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  • Is Dez Wells on the Mount Rushmore of Maryland dunkers?

    Is Dez Wells on the Mount Rushmore of Maryland dunkers?
    In recognition of 70 years of dunking in college basketball, Maryland's athletic website put up a poll earlier this month asking fans to vote on the best dunk in Terps history. (It includes a highlight video that's well worth watching.) I'm not sure...
  • A return to Penn State, 25 years later after a night (and game) to forget

    A return to Penn State, 25 years later after a night (and game) to forget
    Driving up to Penn State on Saturday dredged up some nasty memories of my last trip to Happy Valley for a Maryland men's basketball game. It wasn’t much fun for the Terps, either. It was March 1990, the end of coach Gary Williams’ first...
  • Junior point guard Anthony Cowan Jr. commits to Maryland

    Junior point guard Anthony Cowan Jr. commits to Maryland
    Anthony Cowan Jr.'s roots at Maryland run deep. Growing up in Bowie, he attended Gary Williams' summer camp in College Park several times. His father, Anthony Sr., received his master's from the school. His grandmother works in the university's African-...
  • Most impactful recruiting periods in Maryland history

    Most impactful recruiting periods in Maryland history
    As Maryland's current freshman class has gotten off to a strong start in 2014, it's a good time to look back at some of the best recruiting periods in the program's history. 1970- 1972:  Lefty Driesell was starting his second season when he brought...
  • Keith Gatlin talks about Harry Giles' visit to Maryland

    Keith Gatlin talks about Harry Giles' visit to Maryland
    Keith Gatlin did not come up to Maryland for Midnight Madness when he was being recruited by Lefty Driesell. Nor does Gatlin remember much from that event during his career in College Park, which ended in 1988. “I came up on my official...
  • Rousing applause greets Len Bias' induction into Terps Hall of Fame

    Rousing applause greets Len Bias' induction into Terps Hall of Fame
    COLLEGE PARK -- For each inductee he introduced Friday night, emcee Chick Hernandez ran through a list of that person's accomplishments at the University of Maryland. For most who were announced, the 400 people gathered at tables in the Heise Room at...
  • Len Bias' legacy still resonates as he goes into Maryland's athletic Hall of Fame

    Len Bias' legacy still resonates as he goes into Maryland's athletic Hall of Fame
    COLLEGE PARK — Mark Turgeon's two distinct memories of Len Bias have lasted three decades. The first occurred when Turgeon was a sophomore point guard at Kansas, sharing the same court at the Greak Alaskan Shootout with a junior rising star from...
  • Five questions heading into the Terps' first basketball practice

    COLLEGE PARK — On one of the more memorable sports weekends in recent Maryland history – with the induction of the late Len Bias into the school’s athletic Hall of Fame Friday and the football team’s first home Big Ten game against...
  • Memories of Len Bias are complicated, but still remain strong

    Memories of Len Bias are complicated, but still remain strong
    If Len Bias could attend his own Hall of Fame ceremony on Friday, he'd do so as a 50-year-old man. That's a heck of a thing to wrap your head around if, like me, you grew up as an obsessed ACC basketball fan in the 1980s. Lenny has lived as an idea...
  • Easton, Whitehall clash in battle of unbeatens

    Easton, Whitehall clash in battle of unbeatens
    Arizona rocks college football's landscape again by beating national power Oregon for a second year in a row. … The Kansas City Royals drew first blood in their ALDS matchup with the Angels with, of all things, a home run. … In Saturday's...
  • After years of struggles, Maryland is back on the college baseball map

    After years of struggles, Maryland is back on the college baseball map
    Maryland baseball coach John Szefc paused and looked forward, trying to articulate just how special it was to be part of the Terps' first NCAA tournament team in 43 years. Szefc was just 4 years old when Maryland lost its first two games in Gastonia, N....