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  • No. 10 Hopkins loses 3-goal lead in 3rd loss in row, 13-9 to No. 6 UNC

    No. 10 Hopkins loses 3-goal lead in 3rd loss in row, 13-9 to No. 6 UNC
    No. 10 Johns Hopkins allowed a three-goal advantage in the second quarter to slip through its fingers as No. 6 North Carolina scored eight of the second half's 10 goals to finish off a 13-9 victory at Homewood Field. The loss was the third in a row...
  • Nation lacrosse: Harvard men surprise No. 2 Cornell on road

    The visiting Harvard men's lacrosse team scored six goals in the third quarter to upset No. 2 Cornell, 14-9, on Saturday. The Crimson took sole possession of first place in the Ivy League with the win. Will Walker scored two of his game-high four...
  • Maryland men's lacrosse appears to have cemented berth in ACC tournament

    Maryland men's lacrosse appears to have cemented berth in ACC tournament
    No. 6 Maryland's 9-6 victory over No. 7 Virginia on Sunday not only helped the Terps rebound from their first loss of the season to North Carolina, but it appears to have also have sealed them a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. The...
  • Ex-Terps player Billy Jones reflects on breaking ACC's color barrier in basketball

    Ex-Terps player Billy Jones reflects on breaking ACC's color barrier in basketball
    On occasion, Billy Jones' granddaughter reminds him of what he'd as soon forget. "Pop-Pop, you are old," Cleo Pounds will say. That's Jones' cue to dig out his scrapbooks, curl up on the sofa and regale the 8-year-old with sporting tales of yore —...
  • Maryland will face familiar foe in home farewell to ACC

    Maryland will face familiar foe in home farewell to ACC
    COLLEGE PARK — More than six decades after playing its first Atlantic Coast Conference game at Ritchie Coliseum, Maryland will play its last ACC regular season game Sunday at Comcast Center against No. 5 Virginia. The Cavaliers were there for...
  • Gary Williams deserves Naismith Hall of Fame induction, friends and ex-colleagues say

    Gary Williams deserves Naismith Hall of Fame induction, friends and ex-colleagues say
    Dave Dickerson hasn't checked the resumes and accomplishments of all the college basketball coaches in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, yet the former Maryland assistant coach and player knows something about one who is on the brink of...
  • Lefty Driesell talks about close losses, which have become common for current Terps

    Lefty Driesell talks about close losses, which have become common for current Terps
    Maryland's recent stretch of close games and tough defeats is nearly unprecedented in the men's basketball program's modern history. It has been nearly 30 years since the Terps have played in as many games decided by four points or less. Maryland is...
  • Terps women ready to finish strong in their last ACC basketball tournament

     Terps women ready to finish strong in their last ACC basketball tournament
    With the eighth-ranked Maryland women's basketball team set to make its final appearance in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, coach Brenda Frese has been educating her team about the program's storied history in the event, including a record 10...
  • A slow slide to the Big Ten [Commentary]

    A slow slide to the Big Ten [Commentary]
    Maryland's leaving the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) is like a slow death. There's nothing immediate about it. It's sad, toxic and terribly emotional. This isn't just about history and tradition — or even conference pride. For seasoned fans of...
  • Terps feel they're 'a really good tournament team' as they head into ACC tourney

    Terps feel they're 'a really good tournament team' as they head into ACC tourney
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The odds of Maryland winning the 61st Atlantic Coast Conference tournament and reaching the NCAA tournament might seem like a longshot to those who've spent the past few months watching the Terps struggle with their consistency....
  • Lacrosse roundup: Johns Hopkins women win 8th in a row

    Dene' DiMartino scored three of her career-high-tying four goals in the second half Wednesday to lead No. 9 Johns Hopkins past visiting Boston University, 11-8. The Blue Jays tied the school Division I record for wins to start the season with their...
  • Alyssa Thomas sets program scoring record, but Terps fall to UNC in ACC quarterfinal

    Alyssa Thomas sets program scoring record, but Terps fall to UNC in ACC quarterfinal
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The eighth-ranked Maryland women's basketball team's final appearance in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament lasted but one game, with the Terps unable to overcome an unsightly first half that included turnovers and missed...