Tracking the Terps

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Five things to know about incoming Maryland quarterback Josh Jackson

Monday’s announcement on Twitter by Virginia Tech quarterback Josh Jackson that he had committed to spend the last two years of his college career at Maryland created a pretty big buzz on social media from Blacksburg, Va., to College Park.

Here are five things for Maryland fans to know about Jackson before he arrives later this year.


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No. 8 Maryland women storm back, beat Minnesota at buzzer, 71-69

The Maryland women’s basketball team began the game with a thud, trailed by 16 points in the third quarter and appeared well on its way to falling out of first place in the Big Ten.

An unfathomable comeback ensued, and by the end of the night coach Brenda Frese found herself talking about “an incredible, special win.”

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No. 10 Maryland women beat Northwestern, 72-57, take top spot in Big Ten

As the Maryland women’s basketball team enters the pivotal part of the regular season, the Terps appear to possess all the necessary qualities to make a run at the Big Ten title.

They're deep, talented and, just as important, energized.

Stephanie Jones (Aberdeen) had 16 points and nine rebounds, reserve Sara Vujacic made all four of her shots during the decisive first half and No.

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Maryland football player taken to Shock Trauma as precaution after falling ill during team workout

A Maryland football player who fell ill during a team workout Tuesday afternoon in College Park was transported to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he was kept overnight for observation before being released Wednesday, multiple sources with knowledge of the situation told The Baltimore Sun.

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With Maryland struggling early, 'Stix' steps up to lead No. 24 Terps past Nebraska

Bruno Fernando was frustrated, feeling a little claustrophobic with all the double teams the Nebraska men’s basketball team was throwing at him. Anthony Cowan Jr. was still in an offensive funk, seemingly trying to find a balance between not shooting too much or even at all.

It was left to Jalen Smith to rescue No. 24 Maryland from another slow start and potentially another bad loss.

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Instant analysis: Jalen Smith leads No. 24 Maryland past Nebraska, 60-45

Maryland men’s basketball freshman Jalen Smith spent more than 30 minutes after practice ended Tuesday afternoon getting hit with rubber blocking pads by strength coach Kyle Tarp and a couple of team managers trying to toughen up a player called "Stix” around the basket.

What Smith got out of the session materialized Wednesday night against Nebraska at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

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