So how does a Maryland basketball program that seemed to be trending downward as recently as 2013-14 ¿ or have you all forgotten the 17-15 season that ended without any sort of post-season invitation ¿ get included by the Sporting News in its ranking of the top 15 programs since 2000-01? It has mostly to do with the weighted points system used to determine a program¿s accomplishments.
In Baltimore, at least, the snow has finally melted and college lacrosse wins and losses and have taken on greater importance after more than a month's worth of games. As we head toward the season's midpoint, trends are beginning to emerge. Here's my take on what we've seen thus far.
Cornell coach Ben DeLuca would not comment on the status of injured superstar Rob Pannell after the Big Red's 12-6 win against Syracuse on Tuesday. Pannell had surgery in early March for a broken bone in his foot. The injury typically sidelines athletes for at least six weeks.