The dynamics of a college basketball team can resemble that of a college fraternity, the closeness of its members fractured by class, ego and perhaps a little insecurity.
Ever since Melo Trimble announced last year that he was coming to Maryland, Mark Turgeon and his staff had trouble recruiting another point guard to follow the McDonald’s All-American to College Park.
When the Washington Wizards drew a sellout crowd to Baltimore last year, it was more about the homecoming of a visiting All-Star, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, than about a team going back to its ancestral roots.
Jaylen Brantley’s journey to Maryland included stops at two high schools, a prep school, another Division I program and now, Odessa College, a junior college in Texas. The chip that the 5-foot-11 point guard will bring with him to College Park has been there even longer.
Maryland senior Evan Smotrycz is expected to miss four to six weeks after breaking a bone in his left foot in practice Friday, the Terps said Sunday.
The expectations have been raised, perhaps higher than they've been in a decade.
Football coach Randy Edsall doesn’t have a monopoly at Maryland on game plans and seasons impacted by injuries.
There’s no way to measure mental toughness when high school football players are being recruited, no stopwatch to put to a kid to see how long it takes for him to get back into a game when he has been knocked out. If there was, Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown might have been a...