On the men’s side, No. 8 Syracuse and No. 6 Loyola Maryland will kick off the weekend’s first-round action of the NCAA tournament, while No. 9 James Madison and No. 14 Stony Brook will meet in the first round of the playoffs on the women’s side.
Also, Carly Tolino credits a significant change to her development as UMBC’s starting goalkeeper, Towson’s 16-game streak of at 10-plus faceoff wins was sparked by Jack McNallen, and Kealey Allison has an outside shot at a freshman record at McDaniel.
Former Maryland safety Darnell Savage Jr. went from being a three-star prospect out of high school to a second-team All-Big Ten selection as a senior last season and now is among the top players at his position heading into the 2019 NFL draft.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, just announced that they will put part of their enormous wealth behind an effort to spread the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s successful STEM honors program to two University of California colleges.
Alex Smith, a starting short-stick defensive midfielder for the No. 3 Terps, has played in all 10 games this spring, and his father has attended all but one because of a little something called Super Bowl LIII.
After nearly leading Maryland to victories at Indiana and over No. 10 Ohio State last fall, quarterback Tyrrell Pigrome is trying to make a good first impression on new coach Michael Locksley and offensive coordinator Scottie Montgomery.
Also, the Hood men’s and women’s programs are making history, the Maryland men are expecting the return of a top player for Sunday’s opponent, and there’s a familiar name leading the UMBC men in assists.
George C. McGinty, Towson University's first women's gymnastics coach, who led the team to postseason competition and a national title, died Thursday of congestive heart failure at his Jarrettsville home. He was 85.
No. 21 Maryland's loss to 13th-seeded Nebraska Thursday at the United Center marked the third straight year the Terps have lost their opening game in the Big Ten tournament and was one of the worst defeats in Mark Turgeon's eight seasons.
The senior attackmen, a two-time finalist for the annual award akin to the Heisman Trophy, and Boston College senior attacker and 2018 Tewaaraton winner Sam Apuzzo top the watch list released Thursday night.
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.