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  • Maryland's defense worries coach Mark Turgeon

    Maryland's defense worries coach Mark Turgeon
    Before arriving at Maryland, Mark Turgeon’s Texas A&M teams  had been known for defense. In his last season there, the Aggies ranked 19th in the nation in fewest points allowed and went 24-9. "His values are pretty simple," mentor Larry Brown, now...
  • 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,...
  • A few moves Mark Turgeon could make to jump-start Terps

    A few moves Mark Turgeon could make to jump-start Terps
    Mark Turgeon has said repeatedly that he was going to coach differently this season, that he wasn't going to worry about a player's ego, that he was going to do what was best for his team. A three-game snapshot is certainly not enough to make a final...
  • Mark Turgeon and Terps embracing challenge of playing at Ohio State

    Mark Turgeon and Terps embracing challenge of playing at Ohio State
    Mark Turgeon was on the road recruiting this summer when the schedule for this season's ACC-Big Ten Challenge was announced. He remembers his initial reaction when he learned that the Terps were going on the road for the second straight year. “I...
  • Terps basketball faces two big problems at No. 5 Ohio State: 1st road game and Craft

    Terps basketball faces two big problems at No. 5 Ohio State: 1st road game and Craft
    Welcome to a second season of Morning Shootaround. We will follow the Terps throughout the 2013-14 season, but this year in this space, we will provide a look ahead rather than back. We will try to analyze Maryland's strengths and weaknesses, as well as...
  • Shy off the court, Terps' Roddy Peters is getting ready for his close-up

    Shy off the court, Terps' Roddy Peters is getting ready for his close-up
    COLLEGE PARK — It was Maryland's media day, and Roddy Peters kept forgetting to look at the cameras surrounding him. The freshman point guard would glance up momentarily, but then his gaze would drop again until he was staring at his shoes....
  • Maryland needs to start getting more out of Shaquille Cleare

    Maryland needs to start getting more out of Shaquille Cleare
    ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands -- Charles Mitchell is admittedly a little biased when it comes to Maryland teammate Shaquille Cleare, but the sophomore forward who seems to be ready every game insists that Terps fans have yet to see the real Shaq, who has yet...
  • Breaking down the Terps' Paradise Jam hopes, bowl scenarios and new commit

    Breaking down the Terps' Paradise Jam hopes, bowl scenarios and new commit
    Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus and Jeff Barker and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three of the biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. Given the way the Terps have played this season, would you be more surprised if they won...
  • Terps pull away from Marist in second half, 68-43, to advance to Paradise Jam semifinal

    Terps pull away from Marist in second half, 68-43, to advance to Paradise Jam semifinal
    ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — Another forgettable first half had slowly, and sloppily, given way to a double-digit lead for Maryland in Friday’s opening round of the Paradise Jam. But then a 16-point lead had suddenly, and predictably,...
  • After forgettable start to season, a Cleare improvement for Terps center

    After forgettable start to season, a Cleare improvement for Terps center
    ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — If Shaquille Cleare becomes the kind of player both Gary Williams and Mark Turgeon thought he'd be when they recruited against one another for the 6-foot-9, 265-pound center, Cleare and others might point to Friday&...
  • Don Markus previews Maryland's Paradise Jam semifinal vs. Northern Iowa

    Don Markus previews Maryland's Paradise Jam semifinal vs. Northern Iowa
    Welcome to a second season of Morning Shootaround. We will follow the Terps throughout the 2013-14 season, but in this space this year, we will provide a look ahead, rather than back. We will try to analyze Maryland's strengths and weaknesses, as well...
  • Terps men start slow once again, recover for 80-66 win over Northern Iowa

    Terps men start slow once again, recover for 80-66 win over Northern Iowa
    On the national radar, Maryland’s 80-66 victory Sunday over Northern Iowa in the semifinals of the Paradise Jam barely registered a blip. But it was the biggest win of the season for the slow-starting Terps, one third-year coach Mark Turgeon hopes...