Maryland fans willing to cut short their tailgating before Saturday's homecoming football game against Clemson -can come to Comcast Center at 1 p.m. for the annual Red-White men's basketball scrimmage.
On a night when the current men's and women's teams were introduced to a raucous crowd of more than 12,000, the two legendary coaches and more than two dozen of their former players were the stars of an event that celebrated the past while getting ready for what fans expect to be a breakthrough season under third-year coach Mark Turgeon.
Former Maryland basketball star Juan Dixon said Wednesday that he received a telephone call over the summer from current Terps coach Mark Turgeon, who asked if it would be all right for incoming freshman Roddy Peters to wear No. 3.
It turns out that Turgeon wasn't the one to nix the idea of Peters wearing a number that hangs from the ceiling of Comcast Center and belongs to Maryland's all-time leading scorer. Dixon was apparently not on board with the idea.
With Tuesday marking the season's unofficial start of Maryland men's basketball coverage, coach Mark Turgeon and the Terps spoke to the media at the team's media day inside Comcast Center. Below are the highlights from his half-hour press conference.
Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon -- along with women's basketball coach Brenda Frese -- as well as their respective teams will be stepping back in time for Maryland Madness. Rather than hold the preseason event at Comcast Center, the Terps will hold it at Cole Field House on Oct. 18. The men's team officially starts practice Friday.
The announcement Tuesday that Maryland Madness will be held at Cole Field House for the first time since the building was closed to basketball in 2002 was welcomed by two former coaches who spent a lot of time there and whose teams won many big games there.
The University of Maryland, College Park agreed to actively recruit qualified alumni of the Knowledge is Power Program charter schools in Baltimore and Washington and provide them with academic, financial and social support.
Facing a $21 million operating deficit and a continuing legal skirmish with the Atlantic Coast Conference, the University of Maryland says it's not yet in position to restore any of the seven athletic teams eliminated in budget cuts last year as it had hoped.
South Forsyth (Ga.) guard Sarah Myers and West Forsyth (Ga.) center Jenna Staiti decided to follow Lexie Brown's path from Georgia to Maryland by making their commitments two years before they will graduate high school.
As they enter the 61st and final year of their partnership, Maryland and the Atlantic Coast Conference are like a newly divorced couple that is forced by circumstances to continue to live together and makes a halfhearted pledge to remain friends.
As Maryland prepares for its 2014 entry into the Big Ten — a potent conference boasting football stadiums with nearly twice the capacity of Maryland's — the state's flagship university needs to grow its fan base, its athletic fundraising and its imprint on the region.
It now appears that Alex Len could become the No. 1 pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers despite being sidelined since early April after undergoing surgery to repair a partial stress fracture in his left ankle.
Except for the fact that his left foot is encased in a protective boot, and that most of his training is done sitting down, little has changed for former Maryland center Alex Len as he gets ready for next week's NBA draft.
Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon believes that you can never have enough shooters. That philosophy was proven again Sunday, when junior wing Jared Nickens verbally committed to the Terps after taking a visit to College Park over the weekend.
One of the first trips Mark Turgeon made after succeeding Gary Williams at Maryland was to Baltimore. A little more than two years later, Baltimore remains a priority for Turgeon in terms of his program's fans and future players.
Packed to the rafters and filling the floor of the Comcast Center, the Class of 2013 at the University of Maryland, family and friends gathered Sunday to say goodbye to campus life and hello to new opportunities.
Michelle Obama encouraged the graduates of Bowie State University on Friday morning to live up to the legacy of their university's founders and the leaders of the civil rights movement by promoting the importance of education in the black community.
A more compassionate attitude creates self-confidence. Self-confidence encourages trust. And trust forms the basis of friendship, whether be between individuals, between members of different religions or between nations.
What has been anticipated around the Maryland basketball season for months has become reality: sophomore Alex Len will forego the last two years of his college career, a source with knowledge of the situation said Sunday night.