Wootton's Class of 2016 wide receiver Trevon Diggs has early offers from Maryland, North Carolina State, Nebraska, North Carolina and Virginia, with his most recent tender caming from a Big Ten Conference program.
As familiar as Maryland became with Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum, the Terps -- who play there Thursday against Florida State in their final ACC tournament before departing for the Big Ten -- could never quite shake the sense that they were guests at somebody else's party.
While the University of Maryland won't be able to reap the rewards of joining the Big Ten athletic conference until July 2014, when it becomes official, it will start benefiting from its academic counterpart — the Committee on Institutional Cooperation — a full year earlier.
Forward Monique Reid sank two free throws with 2.6 seconds remaining to give hot-shooting Louisville an 82-81 upset of defending national champion and top-seeded Baylor in the NCAA women's basketball tournament regional semifinals in Oklahoma City.
When the Maryland women's basketball team steps onto the court Monday night for its NCAA tournament second-round game at Comcast Center, the Terps will be without two starters and a reserve because of injury and another starter who's recovering from illness.
I've been a University of Maryland athletics fan as long as I can remember and I'm graduate of a Big Ten school - Northwestern - so last week's announced move of Maryland from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten ought to be a great marriage for me.
Maryland's decision to move from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten not only caught its fans and students — and possibly ACC officials — by surprise. The stunning announcement that was first rumored late last week and was made official Monday also came as a shock to many of the school's coaches.