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Underrated before season, Terps now among Big Ten's best teams
Underrated before season, Terps now among Big Ten's best teams

Two months ago, the Maryland men’s basketball team was picked to finish 10th by a group of more than two dozen members of the media covering the Big Ten. Trying not to get carried away with the hype surrounding freshman point guard Melo Trimble and the talk of improved chemistry coming out College Park, I picked them to finish seventh. On Sunday, ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Williams said before the Maryland-Oklahoma State game that the 17th-ranked Terps “are probably the second-best team in the Big Ten.” After a 73-64 victory over the Cowboys at Gallagher-Iba Arena, there is little doubt that Mark Turgeon’s team is currently the second-best team in its...

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