It's not hard to pinpoint the moment when Maryland men's basketball fans felt their team's present connect to its glorious past.
The date was Feb. 24. The opponent was mighty Wisconsin. The final score was 59-53, Terps.
A sellout crowd surged onto the court at Xfinity Center to celebrate a team about to crash the national top 10 for the first time in a dozen years.
"It's a scene I'll always cherish," the university's president, Wallace Loh, recalled. "That was the coming-out party."
Just like that, College Park felt like the basketball town it had been at the height of the Gary Williams...