A talk earlier in the season with Maryland coach Mark Turgeon returned sophomore guard Darryl Morsell to the starting lineup. But one more recently was the impetus for the former Mount Saint Joseph standout to be a key figure in the Terps beating Belmont to reach the NCAA tournament Round of 32.
Senior Kady Glynn made a game-high 12 saves, including eight in the first half, to power the Greyhounds’ 13-8 victory over the Nittany Lions and bury the memory of getting benched briefly in Wednesday’s loss at No. 4 Syracuse.
Shakira Austin, an 18-year-old, 6-foot-5 McDonald's All-America forward, leads the No. 7 Terps in rebounding, blocks and double doubles this season while also ranking fourth in scoring and overall steals.
The No. 14 Towson women’s team will seek to upend No. 10 Penn State for the second year in a row; goalie Brandon Warren anchored No. 2 Salisbury’s defensive effort; and No. 3 Maryland was thrilled for midfielder Christian Zawadzki’s first goal in almost four years.
There was plenty of room for improvement in the performance of the No. 24 Maryland men's basketball team Wednesday night, but the Terps only lost to one of the top teams in the country by five points, which bodes well for the rest of the season.
University of Maryland football coach DJ Durkin, who had been suspended since August, has been fired in the wake of the heatstroke death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair and two reports commissioned by the board of regents.