Dec. 2, 1955
Governor Theodore McKeldin was in attendance and Bob Kessler scored the first points at Cole as he led Maryland to a 67-55 win over Virginia.
Feb. 21, 1959
Unranked Maryland beat No. 1 North Carolina, 69-51, the first of the Terps' seven wins over top-ranked teams at Cole.
March 16, 1962
Behind Len Chappell and Billy Packer, Wake Forest beat St. Joseph's, 96-85, in the first of 36 NCAA tournament games played at Cole.
Jan. 30, 1965
DeMatha downed Power Memorial, 46-43, ending a 71-game win streak and handing Lew Alcindor the lone loss of his prep career.
March 19, 1966
No. 3 Texas Western stopped No. 1 Kentucky, 72-65, in a unique NCAA final. The Wildcats were all white, and all seven of the players used by the Miners were African-American.
Jan. 9, 1971
Unranked Maryland shocked No. 2 South Carolina in overtime, 31-30. A slow-down first half had just three baskets, and Jim O'Brien got the game-winner.
Feb. 16, 1972
Sophomore Tom McMillen had 27 points as No. 19 Maryland avenged a 20-point loss with a 79-77 overtime win over No. 5 North Carolina and Bob McAdoo.
March 2, 1974
There may have been as many as 16,000 in attendance in the last Cole appearance by McMillen and Len Elmore, a 110-75 rout of Virginia.
Jan. 16, 1975
No. 4 N.C. State's Thompson got 33, but No. 5 Maryland ended a six-game losing streak to the Wolfpack with a 103-85 romp.
Dec. 20, 1978
The unranked Terps ran past No. 4 N.C. State, 124-110, as Ernie Graham, a sophomore out of Dunbar High, poured in 44 points, still a school record
Jan. 27, 1979
Larry Gibson, another Dunbar product, converted a three-point play with one second left as unranked Maryland upset No. 1 Notre Dame, 67-66.
Feb. 27, 1982
En route to a fifth place finish in the ACC, the unranked Terps got 27 points from Adrian Branch and beat No. 1 Virginia and Ralph Sampson, 47-46, in overtime.
Feb. 16, 1983
Branch (left) helps another unranked Maryland team post a 106-94 upset of No. 3 North Carolina, the defending NCAA champ that boasts Michael Jordan.
Jan. 14, 1985
Len Bias and Maryland's defending Atlantic Coast Conference champions topped Duke in overtime, 78-76.
Dec. 12, 1989
En route to its first berth in the NCAA tournament, Coppin State shocked Maryland, 70-63. Since then, the Terps have won 85 consecutive nonconference games at Cole.
March 14, 1991
Richmond and Terry Connolly knock off Syracuse and Billy Owens, 73-69. It was the second NCAA tournament win for a No. 15 seed over a No. 2.
Feb. 11, 1992
No. 2 Virginia beat No. 3 Maryland, 75-74, before a sellout of 14,500, still the largest crowd ever for an ACC women's game.
March 1, 1992
In a season in which he carried the Terps, Walt Williams tipped in his own miss with one second left and upset No. 10 North Carolina, 82-80.
Feb. 6, 2000
Down 12 with seven minutes left, No. 25 Maryland rode sophomore center Lonny Baxter to a 78-73 comeback win over N.C. State.
Jan. 27, 2001
Steve Blake fouled out, the eighth-ranked Terps wasted a 10-point lead in the final 54 seconds, then lost to No. 2 Duke in overtime, 98-96.
Feb. 17, 2002
Sophomore Chris Wilcox and No. 3 Maryland beat No. 1 Duke, 87-73. It was the most high-powered regular-season game ever at Cole, based on the Associated Press rankings of the teams.