Nearly a quarter-century after he finished his Maryland career starring for a team not permitted to play in the NCAA tournament, Walt Williams will make his March Madness debut Friday in Spokane, Wash.
Lefty Driesell will find out Friday if he will become a finalist for the third time after making it that far in 2003, the year he retired from coaching. Should that happen, he will learn during this year's Final Four if he finally gets in.
We'll find out Friday whether former Maryland basketball coach Lefty Driesell will be a finalist for induction in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame this year, but former Terps star Len Elmore doesn't want to leave anything to chance.
Jim Valvano will be there in spirit Tuesday night when No. 6 Maryland (7-1) plays Connecticut (5-2) — the school that gave Valvano his first big-time coaching job as an assistant — in the featured game of the Jimmy V Classic.
One of the common threads that ties together the 17 seasons Mark Turgeon has been a Division I college basketball coach are the transfers who have helped transform his respective teams, particularly those at Wichita State and Maryland.
Jordan Jones didn't plan on keeping the Charleston Southern coaches waiting. Before his official visit last weekend to the Big South Conference school, the Poly senior told the staff that he'd "give it two days to wait or commit" following his trip.
When the Terps open next season, perhaps as the No. 1 team in the country and probably no lower than No. 3, only forward Jake Layman, center Damonte Dodd and former walk-on Varun Ram will be left over from the team two years ago.
From the time they emerged from a team meeting in the basement of coach Mark Turgeon's home Sunday night, the Maryland players and Turgeon himself have tried to move forward from the shocking image they saw displayed on the living room¿s big screen television a few minutes before.
William & Mary, one of five original Division I schools to never make the men¿s basketball tournament, cut a 22-point deficit with under four minutes remaining to six, but Northeastern held on for a 72-61 win in the Colonial Athletic Association title game.
Four teams had the opportunity to break their first-place deadlock entering the final week of the Colonial Athletic Association's regular season. Each eventually stumbled, which led to a four-way split of the regular season championship between William & Mary, UNC Wilmington, Northeastern, and James Madison.
A year ago, a Maryland team searching for its identity went to a tropical location and seemingly found it at the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands, taking home a trophy and what turned to be a false sense of confidence.
The Navy women's basketball team had the lead with nine minutes to play but fell behind and lost, 68-60, to host Old Dominion in the first round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament on Thursday night.
For the fourth year in a row, H2O, the field hockey club based in Harford County, won gold at the USA National Indoor Tournament (NIT). This year, for the first time in club history, they captured two titles, one in the U14 division, the other in the U19 age group.
Ten years ago, John Gilchrist led Maryland to the 2004 ACC tournament championship, a three-game sweep over the top three seeds that ended with an overtime victory against archrival Duke. Gilchrist was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player after averaging 24 points per game.
While Maryland's 80-60 win at Virginia Tech came against a bad, undermanned team that has lost eight straight games, the Terps showed that they are at least playing up to some of the potential their fans had hoped for going into the season.