Before the Redskins lost in Super Bowl VII, No. 3 N.C. State defeated No. 2 Maryland, 87-85, on a last second putback by David Thompson.

March 2, 1974
There may have been as many as 16,000 in attendance in the last Cole appearance by McMillen and Len Elmore, a 110-75 rout of Virginia.

Jan. 16, 1975
No. 4 N.C. State's Thompson got 33, but No. 5 Maryland ended a six-game losing streak to the Wolfpack with a 103-85 romp.

Dec. 20, 1978
The unranked Terps ran past No. 4 N.C. State, 124-110, as Ernie Graham, a sophomore out of Dunbar High, poured in 44 points, still a school record

Jan. 27, 1979
Larry Gibson, another Dunbar product, converted a three-point play with one second left as unranked Maryland upset No. 1 Notre Dame, 67-66.

Feb. 27, 1982
En route to a fifth place finish in the ACC, the unranked Terps got 27 points from Adrian Branch and beat No. 1 Virginia and Ralph Sampson, 47-46, in overtime.

Feb. 16, 1983
Branch (left) helps another unranked Maryland team post a 106-94 upset of No. 3 North Carolina, the defending NCAA champ that boasts Michael Jordan.

Jan. 14, 1985
Len Bias and Maryland's defending Atlantic Coast Conference champions topped Duke in overtime, 78-76.

Dec. 12, 1989
En route to its first berth in the NCAA tournament, Coppin State shocked Maryland, 70-63. Since then, the Terps have won 85 consecutive nonconference games at Cole.

March 14, 1991
Richmond and Terry Connolly knock off Syracuse and Billy Owens, 73-69. It was the second NCAA tournament win for a No. 15 seed over a No. 2.

Feb. 11, 1992