| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:44 AM
The Atlantic 10 Conference aspires to be the nation’s best basketball-centric league, and commissioner Bernadette McGlade believes a new, eight-year media rights package affirms that status.
A-10 officials and television partners ESPN, CBS Sports...
| May 31, 2012
In 1993, four Atlantic 10 Conference teams advanced in the NCAA tournament. Eleven years later, the league's Xavier and Saint Joseph's were a victory away from the Final Four.
As exceptional as those seasons were, commissioner Bernadette McGlade believes...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Isaiah Philmore was a fixture for three years in John Carroll’s lineup. The same was true for the 6-foot-8, 235-pound forward when he continued his playing career at Towson.
During the 2011-12 season, however, Philmore was relegated to an...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:47 AM
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...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 10:44 AM
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...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:13 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 7:04 PM
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...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 8:48 AM
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?
| Nov 15, 2012
| 6:26 AM
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...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:57 PM
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...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 10:19 PM
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...