Jackson averaged the second-most points on the team last season (10.5) as a freshman.
Brantley said he was seeking more playing time when he announced he was transferring April 10.
The Terps still have an explosive rushing game while they build on last year’s passing.
He’s recruited and coached five high-school All-Americans and 11 NBA players.
The Terps have landed their second Duke graduate transfer in the past three years.
“I learned a lot from him, so it was kind of like a passing of the torch,” Savage said.
In two seasons at Duke, Obi recorded 10 rebounds and five points.
He averaged 4.9 points in 16.8 minutes a game as a reserve last season.
Conyers played three games last season before tearing his ACL.
“Melo will be celebrated as one of the all-time greats in our program’s history,” coach Mark Turgeon said.