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  • Terps scramble in final seconds but unable to defeat No. 4 Syracuse

    Terps scramble in final seconds but unable to defeat No. 4 Syracuse
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland erased a 12-point deficit in the last 12 minutes and had its chances against No. 4 Syracuse Monday night at Comcast Center. What the Terps haven't done much of the season — hit big shots — they couldn't do against...
  • Terps withstand late Miami rally to win 74-71 at Comcast Center

    Terps withstand late Miami rally to win 74-71 at Comcast Center
    COLLEGE PARK -- Dez Wells had done the same thing before the season even started, during a private scrimmage at Comcast Center against Villanova. Back then, the Maryland season was full of promise. On Wednesday night, the Terps were bordering somewhere ...
  • Mark Turgeon and the Terps made the right adjustments in their win over Miami

    Mark Turgeon and the Terps made the right adjustments in their win over Miami
    COLLEGE PARK — The critics who have been on Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon this season for his team’s stagnant motion offense and soft man-to-man defense were silenced — at least for the moment — in the...
  • Maryland coaches Mark Turgeon, Brenda Frese initially opposed move to Big Ten

    Maryland coaches Mark Turgeon, Brenda Frese initially opposed move to Big Ten
    COLLEGE PARK — A year ago, coaches representing the University of Maryland's 19 athletic teams lined up across the back wall of a meeting room in the student union, all dressed in red. The plan, according to an internal email, was to present a...
  • President Obama planning to attend Maryland basketball game against Oregon State on Sunday

    President Obama planning to attend Maryland basketball game against Oregon State on Sunday
    Astute Maryland basketball fans had long known that the Terps might not be the biggest headliners at Sunday's game against Oregon State. Sure enough, Maryland will be overshadowed at the game by President Barack Obama and the First Family. According...
  • Terps don't impress in 90-83 loss to Oregon State in front of President Obama

    Terps don't impress in 90-83 loss to Oregon State in front of President Obama
    Maryland’s work-in-progress team took the floor Sunday night in a game that felt important because of a big, energized crowd that came not only for the Terps, but to see President Obama and his family seated behind the visitors’ bench. If...
  • 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 disappointed with Terps' 1-2 start

    Mark Turgeon disappointed with Terps' 1-2 start
    I was curious what Maryland coach Mark Turgeon was going to say with a day to reflect on Sunday's 90-83 loss to Oregon State at Comcast Center. Since Turgeon is not scheduled to talk with the media until Tuesday morning, I tuned in his weekly radio show...
  • Mark Turgeon says 'there's a good chance' Roddy Peters starts at point guard Friday

    Mark Turgeon says 'there's a good chance' Roddy Peters starts at point guard Friday
    Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon said Tuesday that "there's a good chance" freshman point guard Roddy Peters will start Friday against Marist in the opening round of the Paradise Jam tournament in the Virgin Islands. Peters had his best game...
  • 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....