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  • Projected starters for Terps vs. Valparaiso

    Projected starters for Terps vs. Valparaiso
    No. 4 seed Maryland and No. 13 seed Valparaiso play today at 4:40 p.m. in a first-round NCAA tournament game. Here's a look at the projected starting lineups: Maryland starters Melo Trimble, 6-3, 190, FR: Having established himself as one of the top...
  • Valparaiso University campus ready to dance

    Valparaiso University campus ready to dance
    Spirits are high on Valparaiso University's campus as the Crusader community is excited to be participating in the NCAA's big dance. Just two weeks ago, VU came out on top in the Horizon League tournament, sending them back to the NCAA basketball...
  • 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...
  • Merrillville's Victoria Gaines, Michigan City's Michal Miller named Indiana Girls All-Stars

    Merrillville's Victoria Gaines and Michigan City's Michal Miller have made the cut for the Indiana Girls All-Stars, who will play Kentucky in the annual girls basketball series in June. Gaines, a 6-1 forward who averged 11.5 points, is headed to...
  • Big Ten could face choice between Fox Sports 1, ESPN

    Big Ten could face choice between Fox Sports 1, ESPN
    Last week, I wrote a column about the Big Ten’s upcoming negotiations on a TV deal and how the conference might have a choice between staying with ESPN or going with Fox Sports 1 on the cable side. It detailed the risks of leaving the broad reach of...
  • Former Duke star Bobby Hurley experiences a different side of NCAA tournament

    Former Duke star Bobby Hurley experiences a different side of NCAA tournament
    Before his team left to play Kentucky early this season, second-year Buffalo coach Bobby Hurley put on the ring he received for helping win back-to-back national championships at Duke in 1991 and 1992. It was the first time he had worn it since becoming...
  • Previewing Maryland-Valparaiso with a Valpo beat reporter

    Previewing Maryland-Valparaiso with a Valpo beat reporter
    To start gearing up for Maryland's NCAA tournament opener against Valparaiso, we traded emails with Paul Oren, who covers the Crusaders for The Times of Northwest Indiana. You can check out more of Paul's coverage here, as we inch closer to the tip-...
  • In Valparaiso, Terps will see a similar team on Friday

    In Valparaiso, Terps will see a similar team on Friday
    The team Maryland is scheduled to face Friday in the 2015 NCAA tournament in Columbus, Ohio, came into the season thought to be too inexperienced to be competitive in its league. As the season went on, and as injuries to key players piled up, the team's...
  • UIC loses to Green Bay 70-56 in Horizon League tourney semifinals

    UIC loses to Green Bay 70-56 in Horizon League tourney semifinals
    VALPARAISO, Ind. — Keifer Sykes scored 30 points — including 15 in the final seven minutes — to lead No. 2 seed Green Bay to a 70-56 win over No. 6 seed Illinois-Chicago in the Horizon League tournament semifinals Saturday night....
  • 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...