Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts, who lost his starting job to Tua Tagovailoa after leading the Crimson Tide to a national championship in 2016, announced on The Players' Tribune on Wednesday that he will transfer to Oklahoma.
Calvert Hall sophomore Brandon Dorsey is being aggressively recruited by several Atlantic Coast Conference schools, even though he's only a couple of months removed from finishing his freshman year of high school.
The Maryland baseball team makes its first appearance in the NCAA super regionals this weekend with a three-game series against Virginia. To find out a little bit about the Terps' opponent, we traded emails with Andrew Ramspacher, who covers the Cavaliers for The Daily Progress in Charlottesville.
Three Maryland baseball players were named to the 2014 All-ACC team, with senior pitcher Jake Stinnett and junior center fielder Charlie White earning second-team honors while redshirt freshman second baseman Brandon Lowe was named to the third team.
A season that started with Dez Wells missing makeable shots in a one-point loss to Connecticut at the Barclays Center, a season punctuated by Charles Mitchell doing the same in a two-point loss at No. 5 Duke nine days ago, was summed up Monday night in the closing seconds of a 57-55 loss to No. 4 Syracuse at Comcast Center.
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.
Alyssa Thomas had 18 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for her second triple double in three games and fourth of her career as the Terps beat Wofford, 110-53, on Saturday in the Terrapin Classic semifinals.
Along with regular starters Dez Wells, Jake Layman and Shaquille Cleare, junior point guard Varun Ram (River Hill) will likely start when Maryland (5-3) plays George Washington (7-1) in the BB&T Classic at the Verizon Center.
Two Fullers, senior Kyle and freshman Kendall, play defensive back for Virginia Tech (7-3, 4-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), which hosts Maryland (5-4, 1-4 ACC) on Saturday. The Terps, who have lost three straight games, need one victory to become bowl eligible.