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  • Sweet 16: Eric Atkins, Notre Dame

    Sweet 16: Eric Atkins, Notre Dame
    With Notre Dame up 63-62 with 42 seconds remaining against Xavier in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Eric Atkins had the ball in his hands with designs on increasing the Irish’s tenuous lead. The Mount St. Joseph grad took the inbounds...
  • Don Markus: Terps and Wells seem to be getting raw deal from NCAA

    Don Markus: Terps and Wells seem to be getting raw deal from NCAA
    The news that Dez Wells was transferring from Xavier to Maryland over the summer brought mixed reactions from Terps fans who knew about the player’s triumphs and troubles during his freshman year at the Ohio school. Wells was one of the best...
  • Dez Wells cleared by NCAA, will play for Maryland this season

    Dez Wells cleared by NCAA, will play for Maryland this season
    Two days before opening the season against defending national champion Kentucky, the Maryland basketball team scored its first significant victory Wednesday when transfer Dez Wells was declared eligible by the NCAA. Wells, a 6-foot-5 sophomore guard from...
  • Terps strive to push past Elite Eight

    Terps strive to push past Elite Eight
    Even with the Final Four not for another five months, the Maryland women's basketball players already are having wistful thoughts of New Orleans. The Crescent City is the site of the sport's showcase event this season, and the fifth-ranked Terps say...
  • College basketball: Local players prepare for NCAA tournament

    College basketball: Local players prepare for NCAA tournament
    There will be nearly 1,000 student-athletes, representing 68 different schools, participating in this year's NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament, which kicks off this week at sites around the country. Although Howard County isn't home to one of...
  • The Next Level: NCAA tournament edition

    The Next Level: NCAA tournament edition
    Sixteen basketball players from the Baltimore area took part in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. After the first weekend of play, how many remain? Here's a look at how all 16 players fared. Still alive * C.J. Fair's top-seeded Syracuse squad got...
  • Local college hoops roundup: Loyola falls by 12 to Wake Forest

    Local college hoops roundup: Loyola falls by 12 to Wake Forest
    Wake Forest 75, Loyola 63 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- C.J. Harris scored 20 points, Travis McKie added 19 and Wake Forest beat Loyola (Md.) 75-63 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams. The Deacons survived despite suffering through 22-of-46...
  • NCAA governance issues will have trickle-down effect on smaller Division I conferences, schools

    NCAA governance issues will have trickle-down effect on smaller Division I conferences, schools
    Membership stable after two years of upheaval, Colonial Athletic Association and Atlantic 10 Conference schools and officials turn their attention to the growing movement among the NCAA's power conferences toward greater freedom to govern themselves....
  • Tuesday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Tides earn split vs. Clippers with Game 2 comeback

    Minor-league baseball: International League: Cord Phelps hit a three-run triple as the Norfolk Tides rallied in Game 2 for a 7-4 victory over Columbus to earn a split of Tuesday afternoon's soggy doubleheader against the Clippers at Harbor Park. In...
  • Saturday's local interest men's college basketball roundup: Hampton survives despite Phoebus grad's 38 points for Howard

    Phoebus High graduate James Daniel netted a career-high 38 points for Howard, but Hampton University hung on to defeat the Bison 81-78 Saturday night in Washington. Du'Vaughn Maxwell scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Pirates, and...
  • Gators, 'Cats early favorites for conference hoops tournaments

    Gators, 'Cats early favorites for conference hoops tournaments
    Florida and Arizona were tabbed early favorites to win their conference basketball tournaments according to one odds maker. Top-ranked Florida comes in as a 2/3 favorite to win the Southeastern Conference tourney according to Bovada. Kentucky (3/1)...
  • Warren lifts NC State to win, trip to Orlando

    Warren lifts NC State to win, trip to Orlando
    DAYTON, Ohio — Sophomore guard T.J. Warren scored 25 points and guard Ralston Turner added 17, lifting North Carolina State to a 74-59 victory over Xavier in a first-round NCAA Tournament game between No. 12 seeds on Tuesday night at the...