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  • 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...
  • Teel Time: Virginia's opponent was St. Mary's instead of Florida on preliminary NCAA bracket

    Selection Sunday used to be fascinating but maddening. Fascinating when the NCAA revealed the bracket for its basketball tournament. Maddening when the selection committee refused to detail its deliberations. “If I told you, I’d have to...
  • Teel Time: Solomon, Brey reflect on Notre Dame's rewarding journey to NCAA tournament

    This is Anthony Solomon’s 25th season as a college basketball coach, an odyssey that’s taken him to nine schools and nine NCAA tournaments. He was in the Elite Eight with Virginia in 1995, the Sweet 16 with Notre Dame in 2003. Although the...
  • The Next Level: NCAA tournament edition

    The Next Level: NCAA tournament edition
    Sixteen basketball players from the Baltimore area took part in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. After the first weekend of play, how many remain? Here's a look at how all 16 players fared. Still alive * C.J. Fair's top-seeded Syracuse squad got...
  • Teel Time: VCU and CAA poised for continued NCAA tournament success

    Teel Time: VCU and CAA poised for continued NCAA tournament success
    VCU and the Colonial Athletic Association came oh-so-close to history this basketball season. One more stop Saturday night against Indiana, or one more three, and the Rams would have reached the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16 for the second...