school.The 6-foot-10 Fernando averaged 13.6 points with 10.6 rebounds for the Terrapins, who finished 23-11 this past season and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament before being defeated 69-67 by LSU.