Recent stories by Matt Bracken
11:28 AM EDT, October 31, 2013
Baltimore basketball fans will have plenty of local Division I college players to track when the season tips off next week.
9:28 AM EDT, August 28, 2013
The Baltimore area will be well-represented during this college football season.
6:03 PM EDT, April 9, 2013
John Carroll point guard Rodney Elliott has spent the past four years starring against local competition. For the next four years, the Baltimore Sun first-team All-Metro selection will stay close to home and attempt to do the same in the America East.
2:38 PM EST, December 19, 2012
The whispers reached Carroll Washington III like a game of telephone. Some said the Edmondson grad had gone to trade school. Another rumor placed him at a Division II university in Pennsylvania.
6:54 PM EDT, March 11, 2013
Mount St. Mary's certainly looked the part of a rebuilding program as it limped to a 2-6 start in Northeast Conference play this year.
6:52 PM EST, February 28, 2013
When the Providence coaching staff decided last spring that Bilal Dixon didn't fit into its plans for the 2012-13 season, the 6-foot-9, 245-pound center quickly thought of one guy he'd like to play for in his last year of eligibility.
6:50 PM EST, December 20, 2012
Tommy Brenton acknowledges he felt nervous the last time he took the floor at Comcast Center. It was the spring of 2007, and the senior forward had led his River Hill basketball team to the Class 3A state championship game.
5:37 PM EST, December 14, 2012
When Jimmy Patsos goes to Loyola alumni functions, former basketball players "can't wait" to tell him about their battles against Mount St. Mary's. When Jamion Christian played for the Mountaineers under Jim Phelan, the legendary coach was "always juiced to play" the Greyhounds.
9:26 AM EST, November 15, 2012
For the second straight year, The Baltimore Sun has counted down the best returning Division I college basketball players from this area. Players were chosen based on previous college accomplishments and projections for the 2012-13 season. College coaches, sports information directors, writers and others were consulted in compiling this list
1:00 PM EST, February 5, 2013
There will be no mistaking Maryland's 2013 football recruiting class with a 2012 group that was highlighted by five-star receiver Stefon Diggs and four-star running back Wes Brown. Star power like that doesn't pass through College Park every year.
1:43 PM EST, November 14, 2012
There will be plenty of local Division I men's college basketball players to follow when the 2012-13 season tips off Friday. By my count, 83 players from the Baltimore area are on DI rosters this year.
February 14, 2012
Kyle Schmitt knows a thing or two about Division I walk-ons.
8:27 PM EDT, March 11, 2012
Sixteen Baltimore-area players will participate in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Check out the list below.
November 9, 2011
16. Dylon Cormier, Loyola
8:40 AM EDT, August 29, 2012
During the 2011 college football season, 79 players from the Baltimore area suited up for Football Bowl Subdivision programs. This year, that number will increase by 10.
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