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  • NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region

    NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region
    A preview of the NCAA tournament's Midwest Regional: THURSDAY :: LOUISVILLE, Ky. 1 Kentucky (34-0, Southeastern champion) vs. 16 Play-in winner (See matchup below) Kentucky, the tournament’s top overall seed, has a deep roster. No men’...
  • Maryland confident it can beat West Virginia's press

    Maryland confident it can beat West Virginia's press
    There are often several ways to dissect what one college basketball team has to do to beat another in the NCAA tournament, particularly if the teams are close in terms of talent and pedigree. In assessing what fourth-seeded Maryland (28-6) needs to do...
  • Frese and Turgeon: Role models for Maryland

    Frese and Turgeon: Role models for Maryland
    Your recent article about the relationship of Maryland's basketball coaches Brenda Frese and Mark Turgeon triggered a variety of thoughts ("Brenda Frese and Mark Turgeon are mutual admirers as their Maryland teams prepare for March Madness," March 19)....
  • Maryland reserve guard Varun Ram again comes up big defensively

    Maryland reserve guard Varun Ram again comes up big defensively
    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Maryland guard Varun Ram had done it many times before. He had swiped the ball away from Michigan State’s Travis Trice right before halftime of the Big Ten tournament semifinals last Saturday in Chicago. He had picked up a charge...
  • Maryland freshmen Melo Trimble and Jared Nickens were no wallflowers at their first Big Dance

    Ever since they kept Maryland competitive against Virginia in early December despite the absence of injured star Dez Wells, Mark Turgeon's freshmen have saved the Terps in on numerous occasions. Friday night, two of the freshmen helped fourth-seeded...
  • Three keys for Terps in their NCAA matchup against Valparaiso

    Three keys for Terps in their NCAA matchup against Valparaiso
    Maryland opens play in the NCAA tournament against Valparaiso on Friday at about 4:40 p.m. in Columbus, Ohio. Don Markus breaks down five keys for the fourth-seeded Terps against the No. 13 Crusaders. NO EARLY FOULS FOR WELLS Senior guard Dez Wells...
  • Valparaiso defense doesn't plan to deviate from regular-season course

    Valparaiso defense doesn't plan to deviate from regular-season course
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Stick to the principles. That was a general theme emanating from Valparaiso's camp on Thursday, ahead of its NCAA tournament opener against Maryland on Friday at Nationwide Arena. Do the 13th-seeded Crusaders (28-5) respect...
  • 'Hoops U' gives inside look at Notre Dame leading up to tournament

    'Hoops U' gives inside look at Notre Dame leading up to tournament
    Fans can get an inside look into one of Notre Dame’s best teams in recent years. Showtime will air “Hoops U” Wednesday at 8 p.m. The 90-minute film tracks Notre Dame and Maryland through the last part of the season and conference...
  • Terps will be No. 4 seed in first NCAA tournament appearance since 2010

    Terps will be No. 4 seed in first NCAA tournament appearance since 2010
    This was part of the reason Mark Turgeon took the Maryland coaching job four years ago to succeed retiring future Hall of Famer Gary Williams. It was part of the reason Jake Layman stayed in College Park last spring after three players he was...
  • Michigan State roars back to topple Maryland on way to Big Ten final

    Michigan State roars back to topple Maryland on way to Big Ten final
    Michigan State was dead and buried, or so it seemed, when Maryland jumped out to a 16-point lead Saturday at the United Center. But after forward Branden Dawson cleaned up a Matt Costello miss in the first half, he grabbed Costello and screamed: "Let'...
  • Terps forward Evan Smotrycz 'getting back to being himself' in postseason

    Terps forward Evan Smotrycz 'getting back to being himself' in postseason
    Maybe it was the familiar surroundings of the Big Ten Conference tournament, where Evan Smotrycz had played during his first two college seasons at Michigan. More likely, it was just a matter of finally getting healthy. While still bothered by nagging...