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Tracking the Terps

Tracking the Terps News and notes on Maryland football, basketball and other sports
With losses at the top, Maryland finally could be No. 1 in Monday's rankings

Two weeks ago, the Maryland men’s basketball team seemed on the verge of dropping out of the top 10 in the Associated Press poll for the first time this season after a second Big Ten Conference road loss in as many weeks, to Michigan State.

Now the Terps could be on the brink of their first in-season No. 1 ranking in school history.

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Big Ten basketball power rankings (Feb. 8)

Every Monday of the Big Ten Conference men's basketball season, The Baltimore Sun will present its weekly power rankings of the league's NCAA tournament-level teams.

The rankings primarily consider teams' efficiency, head-to-head results and health, among other criteria.

Click the pictures above for the rankings. Click here for last week's rankings.

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Maryland senior Rasheed Sulaimon comes up with another big performance on a big stage

For Maryland senior Rasheed Sulaimon, playing for the Terps this season was a chance to reshape an image that was stained by his dismissal from Duke last year and teach some teammates how to play in big games.

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DJ Durkin has Super Bowl connection to Maryland great Randy White

Maryland coach DJ Durkin was born on Jan. 15, 1978, which happened to be Super Bowl Sunday. The Dallas Cowboys beat Denver, 27-10, in Super Bowl XII at the Superdome in New Orleans, La., behind a staunch defensive effort. One of the most valuable players of that game?

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Four things DJ Durkin looks for in a Maryland recruit

On the recruiting trail, DJ Durkin knows exactly what he and his staff are looking for.

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Walker-Kimbrough's encore performance leads No. 5 Maryland over No. 17 Michigan State, 85-76

Shatori Walker-Kimbrough put her name in the Maryland record book with a prolific shooting performance that rendered No. 17 Michigan State defenseless.

Walker-Kimbrough scored 30 points, Brionna Jones had 17 points and 17 rebounds, and the fifth-ranked Terrapins topped the Spartans 85-76 Friday night for their ninth consecutive victory.

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