Playing a patient slow-down offense that ran lots of time off the clock, Boston College's women's lacrosse team gave Maryland its toughest game of the season Saturday. In the end, however, the Terps were the ones who milked the clock to victory.
The Maryland women's basketball team faces Texas' McGee-Stafford — sister of JaVale McGee of the NBA's Denver Nuggets and the daughter of former Olympian and WNBA player Pam McGee — in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Maryland, which is contesting the exit fee as it prepares to join the Big Ten Conference in July, accuses the ACC of seeking to withhold information, along with more than $20 million in shared conference revenue.
Navy's defense is often overshadowed by a high-powered offense that grabs all the headlines, but goalie Annie Foky and her stingy teammates in the back are the best Division I unit in the country at holding down the opposition.
Before Maryland¿s game against Florida State in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament began Thursday afternoon at the Greensboro Coliseum, Smotrycz stood on the sideline near the team's bench, his hands in the pockets of his warmup pants.
Maryland junior forward Evan Smotrycz's availability is in question for Thursday's ACC tournament second-round game against Florida State because of lower back spasms, an athletic department spokesman said.
As familiar as Maryland became with Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum, the Terps -- who play there Thursday against Florida State in their final ACC tournament before departing for the Big Ten -- could never quite shake the sense that they were guests at somebody else's party.
Asked on Monday¿s ACC coaches¿ teleconference about how difficult it has been to get Allen to play consistently within the team¿s offense, Turgeon said, ¿It¿s a constant battle with him, he¿s still learning how to play, learning the game, and learning situations.