Blake, Dixon to play in alumni game at Maryland Madness

The Baltimore Sun

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Maryland men’s basketball national championship in 2002, the Terps will welcome back four of the five starters from that team for the program’s annual “Maryland Madness” this Friday at Comcast Center.

Juan Dixon, Steve Blake, Byron Mouton and Chris Wilcox, are expected to play in the alumni game that starts at 10:30 p.m, according to a Maryland news release. Johnny Rhodes, Mike Grinnon and Dave Neal are also planning to play.

The 40th Maryland Madness is set to start at 9:30 p.m. and will include performances by the university’s spirit team, pep band and dance squad. The 2011-2012 men’s and women’s basketball programs will be introduced at 11 p.m. that night and showcase a brief scrimmage.

Doors open at 9 p.m. and no tickets are needed. Comcast SportsNet will air live coverage starting at 10:30 p.m. as well.

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