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  • Despite loss, President Obama's visit caps 'great weekend for Maryland athletics'

    Despite loss, President Obama's visit caps 'great weekend for Maryland athletics'
    Len Elmore couldn't remember whether Richard Nixon ever came to Cole Field House during his presidency, but the former Maryland basketball star recalled an executive order given to longtime coach Lefty Driesell. "Nixon told Lefty that he couldn't play,...
  • Jake Layman's 22 points help Terps hold off Florida Atlantic, 66-62

    Jake Layman's 22 points help Terps hold off Florida Atlantic, 66-62
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland had just won at Boston College, but Mark Turgeon was barely allowing himself to savor the moment. The Terps’ coach had already moved on to the next game and was fretting about Florida Atlantic, just 40 hours away....
  • Terps Trio: NCAA tourney hopes, football thoughts and Melo Trimble-Dion Wiley showdown

    Terps Trio: NCAA tourney hopes, football thoughts and Melo Trimble-Dion Wiley showdown
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. How surprising is it that the Maryland basketball team found its way onto ESPN.com’s...
  • Terps basketball prepares for a first: a visit from the president

    Terps basketball prepares for a first: a visit from the president
    COLLEGE PARK — Roberto Nelson insists that he isn't losing focus. Oregon State's leading scorer says his concentration is solely on the men's basketball game the Beavers (1-1) will play on Sunday at Maryland (1-1). But, as he prepared for the...
  • Terps coach Mark Turgeon, 'being a Grinch right now' to his players

    Terps coach Mark Turgeon, 'being a Grinch right now' to his players
    For at least one day, Mark Turgeon is the coach who banned Christmas. Not that the Terps are not going to be allowed to celebrate with their families next week, but until after the game against Saturday's Boston University (6-5) at Comcast Center, the...
  • Roddy Peters and Nick Faust adjusting to new roles for Terps

    Roddy Peters and Nick Faust adjusting to new roles for Terps
    — The college basketball careers of Maryland guards Roddy Peters and Nick Faust crossed an invisible threshhold last week, when the freshman point guard took over running the team from junior Dez Wells and the junior shooting guard from Baltimore...
  • After loss to Boston University, Terps coach Mark Turgeon says he's 'trying to figure it out'

    After loss to Boston University, Terps coach Mark Turgeon says he's 'trying to figure it out'
    COLLEGE PARK — Mark Turgeon has often said that good teams need to win conference games on the road. But the Maryland men's basketball head coach might have added this corrollary: First, you need to establish dominance on your home floor. That...
  • Little holiday cheer for Maryland in 83-77 loss to Boston University

    Little holiday cheer for Maryland in 83-77 loss to Boston University
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland men's basketball head coach Mark Turgeon wouldn’t allow his Terps to say the word “Christmas” until after Saturday’s game against Boston University at Comcast Center. Given how the Terps played,...
  • State girls basketball tournament moving to Towson's SECU Arena

    State girls basketball tournament moving to Towson's SECU Arena
    The girls state basketball tournament will move to Towson University's new SECU Arena in March after 20 years at UMBC. "UMBC's been great to us over the years, but it's a beautiful new facility at Towson," said Andy Warner, assistant director of the...
  • No. 8 Terps women run out of steam against No. 1 UConn, 72-55, at Comcast Center

    No. 8 Terps women run out of steam against No. 1 UConn, 72-55, at Comcast Center
    The No. 8 Maryland women's basketball team kept up with top-ranked Connecticut on Friday night, but for only so long. After tying the game 43-43 with 18:50 left in the second half, Maryland all but ran out of steam against the defending national...
  • SECU is paying too much for Towson arena naming rights

    SECU is paying too much for Towson arena naming rights
    I belong to the SECU credit union, and quite frankly I'm disgusted that it will pay Towson University $4.75 million over the next 10 years to have the university's new basketball facility called SECU Arena ("Towson gets $4.75 million from SECU for arena...
  • Terps men's basketball team to play twice on ESPN's 'Big Monday' package

    Terps men's basketball team to play twice on ESPN's 'Big Monday' package
    Maryland will play twice as part of ESPN's new ACC "Big Monday" package, the network announced Wednesday. The Terps will travel to Virginia on Feb. 10 and host ACC newcomer Syracuse at Comcast Center two weeks later. Both games are scheduled for 7 p.m....