During the postgame news conference for Maryland men’s lacrosse coach John Tillman, the yells of joy from the Denver locker room next door threatened to drown out Tillman’s comments, but the coach carried on.
It was one of the few occasions his Terps were not overwhelmed by the Pioneers.
A slow start, a stagnant middle and a quiet end all contributed to No. 6 seed Maryland limping to a 10-5 loss to No. 4 seed Denver in the NCAA Division I tournament final before an announced 24,215 at Lincoln Financial Field Monday afternoon.
The Terps (15-4) are 0-8 in NCAA championship games since capturing the 1975 title. Under coach John Tillman, the program has lost in tournament...