One week after a banner in his honor was hung at Xfinity Center in College Park, former Maryland coach Lefty Driesell was not among the 14 finalists announced Saturday for this year's Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class. Neither were Muggsy Bogues or Jim Phelan.
Nearly two weeks ago, a Big Ten championship seemed out of reach for the Maryland men's basketball team. A lot has changed in the past 12 days.
Melo Trimble’s hairstyles have changed repeatedly during his three seasons at Maryland – from closed-cropped early in his freshman year to the orange-tinged, Odell Beckham Jr. look through his sophomore year to a scruffy beard this season.
Maryland junior guard Melo Trimble resembled his old, younger self Wednesday at Welsh-Ryan Arena, both in terms of facial hair didn't have and the shooting touch he always seems to have against Northwestern.
A nervous murmur rumbled through Xfinity Center as Ohio State closed the deficit in the final minutes against a Maryland men's basketball team that had once led by 14.
Melo Trimble arrived at Maryland with a lot more fanfare than Bryant McIntosh did at Northwestern two years ago, and so far Trimble has won their head-to-head matchups as well.
Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon often sits down with his players when they are in the midst of a slump or coming off a particularly bad game. He uses the time to pump up their confidence and get to the heart of the problem.
Losing at home to a ranked team is apparently worse than losing on the road to an unranked team — at least in the eyes of the voters in the Associated Press Top 25 college basketball poll. A week after falling four spots following a one-point loss in College Park to then-No. 23 Purdue, Maryland...