Maryland forward/center Obinna Ekezie slams through two points against Wake Forest.
Maryland forward/center Obinna Ekezie slams through two points against Wake Forest. (Baltimore Sun photo by Karl Merton Ferron)

Dec. 3, 1998: The No. 2-ranked Terps make their first 14 shots en route to a 92-69 victory over Wake Forest in their Atlantic Coast Conference opener at Cole Field House. Obinna Ekezie (19 points), Steve Francis (18) and Laron Profit (16) lead undefeated Maryland to its eighth win.

Dec. 5, 1991: Joe Krivak resigns as Maryland football coach after going 20-34-2 in five seasons at College Park. He'll be replaced by Mark Duffner who will do no better (20-35) in his five-year stint.


Dec. 3, 1984: Navy (3-0) defeats American, 84-68, behind David Robinson, its 6-foot-11 sophomore center. "He got 29 points," Navy coach Paul Evans says, "and there have been years here when we died for two guys to get 29 points."

Dec. 3, 1973: Marvin Webster, Morgan State's 7-foot junior, scores 38 points, grabs 29 rebounds and blocks eight shots as the Bears stop Towson State, 79-65, for the Schaefer Metro Classic basketball championship.

Dec. 7, 1968: For the fourth straight game the Colts don't allow a touchdown as they defeat Green Bay, 16-3. The Packers, defending Super Bowl champs, lose four fumbles to visiting Baltimore (12-1), which has surrendered just 12 points in the past four games in its march to Super Bowl III.

Dec 7, 1962: In a football game between national high school powers, Poly loses, 19-7, to Miami (Fla.) before 10,000 in the Orange Bowl. It's the first defeat in 10 games for coach Bob Lumsden's Engineers, who get a 78-yard touchdown run from Ernie Torain but little else.

Dec. 2, 1926: In its first basketball game as a member of the Maryland Scholastic League, Forest Park stuns Poly, 17-13, holding the Engineers without a field goal in the first half.


Dec. 8, 1968: Right-hander Mike Mussina, a five-time All-Star with the Orioles who won 147 games in 10 years here and led Baltimore to two playoff appearances.

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