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  • Ohio State assistant Dave Dickerson talks about his Terps ties and Wednesday's matchup vs. Maryland

    Ohio State assistant Dave Dickerson talks about his Terps ties and Wednesday's matchup vs. Maryland
    Dave Dickerson's ties to Maryland's men's basketball program go back to playing in College Park for Lefty Driesell and Bob Wade from 1985 through 1989, and coaching there under Gary Williams from 1996 through 2005. Maryland is where Dickerson met his...
  • UConn Opens Basketball Season With Narrow Win Over Maryland

    UConn Opens Basketball Season With Narrow Win Over Maryland
    NEW YORK — For most of the night, it was simply glorious. UConn was doing virtually anything it wanted with the ball, coach Kevin Ollie was shuttling in player after player and each one was functioning flawlessly. And when Shabazz Napier made a...
  • Maryland coach Mark Turgeon knows Terps have to be better on the boards

    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland coach Mark Turgeon said he received a number of text messages after Friday’s season-opening 78-77 loss to then-No. 18 Connecticut from friends in the business who didn’t recognize the Terps, at least when it...
  • Mark Turgeon says 'there's a good chance' Roddy Peters starts at point guard Friday

    Mark Turgeon says 'there's a good chance' Roddy Peters starts at point guard Friday
    Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon said Tuesday that "there's a good chance" freshman point guard Roddy Peters will start Friday against Marist in the opening round of the Paradise Jam tournament in the Virgin Islands. Peters had his best game...
  • Turgeon 'not concerned' about benching Wells over 'miscommunication'

    Turgeon 'not concerned' about benching Wells over 'miscommunication'
    The relationship between Maryland coach Mark Turgeon and Dez Wells has always been a little different from most others the Maryland coach has with his players. Turgeon didn’t recruit Wells out of high school, but gave him a place to land after...
  • Terps' Charles Mitchell playing well off the bench, but should he start?

    Terps' Charles Mitchell playing well off the bench, but should he start?
    An encouraging stat to come out of Maryland’s somewhat disquieting 67-44 victory over Abilene Christian on Wednesday night at Comcast Center was the 36 points the Terps bench players scored. Like the game itself, which saw Maryland score the...
  • Layman's career-high 27 points drive Terps to 89-62 rout of Morgan State

    Layman's career-high 27 points drive Terps to 89-62 rout of Morgan State
    COLLEGE PARK — A single possession summed up the Maryland basketball team's 89-62 victory Friday over Morgan State. It happened late in the first half at Comcast Center, with the Terps already comfortably ahead by a dozen points. A steal by...
  • President Obama planning to attend Maryland basketball game against Oregon State on Sunday

    President Obama planning to attend Maryland basketball game against Oregon State on Sunday
    Astute Maryland basketball fans had long known that the Terps might not be the biggest headliners at Sunday's game against Oregon State. Sure enough, Maryland will be overshadowed at the game by President Barack Obama and the First Family. According...
  • Terps don't impress in 90-83 loss to Oregon State in front of President Obama

    Terps don't impress in 90-83 loss to Oregon State in front of President Obama
    Maryland’s work-in-progress team took the floor Sunday night in a game that felt important because of a big, energized crowd that came not only for the Terps, but to see President Obama and his family seated behind the visitors’ bench. If...
  • Maryland's defense worries coach Mark Turgeon

    Maryland's defense worries coach Mark Turgeon
    Before arriving at Maryland, Mark Turgeon’s Texas A&M teams  had been known for defense. In his last season there, the Aggies ranked 19th in the nation in fewest points allowed and went 24-9. "His values are pretty simple," mentor Larry Brown, now...
  • Despite loss, President Obama's visit caps 'great weekend for Maryland athletics'

    Despite loss, President Obama's visit caps 'great weekend for Maryland athletics'
    Len Elmore couldn't remember whether Richard Nixon ever came to Cole Field House during his presidency, but the former Maryland basketball star recalled an executive order given to longtime coach Lefty Driesell. "Nixon told Lefty that he couldn't play,...