Finishing her high school career as the all-time leading scorer in Long Reach basketball history, senior Lyric Swann has been named the Howard County girls basketball Player of the Year for a second straight season.
Maryland sophomore center Bruno Fernando and junior guard Anthony Cowan Jr. announced Monday that they will make themselves eligible for the NBA draft, but both are leaving the door open for a possible return to College Park next season.
After leading Howard County in total points and steals this winter as a senior, and finishing his career as the second-leading scorer in program history, Oakland Mills' Daeshawn Eaton has been named the Howard County boys basketball Player of the Year.
Gerstell is are moving into the MIAA A Conference, the league's highest level of play, for 2019-20. The league’s competition committee, which permits league movement for the various participating sports every two years, last month approved Gerstell’s switch to the A Conference.
Phil Booth, the fifth-year senior guard and Mount St. Joseph graduate, closed out his career for the Villanova Wildcats with two NCAA championships, four Big East tournament crowns and four Big East regular-season titles.
Westminster's Zoe Costley, Manchester Valley's Josey Klingenberg and Liberty's Rachel Thiem and Tristan Kent were honored on the Maryland Basketball Coaches Association All-State Girls and Boys basketball teams for the 2018-2019 season.
A talk earlier in the season with Maryland coach Mark Turgeon returned sophomore guard Darryl Morsell to the starting lineup. But one more recently was the impetus for the former Mount Saint Joseph standout to be a key figure in the Terps beating Belmont to reach the NCAA tournament Round of 32.
Maryland's win over Belmont in the NCAA tournament Round of 64 in Jacksonville, Fla., put the Terps one win away from returning home to play Michigan State or Minnesota in the Sweet 16 at Capital One Arena in Washington.
Freshman forward Jalen Smith finished with 19 points and 12 rebounds, while former Mount Saint Joseph teammate and sophomore guard Darryl Morsell tied his career high with 18 points to lead sixth-seeded Maryland to a 79-77 win over 11th-seed Belmont in the NCAA tournament Round of 64.
Freshman forward Jalen Smith led Maryland to a 79-77 win over 11th seed Belmont with 19 points and 12 rebounds in a Round of 64 game in Jacksonville, breaking the Terps' five-game postseason losing streak.
Several Maryland players say that the Terps might have taken Nebraska too lightly going into their Big Ten tournament opener in Chicago, and will take that hard lesson into Thursday's NCAA tournament opener against No. 11 seed Belmont in Jacksonville.