Michigan sophomore forward Evan Smotrycz will transfer to Maryland after visiting this past weekend, team sources confirmed to SNY.tv.The 6-foot-9, 235-pound Reading, Mass., native played in all 69 games over his two seasons in Ann Arbor, averaging 7.0 points, 3.6 rebounds while playing 19.4 minutes per game. “First of all, he loves the staff there, including the assistants and the head coach,” said Vin Pastore, director of the Mass Rivals. “It’s on the East Coast. It’s real close to home which is always nice. It’s in the Atlantic Coast Conference and he’s got the opportunity to be an uppercassmen on a rather young team which will be good in the future.” Smotrycz, who was also considering Colorado and Providence, must sit a year per NCAA transfer regulations. The news was first reported by CBSSports.com.