The Terps entered Tuesday night¿s game believing there could be no better occasion than in their farewell to the proud Dean Smith Center, a light-blue nightmare for visitors in which Maryland had lost seven of its previous eight games.
Maryland (13-9, 5-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) will likely need a productive outing from Allen if it is to win the final regular-season game in its 60-year ACC series against North Carolina (14-7, 4-4) on Tuesday night in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Columbia resident Darryl Hill, the first African-American man to play collegiate football in the South - the University of Maryland, that is -- received standing ovations this week when he was honored by the Maryland General Assembly.
Freshman Lexie Brown scored a career-high 20 points, while senior Alyssa Thomas added 18 points and nine rebounds, but Maryland's No. 8 women's basketball team fell behind late in the second half and lost at No. 18 North Carolina State, 72-63, on Thursday night.
On Feb. 1, the Howard County Women's Athletics Hall of Fame will induct five new members. Since being established in 1997, the Hall of Fame has honored 68 men and women who have made extraordinary contributions to Howard County women's athletics. This year's inductees are Mike Bossom (Andover, 1988), Shannon Saltzman Webster (Centennial, 1993), Allison Valentino (Atholton, 1993), Tatyana McFadden (Atholton, 2008) and Merri-Ellen James (Glenelg, 1983). The induction ceremony will be held Saturday, Feb. 1, at 6 p.m. at Mt. Hebron High School. An alumnae basketball game will be played prior to the ceremony at 5 p.m. and a high school girls varsity game between Centennial and Mt. Hebron follows at 7.
After being saddled to the bench in the first half with two early fouls, Wells scored 18 points in the second half and hit his biggest shot since coming to Maryland -- a 3-pointer for the win with 5.9 seconds left.
Both Maryland and Miami lost close games at home to ranked teams Saturday, but their respective coaches reacted differently to the defeats as the teams prepared to play each other Wednesday night in College Park.
In the course of a game, Mark Turgeon may yell, stomp his feet, clap his hands, plead or curse. When frustrated with a player, the Maryland men's basketball coach sometimes looks to the rafters as if seeking divine inspiration.
The sixth-ranked Maryland women's basketball team overcame balky early shooting and got valuable contributions from its bench to pull away from Syracuse, 77-62, on Thursday night in front of 3,777 at Comcast Center.
Nick Faust's progression from an inconsistent starter to a contributor off the Maryland bench in nearly every game played out during the second half of his team's 74-66 victory over Notre Dame on Wednesday night at Comcast Center.
The Maryland basketball went from whiteout to brownout to blowout Wednesday night, going from another embarrassing effort in the first half into a much-needed 74-66 victory over Notre Dame at Comcast Center.