The Maryland men’s basketball team missed getting the first No. 1 in-season ranking in school history Monday.
The Terps were ranked No. 2 in both the USA Today Sports coaches’ poll, where they were ranked No. 3 last week, and the Associated Press media poll, where they had been ranked No. 4. Villanova passed them to reach No. 1 in both polls.
Oklahoma and North Carolina, which were No. 1 last week in the AP poll and the USA Today Sports poll, respectively, lost last week. The Tar Heels lost twice.
In the coaches poll, Maryland received the same number of first-place votes (11) as the Wildcats, but finished with four fewer points overall. In the AP poll,...