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  • George Mason leaves CAA for Atlantic 10 in latest conference realignment

    George Mason leaves CAA for Atlantic 10 in latest conference realignment
    After the Colonial Athletic Association lost its third marquee member in 10 months, and fourth school in the past year, commissioner Tom Yeager vowed that the league will remain viable and relevant. "I do know, and have every confidence, in the...
  • Teel Time: Shaka Smart's future, George Mason's conference switch lead offseason intrigue

    Teel Time: Shaka Smart's future, George Mason's conference switch lead offseason intrigue
    The Final Four is more than a week away, but college basketball’s annual offseason intrigue already is at full boil, especially here in our little corner of paradise. We’ve got it all, from conference realignment to the coaching carousel and...
  • Sweet 16: Eric Atkins, Notre Dame

    Sweet 16: Eric Atkins, Notre Dame
    With Notre Dame up 63-62 with 42 seconds remaining against Xavier in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Eric Atkins had the ball in his hands with designs on increasing the Irish’s tenuous lead. The Mount St. Joseph grad took the inbounds...
  • Don Markus: Terps and Wells seem to be getting raw deal from NCAA

    Don Markus: Terps and Wells seem to be getting raw deal from NCAA
    The news that Dez Wells was transferring from Xavier to Maryland over the summer brought mixed reactions from Terps fans who knew about the player’s triumphs and troubles during his freshman year at the Ohio school. Wells was one of the best...
  • Dez Wells cleared by NCAA, will play for Maryland this season

    Dez Wells cleared by NCAA, will play for Maryland this season
    Two days before opening the season against defending national champion Kentucky, the Maryland basketball team scored its first significant victory Wednesday when transfer Dez Wells was declared eligible by the NCAA. Wells, a 6-foot-5 sophomore guard from...
  • Terps strive to push past Elite Eight

    Terps strive to push past Elite Eight
    Even with the Final Four not for another five months, the Maryland women's basketball players already are having wistful thoughts of New Orleans. The Crescent City is the site of the sport's showcase event this season, and the fifth-ranked Terps say...
  • Terps Trio: QB in 2013, Dez Wells' impact and national media's hoops predictions

    Terps Trio: QB in 2013, Dez Wells' impact and national media's hoops predictions
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland¬† sports. Who will be Maryland’s quarterback next season -- or at least who will be in the mix? Jeff...
  • The Sweet 16: Ranking Baltimore's best Division I college basketball players

    The Sweet 16: Ranking Baltimore's best Division I college basketball players
    For the second straight year, The Baltimore Sun has counted down the best returning Division I college basketball players from this area. Players were chosen based on previous college accomplishments and projections for the 2012-13 season. College...
  • Terps face reeling Lafayette squad that was just routed by Kentucky

    Terps face reeling Lafayette squad that was just routed by Kentucky
    Maryland basketball coach Mark Turgeon had to reschedule this team's practice Monday in preparation for Tuesday's game against Lafayette in order to attend the campus news conference to announce the school's move to the Big Ten from the Atlantic Coast...
  • Purdue sputters as three-pointers flutter against Xavier

    Purdue sputters as three-pointers flutter against Xavier
    WEST LAFAYETTE - The line between good and bad is somewhat narrow. Matt Painter knew that before Saturday, but against Xavier at Mackey Arena he could put a number on it specifically. Seventeen. "Obviously when you shoot 0-for-17, you've got to...
  • Davidson strengthens Atlantic 10 basketball

    Last year, Davidson declined an invitation to join the Colonial Athletic Association. This week, the Wildcats accepted membership in the Atlantic 10. Ah, the power of television and men's basketball. Both the Richmond-based CAA and Newport News-...