Digest: Hawks' Malcolm Delaney (Towson Catholic) has ankle surgery
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Apr 10, 2018 | 12:26 AM
Atlanta Hawks guard Malcolm Delaney (Towson Catholic), already out for the season, had arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle. The expected recovery time is six to eight weeks. Delaney has been out since March 6 with the left ankle sprain. He averaged 6.3 points and 3.0 assists in 54 games, including three starts.
Men's college basketball
Pallotti grad Owens transfers to Texas Tech
Former St. John's men's basketball center Tariq Owens, a 6-foot-11, 205-pound Odenton native who will be eligible to play as a graduate transfer next season, announced Monday that he will finish his much-traveled college career at Texas Tech. Owens, who graduated from St. Vincent Pallotti and spent a postgraduate year at Mount Zion Prep, picked the Red Raiders over Maryland and the Red Storm after his visit to Lubbock this past weekend. Owens had visited College Park earlier last week. It marks the third stop for Owens, who began his career at Tennessee before transferring to St. John's. Owens, who played two years at St. John's, averaged career highs of 8.4 points, 5.9 rebounds and a Big East Conference -best 2.8 blocked shots last season in a little more than 30 minutes per game.
Maryland takes top spot in Inside Lacrosse Top 20 poll
For the first time this season, the Maryland men's lacrosse team sits atop the newest Inside Lacrosse media poll released Monday. The reigning NCAA champion Terps benefited from then-No. 1 Albany's 11-7 upset loss at UMBC on Friday night. Maryland (9-1), which outlasted then-No. 15 Penn State , 13-12, on Sunday night, moved from No. 2 to No. 1. The Great Danes (10-1), who edged Maryland, 11-10, on March 10, slipped one spot to No. 2. Johns Hopkins (8-2) rose from No. 5 to No. 4 after defeating Ohio State, 13-10. Loyola Maryland (7-3) moved up from No. 11 to No. 10 after whipping then-No. 17 Lehigh, 16-10. Navy (7-4) made its first appearance in the top 20 at No. 17 after beating Colgate, 12-10.
— Edward Lee
Varsity basketball: Despite a 39-point performance from Dulaney's All-Metro guard Josh Cornish, Maryland couldn't stay with its Pennsylvania counterparts, falling 134-114 in the Maryland-Pennsylvania senior all-star game at Harrisburg Christian Athletic Center on Saturday. Perry Hall guard Tyler Holley, who was instrumental in the Gators' back-to-back Class 4A state titles, finished with 18 points and eight rebounds. In the girls game on Saturday, Glenelg's Jessica Foster beat the buzzer with a 30-foot 3-pointer to lead Maryland past Pennsylvania, 83-81.
Motorcycle racing:Brandon Price, 16, of White Hall won an American Flat Track singles event Saturday at the Harley-Davidson Atlanta Short Track at Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Ga. Price won the 15-lap race in 5 minutes, 1.648 seconds, with a winning margin of 1.667 seconds.
Men's college rugby: Mount St. Mary's announced that it's making coach Jay Myles a full-time university employee, providing student-athlete rugby scholarships and increasing the program's budget. Under Myles, the Mountaineers won the 2016 National Small College Rugby Organization's national championship. The program has moved into the Chesapeake Collegiate Rugby Conference, a Division I-AA conference under USA Rugby. In addition, the 7s team competed in and won the Philadelphia region of the Collegiate Rugby Championship to qualify for the 2018 National Collegiate Rugby Championship 7s tournament in the Premier Division.
Arena Football League: The Baltimore Brigade will host an open house Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at Royal Farms Arena. The event is free and open to the public. Fans will have the opportunity to come on the field and meet members of the team and coaching staff for activities and photos. The season begins Friday, when the Brigade host the Washington Valor at 7 p.m.