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  • Local college basketball roundup: William and Mary falls to George Mason late

    Just when it looked like William and Mary's winning streak would reach four games, back came George Mason. Sophomore center Erik Copes made a jumper with 1 second remaining, giving Mason a 60-58 victory in a Colonial Athletic Association game Saturday...
  • Saturday's local interest college basketball roundup: Lyons, Air Force upset No. 22 San Diego State

    Senior Michael Lyons of Newport News had 20 points, five rebounds and four assists to help Air Force beat No. 22 San Diego State 70-67 Saturday. With the score tied at 64, Lyons — a Woodside High graduate — hit two baskets to give Air...
  • Family pulled Loyola center Jordan Latham back to Baltimore

    Family pulled Loyola center Jordan Latham back to Baltimore
    The wristband caught his attention several times throughout a typical day. If he took a shower, the blue silicone bracelet stayed on. When he had basketball practice or a game, he moved it from his wrist to his ankle. Pictures of red, yellow and blue...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...