If the Towson men's basketball team wished to re-emerge as a Colonial Athletic Association contender, Thursday night's home game against second-place College of Charleston qualified as a can't-miss opportunity
The matchup between No. 7 Maryland and No. 11 Michigan State at the Breslin Center on Saturday will not only help determine the outcome of the Big Ten regular-season championship. It could also be one of the games that ultimately figures into the Big Ten Player of the Year voting, and if you listen to ESPN analyst Jay Bilas, the national Player of the Year voting as well.
Bert Jones, who quarterbacked the Colts to three AFC East championships in the 1970s, was elected Friday to the College Football Hall of Fame. A first-team All-American at LSU, Jones is one of 16 players and coaches named to the class of 2016, which will be inducted in December.
After transferring from Iowa in June 2014, sitting out last year, and overcoming a bout of mononucleosis last month, the senior free safety made his first career start in the Tigers' season-opening 28-20 loss at East Carolina on Saturday.
In two seasons, Webster an Elkton native, piled up 88 tackles, 26 sacks, 31 tackles for losses, an interception and three forced fumbles. He also caught two touchdowns lining up at tight end and returned a blocked punt for a touchdown.