Hoyas added to Old Spice

The folks at Disney found an eighth team -- Georgetown -- to replace Memphis in next season's Old Spice Classic.

If you're a Maryland fan, do you want the Terps to play the Hoyas in the Thanksgiving week event in Orlando?

Given that Maryland is one of three teams in the field not to play in last season's NCAA tournament, it seems likely that the Terps will be matched up with Georgetown, Michigan State or Tennessee.

The Hoyas lost Roy Hibbert and Jonathan Wallace, and also saw Vernon Macklin announce his plans to transfer, but are bringing in two quality big men in Greg Monroe and Henry Sims (Mount St. Joseph).

Just from a standpoint of a good local story, I would love to see Maryland play Georgetown, something that hasn't happened during the regular season since 1994.

That's when the Terps were supposed to get run over by Othella Harrington and the Hoyas at the Cap Centre. You know the rest of the story. Joe Smith introduced himself to the college basketball world, and the Terps won.

Too bad Gus Gilchrist won't be eligible for a similar coming-out party.

Editor's note: Vernon Macklin was misidentified when this post was first published.

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