There was plenty of inspiration for a struggling Maryland men’s basketball team to draw from Saturday night against Iowa. Along with a raucous crowd, there were the school’s two Final Four teams and Hall of Fame coach Gary Williams.
None of that seemed to lift the young Terps nor faze the equally young Hawkeyes.
Led by freshmen Jordan Bohannon and Tyler Cook, Iowa torched Maryland’s defense from 3-point range and manhandled the Terps inside en route to a never-in-doubt 83-69 victory.
It got so bad that for the first time this season, the No. 24 Terps were booed by their own fans at home in the second half when Iowa reserve Nicholas Baer missed a shot and scored on a...