Joe Lustgarten scored the final two goals, including the game-winner with 55
|seconds left and an insurance goal 21||seconds later, to cap a 6-0 run as the third-seeded UMBC men's lacrosse team upset second-seeded Hartford, 15-13, in an America East Conference semifinal at Stony Brook's LaValle Stadium. |
5 Loyola women's lacrosse players earn All-Big East honors
Second-seeded North Carolina won its first Atlantic Coast Conference men's lacrosse tournament since 1996 by outlasting Virginia, 16-13, on Sunday in Chapel Hill.
Four hat tricks help top seed and No. 1 Maryland defeat Virginia, 13-9, in women's lacrosse to reach the ACC championship game
No. 5 Syracuse got a measure of revenge in the rematch vs. Loyola Friday night by scoring six consecutive goals early in the first half en route to a 19-9 victory at the Ridley Athletic Complex.
No. 19 Connecticut took a 6-4 lead into halftime and never relinquished it, upsetting No. 7 Notre Dame at home, 10-7, in women's lacrosse Sunday. The Huskies (13-1, 5-1 Big East) won all their home games in a season for the first time in program history. The Fighting Irish (11-3, 5-3) scored just three goals in the second half, two by Lauren Sullivan.
Towson's CAA winning streak in women's lacrosse ends at 17 games with 6-5 loss at Hofstra
Former Lake Clifton point guard Antonio Barton is considering his options after receiving his release from Memphis on Monday.
The No. 6 Notre Dame men's lacrosse team overcame a slow start at home to defeat Big East rival Georgetown, 10-8, on Sunday afternoon.
Hannah Schmitt's sudden-death goal lifts Loyola women over Notre Dame in women's lacrosse, 14-13
The All-Big East Conference selection is an athletic 6-foot-1, 245-pounder who recorded 72 tackles, 15 1/2 for losses as a senior, with 7 1/2 sacks and 11 pass deflections.
No. 10 Massachusetts women rally in women's lacrosse, defeat Richmond, 12-11, in OT
The fourth-seeded Maryland women's basketball team has relied on junior forward Alyssa Thomas for much of the season to overcome injuries and inexperience throughout the rest of the roster.
In 63-48 loss to Huskies in December, Maryland forced 17 turnovers and held opponent to 38 percent shooting
Maryland to play first game at Brooklyn, N.Y., venue for second straight year
After the Loyola women lost to James Madison two weeks ago, Greyhounds coach Jen Adams did not mince words.
If Mason, Montana, Howard, Hampton, UMBC, Seton Hall and Loyola win their conference tourneys it means an automatic bid to the NCAA Division I field. And that would mean a Laurel connection to March Madness for the third year in a row.
Margaret Smith (McDonogh) scored a natural hat trick over a three-minute span in the first half and No. 7 Notre Dame beat visiting No. 18 Ohio State, 13-8, in women's lacrosse Wednesday night.
In November, more than 700 high school boys and girls lacrosse players on 46 teams ¿ came together to raise more than $65,000 for two severely wounded Connecticut soldiers at the seventh annual Sticks for Soldiers Thanksgiving Lacrosse Tournament in Fairfield, Conn.
Maryland bounced Hartford 72-40 Saturday afternoon at Comcast Center in women's basketball and won their sixth in a row.
Connecticut's Ryan Boatright and Omar Calhoun combined for 43 points — almost as many as the entire UMES team — and the host Huskies stayed unbeaten at home with an 84-50 win Monday in the schools' first meeting in men's basketball in 25 years.
The Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League today acquired former Johns Hopkins All-American Paul Rabil from the Rochester Knighthawks, as part of a blockbuster six-player trade that sends Wings forward Dan Dawson and defenseman Paul Dawson to the Knighthawks.
Big East was once the top basketball conference in the country
With Laurin Mincy sidelined for the season, Maryland Terps women's basketball team needs newcomers to step up against Connecticut
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
The University of Maryland's planned departure from the Atlantic Coast Conference has raised questions about the league's long-term survival, a sobering prospect for fans who grew up on games between the Terps and their Tobacco Road rivals.
College basketball previews for Coppin State, Loyola, Morgan State, Mount St. Mary's, Navy, Towson, UMBC and UMES.
When Towson athletic director Mike Waddell broached the idea with Rob Ambrose of taking his football team down to play LSU in Baton Rouge for the fourth game of the 2012 season, the Tigers' coach was decidedly lukewarm.
Maryland receiver Stefon Diggs and running back Wes Brown attended the same high school (Good Counsel) and have a friendly rivalry.
Connecticut sacked Maryland quarterback Perry Hills six times and running back Lyle McCombs rushed for 94 yards and a touchdown as the Huskies (2-1) dealt the Terps (2-1) their first loss of the season, 24-21.
Defensive end sees significant action in front of family and friends
When the Terrapins take the field against Connecticut a little later today at Byrd Stadium, it obviously won¿t be one of the feature games on ABC, but it actually is something of a lynchpin game for Maryland.
It was last Saturday's opening kickoff, and freshman kicker Brad Craddock realized he was the last Maryland Terrapin standing between Temple returner Matt Brown and 60 yards of inviting, open field.
UConn defensive end Tim Willman returns to Maryland Saturday
Jeff Barker on Notre Dame's move to the ACC, Don Markus on Randy Edsall facing Connecticut and Matt Bracken on Sam Cassell Jr.'s NCAA eligibility.
On Saturday, Maryland (2-0, 0-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) plays Connecticut (1-1, 0-0 Big East) —where Randy Edsall coached 12 seasons.
Through its first two games, Maryland (2-0, 0-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) has eight turnovers (five fumbles, three interceptions). Each one was committed by a true freshman.
Maryland would like the running game to take the pressure off freshman quarterback Perry Hills in matchup with Temple
Matt Bracken previews The Sweet 16, his list of the best college basketball players from the Baltimore area.
Stan Ber's Bits & Pieces column
It will be interesting to see what the immediate fallout of the Penn State sanctions might be when it comes to Maryland's football program.
After two seasons at Connecticut, Roscoe Smith is headed to UNLV to finish his college basketball career.