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  • Terps grant three players' requests to be released from men's basketball team

    Terps grant three players' requests to be released from men's basketball team
    Maryland basketball fans had been clamoring all throughout the team’s disappointing 17-15 season for third-year coach Mark Turgeon to do a makeover of the roster before the program joined the Big Ten. On Tuesday, what seemed like pure mid-winter...
  • Bobby Collins named men's basketball coach at UMES

    College basketball Bobby Collins named men's coach at UMES Bobby Collins left Winston-Salem State on Tuesday to become men's basketball coach at UMES, agreeing to a four-year contract with a base salary of $135,000. Collins, 48, spent eight seasons...
  • After 'limping' to Sweet 16 in 2013, Terps women now healthy enough to charge ahead

    After 'limping' to Sweet 16 in 2013, Terps women now healthy enough to charge ahead
    COLLEGE PARK — The crutches that came to symbolize last season have long since been stored away, and the three Maryland women's basketball players no longer need to run up and down the Comcast Center stairs to work their way back from knee surgeries...
  • Walbrook's Roscoe Smith won a title with UConn, but not this one

    Walbrook's Roscoe Smith won a title with UConn, but not this one
    As members of the national champion Connecticut men's basketball team took turns cutting down the nets at AT&T Stadium late Monday night, missing from the long line of scissor-wielding champs was a former Baltimore basketball star. Roscoe Smith, who...
  • New floor would be improvement for Arbutus Rec Center

    New floor would be improvement for Arbutus Rec Center
    The unique sound of a basketball being dribbled on a hard tile floor echoed through the Arbutus Recreation Center last Wednesday afternoon as a group of kids played an afterschool game. But that sound could be gone along with the tile surface that...
  • Maryland basketball adds 7-footer Michal Cekovsky to incoming class

    Maryland basketball adds 7-footer Michal Cekovsky to incoming class
    Maryland's lack of any inside presence at both ends of the court was a large part of its disappointing 17-15 season. Trying to rectify that, the Terps have added Slovakian 7-footer Michal Cekovsky, who spent last season playing at a basketball academy...
  • Gary Williams announced as Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee

    Gary Williams announced as Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee
    Even before he took Maryland to its first Final Four in 2001 and led the Terps to their only national championship the following season, Gary Williams had long been a respected member of the college coaching fraternity. On Monday, that opinion was...
  • Terps women's title hopes vanish quickly as Notre Dame cruises, 87-61, in Final Four

    Terps women's title hopes vanish quickly as Notre Dame cruises, 87-61, in Final Four
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. --This is what Maryland kept desperately hoping to defer — that moment when its memorable, overachieving season would crash to an end, and senior star Alyssa Thomas would walk off the court for the final time in her college career....
  • Terps fans travel, die hard

    Terps fans travel, die hard
    Former Terps women's basketball players Marissa Coleman and Kim Rodgers sat quietly at a table in Looney's Bar and Pub on Route 1 in College Park as Sunday's Final Four game came to an end. Maryland lost, 87-61, to undefeated Notre Dame at Bridgestone...
  • Ex-Terps player Billy Jones reflects on breaking ACC's color barrier in basketball

    Ex-Terps player Billy Jones reflects on breaking ACC's color barrier in basketball
    On occasion, Billy Jones' granddaughter reminds him of what he'd as soon forget. "Pop-Pop, you are old," Cleo Pounds will say. That's Jones' cue to dig out his scrapbooks, curl up on the sofa and regale the 8-year-old with sporting tales of yore —...
  • Terps looking to 'crash the party' at women's basketball Final Four

    Terps looking to 'crash the party' at women's basketball Final Four
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — On the day before the women's Final Four, commentators and fans inside Bridgestone Arena used words like "epic" and "historic" to describe an almost irresistible championship game matchup of unbeaten teams to rival college...
  • Siena, former Loyola coach Patsos win CBI

    Men's college basketball Siena, former Loyola coach Patsos win CBI Siena men's basketball coach Jimmy Patsos ripped a sign with the Gandhi quote "First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight with you, then you win" off the locker...